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BAHASA

INGGRIS
PERCAKAPAN
TEKNIK MESIN FT UMJ

ALVIKA META SARI, ST.,MChemEng.

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UNIT I
INTRODUCE YOURSELF
1. Personal Details / Introduction Themselves
The Personal details usually describe the name, address, birthdate (optional),
contact person. The name should be clear, sometimes, we need to spell it.
Regarding to the culture in foreign, the name usually consist of two names : given
name and family name. Given name is a name that is spesific for someone.
Family name is derived from their family, that is automatically given by marriage
or adoption.
The age is a sensitive issue for women in some culture. It is not polite to ask the
age. Some people will get angry if you ask this to them.
The address should be clear, just write the actual address, please don`t trnaslet in
English. It will make the postman confuse.
Introducing yourself formally in front of class giving information about:

Name

Date and place of your birth

Address

School

Telephone number
The example to introduce themselve :
I would like to introduce my self,
i.

My name is Satria Prasetyo

ii.

I am 18 years old

iii.

I was born on Jakarta, 12 May 1989

iv.

I live in Flamboyan Street 12, Cakung, Jakarta Timur

v.

I was graduated from SMU 5 Jakarta

vi.

You can call me on 08567779991

1. Introduction
Example:
Hi, I want to introduce
myself.

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Politely:
I would like to introduce
myself.
2. Name
Example:

My name is Kania Sunanta.


I am Kania Sunanta

3. Date and place of birth


Example:
I was born in Jakarta, on December 23, 1990.
My birth is in Jakarta, on December 23, 1990.
4. Address
Example:
I live in Cempaka Putih Tengah 30, Central Jakarta.
My address is in Pualam Street No 2 RT 002/ RW 06, Senen.
5. School
Example:

I was graduated from 8 Senior High School, Jakarta.


My previous school is Vocational high school 5, East Jakarta

6. Telephone number
Example:
You can call me on 08345643229.
My telephone number are 3241115 and 0876634999870
2. Conversations
Below is an example of a possible conversation
Kunio

: Hi. My name is Kunio

Rizal

: Hi. My name is Rizal. I`m glad to meet you.

Kunio

: I `m glad to meet you. Where are you form?

Rizal

: I`m from Indonesia. Where are you form?

Kunio

: I`m from japan.

Rizal

: Where are you living now?

Kunio

: On Fifth Avenue in an apartment. And you?

Rizal

: I `m living in a dorm.

Kunio

: What is your field of study?

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Rizal

: Business. After I study English, I`m going to attend the School of


Business Administration. How about you ?

Kunio

: Electrical Engineering.

Rizal

: Wow, it must be hard.

Kunio

: Yup, I hope i can handle it.

Rizal

: What do you like to do in your free time? Do you have any


hobbies?

Kunio

: I like to swim. How about you?

Rizal

: I read a lot, and i collect stamps from all over the world.

Kunio

: Really? Would you like some stamps from japan?

Rizal

: Sure! That would be great. Thanks.

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II.

EXERCISE
1. Exercise 1. Introduce your selve in front the class.
Example:
I would like to introduce myself.
My name is Thomas Dew
I was born in Perth, on January 7, 1978.
I live in Rockingham Tower C-BA, Rotterdam Street 102
I was graduated from Perth Senior High School 2
My telephone number is 4233556770
Thank you for your attention.
2. Exercise 3. ORAL : Pair up with another student in the class. Interview each
other.
3. Exercise 2. Write the questions (Read the answers first)

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UNIT 2
REVIEW OF TENSES
2.1. THE SIMPLE TENSE
Tense
Simple Present

Example
a. It snows in Alaska.
b. I watch television every
day.

Simple Past

c. It snowed yesterday.
d. I watched television last
night.

Simple Future

e. It will snow tomorrow


f. I will watch television
tonight.

Meaning
In general, the simple
present expresses
events or situation that
exist always, usually,
habitually; they exist
now, have exist in the
past, and probably will
exist in the future.
At one particular time
in the past, this
happened. It began and
ended in the past.
At one particular time
in the future, this will
happen.

