Lesson 1.17.2 – American English Lessons With Maestro Sersea

Welcome to Year 1, Week 17, Lesson 1.17.2. Today we will work on your English listening and reading comprehension via 3 of our Conversation Topics for English Learners activities.

Part 1: Directions: Watch the video, read the text below, then translate the text in your primary language and read it again.

Most people plan to rest, relax, or have fun during the weekend. Today’s Conversation Topic for English Learners is “Weekend Plans”. Imagine you’re making plans for the weekend with others. What would you say? What would others say? Here are a few suggestions:
— You meet your best friend and suggest you meet at a restaurant with some other friends over the weekend. What would you tell your friend? What would your best friend tell you?
— You’re with your family on a Friday night and you remind them you all need to go shopping on Saturday. What would you tell your family? What would your family tell you?
— You’re talking with a school colleague about preparing for the big final exam. You suggest you meet next weekend at a park to study for a few hours. What would you tell your colleague? What would your colleague tell you?
Remember that time is important for everyone. Making weekend plans needs to include clear explanations why your meeting suggestion is important.

Part 2: Directions: Watch the video, read the text below, then translate the text in your primary language and read it again.

Have you ever invited someone over for dinner? Has anyone ever invited you over for dinner? Today’s Conversation Topic for English Learners is “Dinner Invitation.” Imagine you’ve been invited by your neighbors for dinner. What would you say? What would your neighbors say? Here are a few suggestions.
— You’ve just moved into a new neighborhood. Your neighbors next door have invited you for dinner. What would you say to your neighbors? What would your neighbors tell you?
— You decide to invite some colleagues from work over for dinner. What would you tell your colleagues? What would your colleagues tell you?
— You have a new room mate, and your room mate’s parents invited you both to dinner at a restaurant. What would you tell your room mate’s parents? What would they tell you?
Whether you invite someone or someone invites you over for dinner is a great opportunity to get to know them better. Make the most out of your invitation.

Part 3: Directions: Watch the video, read the text below, then translate the text in your primary language and read it again. Finally, add a comment about what you learned from Parts 1, 2, and 3 in the comments section below.

In California, United States of America, you cannot drive a car on the street unless you have car insurance. Today’s conversation topic for English Learners is “Car Insurance”. Imagine you’re talking in English about car insurance. What would you say? What would others say? Here are a few suggestions:

  1. You’re driving on the freeway and the highway patrol stops you. The highway patrol officer asks you for your license, car registration and car insurance. He says that if you don’t have car insurance, he will need to tow away your car. What would you tell the highway patrol officer? What would the highway patrol officer tell you?
  2. You’re at a car insurance office checking on a car insurance quote. What would you tell the insurance agent? What would the insurance agent tell you?
  3. You’re at a car dealership looking at new cars. You find a car you like and want to put money down to buy it, and the new car salesperson asks for your car insurance card. What would you tell the new car salesperson? What would the new car salesperson tell you?
    Owning a car comes with many responsibilities, including securing proper car insurance. Do you need to have car insurance in your country?

2 thoughts on “Lesson 1.17.2 – American English Lessons With Maestro Sersea”

  1. Hi Teacher i learn many things in this conversation, like how to spell word’s most of them how to spell insurance
    Thank you so much

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *