Lesson 1.12.3 – American English Lessons With Maestro Sersea

Welcome to Year 1, Week 12, Lesson 1.12.3. Today we will work on your English conversation and reading skills. We begin dialogues 4-6 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 4: Airport Bus

  • Stan:       What time does the bus leave for the airport?
  • Harry:     I don’t know. It used to leave every half hour, but I think the schedule’s been changed.
  • Stan:       Do you know the telephone number to call?
  • Harry:     It’s Enterprise 7-4700. At least that’s what it used to be.
  • Stan:       Yeah, I’ll try it. (Pause) They don’t seem to answer.
  • Harry:     I expect that it’s a little too early. I don’t think they open until nine o’clock.

Dialogue 5: Making a Date

  • Drew:      What time are you leaving tomorrow?
  • Paul:       You mean to go to the graduation ceremony?
  • Drew:      Yes, I’d like to go with you if I may.
  • Paul:       I’d be delighted to take you. I plan to leave here about nine-thirty.
  • Drew:      Fine. I can be ready by then.
  • Paul:       Okay. I’ll pick you up at your house.
  • Drew:      See you tomorrow, then, about nine-thirty.

Dialogue 6: Catching a Bus

  • Steve:     Is this where I catch the bus for the zoo?
  • Alan:       You can take a T-30 from here, but then you have to walk about six blocks.
  • Steve:     That doesn’t sound too bad.
  • Alan:       Actually, if you go to the bus stop in the next block, you can take a Z-8 which will let you   right off in front of the zoo.
  • Steve:     Maybe that’s what I’ll do. Thanks a lot.
  • Alan:       You’re welcome.

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.

24 thoughts on “Lesson 1.12.3 – American English Lessons With Maestro Sersea

  1. Good morning.
    This lesson give me new vocabulary, and new pronuntiation.
    You say we must to practice the listening twice or three times; in fact, that’s what I’ll do.
    I’d be delighted don’t stop to be reciving this kind of lessons.
    Thanks a lot.

  2. Hello,
    I am Albertine.
    What a good speaking practice! The way you read slowly helped me to follow you and read every word in a right pronunciation.
    I read 3 times and then read quickly and loudly, which helped to improve my listening, comprehension and pronunciation skills.
    Thank you

  3. Hello,
    I read the dialogues three times I listened them three times and I repeated after teacher. This method is important and it is easy to follow the teacher.

  4. Hello. I’m Danijela.
    In this lesson I was practicing reading and speaking skills. It helped me to improve my pronunciation and comprehension.
    Very useful lesson.
    Thank you very much Maestro Sersea.

  5. Hi everyone. This is a good lesson, I’m agree. Yeah we improve our English skills. There is a thing that I’d like to share with you:
    You mean to go to the graduation ceremony?
    In this case, didn’t be used an auxiliary verb do to ask the question. It’s a tipical way to speak native English, I think.
    Thanks Maestro, I’m learning a lot.

  6. Respected Sir, I watched, read and pronounce with the video. It is a very useful drill to enhance my English language. The issue I am facing when I translate any word or sentence in my own language which is Urdu , the translation of that word and sentence is
    not the proper meaning. Translator tells the word to the word’s meaning. anyhow I am
    learning and feeling progress in my English Language,. Thank you so very much.

  7. Hello!
    I am Verónica from Guatemala.

    This is a useful lesson, I learned a new word, DELIGHTED. I’m happy, because my english skill is increasing every time.

    Thank you very much Maestro Sersea

  8. Hello!
    I am Firmin from Guinea
    I learned some new words today again.
    Some as:
    – schedule
    – to be delighted
    – Makin a date
    – To pick up someone
    Thank a lot for the pronunciation lessons.

  9. Good morning Every body, i Heard these conversations it was helpfull to understand and i reapit in 3 Times each vidéo
    Many Thanks

  10. Hello Maestro Sersea! This lesson is useful. I was practicing reading and speaking skills. It helped me to improve my pronunciation and comprehension. Thank you very much!

  11. there useful dialogue
    1. airport bus; the schedule has been changed/ it is enterprise/
    2. making a date; pick you up
    3. catching a bus; let you right off in front of the zoo
    these phrases are interesting for me
    thanks amster

  12. Hello!
    I was learnt three conversations there are airport bus, making a date and catching a bus. I read out loud more than two times. I was learnt pronunciations, vocabularies and sentence structures. I ‘d be delighted along those lessons. Thank you a lot.

  13. Hello teacher! I really like this lesson, I mean these 3 dialogues. They’re really richness as well as on vocabulary and grammatically. They really help me. The airport bus, Making a date, and catching the bus.
    Thank you.

  14. Hello everyone! These three dialogues are very rich of vocabulary and expression. The first one is about a someone who asked another one the time when the bus leave for the airport. The second one is about making a date, a someone that asked for permission if he can go to the graduation ceremony with. The last one is about someone who asked where he can take a bus to go to the zoo.

    Thank you

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