2.2. THE PROGRESSIVE TENSES


Form

: be+-ing (present participle)

Meaning

: The progressive tense give the idea that an action begins before, is in progress
during a particular time. A tense say that an action begins before, is in
progress during, and continues after another time or action.

Tense
Present Progressive

Example
a. He is sleeping right now.

Meaning
He went to sleep at
10:oo tonight. It is
now 11:00 and he is
still asleep. His sleep
began in the past, is in
progress at the present
time and probably will
continue.

Tense
Past Progressive

Example
b. He was sleeping when I
arrived.

Meaning
He went to sleep at
10:00 last night. I
arrived at 11:00. He
was still asleep. His
sleep began before and

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Tense

Example

Future Progressive

c. He will be sleeping when


we arrived.

Meaning
was in progress at a
particular time in the
past. It probably
continued.
He will go to sleep at
10:00 tomorrow night.
We will arrive at
11:00. The action will
of sleeping will begin
before we arrive and it
will be progress at a
particular time in the
future. Probably his
sleep will continue.

2.3. THE PERFECT TENSE


Form

: have + past participle

Meaning : The perfect tenses all give the idea that one thing happen before another time or
event.

Tense
Present Perfect

Example
a. I have already eaten.

Past Perfect

b. I had already eaten when


they arrived.

Future Perfect

c. Iwill already have eaten


when they arrive.

Meaning
I finished eating
sometime before now.
The exact time is not
important.
First I finished eating
later they arrived. My
eating was completely
finished before another
time in the past.
First I will finish
eating. Later they will
arrive. My eating will
be completely finished
before another time in
the future.

2.4. THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE TENSES


Form

: have + been + -ing (present participle)

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Meaning : The present progressive tenses give the idea that one event is in progress
immediately before, up to,until another time or event. The tenses are used to express the
duration of the first event.

Tense
Present Perfect Progressive

Example
a. I have been studying for two
hours.

Meaning
Event in progress :
studying. When?
Before now, up to
now.
How long? For two
hours.

Past Perfect Progressive

b. I had been studying for two


hours before my friend
came.

Future Perfect Progressive

c. I will have been studying for


two hours by the time you
arrive.

Event in progress:
Studying.
When? Before another
event in the past.
How long? For two
hours.
Event in progress:
studying.
When? Before another
event in the future.
How long? For two
hours.

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UNIT 3
ASKING QUESTION
In this section we will learn about how to ask question. In English, question can be
yes / no question and information question. Yes / No Question is a question that can be
answered by yes or no (or either equivalents, such as yeah or nah, and uh huh or
huh uh). Information question is a question that need to be answered by an information.

3.1. Yes / No Questions and Short Answer


The form of Yes / No Question is depend on its tenses.
Tenses
Simple
Present

Yes /No Question


Do you know Jim
Smith?

Is she a student?

Present
Progressive

Are you studying


English?

Simple Past

Did it rain
yesterday?

Was Ann in class?

Past
Progressive

Was she running


yesterday?

Short Answer (+ Long


Answer)
Yes, I do (I know Jim
Smith)
No, I don`t. (I don`t
know Jim Smith).

Forms

Do + I / You / We
/They + V1 +
keterangan ?
Does + He / She / It +
V1 + keterangan ?
Answer: Yes, S + do /
does
No, S + don`t
/ doesn`t
Yes, She does. (She is a Tobe (is / am / are) + S
student)
+ keterangan ?
No, she isn`t. (She isn`t a Answer: Yes, S + tobe
student)
(is, am, are)
No, S + isn`t /
am not, aren`t
Yes, I am. (I am
Tobe (is / am / are) + S
studying English)
+ Ving + keterangan?
No, I`m not. ( I`m not
Answer: Yes, S + tobe
studying English)
(is, am, are)
No, S + isn`t /
am not, aren`t
Yes, it did. (It rained last Did + S + V1 +
night)
keterangan ?
No, it didn`t. ( It didn`t
Answer: Yes, S + did
rain last night)
No, S +
didn`t
Yes, she was. (She was
Tobe (was / were) + S +
in class)
keterangan ?
No, she wasn`t. (She
Answer: Yes, S + tobe
wasn`t in class)
(was / were)
No, S +
(wasn`t / weren`t)
Yes, she was. (She was
Tobe (was / were) + S +
running yesterday)
keterangan ?
No, she wasn`t. (She
Answer: Yes, S + tobe
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Tenses

Future Tense

Yes /No Question

Short Answer (+ Long


Answer)
yesterday)

Are you going to


study tonight?

