Intermediate English Conversation Part 2

1.    About a Country

David:
Can you tell me a little about Mexico ?
Maria:
Yes, sure. What would you like to know?
David:
Well, when is the best time to visit?
Maria:
Hhhmm... you should go in the winter or spring. The weather is nice then. It’s not very hot.
David:
Really? And does Mexico have good beaches?
Maria:
Yes, the beaches are excellent.
David:
Oh, good! And what place should I see?
Maria:
Well, you should go to Mexico City. And shouldn’t miss the Mayan ruins. They are very interesting.
David:
Great! I can’t wait to go there!

Here some examples that may be used. Please try to use different questions to expand your English conversation like this and ask questions like the ones below.

A: I visited Spain last summer.
B: Did you enjoy it?

What’s the best time of the year to visit?
What’s the weather  like then?
What should tourists see and do there?
What’s the food like?
What’s the shopping like?
What’s things should people buy?
What else should visitors do there?

2.    Problems and Advice

Pharmacist:
How are you, Mrs. Webb?
Mrs. Webb:
Well, I’m fine. But I’d like something for my husband. He doesn’t have any energy these days.
Pharmacist:
Oh, that’s too bad.
Mrs. Webb:
Can I have some multi-vitamins with vitamin E?
Pharmacist:
All right, do you want a large or small bottle?
Mrs. Webb:
Could I have two large ones, please?
Pharmacist:
Of course, Mrs. Webb. Here you are.

After you read example above, now please practice and try to find the other objects or problems that may be used for the material such as: an insect bite, indigestion, hiccups, a sore throat, the flu, a hangover, etc.

In English conversation, you can make a role play with your partner to expand your ideas and speaking ability, please read the example below.

ROLE PLAY: In a drugstore

Student A:
You are a customer in a drugstore, and you need:
-          something for a sunburn
-          some vitamin C tablets.
-          a tube of toothpaste
Student B:
You are a clerk in a drugstore. A customer needs some things. You can give the information about how much he needs and their prices.

After your first practice, now change roles and try the role play again. Make up your own information.

3.    Reservation

Sometimes we need to reserve place or something. We can do that by speaking on phone or directly talk to the staff. Now, please read English conversation below which talk about the reservation. This is only the example that may be used as the material if sometimes you need to reserve something.

Host:
Hard Rock Cafe. May I help you?
Carl:
Yes. Can I make a reservation for Saturday the 16th, for two, please?
Host:
Certainly. For what time?
Carl:
Six o’clock
Host:
All right. And could I have your name and phone number?
Carl:
Sure. My name is Carl Moro and the number is 505-3321.
Host:
OK, Mr. Moro, that’s a table for two at 6 on Saturday, the 16th
Carl:
Thank you. Goodbye.
Host:
Goodbye.

After read the example above, now please choose your own ideas and invite your partners for practicing English conversation that talk about reservation or you can make a role play again. Here we give you the sample of the role play that may be used.

ROLE PLAY: Calling a restaurant

Student A:
You want to eat out tonight. Call a restaurant and make a reservation. Make up your own information.
Student B:
You are the host or hostess in a restaurant. Answer the phone and write down the caller’s reservation.

Now change roles and try the role play again.

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