Lesson 1.36.3 – American English Lessons With Maestro Sersea

Welcome to Year 1, Week 36, Lesson 1.36.3. Today we will work on your English listening, conversation and reading skills. We begin with a dialogue-related Conversation Topic for English Learners to help with listening and reading comprehension. Then, we continue with Dialogue 14 from our English course, American English Conversations 3. Designed for beginners, each dialogue helps 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: Watch the video, read the text below, then translate the text in your primary language and read it again.

Hello Students. Today’s conversation topic is “At the Supermarket”. Imagine you’re at an American supermarket and you’re discussing in English. What would you say? What would others say? Here are a few suggestions:
— You’re at the bread section and you ask the baker if there’s any fresh warm bread. What would you say? What would the baker say?
— You’re at a supermarket in the USA with your parents and you want buy everything you wrote on your list. What would you say to your parents? What would your parents say?
— You’re at the meat section, and you ask the butcher for 3 pounds of steak. What would you tell the butcher? What would the butcher tell you?
All Americans do their shopping at supermarkets on a regular basis. What would you buy if you were in an American supermarket right now?

PART 2 — DIRECTIONS: Read the dialogue below in English, then translate it and read it in your primary language.

Dialog 14: At the Supermarket

  • Louise: Hey, Julia … Look at those desserts! How about baking some cookies today?
  • Julia:    Hmm … Yeah, that’s a great idea! While we’re here, let’s pick up the ingredients.
  • Julia:    OK, what do we need?
  • Louise: The recipe calls for flour, sugar and butter. Oh, and we also need eggs and chocolate chips.
  • Julia:    Why don’t you get the dairy ingredients? You’ll find those in the refrigerated section in the back of the store. I’ll get the dry ingredients – they’re in aisle 10.
  • Louise: Great! Let’s meet at the checkout.
  • Julia:    OK. See you there.

PART 3 — 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.

8 thoughts on “Lesson 1.36.3 – American English Lessons With Maestro Sersea

  1. Hello,
    I am Albertine.
    I appreciate your methodology of teaching.
    I improved my listening and pronunciation skills. I pronounce together with the video many times and it helped me to improve my pronunciation.
    Thank you

  2. Hello. I’m Danijela.
    Very useful lesson. We often buy groceries in the supermarket or other stores, this lesson will help me when shopping aboard.
    Thank you very much Maestro Sersea.

  3. hi everyone. The concepts dairy ingredients, dry ingredients and aisle are new for me. Greetings from Nicaragua

  4. Hello everyone
    Today is a good day!
    Lesson 1.36.3 At the Supermarket.
    – At the bread Section. Asking for…
    Me) Hi, I need two loaves of bread but I would prefer it warm and fresh, out of the oven. Have you yet?
    Baker) Sorry, the bread is not hot it is fresh. It came out of the oven only 20 minutes ago.
    At the butcher.
    Could you sell me three pounds of steak, please.
    – With my parents buying foods.
    Please, let us not forget anything on the lis; so we won’t have to come back larer.
    Parents) Yes, that’s true.

  5. Lesson 1.36 .3 Dialog 14
    At the supermarket .
    At the bread section.
    Me : Good morning .
    Baker : Good morning ma’am , How can I help you ?
    Me : I would to have some bakery item .
    Baker : what would you like to have ?
    Me : I need a loaf of bread , donuts and some muffins.
    Baker : okay, ma’am , they will be ready in a minute.
    Me : How much do I owe you ?
    Baker : Ma’am , would you like your bread sliced ?
    Me : yes, Please.
    Baker : thickly or thinly slice ?
    me : Thin , please.
    Baker : All done ma’am and that will be 15 dollars.
    Me : here there are your 15 dollars.
    Baker : Thank you ma’am , have a nice day.
    me : thanks , have a nice day you too.

  6. Hello,
    This was a great lesson.
    You’re at a supermarket in the USA with your parents and you want buy everything you wrote on your list. What would you say to your parents? What would your parents say?
    Me: Ok. I need to buy some food for a week, here I have the list of things.
    Parents: let us see the list to help you.
    Me: Yes, here is it, I just need some bread, orange and Apple juice, oíl, rice, vegetables, Milk and bananos.
    Parents: Good
    Thank you Maestro Sersea for your kindness and opportunity to help us to learn English.

  7. Hello Sir,
    I am Samir Malviya from India. This dialogue is very nice and very useful to enhance my communication skills. I learned from this dialogue that how can I talk on super market. Thank you so much sir for this lesson. 🙏

  8. Hello!
    Today, I learned many from learning videos. I learned about the conversation of at the supermarket. Thank you very much,Sir!

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