Yes, I am. (I am going to


study tonight)
No, I`m not. ( I`m not
going to study tonight)

Will Rob be here


soon?

Yes, he will.(Rob will be


here soon)
No, he won`t. (Rob
won`t be here soon)
Yes, I can. (I can swim)
No, I can`t. (I can`t
swim)

Using modals
(can, should,
must, etc)

Can you swim?

Present
perfect

Have you been in


Australia since
1999?

Yes, I have. (I have been


in Australia since 1999)
No, I haven`t. (I haven`t
in Australia since 1999)

Past perfect

Had they been in


Japan for 5 years?

Yes, they had. (They had


been in Japan for 5
years)
No, they hadn`t.(They
hadn`t been in Japan for
5 years)

Forms
No, S +
(wasn`t / weren`t)
Tobe (is / am / are) + S
+ going to + V1 +
keterangan?
Answer: Yes, S + tobe
(is, am, are)
No, S + isn`t /
am not, aren`t
Will + S + V1 +
keterangan ?
Answer: Yes, S + will
No, S + won`t
Modal + S + V1 +
keterangan ?
Answer: Yes, S +
modal
No, S +
modal not
Have / has + S + V3 +
keterangan?
Answer: Yes, S + have /
has
No, S +
hasn`t / haven`t
Had + S + V3 +
keterangan?
Answer: Yes, S + had
No, S +
hadn`t

Exercise 1. In the following dialogues, the long answer is given in parentheses. Look at
the long answer, and then make the appropriate YES / NO QUESTION and SHORT
ANSWER to complete each dialogue. Do not use a negative verb in the question.
1. A : Do you know my brother?
B: No, I don`t. ( I don`t know your brother)
2. A: ..
B: Yes,. (Jane eats lunch at the cafeteria every day.)
3. A: ..
B: No, . (That pen doesn`t belong to me).
4. A: ..
B: Yes, . (The student in this class speak English well)
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5. A: ..
B: Yes, . (I slept well last night)
6. A: ..
B: No, . (Ann and Jim didn`t come to class yesterday)
7. A: ..
B: Yes, . (I`m studying my grammar book.)
8. A: ..
B: No, . (The children aren`t watching TV)
9. A: ..
B: Yes, . (Tim Wilson is in my astronomy class)
10. A: ..
B: No, . (It wasn`t foggy yesterday)
Practice:
Practice the question in exercise 1 with your friends.

3.2. YES / NO QUESTION AND INFORMATION QUESTIONS


An information question is a question that asks for information by using a question word:
where, when, why, who, whom, which, whose, how.
Tenses

Simple
Present

Present
Progressi
ve

Simple
Past

Questio Helpin Subje


n Word g Verb ct

Main
Verb

Yes/No
Question

a)

Does
Is

Ann
Ann

Live

Informati
on
Question
Yes/No
Question
Informati
on
Question

b)
Where
Who
c)

Does
is

Ann
Ann?

Live?

Are

you

studying English?

d) What

are

you

studyin
g?

Yes/No
Question

e)

Did
Was

they
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Rest of
Sentence
(keteranga
n)
In
Montreal?
A student?

yesterday?
in party

The same
subject
verb word
order is
used in
both yes /
no and
informati
on
question:
Helping
verb +
Subject +
main
verb
Main verb
be in
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Tenses

Past
Progressi
ve

Future
Tense

Questio Helpin Subje


n Word g Verb ct

Main
Verb

Rest of
Sentence
(keteranga
n)
yesterday?

Informati
on
Question

f)
Did
Who(m) are
Who

they

see?
In the
party?

Yes/No
Question
Informati
on
Question
Yes/No
Question

g)

was

Sara

in the
library?

h)
Where

was

Sara

studyin
g
studyin
g?

i)

Will
Are

you
you

next year?
next year?

