Archive for the ‘English Learning’ Category

Asking for directions | Sample conversations

February 25th, 2017 in English Learning

Conversation 1

Some common animal idioms

February 24th, 2017 in English Learning

Here are some common animal idioms in English.

To be a chicken / to be chicken livered

To be a chicken is to be a coward

Simple present tense practice dialogues

February 22nd, 2017 in English Learning

The simple present tense is used to talk about our routines and habits. Read the following interview using the simple present tense

Peter: Hello, can I ask you some questions?

Sample conversations about personal appearance

February 20th, 2017 in English Learning

I’m on a diet to lose weight!

Storyline: Maya is on a diet but her friends coax her into eating a bowl of ice cream. Here is a sample conversation.

Talking about speaking habits

February 19th, 2017 in English Learning

People have different sleeping habits. Some can’t stay up beyond 11 pm. Others won’t hit the bed until 2 am. Here are some questions you can use to ask about sleeping habits.

Asking about education

February 14th, 2017 in English Learning

Here are some questions you can ask about a person’s education.

‘Are you a student?’‘Yes. I’m studying engineering.’

‘Are you studying?’ ‘No, I’m working.’ / ‘No, I left school last year.’

Some common conversational structures

February 7th, 2017 in English Learning

I’d rather + (verb)

This structure is used to suggest that you would like to do one thing more than another. In informal speech I would is pronounced as I’d.