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Introductions

(At a party)
Peter: Hello.
Jane: Hi!
Peter: My name is Peter. What's your name?
Jane: My name is Jane. Nice to meet you.
Peter: It's a pleasure. This is a great party!
Jane: Yes, it is. Where are you from?
Peter: I'm from Amsterdam.
Jane: Amsterdam? Really, are you German?
Peter: No, I'm not German. I'm Dutch.
Jane: Oh, you're Dutch. Sorry about that.
Peter: That's OK. Where are you from?
Jane: I'm from London, but I'm not British.
Peter: No, what are you?
Jane: Well, my parents were Spanish, so I'm Spanish, too.
Peter: That's very interesting. Spain is a beautiful country.
Jane: Thank you. It IS a wonderful place
Dialogue Quiz – Introductions
1. Peter is ______.
German
Dutch
British
2. Jane is from _____.
British
London
Spain
3. Jane's parents are ____.
British
from London
Spanish
4. Jane is ______.
British
Spanish
German
Introductions
1.
1.
1.
2.
1.

Hello. My name's Peter. What's your name? /Janet.
Where are you from Janet? / I'm from Seattle. Where are you from?
I'm from Madrid.
Are you American?
Yes, I am. Are you Spanish? / Yes I am.

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Key Vocabulary
My name is...
What's (is) your name ...
Where are you from?
I'm from... Are you (Spanish, American, German, etc.)
Hello and Goodbye - Three Short Conversations
Hello
1. Hello, Peter. How are you?
2. Fine, thanks. How are you?
1. I'm fine, thank you.
Goodbye
1. Goodbye, Janet. See you tomorrow!
2. Bye bye, Peter. Have a nice evening.
1. Thanks, you too!
2.

Thanks.

Key Vocabulary
Hello... How are you?
I'm fine, - OK, - well, thank you
Goodbye, - bye bye
See you tomorrow
Have a nice evening, - day

Personal Information
1. What's your surname (family name)? / Smith
2. What's your first name? /Fred
3. Where are you from? / Atlanta, Georgia
4. What's your job? / I'm a teacher.
5. What's your address? / 34 White Street
6. What is your phone number? / 308-6730
7. How old are you? / 54
8. Are you married? / Yes, I am.

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Key Vocabulary
surname, family name, first name
Where are you from?
What's your job? address? phone (telephone) number?
How old are you?
Are you married?
married, single, divorced, separated

Asking for Directions
Directions I
1. Excuse me. Is there a bank near here?
2. Yes. There's a bank on the corner.
1. Thank you.
2. You're welcome.
Directions II
1. Excuse me. Is there a supermarket near here?
2. Yes. There's one near here.
1. How do I get there?
2. At the traffic lights, take the first left and go straight on. It's on the left.
1. Is it far?
2. Not really.
1. Thank you.
2. Don't mention it.
Key Vocabulary
Is there a _______ near here?
on the corner, on the left, on the right
straight on, straight ahead
traffic lights
Is it far?

Telling the Time
What time is it? - I
1. Excuse me. Can you tell me the time, please?
2. Yes, of course. It's seven o'clock.
1. Thank you.
2. No problem.

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What time is it? - II
1. What time is it?
2. It's half past three.
1. Thanks.
2. You're welcome.
Key Vocabulary :
Excuse me.
Can you tell me the time, please?
What time is it?
It's half past...
It's quarter past...
It's ten to...
It's quarter to...
o'clock

In a Shop
Shopping for a Sweater
1. Can I help you?
2. Yes, I'm looking for a sweater.
1. What size are you?
2. I'm an extra large.
1. How about this one?
2. Yes, that's nice. Can I try it on?
1. Certainly, there's the changing rooms over there.
2. Thank you.
1. How does it fit?
2. It's too large. Do you have a large?
1. Yes, here you are.
2. Thank you. I'll have it, please.
1. OK, how would you like to pay?
2. Do you take credit cards?
1. Yes, we do. Visa, Master Card and American Express.
2. OK, here's my Visa.
1. Thank you. Have a nice day!
2. Thank you, goodbye.
Key Vocabulary

