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Top Notch Fundamental

  1. Unit 1 Names and Occupations
    1. UNIT 1 Sitcom: Nice to meet you.
    2. What Do You Do? [Unit 1]
  2. Unit 2 About People
    1. Unit 2 Sitcom: Whoʼs that?
    2. Excuse Me, Please [Unit 2]
  3. Unit 3 Places and How to Get There
    1. Unit 3 Sitcom: How do I get there?
  4. Unit 4 Family
    1. Don't stop! Ask more questions.
  5. Unit 4 Sitcom: Whoʼs this?
  6. Tell Me All about It [Unit 4]
  • Unit 5 Events and Times
    1. Unit 5 Sitcom: Youʼre late.
    2. Let's make a date [Unit 5]
  • Unite 6 Clothes
    1. Be sure to recycle this language.
    2. Be sure to recycle this language.
    3. Unit 6 Sitcom: Do you like this blouse?
  • Unite 7 Activities
    1. Unit 7 Sitcom: Welcome to my new apartment.
    2. On the Weekend [Unit 7]
  • Unit 8 Home and Neighborhood
    1. Unit 8 Sitcom: What do you do in the morning?
  • Unit 9 Activities and Plans
    1. Unit 9 Sitcom: What are you doing this weekend?
  • Unit 10 Food
    1. Unit 10 Sitcom: Tonight, Iʼm cooking.
    2. Fruit Salad, Baby [Unit 10]
  • Unit 11 Food
    1. Unit 11 Sitcom: How was your trip?
  • Unit 12 Food
    1. VIDEO SCRIPT Sitcom: She has a fever.
    2. My Favorite Day [Unit 11]
  • Unit 13 Food
    1. Sitcom: Could you do me a favor?
    2. Interview: Can you play a musical instrument?
    3. She Can’t Play Guitar [Unit 13]
  • Unit 14 Food
    1. Sitcom: Iʼd like to get married.
    2. Interview: Where were you born?
    3. Top Notch Pop Lyrics - I Wasn’t Born Yesterday [Unit 14]
  • Top Notch Pop Lyrics

  • Unit 1 Names and Occupations

    I'm [Lisa).

    Nice to meet you
    Glad to meet you.
    It's a pleasure to meet you.

    How are you?
    How's everthing?
    How's It going?

    Fine,/ I'm fine.

    Not bad.

    Good-bye, Charlotte.
    Good-bye, Emily.

    See you tomorrow.
    OK. See you!

    See you later.
    Take care.

    + Affirmative statements
    I am Ann.  I'm Ann.
    - Negative statements
    I am not Jen. I'm not Jen.

    He is an architect.  He's an architect.
    She is not a banker. She's not a banker. She isn't a banker.

    What do you do?
    What is your jobs?
    What is your occupation?

    Yes no questions
    Are you an architect? Yes, I am.
    Is he an architect? Yes, he is
    Is Tanya an architect?

    Excuse me. Are you Marie?
    No, I'm not. I'm Laura. That's Marie.

    Right over there.

    Thank you.
    You're welcome.

    How do you spell that?

    UNIT 1 Sitcom: Nice to meet you.

    The staff of Top Notch Travel, a small travel agency, greets Mr. Rashid, a
    Mr. Evans: Hi! Are you Mr. Rashid?
    Mr. Rashid: Yes, I am.
    Mr. Evans: It’s a pleasure to meet you. I’m James Evans, president of Top Notch
    Marie: Welcome to Top Notch. I’m Marie, the receptionist.
    Mr. Rashid: Nice to meet you.
    Paul: Hi. I’m Paul. I’m a tour guide.
    Mr. Rashid: Glad to meet you.
    Cheryl: Hi, I’m Cheryl.
    Mr. Rashid: The office manager.
    Cheryl: Yes!
    Mr. Rashid: A pleasure.
    Mr. Evans: Bob? Bob is ...
    Mr. Rashid: A chef.
    Mr. Evans: No, Bob is not a chef. Bob is a... doctor? No, Bob is not a doctor. Bob
    is not a singer. He’s not an architect. He’s not an athlete . . . Bob!
    Bob: Hi...I’m the mailman.
    Mr. Evans: This is Bob. Bob is ...
    Mr. Rashid: An actor!
    Interview: Hi. How are you today?
    Interviewer: Hi. How are you today?
    Dan: Good. How are you?
    Interviewer: I’m well. My name’s Doug. What’s yours?
    Dan: Dan.
    Interviewer: Hi, Dan. Nice to meet you.
    Dan: Nice to meet you.
    Interviewer: Hello.
    Christiane: Hello.
    Interviewer: My name’s Doug. What’s your name?
    Christiane: My name’s Christiane.
    Interviewer: Hi, Christiane. It’s nice to meet you.
    Christiane: Nice to meet you too, Doug.
    Interviewer: So tell me, what do you do?
    Christiane: I work in a hotel.
    Interviewer: Good morning.
    Vanessa: Good morning.
    Interviewer: My name’s Doug.
    Vanessa: My name’s Vanessa.
    Interviewer: Hi, Vanessa.
    Vanessa: How are you?
    Interviewer: I’m well. Thank you. Tell me, what do you do?
    Vanessa: I’m a teacher.
    Interviewer: Good afternoon.
    Emma: Good afternoon.
    Interviewer: My name’s Doug.
    Emma: My name is Emma.
    Interviewer: Hi, Emma.
    Emma: Hi. Nice to meet you.
    Interviewer: Nice to meet you. What do you do?
    Emma: I’m a receptionist.
    Interviewer: Oh, that’s interesting. Well, take care.
    Emma: Byebye.
    Interviewer: Hi. My name’s Doug.
    Alvino: Hi, Doug.
    Interviewer: What’s your name?
    Alvino: Alvino.
    Interviewer: So, Alvino, what do you do?
    Alvino: Retail.
    Interviewer: You’re a businessman?
    Alvino: Yes, I am.
    Interviewer: Well, it’s nice to meet you.
    Alvino: Nice to meet you as well.
    Interviewer: Take care. Have a nice day.
    Alvino: You as well. Byebye.
    Interviewer: Byebye.

    What Do You Do? [Unit 1]

    (CHORU S)
    What do you do?
    What do you do?
    I’m a student.
    You’re a teacher.
    She’s a doctor.
    He’s a nurse.
    What about you ?
    What do you do?
    I’m a florist.
    You’ re a gardener.
    He’s a waiter.
    She’s a chef.
    Do-do-do-do. ..
    That’s what we do.
    It’s nice to meet you .
    What’s your name?
    Can you spell that, please?
    Than k you .
    Yes, it’s nice to meet you , too.
    We are artists and musicians,
    architects, and electricians.
    How about you?
    What do you do?
    We are bankers,
    we are dentists,
    engineers, and flight attendants.
    Do-do-do-do.. .
    That’s what we do.
    Hi, I’m Linda. Are you John?
    No, he’s right over there.
    Excuse me. Thank you very much .
    Do-do-do-do.. .
    Do-do-do-do.. .
    Do-do-do-do. . .
    Do-do-do-do.. .

    Unit 2 About People

    Possessive nouns
    Al Smith is Kate's boss.
    Larry's colleague is Teresa.
    We are Sara and Todd's neighbors.
    I am Ms. Tan's student.
    We are Marty's classmates.

    Possessive adjectives
    He is her boss.
    Teresa is his colleague.
    We are their neighbors.
    She is my teacher.
    Marty is our classmate

    Be sure to recycle this language .

    Are you from Paraguay?
    Yes, I am. I No. I'm not.

    Where are you from?
    We're from Bangkok.

    What's your last name, please?

    What's his name?
    What's his last name?
    What's Ellen's address?
    What's her e-mail address?
    What's their phone number?
    What are their first names?

    That's right.

    Unit 2 Sitcom: Whoʼs that?

