Title: Joey Learning English
1.Michael: Alright. Okay, great. I just gotta go pick up my books. I'll be right back. Don't go anywhere.
2.Joey: No problem. I'll be right here.
3.Mrs. Lafferty: Nice to see you again, Maria.
4.Maria: Hello, Mrs. Lafferty.
5.Mrs Lafferty: Welcome. What is your name?
6.Joey: Uh, I'm Joey.
7.Mrs. Lafferty: Joey, you have a wonderful accent.
8.Joey: Thank you.
9.Mrs Lafferty: Joey, this is an 'English As a Second Language' class for beginners. Are you sure you're in the right place?
10.Joey: Oh, I'm in the right place.
11.Mrs Lafferty: Let's get started. I hope everyone practiced counting to ten over the weekend.
12.Mrs Lafferty: Great. Let's do it together.
13.All: One... two... three... four... five... six... seven... eight... nine... ten.
14.Boris: Eleven, twelve!
15.Mrs Lafferty: Very good, Boris! Somebody's gonna get a gold star.
16.Boris: Thank you, thank you.
17.Joey: Thirteen, fourteen, fifteen!
18.Joey: "School!" Renata! “They go to school!”
19.Mrs Lafferty: Okay, Joey, why don't you pick it up where Renata left off? Now this is a hard part, so take your time.
20.Joey: Oh, boy, yeah, this looks tough. "The bell rang. The students all went to the auditorium with their teacher." Boom! That's right, Boris. You heard it- Auditorium! Pff.
21.Maria: I am so lucky to be with the smartest boy in class. Some words are so.. tug. (Trying to say "tough")
22.Joey: Tug? Oh, remember, I told you sometimes a "gh' sounds like an "f." Tough. Like, rough, or laugh.
23.Maria: Oh, Joey, make love to me toni-F-t. (Tonight.)
24.Joey: That is good English.
25.Mrs Lafferty: OK, I'd like everybody to take out their homework on the subjunctive tense.
26.Maria: Joey, you didn't do it?
27.Joey: I got it.
28.Mrs Lafferty: If the present form of the verb "to be" is "I am," the subjunctive tense is "If I..." Joey.
29.Joey: “If I was.”
30.Mrs Lafferty: Oh, I'm sorry, that's not correct.
31.Boris: It's, uh, “If I were.”
32.Mrs Lafferty: Very good, Boris.
33.Renata: Joey are stupid.
34.Joey: Joey is stupid, Renata!
I got it
Topic Speaking: Learning English
1. Do you think English is a difficult language to learn?
2. Have you ever spoken English on the phone?
3. What is your favorite way to practice your English?
4. What is the most difficult thing about English?
5. Why are you learning English?
6. How do you use the Internet to learn English?
7. How can learning English help your career?
8. Which country is the best place to study English?
9. Do you go to an academy to study English?
10. What is the best way to improve vocabulary, reading, listening, writing, speaking, pronunciation?
over the weekend
ESL Topic: Learning English
File Title: Joey Learning English
Prepared by: SSEcoach (Robbie) File Code: V5