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Can I help you?
Can I try it (them) on?
size - extra small, small, medium, large, extra large
How does it fit?
changing rooms
How would you like to pay?
credit cards

In a Motel / Hotel
Getting a Room for the Night
1. Good evening. Can I help you?
2. Yes, please. I'd like a room for the night.
1. Would you like a single room, or a double room?
2. A single room, please. How much is the room?
1. It's $55 per night.
2. Can I pay by credit card
1. Certainly. We take Visa, Master Card and American Express. Could you fill in this
form, please?
2. Do you need my passport number? No, just an address and your signature.
1. (fills out the form) Here you are.
2. Here's your key. Your room number is 212.
1. Thank you.
2. Thank you. If you need anything, dial 0 for the reception area. Have a good stay!
Key Vocabulary
Can I help you
I'd like a room
single, double room
Can I pay by credit card?
fill in this form
passport number

At a Restaurant
Ordering a Meal
1. Hi. How are you doing this afternoon?
2. Fine, thank you. Can I see a menu, please?
1. Certainly, here you are.
2. Thank you. What's today's special?

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1. Grilled tuna and cheese on rye.
2. That sounds good. I'll have that.
1. Would you like something to drink?
2. Yes, I'd like a coke.
1. Thank you. (returning with the food) Here you are. Enjoy your meal!
2. Thank you.
1. Can I get you anything else?
2. No thanks. I'd like the check (bill - UK English), please.
1. That'll be $6.75.
2. Here you are. Keep the change!
1. Thank you! Have a good day!
2. Bye.
Key Vocabulary
Can I see a menu?
here you are
Enjoy your meal!
Would you like ...
Can I get you anything else?
I'd like the check (bill - UK English), please.
That'll be $6.75.
Have a good day!

At the Airport
Checking In
1. Good morning. Can I have your ticket, please?
2. Here you are.
1. Thank you. Would you like smoking or non-smoking?
2. Non-smoking, please.
1. Would you like a window or an aisle seat?
2. An aisle seat, please.
1. Do you have any baggage?
2. Yes, this suitcase and this carry-on bag.

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1. Here's your boarding pass. Have a nice flight.
2. Thank you.
Passport Control
1. Good morning. Can I see your passport?
2. Here you are.
1. Thank you very much. Are you a tourist or on business?
2. I'm a tourist.
1. That's fine. Have a pleasant stay.
2. Thank you.
Key Vocabulary
Can I have your ticket?
smoking, non-smoking
window, aisle seat
baggage, suitcase, carry-on bag
boarding pass
flight
Can I see your passport?
tourist, business

By rail
By bus / coach
By air
station
_____
airport
train
bus
_____
catch / get on
_____
get on / board
get off
get off
get off / disembark
platform
departure gate
departure gate
passenger train coach / bus passenger jet / airplane
journey
_____
flight
_____
depart / leave
take off
arrive
arrive
_____
engine
_____
cockpit
engine driver
bus driver
_____
_____
aisle
aisle

By sea
port
ship
embark
_____
_____
_____
voyage
sail
dock
_____
captain
gangway

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A Busy Day
(two friends speaking in a park when they meet each other jogging)
Barbara: Hi, Katherine, how are you today?
Katherine: I'm great and you?
Barbara: VERY busy! I'm jogging now, but later I have to do a lot!
Katherine: What do you have to do?
Barbara: Well, first of all, I have to do the shopping. We don't have anything to eat at home.
Katherine: ... and then?
Barbara: Little Johnny has a basketball game this afternoon. I'm driving him to the game.
Katherine: Oh, how is his team doing?
Barbara: They're doing very well. Next week, they're travelling to Toronto for a tournament.
Katherine: That's impressive.
Barbara: Well, Johnny likes playing basketball. I'm happy he's enjoying it. What are you
doing today?
Katherine: I'm not doing much. I'm meeting some friends for lunch, but, other than that, I
don't have much to do today.
Barbara: You're so lucky!
Katherine: No, you're the lucky one. I'd like to have so many things to do.
A Busy Day Questions
Who's busy?