    Bob, Cheryl, Paul, and Marie are having coffee in the café. A man in a hat and
    sunglasses walks in, and the four friends try to guess his identity.
    Paul: This is good coffee.
    Bob: It is good.
    Paul: Who’s that?
    Bob: That’s your friend David Ducain. He’s a writer from France.
    Cheryl: That’s not David Ducain. That’s Arturo Montoya. He’s Mr. Evans’s
    neighbor. He’s a doctor from Mexico.
    Marie: No. That’s Jeff Davis. He’s an artist.
    Bob: No. That’s Alan Reese. He’s our lawyer.
    Cheryl: That’s not Alan Reese.
    Marie: Oh! It’s Clark Thomas from England. He’s a musician!
    Paul: Excuse me.
    Waitress: Yes?
    Paul: Who’s that?
    Waitress: That’s . . . Mr. Evans. He’s . . . your boss.
    Bob: That’s not Mr. Evans.
    Mr. Evans: Hey, guys!
    Paul: (to Marie) Musician!?
    Interview: Where are you from?
    Interviewer: Hi. I’m Doug.
    Natalie: Hi. Natalie. This is my husband Chris.
    Interviewer: Hi, Chris. Nice to meet you.
    Chris: Nice to meet you.
    Interviewer: Where are you from?
    Natalie: I’m from Oklahoma.
    Chris: I’m from Bristol in England.
    Interviewer: Hi. What’s your name?
    Deepti: My name is Deepti Gupta.
    Interviewer: That’s an interesting name. Could you spell it for me?
    Deepti: Yes. The first name is Deepti, which is
    D-E-E-P-T-I. The last name is Gupta. That’s
    Interviewer: And are you from the United States?
    Deepti: No, I’m not.
    Interviewer: Where are you from?
    Deepti: India.
    Interviewer: What’s your phone number?
    Lisa: My phone number is 239-0560.
    Interviewer: And your address?
    Matt: 43 Concord Square.
    Interviewer: Do you have an e-mail address?
    Elli: Yep. It’s my name, which is Elli Fordyce — [email protected]
    Interviewer: What’s your cell-phone number?
    Ian: My cell-phone number is 555-1312.

    Excuse Me, Please [Unit 2]

    Excuse me—please excuse me.
    What’s your number?
    What’s your name?
    I would love to get to know you,
    and I hope you feel the same.
    I’ll give you my e-mail address.
    Write to me at my dot-com.
    You can send a note in English
    so I’ll know who it came from.
    Excuse me—please excuse me.
    Was that 0078?
    Well, I think the class is starting,
    and I don’t want to be late.
    But it’s really nice to meet you.
    I’ll be seeing you again.
    Just call me on my cell phone
    when you’re looking for a friend.
    So welcome to the classroom.
    There’s a seat right over there.
    I’m sorry, but you’re sitting in
    our teacher’s favorite chair!
    Excuse me—please excuse me.
    What’s your number?
    What’s your name?


    Unit 3 Places and How to Get There

    1 across the street
    2 down the street
    3 around the corner
    4 on the left
    5 on the right
    6 next to the bank
    7 between the bookstore and the bank

    Where's the restaurant?
    It's down the street. (!! = the restaurant)

    take a taxi
    take the train
    take the bus

    1 Walk to the bookstore.
    2 Don't drive to the restaurant.
    3 Take the bus to the bank.
    5 Drive down the street.
    6 Take the bus down the street.

    Can I walk to the bookstore?
    B: The bookstore? Sure.
    A: And what about the school?
    B: The school? Don't walk. Drive.
    A: OK. Thanks!

    by taxi
    by bicycle
    by motorcycle
    by plane
    by subway

    1 go to work
    2 go home
    3 go to school

    A: How do you go to school?
    B: By subway. What about you?
    A: Me? I walk.

    Walk I Don't [drive].
    Go by bus.
    Don't go by train.

    Unit 3 Sitcom: How do I get there?

    Mr. Evans, Paul, and Bob are having coffee in the café when a tourist walks in to
    ask for directions.
    Tourist: Excuse me. How do I get to the Red Café?
    Mr. Evans: The Red Café? Let’s see. Go to the corner and turn left.
    Tourist: Left.
    Mr. Evans: Go two blocks and turn right.
    Tourist: Right.
    Mr. Evans: Around the corner is a train station.
    Tourist: Take the train.
    Mr. Evans: Don’t take the train! Go through the station, across the street to the
    bookstore. Next to the bookstore is a pharmacy. Next to the pharmacy is the
    Red Café.
    Tourist: Yes!
    Mr. Evans: Got it? Let’s do it again.
    Mr. Evans and tourist: Corner. Left. Two blocks. Right. Around the corner. Don’t
    take the train! Through the station, across the street. Bookstore. Pharmacy.
    Red Café!
    Tourist: Thank you very much.
    Mr. Evans: You’re very welcome.
    Interview: Is there a bank near here?
    Interviewer: Tell me, uh, is there a bank near here?
    Catherine: Actually, there’s . . . there’s several. Uh . . . there’s one on the corner
    up here, and, uh, one right behind us, across the street, and then one
    Interviewer: Excuse me. Is there a newsstand nearby?
    Rob: Yes, there is. There’s one right down the street, two blocks, make a right, go
    one block, and it’s right on the right-hand side.
    Interviewer: OK, so that was go up the street two blocks . . .
    Rob: Yes.
    Interviewer: Make a right, one block . . .
    Rob: Two blocks.
    Interviewer: Two blocks . . .
    Rob: And it’s right on the right-hand side.
    Interviewer: Right on the right-hand side.
    Interviewer: Do you know if there’s a restaurant nearby?
    Joe: Yes, there’s a great restaurant in the park. Uh, it’s called Tavern on the Green.
    Interviewer: Is there a taxi stand nearby?
    Ian: No, there isn’t.
    Interviewer: Can you tell me how to get to the train station?
    Christine: Uh, would you like to walk or take the subway?
    Interviewer: Um, I’ll walk.
    Christine: Just walk straight down this street for about thirty blocks and you’ll run
    right into it.
    Interviewer: That’s a long walk.
    Christine: It is a long walk, but you like to walk, right?

    Unit 4 Family

    Who is he? (He's my dad.*)
    Who's Louise? (She's my mom.*)
    She's pretty.
    They're good-looking.
    He's handsome.

    A: Tell me about your father.
    B: Well, he's a doctor. And he's very tall.
    A: And how about your mother?
    B: She's a scientist. She's very pretty.

    How old is he?(How old are your parents?)
    He's nineteen years old.
    She's thirty-three.
    She's twenty.

    A: I have one brother and two sisters.
    B: Really? How old is your brother?
    A: Twenty.
    B: And your sisters?
    A: Eighteen and twenty-two. 

    Don't stop! Ask more questions.

    Tell me about your [mother].
    And your [father]?
    How about your [grandparents]?
    What's his / her name?
    What are their names?
    What's his / her occupation?
    What are their occupations?

    Unit 4 Sitcom: Whoʼs this?

    Marie and Cheryl look at Cherylʼs family album and discuss her family members.
    Marie: Is this your family?
    Cheryl: Yes.
    Marie: Who’s this?
    Cheryl: My brother.
    Marie: He’s so handsome. How old is he?
    Cheryl: He’s thirty-four.
    Marie: Oh!
    Cheryl: He’s a doctor.
    Marie: Oh!!
    Cheryl: That’s his wife.
    Marie: Oh. She’s very pretty. Who’s this?
    Cheryl: That’s my mother.
    Marie: Your mother? But she’s so old.
    Cheryl: She’s not old. She’s fifty-eight.
    Marie: OK. Who’s this? Is he a doctor, too?
    Cheryl: No, he’s an architect. That’s my sister’s husband.
    Marie: Who’s this?
    Cheryl: That’s my sister’s son. He’s a university student.
    Marie: He’s so cute!
    Cheryl: He’s so young.
    Marie: Who’s this short old woman? What?
    Cheryl: That is not a short old woman. That’s me.
    Marie: Oh! Sorry.
    Interview: Do you have any children?
    Interviewer: Who’s that in the picture in your left hand?
    Rita: I have two girls and a boy.
    Interviewer: Could you tell me how old your children are?
    Rita: Yes. My oldest boy is forty-one, soon to be forty-two. The second one, who
    is a girl, is forty. And my baby is thirty-four.
    Interviewer: Do you have any children?
    Mauro: I have two children—a son and a daughter.
    Interviewer: Could you tell me a little about them? What do they do? What are
    their occupations?
    Mauro: Oh, they’re both students.
    Interviewer: Do you have any siblings?
    Chris: Yes. I’ve got one sister who’s twenty-six.
    Interviewer: Tell me, do you have any brothers or sisters?
    Maiko: Yes, um, I have one younger brother.
    Interviewer: Tell me, what does he look like? Is he tall?
    Maiko: Um, he is very tall, very skinny, very lean.
    Interviewer: So is he handsome?
    Maiko: Um, yes, he is.

