Speaking Skills

Marco Loria

CHAPTER

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What’s your name?

Learn to:

Introduce yourself and others

Greet people

Spell your name

A

Introducing yourself Formal: Hello. My name is Lisa Atkins. Pleased to meet you, Mrs. Atkins. I’m Jim Morrison. Pleased to meet you, too, Mr. Morrison. Informal: Hi, I’m John. Hi John. I’m Mark. Nice to meet you. Nice to meet you too!

Q & A

1. 2. 3.

What’s your name? What’s your first name? What’s your last name?

» » »

My name is … My first name is … My last name is …

B

Greetings Formal: - Hello Ms. Simpson. How do you do? - I’m fine thank you. How about you? - I’m fine, too. Thanks. - Hi Grace. How are you? - Not too bad, and you? - I’m good thanks.

Informal:

Also…

Good morning!

Good afternoon!

Good evening!

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His name is Christian. 4. How do you spell your last name? What’s your mother’s name? What’s your father’s name? Nice to meet you! Questions Speaking Skills – Level 1 | 3 . I’d like you to meet my assistant. Informal: Q & A 1. 1. Introduce yourself at a party. 2. Introduce yourself to the new president of your company. It’s 9 a. A N B O C P D Q E R F S G T H U I V J W K X L Y M Z Now You Try! Tasks 1.C Introducing other people Formal: Good afternoon Mr. Ask a classmate what her name is. 3. Introduce your teacher to a friend. sir? » It’s K-R-O-V-A-C. 6. 2. It’s 7 p. Ericsson. 3. What’s his name? What’s her name? What’s their last name? What’s your last name? » » » » His name is … Her name is … Their last name is … Our last name is D Spelling your name How do you spell your last name. 4.m.m. 4. Greet your boss. 2. Her name is Dina. 3. Ask the other person her name. This is my brother. 5. Hi Maria. Greet your classmates.

No. we’re not. - What city are you from? From Paris. How about you? What country are you from? I’m from Brazil. Where are you guys from? We’re German. Where are you from? What city are you from? What country are you from? What nationality are you? Are you from Rome? » » » » » I’m from … I’m from … I’m from … I’m … Yes. 2. No. 5.CHAPTER 2 Where are you from? Learn to: Say where you are from Say where others are from A Saying where you are from - Where are you from? I’m Australian. I was born in New York. I’m French. We’re from Munich. we are. I am. We’re from … We’re from … We’re from … We’re … Yes. I’m from Sydney. 3. 4 | Speaking Skills – Level 1 . I’m not. Q & A 1. 4. Also… - Where are you from? I'm American.

3. English. Portuguese. Where’s Nikola from? He’s Greek. Indian. Yes. they aren’t. 2. Spanish. Welsh. Where is he from? Where is she from? Where are they from? Is he from Mexico? Is she from Korea? Are they from Spain? » » » » » » He is from … She is from … They are from … Yes. Ask your teacher what country he is from. she is.an . Jamaican. Yes. 3. What nationality is Elton John? Oh. he’s British. Finnish Chinese. Thai. No. Swiss. he isn’t. they are. she is. 1. No. 4. Nationalities . Canadian.ian . 5. 2. 3. Japanese. 6.B Saying where others are from Is Kumiko Japanese? Yes. they’re from Napoli. Pakistani. Peruvian Q & A 1. Where’s Barrack Obama from? Where is your boss from? What nationality is Jackie Chan? Speaking Skills – Level 1 | Questions 5 . Ask a classmate what city her parents are from. He was born in London. South African Australian. Ukrainian Irish. Danish.ese -i Irregular American. Israeli. I think he’s from Athens. 2. she isn’t. French. Tell the class what nationality you are and what city you are from. Korean. No. Now You Try! Tasks 1. Nepali New Zealander. She’s from Kobe. Are your parents Italian? Yes.ish . he is. Taiwanese Iraqi.

