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Daily Expressions

  1. 1. DAILY EXPRESSIONS
  2. 2. SOCIAL EXPRESSIONS 1 <ul><li>How are you?..... Fine, thanks </li></ul><ul><li>Hello, Jane….. Hi Peter! </li></ul><ul><li>See you tomorrow!.... Bye! See you then. </li></ul><ul><li>Good night!…… sleep well! </li></ul><ul><li>Good morning!...... Good morning! </li></ul><ul><li>Hello, I´m Elaine Paul…… nice to meet you Elaine. </li></ul><ul><li>Cheers!..... Cheers!. </li></ul><ul><li>Escuse me…… yes, can i help you? </li></ul><ul><li>Make yourself at home... Thank you. That´s very nice of you. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a good weekend!.... Same to you. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you very much… You´re welcome. </li></ul><ul><li>Bless you…. Thanks. </li></ul>
  3. 3. MAKING CONVERSATION <ul><li>What a nice day it is today! </li></ul><ul><li>Yes … It´s beautiful, isn´t it? </li></ul><ul><li>How are you today? </li></ul><ul><li>Fine thanks … How about you? </li></ul><ul><li>Did you have a nice weekend? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes, we had a great time … We went to the beach and did some shopping. </li></ul><ul><li>How do you like living in Texas? </li></ul><ul><li>I´m enjoying it … It was kind of strange at first, but I´m getting used to it. </li></ul><ul><li>Did you have a good flight? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes no problems … The plane was a little late, but it didn´t matter. </li></ul><ul><li>Did you watch the soccer game yesterday? </li></ul><ul><li>No, I missed it … What was the score? </li></ul><ul><li>What a beautiful coat You're wearing! </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you … I got it in San Francisco last year. </li></ul>
  4. 4. TIME EXPRESSIONS <ul><li>Can you say these dates? </li></ul><ul><li>1/8/98 </li></ul><ul><li>7/16/85 </li></ul><ul><li>11/25/02 </li></ul><ul><li>2. Look at the same dates in written British English. What´s the difference? </li></ul><ul><li>8/1/98 </li></ul><ul><li>16/7/85 </li></ul><ul><li>25/11/02 </li></ul>
  5. 5. PRICES AND SHOPPING Practice the way we write and say prices in US currency. AMERICAN ENGLISH BRITISH ENGLISH WRITTEN SPOKEN WRITTEN SPOKEN $1.00 A dollar £1 A pound 50c Fifty cents 50p Fifty p $1.99 A dollar ninety- nine £1.99 One pound ninety - nine $16.40 Sixteen- forty/ sixteen dollars and forty cents £16.40 Sixteen pounds forty
  6. 6. HOW DO YOU FEEL? <ul><li>I feel nervous. I have a test today. ¨Good luck! Do your best.¨ </li></ul><ul><li>¨I don´t feel very well. I think I´m getting the flu .¨ ¨Why don´t you go home and go to bed?¨ </li></ul><ul><li>¨I´m feeling a lot better, thanks. I have a lot more energy.¨ ¨that´s good. I´m glad to hear it.¨ </li></ul><ul><li>¨I´m really excited. I´m going on vacation to Bangkok tomorrow.¨ ¨That´s great. Have a good time.¨ </li></ul><ul><li>¨I´m sick of this weather. It´s so wet and miserable.¨ ¨I know. We really need some sun.¨ </li></ul><ul><li>¨I´m really tired. I didn´t sleep very well last night.¨ ¨That happens to me sometimes. I just read in bed.¨ </li></ul><ul><li>¨I´m kind of worried. My grandfather´s going into the hospital for test.¨ ¨I´m sorry to hear that, but I´m sure he´ll be all right.¨ </li></ul><ul><li>¨I feel really depressed right now. Nothing´s going right in my life.¨ ¨Cheer up! Things can´t be that bad!¨ </li></ul>
  7. 7. DIRECTIONS <ul><li>You go down the path, past the pond, over the bridge, and through the gate. Then you go across the road. Take the path through the park and into the woods. When you come out of the woods, just follow the path up the steps and into the museum. It takes about five minutes or less. </li></ul>
  8. 8. SHORT ANSWERS Short answers Long answers 1. Do you like learning English, Ana? Yes. Yes, I do. I love it. It´s the lenguage of Shakespeare. 2. Are those new jeans You're wearing? No. No, they aren´t. I´ve had them for ages. 3. Do you know what time it is? No. No, I don´t . I´m sorry. 4. Can you play any musical instruments? Yes. Yes, I can, as a matter of fact. I can play the violin.
  9. 9. A VISIT TO THE DOCTOR Illnesses Symptoms I have a cold. I can´t stop sneezing, and my nose is runny. I have the flu. I have a temperature, my whole body aches, and I feel awful. I twisted my ankle. It hurts when I walk on it. I have diarrhea I keep going to the bathroom. I have a sore throat. My glands are swollen, and it hurts when I swallow. I have food poisoning I keep throwing up, and I have diarrhea.
  10. 10. IN A HOTEL <ul><li>R= Receptionist G= Guest </li></ul><ul><li>R Thank you for calling the Molokai Grand Hotel. Cathy speaking. How can I help you? </li></ul><ul><li>G I´d like to make a reservation. </li></ul><ul><li>R For what dates? </li></ul><ul><li>G It´s for two nights, the thirteenth and the fourteenth of this month. </li></ul><ul><li>R And do you want a single or a double room? </li></ul><ul><li>G A single. Non- smoking if it´s available. </li></ul><ul><li>R OK. Yes, that's fine. I have a room for you. And your name is? </li></ul><ul><li>G Robert palmer. Can you tell me what the rate is? </li></ul><ul><li>R Yes,. That´s $150 a night. Would you like to guarantee your reservation with a credit card? </li></ul><ul><li>G Yes, sure. It´s a visa. 4929-7983-0621-8849. </li></ul><ul><li>R Thank you. And could I have a telephone number please? </li></ul><ul><li>G Uh- huh. It´s (954)915-0970 </li></ul><ul><li>R You´re all set, Mr. Palmer. We look forward to seeing you on the thirteenth. Bye- bye. </li></ul><ul><li>G Thanks a lot. Good -bye. </li></ul>
  11. 11. EXCLAMATIONS WITH SO AND SUCH <ul><li>Their house is such a mess!…I don´t know how they can live in it </li></ul><ul><li>There were so many people at the party!... There was nowhere to dance. </li></ul><ul><li>I´m so hungry!...I could eat a horse. </li></ul><ul><li>Jane and Pete are such a nice people!... But I can´t stand their kids. </li></ul><ul><li>I spent so much money this weekend!... I don´t know where it all went. </li></ul><ul><li>A present! For me? That´s so sweet! …You really didn´t have to. </li></ul><ul><li>We had such a good time!... Thank you so much for inviting us. </li></ul><ul><li>Princess is such a smart dog!... She understands every word I say. </li></ul>
  12. 12. TIME EXPRESSIONS DATES <ul><li>1. a) January eighth, nineteen ninety- eight. </li></ul><ul><li>b) July sixteenth, nineteen eighty- five. </li></ul><ul><li>c) November twenty- fifth, two thousand two. </li></ul><ul><li>2. a) The eighth of January, nineteen ninety- eight. </li></ul><ul><li>January the eighth, nineteen ninety- eight. </li></ul><ul><li>b) The sixteenth of July, nineteen eighty- five. </li></ul><ul><li>July the sixteenth, nineteen eighty- five. </li></ul><ul><li>c) The twenty- fifth of November, two thousand and two. </li></ul><ul><li>November the twenty- fifth, two thousand and two. </li></ul>
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