    Tell Me All about It [Unit 4]

    Tell me about your father.
    He’s a doctor and he’s very tall.
    And how about your mother?
    She’s a lawyer. That’s her picture on the wall.
    Tell me about your brother.
    He’s an actor, and he’s twenty-three.
    And how about your sister?
    She’s an artist. Don’t you think she looks like me?
    Tell me about your family—
    who they are and what they do.
    Tell me all about it.
    It’s so nice to talk with you.
    Tell me about your family.
    I have a brother and a sister, too.
    And what about your parents?
    Dad’s a teacher, and my mother’s eyes are blue.
    Who’s the pretty girl in that photograph?
    That one’s me!
    You look so cute!
    Oh, that picture makes me laugh!
    And who are the people there, right below that one?
    Let me see ... that’s my mom and dad.
    They both look very young.
    Tell me all about it.
    Tell me all about it.

    Unit 5 Events and Times

    1 It's one o'clock.
    2 It's one fifteen.
       It's a quarter after one.
    3 It's one twenty.
       It's twenty after one.
    4 It's one thirty.
       It's half past one.
    5 It's one forty.
       It's twenty to two.
    6 It's one forty-five.
       It's a quarter to two.
    7 It's noon.
    8 It's midnight.

    What time is it in Vancouver?
    It's nine forty A.M.
    It's twenty to ten.

    A: What time is the meeting?
    B: 10:00.
    A: Uh-oh. Am I late?
    B: No, you're not. It's five to ten.
    A: Five to ten?
    B: That's right. You're early.

    What time is it? (It's) five twenty.
    What time's the party? (It's) at nine thirty.
    What day is the concert? (It's) on Saturday.

    When's the performance ?
    (It's) at ten o'clock.
    (It's) on Friday at 10:00 P.M

     A: look. There's a game on Wednesday.
    B: Great! What time?
    A: 10:30. At Pat's Club.
    B: Really? let's meet at 10:15

    first second third fourth sixth seventh eighth ninth tenth
    eleventh twelfth thirteenth fourteenth fifteenth
    sixteenth seventeenth eighteenth nineteenth twentieth
    twenty-first twenty-second thirtieth fortieth fiftieth

    When's the party? In January.
    When's the meeting? On Tuesday.
    When's the performance? On January 15th.
    When's the dinner? On the 12th.
    What time's the movie? At noon.
    What time's the performance? At 8:30.

    A: When's your birthday?
    B: On July 15th. When's yours?
    A: My birthday's in November. On the 13th

    Don't stop!
    Ask questions to complete the chart.
    brother's birthday:
    sister's birthday:
    mother's birthday:
    father's birthday:
    grandmother's birthday:
    grandfather's birthday:

    Happy birthday! Thank you!

    Unit 5 Sitcom: Youʼre late.

    In the café, Cheryl and Bob discuss their plans for Saturday night to celebrate
    Bobʼs birthday.
    Cheryl: You’re late.
    Bob: What time is it?
    Cheryl: Two minutes after six.
    Bob: I am not late. Two minutes is not late.
    Cheryl: Yes, it is. It’s two minutes late.
    Bob: Oh, look! It’s five to six. I’m early.
    Cheryl: So for your birthday on Saturday, there’s a great French movie at the
    Bob: There’s a baseball game on Saturday night.
    Cheryl: Or there’s a play at the Arts Center at 8:00 p.m. Life Is a Dream.
    Bob: The Tigers are playing the Giants. You know, baseball?
    Cheryl: Oh, look! There’s a Mozart concert on Saturday. Would you like to go?
    Bob: What time?
    Cheryl: Half past seven.
    Bob: The ball game’s at 7:00.
    Cheryl: Oh, wow! There’s a talk by the writer Ellen Lee at the University on . . .
    Bob: On Saturday night. Is your birthday on Saturday?
    Cheryl: No. It’s your birthday. Would you like to go to a baseball game for your
    Bob: A baseball game! That sounds great!
    Interview: Do you know what time it is?
    Interviewer: Do you know what time it is?
    Lorayn: Five o’clock.
    Interviewer: Could you tell me what time it is?
    Vanessa: Sure. Um, it is 10:30.
    Interviewer: Excuse me. Do you have the time?
    Stephan: Oh, sure. It’s 4:15.
    Interviewer: Thank you.
    Stephan: You’re welcome.
    Interviewer: Could you tell me what time it is?
    Blanche: It is . . .
    Herb: I can’t.
    Blanche: It is ten minutes to twelve.
    Interviewer: Great. Thanks so much.
    Blanche: You’re welcome.
    Interviewer: What movie do you want to see?
    Alexandra: I want to see National Treasure.
    Interviewer: And what time is the movie?
    Alexandra: It is at six o’clock.
    Interviewer: By the way, what time is it now?
    Alexandra: Um . . . it is 5:30.
    Interviewer: So you’re right on time.
    Alexandra: I am.
    Interviewer: Could you tell me what time it is?
    Angelique: I actually don’t wear a watch, so I’m not really sure.
    Interviewer: Do you know what the date is?
    Angelique: I believe it’s the 29th of September.

    Let's make a date [Unit 5]

     it's early in the evening

    Unite 6 Clothes

    1  a skirt
    2 a sweater
    3 a tie
    4 a jacket
    5 a shirt
    6 shoes
    7 a dress
    8 a suit
    9 a blouse
    10 pants

    this sweater / that sweater
    these ties / those ties
    there is ties

    Tina likes these shoes.
    Lisa wants that shirt.
    Rob needs a book.
    Now he has book.

    1 white
    2 black
    3 red
    4 orange
    5 yellow
    6 green
    7 blue
    8 purple
    9 gray
    10 brown
    11 small
    12 medium
    13 large
    14 extra large

    My shoes are brown.
    My shirt is medium.

    I don't want extra large.
    You don't need extra large.
    They don't have extra large.

    He doesn't want red shirts.
    She doesn't like red shirts.
    He doesn't need red shirts.
    She doesn't have red shirts.

    a long skirt
    tight shoes
    a red and black tie

    a clean shirt / clean shirts / NOT cleans shirts.
    It's a long skirt. NOT It's a skirt long.

     Joe's shoes are old. He needs new shoes.

    What do you need? (A blue and white tie.)
    What does she want? (New shoes.)

    Why do they want that suit? (Because it's nice.)
    Why does he like this tie? (Because it's green.)

    Which sweater do you want? (The blue one.)
    Which shoes does she like? (The black ones.)

    A: What do you think of this jacket?
    B: I think it's nice. What about you?
    A: Well, it's nice, but it's a little tight.
    B: Let's keep looking.

    Be sure to recycle this language.



    Be sure to recycle this language.

    Do you want _?
    Do you like this / that _ ?
    Do you need [a gray] _?
    What do you need / like / want / have?
    Which _ do you _?
    Why do you _ these I those _?

    What do you need?
    I need a white blouse for work, and my children need shoes for school. Let's go to the Emporium. They have a great sale.

    Unit 6 Sitcom: Do you like this blouse?