CHAPTER 3 What’s your e-mail address? Learn to: Read and give your e-mail Count to 100 Give your phone number and address A Reading e-mail addresses dash dot j o h n _ s m i t h . Do you know Gabby’s e-mail? Yes. What’s yours? Mine is thopkins@fedal.1 9 7 0 @ n e t w o r k .com.ca Note My e-mail is … Your e-mail is … = = Mine is … Yours is … C Counting to 100 1 11 21 2 12 22 3 13 30 4 14 40 5 15 50 6 16 60 7 17 70 8 18 80 9 19 90 10 20 100 6 | Speaking Skills – Level 1 .com What about Robert’s? His email is r-jackson@newlife. her e-mail address is gabbyfonseca@total.net. c o m at underscore B Giving your e-mail address Hey Walt. what’s your e-mail address? It’s walt_watkins@RTgroup.

Medellin dianebrown@gmail. 2. and phone number? What’s your boss’s e-mail address? Speaking Skills | 7 .D Giving your phone number Bob. E-mail: Phone: Address: p_garcia@fontmasters. E Giving your address What’s your address Lee? It’s 989 Main Street. Mr. com (504) 896-3908 Calle 46A 63-108. That’s my cell phone number. This is the phone number to our office. What are your e-mail. Colorado Is Sam’s address 203 Bayne Avenue? No. BC Questions 1. Delta. Tell the class about Pedro and Diane. - - Now You Try! Tasks 1.com 6548-9612 111 Fairwood St. 674-1802? Thanks. Ask a classmate what his phone number and e-mail address are. address. It’s 204 Bayne Avenue. what’s your phone number? It’s 504-4896. 2. Littleton. it isn’t. Clark. Our phone number is 674-8967.

What’s the date today? It’s October 24th. December is the last one. What’s the seventh? Saturday is the sixth day of the week. Or is it the seventh? B Talking about days and months May Sunday 1 8 15 22 29 Monday 2 9 16 23 30 Tuesday 3 10 17 24 31 Wednesday 4 11 18 25 Thursday 5 12 19 26 Friday 6 13 20 27 Friday.CHAPTER 4 When is your birthday? Learn to: Talk about days and months Say when holidays are Say when your birthday is A Reading ordinal numbers 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th First Second Third Fourth Fifth 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th Sixth Seventh Eighth Ninth Tenth 11th 20th 21st 30th 31st Eleventh Twentieth Twenty-first Thirtieth Thirty-first January is the first month of the year. January April July October February May August November March June September December 8 | Speaking Skills – Level 1 . May 27th Saturday 7 14 21 28 - What day is it today? It’s Monday.

Ask your teacher when Mother’s Day is in his country. 3. in July. 2. In the US. 2. 5. 1. on the 1st. When is Mother’s Day in your country? Poland USA 2ND SUN of MAY 1ST MON of SEP JUL 4 Costa Rica AUG 15 MAY 1 SEP 15 a) b) c) Mother’s Day Labor Day Independence Day MAY 26 MAY 1 NOV 11 D Saying when your birthday is My birthday is … on Friday / next Friday. It’s my birthday… Now You Try! Tasks 1. on April 26th.C Saying when holidays are Mother’s Day is on May 26th in Poland. 3. Ask a classmate when his birthday is. Mother’s Day is on August 15th. And in Costa Rica. ( Ex: The first month is… ) What day is it today? When is Christmas Day? What’s the date today? When is your birthday? Is today the 11th? Questions Speaking Skills – Level 1 | 9 . today / tomorrow. 4. List the 12 months of the year. it is on the second Sunday of May.

How’s the weather today? It’s raining a lot! But it’s warm. Sunny Cloudy Snowy How’s the weather in Alaska? It’s usually very snowy in the winter.CHAPTER 5 How’s the weather? Learn to: Describe the seasons and the weather Describe temperature A Describing the seasons and the weather Spring Summer Fall Winter What’s the weather like in Vancouver? It’s very sunny in the summer and spring. it’s cloudy and rainy. In the winter. Rainy Partly Sunny Windy 10 | Speaking Skills – Level 1 .