Informati
on

j) When will
When are

you
you

graduat
e
going to
graduat
e
graduat
e?

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simple
present
and
simple
past (am,
is, are,
was,
were)
precedes
the
subject. It
has the
same
position
as a
helping
verb.
When the
question
word (e.g.
who or
what is
the
subject of
the
question,
the usual
question
word
order is
not used.
No form
of do is
used.

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Tenses

Questio Helpin Subje


n Word g Verb ct

Main
Verb

k)

Must

she

going to
graduat
e?
go

l)
Where

must

she

Go

m)

Have

you

studied

n) What

Have

you

studied

o)

Had

you

been

m)
Where

had

you

been

Question

Using
modals
(can,
should,
must, etc)
Present
perfect

Past
Perfect

Yes/No
Question
Informati
on
Question
Yes/No
Question
Informati
on
Question
Yes/No
Question
Informati
on
Question

Rest of
Sentence
(keteranga
n)

to school
tomorrow?
tomorrow?

English for
3 hours?
for 3 hours?

In school
for 2 days?
for 2 days?

Exercise 2. Make information questions. Use where, why, when, or what time.
1. A : When / what time* did you get up this morning?
B: at 7:30. ( I got up at 7:30 this morning)
2. A: ..
B: At the cafeteria .(Jane ate lunch at the cafeteria today.)
3. A: ..
B: At 12:15. (I ate lunch at 12:15).
4. A: ..
B: Because the food is good. (I eat lunch at the cafeteria because the food is good)
5. A: ..
B: In Chicago (My aunt and uncle live in Chicago)
6. A: ..
B: Next week. (I am going to visit my aunt and uncle next week)
7. A: ..
B: Around six (I`ll get home around six tonight.)
8. A: ..
B: At the library (George is going to study at the library tonight)
9. A: ..
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B: Because it`s quiet (George studies at the library because it`s quiet)
10. A: ..
B: At that corner (You can catch the bus at that corner)

* A question with what time usually ask about time on a clock. The answer can be 7:30, a quarter past ten,
around five o`clock, etc. a question with when can be answered by any time expression: 7:30, around five
o`clock, last night, next week, in a few days, yesterday, etc.

3.3. Using Who, Who(m), and What


Question

Answer

S
a) Who came?

S
Someone
came.

O
S
b) Who(m) did
you see?
S
c) What
happened?

S
O
I saw
someone.
S
Something
happened.

O
S S
O
d) What did you I saw
see?
something

In (a): Who is used as the subject (s) of a question.


In (b): Who(m) is used as the object (o) in a question.
Whom is used in formal English. In everyday spoken
English, who is usually used instead of whom.
Formal: whom did you see?
Informal: who did you see?
What can be used as either the subject or the object in a
question.
Notice in (a) and (c): when who or what is used as the subject
of a question, usual question word order is not used; no form
of do is used.
Correct: Who came?
Incorrect: Who did come?

Exercise 3. Make questions. Use what, who, or who(m).


1. A : What did you see??
B: An accident. ( I saw an accident)
2. A: ..
B: An accident. (Mary saw an accident)
3. A: ..
B: Mary. (Mary saw an accident)
4. A: ..
B: John. (Mary saw John)
5. A: ..
B: An accident. (An accident happened)
6. A: ..
B: A new coat. (Alice bought a new coat)
7. A: ..
B: Alice. (Alice bought a new coat)
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8. A: ..
B: At A map of the world. (I`m looking at a map of the world.)
9. A: ..
B: His problems. (Tom talked about his problems.)
10. A: ..
B: The students. (The teacher looked at the students)

3.4. Using What + A Form of Do


What + a form of do is used to ask questions about activities.
(Examples of forms of do: am doingn, will do, are going to do,
did, etc.
Question

Answer

a. What does Bob do every do every morning?

He goes to class.

b. What did you do yesterday?

I went downtown.

c. What is your roommate doing?

She is studying.

d. What are you going to do tomorrow?

I`m going to go to the


beach.

e. What do you want to do tonight?

