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Internet Service

Date: Oct 04 2002

簡介

1. Learn Vocabulary - Learn some new vocabulary before you start the lesson.

2. Read and Prepare - Read the introduction and prepare to hear the audio.

Using the internet from home is very common. But you first must order the service.
There should be a few service providers in your area, if you live in the U.S. Just give one of them a call.
Beth recently made a similar call to set up her service. Listen below and learn how she did it!

Dialog

1. Listen and Read - Listen to the audio and read the dialog at the same time.

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2. 學習 - Read the dialog again to see how the vocab words are used.

Rep

Beth

Beth

Rep:   Thank you for calling Qwest DSL. My name is Donnie. Your name, please?

Beth:   Beth.

Rep:   How can I help you out today?

Beth:   I’m interested in learning about your DSL service.

Rep:   Let me run a test on your phone line to see what’s available for you.

Beth:   Okay. Great.

Rep:   How many telephone numbers do you have with us?

Beth:   Oh, one.

Rep:   Okay. And what the DSL would do is just come in over the same telephone number and allow you to be on the phone and the internet at the same time over that one telephone line.

Beth:   Okay. And how fast is that connection?

Rep:   That’d be a 256k connection.

Beth:   Okay. And is that guaranteed 24/7?

Rep:   It would be a guaranteed connection, yes.

Beth:   What about, um, one other question.

Rep:   Sure.

Beth:   Um, what’s the ISP situation? Do you get that as part of the service?

Rep:   You would have to select an internet service provider to use in conjunction with the DSL.

Beth:   And what about email accounts?

Rep:   That’s through your internet service provider.

Beth:   And is that free, or is that an extra charge?

Rep:   The ISP’s tend to range from, say, eighteen to twenty-two dollars. So all in all you’re looking at about forty bucks a month, give or take.

Beth:   And are you having any promotions?

Rep:   Right now the activation for the service is free and the hardware is five dollars a month.

Beth:   And what is that? Is that like a modem?

Rep:   Yep.

Beth:   Okay, great. Well, thank you for your help.

Rep:   You’re welcome. Thank you for calling Qwest. Have a good day.

 

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討論

As you can see, it only takes a few minutes to get the information you need to make a decision. Beth asked many good questions about options.
The rep was very nice and helpful. Most customer service reps like this are. Just remember some of the key questions that Beth asked and you’ll have an internet connection in no time!
I hope today’s lesson was helpful! Good luck trying it out!
Your American Friend,
John

 

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third space

Comoros

no sound in here

11:11 AM Dec 07 2007 |

jennifer_zhangying

Taiwan

It will be costed about $20 for every month If we apply for DSL with the connection of 2MB. it would be fast and serve for 24/7. 

09:14 AM Dec 06 2007 |

atulg

India

It takes only 250 per month for 256 kbps in India

11:01 AM Nov 29 2007 |

atulg

India

we also have the same process

11:00 AM Nov 29 2007 |

so_0

so_0

Viet Nam

If you can not hear the sound, you can enjoy it by using this link:http://www.englishbaby.com/files/render_mp3/lesson/audio/629.rm/lesson_audio.mp3

Well, thank you about this. With me, this is so fast!

 

04:33 PM Nov 28 2007 |

joshuazisgsdje

Philippines

Hi hello everybody. I am Miss Joshua A. Estrada. Just wanna top developed on how to speak an english well.

Hope you will help me…Many thanks! 

11:47 AM Nov 28 2007 |

frozentrone

Germany

thanks alot, i learn some new words here! XD

04:12 AM Nov 26 2007 |

王雪芹

Comoros

very good

08:35 AM Nov 24 2007 |

majamaja

Bosnia and Herzegovina

no sound

 

06:33 AM Nov 23 2007 |

nasrinmasady

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

voice is not available

06:31 AM Nov 21 2007 |

moya01

moya01

Nicaragua

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11:50 PM Nov 14 2007 |

moya01

moya01

Nicaragua

there isnt more sound

11:48 PM Nov 14 2007 |

Nasroerrouje

Tunisia

No sound exist !

09:45 PM Nov 14 2007 |

ketus

ketus

Hungary

It costs about 15$ in Hungary, and 1024Kbit/s  is guaranteed:)

06:34 PM Nov 10 2007 |

ashok130163

India

No Sound aviliable.

10:47 AM Nov 05 2007 |

raknaja

raknaja

Thailand

Sound can not work. >_<........

09:18 AM Nov 05 2007 |

foodever

foodever

China

it costs like rmb600 ($80) a year for a connection of 512k in China, isn’t it inexpensive?

08:14 AM Nov 01 2007 |

some_one

some_one

Egypt

no sound

08:11 PM Oct 28 2007 |

ElEanor

ElEanor

China

The way is quite similar to here in China. But after the telephone communication, DSL company's staff will come to install line connection(like the medem) to make sure it is done.

02:04 AM Oct 11 2007 |

abida

India

no soundddddddddddddddd!!!!

09:20 PM Oct 10 2007 |

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