Category: Speaking

Sample conversations – shopping

Conversation 1 Shopping for a pair of shoes Storyline: Karan wants to buy a pair of new shoes for himself, so he goes into a shoe store. Shopkeeper: Can I help you? Karan: Yes....

Asking for directions – sample conversations

Conversation 1 First speaker: Excuse me. Is there a good South Indian restaurant near here? Second speaker: Yes. There’s a South Indian restaurant on the corner. First speaker: Thank you. Second speaker: You’re welcome....

Sample conversations about weather

Sample conversation 1 It’s ridiculously hot! Storyline: Rahul and Mira are complaining about the weather. Here is a piece of conversation between them. Rahul: What awful weather we’re having. It’s ridiculously hot! Mira: Yes,...

Talking about family and relationships

Here are some useful phrases for discussing family and relationships. Brothers and sisters To ask if somebody has a brother or sister, you can use a structure with have got or do. ‘Have you...

Finding accommodation

Here are some phrases you may hear or use when you are looking for accommodation. I’ve booked a room for tonight. Whose name is the booking in? I’ve come to look at the room....

Buying tickets | sample conversation

Here are some important phrases you may hear or use while you are traveling. Tickets, please. Can you show me your tickets, please? Could I see your tickets, please? Next stop… This is the...

Chatting to people | sample conversation

Here are some useful phrases you may hear or use when you are speaking to your friends or colleagues. Have you ever been to a foreign country? How long have you been working here?...