Katherine
Barbara
Neither

Who doesn't have a busy day?


Katherine
Barbara
Neither

What are they doing?

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Shopping
Jogging
Watching a basketball game

Why is Barbara going to Toronto?


To meet some friends
Her son has a basketball tournament
To meet some friends for lunch

What's Katherine doing later today?


Going to the park
Meeting some friends for lunch
Nothing

A Great Workout
(Two friends at the gym)
Janet: Wow, this gym is great! What a fantastic workout!
Susan: Yes, I like coming here very much. What other sports can you do?
Janet: Well, I can play tennis, I can do a little karate and I go windsurfing in the summer.
Susan: You're very fit! I can't do many sports. I like coming to the gym because the exercises
are easy.
Janet: Listen, I have an idea. Why don't you come to karate class with me?
Susan: No, I can't do karate...

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Janet: ... but you can learn! Karate is a great sport. How about coming with me on Saturday?
Susan: well, .... OK.
Janet: Great, why don't we meet at my house at 10 in the morning?
Susan: Sure, that's a good idea. (changing subjects) By the way, what other hobbies do you
have?
Janet: I like going to the cinema, and reading a little.
Susan: Do you like cooking, or baking?
Janet: No, I can't cook. I'm a horrible cook!
Susan: Oh, I love cooking. I tell you what. Why don't I cook lunch after karate class?
Janet: Now that's a great idea!
Susan: OK, karate and lunch on Saturday. It's a date!
Where are they now?


In a gym
On a tennis court
At a karate center

Which can Janet NOT do well?


Karate
Windsurfing
Cooking

Who is going to learn Karate?


Janet
Susan
Both

Who enjoys cooking?


Susan
Janet
Neither

What a re they going to do on Saturday?


Have lunch
Go to karate
Go to karate and then have lunch

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Weekend Sports
(in the restaurant, two friends speaking)
Susan: Oh, this is lovely. Would you like to try some?
Christine: No thanks, Susan. I'm really enjoying my pasta!
Susan: So, do you want to play tennis this weekend?
Christine: I'm afraid I can't play tennis.
Susan: NO, are you joking? I'm sure you can play tennis. EVERYBODY can play tennis.
Christine: Well, I can't. BUT I can play golf.
Susan: Really, I can play golf, too. - but not very well.
Christine: I have an idea. Why don't we play tennis this weekend and then next weekend
golf?
Susan: OK, that's a good idea. You don't play tennis - I don't play golf. We both can learn a
new sport!
Christine: That's it. I think it's a brilliant idea!
Susan: Now, tell me about your new job. When do you start?
Christine: Next week. I'm in the accounting department. I make telephone calls to the banks,
check the accounts, keep records... that sort of thing.
Susan: It sounds like an excellent job.
Christine: How is your job?
Susan: Oh, it's OK. It's boring. I work at the computer all day long, each and every day at the
computer.
Christine: I'm sure it isn't so bad!
Who can play tennis?


Susan
Christine
Neither

What do they decide to do?


Play tennis
Play golf
Play golf and tennis

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Which statement is true?


Susan can't play golf.
Susan can't play golf well.
Susan can play golf very well.

Who has got a new job?


Christine
Susan
Neither

Who isn't workin g this week?


Susan
Christine
Neither

Cooking
(At a friend's house)
Carol: This is a lovely house!
Martha: Thank you. Carol, we call it home.
Carol: It's very close to work, isn't it?
Martha: Yes, it is. I always walk to work - even when it rains!
Carol: I usually take the bus. It takes so long!
Martha: How long does it take?
Carol: Oh, it takes about 20 minutes.
Martha: That is a long time. Well, have some cake.