I want to go to a movie.

f. What would you like to do tomorrow?

I would like to visit Jim.

g. What will you do tomorrow?

I`ll go downtown.

h. What should I do about my headache?

You should take an


aspirin.

Exercise 4. Make questions. Use what + a form of do.


1. A : What are you doing right now?
B: I`m studying.
2. A: last night?
B: An accident. (Mary saw an accident)
3. A: tomorrow?
B: I`m going to visit my relatives.
4. A: tomorrow?
B: I want to go to the beach.
5. A: tomorrow?
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B: An I need to go to the library.
6. A: tomorrow?
B: I would like to go to a movie.
7. A: tomorrow?
B: I`m planning to stay home and relax most of the day.
8. A: in class every day?
B: I study English.
9. A: for a living?
B: I`m a teacher.
10. A: if it snows tomorrow and you
can`t get to the airport?
B: The I`ll cancel my reservation and book a flight for the next day.

3.5. Using What Kind Of


Question
What kind of shoes did you
buy?

What kind of fruit do you like


best?

Answer
Boots.
Sandals.
Tennis Shoes.
Loafers.
Running shoes.
High heels.(etc)
Apples.
Bananas.
Oranges.
Grapes fruit.
Grapes.
Strawberries
(etc)

Meaning
What kind of asks for information
about specific type (a specific kind)
in a general category.
In (a): general category = shoes.
Specific kind : boots, sandals,
tennis shoes, etc.

Exercise 5. Complete each question. Give other possible answers to the question.
1. A: What kind of shoes are you wearing?
B: Boots. (other possible answers: loafers / running shoes / high heels)
2. A: What kind of do you eat most often?
B: Beef. (other possible answers: / . / ..)
3. A: What kind of .. do you like best?
B: Rock n Roll. (other possible answers: / . /
..)
4. A: What kind of .. are you wearing?
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B: A Mercedes-Benz. (other possible answers: / . /
..)
5. A: What kind of .. are you wearing?
B: Science Fiction. (other possible answers: / . /
..)
6. A: What kind of .. are you wearing?
B: Chocolates. (other possible answers: / . / ..)
7. A: What kind of .. are you wearing?
B: A Machintosh. (other possible answers: / . /
..)

3.6. Using Which


a) Tom: May I borrow a pen from you?
Ann: Sure. I have two pens. This pen
has black ink. That pen has red ink.
Which (pen/one) do you want?
Tom: That one. Thanks.
b) Which pen do you want?
c) Which one do you want?
d) Which
do you want?
e) Sue: I like these earrings, and I like
those earrings.
Bob: Which (earrings / ones) are you
going to buy?
f) Which earrings are you going to buy?
g) Which ones
are you going to buy?
h) Which
are you going to buy?

In (a): Ann uses which (not what)


because she wants Tom to
choose.
Which is used when the speaker
wants someone to make a choice,
when the speaker is offering
alternatives: this one or that one;
these or those.
(b), (c), (d) have the same
meaning.
Which can be used with either
singular or plural nouns.
(f), (g), and (h) have the same
meaning.

Exercise 6: Make questions. Use which or What.


1. A: I have two books. Which book / Which one/ Which do you want?
B: That one. (I want that book)
2. A: What did you buy when you went shopping?
B: A book. (I bought a book when I went shopping)
3. A: Could I borrow a pen for a minute?
B: Sure. I have two.
A: That one. (I would like that one)
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4. A: .
B: A pen. (Chris borrowed a pen from me)
5. A: Do you like this tie?
B: Yes.
A: Do you like that tie?
B: It`s okay.
A: ..
B: This one. (I`m going to buy this one)
6. A:
B: A tie. (Tony got a tie when he went shopping)
7. A: These shoes are comfortable, and so are those shoes.
. I can`t decide.
B: These. (You should buy these shoes)
8. A: There are flights to Atlanta at 7:30 am and 8:40 am.
...
B: The 7:30 flight. (I`m going to take the 7:30 flight)
9. A:
.
B: Very big. (Huge means very big)
10. A:
..
B: Fast. (The meaning of rapid is fast)

3.7. Using Whose


Question
a) Whose (book) is this?
b) Whose (books) are
those?
c) Whose car did you
borrow?
Compare:
d) Who`s that?
e) Whose is that?

