Dialogue 1 Formal Greetings Tony Good morning, Professor Joe, how are you doing? Professor Joe Good morning, Tony. I am doing well. And you? Tony I’m great, thank you. This is my friend Emma. She is thinking about applying to this college. She has a few questions. Would you mind telling us about the process, … Read moreGreetings
Dialogue 2 Informal Greetings and Farewells Jenny Hi, Thu! How’s it going? Thu Fine, thanks — and you? Jenny Just fine. Where are you off to? Thu To the library. I’ve got a history exam next week and need to start studying. Ugh. Jenny Oh, no. Well, I’ll see you later then. Good luck! Thu … Read moreInformal Greetings and Farewells
Dialogue 3 Formal Introductions Thao Mr. Phuong, I’d like you to meet Dr. Edward Dung. Mr. Phuong It’s nice to meet you, Dr. Dung. Dr. Dung Pleasure to meet you, too. Thao Dr. Dung is an economist. He just finished writing a book on international trade. Mr. Phuong Oh? That’s my field, too. I work … Read moreFormal Introductions
Dialogue 4 Informal Introductions John Who’s the tall woman next to Barbara? James That’s her friend Mary. Didn’t you meet her at Steve’s party? John No, I wasn’t at Steve’s party. James Oh! Then let me introduce you to her now. Mary, this is my friend John. Mary Hi, John. Nice to meet you. John … Read moreInformal Introductions
Dialogue 5 What Time Is It? Thuy What time is it? We’re going to be late! Tony It’s a quarter after seven. We’re on time. Don’t panic. Thuy But I thought we had to be at the restaurant by 7:30 for the surprise party. We’ll never make it there with all this evening traffic. Tony … Read moreWhat Time Is It?
Dialogue 6 A Telephone Call John Hi, Alice, it’s John. How are you? Alice Oh, hi, John! I was just thinking about you. John That’s nice. I was wondering if you’d like to go to a movie tonight. Alice Sure, I’d love to! What’s playing? John I was thinking about that new comedy Lights Out. … Read moreA Telephone Call
Dialogue 7 Can You Say That Again? Luke Hello? Hi, Stephanie, how are things at the office? Stephanie Hi, Luke! How are you? Can you please stop and pick up extra paper for the computer printer? Luke What did you say? Can you repeat that, please? Did you say to pick up ink for the … Read moreCan You Say That Again?
Dialogue 8 Coincidences Meg Well, hello there, Julia! Long time no see! Julia Meg! Hi! What a coincidence! I haven’t seen you in ages! What are you doing here? Meg I just got a new job in the city, so I’m shopping for some clothes. Hey, what do you think of this shirt? Julia Hmmm … Read moreCoincidences