Welcome to Year 1, Week 41, Lesson 1.41.3. 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 19 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.

Most people depend on transportation to go to work, go to school, go shopping, or go on vacation. Today’s conversation topic is “Transportation”. Imagine you’re in an English speaking country where you need to have conversations about transportation. What would you do? What would you say? What would others say to you? Here are a few suggestions:
— You’re trying to get on a public bus, but you need to pay your bus fare first. What would you say to the bus driver? What would the bus driver say to you?
— You’re on a train on your vacation. You’re admiring the views and share your thoughts with others in your cabin. What would you say? What would the other travelers say?
— Your car doesn’t start and you have a big job interview in one hour. You call a taxi company. What would you say? What would the taxi company receptionist say?
Since so many of us have to travel large distances, we all need dependable transportation. What modes of transportation do you use?

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

Dialog 19: Transportation

  • Joyce:  Should we take a taxi or a bus to the mall?
  • Bill:       Let’s take a bus. It’s impossible to get a taxi during rush hour.
  • Joyce:  Isn’t that a bus stop over there?
  • Bill:       Yes … Oh! There’s a bus now. We’ll have to run to catch it.
  • Joyce:  Oh, no! We just missed it.
  • Bill:       No problem. There’ll be another one in 10 minutes.

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.

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4 thoughts on “Lesson 1.41.3 – American English Lessons With Maestro Sersea”
  1. Hello. I’m Danijela.
    Very important lesson. We often need bus or taxi. This lesson will help me to take transportation aboard.
    Thank you very much Maestro Sersea.

  2. Hello everyone
    Calling a taxi company.
    Me) Hello, good morning. I would like a taxi please.
    TC) What time do you want it.
    Me) well, in 15 minutes will be great.
    TC) Ok, give me your address, the taxi will be there at 8:20 am.
    Me) Perfect, thank you.
    TC) you’re welcome

  3. lesson 1.41.3
    Dialogue 19 Transportation.
    Student: Hello, How far this bus will go?
    Bus driver: where do you want to go?
    Student: I have to go to the University of Science.
    Bus driver: It will go there, board quickly.
    Student: Alright and thank you.
    Bus driver: May I issue your ticket?
    Student : No , I am a student and I have my student pass.
    Bus driver : Please show me your student ID.
    Student: Here it is, by the way how much the fair is?
    Bus driver: It is Rupees 20 ( Pakistani currency ).
    Student : okay , kindly let me know when I am nearer the stop .
    Bus driver : Next stop is Kinder garden School stop , next to it University stop
    Student : Thanks a lot.

  4. Hello,
    You’re trying to get on a public bus, but you need to pay your bus fare first. What would you say to the bus driver? What would the bus driver say to you?
    Me: Good morning, excuse me, where can I pay the ticket to board the bus?
    Bus driver: you can pay cash when boarding the bus, no problem.
    Me: Thank you very much, how much is the ticket?
    Bus driver: Five dollars until you reach the bus terminal.
    Me: ok. Here is the money.

    Thank you Maestro

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