Ms. Lulu, this is my first time to try hula dancing. What should I keep in mind?
I’d like you to use your imagination. In hula dancing, the movements have to represent things in nature.
I need you to do it more slowly. Otherwise, it won’t look like a wave.
This isn’t as easy as it looks!
That’s true, but you’re getting the hang of it.
Thanks, but don’t post any videos of me on social media.
Welcome back to “Business World Tonight.” Before the commercial break, Professor Gloria Williams was explaining her economic forecast.
Yes, it’s going to be a year of ups and downs in the economy.
We’re almost out of time. Could you quickly sum up your main points?
Sure, Barry. The world is going through major changes. We need to adapt to them quickly.
I think everyone agrees on that.
It’ll be tough, but I am hopeful for the future.
Hello. I’d like to have a special personal seal made.
Right. Let me show you some of my beautiful seals. This rosewood one is exquisite.
It really is. But I’m afraid it’s beyond my budget. Is there any chance I could get a discount?
Hmm… I can give you 10 percent off.
OK. How long does it take to make one?
We can make it today and deliver it to your hotel.
Bob, all my paintings look the same. I want to improve my art. Do you have any advice?
I have a couple of ideas, Sally. First, you should go to art museums to get inspiration.
OK, I can do that. Anything else?
Your brushstrokes should be more varied so as to make your paintings more interesting.
Can I use my fingers too?
Sure, that’s a good technique. You don’t have to rely on brushes only.
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I just realized I have no cash on me.
Could you lend me some? I’ll pay you back the next time I see you.
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Some of our most important clients are visiting our factory next week. I’d like you to show them around.
I’m counting on you, so don’t let me down.