Elementary. Q&A on Routines for Conversations (part 1), with Speaking Test Tips!

The worksheet with lots of questions is on this page (scroll down!)

And here is the audio (part 1 – Questions with “you”)

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Elementary/Pre-intermediate. Today! (1) – Pres. Perf. or Past Simple? + Dialog

Read the transcript, and the warning!!


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Elementary. Present. The Time and Dates 2

Read the sentences here.
Listen and repeat by clicking below. You can also download this episode, supposing you don’t want to subscribe.

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Elementary. Past. Talking about your winter holidays

This audio includes some language tips, too: on the uses of “will” and the good context for practicing comparatives here, the use of the present perfect + “ever” in the UK and of the past simple + “ever” in the USA, plus a language note, on the use of How …? &What … like?

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Elementary. Present. Questions-n-Answers 1

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Listen and repeat! Imitate the pronunciation!


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Elementary. Useful Classroom Language 2

An episode dedicated to my Elementary students (Básico 1, 2008-2009). It’s a revision of what we learned to use in class in our first lessons!
Read/Print the sentences in this episode. Enjoy!

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Elementary. Modals. Invitations. Would you like…?

This episode for Elementary (Básico) students includes some oral drilling so you can listen and repeat, and learn useful sentences, and then an explanation of the difference between “Would you like …?” and “Do you like…?” There is no transcript of this episode but if you need it, post your request at the Talking People Podcast!

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