Lesson 1.20.2 – American English Lessons With Maestro Sersea

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Welcome to Year 1, Week 20, Lesson 1.20.2. 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.

Hello English Learners. Today’s conversation topic is “Getting Ready” or preparing for an event. Imagine you’re getting ready to do something. What would you say? What would others say? Here are a few suggestions:
— You’re getting ready to go to a party, but your spouse is not ready yet. What would you tell your spouse? What would your spouse tell you?
— You’re getting ready to go to the movies with your room mate. What would you tell your room mate? What would your room mate tell you?
— You’re getting ready to go to the opera with your family. What would you tell your family? What would your family tell you?
Getting ready means that you are preparing for an event and that time is limited. What would you talk about with others when you’re getting ready?

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

Hello English Learners. Today’s conversation topic is “Making a Purchase”. Imagine you are making a purchase or shopping in the United States of America. What would you say? What would others say? Here are a few suggestions:
— You’re at the gas station, purchasing gas for your car. What would you say? What would the gas station attendant say?
— You’re at a department store, looking at jackets you would like to buy. The store salesperson asks you if you like the jackets. What would you tell the salesperson? What would the salesperson tell you?
— You’re at the neighborhood mall and you stop into a store. You wish to buy a notebook. What would you tell the store salesperson? What would the store salesperson tell you?
It is important to be able to speak in English when shopping. Are you confident enough in your English skills to go shopping and talk in English?

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.

Hello wonderful English Learners. Today’s Conversation Topic for English Learners is “Mail Time”. When was the last time you had a discussion in the English language about the mail? What did you talk about? What did others say? Here are a few suggestions:
— You’re at the mailbox, anxiously waiting for the mail carrier to arrive to deliver some important mail. Once the mail person arrives, you strike up a conversation. What would you say to the mail carrier? What would the mail carrier tell you?
— You’re at home and your parents tell you you got an important-looking envelope in the mail. What would you tell your parents? What would your parents tell you?
— You’re in your new apartment and your room mate asks you if you checked the mail yet. What would you tell your room mate? What would your room mate tell you?
Getting the mail on a regular basis is an important task. You never know what important letter, document, or check you might receive!

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