    Bob and Paul are watching a ball game on TV at Cherylʼs apartment. Cheryl tries
    to get their opinions on the clothes she bought.
    Cheryl: Do you like this blouse?
    Bob: Yes.
    Paul: That blouse is beautiful!
    Cheryl: Thank you! What about these shoes? Do you like them?
    Bob: I like those shoes.
    Paul: I really like those shoes.
    Cheryl: And what about this dress?
    Bob: I really like that dress!
    Cheryl: You do?
    Bob: You look like a movie star—Julia Roberts!
    Cheryl: I see. And this skirt?
    Bob: That skirt is very nice.
    Cheryl: Bob. Bob!
    Bob: What?!
    Cheryl: What about these sweaters?
    Bob: I like those sweaters. Those sweaters are beautiful!
    Paul: I really like those sweaters. They’re really nice.
    Cheryl: Thank you!
    Interview: Do you like that color?
    Interviewer: That’s a nice sweater.
    San: Why, thank you.
    Interviewer: That’s a nice color shirt.
    Dan: Thank you very much.
    Interviewer: That’s a really nice tie you’re wearing.
    Martin: Thank you. I like it too.
    Interviewer: Is that a new blouse?
    Vanessa: Yes, it is. My sister bought it for me.
    Interviewer: Do you like that color?
    Dan: I do. Navy blue’s my favorite color.
    Interviewer: Do you often wear black?
    Lorayn: Not always. Red’s another favorite color of mine.
    Interviewer: Is green a favorite color of yours?
    Martin: Yes. I also like yellow too.
    Interviewer: What other colors do you like to wear?
    San: I like wearing blue. Um, I like wearing purples and white.
    Interviewer: I like that color. Do you like that color?
    Vanessa: I like it very much.
    Interviewer: Do you mind if I ask you a question?
    Lorayn: Not at all.
    Interviewer: Do you need new shoes?
    Lorayn: I always need new shoes.
    San: I always need new shoes.
    Natalie: Yes. A woman always needs new shoes.
    Interviewer: Tell me, do you need a new pair of shoes?
    Martin: I don’t think so.

    Unite 7 Activities

    1 get up
    2 get dressed
    3 brush my teeth
    4 comb / brush my hair
    5 shave
    6 put on makeup
    7 eat breakfast
    8 come home
    9 make dinner
    10 study
    11 watchTV
    12 get undressed
    13 take a shower / a bath
    14 go to bed

    eat lunch at 12:00


    Add -s to the base form of most verbs
    gets  shaves  combs

    Add -es to verbs that end in -s, -sh, -ch, or -x.
    brushes  watches

    When do you take a shower? (In the morning.)
    What time does she get up? (Before 7:00 A.M.)

    A: Are you a morning person or an evening person?
    B: Me? I'm definitely an evening person.
    A: And why do you say that?
    B: Well, I get up after ten in the morning. And I go to bed after two. What about you?
    A: I'm a morning person. I get up before six.

    When do you ___?
    What time do you ___?
    What about your [parents]?

    1 exercises
    2 take a nap
    3 listen to music
    4 read
    5 play soccer
    6 check e-mail
    7 go out for dinner
    8 go to the movies
    9 go fishing
    10 visit friends

    I always play soccer on Saturday.
    I usually check e-mail in the evening.
    I sometimes go fishing on weekends.
    I never take a nap in the afternoon.

    When do you visit friends?
    I usually visit friends on Saturday.

    A: What's your typical day like?
    B: Well, I usually go to work at 9 :00 and
    come home at 6:00.
    A: And what do you do in your free time?
    B: I sometimes read or watch TV. What
    about you?
    A: Pretty much the same.

    Be sure to recycle this language.

    Time expressions
    in the morning
    in the afternoon
    in the evening
    at night
    on [Friday]

    1 wash the dishes
    2 clean the house
    3 do the laundry
    4 take out the garbage
    5 go shopping

    How often do you take out the garbage?
    I take out the garbage every day.

    How often does she go shopping?
    About twice a week. / She goes shopping on Saturdays.

    Other time expressions

    once a week
    twice a week
    three times a week

    John goes shopping twice a week.

    Who washes the dishes in your family?
    I do. / My sister does.
    We do. / My grandparents do.

    In Conversation , who washes the dishes?

    Her husband does.

    A: So how often do you do the laundry?
    B: About twice a week. How about you?
    A: Me? I never do the laundry. Could I ask another question?
    B: Sure.
    A: Who cleans the house?
    B: Oh, that's my brother's job.

    Do you want any of them? Why?
    I want the Roomba because it cleans the house.

    1Does he have grandchildren?
    a Yes, he has two sons.
    b Yes, he does.
    2 Where's the pharmacy?
    a Don't walk. Take the bus.
    b It's around the corner.
    3 Are we late?
    a Yes, you're early.
    b Yes. It's 10:00.
    4 When's the play?
    a On Saturday.
    b At the school.
    5 Do you like this suit?
    a Yes, I do.
    b Yes, it is.
    6 How do you go to work?
    a I walk.
    b Walk.

    Be sure to recycle this language.
    What time?
    Let's go!
    Good idea.

    a meeting
    a party
    a game
    a dinner
    your own idea _

    Unit 7 Sitcom: Welcome to my new apartment.

    Cherylʼs mother comes to visit Cheryl at her new apartment.
    Cheryl: Hi.
    Mother: Hi.
    Cheryl: Welcome to my new apartment, Mom!
    Mother: I liked your old apartment at 24 Oak Street better.
    Cheryl: That’s because you live at 22 Oak Street.
    Mother: Your old apartment had such a nice view.
    Cheryl: The view here is nice too, Mom. The park is just across the street. And my
    office is around the corner.
    Mother: Nice refrigerator. It’s very small, isn’t it?
    Cheryl: The refrigerator?
    Mother: The kitchen.
    Cheryl: It’s a little small, but I like it. There’s the dining room, the office, and the
    living room.
    Mother: The chairs are nice. I like the sofa. Why’s the dresser in the living room?
    Cheryl: There’s no place else for it to go.
    Mother: But where are the other rooms, honey?
    Cheryl: Mom, it’s a studio apartment. There are no other rooms.
    Mother: This is it?
    Cheryl: This is it!
    Mother: But where’s the bedroom?
    Cheryl: Ta da!
    Mother: I’m afraid to ask about the bathroom.
    Cheryl: Oh, Mom! I think it’s nice.
    Interview: Do you live in a house or an apartment?
    Interviewer: Do you live in a house or an apartment?
    Rob: I live in an apartment.
    Chris: I live in a house.
    Christiane: I live in an apartment.
    Interviewer: And do you have a large living room?
    Catherine: I would say medium-sized.
    Interviewer: And what sorts of furniture do you have in your living room?
    Rob: We have a sofa and a lounge chair and a coffee table and a television set.
    Interviewer: Does your apartment have a lot of windows?
    Emma: Actually in every room there is a window.
    Interviewer: Does your apartment have a balcony?
    Christiane: No, my apartment does not have a balcony.
    Interviewer: How about a garden?
    Catherine: We do have a backyard.
    Interviewer: What appliances are there in your kitchen?
    Chris: We’ve got a cooker, a microwave. We’ve got a fridge and a freezer, but in
    fact we’ve got everything apart from a dishwasher.
    Interviewer: And a cooker. What’s a cooker?
    Chris: A stove.
    Interviewer: Do you like your apartment?
    Rob: I love my apartment.
    Christiane: Yes, I like my apartment a lot.
    Interviewer: And why?
    Christiane: Because I painted it in my colors, and it’s my home and my little

    On the Weekend [Unit 7]

    On the weekend,
    when we go out,
    there is always so much joy and laughter.
    On the weekend,
    we never think about
    the days that come before and after.
    He gets up every morning.
    Without warning, the bedside clock rings the alarm.
    So he gets dressed—
    he does his best to be on time.
    He combs his hair, goes down the stairs,
    and makes some breakfast.
    A bite to eat, and he feels fine.
    Yes, he’s on his way
    to one more working day.

