Basic English Conversation Part 2

Asking Name, Address, and Phone Number

Hanz
: Excuse me, what is your name?
Mary
: Mary Landlady.
Hanz
: And what is your address?
Mary
: 111 Avenue Street, Gold Tower Apartment, California.
Hanz
: And what is your phone number?
Mary
: It is 555-6362.
Hanz
: Thank you very much.
Mary
: You’re welcome.

When we want to ask about address we may use this sentences:

A: Excuse me, where do you live?
B: I live on California, or
A: I live at 111 Avenue Street, Gold Tower Apartment, California. (for more details)

Talking About Job or Workplace

Lely
: Where do you work?
Adam
: I work for Dakota Travel.
Lely
: Oh, really? And what do you do there?
Adam
: I am a guide. I take people on tours to Asia.
Lely
: That sounds interesting!
Adam
: Yes, it’s a great job. I love it! And what do you do?
Lely
: I am a student, and I also work part-time, too.
Adam
: Oh? Where do you work?
Lely
: I work in a fast food restaurant. I cook pizzas.
Adam
: Italian Resto?
Lely
: No, Whoppers! I work for Pizza Hut.

Some sentences that can be used for asking the occupation or the work place are:

A: Where do you work?
B: I work for Dakota Travel, I work at/in a fast food restaurant.

A: What do you do?
B: I am a guide, I take people on tours / I am a student, and I work part-time too.

A: Excuse me, are you a clerk?
B: No, I am not. I am a nurse.

Prices

Conversation 1

Nana
: Oh, look at this bracelet, Seth! It is lovely! 
Seth
: Yeah, it is OK.
Nana
: Excuse me, please. How much is this?
Clerk
: Oh, that’s on sale. It is only $50.
Seth
: That’s crazy! Come on, Nana...
  
Conversation 2

Sally
: Hey, Kimmy, how do you like these running shoes?
Kimmy
: Well, they are all right, I guess.
Sally
: Excuse me. How much are these?
Clerk
: They are $80.
Selly
: Oh, that’s not bad!
Kimmy
: Eighty dollars! Well, thanks, anyway. We’re just looking.

Likes and Dislikes

Conversation 1

Tom
: Do you like jazz, Shelly?
Shelly
: No. I don’t like it very much. Do you?
Tom
: It’s OK. What kind of music do you like?
Shelly
: Well, I like Hip Hop a lot.
Tom
: What’s your favorite group?
Shelly
: Black eyed peas. How about you? Do you like them?
Tom
: No, I don’t. I can’t stand them!

Conversation 2

Jimmy
: What kind of TV programs do you like?
Gerrard
: Game shows. I like them a lot. Do you like them?
Jimmy
: Yes. I like them. They are terrific!

Simple questions and answers that can be used from conversation above are:

A: Do you like jazz?
B: Yes, I do. I like it a lot / No, I don’t like it very much / No, I don’t.

A: Do you like Linkinpark?
B: Yes, I do. I like them a lot / No, I don’t like them very much / No, I don’t.

Invitations

Conversation 1

Dave
: Hey, Martin. There’s a jazz concert at the Blue Club on Friday. Would you like to  go with me?
Martin
: Yeah, that’s sounds good! What time is the concert?
Dave
: It’s at 9 o’clock.
Martin
: Great! Let’s go.

Conversation 2

Damien
: There is a party in Alan’s House on Saturday night. Would you come with me?
Catty
: Wow! That’s sounds interesting, there must be a lot of people there.
Damien
: Absolutely yes, C’mon go with me.
Catty
: Yeah, but I’m sorry, I can’t come with you. I have to accompany my sister.
Damien
: Oh, it’s OK. Maybe next time will be good.

When we want to invite someone we can simply just saying “would you like to go” or “would you like to come”. Both of these sentences are polite to used.

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