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Sumi: Hi, Pablo. How are you?

Pablo: Hi, Sumi. I'm fine, thanks.
Sumi: Pablo, this is Greta.
Pablo: Hi, Greta, I'm Pablo.
Greta: Hi. How are you?.
Pablo: I'm fine, thanks. Where are you from, Greta?
Greta: I'm from Germany. Where are you from?
Pablo: I'm from Argentina. Nice to meet you.
Greta: Nice to meet you too.

Boy: Ah, band auditions. Great! Id love to be in a band! ... Hi. Is this the band audition?
Girl: Hello. Yes. So, you'd like to be in our band?
Boy: Yes, I love music.
Girl: Well, we need a singer, a guitarist and a drummer.
Boy: Oh, I love singing!
Girl: OK, so you can sing. Lets sing the beginning of this song.
Boy: (singing) Tonight I'm going to have myself a real good time. I feel alive ...
Girl: Right, OK, mmm, maybe not. Can you play an instrument?
Boy: Er, well, I can play the guitar a little.
Girl: OK, let's hear you. What can you play? ... That's it?
Boy: Er, yeah. I can't remember any more.
Girl: Erm, can you play the drums?
Boy: Yeah, sure.
Girl: OK! OK! STOP! That's enough. Erm, what about the maracas? Can you play the maracas?
Boy: Yes, I can. (singing) Young and strong and ... er ...
Girl: Great, great! Hmm ... thanks for coming. Ill call you next week.

Caf worker: Next, please! What would you like?
Andi: Can I have a burger, please?
Caf worker: A cheese burger or double cheese burger?
Andi: Double cheese burger please.
Caf worker: Anything else?
Andi: Yeah, I'd like some banana cake.
Caf worker: Would you like a drink?
Andi: Yes, can I have an apple juice, please?
Caf worker: OK, so thats one double cheese burger, one banana cake and an apple juice. Whats your table
Andi: Table 3. How much is that?
Caf worker: Thats 8.37, please.
Andi: Here you are.
Caf worker: Thank you ... thats 10.00 ... and 1.63 change. Next, please ...

Number 1: R-E-D

Number 2: Y-E-L-L-O-W
Number 3: G-R-E-E-N
Number 4: B-L-U-E
Number 5: B-L-A-C-K
Number 6: B-R-O-W-N
Number 7: W-H-I-T-E
Number 8: P-I-N-K
Number 9: P-U-R-P-L-E
Number 10: O-R-A-N-G-E

Interviewer: Hello, Dan.
Dan: Hi.
Interviewer: Can you tell me about a typical day in your life for the school magazine?
Dan: Yeah, sure.
Interviewer: So, what time do you get up?
Dan: Oh, I get up very early. I get up every day at 5 oclock and go to the pool. Then I swim from 6 oclock to 8
Interviewer: You get up at 5 oclock? Wow, thats early!
Dan: Yeah. Then at 8 oclock I have a shower, I get dressed and I have breakfast. I have a big breakfast:
cereals, toast, bacon and eggs and orange juice.
Interviewer: What do you do after breakfast?
Dan: At 11 oclock I go to university. Im studying sports science and I have classes from 11 oclock to 4
Interviewer: When do you have lunch?
Dan: I have lunch at about 2 oclock at the university.
Interviewer: What do you do after classes?
Dan: Sometimes I go to the gym and sometimes I meet my friends at a caf.
Interviewer: What time do you have dinner?
Dan: I have dinner at 7 oclock, then I watch TV or go online and I usually go to bed at 10 oclock.
Interviewer: Thanks, Dan. Thats a busy day!

A: Whats your name?
B: Anika
A: Can you spell that?
B: A-N-I-K-A
A: Whats your surname?
B: Reeves
A: Can you spell that?
B: R-E-E-V-E-S
A: R-double E-V-E-S
B: Thats right.


0208 542 8976

25th June
1 metre 27

Tania: Hi. Im Tania. Whats your name?
Jing: Hello. My names Jing.
Tania: Nice to meet you, Jing. What class are you in?
Jing: Im in class 1B. And you?
Tania: Me too. Im in Class 1B too.
Jing: Whos our teacher?
Tania: Mr Smith.
Jing: And wheres our classroom?
Tania: This way. Come with me.
Jing: OK. Great.


Aurelia: Whos that boy over there, Hannah?

