Man: Sorry1 … can I … can I sit here?
Man: This chair … is it free? Can I sit here?
Woman: Oh, sure, that’s fine, let me2 just put my bag on the floor.
Man: Thank you … so, um, er … are you American?
Woman: I am, I’m from California.
Man: Ah, nice! … er, where … whereabouts?3 Which bit?
Woman: San Diego. You’re English?
Man: Well, Welsh, actually4, my family’s from Cardiff, but I live in London now. What about you?5 Do you live here or are you visiting?
Woman: Oh, no, I’m … I’m studying here. I wanted to come and practise my Spanish.
Man: Oh, OK. Do you speak much Spanish?
Woman: Uh, I know a little bit, because there are a lot of Spanish speakers in Southern California, where I live, but not really that much. … You?
Man: No, no … gracias and that’s about it. That’s why I came to Guatemala actually, because I know a lot of people come here to learn Spanish, and … just travelling6 around, so I … I thought I’d, you know, make the most of it7.
Woman: Right. Oh, it looks like we’re going in … I’m Gina, by the way8.
Man: Oh … um … Daniel … pleased to meet you.