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USEFUL CONVERSATIONS

AROUND THE TOWN


INTRODUCTION TO THE MATERIAL
Place Common Terms Common Phrases

Milk
•Where can I find the eggs?
Bread
Eggs •They´re on aisle 7, next to the chips.
Butter
Cheese •Could I have a kilo of ham, please?
Sugar
Jam •How would you like to pay?
Olive Oil
•Would you like a receipt?
Potatoes

Mail
•How much does it cost to send a package First Class?
Letter
Post card •Could I have a book of stamps please?
Package
Stamps •I´d like to send this to Florida, please.
Address
Return address •How much will it cost to send this letter to Australia?
Zip Code
Mailman
•I´ve come to collect a parcel.
INTRODUCTION TO THE MATERIAL
Place Common Terms Common Phrases

Black/white coffee
•May I take your order?
Cappuccino
Espresso •I´d like a small cappuccino and a muffin, please.
Tea
Hot chocolate •Anything else?
Orange juice
Baguette •Is that for here or take away?
Sandwich
•That will be just a couple of minutes, please have a seat.
Roll

Cod/haddock
•What kind of shellfish do you have?
Tuna
Anchovies •Do you have any live lobsters?
Sardines
Crab •Would you like that whole or cleaned?
Mussels
Clams •How much would you like?
Shrimp
•I´d like half a kilo of salmon, please.
Lobster
INTRODUCTION TO THE MATERIAL
Place Common Terms Common Phrases

Fruit stand
•Do you have any fresh spinach leaves?
Orange
Apple •Where are the plastic bags and gloves?
Strawberry
Banana •Could you weigh this for me, please?
Pineapple
Lettuce •Excuse me, do you know if this pineapple is ripe?
Tomato
•These strawberries look rotten.
Onion

Meat
•Could I have a full rack of ribs please?
Beef
Steak •How much is it for 10 pork chops?
Sausage
Pork •I´d like a box of 20 chicken wings, all flaps/all thighs.
Chicken
Turkey •Do you have ground beef to make hamburgers?
Ham
Bacon
•Of course, how much would you like?
INTRODUCTION TO THE MATERIAL
Place Common Terms Common Phrases

Headache
•What are your symptoms?
Cough
Runny nose •Do you have anything for a sore throat?
Fever
Allergies •My son scraped his knee, where are the disinfectants?
Upset stomach
Ointments •Can I get this prescription filled?
Muscle aches
•I have a bad cough and I need some lozenges.

T-shirt
Trousers •Hello, I´m looking for a pair of blue jeans.
Belt
Shoes •What size are you?
Socks •Where are the dressing rooms?
Underwear
Dress •Do you have this same one in a size 32 waist?
Blouse
Skirt •Can you help me find baby pyjamas?
CONVERSATIONS

• Client: “Hello, do you have anything for a head cold?”


• Assistant: “Certainly, what are your symptoms?”
• Client: Well, I have a headache, a runny nose and a
sore throat.”
• Assistant: “I´ve got just the thing for you. This is a
multi-symptom medicine. It will help you with all of
your symptoms.”
• Client: “Great, thanks. I´ll take it.”
• Assistant: “Ok, anything else?”
• Client: “Actually, yes. I´ve also got a pretty bad
cough. Have you got any lozenges?”
• Assistant: “Yes we do. We have them in lemon,
orange and mint flavors.”
• Client: “I´ll take the mint ones. Thanks, have a great
day!”
• Assistant: “No problem, I hope you get well soon!”
CONVERSATIONS

• Assistant: “Hello, may I help you with anything?”


• Client: “Yes, I want to try to make my own pizza
from scratch but I´m not sure where to start”
• Assistant: “”Well I can definitely help you out with
that. The main ingredients you need are the pizza
dough, tomato sauce and cheese. Would you like me
to help you find them?”
• Client: “No thanks, I know where they are. What
should I do for toppings?”
• Assistant: “Well, that really depends on what you
prefer. I usually put pepperoni on my pizzas.”
• Client: “Oh yes, I like pepperoni and mushroom
pizzas. Where is the pepperoni?”
• Assistant: “You can find pepperoni in our meat
market at the back of the store on the right hand
side.”
• Client: “Ok great. Thanks for all your help!”
• Assistant: “My pleasure, enjoy your pizza!”
MAPS AND DIRECTIONS
I can ask and give directions

A: - Excuse me, I´m bit lost. Could you tell me the way to
Men´s wear?
B: - Sure thing! I know this area well. OK, go straight on and
turn left into Oak Street. The shop is on your right.
A: - Thanks very much.
B: - You´re welcome.
MAPS AND DIRECTIONS
I can ask and give directions

A: - Excuse me, could you help me? I´m a looking for a Chinese
restaurant.
B: - No problem. Er,…Yes, go along here and turn right. Just keep
going and turn right at the junction. Then turn left at the bar.
There´s a Chinese restaurant on the corner. You can´t miss it.
A: - Awesome, thanks!
B: - Not at all.
MAPS AND DIRECTIONS
I can ask and give directions

Kevin´s House

Church

Soccer Field
Park

Factory Store Hospital Train Station

Kevin lives in the house in the middle. He just moved to Ferreira and
doesn´t know the streets very well. You were born and raised here
and know the streets perfectly. Kevin has a busy day planned
tomorrow and needs your help. Please help him reach every place he
needs to go by giving simple, clear directions. This is Kevin´s schedule:
MAPS AND DIRECTIONS
I can ask and give directions

Kevin´s House

Church

Soccer Field
Park

Factory Store Hospital Train Station

8:00am- Wake up and take the kids to school.


9:00am- Go to work at the factory.
12:00pm- Go to the store to buy food for lunch.
1:00pm- Go to school to pick up the kids.
MAPS AND DIRECTIONS
I can ask and give directions

Kevin´s House

Church

Soccer Field
Park

Factory Store Hospital Train Station

2:00pm- Go home to make lunch and eat.


3:00pm- Take the kids to the park to play
4:00pm- Stop by the hospital because Kevin´s son broke his leg.
5:00pm- Take the kids to the train station to see a medical
specialist in a nearby town.