PREGUNTAS Y RESPUESTAS BÁSICAS

QUESTION

POSSIBLE ANSWER

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

What’s your name?

Peter / My name’s Peter / I’m Peter

Where do you live?

I live in Granada, Boston, Madrid, Barcelona….

What is your address?

17 Santiago Street, Granada, Post Code (PC) 18000

Where are you from?

I’m from Spain, England, Portugal… I come from…

What’s your surname / family name?

My surname / family name is Rodriguez

What’s your first name?

My first name is Paul / It’s Paul

What’s your (tele)phone number?

My (tele)phone number is… / It’s….

How old are you?

I am 15 / I’m 15

When were you born?

I was born in 1982, Granada

Where were you born?

I was born in Granada, Spain

Are you married? What is marital status?

I’m single / I’m married

What do you do? / What’s your job?

I’m electrician / teacher / painter…

Where are you going (now)?

I’m going to the bus station…

Where did you go?

I went to the cinema…

Where were you?

I was at home

Have you got a car / job / house …?

Yes, I have two cars… / No I haven’t

Have you got any children / friends / books…?

Yes, I have 3 children, two boys and one girl.

Can you play tennis / football / golf …?

Yes I can / No, I can’t

Can you speak English / French / Italian …?

Yes I can speak English very well / A little bit

What’s your favourite singer /colour…?

My favourite singer is Michael Jackson…

GREETING

GREETING

 

Good morning / afternoon / evening

Good morning / afternoon / evening

Good night (when you go to bed)

Good night (When you go to bed)

Hello / Hi

Hello / Hi / How are you?

How are you? (informal)

I’m fine, thanks / I’m cool thanks / not bad

How do you do? (very formal)

How do you do. Nice to meet you

Nice to meet you

Nice to meet you

SHOPPING

SHOPPING

 

How can I help you? / May I help you?

Yes, I’m looking for a sweater

Can I try it on?

Sure, the changing rooms are over there?

How much does it cost? How much is it?

It’s 45€

How would you like to pay?

By credit card / by debit card / in cash

Can I pay by credit card / check / debit car?

Certainly, we accept all major cards

Have you got something bigger / smaller / lighter?

Certainly, we’ve got smaller sizes as well

ASK SOMETHING SPECIFIC

ANSWERS TO SOMETHING SPECIFIC

 

What’s that?

It’s a cat

What time is it?

It’s nine o’clock / It’s half past nine

Can / May I open the window?

Sure! It’s hot here!

Is there a bank / supermarket / Chemist near here?

Yes, there is a bank on the next corner next to the post office

Where is the nearest bank / supermarket / pharmacy, etc…?

The nearest supermarket is on 15th Street

Who wrote / painted / invented …?

Shakespeare wrote Hamlet

Is there any water / sugar / rice…?

Yes, there are a lot of sugar left.

Are there any apples / sandwiches / books…?

No, there aren’t any apples left

Is this your /his / her…. Pen / book / bag…?

Yes, It’s mine / his / hers / ours / theirs

No, it’s yours

Whose is this / that?

It’s Jack’s / It’s Vanessa’s

 

QUESTIONS WITH “LIKE”

ANSWERS TO “LIKE” QUESTIONS

 

What do you like?

I like playing tennis / listening to music…

What does he look like?

He’s tall and slim

What would you like to eat?

I’d like to eat a steak and chips

What is it like? (a country for example)

It’s an interesting country

What’s the weather like?

It’s sunny / rainy / cloudy / snowy / foggy…

Would you like something to eat / drink?

Thank you. Could I have a cup of tea?

Would you like some coffee / tea / food…?

Yes, thank you. I’d like some coffee

ASKING FOR AN OPINION

ASKING FOR AN OPINION

 

What’s it about?

It’s about a boy who likes adventures

What do you think about your job / book / film…?

I think this book is very interesting

How big / far / easy / difficult is it?

The test was very difficult.

How big / far / easy / difficult are they?

The answers are very easy

How was it?

It was very boring / interesting

What are you going to do tomorrow / this evening/ tonight / next week?

I’m going to visit some friends next week

SUGGESTIONS

SUGGESTIONS

 

What shall we do this evening?

Let’s go see a film

Why don’t we go out / play tennis / visit friends/ this evening…?

Yes, that’s sounds like a good / bad idea.