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Greeting
A: Hi, how are you doing?
B: I'm fine. How about yourself?
A: I'm pretty good. han!s for as!ing.
B: "o problem. #o how ha$e you been?
A: I'$e been great. %hat about you?
B: I'$e been good. I'm in s&hool right now.
A: %hat s&hool do you go to?
B: I go to '((.
A: )o you li!e it there?
B: It's o!ay. It's a really big &ampus.
A: Good lu&! with s&hool.
B: han! you $ery mu&h.
*. A: How's it going?
B: I'm doing well. How about you?
A: "e$er better, than!s.
B: #o how ha$e you been lately?
A: I'$e a&tually been pretty good. +ou?
B: I'm a&tually in s&hool right now.
A: %hi&h s&hool do you attend?
B: I'm attending '(( right now.
A: Are you en,oying it there?
B: It's not bad. here are a lot of people there.
A: Good lu&! with that.
B: han!s.
-. A: How are you doing today?
B: I'm doing great. %hat about you?
A: I'm absolutely lo$ely, than! you.
B: .$erything's been good with you?
A: I ha$en't been better. How about yourself?
B: I started s&hool re&ently.
A: %here are you going to s&hool?
B: I'm going to '((.
A: How do you li!e it so far?
B: I li!e it so far. /y &lasses are pretty good right now.
A: I wish you lu&!.
B: han!s a lot.
0a$orite musi&
1. A: %hat type of musi& do you li!e to listen to?
B: I li!e listening to different !inds of musi&.
A: 1i!e what, for instan&e?
B: I en,oy 2o&! and 23B.
A: %hy is that?
B: I li!e the different instruments that they use.
A: hat's a good reason to li!e something.
B: +eah, I thin! so too.
*. A: %hat !ind of musi& do you en,oy listening to?
B: I en,oy listening to all !inds of musi&.
A: %hat !ind?
B: I li!e to listen to 2o&! and 23B.
A: %hy do you li!e that type of musi&?
B: I li!e the !inds of instruments that they use.
A: I thin! that's an e4&ellent reason to li!e something.
B: han!s, I feel the same way.
-. A: %hat is your fa$orite !ind of musi&?
B: I listen to $arious types of musi&.
A: %hat genres?
B: I en,oy listening to both 2o&! and 23B.
A: %hat interests you in that type of musi&?
B: I en,oy the different types of instruments that they use.
A: hat is a perfe&t reason to li!e a &ertain !ind of musi&.
B: hat's e4a&tly what I thin! too.
0a$ourite mo$ie
1. A: %hat's your fa$orite mo$ie?
B: /y fa$orite mo$ie is #uperbad.
A: 5h, why is that?
B: It's the funniest mo$ie that I'$e e$er seen.
A: hat's true. It is a $ery funny mo$ie.
B: +ou'$e seen it before?
A: +es, I saw that mo$ie the first day it &ame out in theaters.
B: )idn't you laugh through the whole mo$ie? I did.
A: /e too. hat mo$ie brought tears to my eyes.
B: /ine too.
A: I ha$e it on )6) at my house if you want to &ome o$er and wat&h
it.
B: #ure, let's go.
*. A: %hi&h mo$ie is your fa$orite to wat&h?
B: I ha$e to say, my fa$orite mo$ie is #uperbad.
A: Is that right? %hy?
B: Honestly, it is one of the funniest mo$ies I'$e seen in a long time.
A: +ou're right. hat mo$ie is hilarious.
B: I didn't thin! you saw that mo$ie.
A: I went to see it the day it &ame out.
B: I was laughing through the whole mo$ie.
A: I &ouldn't help laughing, either.
B: #ame here.
A: I bought the mo$ie. %ould you li!e to &ome to my house and
wat&h it?
B: 5f &ourse.
-. A: 5ut of e$ery mo$ie that you'$e seen, whi&h one is your fa$orite?
B: I'm going to ha$e to say that #uperbad is the best mo$ie e$er.
A: +ou thin! so, how &ome?
B: %ell, #uperbad is super funny.
A: +ou're not lying, I found that mo$ie absolutely hilarious.
B: I didn't !now that you saw #uperbad before.
A: I made sure to be in line to see it the first day it &ame out.
B: I &ouldn't !eep from laughing throughout the whole mo$ie.
A: I was laughing hysteri&ally the whole time7 my stoma&h mus&les
hurt afterwards.
B: hat's e4a&tly how I felt.
A: I got the mo$ie when it &ame out on )6), do you want to &ome
o$er?
B: I would lo$e to.
