Part 1 – Watch and practice along with this Speaking Practice Video
Part 2 – Watch and practice along with this Pronunciation Practice Video
Part 3 – Listen, read, and practice along with the audio player and dialogue below.
Anna: Hello! Washington, D.C. has many tourists! People from different countries come here. Today, my job is to interview tourists. I have to learn why they come here. This is very exciting! Excuse me. I’m Anna Matteo from The News. Do you have time for an interview?
Sabrina: Sure, I have time.
Anna: What is your name?
Sabrina: My name is Sabrina.
Anna: What country are you from?
Sabrina: I’m from Bangladesh.
Anna: So, you are Bangladeshi.
Sabrina: That’s right! My nationality is Bangladeshi.
Anna: Do you like Washington, D.C.?
Sabrina: Yes! The city is very beautiful!
Anna: What do you like to do in Washington D.C.?
Sabrina: I like history. So, I like walking around and looking at all the monuments and memorials. They make history come alive!
Anna: Washington has many monuments and memorials. The Washington Monument is behind us! Which is your favorite?
Sabrina: I really like Lincoln Memorial. It is very beautiful. And it feels like Abraham Lincoln is still alive.
Anna: Awesome. Thank you for your time, Sabrina!
Sabrina: You’re welcome.
Anna: Let’s find another tourist.
Anna: Oh! Excuse me. I am Anna Matteo from The News. Do you have time for a couple of questions?
Anna: Are you from Washington, D.C.?
Louis: No, I’m not.
Anna: What is your name and where are you from?
Louis: My name is Louis. And I’m from China.
Anna: What languages do you speak?
Louis: I speak Chinese andEnglish.
Anna: What do you like about Washington DC?
Louis: I like the museums. I really like the art museums.
Anna: Many of the museums are free.
Louis: I like that too!
Anna: Awesome! Thanks for your time, Louis.
Louis: You’re very welcome. Bye!
Anna: Now, let’s find another tourist!
Anna: Hello! I am Anna Matteo from The News. Do you have time to answer a couple of questions?
Anna: What is your name and where’re you from?
Mehrnoush: My name is Mehrnoush. I am from Iran. I’m Iranian.
Anna: What language do they speak in Iran? Is it Persian?
Mehrnoush: They speak Farsi.
Anna: What do you like to do in Washington DC?
Mehrnoush: Well, I like learning about government and politics.
Anna: Washington has many politicians!
Mehrnoush: It does! I want to see the U.S. Capitol.
Anna: Look, you are very near.
Mehrnoush: I am!
Anna: Have fun!
Anna: There you have it. Tourists from all over the world come to Washington, D.C. They all like doing and seeing different things in the city. This is Anna Matteo reporting for The News. Until next time!
Anna: Is that okay? Awesome! Now, I want to do my favorite thing in the city … ride the carousel!
Part 4: Watch the “Where Are You From?” Video Lesson
Where are you from? Do you like living there? Here’s Lesson 16: “Where Are You From?”. English Learners are invited to watch this video carefully, take good notes, and then discuss with others via the comments section below.
Part 5 – Take the “Where Are You From?” Lesson 16 Online Quiz
Click here: Take the “Where Are You From?” Lesson 16 Online Quiz
15 thoughts on “Beginning English Video Lessons – Week 16 Of 52”
Great! l learned a lot of content.
I’m glad you’re learning, Eunice. 🙂
I am Albertine
I am happy I learned many vocabularies and practiced about reading and pronunciation.
My score was 75%, means 3 correct answers from a total of 4 questions
I’m glad you’re working on your English vocabulary, Albertine! 🙂
Hello. I’m Danijela.
I was reading end listening this lesson several times and I improved my vocabulary . Very interesting and useful lesson.
Thank you very much Maestro Sersea.
Danijela, thank you for being so positive and such a hard worker. 🙂
It was very interesting and useful lesson. My score was 100%.
Thank you very much Maestro Sersea.
Well done, Nino. I’m glad you’re motivated to learn. 🙂
My score is 75% meaning I have gotten 3 correct answer from total 4 questions.
Hello Maestro Sersea! Thank you for lesson. My score is 100%. I have answered 4 correct answers from total 4 questions.
Hello teacher, my score was 100% thank you for this lesson again
Thank you so much for this video lesson i practice on words and it’s pronunciation and also the conversation between Anna Matteo and tourists I learnt how to communicate with the strangers and tourists. I am also participating in the quiz and I got 75% I.e. 3/4.
Thank you so much sir
My score was 75%, thank you
Hello, sir. I am Fariha Afrin. I am Bangladeshi. This lesson was so interesting and I enjoyed it so much. I learn many thing from this lesson.Thank you for this lesson .
My score is 100℅ correct. 🙂
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