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Is this Paul Smith’s office?

Listen to the following conversation between Tim, a new marketing staff and Lucy, a receptionist.

Is this Paul Smith’s office?

TimHi. Is this Paul Smith’s office?
LucyNo, it isn’t. His office is over there, but, he isn’t here today. He is in Brussels.
TimWhat about his assistant?
LucyNo, She’s in Brussels, too. They’re at a conference.
TimOh, OK. I’m Tim Johnson, by the way.
LucyAre you the new guy in Marketing?
TimYes, I am. And you are…?
OliveLucy!
LucyYes, Olive. … That’s my boss. Olive Green.

Contraction in English

PositiveNegative
I‘m
am
here.I‘m not
am not
here.
He
She
It
‘s
is
He
She
It
isn’t
is not
We
You
They
‘re
are
We
You
They
aren’t
are not

Note: We don’t say “I amn’t”

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