1eisure a&ti$ities
1. A: ell me, what do you en,oy doing in your spare time?
B: I en,oy drawing and painting.
A: +ou !now how to draw and paint?
B: +es, I do.
A: %hen did you learn how to do that?
B: I learned ba&! in high s&hool.
A: 5h, so you too! an art &lass?
B: +eah, I lo$ed that &lass.
A: I see that you're pretty talented.
B: han! you $ery mu&h.
A: I wish I had a talent li!e that.
B: I'm sure you ha$e a talent. It's ,ust hidden.
*. A: %hat !inds of things do you li!e to do?
B: I'$e always li!ed to draw and paint.
A: I didn't !now you !new how to draw and paint.
B: I do it e$ery on&e in a while.
A: How long ha$e you !nown how to do that?
B: I first learned how to do it in high s&hool.
A: )id you ta!e some sort of art &lass or something?
B: hat was my fa$orite &lass.
A: +ou ha$e got to be talented.
B: han!s.
A: If only I was talented.
B: +ou ha$e a talent. +ou ,ust don't !now what it is yet.
-. A: Are there any hobbies you do?
B: %hen I ha$e time, I sometimes draw and paint.
A: 5h, you a&tually do that?
B: .$ery so often, I do.
A: )id you always !now how to draw and paint?
B: I was taught in high s&hool how to draw and paint.
A: +ou had an art &lass?
B: .4a&tly, it was my fa$orite &lass.
A: %ell, it's good that you're so talented.
B: I appre&iate that.
A: alent is a great thing, I wish I had one.
B: .$eryone has a talent. hey ,ust need to find it.
Complimenting Someone's Clothes
1. A: +ou loo! really ni&e today.
B: han! you. I ,ust got this outfit the other day.
A: 2eally, where did you get it?
B: I got it from /a&y's.
A: It's really ni&e.
B: han!s again. +ou loo! ni&e today, too.
A: han! you. I ,ust got these shoes today.
B: 2eally? %hat !ind of shoes are they?
A: hese are &alled All #tar (hu&! aylors.
B: I really li!e those. How mu&h did they &ost?
A: hey were about forty dollars.
B: I thin! I'm going to go buy myself a pair.
*. A: I absolutely lo$e what you're wearing today.
B: +ou do? I ,ust bought this outfit a &ouple days ago.
A: #eriously, it loo!s really ni&e on you. %here did you buy it from?
B: I bought it from the /a&y's at the #anta Anita mall.
A: I really li!e that outfit.
B: han!s. I thin! you loo! ni&e today, too.
A: han! you. I ,ust bought these new shoes earlier today.
B: hose are ni&e. %hat are they?
A: hese are some (hu&!s.
B: hose are great. How mu&h were they?
A: I got them for forty.
B: I thin! I might go and find me my own pair of (hu&!s.
-. A: I thin! that you loo! $ery &ute today.
B: Is that right? his is a brand new outfit.
A: %hat store did you get it from?
B: I went to /a&y's and pi&!ed it out.
A: I lo$e your outfit right now.
B: %ell, I thin! you loo! ni&e today too.
A: han!s. I found these new shoes earlier at the store.
B: I thin! that those are some really ni&e shoes. %hat !ind are they?
A: hese are (hu&!s.
B: +our shoes loo! really ni&e. How mu&h did you get them for?
A: hey only &ost me about forty dollars.
B: I'm going to go get a pair for myself.
Expressing Joy at Someone's Success
1. A: )id you hear the good news?
B: "o, I ha$en't.
A: I got a promotion at my ,ob.
B: )id you really?
A: #eriously, I am so e4&ited.
B: %ell, &ongratulations.
A: han! you.
B: I'm so happy for you.
A: 2eally?
B: +es. +ou really deser$ed this.
A: +ou thin! so?
B: +es. Good for you.
*. A: Ha$e you heard my good news?
B: +ou ha$en't told me anything yet.
A: I got a promotion at wor! earlier this wee!.
B: Is that right?
A: It's the truth. I am really happy.
B: (ongratulations on your promotion.
A: han! you $ery mu&h.
B: I am really e4&ited for you.
A: Are you really?
B: I'm serious. +ou deser$ed this promotion.
A: Is that what you really thin!?
B: +es, I do.
-. A: I ha$en't told you what happened yet, ha$e I?
B: I ha$en't heard anything.
A: /y boss offered me a promotion, and I too! it.
B: Are you serious?
A: +es, I am really e4&ited.
B: hat's great. (ongratulations.
A: I appre&iate that.
B: +ou ha$e no idea how happy I am for you.
A: 0or real?
B: I belie$e you were the best &hoi&e for that promotion. I really do.
