Beginning English Video Lessons – Week 23 Of 52

Part 1 – Watch and practice along with this Speaking Practice Video

Part 2 – Watch and practice along with this Pronunciation Practice Video

Part 3 – Listen, read, and practice along with the audio player and dialogue below.

Anna: Washington, D.C. has great food from all over the world.

Anna: Today I’m having lunch with my boss. Ms. Weaver says we’re going on a trip around the world. But she knows I only have an hour for lunch! Silly woman.

Jonathan: Hi, Anna!

Anna: Hi Jonathan! Hey, we are meeting Ms. Weaver for lunch at noon, aren’t we?

Jonathan: Yes.

Anna: What time is it now?

Jonathan: 11:50.

Anna: 11:50! We have to go!

Anna: So, where is this world food restaurant?

Caty: We’re not eating at a restaurant.

Anna: Where are we eating?

Caty: We are eating at … food trucks!

Anna: Food trucks … awesome! What’s a food truck?

Caty: These are food trucks!

Anna: Wow!

Jonathan: Whoa!

Caty: Okay, Jonathan, you will buy the first dish. Here is $10. Surprise us!

Jonathan: Okay, I’ll be back in 15 minutes.

Anna: What country do I want to visit?

Caty: Anna, you pick the second country. Here is $10.

Anna: I want chicken.

Caty: The food truck, over there, has great chicken.

Anna: Awesome!

Caty: After you buy your food, meet me here.

Jonathan: Excuse me, I’ll have the shrimp.

Jonathan: Oh, you’re out of shrimp. Okay, I’ll have the beef then.

Anna: Hello. I want the chicken dish.

Truck worker: We’re out of chicken.

Anna: You’re out of chicken.

Worker: Yep.

Anna: I’ll try another food truck. Thanks!

Worker: You’re welcome.

Jonathan: Okay, here is your change. The dish is $7. So, here is 1, 2, 3 dollars back from your 10.

Caty: Great.

Jonathan: Where’s Anna? Is she dancing by that food truck?

Caty: Yes. Yes, she is.

Anna: Ms. Weaver, here is your change. The dish costs $5. So – $5 back.

Caty: Thanks, Anna. But where is the food?

Anna: I’m eating it. The Peruvian chicken is delicious! Try some!

(Caty and Jonathan shake their heads “no”)

Caty: Well, we still have $8! What do you want now?

Anna: We can buy dessert!

Caty: I’ll buy dessert.

Anna: In Washington, D.C., you can travel around the world … with food trucks! And it does not cost a lot.

Anna: Until next time!

Part 4: Watch the “What Do You Want?” Video Lesson

Hi English Learners! How are you doing today? If you could do anything, what would you want to do right now? Today we have video lesson 23, “What Do You Want?” which we encourage you to view several times and practice along with. We would love it if you would share your knowledge with us and write about what you learned from the video in the comments section below.

Part 5 – Take the “What Do You Want?” Lesson 23 Online Quiz

Click here: Take the “What Do You Want?” Lesson 23 Online Quiz

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