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Carol: (taking a bite of some cake) this is delicious! Do you bake all of your own cakes?
Martha: Yes, I usually bake something at the weekend. I like having sweets in the house.
Carol: You're a wonderful cook!
Martha: Thank you, it's nothing really.
Carol: I never cook. I'm just hopeless. My husband, David, usually does all the cooking.
Martha: Do you often go out to eat?
Carol: Yes, when he doesn't have time to cook, we go out to eat somewhere.
Martha: There are some wonderful restaurants in the city.
Carol: Too many! You can eat at a different restaurant every day. Monday - Chinese, Tuesday
- Italian, Wednesday - Mexican, on and on ...
Which statement is true?


Martha works a long way from home.
Martha works a short way from home.
Martha works a long way at home.

How long does it take Carol to get to work?


Only 5 minutes.
About 20 minutes.
She doesn't work.

Where does Martha get her great cakes?


At a little bakery
She cooks them herself.
At Costco

Who cooks in Carol's house?


She does.
Her mother does.
David does.

Where does Carol eat when David doesn't have time to cook?


At Martha's
At various restaurants
At her mothers

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The Meeting
(Two workers in an office)
James: Hi Alice. How are you today?
Alice: Hi James. I'm fine, and you?
James: Great, thank you. Remember, the meeting is at 3 o'clock.
Alice: Excuse me, which meeting?
James: Which meeting?! The meeting with the boss!
Alice: Are you sure there is a meeting today?
James: Alice, Alice, every month there is a meeting with the boss. This month that meeting is
this afternoon.
Alice: Calm down. OK, there's a meeting this afternoon. What time is it?
James: Alice, this is important. The meeting is at three o'clock sharp!
Alice: Thank you James... By the way, what time is it now?
James: It's quarter past eleven.
Alice: It's time for lunch!
James: Lunch, now? Lunch time is at twelve.
Alice: Well, I'm hungry now.
James: You're funny Alice. This is an office.
Alice: I'm hungry ... it's just a snack ...
Multiple Choice Answers: The Meeting
1. Which statement is true?
Alice isn't coming to the meeting.
Alice doesn't remember the meeting.
James isn't coming to the meeting.
Alice doesn't remember the meeting.
2. How often do they have a meeting with the boss?
Every week
Every month
Every year

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Every month
3. When is the meeting?
3 a.m.
3:15
3 p.m.
3 p.m.
4. Alice is _____.
hungry
thirsty
angry
hungry
5. What time is it?
Twelve o'clock
Three o'clock
11:15

A New Office
(In an office)
Jennifer: (speaking to Bob who is outside the office) Hi Bob, come in. This is my new office!
Bob: Wow, it's great. There's so much furniture. A sofa, armchair ...
Jennifer: How about my desk. Isn't it beautiful?
Bob: Yes, look at that. Is that a new computer?
Jennifer: Yes, it is. The latest model!
Bob: ... but there aren't any windows in here.
Jennifer: No, no, there are some windows. They're over there.
Bob: Is that New Times magazine on your desk?

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Jennifer: Yes, it is. There are some more copies in the cupboard.
Bob: It's a great magazine. I love it.
Jennifer: Yes, lots of good information. Would you like a cup of coffee?
Bob: Sure, is there a coffee maker here, too?
Jennifer: Yes, there is. There's everything in THIS office.
Bob: You're lucky!
Jennifer: Yes, I am. You're welcome anytime, now let's make that coffee...
The New Office Questions
Which statement is true?


Jennifer has some new furniture in her old office.
Jennifer has a new office.
Jennifer has a new job.

What does Bob think is only problem with the office?


There's an old computer.
There are no windows in the office.
There's no coffee in the office.

Which magazine does Jennifer have on her desk?


The New York Times
New Times
Time

Which statement is true?


