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    Dialogue Activities

    Exploring Spoken Interaction in the Language Class

    Nick Bilbrough

    Book DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511733130

    Online ISBN: 9780511733130

    Paperback ISBN: 9780521689519

    Chapter

    Dialogue Bank E - Situational dialogues pp. 234-236

    Chapter DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511733130.015

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  • Dialogue Bank E

    Situational dialogues

    Box 89

    On the phone

    A: Hello.B: Hello. Can I speak to Maryam Baig please?A: This is Maryam Baig speaking.B: Oh hello. Its Pat Jones here from Waterstones.A: Oh hello.B: Im calling about the book you ordered.

    A: Hello.B: Hiya, is that Sam?A: Yeah. Hiya Pat. Do you want to speak to Jo?B: Please.

    A: Hi, Im phoning about the room.B: Yes.A: Is it still available?B: It is, yes. Do you want to come and see it?A: Yes, please. When would be a good time? B: Well, Ill be there any time after six.

    A: Hello. Id like to make an appointment with the dentist please.B: Have you used the dentist here before?A: Yes I have.B: OK. When were you thinking of?A: As soon as possible really.B: Im afraid were pretty much booked up until the end of next week.

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  • Dialogue bank E

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    In a restaurant

    A: Are you ready to order?B: Yes please. Can I have the lasagne please?A: OK. Do you want salad or vegetables with that?B: Salad please.A: OK. Anything else?B: Just a glass of water please.A: Still or sparkling?B: Sparkling please.

    At a train station

    A: Hi. Can you tell me what time the next train to London is please?B: Theres one in 5 minutes.A: OK. Which platform?B: Platform four.A: I dont think Ill make it.

    In the street

    A: Have you got the time please?B: Yeah, its just gone five.A: Cheers.

    In a clothes shop

    A: Can I help you at all?B: No, Im alright. Im just looking.A: OK, Ill be over there if you need me.B: Thanks.

    In a bike shop

    A: Can I have a look at that bike you had on offer in the window?B: Im afraid we havent got any left.A: Have you got anything else in a similar price range?B: Erm, not really. Not at the moment.

    In a bar

    A: What can I get you?B: Just a cola please.A: Do you want ice?B: Just a bit, yeah.

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  • In a hotel

    A: Hello. Have you got a single room available?B: How many nights?A: Er, just one.B: Do you want en suite?A: Em, Im not bothered really.B: Ive got one room with a shared bathroom.A: How much is it please?B: Its 65 a night, including full English breakfast.

    At a language school

    A: Excuse me. Have you got any places left in the English classes?B: Only at low levels. Whos it for?A: Its for me.B: No, Im afraid were full up at everything from intermediate up. Youll have to

    come back at the beginning of next term.A: OK. When is that?B: Enrolment starts on September 2nd.

    In a classroom

    A: Do you want to open the window?B: Yes, it is a bit stuffy.A: Can you manage?B: God, its a bit stiff.

    In an interview

    A: Em, I think your phones ringing.B: Yes. Would you excuse me for one moment please?A: Of course.

    Two friends

    A: Your phones ringing.B: Alright hold on a sec.A: Yeah.

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