Hannah: That? Er, thats my brother, Jem.
Aurelia: Your brother?
Hannah: Yes, and thats his girlfriend Lucy. The pretty girl with the long, brown hair.
Aurelia: Oh right. So, youve got a brother?
Hannah: No, Ive got two brothers. Jem and Alex.
Aurelia: Really? ... and ... how old is Alex?
Hannah: Alex and Jem are twins, theyre both 15.
Aurelia: 15, mmm ... and does Alex look like Jem?
Hannah: Theyre exactly the same! Theyre both tall and thin. Theyve both got short brown hair, green eyes
and big ears!
Aurelia: Theyre not big, I think theyre cute. And ... has Alex got a girlfriend?

Admin worker: International Student ID card?
Student: Yes, thats right.
Admin worker: Have you got the form?
Student: Yes, here it is.
Admin worker: OK, lets see. Name Ahmed, surname Saeed, age 14, address ... (pause) ... oh, whats
your address?

Student: 14 Spring Avenue

Admin worker: 14 Spring Avenue ...
Student: Leicester.
Admin worker: Can you spell that, please?
Student: L-E-I-C-E-S-T-E-R.
Admin worker: Whats your postcode?
Student: LE 14 2GZ.
Admin worker: LE 14 2GS.
Student: No, 2GZ.
Admin worker: OK, 2GZ. And whats your nationality?
Student: Im British.
Admin worker: Whats your school?
Student: Newtown Secondary School. N-E-W-T-O-W-N.
Admin worker: And whats your date of birth?
Student: The 2nd of June 1998.
Admin worker: 02/06/1998 (the second of the sixth, 1998). Have you got a photo?
Student: Yes, here you are.
Admin worker: Thank you. One moment, please ... (pause) ... and heres your card.
Student: Thanks. Bye.

Lucy: Hello.
School librarian: Hello, whats your name?
Lucy: My name's Lucy.
School librarian: And what's your surname, Lucy?
Lucy: Moore.
School librarian: Can you spell that?
Lucy: M-O-O-R-E.
School librarian: Thank you. What class are you in?
Lucy: Class 1B.
School librarian: Class 1B. And how old are you, Lucy?
Lucy: I'm 13.
School librarian: Have you got a photo?
Lucy: Yes, here you are.
School librarian: Thank you ... OK, thank you, Lucy. Here's your school library card.
Lucy: Thanks. Bye.
School librarian: Goodbye.

Receptionist: Good morning, Brownton swimming pool.
Tyrone: Hello, Id like some information about the water polo club.
Receptionist: Yes, of course. We have an under 14s club, an under 16s club, an under 18s club and an
adults club. How old are you?
Tyrone: Im 15.
Receptionist: OK, so you want the under 16s club.
Tyrone: Yes.

Receptionist: Just a moment ... yes, we have two places in the under 16s club.
Tyrone: When do they train?
Receptionist: Lets see, the under 16s train two evenings a week, on Mondays, no sorry, on Tuesdays and
Thursdays from 6:30 8:00pm. And matches are on Saturday mornings.
Tyrone: When does the training start?
Receptionist: Training starts next week, on September 2nd.
Tyrone: OK. And how much are the classes?
Receptionist: Classes are free for under 18s.
Tyrone: Great! What do I have to do to join?
Receptionist: You have to come to the swimming pool and complete a form. You need to bring a photograph
Tyrone: OK.
Receptionist: Can I take your name?
Tyrone: Yes, its Tyrone Williams.
Receptionist: OK, thanks. Tyrone.
Tyrone: Thanks. Bye.


I work on Saturdays and in the school holidays. Saturdays are busy because thats when everyone goes
shopping. Our shop sells clothes and accessories for men, women and children. I work in the childrens
department. It can be crazy sometimes, but its fun.
I work during my summer holidays when Im not at university. Oxford has thousands of tourists in the summer,
so its easy to find a job as a tour guide. I take tourists to visit the university colleges and then we go down to
the river. We go along the river on a boat. The tourists love the boat trip, but last summer one tourist fell in the
river! I love meeting people from all over the world.
I like my job, but lots of people dont like coming to see me because they hate dentists. Sometimes its very
hard work, but its great to help people when they have a problem. Its so important to look after your teeth.
My job is very difficult, but I like it because I love flying. I fly planes that take people to different places on
holiday. Most of the time I fly in Europe to places like Spain, Greece and Italy. The most difficult thing about my
job is when the weather is bad. Snow and thunderstorms are the worst. The best thing is visiting different
I work in a hospital in the city centre. Its a very big hospital. I help the doctors with the patients. I give them
their medicine and look after them when they feel ill. I love my job but I dont like the uniform and sometimes I
have to work at night.

