Lesson 1.14.3 – American English Lessons With Maestro Sersea

Welcome to Year 1, Week 14, Lesson 1.14.3. Today we will work on your English conversation and reading skills. We begin dialogues 10-12 from our English course, American English Conversations 2. 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 10 – After the Game

  • Gloria:    Did you watch the game last night?
  • Roy: I sure did. I wouldn’t have missed it for anything?
  • Gloria:    I think it was one of the best games I’ve ever seen.
  • Roy: Me too. I thought both teams played super ball. Too bad one had to lose.
  • Gloria:     Yeah. I thought they were evenly matched. It could have gone either way!
  • Roy: That shot that won in the last fifteen seconds was really something.

Dialogue 11 – Going for a Walk

  • Roger:     What did you say?
  • Claire:     I said that it’s a lovely day. Why don’t we go for a walk?
  • Roger:     Can you wait a few minutes? I have to finish this letter.
  • Claire:     Don’t take too long. It would be a shame not to take advantage of such lovely weather.
  • Roger:     I won’t be long. No more than ten minutes. Why don’t you go on ahead and I’ll meet you in the park.
  • Claire:     Believe I will. Look for me near the rock garden.

Dialogue 12 – What’s for Dinner?

  • Mother:          I wonder what we should have for dinner this evening?
  • Mona:             Are you asking me?
  • Mother: Yes, I am. I really don’t feel much like cooking, but the family must eat.
  • Mona:             Well, you know me. I can always eat pizza—or spaghetti.
  • Mother:          So I’ve noticed. You’re putting on a little weight, aren’t you?
  • Mona:             I know. Don’t mind me! I’m starting a new diet day after tomorrow.
  • Mother:          It’s about time!

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.

19 thoughts on “Lesson 1.14.3 – American English Lessons With Maestro Sersea”

  1. To be honest, I am not very familiar with the sport. I’ve got the usage of language in the conversation about sport.
    ” It would be a shame if you take advantage of such a lovely day is”, “why don’t you go on ahead” “I wonder what we should have for dinner this evening” “I am starting a new diet day…”

    are new to me. Thank you for the lesson.

    1. Hello!
      All of the lessons are very helpful. I got new sentences like:
      Don’t mind me. It’s about time. I really don’t feel much like cooking. It would be a shame not to take advantage of… You’re putting on a little weight, aren’t you? I wouldn’t have missed it for anything.

      Thank you very much.

  2. Good afternoom.
    Here I am learning some new phrases like “evenly matched”, “either way”, “feel like”, “putting on”, “It’s about time”.
    I need to use those and be able to include in my vocabulary.
    This is a good lesson, and a challenge to my grow in English language.
    Thanks a lot.
    Nelson

  3. Hello,
    I am Albertine
    I practiced the reading and pronunciation along with the video and helped me to improve my English pronunciation
    Thank you

  4. Hello.I’m Danijela.
    Very useful lesson. I learned some new phrases and improved my pronunciation. I was injoying in learning.
    Thank you very much Maestro Sersea.

  5. Hello. This is Wilber form Nicaragua.
    These are new expressions for me to learn:

    You’re putting on a little weight.
    Day after tomorrow.
    It’s about time.
    It would be a shame not to…
    I sure did.
    They were evenly matched .
    That shot was really something.

    I also practiced my pronunciation along with the videos.

    Thank you very much.

  6. I’m beginning to feel that level of English used is increasing substantially. New expressions not very obvious when translating.

    Thank you maestro

  7. lesson no 1.14.3 Dialogue 10,11,12 … I learned the phrases below.
    ”evenly matched” ” too bad one had to lose” ”don’t take too long” ” I won’t be long ”
    ” it’s about time” ” don’t mind me”

  8. Some new phrases introduced in these dialogues. Good to see them took off from inside the pocket. This is the way. We sure thank you for that.

  9. Hello!
    I’m always Learning the new words.
    I thank you for the rich lessons.
    I enjoy the way you’re going with us.
    Thank you a lot for the lessons.
    Firmin

  10. Hello teacher, how are you? From this lesson, I learnt how to introduction, communication and conversation about many essential matter in our daily life. I think, these activities improving my listening, reading, pronunciation and comprehension skills in English Language. I am joining from Bangladesh. Thank you so much.

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