Expressing Concern for Someone
1. A: %hy weren't you at s&hool yesterday?
B: I wasn't really feeling well.
A: %hat was wrong with you?
B: /y stoma&h was upset.
A: )o you feel better now?
B: I don't really feel too well yet.
A: )o you want anything to ma!e you feel better?
B: "o, than!s. I already too! some medi&ine.
A: I hope you feel better.
B: han! you.
*. A: %hat reason do you ha$e for missing s&hool?
B: I was si&!.
A: How were you si&!?
B: I had a stoma&ha&he.
A: )id it get any better?
B: I'm still feeling under the weather.
A: %ould you li!e anything for your stoma&h?
B: I too! something earlier.
A: Get better.
B: han!s a lot.
-. A: %hy didn't you go to s&hool yesterday?
B: I stayed home be&ause I wasn't feeling well.
A: %hat was your problem?
B: /y stoma&h was bothering me.
A: Are you feeling any better?
B: I'm still feeling a little si&!.
A: I'm going to the store, would you li!e any 'epto Bismol?
B: hat's o!ay.
A: I hope you feel better.
B: I'd appre&iate that.
Weather
A: It's an ugly day today.
B: I !now. I thin! it may rain.
A: It's the middle of summer, it shouldn't rain today.
B: hat would be weird.
A: +eah, espe&ially sin&e it's ninety degrees outside.
B: I !now, it would be horrible if it rained and it was hot outside.
A: +es, it would be.
B: I really wish it wasn't so hot e$ery day.
A: /e too. I &an't wait until winter.
B: I li!e winter too, but sometimes it gets too &old.
A: I'd rather be &old than hot.
B: /e too.
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A: It doesn't loo! $ery ni&e outside today.
B: +ou're right. I thin! it's going to rain later.
A: In the middle of the summer, it shouldn't be raining.
B: hat wouldn't seem right.
A: (onsidering that it's o$er ninety degrees outside, that would be weird.
B: .4a&tly, it wouldn't be ni&e if it started raining. It's too hot.
A: I !now, you're absolutely right.
B: I wish it would &ool off one day.
A: hat's how I feel, I want winter to &ome soon.
B: I en,oy the winter, but it gets really &old sometimes.
A: I !now what you mean, but I'd rather be &old than hot.
B: hat's e4a&tly how I feel.
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A: I wish it was a ni&er day today.
B: hat is true. I hope it doesn't rain.
A: It wouldn't rain in the middle of the summer.
B: It wouldn't seem right if it started raining right now.
A: It would be weird if it started raining in ninety degree weather.
B: Any rain right now would be pointless.
A: hat's right, it really would be.
B: I want it to &ool down some.
A: I !now what you mean, I &an't wait until it's winter.
B: %inter is great. I wish it didn't get so &old sometimes though.
A: I would rather deal with the winter than the summer.
B: I feel the same way.
Weather (2)
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A: It's su&h a ni&e day.
B: +es, it is.
A: It loo!s li!e it may rain soon.
B: +es, and I hope that it does.
A: %hy is that?
B: I really lo$e how rain &lears the air.
A: /e too. It always smells so fresh after it rains.
B: +es, but I lo$e the night air after it rains.
A: 2eally? %hy is it?
B: Be&ause you &an see the stars perfe&tly.
A: I really hope it rains today.
B: +eah, me too.
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A: Isn't it a ni&e day?
B: It really is.
A: It seems that it may rain today.
B: Hopefully it will.
A: How &ome?
B: I li!e how &lear the s!y gets after it rains.
A: I feel the same way. It smells so good after it rains.
B: I espe&ially lo$e the night air when it rains.
A: 2eally? %hy?
B: he stars loo! so mu&h &loser after it rains.
A: I really want it to rain today.
B: +eah, so do I.
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A: )on't you thin! it's ni&e out?
B: +es, I thin! so too.
A: I thin! that it's going to rain.
B: I hope that it does rain.
A: +ou li!e the rain?
B: he s!y loo!s so &lean after it rains. I lo$e it.
A: I understand. 2ain does ma!e it smell &leaner.
B: I lo$e most how it is at night after it rains.
A: How &ome?
B: +ou &an see the stars so mu&h more &learly after it rains.
A: I would lo$e for it to rain today.
B: I would too.
Weather (3)
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A: I really want to go to the bea&h this wee!end.
B: hat sounds li!e fun. %hat's the weather going to be li!e?
A: I heard that it's going to be warm this wee!end.
B: Is it going to be perfe&t bea&h weather?
A: I belie$e so.
B: Good. I hope it doesn't &ool off this wee!end.
