Archive for the ‘English for children’ Category

Talking about your plans

February 13th, 2014 in English for children

In English, we use several different structures to talk about our plans. They are:

Present continuous with going to

I am going to meet your dad tomorrow.

Talking about health problems

January 31st, 2014 in English for children

If you become ill or have an accident, the phrases given in this section will allow you to talk to your doctor.

Describing the problem

If you are ill, use I’ve got…

Asking for things in a shop

January 25th, 2014 in English for children

The phrases given in this lesson will help you do your shopping.

Asking for things

To ask for things in a shop, use I’d like… or Could I have…?

Shopping: talking about your plans

January 22nd, 2014 in English for children

To talk about your shopping plans, use I’m going to…

I’m going to get a new laptop.

I’m going to buy some shirts.

We’re going to get a new roof.

Eating out: asking for information

January 18th, 2014 in English for children

To ask about the restaurant or café that you are going to, use Where is…?

Where is the Chinese restaurant?

Where is the washroom?

Eating out

January 17th, 2014 in English for children

If you are planning to eat out, you will need to make arrangements with your friends or family about when and where to meet. You will also want to order to food. The phrases given in this chapter will help you do all this with confidence.

Hellos and Goodbyes

January 16th, 2014 in English for children

Here is a quick overview of common expressions used to greet people.

Use Hello… as a general greeting. This is a polite expression that you can use to greet anyone in any situation.