Answer
I`s John`s. (book).
They are mine. (or
my books)
I borrowed Karen`s
(car).
Mary Smith.
Mary`s.

Whose asks about possession. Notice


in (a): the speaker of the question
may omit the noun (book) if the
meaning is clear to the listener.

Who`s = a constraction of who is


Whose = asks about possession.

Exercise 7.: Make questions with those or who.


1. A: Whose basketball is this?
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B: Susan`s. (It`s Susan`s basketball)
2. A: Who is this?
B: Susan. (This is Susan)
3. A: that?
B: Eric`s. (It`s Eric`s notebook)
4. A: these?
B: Eric`s. (It`s Eric`s notebook)
5. A: that?
B: Eric. (That is Eric)
6. A: those?
B: Susan`s. (They are Susan`s coat)
7. A: in a gym?
B: Susan. (Susan is in a gym)
8. A: sitting down?
B: Eric. (Eric is sitting down)
9. A: hair is longer?
B: Susan`s. (Susan`s hair is longer than Eric`s)
10. A:
B: Pedro`s. (I borrowed Pedro`s umbrella)

3.8. Using How


Question

Answer

a. How did you get here?

I drove / by car
I took a taxi. By taxi
I took a bus. By bus
I flew. By plane
I took a train. By
train
I walked. On foot

How has many uses. One use of


how is to ask about means (ways)
of transportation.

b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
h.

Twenty-one
About six-feet
It has three rooms
Very sleepy
I`m starving
In five minutes
Very well
I can get there in 30
minutes

How is often used with adjectives


(e.g. old, big) and adverbs (e.g.
well, quickly)
How + old = umur
How + tall = tinggi badan
How + big = ukuran
How + sleepy = seberapa
ngantuk
How + hungry = seberapa lapar

i.

How old are you?


How tall is he?
How big is your apartment?
How sleepy are you?
How hungry are you?
How soon will you be ready?
How well does he speak
English?
How quickly can get here?

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Exercise 8: Make questions with how.


1. A: How old is your daughter?
B: Ten. (My daughter is ten years old)
2. A: ..
B: Very important. (Education is very important)
3. A: ..
B: By bus. (I get to school by bus)
4. A: ..
B: Very, very deep. (The ocean is very, very deep)
5. A: ..
B: Very heavy. (My suitcase is very heavy)
6. A: ..
B: By plane. (I`m going to Denver by plane)
7. A: ..
B: Very well. (Roberto speaks English very well)
8. A: ..
B: It`s 29,028 ft. (Mt Everest is 29,028 feet high)
9. A: ..
B: I`m starving! When`s dinner? (I`m very hungry)
10. A: ..
B: I walked (I walked to school today)

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UNIT 4
NICE TO MEET YOU
Jim
Bev
Jim
Bev
Jim
Bev
Jim
Bev
Jim
Bev
Jim
Bev
Jim

: Great party, isnt it ?


: Yeah, really.
: By the way, my names Jim Harris.
: Nice to meet you. Im Bev Marshall.
: Sorry, whats your first name again ?
: Beverly, but please call me Bev.
: What do you do, Bev ?
: Well, Im a Graduate Student at Columbia.
: Oh, are you ? What are you studying ?
: Business. And what about you ?
: I work for Citibank, in the International Section.
: Hmm. That sounds interesting.
: Its not bad

GIVE IT A TRY

1. Introducing yourself
My names Jim Harris.
Im
Hi,
Im Bev Marshall.
Hello, my names

Practice
Introduce yourself to your classmates

2. Asking for repetition


Sorry,

whats
your first name again ?
What was
name
Its Beverly,
but please call me Bev.
Beverly Marshall,

Student A
A
: My names _ _(full name)_ _
B
:______
A
: Sorry, whats your first
name again ?
last
name
B
:______

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Practice
Introduce yourself to other classmates.
This time ask your partner to repeat
His/her first, last, or full name.