A: I !now. I really want to go to the bea&h.
B: But you !now that (alifornia weather is really unpredi&table.
A: +ou're right. 5ne minute it's hot, and then the ne4t minute it's &old.
B: I really wish the weather would ,ust stay the same.
A: I do too. hat way we &an ha$e our a&ti$ities planned ahead of time.
B: +eah, that would ma!e things a lot easier.
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A: I would li!e to ta!e a trip to the bea&h this wee!end.
B: A trip to the bea&h would be fun. How is the weather going to be?
A: he fore&ast says that it will be warm on the wee!end.
B: #o do you thin! it'll be perfe&t weather for the bea&h?
A: It sounds li!e it will be.
B: I really hope it doesn't get &old.
A: hat would ruin things, I want to go so badly.
B: he weather in (alifornia is unpredi&table, so you ne$er !now.
A: hat is true. he weather is &onstantly &hanging.
B: It would be ni&e if the weather would ne$er &hange.
A: hat would be great, then we &ould plan things sooner.
B: rue. 'redi&table weather would ma!e life easier.
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A: It would be ni&e to go to the bea&h sometime this wee!end.
B: %hat's the weather going to be li!e? I may want to go too.
A: he weather this wee!end is supposed to be warm.
B: %ill it be good bea&h weather?
A: I thin! it will be.
B: It wouldn't be good if it got &old this wee!end.
A: I want this trip to be perfe&t, I hope it stays warm.
B: his (alifornia weather is so un&ertain, it's impossible to !now what'll
happen.
A: I !now. .$ery day the weather seems different.
B: I would lo$e it if it wasn't always so unpredi&table.
A: hat would ma!e it easier for us to ma!e plans.
B: I !now. hings are easier when you !now what the weather's going to be
li!e.

Describing eople
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A: Ha$e you seen the new girl in s&hool?
B: "o, I ha$en't.
A: #he's really pretty.
B: )es&ribe her to me.
A: #he's not too tall.
B: %ell, how tall is she?
A: #he's about fi$e feet e$en.
B: %hat does she loo! li!e, though?
A: #he has pretty light brown eyes.
B: I may !now whi&h girl you're tal!ing about.
A: #o you ha$e seen her around?
B: +es, I ha$e.
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A: here's a new girl in s&hool, ha$e you seen her yet?
B: I ha$en't seen her yet.
A: I thin! that she is $ery pretty.
B: ell me how she loo!s.
A: #he's !ind of short.
B: %hat height is she?
A: #he's probably about fi$e feet.
B: hat's ni&e, but tell me what she loo!s li!e.
A: he first thing I noti&ed was her beautiful brown eyes.
B: I thin! I might'$e bumped into her before.
A: Are you telling me that you'$e seen her before?
B: I belie$e so.
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A: Ha$e you met the new girl?
B: "o. Ha$e you?
A: #he's one of the prettiest girls at the s&hool.
B: %hat does she loo! li!e?
A: %ell, she's 8uite short.
B: How tall would you say that she is?
A: I would say she's only fi$e feet.
B: %hat about her fa&ial features?
A: #he has light brown eyes, absolutely beautiful.
B: I thin! I !now who you're tal!ing about.
A: Ha$e you seen her?
B: I thin! that I ha$e.
Calling a !rien"
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A: Hello, may I spea! to Ali&e please?
B: his is she. How's it going?
A: I'$e been trying to &all you all day.
B: #orry about that. I was &leaning up.
A: It's o!ay.
B: #o what were you &alling me about?
A: 5h, I ,ust wanted to see if you wanted to hang out tomorrow.
B: #ure, what did you want to do?
A: /aybe we &an go see a mo$ie or something.
B: hat sounds li!e fun. 1et's do it.
A: I'll see you tomorrow then.
B: #ee you then. Goodbye.
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A: Hi, how are you. Is Ali&e there?
B: #pea!ing. %hat's up?
A: %hy ha$en't you answered the phone?
B: /y bad, I had &hores to do.
A: hat's all right.
B: %hat was the reason for your &all?
A: I want to do something tomorrow with you.
B: #ounds good. %hat did you ha$e in mind?
A: I was thin!ing about seeing a mo$ie.
B: 5!ay, let's go see a mo$ie.
A: 9ntil then.
B: al! to you later.
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A: Is Ali&e a$ailable?
B: +ou're tal!ing to her.
A: I'$e &alled you a hundred times today.
B: I was busy doing something. I apologi:e.
A: "o problem.
B: )id you need something?
A: )id you want to do something tomorrow?
B: Is there somewhere spe&ial you wanted to go?
