Archive for the ‘English Learning’ Category

Expressing your opinion

March 28th, 2017 in English Learning

I think I should + (verb)

Use this structure to talk about something that you feel strongly about doing.

  • I think I should stop smoking.
  • I think I should consult a doctor.

Asking for directions | Sample conversations

March 26th, 2017 in English Learning

Conversation 1

First speaker: Excuse me. Is this the right way for the railway station?

Second speaker: No, you’re going the wrong way. Take that road. It’s down there.

Asking about jobs

March 25th, 2017 in English Learning

Read the pieces of conversation given below.

Conversation 1

First speaker: Where are you from?

Second speaker: I’m from Kerala.

First speaker: I see. So how long have you been living in Mumbai?

Talking about home town

March 12th, 2017 in English Learning

When we meet people, we often ask about their home town or the place they live in. Here are a few questions you can ask. Sample answers are also given.

Asking for directions | Sample conversations

March 3rd, 2017 in English Learning

Here are some sample conversations about asking for and giving directions.

Conversation 1

First speaker: I’m looking for this address.
Second speaker: I’m sorry. I’m not from around here. You could perhaps ask that traffic cop.
First speaker: It’s okay. Thank you.

Formal and informal ways to greet people

February 28th, 2017 in English Learning

When meeting people, we usually say an expression like Good morning/Good afternoon/Good evening. This is relatively formal. In a very informal style, we can say Hello or Hi.
When we meet people, we often greet them by shaking hands and saying ‘How do you do?’ or ‘Nice to meet you.’

Asking for directions | Sample conversations

February 25th, 2017 in English Learning

Conversation 1