    On Thursday night,
    when he comes home from work,
    he gets undressed, and if his room’s a mess,
    he cleans the house. Sometimes he takes a rest.
    Maybe he cooks something delicious,
    and when he’s done
    he washes all the pots and dishes,
    then goes to bed.
    He knows the weekend’s just ahead.

    Unit 8 Home and Neighborhood

    Where do you live?

    Where does your mother work?

    She lives in an apartment.
    They live in a house.
    I work in an office.

    I live at 50 Main Street.
    He works at the bookstore.
    They study at the new English School.

    Her house is on Bank Street.
    We go to school on 34  Avenue.
    I work on the tenth floor.

    A: Do you live far from here?
    B: No. About fifteen minutes by bus.
    A: And is the neighborhood nice?
    B: Yes, it is. My apartment is near a park and a mall.
    A: Really? My apartment is next to an airport!

    Where do you [go shopping]?
    Where do you [go out for dinner]?

    There's a small bedroom downstairs.
    There are three large bedrooms upstairs.
    There's a large closet and two windows.
    There are two windows and a large closet.
    There's no kitchen.
    There are no elevators.

    How many bathrooms are there? (There are two.)
    How many bedrooms do you have? (We have three.)

     A: Do you live in a house or an apartment?
    B: An apartment.
    A: What's it like?
    B: Well, there are three large bedrooms,
    and it has a large kitchen.
    A: Sounds nice!


    What's in your living room?
    My living room has a sofa and two chairs, and there's a large bookcase.



    A: This is a nice sofa. What do you think?
    B: Actually, I think it's beautiful.
    A: And what about this lamp?
    B: I don't know. I'm not sure.

    Be sure to recycle this language.

    I like this_ .
    I don't like this _ .

    I like Ms. Espinel's house. There's a big garden. My house doesn't have a garden.

    Mr. Korean lives in an apartment. I live in an apartment, too.
    His apartment has one bathroom, but my apartment has two.

    Unit 8 Sitcom: What do you do in the morning?

    Paul and Marie talk about their daily activities.
    Marie: Paul, you’re late again.
    Paul: Sorry. I never get up before 8:45.
    Marie: 8:45?! That’s late!
    Paul: What time do you get up?
    Marie: 5:00 a.m.
    Paul: 5:00 a.m.?! That’s early! What do you do in the morning?
    Marie: Well, after I get up I usually make breakfast, take out the garbage, do the
    laundry . . .
    Paul: The laundry?
    Marie: Yes. Then I read the newspaper, check my e-mail, sometimes I take a nap . . .
    Paul: You take a nap in the morning?!
    Marie: Just fifteen minutes. On Monday, Wednesday, and Friday I exercise. And
    on the other days I clean the house. Then I take a shower, get dressed, put
    on my makeup, and go to work.
    Paul: Wow. You never sleep late?
    Marie: On the weekends I sleep ’til 6:00.
    Paul: That’s really late. You do laundry in the morning?
    Marie: And the evening. Why, when do you do the laundry?
    Paul: Usually in March. And September.
    Interview: What do you usually do during the week?
    Interviewer: And could you tell me what you usually do during the week?
    Angelique: Usually during the week, um . . . , I mean, I go to a couple of films. I
    like to go to the movies, independent films.
    Interviewer: How often do you do laundry?
    Jessica: As little as possible.
    Interviewer: Do you take a nap in the afternoon?
    Deepti: I don’t take a nap in the afternoon. I don’t get a chance to.
    Interviewer: What time do you usually eat breakfast?
    Alvino: Between 6:30 and 7:00.
    Interviewer: What time do you usually eat lunch?
    Blanche: At noon.
    Interviewer: What about dinner. When?
    Jessica: Dinner . . . I love to have dinner around 6:00, which is not too late,
    because if it’s too late I can’t sleep. So, most of the time around 6:00, 7:00.
    Interviewer: So, would you say you’re a morning person or an evening person?
    Lisa: More of an evening person.
    Interviewer: And why do you say that?
    Lisa: I think that it takes me a really long time to wake up, so usually anything
    after 12:00 I’m good to go, and by 7:00 I’m like at full energy.

    Unit 9 Activities and Plans

    1 It's sunny.
    2 It's cloudy.
    3 It's windy.
    4 It's raining.
    5 It's snowing.
    6 It's hot.
    7 It's cold.
    8 lt'swarm.
    9 It's cool. 

    I'm studying.
    I'm not eating.
    You're shaving.
    You're not making lunch. [OR You aren't making lunch.]
    She's taking a bath.
    She's not taking a shower. [OR She isn't taking a shower.]
    It's raining.
    It's not snowing. [OR It isn't snowing.]
    We're watching TV.
    We're not reading. [OR We aren't reading.]
    They're exercising.
    They're not taking a nap. [OR They aren't taking a nap.]

    Are you eating right now?
    Is she taking the bus?
    Is it raining?
    Are they walking?

    Yes, I am. / No, I'm not.
    Yes, she is. / No, she's not. [OR No, she isn't.]
    Yes, it is. / No, it's not. [OR No, it isn't.]
    Yes, they are. / No, they're not. [OR No, they aren't.]

    What is she wearing? (A long black skirt.)
    Where is he driving? (To work.)
    What are you doing? (We're checking e-mail.)
    Where are they going? (They're going to the movies.)

    BUT: Note the different word order when who is the subject.
    Who is working? (Ben.)

    It's 8:20. What's Mike doing?
    He's eating breakfast.

    base form > present participle
    talk  > talking
    read > reading
    watch > watching
    make > making
    taking > taking
    come > coming
    get > getting

    shop > shopping
    get > getting
    put > putting

    A: Hello?
    B: Hi, Grace. This is jessica. What are you doing?
    A: Well, actually, I'm doing the laundry right now.
    B: Oh, I'm sorry. Should I call you back later?
    A: Yes, thanks. Talk to you later. Bye.
    B: Bye.

    Actions in the present
    Are you watching TV right now?
    I'm not studying English this year.
    She's working at home this week.

    Future plans
    I'm buying shoes tomorrow.
    They're cleaning the house on Friday, not today.
    Janet's meeting Bill at 5:00 this afternoon. 

     A: So what are you doing this weekend?
    B: I'm not sure. What about you?
    A: Well, on Saturday, if the weather is good, I'm
    meeting Pam in the park.
    B: Do you want to get together on Sunday?
    I'm not doing anything special.
    A: Sure! Call me Sunday morning.

    Be sure to recycle this language.

    Time expressions
    on [Friday]
    this [afternoon]
    in the [evening]
    the day after tomorrow

    Weather expressions
    if it's raining
    if it's snowing
    if it's hot I cold
    if it's windy
    if it's sunny

    Ways to agree
    Good idea!

    Unit 9 Sitcom: What are you doing this weekend?

    Cheryl and Marie try to make plans for the weekend.
    Marie: What are you doing this weekend? Do you want to go shopping with me?
    Cheryl: That sounds great. When do you want to go?
    Marie: How about Saturday morning?
    Cheryl: I’m making breakfast for some friends at 9:00. Then I’m doing laundry
    from 11:00 to noon.
    Marie: Saturday afternoon?
    Cheryl: I’m taking an art class from 1:00 to 3:00. How about 3:30?
    Marie: No, I’m exercising with a friend from 3:00 to 4:00. Then I’m going to the
    movies at 5:00 with my sister.
    Cheryl: Sunday morning?
    Marie: I’m visiting my parents until 10:00. Then I’m meeting a friend at the art
    museum until 1:00. Sunday afternoon?
    Cheryl: I’m going to a baseball game with Bob at 1:00. How about late afternoon?
    Marie: Around 5:00?
    Cheryl: Great.
    Bob: Hey. Do you want to play basketball tomorrow?
    Paul: OK.
    Interview: What are you doing this evening?
    Interviewer: What are you planning to do this evening?
    Joe: This evening I’m planning to go to, um, dinner with friends and maybe some
    Martin: I think I’ll stay home and have my dinner.
    Interviewer: So what are you going to do this weekend?
    San: I am going to go to, um, the park and maybe see a movie and hang out with
    my friends.
    Martin: Um, I’m going to an opera.
    Interviewer: That’s interesting. And, uh, will you be going with anyone?
    Martin: Uh, with a colleague in the office and her husband.
    Interviewer: Next month. Do you have any big plans coming up?
    Stephan: Um, I don’t have major plans coming up next month. I usually go week by week.
    San: Next Monday I will, um, probably be in the office working. Um, after work
    I’ll probably go out and have something to eat and go to dinner and, um, come
    home and watch TV.