A: How about a mo$ie?
B: A mo$ie sounds good.
A: (all me tomorrow then.
B: I will see you tomorrow.
Sports
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A: )id you go to the bas!etball game on 0riday?
B: "o, I &ouldn't ma!e it.
A: +ou missed a really good game.
B: 5h, really? %ho won?
A: 5ur s&hool did. hey played really well.
B: oo bad I was busy. I really wanted to go.
A: +eah, you should ha$e. It was really e4&iting.
B: #o what was the s&ore?
A: he s&ore was 1;1<=>.
B: /an, that was a really &lose game.
A: hat's what made it so great.
B: I'll ma!e sure and ma!e it to the ne4t one.
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A: %ere you able to attend 0riday night's bas!etball game?
B: I was unable to ma!e it.
A: +ou should ha$e been there. It was intense.
B: Is that right. %ho ended up winning?
A: 5ur team was $i&torious.
B: I wish I was free that night. I'm !ind of mad that I didn't go.
A: It was a great game.
B: %hat was the s&ore at the end of the game?
A: 5ur team won 1;1<=>.
B: #ounds li!e it was a &lose game.
A: hat's the reason it was su&h a great game.
B: he ne4t game, I will definitely be there.
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A: I was meaning to as! you if you saw the bas!etball game on 0riday.
B: I wanted to go, but I &ouldn't.
A: It was a great game.
B: It's too bad that I &ouldn't ma!e it. %ho won?
A: 5ur team played hard and won.
B: I really wish I went to the game.
A: It was the best game e$er.
B: #o tell me the final s&ore.
A: he other team lost by three points, 1;1<=>.
B: It must'$e been a &lose game.
A: It really was. +ou should'$e gone.
B: Hopefully, I'll ma!e it to the ne4t one.
#n$itation to a %o$ie
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A: %hat are you doing this wee!end?
B: I'm going to the mo$ies with a friend. How about you?
A: I'm not sure yet.
B: %ell, did you want to go see a mo$ie with me?
A: %hat mo$ie are you going to see?
B: I'm not sure yet. Is there something you want to see?
A: here's nothing I &an thin! of.
B: #o, did you want to go?
A: "o, than!s, maybe another time.
B: 5!ay, sounds good.
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A: )o you !now what you're going to do this wee!end?
B: I am going to see a mo$ie with a friend of mine. %hat about you?
A: I don't !now.
B: %ould you li!e to see a mo$ie with me and my friend?
A: )o you !now what mo$ie you're going to wat&h?
B: I don't !now, but was there a &ertain mo$ie you wanted to see?
A: "one that I &an thin! of.
B: %ell, would you li!e to go?
A: han! you for in$iting me, but I thin! I'll pass.
B: All right. Another time then.
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A: +ou ha$e any ideas as to what you want to do this wee!end?
B: I'm going to the mo$ie theater with my friend. %hat are you going to
do?
A: I'm not 8uite sure yet.
B: How about you see a mo$ie with me and my friend?
A: %hat mo$ie are you and your friend planning on wat&hing?
B: "ot sure. Is there a mo$ie out that &at&hes your eye?
A: "o good mo$ies &ome to mind.
B: Ha$e you de&ided whether or not you would li!e to go?
A: "o, than!s. /aybe another time.
B: 0or sure another day.
& Sic' Classmate
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A: )id you go to s&hool today?
B: +eah, I went to s&hool today. %ere you there?
A: "o, I didn't go, I'$e been si&!.
B: hat su&!s. )id you want the assignments from .nglish &lass?
A: hat would be ni&e, than! you.
B: "o problem, you're wel&ome.
A: I will be glad to do the same for you when you're si&!.
B: %ell, than! you. I hope to see you at s&hool tomorrow.
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A: Ha$e you attended s&hool today?
B: I attended s&hool today. )id you?
A: I wasn't able to attend s&hool be&ause I was feeling ill.
B: I'm sorry to hear that. %ould you li!e the assignments from .nglish
&lass?
A: I would really appre&iate that, than!s.
B: It's no trouble at all.
A: If you get si&!, I'll return the fa$or.
B: han!s. #ee you at s&hool tomorrow if you feel better.
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A: Ha$e you gone to s&hool today?
B: I went to s&hool today. )id you go to s&hool?
A: I &ouldn't go to s&hool today, I was si&!.
B: hat's horrible. I'd be happy to gi$e you the assignments from .nglish
&lass.
A: han! you $ery mu&h, that's !ind of you.
B: )on't mention it.
A: %hen you miss a day of s&hool, I'll be happy to gi$e you the .nglish
assignments.