How’s the weather in your city today? What’s the temperature today? Speaking Skills – Level 1 | 11 . It’s about 28 degrees Celsius year-round. What’s the average temperature in Panama? It’s usually hot. It’s around 42 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter and 65 degrees in the summer. 2. Now You Try! Task Tell the class about the weather in USA today. Seattle 59 / 70 New York 14 / 32 Los Angeles 72 / 86 Phoenix 70 / 82 Houston 66 / 73 Miami 75 / 79 Questions 1.B Describing temperature F° 100 86 77 59 41 14 C° 38 30 25 15 5 -10 Scorching Hot Warm Cool Cold Freezing What’s the temperature in Scotland? Scotland has cold winters and warm summers.

It’s 9 o’clock. do you have the time? Sure. 12 | Speaking Skills – Level 1 . It’s twelve fifteen. B Asking for the time At the office What time is it Jin? It’s ten past eight. It’s four forty-five. or It’s five after five. Thank you very much.CHAPTER 6 What time is it? Learn to: Tell time Ask for the time Talk about the periods of the day A Telling time It’s five oh five.m. You’re welcome. It’s 5:30 p. What time is the meeting at? It’s at 9:00. or It’s quarter to five. or It’s quarter after twelve. or It’s ten to eight. At a train station Excuse me. It’s seven fifty. It’s five thirty.

1. It’s 12 o’clock midnight in Hong Kong.C Talking about the periods of the day It’s 9 o’clock in the morning in Vancouver. Ask someone at your office for the time Ask your teacher what time it is in her hometown now Ask the taxi driver for the time What time is it now? What time is it in these cities? Questions Caracas Barcelona Cairo Chicago Sydney Speaking Skills – Level 1 | 13 . Vancouver 9 AM New York 12 PM London 5 PM Hong Kong 12 AM Mumbai 9:30 PM It’s 12 o’clock noon in New York. 2. 3. It’s 5 o’clock in the afternoon in London. 2. Now You Try! Tasks 1. It’s 9:30 at night in Mumbai.

I work at our plant in Detroit. - What company do you work for? We both work at Allianz. Do you work in New York? No. Where do Where does you they we he she work? work? » » I They work at … We He works at … She 14 | Speaking Skills – Level 1 . What country does she work in? She works at our office in Spain. - Where does Irene work? She works for Novartis.CHAPTER 7 Where do you work? Learn to: Say where you work Describe your company Explain what your company does A Saying where you work Where do you work Carl? I work at Toyota. 2. What city do you work in? We both work in Munich. - Q & A 1.

3. WE SELL Now You Try! Tasks 1. software. 3. OR I work in a school restaurant hospital travel agency C Explaining what your company does What does your company do? insurance We provide training educational customer services. OR medicines. computers. 2. 1.B Describing your company What kind of company do you work for? I work for a financial construction technology food company. We make cars. Tell the class about your company Ask a classmate what kind of company he works for Ask a classmate to explain what his company does What kind of company is Apple? What does Philip Morris do? Where does your best friend work? Questions Speaking Skills – Level 1 | 15 . 2.

- What’s your job Claire? I’m a flight attendant. - - What do you do Mike? I work as a waiter and bartender. 16 | Speaking Skills – Level 1 . Which restaurant do you work at? I work at an Italian restaurant downtown. I write articles for a business magazine. - - Notes What do you do? I work as a waiter. = = What’s your job? I’m a waiter. I work from my house.CHAPTER 8 What do you do? Learn to: Describe your job Describe your schedule Say how often you do things A Describing your job - - What do you do Zack? I’m a writer. How many flights do you take? I take three or four flights a week. Do you work in an office? No.