Student B
A:______
B : Hi, Im _ _(Full name)_ _
A:______
B : _ _(Name)_ _

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3. Asking someones occupation


What do you do, Bev ?
Well, Im a grad* student at Columbia
a housewife.
an engineer.
Oh, are you ?
really ?
And what about you, Jim ?
I work for Citibank
A steel company
Oh, do you ?
really ?

Practice
Ask your classmates what they do.
Get the vocabulary you need.

*grad student : graduate student

4. Asking for more information (1)


What are you studying ?
Business.
Engineering
Biology
Law

OR

What do you do there exactly ?


Im a secretary.
In the International Banking
Sales
Personnel
Public Relations

Departement.

Practice 1
Student A asks Student B what he/she does. Student B is a collage* student.
Student A
A : And what do you do, .(nama). ?
B : .
A :Oh, are you? And what are you studying?
B : ..

Student B
A:_______?
B : Im a student at _ _ _ _ _ _ University.
A:_______?______?
B : Business.

Americans use the word college to mean college or University. We commonly say a
Person is a college student, in college., or going to college whether the name of the
School he/she goes to is, for example, Bamard College or Columbia University.

Practice 2
This time, Student B asks Student A what he/she does. Student A is a business person.
Student B
B : And what do you do, _ _(name)_ _?
A:_______
B : Oh, do you ? And what do you do there exactly ?
A:_______

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Student A
B:_______?
A : I work for_ _(company name)_ _
B:_______?________?
A : Im in the Sales Departement.
Pactice 3
Now ask your classmates what they really do. Find out what theyre
Studying or what department they work for.
5. Asking for more information (2)
Im

a student.
an engineer.
Oh, really ? what school* do you
Company
(I go to) Columbia
(I work for) Nissan
Im self-employed

go to ?
work for ?

*Americans often say school to mean college or university

Practice 1
Ask what your partner does and, if appropriate, where he/she works or
Goes to school.
Student A
A : And what do you do, _ _ (name)_ _ ?
B:_______
A : Oh, really ? What school do you go to ?
company do you work for ?
B:_______?
A : Oh, Im a/an _ _(occupation)_ _

Student B
A : _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
B : Im a/an _ _(occupation)_ _
A : _ _ _ _ _? _ _ _ _ _ _?
B : I go to _ _(name of school)_ _
And what about you ?
Work for _ _(name of company)_ _
A : _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?

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6. Conversational Openings
(Its a) great party, isnt it ?
Yeah, really.
Yes, it is.

Practice
Openings change with the situstion. Start a conversation in each
of the situations below. Continue them by asking the persons
occupation. Ask for repetition, if necessary.

A
B
A
B

: Nice picnic, isnt it ?


: Yeah, really. The foods terrific.
: My names_ _ _ _, by the way.
: Hi, Im_ _ _ _

A
B
A
B
A

: (Its a) lovely wedding, Isnt it ?


: Yes, Claire is a beautiful bride.
: By the way, how do you know Tom and Claire ?
: I work with Tom at IBM.
: My names_ _ _ _, by the way.

A
B
A
B
A

: Interesting play, Isnt it ?


: Yes, its very good.
: Do you like modern theater ?
: Not very much, but I like Beckett.
: Me, too! By the way, Im_ _ _ _

Let me introduce myself. My names Robert Andrews.


How do you do ? Im Jean Rivers.
Its (very) nice to meet you.
Im (very) glad
How do you do ?

7. Introducing yourself more formally


Practice
Youre at a formal company party where you dont know some of the
Guests. Introduce yourself to some of them. Use the outline below.
Student A
A : Its a nice party, isnt it ?
B:______
A : Let me introduce myself. My names_ _ _ _ _ _
B:____?____
A : Its very nice to meet you.
B : _ _ _ _?
A : Im in _ _ _ _
B : _ _ _ _?

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Student B
A:______?
B : Yes, it really is.
A:______
B : Hoe do you do ? Im_ _ _ _ _ _
A:______
B : What department are you in,
Mr./Mrs./Miss/Ms._ _ _ _ ?
A:______
B : Oh, are you ?
do

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UNIT 5

Well have to fill out some forms.


