Spanish Dialog - Costa Rica

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Primera escena –
Hablando por teléfono:
Nick: Salimos para Costa Rica en tres días. ¿Tenemos todo listo?
Genniy: Yo compré los boletos y busqué mi pasaporte.
Cathy: Yo hice las reservaciones para el hotel en Costa Rica.
Ryan: ¡Bueno! Nos vemos en tres días en el aeropuerto.

Segunda escena –
En el aeropuerto:
Nick: Hola amigos. ¡No puedo creer que hoy vamos a viajar a Costa Rica!
Cathy: ¿Tienen Uds. los pasaportes y los boletos?
Genniy: Sí, los tenemos, y las maletas también.
Ryan: ¿Por qué no hacemos cola para facturar el equipaje?
Nick: Buena idea. Lo facturamos y le preguntamos al agente a qué hora sale el vuelo.
Genniy: O podemos mirar la pantalla para saber la hora de salida.
Ryan: El vuelo sale de la puerta veintiocho a las ocho y media.
Cathy: Ya son las ocho. ¡Vamos!

Tercera escena –
En el aeropuerto de Costa Rica:
Nick: Yo estoy muy cansado. Nosotros necesitamos pasar por la aduana.
Cathy: Yo también, no dormí en el avión.
Ryan: ¿Dónde está el reclamo de equipaje?
Genniy: Está allí, vamos a buscar nuestras maletas.
(Llegan al reclamo de equipaje)
Nick: ¿Dónde están mis maletas?
Cathy: Yo no sé, pero mis maletas están aquí.
Ryan: Nuestras maletas están aquí, vamos al hotel.
Genniy: Necesitamos tomar un taxi.

Cuarta escena –
En el hotel:
Nick: El hotel es grande, ¿dónde está la recepción?
Cathy: La recepción está allí, vamos a recibir la llave.
(Se aleja)
Ryan: Vamos a las habitación por tomar el ascensor.
Genniy: La habitación está en el segundo piso.
Nick: ¡Estamos aquí! Sacamos la ropa de las maletas.
Cathy: Ahora vamos a la playa para jugar el voleibol.
Ryan: Nosotros tenemos que traer los trajes de baño, una red, y una pelota.
Genniy: Yo soy muy bueno en voleibol, yo juego en un equipo.
Nick: No me gusta el voleibol, yo prefiero fútbol americano.
Cathy: Fútbol americano es un deporte peligroso y aburrido.
Ryan:…...

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