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Basic English Conversations

Basic English Conversations Basic English conversations help beginning learners build basic English skills. Each conversation group includes a few short conversations introducing basic English phrases. These short dialogues are ideal as models for beginners to begin speaking English.

Introductions Telling the Time Giving Personal Information In a Shop In an Airport Asking for Directions In a Motel / Hotel In a Restaurant

Introductions

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Hello. My name's Peter. What's your name? Janet. Where are you from Janet? I'm from Seattle. Where are you from? I'm from Madrid. Are you American?

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Yes, I am. Are you Spanish? Yes I am.

Key Vocabulary My name is... What's (is) your name ... Where are you from? I'm from... Are you (Spanish, American, German, etc.) Hello and Goodbye - Three Short Conversations Hello

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Hello, Peter. How are you? Fine, thanks. How are you? I'm fine, thank you.

Goodbye Goodbye, Janet. See you tomorrow! Bye bye, Peter. Have a nice evening.

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Thanks, you too! Thanks.

Key Vocabulary Hello... How are you? I'm fine, - OK, - well, thank you Goodbye, - bye bye See you tomorrow Have a nice evening, - day

Beginner Dialogues - Telling the Time

What time is it? - I 1. Excuse me. Can you tell me the time, please? 2. Yes, of course. It's seven o'clock. 1. Thank you. 2. No problem. What time is it? - II 1. What time is it? 2. It's half past three. 1. Thanks. 2. You're welcome. Key Vocabulary Excuse me. Can you tell me the time, please? What time is it? It's half past... It's quarter past... It's ten to... It's quarter to... o'clock

Beginner Dialogues - In a Shop
1. 2. 1. 2. 1. 2. 1. 2. 1. 2. Can I help you? Yes, I'm looking for a sweater. What size are you? I'm an extra large. How about this one? Yes, that's nice. Can I try it on? Certainly, there's the changing rooms over there. Thank you. How does it fit? It's too large. Do you have a large?

Yes, here you are. Thank you. I'll have it, please. OK, how would you like to pay? Do you take credit cards? Yes, we do. Visa, Master Card and American Express. 2. OK, here's my Visa. 1. Thank you. Have a nice day! 2. Thank you, goodbye. Key Vocabulary Can I help you? Can I try it (them) on? size - extra small, small, medium, large, extra large How does it fit? changing rooms How would you like to pay? credit cards

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Beginner Dialogues - Giving and Requesting Personal Information
Personal Information 1. What's your surname (family name)? 2. Smith 1. What's your first name? 2. Fred 1. Where are you from? 2. Atlanta, Georgia 1. What's your job? 2. I'm a teacher. 1. What's your address? 2. 34 White Street 1. What is your phone number? 2. 308-6730 1. How old are you? 2. 54 1. Are you married? 2. Yes, I am. Key Vocabulary

surname, family name, first name Where are you from? What's your job? address? phone (telephone) number? How old are you? Are you married? married, single, divorced, separated

Beginner Dialogues - At the Airport
1. Good morning. Can I have your ticket, please? 2. Here you are. 1. Thank you. Would you like smoking or nonsmoking? 2. Non-smoking, please. 1. Would you like a window or an aisle seat? 2. An aisle seat, please. 1. Do you have any baggage? 2. Yes, this suitcase and this carry-on bag. 1. Here's your boarding pass. Have a nice flight. 2. Thank you. Passport Control 1. Good morning. Can I see your passport? 2. Here you are. 1. Thank you very much. Are you a tourist or on business? 2. I'm a tourist. 1. That's fine. Have a pleasant stay. 2. Thank you. Key Vocabulary Can I have your ticket? smoking, non-smoking window, aisle seat baggage, suitcase, carry-on bag boarding pass flight Can I see your passport? tourist, business

Beginner Dialogues - Asking for Directions
Directions I 1. Excuse me. Is there a bank near here? 2. Yes. There's a bank on the corner. 1. Thank you. 2. You're welcome. Directions II 1. Excuse me. Is there a supermarket near here? 2. Yes. There's one near here. 1. How do I get there? 2. At the traffic lights, take the first left and go straight on. It's on the left. 1. Is it far? 2. Not really. 1. Thank you. 2. Don't mention it. Key Vocabulary Is there a _______ near here? on the corner, on the left, on the right straight on, straight ahead traffic lights Is it far?

Beginner Dialogues - In a Motel / Hotel
Getting a Room for the Night 1. Good evening. Can I help you? 2. Yes, please. I'd like a room for the night. 1. Would you like a single room, or a double room? 2. A single room, please. How much is the room? 1. It's $55 per night. 2. Can I pay by credit card?

1. Certainly. We take Visa, Master Card and American Express. Could you fill in this form, please? 2. Do you need my passport number? No, just an address and your signature. 1. (fills out the form) Here you are. 2. Here's your key. Your room number is 212. 1. Thank you. 2. Thank you. If you need anything, dial 0 for the reception area. Have a good stay! Key Vocabulary Can I help you I'd like a room single, double room Can I pay by credit card? fill in this form passport number room number reception

Beginner Dialogues - At a Restaurant
Hi. How are you doing this afternoon? Fine, thank you. Can I see a menu, please? Certainly, here you are. Thank you. What's today's special? Grilled tuna and cheese on rye. That sounds good. I'll have that. Would you like something to drink? Yes, I'd like a coke. Thank you. (returning with the food) Here you are. Enjoy your meal! 2. Thank you. 1. Can I get you anything else? 2. No thanks. I'd like the check (bill - UK English), please. 1. That'll be $6.75. 2. Here you are. Keep the change! 1. Thank you! Have a good day! 2. Bye. Key Vocabulary 1. 2. 1. 2. 1. 2. 1. 2. 1.

Can I see a menu? here you are Enjoy your meal! Would you like ... Can I get you anything else? I'd like the check (bill - UK English), please. That'll be $6.75. Have a good day! BUKU INI AKU PERSEMBAHKAN KEPADA TEMENKU DI PUMITA YG BELAJAR BAHASA INGGRIS BY RADEN MUSTOFA HILMI