100 expressions
you must know before
going to Brno
Phrases you hear and see in an
airport
Asking for information
• Can you tell me….?
–Can you tell me where the toilet is,
please?
–Can you tell me your name?
–Can...
Is there…?
• Is there a chemist near here?
Kinds of
shops
Greengrocer’s
Butcher’s
Bakery
Newsagent’s
Saying things are good.
• It’s great
•It’s cool
• It’s fantastic
• This meal is delicious / It’s delicious
• This food is ...
Making suggestions
• Fancy going to…?
• Fancy a drink?
• Fancy going out with me?
• What about going shopping?
• Would you...
Feeling sick
I’ve got a headache.
Can I take an
aspirine?
I’ve got throatache
or a sore throat. Have
you got some syrup?
I don’t feel very well.
I’ve got
stomachache.
I’ve got some flu
I’ve got earache
I’m cold. Do you
have another
blanket or
duvet?
blanket
duvet
Hungry or thirsty?
I’m hungry. Can I have a sandwich?
I’m thirsty. Can I have a drink?
Need a shower?
Can I have a shower?
towel
hairdryer
Going shopping…
I like these sunglasses. Can I try
them on?
I’ll take it/them
How much is it/are they?
Going out?
A fizzy
drink
I’d like…
Sparkling water a coke
Common Questions
Casual ways to ask “How are you?”(=polite)
–How’s it going?
– Good
– Pretty good Positive
– Not bad
– Not...
If you give a negative
answer be ready to
answer the question:
Why, what’s wrong?
Another casual question is…
Answers
All these questions are just ways to be polite, it’s
just another way to say Hello or Hi.
So you can reply
What’s up? with...
Casual questions to get in touch
with someone
Could I get your… number?
email address?
Sure, my phone number is…
email add...
Are you on…?
To ask about hobbies
What do you do for fun?
What do you do in your free
time?
Possible answers…
I like to watch movies
I like watching movies
To emphasize:
I really like watching movies
No hobbies?
I like hanging out with my friends
and stuff like that…
Useful words and casual questions
Useful words and casual questions
Useful words and casual questions
Useful words and casual questions
Useful words and casual questions
Useful words and casual questions
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Useful words and casual questions

  1. 1. 100 expressions you must know before going to Brno
  2. 2. Phrases you hear and see in an airport
  3. 3. Asking for information • Can you tell me….? –Can you tell me where the toilet is, please? –Can you tell me your name? –Can you tell me what the time is? –Can I use your computer, please?
  4. 4. Is there…? • Is there a chemist near here?
  5. 5. Kinds of shops Greengrocer’s Butcher’s
  6. 6. Bakery Newsagent’s
  7. 7. Saying things are good. • It’s great •It’s cool • It’s fantastic • This meal is delicious / It’s delicious • This food is very tasty.
  8. 8. Making suggestions • Fancy going to…? • Fancy a drink? • Fancy going out with me? • What about going shopping? • Would you like…? Fancy?
  9. 9. Feeling sick I’ve got a headache. Can I take an aspirine? I’ve got throatache or a sore throat. Have you got some syrup?
  10. 10. I don’t feel very well. I’ve got stomachache. I’ve got some flu I’ve got earache
  11. 11. I’m cold. Do you have another blanket or duvet? blanket duvet
  12. 12. Hungry or thirsty? I’m hungry. Can I have a sandwich?
  13. 13. I’m thirsty. Can I have a drink?
  14. 14. Need a shower? Can I have a shower? towel hairdryer
  15. 15. Going shopping… I like these sunglasses. Can I try them on? I’ll take it/them How much is it/are they?
  16. 16. Going out? A fizzy drink I’d like… Sparkling water a coke
  17. 17. Common Questions Casual ways to ask “How are you?”(=polite) –How’s it going? – Good – Pretty good Positive – Not bad – Not so good – Not great Negative – Not so well
  18. 18. If you give a negative answer be ready to answer the question: Why, what’s wrong?
  19. 19. Another casual question is…
  20. 20. Answers
  21. 21. All these questions are just ways to be polite, it’s just another way to say Hello or Hi. So you can reply What’s up? with another What’s up?
  22. 22. Casual questions to get in touch with someone Could I get your… number? email address? Sure, my phone number is… email address is … Sure, it’s…
  23. 23. Are you on…?
  24. 24. To ask about hobbies What do you do for fun? What do you do in your free time?
  25. 25. Possible answers… I like to watch movies I like watching movies To emphasize: I really like watching movies
  26. 26. No hobbies? I like hanging out with my friends and stuff like that…

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