Unit 5, The Post Office.

Literal Translation


Yuri: Stanps, tokens, packages, telegrams. Mother wher we must line up?
Helena: You can read: Stamps, tokens, fax, telegrams. Here-there, we must send (a) telegram to grandmother.
There (is)the line to send telegrams.
Mikhael: What possible to write to grandmother?
Yuri: I know. "Grandmother, shalom, good in Israel. Important to learn Hebrew. Nice to live in Ashdod. Possible to work at market place and also to go to (the) sea.
Helena: Yuri, why only "good?", "nice", "possible"? (One) must write also what not good, what not agreeable, what (is) impossible?
Yuri: O.K.! "Grandmother Shalom. Good in Israel, but difficult to learn at school with kids Israeli. In summer hot and it not agreeable.
Mikhael: All right! "Grandmother, Shalom. Good in Israel, but difficult to learn at school with kids Israeli. In summer hot and that's not nice."
Mikhael: What that? This letter and not telegram. I no want to write letter. I want to write telegram. I have problem, I need driving licence quickly and the licence mine in Russia. Possible to write: Grandmother Shalom. Good in Israel. How are you? I need driving licence. and my licence in Russia.
Please to send me quick to address: Family Gurewitch, Street "Akhad ha-Am 28..."Shalom and thanks, Mikhael.
Helena: Great.

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