Good morning. This is an announcement for all passengers travelling on the 9:25 flight TOM1223 to Rome.
This flight is delayed by two hours because of bad weather.
Would all passengers travelling to Tokyo on flight FR3421 please have your boarding passes and passports
ready for boarding. Flight FR3421 now boarding at gate 21.
This is the final boarding call for passengers Gemma and Ryan Grey flying to Athens on flight EZ9753. Your
flight is ready to leave. Please go to gate 14 immediately. The doors of the plane will close in five minutes.
Final boarding call for passengers Gemma and Ryan Grey.
This is an announcement for passengers travelling to Amsterdam on flight KL1050. Will all passengers with
express boarding tickets and passengers travelling with young children please go to gate 6 for boarding. Thats
all passengers with express boarding tickets and passengers travelling with young children go to gate 6 for
boarding. Thank you.
Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. We have landed at JFK airport in New York where the local time is 18:30
and the temperature is 76. We hope you have enjoyed your flight with American Airlines this evening and wish
you a very safe journey to your final destination.


News reporter: Here is the weather.

Weather reporter: Welcome to the weather forecast. Now, lets see what the weather is like today. In the north
of the country its very windy and cold. There is a chance of some rain too, so dont leave home without your
umbrella! The temperature is around 10 centigrade. In the east its rainy all day today, Im afraid. There may
be a thunderstorm in the afternoon. The temperature is a bit higher, at around 13. In the west and middle of
the country the weather is dry, but cloudy. So no rain for you, but it is quite windy and the temperature is just
10. The south of the country has the best weather today. Its cloudy most of the time but sunny this afternoon.
The temperature is around 15.

Tamara: Hi, Mario. Do you want to go and watch a film?
Mario: Hi, Tamara. Sure, whats on?
Tamara: Well, there are two action films, Mr and Mrs Jones and War Games, and theyre both in 3D.
Mario: Ive already seen Mr and Mrs Jones. I havent seen War Games, but I dont really want to see an
action film. What else is on?
Tamara: Theres that science fiction film, Robot 2075, but Ive already seen it.
Mario: Is it good?
Tamara: Yes, it is, but I dont want to see it again. Theres a romantic comedy called Forever.
Mario: Mmm, Im not sure. Are there any horror films on?

Tamara: Yes, theres Midnight Moon. Its got vampires in it.

Mario: OK, sounds good. Lets go and watch Midnight Moon. What time is it on?
Tamara: Its on at 12 oclock or at half past two.
Mario: Is it on this evening?
Tamara: Yes, at 7:30.
Mario: Perfect. Lets go at 7:30.
Tamara: OK, shall we meet at the cinema at 7:00?
Mario: Great! See you later.
Tamara: Bye.

Passenger: Excuse me? Which platform does the train to Cambridge leave from?
Train station attendant: The 10:15 train or the 10:40?
Passenger: The 10:15.
Train station attendant: The 10:15 train leaves from platform 3.
Passenger: Thanks.
Passenger: Hi. Could I have a ticket for the next train to Manchester, please?
Train ticket vendor: Single or return?
Passenger: Errr, single please.
Train ticket vendor: The next train is at 12:30pm, leaving from platform 2.
Passenger: And how much is it?
Train ticket vendor: 13:50
Ticket inspector: Tickets, please. Can I see your ticket, please?
Passenger: Yes, here you are.
Ticket inspector: This ticket is for Oxford.
Passenger: Yes, thats right.
Ticket inspector: But this train doesnt go to Oxford, it goes to Liverpool.
Passenger: What? Liverpool? Oh no!
Train station announcement: The next train arriving at platform 1 is the 15:45 train to Exeter, stopping at
Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Exeter St Davids at 18:30.

What time is our train back to London?

It leaves at 4:30. Weve only got 5 minutes.
What platform does it leave from?
Platform 2. Look, over there.
I cant see our train anywhere. Let me see the ticket. Look, it says 4:20, not 4:30!
Oh no, weve missed it.
No we havent, its late. Look, here it is now.
Phew, that was lucky!

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