    Unit 10 Food

    1 an egg
    2 an onion
    3 an apple
    4 an orange
    5 a lemon
    6 a banana
    7 a tomato
    8  a potato
    9 a pepper
    10 beans
    11 peas

    I don't like bananas, but I really like apples.

    How many onions are there? (Ten or twelve.)
    How many apples are there in the refrigerator? (I'm not sure. Maybe two.)
    Are there any lemons? (Yes, there are. OR Yes. There are three.)
    (No, there aren't. OR No. There aren't any.)

    What do you think?
    Sounds great.
    We don't have __.
    I don't like __.

    1 water
    2 coffee
    3 tea
    5 milk
    4 juice
    6 soda

    7 bread
    8 pasta
    9 rice
    10 cheese
    11 meat
    12 chicken
    13 fish
    14 oil
    15 butter
    16 sugar
    17 salt
    18 pepper

    I like cheese.
    Not me. I really don't like cheese
    Me too! Cheese is my favorite food!

    Count nouns name things you can count.
    They can be singular or plural.
    I want an apple.
    I like bananas.
    We have three tomatoes on the shelf.

    Non-count nouns name things you can not count. They are not singular or plural.
    Be careful!
    I don't eat sugar.
    Rice is good for you.
    Cheese is my favorite food.

    How much bread does she want? (NOT How many bread does she want?)
    How much milk is there? (NOT How many milk is there?)
    Is there any butter? Yes, there is./ No, there isn't. OR No. There isn't any.

    Use How many with plural count nons.
    How many apples are there?

    Be sure to recycle this language.

    Would you like _ ?
    Sure. / No thanks.

    Unit 10 Sitcom: Tonight, Iʼm cooking.


    Cheryl, Marie, and Bob are in the kitchen, where Bob is making soup.
    Bob: Tonight, I’m cooking.
    Cheryl: What are you making?
    Bob: Bob’s Famous Vegetable Soup. Do you have any vegetables?
    Cheryl: I have some onions, tomatoes . . .
    Bob: How many tomatoes?
    Cheryl: Two. I have some beans, some peas, one cabbage, and a potato.
    Bob: Great!
    Cheryl: You want them all?
    Bob: It’s vegetable soup. Pass those bananas, please.
    Marie: Bananas are fruit.
    Bob: Yes.
    Marie: You put bananas in your vegetable soup?!
    Bob: Sounds good, doesn’t it? Now do you have any sugar?
    Cheryl: Yes.
    Bob: And I need a lemon. Oh, and do you have any coffee?
    Cheryl: Do you have a recipe for this?
    Bob: Go watch TV, please.
    (One hour later)
    Bob: Come. Have a taste.
    Cheryl: This is . . . delicious! Bob, you’re a great cook!
    Marie: The coffee and bananas are great!
    Interview: What do you like to eat and drink?


    Interviewer: Tell me, what beverages do you like to drink?
    Ian: Um, coffee, tea, milk, uh, water.
    James: I like to drink iced tea—iced tea and water.
    Interviewer: How about, um, the foods that you like to eat? Could you tell me some foods that you like to eat?
    Dan: Uh, fish and rice.
    Interviewer: How often do you eat carrots?
    Natalie: I usually eat a salad every day, and in the salad I put carrots.
    Interviewer: Do you, um, eat a lot of soup, for example?
    James: Yes, a lot of soup.
    Dan: Yeah. I have soup occasionally.
    Lorayn: In the winter I eat a lot of soup, actually.
    Matt: No. I don’t eat a lot of soup.
    Interviewer: Could you tell me some items that are in your fridge right now?
    James: Uh, let’s see. Well, we’ve always got a lot of vegetables because we eat a big salad every day.
    Ian: Uh, bread, cheese, eggs.
    Interviewer: What time do you plan to eat lunch today?
    Dan: Uh, maybe around 3:00.
    Interviewer: So what do you want for dinner tonight?
    Lorayn: I would really like sushi for dinner tonight.

    Fruit Salad, Baby [Unit 10]

    You never eat eggs for breakfast.
    You don’t drink coffee or tea.
    I always end up cooking for you
    when you’re here with me.
    I want to make something delicious,
    ’cause I like you a lot.
    I’m checking my refrigerator,
    and this is what I’ve got:
    How about a fruit salad, baby apples,
    oranges, bananas too?
    Well, here you go now, honey.
    Good food coming up for me and you.
    Are there any cans or bottles
    or boxes on the shelf?
    I put my dishes on the counter.
    I mix everything well.
    Chop and drain it.
    Slice and dice it.
    Mix and serve
    with an ounce of love.
    Pass your glass.
    What are you drinking?
    Tell me what dish
    I am thinking of?

    Unit 11 Food

    the day before yesterday
    last week
    last month
    last year
    last Tuesday

    two days ago
    two weeks ago
    two months ago
    two years ago

    GRAMMAR The past tense of be

    I was at school yesterday.
    He wasn't at school yesterday.
    She was at school yesterday.

    We were at home.
    you weren't at home.
    They were at home.

    It was cloudy yesterday.
    There was a concert last night.
    There were two movies last weekend.

    Was he at work yesterday?
    Where was the party last night?
    When was she in Italy?
    Were they students in the eighties?
    Where were they last weekend?
    When were you at the bookstore?

    BUT: When who is the subject:
    Who was at the party? (Adam was.)

    A: Where were you last night?
    B: What time?
    A: At about 8:00.
    B: I was at home. Why?
    A: Because there was a great party at Celia's house.
    B: There was? Too bad I wasn't there!

    He liked the movie.
    He didn't like the concert.
    Did he watch TV last night?
    Yes, he did(didn't).

    What did you do last weekend?
    Where did you go?
    When did he get home last night?
    How many cups of coffee did she drink?
    How often did you take a nap?
    Who did they see yesterday?
    Who went to the mall this morning? (We did.)

    Irregular verb's

    buy - bought
    come - came
    cut - cut
    do - did
    drink - drank
    drive - drove
    eat - ate
    get - got
    go - went
    have - had
    make - made
    put - put
    read - read
    say - said
    see - saw
    take - took
    think - thought
    write - wrote

    A: So what did you do yesterday?
    B: Well, I got up at seven, I made breakfast, and then I went to work.
    A: What about after work? Did you do anything special?
    B: Not really. I just made dinner and watched a movie.

    Don't stop! Ask more questions.
    Did you [do the dishes]?
    Who [took out the garbage]?
    When did you [go to the movies]?

    1 go to the beach
    2 go running
    3 go bike riding
    4 go for a walk
    5 go swimming
    6 go for a drive

    How often do you go to the beach?

    A: Did you have a good weekend?
    B: Let me think . ... Oh, yeah. We had a great weekend.
    A: What did you do?
    B: Well, on Saturday we went bike riding and to a movie. Then on Sunday, we went for a drive. What about you?
    B: Well, the weather was great, so we went for a walk on Saturday. And on Sunday we went to the beach.


    Be sure to recycle this language.


    Unit 11 Sitcom: How was your trip?


