Friday, May 27, 2011

Exchanges 1, Page 1 - The Verb "be"

Playa Marsella, Nicaragua


1.
A: What’s your name?
B: Mario Sanchez.
A: Where are you from?
B: I’m from Mexico.
A: Are you a carpenter?
B: Yes, I am.

2.
A: Where is Sylvia from?
B: She’s from Nicaragua.
A: Is she a student in this school?
B: Yes, she is.
A: Is she in Level 3?
B: No, she isn’t. She’s in Level 2.

3.
A: The books are here.
B: Where are they?
A: In those boxes.
B: Are they English books?
A: Yes, they are.
B: Those are large boxes.

4.
A: Is this your notebook?
B: No, it isn’t.
A: Whose notebook is it?
B: I think it’s Roberto’s.
A: Are these your pencils?
B: No, they aren’t.

5.
A: What’s this?
B: It’s a pencil sharpener.
A: Is this a hole punch?
B: Yes, it is.
A: What’s this?
B: It’s a stapler.

6.
A: Are these windows clean?
B: No, they aren’t.
A: Are these floors dirty?
B: Yes, they are.
A: Is this black board new?
B: No, it isn’t.

7.
A: Is the bookstore open?
B: No, it isn’t.
A: Yes, it is.
B: The bookstore is not open.
A: Why isn’t it open?
B: It’s closed on Monday.

8.
A: Is this class full?
B: It’s almost full.
A: Are there any seats?
B: Yes, there are.
A: How many seats are there?
B: There are about three seats.

9.
A: Are these your cassettes?
B: No, they aren’t.
A: They’re from that desk.
B: I think that’s Julio’s desk.
A: Then, these are his cassettes.
B: I think they are his.

10.
A: Is that your uncle’s house?
B: Yes, it is.
A: It’s a nice house.
B: It’s an old house.
A: Are those his children?
B: Yes, they are.

11.
A: Is this room 305?
B: No, it isn’t.
A: What room is this?
B: This is 308.
A: Where is room 305?
B: It’s across the hall.

12.
A: Is this the second floor?
B: No, it isn’t.
A: What floor is this?
B: This is the third floor.
A: Is room 209 on the second floor?
B: Yes, it is.

13.
A: Is this your hand bag?
B: Yes, it is. Thank you.
A: Are these Tom’s tapes?
B: Yes, they are.
A: His last name is on them.
B: His last name is Parker.

14.
A: Is this your money?
B: Oh, my God.
A: This is a ten dollar bill.
B: Thank you very much.
A: It’s a lot of money.
B: Yes, it is.

15.
A: Is that your sister’s car?
B: Yes, it is.
A: It’s in a tow away zone.
B: Oh, thank you. I’ll tell her.
A: Is that your car?
B: Yes, it is.
A: It’s in a bus zone.

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