Lesson 6: Identifying People
1. Who are you?
2. I am Sally, a new secretary with your firm.
3. You are the English teacher, aren’t you?
4. Are you Mr. Green, the office manager?
5. Who is Diana overthere, do you know?
6. He might be spokesman of today’s press conference.
7. Who cares.
8. Where do you come from?
9. I am from Shanghai. How about you?
10. Toroto is Michelle’s hometown.
11. What do you do for living?
12. I work for the goverment.
13. Who is the girl in her scholl uniform?
14. It’s Betty, and she is from New zeland.
15. These guys are all Allen’s classmates.
Lesson 7: Appearance
91.What does Cindy look like?
92.She has big blue eyes and blonde hair.
93.What sort of build is Philip?
94.He is a big guy.
95.Will is tall and quite lanky.
96.From her appearance, I would guess she is Asian.
97.She takes after her mother.
98.Roy looks exactly like his father.
99.He has his father’s blue eyes and his mother’s round face.
100.Tracy is a typical brooks with a high cheekbones.
101.Ray is very popular with parents because he is very polite.
102.Tom is a quiet man but his wife is extremely talkative.
103.My brother has a good personalaty.
104.Jim always wears a brown overcoat these days.
105.The short and chubby gentalman over there is our new director
Lesson 8: Age
1.Can I ask how old you are?
2.Guess how old I am.
3.I’d say you are about 20.
4.I just turned 23
5.I was 30 on my last birthday.
6.You look younger than your age.
7.I’d rather not tell you my age.
8.She is going to be 18, but she still acts like a kid.
9.I am two years older than she is.
10.My mother retired at the age of 55.
11.That singer looks mature for his age.
12.Grandfather is getting on in years.
13.Joanna is in her 60s, but she is ageing well.
14.The baby boomers are all grownups now.
15.I am too old to learn computer.
Lesson 9: Daily Activities
1.What is a typical day for you?
2.I usually wake up at 6:30.
3.My husband gets up later than I do.
4.It takes time to get the kids dressed.
5.We have oatmeal and toast for breakfast.
6.Susan drives the children to school in the morning and picks them up after school.
7.It is time to go to school. Hurry up!
8.David leaves for work at 8 o’clock every morning.
9.Ann often goes shopping in the supermarket after getting off of work.
10.Grandma prepares a big dinner for us every time we visit her house.
11.After lunch I usually take a nap and then watch a soap opera.
12.Jerry often does his homework till midnight.
13.I am used to going to bed at around 11 and I fall fast sleep.
14.Lisa enjoys housekeeping and her husband also helps around the house.
15.I like reading magazines in my spare time.
Lesson 10: Past Activities
1.What did you do last Saturday?
2.Pierce went to the gym to work out yesterday.
3.Dan stayed up watching the World Cup last night and overslept this morning.
4.I run into an old friend of mine on the street this morning.
5.She didn’t recognize me.
6.Bill was shy before he got this job.
7.Where is John? John was here a minute ago.
8.Judy invited some friends to visit her new house.
9.Yesterday, we had a good time at David’s birthday party.
10.Professor Smith retired two years ago.
11.Mary used to be a diplomat, but now she works in a company.
12.Mr. Cooper started a company at the age of 28.
13.My majored in finance when I was in college.
14.John returned to his hometown 5 years later.
15.I told you so.
Lesson 11: Future Activities
1.What will you do when you grow up?
2.I will open a bar when I have enough money.
3.Allen is going back to the US during the summer vacation.
4.He will be back in four weeks.
5.She is about to leave for Paris.
6.What are you going to do tomorrow?
7.A Canadian professor will lecture at school auditorium.
8.He will focus on the latest development of Canada.
9.I am going to buy a ticket for the rock & roll concert.
10.There will be an international conference in Beijing next month.
11.I will apply to be a volunteer translator.
12.Did you know what you were going to do before you graduated?
13.I never imagined that I would become a teacher.
14.It is going to rain. Take your raincoat with you!
15.I am leaving. Thank you for having us here tonight.
Lesson 12: Weather
1.Nice day, isn’t it?
2.What a lousy day!
3.How did you like the weather today?
4.It is muggy and hot.
5.It looks like a storm is coming.
6.How was it yesterday?
7.It was blowing hard.
8.What will the weather be like tomorrow?
9.The weather forecast says that it is going to rain tomorrow.
10.The weather man said that a thunderstorm is hitting us these days.
11.It has been cloudy all morning. And now it is raining cats and dogs.
12.It will be probably clear up tomorrow?
13.What’s the temperature today?
14.The lowest temperature can drop to 30 degrees Celsius below zero.
15.It is several degrees lower in the evening than in the daytime.
Lesson 13: Family
1.How many people are there in your family?
2.I’ve got two sisters and one brother.
3.Sam and Tony are twins.
4.Robin was brought up in a single-parent household.
5.Richard comes from a well-off family.
6.I have a close family. We love each other.
7.His parents always quarrel with each other.
8.My father is a pilot and he is very strict with us.
9.There are more and more DINK families in big cities.
10.What do you parents do?
11.My father is the bread earner.
12.Rick is an only child.
13.Her great-grandpa is still living.
14.My parents grew up in the countryside.
15.We moved to the city when I was just 5.
Lesson 14: Date
1.What day is it today?
2.It is Monday.
3.What is the date today?
4.Today is October 31st, 2002.
5.The American Day of Independence is on July 4th.
6.Mother’s Day is the second Sunday in May.
7.In what month will the meeting be held?
8.It will be held in the latter half of June.
9.When were you born? I was born on October 1st, 1981.
10.Halloween starts on the evening of October 31st.
12.We were together at school at this time last year.
13.Where will you be at this time next year?
14.I think I’ll be spending my holiday in Australia next month.
14.I took a trip to Hongkong in 1980.
15.The Spring Festival is the first day of the first month in the lunar year.
Lesson 15: Time
1.Excuse me. What time do you have? I wanna set my watch.
2.It’s two o’clock British summer time.
3.My brother is already 7 years old but he can’t tell time yet.
4.You watch is fast and my watch is a bit slow.
5.The quartz clock keeps a very good time.
6.It’s a few minutes after seven.
7.You must have misread the watch.
8.Excuse me, but do you have the correct time, please?
9.Sure thing. It is nearly 7:30.
10.It’s very important to be punctual.
11.I was late for school because my watch was broken yesterday.
12.You need an alarm clock to wake you up tomorrow.
13.United Flight No.706 will take off at 10:10 a.m.
14.The cafe is open from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
15.Come on! The train will leave in 15 minutes!