Lesson 1.9.3 – American English Lessons With Maestro Sersea

Welcome to Year 1, Week 9, Lesson 1.9.3. Today we will work on your English conversation and reading skills. We begin dialogues 25-27 from our English course, American English Conversations 1. Designed for beginners, these dialogues help English Learners improve their comprehension and communication skills. You’re encouraged to read along and pronounce together with the video below. Once you finish, don’t forget to share what you’ve learned via the comments section below.

PART 1 — DIRECTIONS: Read the dialogues below in English, then translate them and read them in your primary language.

Dialogue 25 – Shopping

  • Saleslady: Can I help you?
  • Gloria: Yes, I’m looking for a pair of white gloves. I think I wear size six.
  • Saleslady: The white gloves are on this counter. Let’s see… here’s  a size six. These are very nice, and they’re washable, too.
  • Gloria: Oh, I’ll try them on. Hmmm… they seem to fit. How much are they?
  • Saleslady: Five dollars.
  • Gloria: All right. I’ll take them.
  • Saleslady: That’ll be five­ twenty with the tax.

Dialogue 26 – Transportation

(Street noise)

  • Joyce: Shall we take a taxi or a bus to the meeting?
  • Bill: We’d better take a bus. It’s almost impossible to find a taxi during rush hour.
  • Joyce: Isn’t that a bus stop over there?
  • Bill: Yes… Oh, oh! There’s a bus now. We’ll have to run to catch it.
  • Joyce: 0.K.… Oh, no! We just missed it.
  • Bill: Never mind. There’ll be another one in ten minutes.

Dialogue 27 – Comparing

  • Jean: I think this material is much prettier than that, don’t you?
  • Lois: Well, I don’t know. I like them both. Why do you like that one better?
  • Jean: Well, the design is more interesting, and the colors are brighter. And it’s not as expensive, either.
  • Lois: Oh, I see what you mean. And besides, these colors are more becoming to you.
  • Jean: Do you really think so? I’ll buy it, then.

PART 2 — DIRECTIONS: Watch, read-along, and pronounce with the video below a minimum of 2-3 times. After you finish, let us know what you learned via the comments section below.

23 thoughts on “Lesson 1.9.3 – American English Lessons With Maestro Sersea

  1. Hello, good afternoom.
    Here there are some sound where I’m paying attention:
    “They’re”, in “and they’re washable, too”.
    “Them on”, in “I’ll try them on”.
    “That’ll”, in “That’ll be five dollars”.
    “There’ll”, in “There’ll be another one in ten minutes”.
    I can repeat and learn these sounds with the practice.
    Nelson from Vzla.

      1. Hello!

        For shopping:
        – I’m looking for a pair of white gloves. I think I wear size six. How much are they? All right. I’ll take them.

        For transportation:
        – We’d better take a bus. It’s almost impossible to find a taxi during rush hour. We’ll have to run to catch it. Never mind. There ‘ll be another one in ten minutes.

        For comparing:
        I think this material is much prettier than that, don’t you?
        Why do you like that one better?
        Well, the design is more interesting, and the colors are brighter. And it’s not as expensive, either.
        Oh, I see what you mean. And besides, these colors are more becoming to you.

        I got more grammar through those three dialogues. Thank you so much.

  2. Mongi


    Good afternoon

    This lesson is very interesting. Because these dialogues teach us how to talk about things we need in our daylife.
    We learned from this lesson how to negociate, compare and choose what we buy or sale to people.

    Thank you so much


  3. Hello
    I am Albertine,
    Very interesting and constructive. I used dialogues in order to put into practice the new vocabularies I learned, like negociating, comparing things and choosing things into many others.
    Thank you

  4. Hello. I’m Danijela from Serbia.
    In this lesson I have been practicing reading ,pronunciation and I improved vocabulary.
    Very useful lesson.
    Thank you very much Maestro Sersea.

  5. Hello. This is Wilber.

    I learned this words/expressions:
    counter: a long flat-topped fixture in a store or bank across which business is conducted with customers.
    washable: able to be washed without shrinkage or other damage.
    seem: give the impression or sensation of being something or having a particular quality.
    rush hour: is a part of the day during which traffic congestion on roads and crowding on public transport is at its highest.
    Something becomes to you: it makes you look good.

    Thank you very much for these lovely english lessons.

  6. Examples: I will try these shoes on. The size 36 seems to fit.
    Oh no, it’s 10:35 already. We have to reach the party in time.
    Shall we take a bus or a taxi?
    There is a Taxi coming! Luckily, it seems to stop here.

    Thanks a lot, Sir.

  7. Hello, teacher, In this lesson I have learned few new words and have practiced reading ,pronunciation.
    Thanks a lot Maestro Sersea!

  8. These three dialogues begin to introducing us with more deep in the dayly expresions of american people. Than you Maestro,

  9. Useful dialogues for the dayly life. They fit to the way we speak in our country. What they need is just small ajusts to be added to the idiom structures.

  10. Good morning, these topics are very interesting because, we need to a shopping, to make a comparation and to take a transportation in our daily life.
    And i learn the New word

  11. Hello, Maestro Sersea. Today I have been practicing reading ,pronunciation and I improved vocabulary.
    This lesson was very useful.
    Thank you very much!

  12. Hello. Thanks for sharing. This conversertion helps me to really improve my pronunciation and acquired new vocabulary.

  13. Hello!
    I would like to share my experiences about learning these videos. I was taught by three conversation topics. There are shopping, transportation and comparing. I read out loud and I read along with the videos. I tried at least 3 to 5 times. My mouth was tired and my voice was more smoothly than previous time. But I could not catch the vocab to remember. I can read well. Thank you very much for your learning videos.

  14. Hello teacher! This lesson was three dialogues about Shopping, Transportation and Comparing. I learned the expression, these colors are more becoming to you.

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