    Dr. Anderson discusses her trip to London with Marie.
    Marie: Well, hello, Dr. Anderson! Welcome back.
    Dr. Anderson: Thank you very much.
    Marie: How was your trip to London?
    Dr. Anderson: It was fine, thank you.
    Marie: Did you visit lots of museums?
    Dr. Anderson: No. I didn’t visit any.
    Marie: Did you eat in some good restaurants?
    Dr. Anderson: No. I ate in the same bad restaurant every day.
    Marie: Did you see any plays or concerts?
    Dr. Anderson: No. But I watched TV in the hotel room at night.
    Marie: Did you take some nice walks around London?
    Dr. Anderson: Actually, no. I sat in a chair for four days.
    Marie: Dr. Anderson, that doesn’t sound like a very nice vacation.
    Dr. Anderson: Vacation? I went to London for business, not for vacation. I met
    doctors from all over the world. We talked about new medicines, and I gave two speeches. I always ate at the hotel restaurant. So I actually never left the hotel.
    Marie: But, Dr. Anderson, you were in London and you didn’t see the city.
    Dr. Anderson: No. But it looked nice from the airplane.
    Interview: What did you do last weekend?


    Interviewer: What did you do last weekend?
    Alvino: I worked.
    Rob: Last weekend I went running in the park. I had drinks with friends. I read the paper. I relaxed.
    Maiko: I went to see a movie, and, um . . . yes, with my friend, and I went to have some dinner with her.
    Interviewer: How about yesterday? What did you do yesterday?
    Mauro: Well, yesterday it rained all day in New York, so I just went to the public library.
    Interviewer: This past weekend, what was the weather like?
    Alvino: It was nice, sunny, pleasant.
    Interviewer: Yeah? So you enjoyed it?
    Alvino: Yes, I did.
    Interviewer: You were outside?
    Alvino: I was outside working, yes, but enjoying it.
    Maiko: It was . . . oh, last weekend it was not too good. Uh, it was rainy, but I think Sunday was pretty good. It was sunny.
    Rob: The weather was great.
    Interviewer: That sounds really nice.
    Rob: It was really nice.
    Interviewer: Did you have a good time?
    Rob: I did have a good time.

    Unit 12 Food

    1 black
    2 brown
    3 red
    4 blonde
    5 gray
    6 white
    7 dark
    8 light
    9 straight
    10 wavy
    11 curly
    12 long
    13 short
    14 bald
    15 a mustache
    16 a beard

    With be
    Her eyes are blue.
    Their hair is gray.
    Her eyelashes are long and dark.

    With have
    She has blue eyes.
    They have gray hair.
    She has long, dark eyelashes.

    1 He burned(burn) his finger.
    2 She hurt(hurt) her back.
    3 She cut(cut) her hand.
    4 He broke(break) his arm.
    5 He fell(fall) down.

    A: Hey, Evan. What happened?
    B: I broke my ankle.
    A: I'm sorry to hear that. Does it hurt?
    B: Actually, no. It doesn't.

    That's too bad.

    1 a headache
    2 a stomachache
    3 an earache
    4 a toothache
    5 a backache
    6 a cold
    7 a sore throat
    8 a fever
    9 a cough
    10 a runny nose

    I had a headache last week.
    Really? I never have headaches.


    1 take something
    2 liedown
    3 have some tea
    4 see a doctor I a dentist

    He should take something.
    He shouldn't go to work.

    I don't feel well.
    I feel terrible.
    I don't feel so good.

    A: I don't feel well.
    B: What's wrong?
    A: I have a headache.
    B: Oh, that's too bad. You really should take something.
    A: Good idea. Thanks.
    B: I hope you feel better.

    VIDEO SCRIPT Sitcom: She has a fever.

    Marie pretends to be sick.
    Marie: I’m meeting my sister for lunch.
    Cheryl: Aren’t you having lunch with Mr. Evans?
    Marie: Oh, no! I forgot! Tell him I don’t feel well and I’m going to the doctor.
    Paul: OK.
    (Marie leaves.)
    Mr. Evans: Is Marie here?
    Cheryl: Uh, no. She’s not feeling so well.
    Bob: She went to the doctor.
    Paul: She has a fever. And a headache. And a stomachache. And a toothache.
    Mr. Evans: That sounds bad!
    (Marie reenters.)
    Marie: I need my jacket.
    Mr. Evans: You do look awful!
    Marie: I do?
    Mr. Evans: Well, with your fever . . .
    Marie: Fever? Oh, yes, fever.
    Mr. Evans: And a headache!
    Marie: Ohhh!
    Mr. Evans: And a stomachache!
    Marie: Oooh.
    Mr. Evans: And a toothache!
    Marie: Ow!!!
    Mr. Evans: You’re not going anywhere. Stay right here. I’m calling the doctor.
    Marie: Yes. Thank you, Mr. Evans. (to her colleagues) Thank you very much.
    Interview: What do your parents look like?


    Interviewer: Could you describe your parents for me?
    Jessica: My dad is like this tall. He has already white hair, big ears, and is very
    handsome. And my mom is a little smaller than me, and she has black
    straight hair and is very beautiful, and has big blue eyes.
    Interviewer: Could you tell me what one of your brothers looks like?
    Martin: Um, looks like me a little bit. The other one looks more like my mother.
    Interviewer: Could you describe them a little bit—their hair, their eyes?
    Martin: Uh, they both have black hair and brown eyes, just like me.
    Interviewer: Now, do you have any siblings?
    Angelique: Yes. I have an older brother.
    Interviewer: So is he a handsome guy?
    Angelique: I would think so, yes. I think he’s very handsome, but he’s my brother, so . . .
    Interviewer: And how about your sisters? Are they pretty?
    Martin: I say they’re pretty.

    My Favorite Day [Unit 11]

    Last night we walked together.
    It seems so long ago.
    And we just talked and talked.
    Where did the time go?
    We saw the moonlit ocean
    across the sandy beach.
    The waves of summer fell,
    barely out of reach.
    Yes, that was then,
    and this is now,
    and all I do is think about yesterday,
    my favorite day of the week.
    When I woke up this morning,
    my feelings were so strong.
    I put my pen to paper,
    and I wrote this song.
    I’m glad I got to know you.
    You really made me smile.
    My heart belonged to you
    for a little while.
    It was wonderful to be with you.
    We had so much to say.
    It was awful when we waved good-bye.
    Why did it end that way?

    Unit 13 Food

    Tom sings well
    Ryan sings badly.

     1 sing
    2 design
    3 play the guitar/the violin
    4 swim
    5 ski
    6 cook
    7 sew
    8 knit
    9 draw
    10 paint
    11 drive
    12 fix things

    I sing well, but I play the violin badly.
    Ann sings well, but she plays the violin badly.


    Be sure to recycle this language.

    What do you [draw]? I draw [people].
    When do you [ski]? I ski [every weekend].
    Where do you [sing]? I sing [in the shower].

    1 She's busy.
    2 They're not hungry.
    3 She's full.
    4 He's tired.
    5 It's early.
    6 It's late.

    Last week, I worked late every day. I was so tired.

    I'm too busy. I can't talk right now.
    I'm too tired. Let's not go to the movies.
    It's too late. I should go to bed.

    Could you wash the dishes?
    Could you please wash the dishes?

    1 Could you please open the window?
    2 Could you please close the door?
    3 Could you please turn on the light?
    4 Could you please turn off the TV?
    5 Could you please hand me my glasses?
    6 Could you please help me?

    A: Could you do me a favor?
    B: Of course.
    A: Could you please close the window?
    B: Sure. No problem.

    No problem.
    Of course.
    My pleasure.

    Don't stop!  Give a reason.
    It's cold/hot.
    I'm making lunch.

    I'm going to bed.
    I'm too tired.

    Sitcom: Could you do me a favor?

