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Chatting to people

February 26th, 2014 in English for children

We talk with our friends and family all the time. Sometimes, we also engage in a conversation with people we meet at the railway stations, bus stops or in shops. The phrases and sentences given in this lesson will help you to talk to friends, family, colleagues and people that you meet.

Introducing people

February 24th, 2014 in English for children

If you want to introduce someone to someone else, use This is…

This is my friend, Annie.

This is my colleague, Varun.

This is my mother, Sumitra.

Asking about general health and well-being

February 21st, 2014 in English for children

After greeting someone with a hello or hi, we usually ask them a few general questions about their health. The most common expression used in this situation is ‘How are you?’

Asking for general information

February 20th, 2014 in English for children

To give general information about yourself, use I’m…

I’m a teacher.

I’m married.

I’m a mother of two kids.

I’m working.

I’m interested in painting.

Saying what you want to do

February 15th, 2014 in English for children

To say what you want to do, use I’d like to… or I want to…

I would like to meet the manager.

I would like to take you out for a meal.

Saying what you want to do

February 14th, 2014 in English for children

To talk about what you would like to do, use I would like to… or I want to…

I would like to meet him.

Grammar Exercise: Be and have (beginner level)

February 14th, 2014 in English for children

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the verb be or have.

1. What …………………. you doing there?

a) are

b) is

b) have