B: hat is greatly appre&iated and I hope you feel well enough to go to
s&hool tomorrow.

Sharing (e)s an" #nformation
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A: )id you hear the news?
B: %hat happened?
A: 5ur &ousin went into labor and had her baby last wee!.
B: #he did? %hy didn't anyone tell me?
A: I would'$e thought that somebody would ha$e told you.
B: "o, I had no idea.
A: %ell, she did, her baby was > pounds ? oun&es.
B: 5h my God, that's great@
A: Are you going to go and $isit her and the baby?
B: I thin! that I might.
A: Good@ I ,ust thought I'd let you !now.
B: han!s for telling me.
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A: Ha$e you heard what happened?
B: Heard what?
A: )ebrah already had her baby.
B: I didn't !now that.
A: I thought you !new.
B: I honestly didn't !now.
A: he baby was > pounds ? oun&es.
B: hat's good to hear.
A: %ill you go and $isit them?
B: 5f &ourse I will.
A: I ,ust wanted to gi$e you the good news.
B: han!s for letting me !now.
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A: Ha$e you heard the news?
B: I ha$en't heard anything.
A: )ebrah had her baby last wee!.
B: "obody told me.
A: I thought you heard.
B: I really wasn't told anything.
A: #he was a &ute > pounds ? oun&es.
B: %ow, how e4&iting.
A: I !now, you should really go and see her and the baby.
B: 5f &ourse I will.
A: I ,ust wanted to let you !now what happened.
B: I appre&iate that.
Changing the Sub*ect
'ra&ti&e the (on$ersations of his opi& with /i!e
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A: )id you go to s&hool today?
B: 5f &ourse. )id you?
A: I didn't want to, so I didn't.
B: hat's sad, but ha$e you gone to the mo$ies re&ently?
A: hat's a swit&h.
B: I'm serious, ha$e you?
A: "o, I ha$en't. %hy?
B: I really want to go to the mo$ies this wee!end.
A: #o go then.
B: I really don't want to go by myself.
A: %ell anyway, do you plan on going to s&hool tomorrow?
B: "o, I thin! I'm going to go to the mo$ies.
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A: )id you ma!e it to s&hool today?
B: I always do. )id you go to s&hool today?
A: "o, I didn't.
B: +ou should ha$e, but ha$e you seen any mo$ies lately?
A: hat was an odd &hange of sub,e&t.
B: /aybe it was, but answer the 8uestion.
A: "o, not re&ently.
B: I want to go to see a mo$ie this wee!end.
A: %hat's stopping you then?
B: I don't want to go alone.
A: #o, will you be at s&hool tomorrow?
B: "o, I want to go to the mo$ies instead.
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A: )id you e$en bother to go to s&hool today?
B: +eah, I went. )id you go?
A: "o, I didn't feel li!e it.
B: hat's ni&e, ha$e you been to the mo$ies lately?
A: "o, but that was a random &hange of sub,e&t.
B: It may ha$e been random, but ha$e you?
A: I ha$en't lately.
B: I would lo$e to &at&h a mo$ie this wee!end.
A: #o then, why don't you ,ust go?
B: I don't want to see a mo$ie by myself.
A: 5!ay, so are you going to s&hool tomorrow?
B: I thin! I might ,ust go to the mo$ies.
+ecei$ing ,isitors
'ra&ti&e the (on$ersations of his opi& with /i!e
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A: han!s for &oming to see me today.
B: It's no problem. I was really missing you anyway.
A: I missed you too.
B: %hy ha$en't you tried to &ome see me then?
A: I'$e been really busy.
B: )oing what?
A: %or!ing.
B: I would'$e &ome to see you sooner, but I'$e been busy too.
A: %hat ha$e you been doing?
B: I'$e been wor!ing too.
A: %ell regardless, I'm $ery happy that you &ame to see me.
B: I am too.
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A: I'm really glad that you &ame to see me.
B: I had to. I was missing you a lot.
A: I was missing you too.
B: #o, why ha$en't you $isited me?
A: I'$e a&tually been busy lately.
B: %hat ha$e you been doing?
A: I'$e ,ust been wor!ing really hard.
B: I'$e also been busy.
A: ell me what you'$e been doing.
B: Basi&ally, I'$e been wor!ing too.
A: %ell whate$er, I'm glad you &ame.
B: #o am I.
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A: I'm really happy that you &ame to $isit me.
B: I really missed you a lot.
A: I'$e been missing you li!e &ra:y.
B: I don't understand why you ha$en't &ome to $isit me.
A: 1ately, I'$e been 8uite busy.