    Mr. Evans requests Marie to do a few things for him.
    Mr. Evans: Marie, could you do me a favor? I’m having lunch with a client in an hour, and I spilled coffee on my tie. Could you go to the store and buy a new tie for me?
    Marie: Sure, no problem.
    Mr. Evans: And can you get a newspaper for me at the store on the corner?
    Marie: Yup.
    Mr. Evans: This coffee is cold. Could you buy me a cup of coffee, too?
    Marie: Sure.
    Mr. Evans: Also, this shirt doesn’t look very nice. Can you buy me a new shirt?
    Marie: Of course.
    Mr. Evans: Could you get me a new suit, too?
    Marie: Yes.
    Mr. Evans: And can you play the violin for me after lunch?
    Marie: Certainly.
    Mr. Evans: Could you fix my car tonight?
    Marie: Yes, sir.
    Mr. Evans: You didn’t hear me at all, did you?
    Marie: I’m sorry, what did you say?
    Mr. Evans: Nothing. Nothing. I’m going to the store to buy a new tie.
    Marie: OK.
    (Mr. Evans leaves.)
    Marie: Can I fix his car tonight? Yeah, right.

    Interview: Can you play a musical instrument?

    Interviewer: Tell me a little bit about yourself. Can you play a musical instrument?
    Elli: Not at all. I wish I could, but I sing.
    Matt: Yes, I can play the guitar.
    Interviewer: And when did you learn?
    Matt: Um, I started playing the guitar when I was in fifth grade, which is about age eleven, I’d say.
    Interviewer: And was it hard to learn?
    Matt: Uh, just takes a lot of practice.
    Interviewer: Any other musical instruments?
    Stephan: I used to play the drums when I was, uh, younger.
    San: I cannot play a musical instrument. Um, but I like to dance, so that’s kind of related to music.
    Interviewer: Can you swim or ski or knit?
    Vanessa: Um, I jog. I like to jog. I’m trying to do a marathon, so I’ve been running.
    I’m up to five miles. So I run as much as I can every day.
    Interviewer: Do you speak any foreign languages?
    Stephan: Yes, I do. I speak, uh, five foreign languages.
    Interviewer: My goodness. That’s a lot. Could you tell me which ones?
    Stephan: My native language is Greek, um, and I also speak English, French,
    Spanish, and Italian.
    Interviewer: Can you knit or ski or paint or cook?
    San: Yes to a lot of those things. I can cook a little bit. Um, I can ride a bike. I can, um . . . oh gosh, it’s hard to name a lot . . . all the things that you can do when you don’t . . . that you take for granted. Um, I can play sports. Um, I can, um, play poker.

    She Can’t Play Guitar [Unit 13]

    She can paint a pretty picture.
    She can draw well every day.
    She can dance and she can sing,
    but she can’t play guitar.
    She can sew a dress so nicely,
    and she does it beautifully.
    She can knit a hundred sweaters,
    but she can’t play guitar.
    And now it’s too late.
    She thinks it’s too hard.
    Her happy smile fades,
    ’cause she can’t play guitar.
    She can drive around the city.
    She can fix a broken car.
    She can be a great mechanic,
    but she can’t play guitar.
    And she says, “Could you please help me?
    When did you learn? Was it hard? Not at all?
    Are my hands too small?”
    She can cook a meal so nicely in the kitchen,
    and there are lots of things that she does well,
    but she can’t play guitar.

    Unit 14 Food


     1 be born
    2 grow up
    3 go to school
    4 move
    5 study
    6 graduate

    1 architecture
    2 medicine
    3 psychology
    4 business
    5 education
    6 mathematics/math
    7 information technology
    8 nursing
    9 engineering
    10 law

     A: Where were you born?
    B: Here. In New York.
    A: And did you grow up here?
    8: Yes, I did. And you?
    A: I was born in Brasilia.
    8: Did you grow up there?
    A: Actually, no. I grew up in Toronto.

    What are you studying [or What did you study]?
    Did you graduate?

    1 travel
    2 gocamping
    3 gofishing
    4 relax
    5 nang out with friends
    6 sleep late
    7 do nothing

    He's going to relax this weekend.
    He's not going to go camping this weekend.
    Are you going to sleep late tomorrow? Yes, I am. I No, I'm not.
    Is she going to travel to Europe?  Yes, she is. I No, she isn't.
    Are we going to be on time? Yes, we are. I No, we aren't.

    A: Any plans for the weekend?
    B: Not really. I'm just going to hang out with friends. And you?
    A: Actually, I'm going to go camping.

    next week
    after class
    Are you going to _?

    1 get married
    2 have children
    3 retire
    4 change careers

    She'd like to study art.
    They wouldn't like to have children.

    Would you like to change careers? Yes, I would. /No, I wouldn't.
    Would they like to get married? Yes, they would. /No, they wouldn't.

    What would you like to study? (Business.)
    When would they like to retire? (In June.)
    Where would he like to go next weekend? (To the movies.)
    Who would you like to marry? (Elena.)
    BUT: Note the difference in word order when Who is the subject:
    Who would like to study Italian? (I would!)

    A: So what's next for you, Shawn?
    B: What do you mean?
    A: Well, would you like to get married or have children?
    B: Actually, yes. I'd like to get married and have children. What about you?
    A: Me? Actually, I'd like to study art.

    • graduate
    • study [nursing]
    • move to _
    • get a new job
    • meet my future [husband I wife]

    Be sure to recycle this language.

    Tell me about _
    No kidding.

    Sitcom: Iʼd like to get married.

    Bob, Cheryl, Paul, and Marie are sitting in the café, talking about their dreams.
    Marie: I would like to live in China.
    Paul: I’d like to learn to play the guitar.
    Marie: If I can’t live in China, I’m going to learn to speak Chinese.
    Paul: I’m going to write a book.
    Marie: Really? About what?
    Paul: I don’t know. Cooking.
    Marie: You don’t cook.
    Paul: I’ll learn.
    Marie: What about you two? What are your plans?
    Bob: We’re going to go to a movie tonight.
    Marie: No, what are your plans for the future?
    Cheryl: Well, I’d like to get married and have children.
    Marie: What about you, Bob?
    Bob: I’d like to get married and have children, too.
    Marie: Really? You would?
    Paul: You want to get married?!
    Cheryl: Actually, we have some news for you.
    Marie: No! You’re getting married?!
    Bob: We want you to come to the movie with us.
    Marie: Oh.
    Bob: And we’re going to get married.
    Marie: I’m so happy for you!
    Paul: Congratulations! Can we still come to the movie with you?

    Interview: Where were you born?

    Interviewer: So where were you born?
    Lorayn: I was born in New York City.
    Interviewer: And when were you born?
    Lorayn: January 28, 1969.
    Interviewer: And, uh, did you grow up in New York?
    Lorayn: Yes, I did.
    Interviewer: Where and what did you study?
    Joe: Uh, I studied at, uh, Rutgers, uh, in, uh, New Jersey, and I studied psychology.
    Interviewer: What are your future plans?
    Christiane: I will work in America and then maybe move to Thailand.
    Interviewer: Why do you want to move to Thailand?
    Christiane: Because Thailand has beautiful beaches and it’s warm all the time.
    Interviewer: Do you have any thoughts about getting married? Having children? Raising a family?
    Ian: Uh, I’m not up to that yet. No.
    Interviewer: Not even thinking about it?
    Ian: Well, I’m thinking, I . . . but I’m not up to that yet.
    Interviewer: How about, uh, some other thing you might like to do—like learn to play a musical instrument or some other hobby you might like to learn?
    Maiko: OK. Um, I really love skiing so, um . . . but I’m not too good at it, so, um, I’d love to learn more.
    Dan: I’d like to play the violin.
    Ian: I’d like to, uh, learn more about writing. I like writing.

    Top Notch Pop Lyrics - I Wasn’t Born Yesterday [Unit 14]

    I went to school and learned the lessons
    of the human heart.
    I got an education in
    psychology and art.
    It doesn’t matter what you say.
    I know the silly games you play.
    I wasn’t born yesterday.
    I wasn’t born yesterday.
    Well, pretty soon I graduated
    with a good degree.
    It took some time to understand
    the way you treated me,
    and it’s too great a price to pay.
    I’ve had enough, and anyway,
    So you think I’d like to marry you
    and be your pretty wife?
    Well, that’s too bad, I’m sorry, now.
    Grow up and get a life!
    It doesn’t matter what you say.
    I know the silly games you play.

    Top Notch Pop Lyrics






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