Bob often reads Time magazine.
Bob has the latest computer.
Bob likes New Times magazine.

What does Jennifer offer to do?


Give Bob a magazine.
Make Bob a cup of coffee.
Give Bob her office.

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Personal Information
(Two friends filling in a form together)
Jim: Your painting is fantastic Roger!
Roger: I'm happy you like it. It's for a competition. Here's the form.
Jim: Right. OK, here are the questions.... Your hands are dirty.
Roger: ... from painting! What are the questions? Here's a pen (gives him a pen to fill the
form in)
Jim: What's your name?
Roger: oh, that's difficult ... Roger!
Jim: Ha, ha. What's your surname?
Roger: I'm not sure ...
Jim: Very funny! OK, surname - Tailor
Roger: Yes, that's it!
Jim: Next question please. Are you married or single?
Roger: Single. I'm sure about that!
Jim: What's your address?
Roger: 72 London Road.
Jim:... and what are your hobbies?
Roger: hmmm.... painting, going windsurfing and watching TV.
Jim: ... OK, last question. What's your telephone number?
Roger: 0343 897 6514
Jim: 0343 897 6514 - Got it. Where's an envelope?
Roger: Over there ...

The City and the Country
David: How do you like living in the big city?
Maria: There are many things that are better than living in the country!
David: Can you give me some examples?
Maria: Well, it certainly is more interesting than the country. There is so much more to do
and see!

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David: Yes, but the city is more dangerous than the country.
Maria: That's true. People in the city aren't as open and friendly as those in the countryside.
David: I'm sure that the country is more relaxed, too!
Maria: Yes, the city is busier than the country. However, the country is much slower than the
city.
David: I think that's a good thing!
Maria: Oh, I don't. The country is so slow and boring! It's much more boring than the city.
David: How about the cost of living? Is the country cheaper than the city?
Maria: Oh, yes. The city is more expensive than the country.
David: Life in the country is also much healthier than in the city.
Maria: Yes, it's cleaner and less dangerous in the country. But, the city is so much more
exciting. It's faster, crazier and more fun than the country.
David: I think YOU are crazy for moving to the city.
Maria: Well, I'm young now. Maybe when I'm married and have children I'll move back to
the country.
Maria thinks life in the city is more interesting than life in the country.

True
False

David says that the city is less dangerous than the country.

True
False

The people in the countryside aren't as open as the people in the city.

True
False

The country is quieter than the city.

True
False

The city isn't as expensive as the country.

True
False

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The country is healthier than the city.

True
False

Maria thinks the city is more fun than the country.

True
False

David thinks Maria is crazy for leaving the country.

True
False

Maria says she might move back to the country when she is married and has children.

True
False

Life in the country isn't as hectic as life in the city.

True
False

Interview with a Famous Actor
Interviewer: Thank you for taking some time off from your busy schedule to answer a few
questions about your life!
Brad: It's my pleasure.
Interviewer: Could you tell us about an average day in your life?
Brad: Sure, I get up early - at 7 in the morning. Then I have breakfast. After breakfast, I go to
the gym.
Interviewer: Are you studying anything now?
Brad: Yes, I'm learning a new film called "The Man About Town".

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Interviewer: What do you do in the afternoon?
Brad: First I have lunch, then I go to the studio and shoot some scenes.
Interviewer: Which scene are you acting today?
Brad: I'm acting a scene about an angry lover.
Interviewer: That's very interesting. What do you do in the evening?
Brad: In the evening, I go home and have dinner and study my scripts.
Interviewer: Do you go out at night?
Brad: Not always, I like going out at weekends.

