Thomas’ Personal Information
What’s your name?
Thomas Spaeth. And where do you live?
Boston. How old are you?
I’m 23. And what do you do?
I’m a teacher. Have you got any brothers or sisters?
Yes I do, I have a sister. How old is she?
She is… twenty-eight. And what does she do?
She’s a manager of a café. And what’s the name of the café?
The Fresh Pot Café. And what does she do in the café?
She, er, sorts out timetables and takes care of orders and stocking and general maintenance
of the café. OK thanks. Erm, what’s your favorite film?
Erm… the Godfather. And why do you like it?
Because it’s a long story that includes, er, interesting characters, and has a fantastic
plot. And it takes place in my hometown, New York.
Ah, very interesting. Erm, are you reading a book at the moment?
Yes I am. What’s the name of the book?
The book is called the House of Leaves. And what’s it about?
It’s about a family that moves into a house that has many, many more rooms than anybody
could have imagined. Ah, interesting. Erm, what are your parents’
names? My father’s name is Donald and my mother’s
name is Pamela. OK. And what do they do?
Erm… Donald is retired, and my mother owns a teashop.