1. Some milk and eggs,
A tin of peas,
A snack for lunch:
Some fruit and cheese.The loaf of bread,
A jar of jam,
Some juice to drink,
A piece of ham.Some pears or grapes,
Some beans and rice,
A can of beer
As cold as ice!
2. A: Excuse me, I think you’re in my seat.
B: Sorry, but it says 7A on my boarding card A:
A: Oh, er … right … I asked for a window seat, you see…
B: Yeah, so did I. What’s your seat number?
A: Let’s see… Oh, it’s 8A.
B: So I guess you’re in the seat behind me.
A: Oh yes. Sorry about that.
3. Shy Shelly says she shall sew sheets.
1. Got up at eight,
Got on a bus,
Went into work,
Worked until two,
Went out for lunch,
Worked until six,
Back on the bus,
Switched on the box,
Slept in a chair.2. A: I nearly got arrested, you know, the other day.
B: You what … arrested? What do you mean?
A: Well, I’m doing this project on graffiti, you know, at college, and ehm … so I have to take lots of photos of graffiti and …
B: Uh huh.
A: So anyway, I saw this train with some amazing graffiti on the side, so I went there to ehm … take a photo of it. The thing is, it was a bit far from the platform …
B: So what happened?
A: Well, I walked along next to the lines, and these two ehm … station police came along and said I shouldn’t be there, so ehm … they took me to the office, and then they asked for my ID card, you know, my identity card …
A: Well, I didn’t have it. I left it at home that day.
B: Oh no!
A: Yeah, so anyway, then they didn’t know what to do with me, so ehm… I said, ‘Look, I’ll leave my camera here and I go home to get my ID card’. In the end, they agreed, so I did that, and they ehm… wrote my ID number, and then just let me go…
3. Shy Shelly says she shall sew sheets.
1. There was an old man called Greg,
Who tried to break open an egg.He kicked it around,
But fell on the ground,
And found that he’d broken a leg
2. A: I won’t pass. (no underline)
B: You will pass.
A: You’ll pass.
B: I don’t know. (no underline)
A: You won’t fail.
B: I might fail.
A: I will fail.
B: The exam’s not hard. (no underline)
A: It’s very hard.
B: But not too hard.
A: Too hard for me.
B: But you’re very clever! (no underline)
A: You’re the clever one.
B: Yes, I suppose you’re right. (no underline)
3. Three gray geese in the green grass grazing.Gray were the geese and green was the grass.
1. A: It’s very quiet.
B: Too quiet.
A: I think something’s wrong.
B: Very wrong.
A: I don’t like it.
B: I don’t like it at all.
A: Let’s get out of here.
B: Let’s get out fast
2. I can never guess the weather right. If I wear a warm shirt, the weather’s hot. If I wear cool clothes, there’s a cold wind. When I don’t take my umbrella, it rains. If I take my umbrella, does it rain? Of course not! Then I leave it on the bus! Oh well. We all have our weaknesses, I guess!
3. Sit a bit. Sit still till I kill the fly.
1. A: I hear you’ve got a boat.
B: A small boat, yes.
A: And a big house.
B: Well, it’s quite big, I suppose.
A: And you live in Hollywood.
B: Well, near Hollywood, yes.
A: So you must be rich then?
B: Well, quite rich I guess.
2. And for Friday, well, another wintry day in all parts of the region. Temperatures near freezing in many places, and along the coast, the wind will make it feel very cold indeed. Inland, some snow on the hills, and there maybe fog in the valleys. If you’re out and about driving, watch out for those ice roads! And for the weekend? Well, we’re not expecting much change, I’m afraid. And that’s all from me. Goodnight.
3. While we were walking, we were watching window washers wash Washington's windows with warm washing water.
1. A: You know Angela?
A: And you her brother David?
B: Uh huh.
A: Wee, you know he lives in Southside?
A: Well, somebody broke into his house last night!
B: Oh, really?
B: Did they steal anything?
A: Yes, they took his computer, television, video, CD player and all his CD’s.
B: Oh, that’s terrible!
2… I remember / we had this school uniform / and it was like all dark brown / a dark brown skirt and jacket / and a white blouse / and we had to have black shoes / and the skirt had to be below the knees / and we all hated this uniform / so we tried to change it / things like / you know / use a belt to bring the skirt higher / or ehh… whatever / and we weren’t allowed to have earrings / but we wore them anyway / outside the school / and then took them off / when we walked in …
3. Good, better, best
Never let it rest
Till your good is better
And your better – best.
1. A: What’s your name?
A: And where were you born?
A: Is that in South America?
B: Yes, that’s right.
A: And how long have you lived here?
B: Five years.
A: I see. Are you married?
B: No, I’m not.
A: And what do you do?
B: I’m a boxer.
A: You’re a boxer?
2. A: I’d like a hamburger, please.
B: do you want a super burger or a regular burger?
A: What’s the difference?
B: Well, the super comes with chips and the regular comes without chips.
3. Can you imagine an imaginary menagerie managerimagining managing an imaginary menagerie?
1. A: My name’s Mark.
B: Sorry, Mike, you say?
A: No, Mark. M-A-R-K.B: Oh, I see. You don’t pronounce the R?
A: No, not in my accent.
2. A: Help! We’re lost!
B: Where are you?
A: I don’t know. There’s a supermarket and a river.
B: Oh, I think I know where you are… Can you see a bridge?
B: OK, well go across the bridge and turn right.
A: Turn right?
B: Uh huh. Now, can you see some trees on the left?
B: Turn left after the trees.
A: What, in front of the bar?
B: Yes, in front of the bar. You’ll see my house on the left.
A: Is it opposite the farm?
B: That’s it. Well done, you’re here!
3. What noise annoys a noisy oyster? A noisy noise annoys a noisy oyster.
1. A: My surname’s Vaugn.
B: Sorry, could you repeat that, please?
B: Vaugn? How do you spell that?
B: Oh yes, I’ve seen that name before!
2. Liz: So, how was your trip?
Claire: Oh, it was quite nice.
Paul: What do you mean, nice? It was brilliant!
Liz: Good hotel?
Claire: Quite pleasant, yes.
Paul: Pleasant? It was excellent! Superb!
Liz: How about the food?
Claire: It was OK.
Paul: OK? It was absolutely delicious!
Liz: And the scenery?
Claire: Quite pretty.
Paul: It was amazing! Beautiful!
3. Elizabeth's birthday is on the third Thursday of this month.
Sue: Jeremy is going to stay at the same hotel as us.
Jim: Oh great!
Jim: Anne’s invited us to a party.
Jim: Kathleen’s coming to stay with us for a few days.
Sue: That’ll be fun!
Sue: Gail and Tim want to come on holiday with us.
Jim: That’ll be nice!
A: Ugh! This coffee is really horrible!
B: Yeah, I know. Machine coffee, I mean, why do we drink the stuff?
A: It’s sort of like … someone puts the contents of an ashtray in water and ehm … like, heats it up or something, you know …
B: Yeah, that’s what it tastes like, … and … I mean, have you tried the ehm … the tea?
A: Oh yeah, the tea! That’s even worse!
B: I mean the plastic cups don’t help, do they?
A: No, I know, … plastic cups! … We like even had champagne in plastic cups, you know, at what’s-her-name’s leaving party …
B: Jenny. Jenny Glen. Yeah, I remember that, last January it was … I kind of liked Jenny. I wonder what she’s doing now…
3. Six little kittens
lost their mittens.
It’s a pity –
They’re very pretty.