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Asking about people’s plans and opinions

March 31st, 2017 in English Learning

Use the following phrases or questions to talk about people’s living arrangements and plans.

‘How long are you planning to stay here?’ ‘I’ll be staying here for a couple of days.’

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 weather

March 22nd, 2017 in English Learning

People often begin polite conversations by talking about the weather. That is probably because weather is a safe topic for conversation. Some examples of common weather-related conversation starters in English are given below.

Traveling | Asking for information

March 20th, 2017 in English Learning

At the tourist information office

The phrases and expressions given in this lesson will be useful to you when you are at a tourist information office.

  • We’re looking for accommodation.

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.