What's in Your Office?
David: I've got a new office now…
Maria: That's great! Congratulations.
David: I'll need a desk and some cabinets. How many cabinets are there in your office?
Maria: I think there are four cabinets in my office.
David: And do you have any furniture in your office? I mean other than the chair at your
desk.
Maria: Oh yes, I've got a sofa and two comfortable armchairs.
David: Are there any tables in your office?
Maria: Yes, I've got a table in front of the sofa.
David: Is there a computer in your office?
Maria: Oh yes, I keep a laptop on my desk next to the phone.
David: Are there any flowers or plants in your office?
Maria: Yes, there are a few plants near the window.
David: Where's your sofa?
Maria: The sofa is in front of the window, between the two armchairs.
David: Thanks a lot for your help Janet. This gives me a good idea of how to arrange my
office.
Maria: My pleasure. Good luck with your decorating!
David has just received a new job.


True
False
Doesn't say

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David is sure he will need some cabinets in his new office.


True
False
Doesn't say

Maria thinks it is a good idea to have comfortable furniture in an office.


True
False
Doesn't say

David is surprised that Maria keeps coffee on her table.


True
False
Doesn't say

Maria keeps a computer next to her telephone.


True
False
Doesn't say

What Were You Doing?
Betsy: I telephoned you yesterday afternoon but you didn't answer? Where were you?
Brian: I was in another room when you called. I didn't hear the phone ringing until it was too
late.
Betsy: What were you working on?
Brian: I was photocopying a report that I needed to send to a client. What were you doing
when you telephoned?
Betsy: I was looking for Tom and couldn't find him. Do you know where he was?
Brian: Tom was driving to a meeting.
Betsy: Oh, I see. What did you do yesterday?
Brian: I met the representatives from Driver's in the morning. In the afternoon, I worked on
the report and was just finishing when you telephoned. What did you do?
Betsy: Well, at 9 I had a meeting with Ms Anderson. After that, I did some research.
Brian: Sounds like a boring day!

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Betsy: Yes, I don't really like doing research. But it needs to be done.
Brian: I agree with you on that, no research - no business!
Betsy: Tell me about the report. What do you think of it?
Brian: I think the report is a good. Tom believes it's good, too.
Betsy: I know that every report you write is excellent.
Brian: Thank you Betsy, you are always a good friend!
What was Brian doing when Betsy telephoned?


He was photocopying a report.
He was having a coffee-break.
He was at a meeting.

What was Betsy doing when she telephoned Brian?


She was writing a report.
She was looking for Tom.
She was planning a meeting.

What did Brian do yesterday morning?


He worked on the report.
He drove to a meeting.
He met representatives from Driver's.

When did Betsy have a meeting with Ms Anderson?


this afternoon
yesterday afternoon
yesterday morning

Betsy thinks Brian does excellent work.

true / false/ doesn't say

On a Business Trip - A Presentation
Betsy: Hi Brian, this is Betsy. How are you doing?
Brian: I've just returned from the Head Office. The weather is great! Boston is a great city!
Betsy: Have you met Frank yet?
Brian: No, I haven't seen him yet. We have a meeting at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning. We
are going to meet then.
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Betsy: Have you made your presentation yet?
Brian: Yes, I made the presentation yesterday afternoon. I was very nervous, but everything
went well.
Betsy: Has management given you any feedback yet?
Brian: Yes, I've already met with the sales director. We met immediately after the meeting
and he was impressed with our work.
Betsy: That's great Brian. Congratulations! Have you visited any museums yet?
Brian: No, I'm afraid I haven't had any time yet. I hope to take a tour around town tomorrow.
Betsy: Well, I'm happy to hear that everything is going well. I'll talk to you soon.
Brian: Thanks for calling Betsy. Bye.
Betsy: Bye.