B: ell me what you'$e been up to.
A: I'$e really been wor!ing a lot lately.
B: I'$e been pretty busy myself.
A: #o what ha$e you been up to?
B: I'$e ,ust been wor!ing a lot.
A: %hate$er the reason may be, I'm glad you $isited me.
B: I'm glad I did too.
Waiting for an #n$itation
'ra&ti&e the (on$ersations of his opi& with /i!e
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A: Hey, did you hear about Aessi&a's party this wee!end?
B: +eah, but I'm still waiting for my in$itation.
A: 5h really? #he ga$e me mine earlier today.
B: %ell, she'll probably ,ust gi$e me my in$itation later on today.
A: +eah, so are you planning on going?
B: I thin! so. It sounds li!e it's going to be a lot of fun.
A: It really does, I &an't wait.
B: %hat time does the party start?
A: It starts at > o'&lo&!.
B: 5h, well, how many people has she gi$en in$ites to so far?
A: I'm not sure, but I don't thin! she's gi$en out that many.
B: %ell, hopefully she'll gi$e me my in$ite later on today.
*

A: Ha$e you heard about Aessi&a's party on #aturday?
B: I'$e heard about it, but I'm still waiting for my in$itation.
A: 2eally? I got mine from her this morning.
B: I'm guessing that she's going to gi$e me my in$ite today or tomorrow.
A: +ou're probably right, do you intend on going to the party?
B: I want to. I heard it's going to be really fun.
A: I !now, it does sound pretty awesome.
B: %ell, when does the party start?
A: It's supposed to start at about eight.
B: How many in$itations has she gi$en out?
A: I really don't !now, but I don't thin! she ga$e out that many yet.
B: I really want to go, so I hope that she gi$es me my in$ite soon.
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A: Has anyone told you about Aessi&a's party &oming up?
B: I was told about it already. I'm ,ust waiting for my in$itation.
A: Is that right? I already got my in$itation from her earlier.
B: I belie$e that she will gi$e me the in$itation today.
A: Are you e$en going to go?
B: +eah, it sounds li!e it's going to be the best party of the year.
A: .4a&tly, it seems li!e it's going to be loads of fun.
B: %hen e4a&tly does the party start?
A: he in$itation says it starts at >:;; p.m.
B: Has she gi$en out a lot of in$itations yet?
A: I ha$e no idea, she hasn't gi$en out many though.
B: I'm planning on going, but I really need her to gi$e me my in$itation.

&ccepting an #n$itation to a arty
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A: Hey, what's up?
B: "othing really.
A: I'm throwing a party on 0riday.
B: I didn't reali:e that.
A: +ou didn't?
B: "obody has told me anything about your party.
A: )id you want to go?
B: %hen does it start?
A: At >:;; p.m.
B: I'll be there.
A: I'd better see you there.
B: 5f &ourse.
*

A: %hat's going on with you?
B: 0ine. %hat's going on with you?
A: I'm ha$ing a party this 0riday.
B: I had no idea.
A: Is that right?
B: I didn't hear anything about it.
A: (an you go?
B: %hat time?
A: It starts at > o'&lo&!.
B: I'll go.
A: I hope that I'll see you there.
B: "o doubt.
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A: %hat's going on?
B: "ot mu&h.
A: his 0riday, I'm throwing a party.
B: 5h really? I didn't !now that.
A: Are you serious?
B: I ha$en't heard anything about it.
A: (an you ma!e it?
B: %hat time does it start?
A: he party starts at >.
B: +eah, I thin! I'll go.
A: Am I going to see you there?
B: +ou will.
Declining an #n$itation to a arty (-)
'ra&ti&e the (on$ersations of his opi& with /i!e
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A: %hat's going on?
B: "othing really, you?
A: I'm throwing a party ne4t #aturday.
B: Is that right?
A: +eah, are you going to &ome?
B: I'm sorry, I &an't.
A: %hy not?
B: I don't really want to.
A: %ell, why don't you?
B: I hate going to parties.
A: %ell, that's o!ay.
B: +eah, sorry.
*

A: %hat's up?
B: "othing, how about you?
A: "e4t #aturday, I'm going to ha$e a party.
B: 5h, really?
A: +ou are &oming?
B: 'robably not.
A: %hy is that?
B: I don't feel li!e going.
A: %hy not?
B: I really &an't stand going to parties.
A: I understand, I guess.
B: #orry about that.
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A: %hat's happening?
B: "ot a lot, what about you?
A: I'm ha$ing a party ne4t #aturday.
B: hat's ni&e.
A: Are you going to be there?
