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Dialogue 1
Brian: Hello, what are you doing here?

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This is the story about Linda and Brian. Read how they get to know each other in 10 edutaining lessons.

Linda: Hello, I am Linda! This is my younger sister, and we are waiting here for our friend Carla. She is in the department store over there, and we are already tired. Who are you? Brian: Oh, I am Brian. Yes, I am also waiting for a friend. He is in the department store, too. Are you here often? Linda: We are here every day. Hahaha. Brian: Yes, the department store is very big! Hahaha. Linda: Look! There she is. Brian: My friend is there too! Hey, what are you doing tonight? Linda: We are going to the cinema! And you? Brian: First, we are drinking something and then … we do not know yet. My friend is here since this morning. He is just on vacation here. Linda: Are you also new here? Brian: Yes, I am actually from Germany, and my friend is from Sweden. My father, however, is British. Linda: Oh, that is interesting. Unfortunately, I have to go. You are very nice. Brian: Thanks! You are too! Maybe I will see you around!
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Grammar 1: Personal Pronouns, Forms of “to be” – Present Tense
Singular: 1. I am 2. You are 3. He is, she is, it is Plural: 1. We are 2. You are 3. They are

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Exercise 1 A

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Fill in the correct form of “to be”. Choose from this box: am am am am Are are Are are are are are are are are are are is is is is is is is is is is is

This ________ the story about Linda and Brian. Read how they get to know each other in 10 edutaining lessons. Brian: Hello, what ______ you doing here? Linda: Hello, I ____ Linda! This is my younger sister and we ______ waiting here for our friend Carla. She ____ in the department store over there and we ______ already tired. Who ______ you? Brian: Oh I ____ Brian. Yes, I ____ waiting for a friend. He ____ in the department store, too. ______ you here often? Linda: We ______ here every day. Hahaha. Brian: Yes, the department store ____ very big! Hahaha. Linda: Look! There she ____ . Brian: My friend ____ there too! And what ______ you doing tonight? Linda: We _____ going to the cinema! And you? Brian: First, we ______ drinking something and then … we do not know yet. My friend ____ here since this morning. He ____ just on vacation here. Linda: ______ you also new here? Brian: Yes, I ____ actually from Germany and my friend ____ from Sweden. My father, however, ____ British. Linda: Oh, that _____ interesting. Unfortunately, I have to go. You ______ very nice. Brian: Thanks! You ______ too! Maybe I will see you around!

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Exercise 1 B

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Fill in the correct personal pronoun. Choose from this box: He He I I I I I I She she they we We we we We we you You You you you You you

This is the story about Linda and Brian. Read how ______ get to know each other in 10 edutaining lessons. Brian: Hello, what are ______ doing here? Linda: Hello, __ am Linda! This is my younger sister and ____ are waiting here for our friend Carla. ______ is in the department store over there, and ____ are already tired. Who are ______ ? Brian: Oh, __ am Brian. Yes, __ am also waiting for a friend. ____ is in the department store, too. Are ______ here often? Linda: ____ are here every day. Hahaha. Brian: Yes, the department store is very big! Hahaha. Linda: Look! There ______ is. Brian: My friend is there too! And what are ______ doing tonight? Linda: _____ are going to the cinema! And where are you? Brian: First, ____ are drinking something and then … ____ do not know yet. My friend is here since this morning. ____ is just on vacation here. Linda: Are ______ also new here? Brian: Yes, ____ am actually from Germany and my friend is from Sweden. My father, however, is British. Linda: Oh, that is interesting. Unfortunately, __ have to go. ______ are very nice. Brian: Thanks! ______ are too! Maybe __ will see you around!

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