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Proposals. Free Parking Place Downtown / in the City Centre at Weekends. Interaction by Fernando (consolidated C1 level), Alberto and Sara, Avanzado level students (2012-13)
There was some confusion with the topic: banning or allowing? Proposal or New law? Anyway...
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Beg. a bit long. The other two could've uttered some little comment and/or F. could've done this in two steps or something. Anyway, it was good it ended with a question.
Speacial uses of "there's" in oral English: "There's no cars"
the car parking area IS free
car park (British English) - parking lot (US American English)
because my daughter IS TAKING classes
to have A FREE PARKING space
If people can park for free, more people WILL come to my shop, so they'LL buy more…
I can EARN more money.
BEARING THE crisis is very hard, so…
ENDURING the crisis
How PUBLIC TRANSPORT WORKS in the city
MORE expensive than they were in the past
IT's (TTTTTT) too difficult
The elderly NEED TO use public transport
if the major improveS this law
for me the best THING/OPTION is this law
You're a very TOUGH business woman!
I think YOUR PROBLEM is not a big deal, REALLY.
THere IS ANother problem…
Maybe if people have to pay we CAN AVOID…
get to their jobs ON time
pay TO PARK / for PARKING
One euro! That's cheap!
The possibilities are improvING public transport (verbos haciendo de nombres en -ing, mejor)
SO THAT THE MAJOR IS AWARE OF the problem
So who IS GOING TO write the letter?
But I can try TO. (see ellipsis in Grammar Bank 6B - Advanced)
WELL DONE, PEOPLE!!!