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topic: MEETING PEOPLE - Conversation 1

Choose the correct, most natural-sounding responses according to the context of the
conversation:

TOM SIKORSKI: Hi, How are you?


YOU: Good, thanks. How are you? Are you also _____________ at this hotel?
staying

traveling
sleeping

TOM SIKORSKI: Yes, my wife and I are staying here. Where are you from?
YOU: I'm from Japan. _____________ ?
What are you
What about you
Where are you

TOM SIKORSKI: I'm from Poland. How do you like Miami?


YOU: I ____________ very much. The weather is fantastic!
enjoy

am lovely
like it

TOM SIKORSKI: Yes, it is. Are you traveling alone?


YOU: No, I'm here with my wife ____________.
equal
as well
equally

TOM SIKORSKI: Well, it was nice to meet you. My name is Tom, by the way...
YOU: Nice to meet you, Tom. I'm Hiro. Enjoy ____________ of your stay!
the rest

the remains
what's left

TOM SIKORSKI: Thanks, Hiro. Take care!

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topic: MEETING PEOPLE - Conversation 2

Choose the correct, most natural-sounding responses according to the context of the
conversation:

MARY ROGERS: Hi, can I help you find something?


YOU: Yes, I'm looking for the Guggenheim Museum... but I think I'm _____________.
gone

confused
lost

MARY ROGERS: Oh! I'm going to the Guggenheim Museum. I'll show you where it is.
YOU: Thank you! I really _____________ that.
thank
appreciate
approve

MARY ROGERS: My name is Mary, by the way. Where are you from?
YOU: I'm _____________. My name is Adriana.
from Italy

Italy
from Italian

MARY ROGERS: Nice to meet you, Adriana. Are you studying here?
YOU: No, I'm just here ____________.
vacation time
on vacation
with a vacation

MARY ROGERS: And how do you like New York?


YOU: I like it ____________. It's a very interesting place.
much
very
very much

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topic: TALKING TO PEOPLE - Making small talk 1

Choose the correct, most natural-sounding response according to the context of the
conversation:

ALEJANDRO: Excuse me, is the City Museum around here?


YOU: I don't know. I don't _____________ here.
have a house
visit
live

ALEJANDRO: Oh! Where are you from?


YOU: I'm from South Africa... I'm here ______________ holiday.

on
with
of

ALEJANDRO: I'm not from here either. I'm from Argentina. I'm studying at the university.
YOU: Oh, yeah? What ______________?
are you learning
do you learn
are you studying

ALEJANDRO: Architecture... What about you? Are you a student?


YOU: No, I ____________ last year. I studied Nursing.
ended

graduated
diploma

ALEJANDRO: That's a really good profession. There's a lot of demand for it these days.
YOU: Yes, it's hard work, but I find it very ____________. I like helping people.
forwarding
rewarding
up

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topic: TALKING TO PEOPLE (about your age, family, etc.) 1
Choose the correct word(s) to complete each sentence:
1) You look much _________________ than you are.
young
younger

2) I'll _________________ next month.


be 25
have 25

3) My grandfather _________________ away ( = died) last month.


went
passed

4) I'm _________________. My husband is a doctor.


engaged
married

5) I'm the youngest of my _________________ ( = brothers and sisters).


siblings
offspring

6) I'm _________________. I'm getting married next May.


married
engaged

7) I live _________________.
alone
lonely

8) I don't have any _________________.


children
child

9) I have two _________________. We live in a three bedroom apartment.


inhabitants
roommates

10) _________________ is your son?

How many years


How old

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topic: TALKING TO PEOPLE - Saying goodbye 1

Choose the correct, most natural-sounding responses according to the context of the
conversation:

ALEJANDRO: Well, it was a pleasure meeting you.


YOU: _____________! I had a great time talking to you.
Same
Also
Likewise

ALEJANDRO: If you ever visit Argentina, please let me know...


YOU: Absolutely... Give me your e-mail address. We'll keep _____________.
touching
in touch
with a touch

ALEJANDRO: I'd like that...


YOU: And thanks for ______________...
buy me lunch
purchasing lunch
buying me lunch

ALEJANDRO: No problem... Anyway, enjoy the rest of your trip...

YOU: You too! ____________ at university!


Good luck
Good fortune
Lots of good fortune

ALEJANDRO: Thanks... Have a safe trip back.


YOU: Thank you. Bye... ____________!
With care
Take care
Care for it

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topic: INTERNET CAFES/COMPUTERS 1
Choose the correct word to complete each of the following sentences:

1) How much does it cost to

(use/take) a computer for half an hour?


use

2) Do you have

(wire/wireless) internet access here?


w ireless

3) I can't

(log/enter) on.
log

4) It's asking me for a

(pass/password).
passw ord

5) I need to

(check/review) my e-mail.
check

6) Do you have

(headphones/ear-muffs) that I can use?


headphones

7) Can I

(bring/get) a coffee, please.


get

8) Do you

(serve/feed) food here?


serve

9) I need to

(scan/scanner) my passport.
scan

10) Can I

(print/printer) something?
print

11) How much do I

(owe/give) you?
ow e

12) I was

(on/in) ( = connected) for 25 minutes.


on

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topic: ASKING FOR DIRECTIONS 1
Choose the correct, most natural-sounding responses according to the context of the
conversation:

YOU: Pardon me, is there a bank around ______________?


near

close

here

PERSON ON STREET: Yeah, there's one on this street, just keep walking straight for two
blocks and you'll see it.

YOU: Which ______________ of the street is it on?


part

side

location

PERSON ON STREET: It's on this side... Are you looking for a particular bank?
YOU: No, ______________ bank will do. I just need to exchange some money.
any

no

such a

PERSON ON STREET: Oh... You know there's also a currency exchange place not too far
from here...

YOU: Oh there is? How do I _____________?


come to

get there

get

PERSON ON STREET: It's just one block past the bank that I told you about. When you come
to the bank, just keep going straight.

YOU: Perfect. Thanks ___________ help!


to

for some

for your

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topic: ASKING FOR DIRECTIONS 2

Choose the correct, most natural-sounding responses according to the context of the
conversation:

YOU: Pardon me, do you _____________ Emilio's Restaurant is?


recognize where
know where
know some

PERSON ON STREET: Emilio's... Isn't that on Beverly?


YOU: I'm not sure. ______________ it was around here.
Someone told me
I said
You can say

PERSON ON STREET: Yeah, I know the place... It is on Beverly. OK, you have to turn around
and drive that way... and when you get to Beverly Blvd, turn right.

YOU: So, I have to make a ______________ and go back the other way?
U-turnaround
U-turn
U-maneuver

PERSON ON STREET: Yes, until you get to Beverly Blvd.


YOU: And how many _____________ is that from here?
blocks
squares
stops

PERSON ON STREET: I'm not sure, but it's about 1 mile, more or less.
YOU: And then I ___________ on Beverly?

make a left
make for the right
make a right

PERSON ON STREET: No, then you turn LEFT on Beverly... And you'll see the restaurant on
your left.

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