An Interview at the Shopping Mall
Interviewer: Good evening, I hope you don't mind answering a few questions.
Alice: How long will it take?
Interviewer: Just a few questions.
Alice: I guess I can manage to answer a few questions. Go ahead.
Interviewer: I'd like to ask your opinion about consumer electronics. As far as consumer
electronics is concerned, which is the most reliable brand?
Alice: I'd say that Samsung is the most reliable brand.
Interviewer: Which brand is the most expensive?
Alice: Well, Samsung is also the most expensive brand. I guess that's why it's the best.
Interviewer: Which brand do you think is the worst?
Alice: I think LG is the worst. I really can't remember using any of their products that I liked.
Interviewer: And which brand is the most popular with young people?
Alice: That's a difficult one to answer for me. I think that Sony is probably the most popular
with young people.
Interviewer: One last question, Have you tried using any HP products?
Alice: No, I haven't. Are they good?
Interviewer: I enjoy using them. But I didn't stop you to tell you what I think. Thank you for
your time.
Alice: Not at all.

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A Business Traveller
Interviewer: Good morning Sir. I'd like to ask you a few questions if I may.
Jack: Well, I'm waiting to catch my flight so I guess I can answer a few questions.
Interviewer: Thank you Sir. First of all, how often do you travel?
Jack: I travel about twice a month.
Interviewer: Where are you flying to on this trip?
Jack: I'm flying to Austin, Texas.
Interviewer: … and where did you fly on your last trip?
Jack: I flew to Portland, Oregon. I've already been there three times!
Interviewer: Really! Do you enjoy travelling for business?
Jack: Yes, although I prefer staying in the office.
Interviewer: What do you like most about travelling? Jack: I like visiting new cities and
trying out new food.
Interviewer: Is there anywhere you would like to visit that you haven't visited yet? Jack:
Yes, I'd like to go to Hawaii! I love going to the beach!
Interviewer: Thank you very much for your time today.
Jack: You're welcome. My pleasure.

Planning a Party
(two neighbors talking)
Martha:...What horrible weather today. I'd love to go out, but I think it will just continue
raining.
Jane:Oh, I don't know. Perhaps the sun will come out later this afternoon.
Martha:I hope you're right. Listen, I'm going to have a party this Saturday. Would you like to
come?
Jane:Oh, I'd love to come. Thank you for inviting me. Who's going to come to the party?
Martha:Well, a number of people haven't told me yet. But, Peter and Mark are going to help
out with the cooking!
Jane:Hey, I'll help, too!
Martha:Would you? That would be great!
Jane:I'll make lasagna!

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Martha:That sounds delicious! I know my Italian cousins are going to be there. I'm sure
they'll love it.
Jane:Italians? Maybe I'll bake a cake...
Martha:No, no. They're not like that. They'll love it.
Jane:Well, if you say so... Is there going be a theme for the party?
Martha:No, I don't think so. Just a chance to get together and have fun.
Jane:I'm sure it'll be lots of fun.
Martha:But I'm going to hire a clown!
Jane:A clown! You're kidding me.
Martha:No, no. As I child, I always wanted a clown. Now, I'm going to have my clown at my
own party.
Jane:I'm sure everyone will have a good laugh.
Martha:That's the plan!
What do they think about the weather?


It's beautiful.
It's terrible.
It's snowing.

What does Martha have to share?


News that she's going to get married.
News that she's going to have a party.
News that she's going to have a baby.

What are Peter and Mark going to do?


They're going to cook lasagna.
They're going to help with the cooking.
They're going to come dressed as clowns.

What does Jane offer to do?


She says she'll help cook.
She says she'll come dressed as a clown.
She says she'll speak Italian with her cousins.

How does Jane react to the news about the Italian cousins?

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She's happy they'll taste her lasagna.
She's afraid they won't understand English.
She's says she'll bake a cake instead of lasagna.

What special plan is there?


Martha's going to have a clown.
Martha's going to make an announcement.
Martha's going to have a themed party.

Why does Martha want a clown?


She wanted a clown as a child, so now she's going to have one.
She hates clowns.
Because the clown goes well with the theme of the party.

Does Martha know exactly how many people are going to come?

Yes, she does.
No, she doesn't.

How does Jane think people will react to the clown?


She thinks they'll hate it.
She thinks they'll love it.
She thinks they'll have a good laugh.

Is there a theme for the party?

Yes, there is.
No, there isn't.

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