Most of us own expensive gadgets. Here are some questions you may have about getting your electronic gadgets repaired. Sample answers are also provided.

‘My mobile phone isn’t working. How can I get it repaired?’ ‘You’ll probably have to send it back to the manufacturer.’

‘There is something wrong with my watch. It loses time.’ ‘You will perhaps have to change the battery.’

‘My watch is fast. Where can I get it repaired?’ ‘There’s a good watch repair shop down the street.’

‘Do you repair laptops / smartphones / televisions / cameras?’ ‘Yeah, we do.’

‘Do you do laptop repairs?’

‘My laptop doesn’t shutdown. Can you repair it?’

‘How much will it cost?’ ‘It’ll cost about 50 dollars.’

‘When will it be ready?’  ‘It’ll be ready by evening.’

‘How long will it take?’ ‘It’ll take three days.’

‘I’m a little busy at the moment. I won’t be able to repair it until Monday.’

‘I’ll repair it straight away.

‘Do you repair it yourself?’ ‘No, we don’t do it here. We send it back to the manufacturers.’

‘It isn’t worth repairing. You should consider buying a new laptop.’

‘I don’t think you should get this laptop repaired. It isn’t worth it.’

‘I’ve come to collect my camera. Is it ready yet?’


Could you develop these films for me?

Do you want matt or gloss prints?

I left some photos to be developed. Are they ready yet?