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English USA

Lesson 2 - Part1

Worksheet - Part1 - Part2

1. 

In this lesson you will learn how to introduce other people and tell what work they do. You will hear Martin Learner at a reception where he meets an engineer, two accountants, and another reporter.

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This is English USA on the Voice of America. Now Lesson 2, Part 1.

 

 

 

Martin:

Hello. I'm Martin Learner.

 

Debbie:

I'm Debbie Johnson.

 

Martin:

Pardon?

 

Debbie:

I'm Debbie Johnson. This is Mr. O'Brien.

 

Martin:

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

 

Debbie:

Mr. O'Brien is a reporter!

 

Martin:

Good. I'm happy to meet you.

 

Debbie:

Mr. Learner. This is Mrs. Montgomery. She's an engineer.

 

Martin:

Hello.

 

Melanie:

Good afternoon. I'm Melanie Montgomery. I'm happy to meet you.

 

Martin:

Thank you. You're an engineer?

 

Melanie:

Yes I'm an engineer.

 

Martin:

This is Mr. O'Brien.

 

Jim:

Hello. I'm Jim O'Brien. How are you?

 

Melanie:

Fine thanks.

 

Martin:

He's a reporter.

 

Jim:

He's a reporter too.

 

Melanie:

Hello Valerie.

 

Valerie:

Melanie! How are you?

 

Melanie:

Fine thanks. How are you?

 

Valerie:

Fine thanks.

 

Melanie:

Valerie this is Jim O'Brien.

 

Valerie:

Hello.

 

Jim:

Good afternoon.

 

Melanie:

And this is Martin Learner.

 

Martin:

Good afternoon. We've met.

 

Valerie:

Oh yes. At the airport.

 

Martin:

How are you?

 

Valerie:

Fine thanks.

 

Melanie:

Valerie is an accountant.

 

Jim:

At the airport?

 

Valerie:

Yes.

 

Melanie:

Mr. O'Brien is a reporter. And Mr. Learner is a reporter too.

 

Martin & Jim:

That's right. We're both reporters.

 

Valerie:

They are both reporters.

 

2.

Identify yourself using full name.

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Martin:

Hello I'm Martin Learner.

 

Debbie:

I'm Debbie Johnson.

 

Melanie:

I'm Melanie Montgomery.

 

Jim:

Hello I'm Jim O'Brien.

 

3. 

Identify yourself in response to other people.

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Martin:

Hello I'm Martin Learner.

 

You:

 

 

 

 

 

Debbie:

I'm Debbie Johnson.

 

You:

 

 

 

 

 

Melanie:

I'm Melanie Montgomery.

 

You:

 

 

 

 

 

Jim:

Hello I'm Jim O'Brien.

 

You:

 

 

 

 

 

Debbie:

Mr. O'Brien. This is Miss Genaux.

 

Jim:

Pardon?

 

Debbie:

This is Miss Genaux.

 

Jim:

We've met.

 

Debbie:

Oh, well, this is Mr. Greer.

 

Jim:

Pardon?

 

Debbie:

This is Mr. Greer.

 

Jim:

Hello I'm Jim O'Brien. How are you?

 

Peter:

I'm Peter. Peter Greer. I'm fine thanks.

 

Debbie:

Mr. Greer is an accountant.

 

Jim:

Miss Genaux is an accountant too.

 

Peter:

Pardon?

 

Jim:

Miss Genaux is an accountant too.

 

Valerie:

Yes, I'm an accountant.

 

4.
 

When you do not hear someone clearly and want the speaker to repeat, you can say "pardon."

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Debbie:

This is Miss Genaux.

 

Jim:

Pardon?

 

Debbie:

This is Miss Genaux. And this is Mr. Greer.

 

Jim:

Pardon?

 

Debbie:

This is Mr. Greer.

 

5. 

Learn to say Pardon? after Debbie introduce you other people and you cannot catch their name.

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Debbie:

This is Martin Learner.

 

You:

 

 

 

 

 

Debbie:

This is Jim O'Brien.

 

You:

 

 

 

 

 

Debbie:

This is Melanie Montgomery.

 

You:

 

 

 

 

 

Debbie:

This is Peter Greer.

 

You:

 

 

 

 

 

Martin:

Good afternoon. I'm Martin Learner. This is Peter Greer. And this is Valerie Genaux.

 

Brad:

Good.

 

Martin:

I'm a reporter.

 

Brad:

I'm a musician.

 

English USA

Lesson 2 - Part1

Worksheet - Part1 - Part2