I work a lot. 2. I check my e-mail. C How often do you do that? 100% 80% 50% 10% 0% I always… start at 8:00 check my e-mail I usually… get off at 7:30 use my laptop I sometimes… meet with clients go out for lunch I rarely… use my mobile read newspapers I never… have lunch alone have meetings Now You Try! Tasks 1. I go home after that. I start work at 9 am. Finally.B Describing your schedule My name is Austin and I’m a salesman. First. I usually go out for lunch with other doctors. 5. I meet with my boss. 2. 1. I examine patients in the mornings and then at 1:00 I have lunch. I visit some of my clients or work on the computer. Ask a classmate where he works and what he does Ask a classmate what time his day starts and finishes Ask a classmate who he has lunch with What do you do? What do you do in the mornings at work? What time do you have lunch? What do you do in the afternoons? What time do you get off work? Questions Speaking Skills – Level 1 | 17 . 3. I’m a general surgeon. 4. At 12:30. Then. My name’s Rebecca. I have lunch with my co-workers in the cafeteria. After that. 3. In the afternoon. I get off work at around 6 pm. from 3pm till about 8pm I do surgeries. My day starts at 8:00.

And I usually drink tea with milk. What do you have? I have pancakes with syrup.CHAPTER 9 What do you eat for breakfast? Learn to: Say what you eat for breakfast. Wow that’s a lot! I usually only eat some cereal with strawberries or blueberries. How about you Sue? Oh. Sue: Laura: Helen: Laura: Do you eat a big breakfast Helen? Oh yes. Every morning I eat waffles and bacon. I have a light breakfast. Hiro: Frank: Hiro: What do you usually eat for breakfast Frank? Usually a ham and cheese sandwich. lunch and dinner Order food and drinks at a restaurant A Saying what you eat for breakfast Sue: Jim: What do you eat for breakfast Jim? I always have toast with eggs. And I drink coffee and orange juice. Who eats what? 18 | Speaking Skills – Level 1 . Usually I have either a muffin or some fruit.

Ask a classmate what he would like to drink right now. Luke: And I’ll have a whiskey. Notes I’d like a sandwich. 2. 4. an. What would you like to eat sir? I’d like the steak. some. that’s all. please. Ask a classmate what he eats and drinks for breakfast. Waitress: Would you like to order now? Kendra: Yes. C Using a. I’d like the grilled chicken and an avocado salad. 1. please. Thank you. Tell the class what you would like to eat for dinner tonight. please. and the I’d like … a salad glass of juice soup an avocado salad apple order of Fries some pie ice cream juice the chicken fish steak Now You Try! Tasks 1.B Ordering food and drinks at a restaurant Waiter: Mario: Waiter: Mario: Waiter: Mario: Waiter: Mario: May I take your order? Yes. 3. please. 2. How would you like it? Well done. lunch and dinner Order your favorite food at a restaurant. Anything else? No. please. Waitress: And what would you like to drink? Kendra: I’d like a glass of wine. I’ll have a Coke. = I’ll have a sandwich. What do you eat for breakfast on the weekends? What do you usually drink for dinner? What would you like to drink tonight? Questions Speaking Skills – Level 1 | 19 . Waitress: And how about you sir? Luke: I’d like the fish and chips and the minestrone soup. 3. please.

5. Introduce your teacher to a friend. 11. Introduce yourself to the new president of your company. 10. 6. 7. 4. Tell the class what nationality you are and what city you are from. 3. 8. Ask a classmate what his phone number and e-mail address are. 9. 15. Describe the weather today. 14. 2. How do you spell your last name? What’s your mother’s name? Where is your boss from? What nationality is Barrack Obama? What are your e-mail. 13. address. 10. 13. Ask someone at your office for the time Tell the class about your company Ask a classmate to explain what his company does Ask a classmate what time his day starts and finishes Ask a classmate what he eats and drinks for breakfast. 14. 15. 11. 3. 6. 4. Ask your teacher when Mother’s Day is in his country. Ask a classmate what city her parents are from.CHAPTER 10 Review Tasks 1. 12. and phone number? What’s your boss’s e-mail address? What’s the date today? When is your birthday? What’s the temperature today? What time is it now? What kind of company is Sony? Where does your best friend work? What do you do? What time do you get off work? What do you eat for breakfast on the weekends? 20 | Speaking Skills – Level 1 . 2. 7. 9. Tell the class what you would like to drink right now Questions 1. lunch and dinner Order your favorite food at a restaurant. 8. Ask a classmate when his birthday is. 5. 12.

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