Sunday, April 28, 2013

Short Conversations – Expressing Happiness and Thank. I believe that you often feel happy and want to share your happiness with others. Do you know how to express it? Sometimes you also have to thank others for what they give to you and have to respond if someone thanks you. Do you know how to do them very well?

Complete the following dialogue with the expressions in the box. Then, perform it with your classmate!

Thank you. 
Wow, fantastic! 
My pleasure. 

Anita :
Hey, Andi could you help me bring these books to Denias’s class?

Andi :
Yes, sure.

Anita :
1) __________________

Andi :
Any time.

Anita :
By the way, have you heard the latest news about our school?

Andi :
No, I haven’t. What’s that?

Anita :
We won the first prize in the Drama Competition held by the local government.

Andi :
2) _____________________ I never know we have a good drama club.

Anita :
Well, you have to change your perspective. Anyway, thanks for helping me.

Andi :
3) ________________

Anita :
So, let’s go to the cafeteria. Let me buy you a drink.

Andi :
Really? Thank you so much.

Complete the following dialogue with the expressions in the box!

I’d love to. That’s OK. 
Thank you very much. It’s marvellous! 
I wish I have the ticket as well 

Ruben :
Hi, Arnys. Guess what? I won two free tickets to watch Nyi Roro Kidul Drama at the town square.

Arnys :
1) ____________________

Ruben :
Yeah, I won it in the radio quiz.

Arnys :
That’s great. Many people eager to watch the drama. However, the tickets are very limited. 2) ________________________

Ruben :
That’s why I’m here. I will give you my second ticket.

Arnys :
Really? 3) ___________________________

Ruben :
4) __________ Shall we go to the drama tomorrow evening?

Arnys :
5) _______________

Short Conversations – I’m delighted to hear

Virga :
Ayu, yesterday Mrs Irene told me that the role of Ratna Manggali goes to you.

Ayu :
Really? I’m delighted to hear about that.

Virga :
Well, congratulations!

Ayu :
Thank you. By the way, who’s going to take the role of Calon Arang?

Virga :
Don’t be surprised, Mrs. Irene has chosen me!

Ayu :
Great! Nobody can do it better than you.

Virga :
I’m not that sure. I still need more references about Calon Arang to improve my acting.

Ayu :
Don’t worry about that, I will help you find more sources.

Virga :
Will you?

Ayu :
Yes, of course. That’s what friends are for.

Virga :
Thank you very much for your kindness.

Ayu :
Don’t mention it.

Complete the following conversation with the expressions in the box. Then, act it out with your partner!

Thanks a million for this. 
What are you doing here? 
Delighted I was able to help. 
See you later. 
How many stories have you got so far ? 
Of course. 

Marcell :
Hi, girls!

Arnys & Anita :
Hi, Marcell!

Marcell :
1) _____________________________

Arnys :
As you see, we’re collecting the fairytales from around the world.

Anita :
Yeah, Ms Hana asked us to work in pairs to make a clipping about it.

Marcell :
It sounds interesting. 2) ______________________.

Anita :
Only some. We have The Tooth Fairy, The Piskies, Black Annis, Berguess and The Spriggans. They are all the fairies from British Isles.

Marcell :
That’s pretty good. By the way, my sister has a complete collection of folktales. Maybe some of them are fairy tales, who knows.

Anita :
Really? Can we borrow them?

Marcell :
3) ____________

Arnys :
I’m very grateful to you.

Marcell :
4) _____________________________

Arnys :
Anyway, is she free this afternoon?

Marcell :
Well, I think so. She said to me this morning that she would try the new cake recipe. However, I can help you if she is too busy.

Anita :
5) ___________________________

Marcell :
Don’t mention it. It’ good to know that I can do something for you.

Arnys :
That’s great. So we can [1] nish this assignment soon.

Marcell :
Yeah, good luck for you!

Arnys & Anita :
Thank you.

Marcell :
Well, I’m afraid I must go now. 6) ______________

Arnys & Anita :
See you.

Source
PRIYANA, Joko dkk. 2008 BSE. Interlanguage: English for Senior High School Students X: SMA/MA Kelas XI Jakarta: Pusat Perbukuan, Departemen Pendidikan Nasional
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