Session 6 – January 26th
False Friends Practice
My first day at work
I remember me when I first started at the company, my first day was very strange! For three years ago I applied for a job here – it was very convenient because the company is in the near of my house. I felt myself really happy because before I had been working in Stuttgart and needed over an hour to drive to work every day.
– I remember when….
– Remind me about…
On the first day I decided I would go to work in the by bus. I had to wear a special dress suit (“soot”) for day one to impress my boss and new colleagues, so I left at 7.30 a.m. A strange man got on the bus two stops after me – he looked like very nervous and stressed. He showed his ticket to the driver, but the driver told him it wasn’t guilty valid for the journey. The man shouted angrily at the driver. I don’t know why, but I felt sorry for him. I looked to see if would have I had enough money to pay for his ticket, and I did.
The man came and sat down next to me. He said ‚thank you’ and said he was very interesting -ed in where I worked. I told him I worked at firma the company Käßbohrer in Laupheim. He said ‚Then let’s meet us at the cafeteria in the morning break and I can give you back your money – I work at Käßbohrer too!’. He was one of my new colleagues….