Archive for the ‘English Learning’ Category

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

Expressing your opinions in English

February 24th, 2017 in English Learning

To express your opinions, use an expression like I think … or I guess …

  • I guess she has a problem.
  • I think she is making a mistake.

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.