16. What is he like? What are they like? & Tell me about your friend: 4 Oct, 2020.


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What is he like?

A: So tell me about your friend Mark.

B: Oh Mark ..he is always telling jokes and making people laugh.

A: Oh, so you mean he is very funny?

B: That’s right.

A: And what about Brad?

B: Oh, Brad will try anything, he climbs mountains, goes surfing, likes snowboarding..he even goes diving.

A: So he’s really adventurous.

B: Oh, yeah.

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It’s Question Time:

  1. Who are they talking about?….Mark and Brad.
  2. Who is very adventurous?….Brad.
  3. Who is very funny?……Mark.

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What are they like?

B: Tell me about your friends.

A: Brian is full of great ideas, he can solve all kinds of problems, but most of all he is a wonderful painter.

B: He sounds kind of creative.

A: Yes, he is. Tell me about your friend Prue.

B: Prue? Oh well, once she decides to do something, she won’t change her mind.

A: Oh I see, so she’s really stubborn.



Question Time

  1. Who are they talking about?…. Brian and Prue.
  2. Who is creative?…. Brian.
  3. Who is stubborn?….Prue.

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Tell me about your friend.

B: Can you tell me about  your friend Blue?

A: Hmmm, he’s not very active, and he watches too much TV.

B: Well he sounds like of lazy.

A: Yes, I guess that is the right word for Blue. But we like him anyway.  What’s your friend Dana like?

B: Well Dana is always dropping things and breaking things. she should be more careful.

A: Is she always careless?

B: Yes.


Question time

  1. Who are they talking about?…..Blue and Dana.
  2. Who is lazy?….Blue
  3. Who is careless?…Dana.

That’s all for today. Don’t forget to look up the new vocabulary words in your dictionary or on the internet.


15. What do they look like? 20 September, 2020


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What do they look like?

Evelyn: Brad, this is our office party. Why don’t you join us?

Brad: Thanks.  Which one is your boss?

Evelyn: Oh Karen, She’s the woman over there in that group. See the tall one there with the short blonde hair. Do you see who I mean?

Brad: Oh, yeah, the woman on the left?

Evelyn: Yes, She is very athletic and likes to race huskies.

Brad: That sounds really interesting.

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Question time

  1. Where are they?……At the office party.
  2. Who is the boss?…..Karen.
  3. What does she look like?….Tall with short blonde hair.

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Which one is she?

Evelyn: And that one is Rosalie, my best friend at the office.

Brad: Oh, Rosalie, the one you are always talking about. Which one is she?

Evelyn: She’s the one with curly black hair with the round face, she’s sitting with the guy in the blue shirt. She’s really funny. We always make each other laugh.

Brad: What is she interested in?

Evelyn: She loves gardening.

Brad: Oh that is something we have in common.


Question Time

  1. What does Rosalie look like?… She has curly black hair and a round face.
  2. Where is Rosalie?… She’s beside the man in the blue shirt.
  3. What does she enjoy?… Gardening.

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Who is that guy over there?

Brad: And who is that guy over there with the dark eyebrows and dark hair?

Evelyn: Oh, the big guy? The one who is talking to Karen. That’s David, the security guard. He’s really

helpful. He has a really lovely dog called Guy.

Brad: And how about that muscular guy there? Who is he? He looks familiar.

Evelyn: The man in blue jeans, he’s not very tall, right? That is Ben, Karen’s assistant. He is interested in archery.



Question Time:

  1. Who is the security guard?….David.
  2. Who is the man in blue jeans?….Ben.
  3. What is Ben interested in?…..Archery.


That is all for today. See you next time. Use your dictionary to learn the new words.



14. How was your trip? 6 September, 2020.


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Talking about a hiking trip.

Brad: Sarah, so how was your hiking trip?

Sarah: It was really fun. We hiked all day and then camped out at night.

Brad: Oh, I thought you didn’t like camping.

Sarah: I thought it might be frightening.

Brad: Were you alone?

Sarah: No, but I was worried about possums.

Brad: Oh no.

Sarah: But it was fine, there weren’t any possums or insects at all.

Brad: What was the best thing about the trip?

Sarah: Seeing the stars at night. It was really wonderful.

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Question time

  1. What was Sarah worried about on her hiking trip?…Possums.
  2. How was the trip?…It was fine.
  3. What did Sarah like the most?…Seeing the stars at night.

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2. A trip to the beach.

Sarah: So Mark, how was your trip to Curio Bay?

Mark: It was fine on Saturday, but it rained on Sunday.

Sarah: What did you do there?

Mark: We went sightseeing and walking, but we stayed indoors on Sunday.

Sarah: Oh no, how was that?

Mark: It was great, but kind of boring on Sunday.

Sarah: So what was the highlight of your trip?

Mark: Seeing the petrified forest. It was fascinating.


Question time

  1. Where did Mark go on the weekend?….Curio Bay.
  2. How was the weather?…..It was fine on Saturday and rainy on Sunday.
  3. What did Mark like the most?…The petrified forest.

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3. Talking about a road trip.

Brad: So Susan, where were you last weekend? I called you but you didn’t answer.

Susan: I went with some friends to Queenstown.

Brad: Queenstown? That sounds exciting. Did you have a great time?

Susan: Yes we did, but I was kind of nervous about the trip.

Brad: Why is that?

Susan: The driver is on his learner’s licence.

Brad: Oh, I see what you mean. How was his driving?

Susan: Pretty good, but he still has things to learn.

Brad: Like what?

Susan: He forgot to indicate when changing lanes.


Question time.

  1. Where did Susan go on the weekend?…Queenstown.
  2. How did Susan feel about going?….Nervous.
  3. What did the driver forget to do when changing lanes?….Indicate.


That’s all for today, see you next time.