Speaking Situations: Giving Information

Speaking Situations: Giving Information

Where are you from?
I'm from Wisconsin.
Oh really? What part of Wisconsin?
Waukesha. It's near Milwaukee.

Conversation Practice

With a partner, practice giving and responding to information.

1. When your partner tells you something about himself/herself, say "Really?" and ask a related question.

For example,

I'm from Nepal.

Really? Is this your first time here?

I live in Cincinnati.

Really? Is that near Cleveland?

I'm an engineer.

Oh really? Which train?

2. When your partner tells you something, say "Really?" then make a related statement.

For example,

I'm from Ireland.

Oh really? My grandfather is Irish.

I live in Tokyo.

Really? My sister lives in Osaka.

I'm a student at Forbes University.

Really? I study at Gates College.

3. Ask wh- questions to find out information about your partner. Then respond to the information.

For example,

Where do you work?

I work at May Bee's

Really? What do you do there?

I'm a sales clerk.

Textbook: New Interchange Intro, Chapter 3