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English USA

Lesson 8 - Part1

Worksheet - Part1 - Part2

1.
 

In the next English USA lesson you will learn to give information about where you live and work.

Today Martin Learner sees an accident. He and others have to give their addresses to a policeman.

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This is English USA on the Voice of America. Now, Lesson 8, Part 1.

 

 

 

Cast:

Look out!

 

 

Did you see that? Stand back.

 

 

What happened? Is anyone hurt?

 

 

Where did he come from?

 

 

 

 

Policeman:

All right, all right. Stand back. Move. Stand back.

 

Alex:

Who are you?

 

Policeman:

I'm a policeman. Did you see the accident?

 

Cast:

Yes. I did. Sure. I was standing right here. Well, I think so. It happened so fast.

 

Policeman:

I want your names and addresses. O.K. Who are you?

 

Paula:

I am Paula Roberts.

 

Policeman:

Where do you live?

 

Paula:

I live at fifty-five Georgia Street.

 

Policeman:

Where do you work?

 

Paula:

I work at Jenson's.

 

Policeman:

What is the address?

 

Paula:

Three-oh-seven California Street.

 

Policeman:

Thanks. O.K. Who are you?

 

Martin:

I'm Martin Learner. I'm a reporter.

 

Policeman:

Where do you live?

 

Martin:

I live in Baltimore.

 

Policeman:

Where do you live in Baltimore?

 

Martin:

I live at fourteen-twenty-seven Grant Street.

 

Policeman:

O.K. Who are you?

 

Nancy:

I'm Nancy Kim.

 

Policeman:

Where do you live?

 

Nancy:

I live at sixteen Carter Street.

 

Policeman:

Where do you work?

 

Nancy:

I work at the Arizona Hotel.

 

Policeman:

What is the address?

 

Nancy:

The address is ten-eighty Arizona Street.

 

Policeman:

Good. Now. Who are you?

 

Alex:

I'm Alexander Macrakis.

 

Policeman:

Please spell it for me.

 

Alex:

M-A-C-R-A-K-I-S.

 

Policeman:

Where do you live?

 

Alex:

I live in Chicago.

 

Policeman:

Where do you live in Chicago?

 

Alex:

I live at nine-three-eight North Florida Street.

 

Policeman:

Where do you work?

 

Alex:

I'm a student.

 

Policeman:

Where are you a student?

 

Alex:

At the Mills Institute of Technology.

 

2.

Let's listen to part of this conversation again.

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Policeman:

Where do you live?

 

Paula:

I live at fifty-five Georgia Street.

 

 

 

 

Policeman:

Where do you live?

 

Martin:

I live at fourteen-twenty-seven Grant Street.

 

 

 

 

Policeman:

Where do you live?

 

Nancy:

I live at sixteen Carter Street.

 

 

 

 

Policeman:

Where do you live?

 

Alex:

I live at nine-three-eight North Florida Street.

 

3.
 

Now, can you say it? Try to answer the question. Give the number of your building and the street name, or your apartment number, or other address.

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Policeman:

Where do you live?

 

You:

 

 

Paula:

I live at fifty-five Georgia Street.

 

 

 

 

Policeman:

Where do you live?

 

You:

 

 

Martin:

I live at fourteen-twenty-seven Grant Street.

 

 

 

 

Policeman:

Where do you live?

 

You:

 

 

Nancy:

I live at sixteen Carter Street.

 

 

 

 

Policeman:

Where do you live?

 

You:

 

 

Alex:

I live at nine-three-eight North Florida Street.

 

 

 

4.
 

Questions asking "Where do you live" are usually answered with a specific address, for example At nine-three-eight North Florida Street. [SAY IN LOCAL LANGUAGE] or give the name of a city, town, state, or general area, for example In Chicago. In New England. In Iowa.

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Lieutenant:

Good afternoon, officer.

 

Policeman:

Good afternoon, Lieutenant.

 

Lieutenant:

Who are these people?

 

Policeman:

I have names and addresses, Lieutenant.

 

Lieutenant:

I want to ask some questions. Excuse me, where are you from?

 

Alex:

I'm from Chicago.

 

Lieutenant:

What do you do?

 

Alex:

I'm a student.

 

Lieutenant:

O.K. Who are you?

 

Nancy:

I'm Nancy Kim.

 

Lieutenant:

Where do you live?

 

Nancy:

I live at sixteen Carter Street.

 

Lieutenant:

You, please. Where are you from?

 

Martin:

I'm from Baltimore.

 

Lieutenant:

O.K., O.K. Move along.

 

Policeman:

Look out. Step aside. Watch your step.

 

English USA

Lesson 8 - Part1

Worksheet - Part1 - Part2