Officer
Mr. Paine
Officer
Mr. Paine
Officer
Mr. Paine
Officer
Mr. Paine
Officer
Mr. Paine
Officer
Mr. Paine
Officer
Mr. Paine
Officer
Mr. Paine
Officer
Mr. Paine
Officer

: Can I help you, sir ?


: Yes, Id like to open a savings account.
: Certainly, sir. Well have to fill out some forms. Could I have your name,
please ?
: Its Paine, John Paine.
: How do you spell your last name, Mr. Paine ?
: Its P-A-I-N-E.
: And where do you live ?
: 2418* Greystone Road.
: Is that in Chicago ?
: Yes, that right.
: And your zip code ?
: 60602.
: Whats your telephone number, Mr. Paine ?
: 364-9758
: 364-9758. And your occupation ?
: Im a salesman.
: I see. Whats the name of your employer ?
: I work for IBM.
: Fine. Just a minute, please.

GIVE IT A TRY
1. Names
Could I have your name, please ?
Its Paine, John Paine.
And how do you spell your last name ?
first
Its P-A-I-N-E
J-O-H-N

Practice 1
Role-play with your partner. You are a bank clerk.
Ask your partner his/her name and how to spell.

2. Addresses

Where do you live ?


Whats your address ?
I live at 2418 Greystone Road.
Is that in Chicago ?
Yes, thats right.
No, Its in River Grove.

Practice 1
Ask your partner the name of his/her street and
how to spell it. Confirm the city.

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Practice 3
Put 1 and 2 together and role-play a bank clerk and a customer. Ask and
Answer questions about (1) name, (2) spelling, (3) address, (4) city.

3. Telephone numbers
Whats your telephone number ?
(Its) 364-9758.
I dont have a phone.
Practice 1
Ask your partner his/her telephone number. Repeat it and write it down.

4. Occupations

And whats your occupation ?


Im a salesman.
Whats the name of your employer ?
(I work for) IBM.

Practice 1
You are still a bank clerk. Ask the customer
His/her occupation and place of employment.

Practice 2
Now put it all together. You are a bank clerk. Your partner is a new
Customer. He/she wants to open a savings account. Fill in the form below.
Start like this :
Clerk
Customer
Clerk

: Can I help you, sir/maam ?


: Yes, Id like to open a savings account.
: Certainly, Could I have your name ?

Bank of America, State Street Branch, Chicago, lllinois


SAVINGS ACCOUNT
APPLICATION FORM
Name : __________________________________
Address : No._______________________________
Street ____________________________
(Apt.) _____________________________
City ______________________________
(County) ___________________________
State ______________________________
Zip code ___________________________
Telephone: __________________________________
Occupation: __________________________________
__________________________________
Employer: _____________________________ _____

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5. Asking personal questions more politely

Could I have
your name ?
May
address ?
Would You tell me
telephone number ?
Could
occupation ?
The name of your employer ?

Practice 1
Ask your partner the above questions.
Use a different form each time.
Practice 2
You work for the visa section of a U.S. embassy. Your partner is a foreigner. He/she wants
a visa to visit the United States. Fill in the form below. Start like this :
Clerk
: May, I help you, sir/maam?
Foreigner
: Yes, Id like to get a visa.
Clerk
: Yes, sir/maam. May I . . .

VISA APPLICATION FORM


1. SURNAME OR FAMILY NAMES (Exactly as in Passport)
2. FIRST NAME AND MIDDLE NAME (Exactly as in passport)
3. OTHER NAMES (Maiden, Religious, Professional, Aliases)
4. DATE OF BIRTH (Day, Month, Year)
5. PLACE OF BIRTH (City, Provice, Country)
6. NATIONALITY
7. PASSPORT NUMBER
DATE PASSPORT ISSUED
DATE PASSPORT EXPIRES
8. HOME ADDRESS (Include apartment no, street, city, province,
and postal zone)
9. NAME AND STREET ADDRESS OF PRESENT EMPLOYER
OR SCHOOL (Postal box number unacceptable)
10. HOME TELEPHONE NO.
11. BUSINESS TELEPHONE

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