Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Unit 9 restaurant conversation

Waiter: ...Follow me.  Is this table okay?
A: Yes, thank you.
Waiter:  Here are your menus.  I'll be back in a few minutes.
              Would you like to order a drink first?
A,B,C: (beer, wine, Soft Drinks or nothing) ...
Waiter:  Now, are you ready to order?
A: I'll have _____
B: I'd like ______
C: I'll have ______
Waiter:  OK, that's __(Name the three orders)___ .  I'll be right back with your orders.
              Here is your ___, your ___ and your ____.
               Are you enjoying your meal?  Can I get you anything?
A,B,C: ____

Waiter: Can I get you anything else?
C:   No thank you.
Waiter:  Then I'll be back with your bill.
               ....[give bill]
A,B,C: OK, the bill is ____. How much is the tip?

Waiter:  Thank you.  Come again.

Sunday, 12 October 2014

FAll 2014 midterm exam

There are two parts to this exam:

Part 1 (2 questions)

1: Listen to the recording and answer the question

2: Listen to the recording and write down what you hear.
This will be similar to the audio relay, but you do it alone.

Part 2 (3 questions)

Below is a list of several questions. I will ask you 3 of them. Then, you and your partner will have a a conversation based on the prompts.

Unit 7
Look at the man in the picture. What does he look like?
Look at the woman in the picture. What does she look like?
I expect four or more details:
Tall/short, slender/robust, hair length and color, face and glasses.
What is different about the person in these two pictures?
I expect as many details as possible.
Tell me about your personality.
Tell me about my personality.
At least three details, and the word 'but'.

Unit 8
What clothes are you wearing?
What clothes is Brian wearing?
Tell me about three or more articles of clothing.
Look at the picture and describe one person. The other student should identify him/her.

Unit 9
What did you eat for dinner/supper last night?
At least three foods and/or drinks.
How do ___(pickles)__ taste? I will bring food into the exam for you to taste.
They taste sweet/ sour/ creamy....
What is your favorite drink? Where do you get it? How often do you drink it?
Name the drink. Name the store....