Casual Chat

Part 1 Dave: Hey Pete, how’s it going? Pete: Can’t complain. How about you? Dave: Oh, same old same old. Listen, what are you up to Friday night? Me and some of my friends were thinking of having a poker night. You know, play a little cards, knock back a…
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Opinions

Part 1 Pete: Ah, excellent. Brazil vs. Germany. Who do reckon will win? Philip: I’m going for Brazil. What about you? Pete: I’m tipping Germany. They’re the best team in the world at the moment in my opinion. Philip: Pah, really? That’s crazy talk. Pete: Never write off the Germans……
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Travel Clinic

Part 1 Nurse: Next, please. Philip: Hi. I’m scheduled to take a trip to East Asia and the Indian subcontinent later this year and am wondering what jabs I need. Nurse: OK, let me have a look. Recommended inoculations for south-east Asia are typhoid, dengue fever, and malaria. As for…
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Describing a Room

Part 1 Anna: I really like your house. Philip: Thank you. I like it a lot. It’s very comfortable. Anna: How many rooms do you have? Philip: One bedroom, plus a bathroom, a kitchen, a living room, and a dining room. There is a small garden behind the house. This…
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Buying a Ticket

Part 1 Ticket Agent: Good morning. How can I help you? Dave: Hi. I would like to buy a ticket to Washington please. Ticket Agent: Certainly. When do you want to go? Dave: Tomorrow afternoon, please. Around 2 o’clock is best. Ticket Agent: Let me see. We have a train…
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Schedule

Part 1 Anna: Hi Philip. How are things? Philip: Not bad. Yourself? Anna: I’m alright. Are you free this week for a game of badminton? Philip: Let me think. I’m working from Monday to Friday during the day, and I’m busy on Monday and Wednesday evening. I don’t have any…
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Lost

Part 1 Dave: Where the hell are we? I don’t recognize this place at all. Philip: According to the map the stadium should be just about here. Dave: Yeah, well, I don’t see anything that looks remotely like a stadium. All I see are old people grocery shopping and a…
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At the Hospital

Part 1 Doctor: Hi there, Mr Lu. The operation on your father seems to have gone well. He was under for 3 hours. We’re moving him to the ward now, so you will be able to see him soon. Philip: Thank you Doctor. Thank you. So what comes next? Doctor:…
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At the Bar

Part 1 Bargirl: Hi. What can I get ya? Anna: Can I get a vodka coke, a G’n’T, and a double whisky on the rocks? And what time does the pub quiz start? Bargirl: The quiz starts at half eight, or whatever time the quizmaster eventually drifts in. Ice in…
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Ordering Food

Part 1 Waiter: Good afternoon, welcome to The Asqueroso Restaurant. Table for 2? Dave: Yes, please. Waiter: Follow me. (at the table) Can I get you something to drink? Dave: Can I have a glass of iced water please? Anna: And could I have a bottle of beer? Waiter: Of…
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