B: I don't thin! so.
A: Is there a reason why?
B: I ,ust really don't want to go.
A: How &ome?
B: I don't really li!e parties.
A: I wish you would go, but that's o!ay.
B: I'm sorry.
Declining an #n$itation to a arty (2)
'ra&ti&e the (on$ersations of his opi& with /i!e
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A: %hat's up?
B: "othing mu&h, what's going on?
A: I'm ha$ing a party this 0riday.
B: 5h, really? hat's ni&e.
A: I wanted to see if you wanted to &ome.
B: his 0riday? #orry, I already ha$e plans.
A: )oing what?
B: I'm going to dinner with my family.
A: I really wanted you to &ome, but I understand.
B: +eah, maybe ne4t time.
A: I'll hold you to that.
B: #ounds li!e a plan.
*

A: Hey, what's good with you?
B: "ot a lot. %hat about you?
A: I'm throwing a party on 0riday.
B: hat sounds li!e fun.
A: )o you thin! you &an &ome?
B: I'm sorry. I'm already doing something this 0riday.
A: %hat are you going to be doing?
B: /y family and I are going to dinner.
A: I was hoping you would &ome.
B: I'll definitely try to ma!e it the ne4t time.
A: I'd better see you there.
B: All right. I'll see you ne4t time.
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A: %hat's going on?
B: "othing really. How about you?
A: A lot, li!e the party I'm ha$ing on 0riday.
B: %ell, that's &ool.
A: %ill you be able to ma!e it?
B: I'm busy this 0riday. I'm sorry.
A: %hat do you ha$e to do?
B: I'm ha$ing dinner with my family
A: /aybe you &an &ome ne4t time.
B: I'll ma!e sure and &ome to your ne4t party.
A: I'll loo! for you at my ne4t party.
B: I'll be there.
En"ing a Con$ersation
'ra&ti&e the (on$ersations of his opi& with /i!e
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A: It was ni&e tal!ing to you.
B: %hy are you trying to rush me off the phone?
A: I really ha$e to go.
B: %hy? I still wanted to tal! to you.
A: I ha$e things to do.
B: 1i!e what?
A: )on't be nosey.
B: I'm not. I ,ust want to !now.
A: %ell, it's really none of your business.
B: hat's harsh.
A: I'm sorry, but I ha$e to go.
B: 0ine.
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A: I'$e en,oyed &on$ersing with you.
B: Is there a reason why you're trying to get off the phone so fast?
A: I'$e got to go.
B: I wasn't done tal!ing to you.
A: I ha$e to do some things, and besides, it's not polite to be nosey.
B: I'm not being nosey. I'm ,ust as!ing.
A: I really don't thin! it's any of your business.
B: hat's not ni&e.
A: I apologi:e, but I'm getting off the phone now.
B: 5!ay.
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A: I'll tal! to you later.
B: %hat's the rush?
A: I ha$e to get off the phone now.
B: I'm not ready to get off the phone with you.
A: here are other things I need to ta!e &are of.
B: %hat is it that you need to do?
A: 'lease don't be nosey.
B: I'm not being nosey, it's ,ust a 8uestion.
A: +ou don't need to worry about that.
B: hat was mean to say.
A: I am $ery sorry, but I must go.
B: I guess.
.ea$e/0a'ing
'ra&ti&e the (on$ersations of his opi& with /i!e
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A: %ell, it was ni&e tal!ing to you.
B: It was ni&e tal!ing to you too.
A: %e should really hang out again.
B: hat would be fun.
A: %here do you want to go?
B: I thin! we should go out to eat.
A: hat sounds good.
B: All right, so I'll see you then.
A: I'll &all you later.
B: 5!ay, I'll tal! to you later then.
A: #ee you later.
B: Bye.
*

A: I en,oyed tal!ing to you.
B: I en,oyed tal!ing to you too.
A: %e should hang out some time.
B: I thin! that would be ni&e.
A: Is there anything you would li!e to do ne4t time?
B: )o you want to go out to eat?
A: I'd li!e that.
B: #o I'll see you ne4t time.
A: I'm going to &all you soon.
B: I'll tal! to you later.
A: #ee you soon.
B: Goodbye.
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A: I had fun tal!ing to you.
B: It was really ni&e tal!ing to you also.
A: I thin! we should really do something sometime.
B: hat should be loads of fun.
A: %hat do you want to do ne4t time?
B: %ould you li!e to go to dinner or something?
A: +eah, let's do that.
B: 5!ay, until ne4t time then.
A: I'll &all you so we &an set that up.
B: al! to you then.
A: All right, see you.
B: #ee you.