Scene 1: Bedroom
Mama: Angelina....wakey wakey....time for breakfast....
Angelina: Hmmmmm......(stretching all out).....what's for breakfast, Mama?
Mama: What do you think? Your usual, of course. Unless you want something else?
Angelina: May I have salmon instead of tuna?
Mama: Of course you can.
Scene 2: Kitchen
Mama: Here you are, Your Royal Highness. Salmon on a plate.
Angelina: Auw.....Mama....you're so kind. I'm no royal anything...I'm just your sweet darling daughter....
Mama: Whatever..... Hurry up. We need to start on your language lesson.
Angelina: On a Sunday?
Mama: Does it matter what day? I have to work on weekdays so I'm free to teach you only on weekends. Unless you want to do it at night?
Angelina: Okay.....weekend is fine as long as it's daylight.
Mama: Yeah...so that you don't miss your favourite TV shows....
Angelina: You know me so well, Mama....
Mama: Oooh...shut up and eat. Be quick.
Scene 3: StudyAngelina: I have the textbook, notebook and pencil ready. I'm yours to teach....
Mama: Good girl. Now, turn to page 10, Chapter 2: Forms of Greetings
Angelina: Wow! Is this what I'm going to say when I meet Tom for the first time?
Mama: Yes. Also when you meet Nicole, Michael and Nikki.
Angelina: Can't they speak English? Why must I learn their language?
Mama: Yes. They can speak English. But you don't. You speak Australian.
Angelina: Oh! What's the difference?
Mama: That's why you need these lessons. Now read.
(to be continued)