Welcome to our "English for new immigrants" section. We have created this section for newcomers to an English-speaking country to be able to practice English related to things you might have to do every day. The new English vocabulary you learn will help you integrate into society, and make life in your new country easier. Most of these questions use our patented approach, which combines both grammar and vocabulary training, and spans a range of levels from low-intermediate to low-advanced.
Topic: SETTING UP GAS/ELECTRICITY 2
EXERCISE/VOCABULARY PRACTICE TEST:
Meter = Device which shows how much gas, electricity, or water is being used
To read a meter = To check a meter in order to see how much gas, electricity, etc. is being used
Bill = A monthly statement which shows how much you have to pay for the gas or electricity you used
Power = A common way to say "electricity"
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THINGS TO LISTEN FOR:
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Your service was cut off. = We stopped providing you with gas, electricity, etc. (usually because of non-payment)
. = We don't provide service to that neighborhood.
The first bill will include the installation charge. = You will have to pay for installing the service on the first bill that you receive.
We also provide solar energy solutions. = We can set up a non-traditional solar energy system in your home.
We'll need two days notice to stop your service. = It will take two days to stop your service.