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  Lección Sexta (6ͣ)  
  Adiós, doctor Good bye, doctor
  (Continuación de la lección quinta.) (sequel to the 5th lesson).
1 ¿Dice cuando vendrá? Does (he) say when (he) comes [will come] ?
2 Mañana, y dice que tiene una buena noticia. To-morrow, and (he) says that (he) has [holds] [a] good news.
3 ¿Regresara en el tren de la tarde? (1). Will (he) come back by [in] the afternoon train?
4 No lo dice, pero parece seguro. (He does) not say it, but (it) looks certain.
5 Muy bien; iré a la estación (2).
Adiós doña Clara,
Very well; (I) will go to the station.
Good bye, Mrs. Clara.
6 ¿Se marcha usted tan pronto? Do you leave [march him your Honour] so quickly?
7 Dispense; me falta tiempo. Excuse (me); I lack time [time fails me].

Adiós, doctor. (Doña Clara, sola) :
Es un excelente médico, pero ¡qué palurdo!

Good bye, doctor. Mrs. Clara, alone :
(He) is an excellent doctor, but what (a) yokel!

1 El doctor tiene mucho dinero. The doctor has much money.
2 Tu amigo no ha podido venir. Your friend has not been able to come.
3 ¿Viene usted a la estación? Do you [does your H.] come to the station?
4 ¿Tiene usted tiempo ahora?

Have you [has your H.] time now?

5 ¿Qué dice doña Clara? What (does) Dona Clara say?
6 ¿Qué dice usted? What (do) you [your H.] say?

Mi marido parece triste (treesty).

My husband looks sad.
8 Usted parece triste. You [your H.] looks sad.

1 La tarde : the afternoon, same word as tarde, late.

La estación: the station; you will also see : la estatua, the statue;
el estomago, the stomach; Estraburgo, Strasbourg;
especial, special, etc., and even : la libra esterlina : the pound sterling.

3 Mind the pronunciation of excelente.
  Let us make it clear that has is ha when an auxiliary and tiene in the other cases.
Thus : Carlos ha visto París : Charles has seen Paris (to have, auxiliary);
Carlos tiene un amigo : Charles has a friend (to have, possess).

And, since, to say you (singular) we use the 3rd person :
Usted me ha permitido : you have [your H. has] permitted me...,
and Usted tiene mi dinero, you have my money.

These are very small difficulties which won't resist a few days' practice;
you'll soon realize that.
It is normal that in the day's lesson, some points should appear a little foggy to you :
light will be given by the following lessons, naturally and without any effort.
For the moment, your work remains a passive one : reading and repeating.
You are on the travelling belt : let yourself be carried.