Getting an ID card

A student talking to an office worker

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Admin worker: International Student ID card?

Student: Yes, that’s right.

Admin worker: Have you got the form?

Student: Yes, here it is.

Admin worker: OK, let’s see. Name – Ahmed, surname – Saeed, age 14, address ... (pause) ... oh, what’s your address?

Student: 14 Spring Avenue …

Admin worker: 14 Spring Avenue ...

Student: Leicester.

Admin worker: Can you spell that, please?

Student: L-E-I-C-E-S-T-E-R.

Admin worker: What’s your postcode?

Student: LE14 2GZ.

Admin worker: LE14 2GS.

Student: No, 2GZ.

Admin worker: OK, 2GZ. And what’s your nationality?

Student: I’m British.

Admin worker: What’s your school?

Student: Newtown Secondary School. N-E-W-T-O-W-N.

Admin worker: And what’s your date of birth?

Student: The 2nd of June 1998.

Admin worker: 02/06/1998 (the second of the sixth, 1998). Have you got a photo?

Student: Yes, here you are.

Admin worker: Thank you. One moment, please ... (pause) ... and here’s your card.

Student: Thanks. Bye.

Discussion

Do you have an ID card? When do you use it?

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Comments

Submitted by UrbaezEdith on Sun, 07/08/2018 - 00:56

Yes, i have an ID Card and i use for everything. To registrate in any instituted

Submitted by Grozinho on Mon, 02/26/2018 - 12:54

Yes, I have one. In my country we usually use to pay only a part of a ticket at the theather, at the museum, etc.
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Submitted by Ahjeen on Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:50

I don't have any ID card now.
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