Conversation Lesson 4
 
 
 
 
Lesson 4 - What Is It?

Anna is new to Washington, DC. She meets her friends to go out for coffee. Anna has many things in her bag.
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Lesson Video

Watch the video and then do the activities on this page.
Video Script

Anna: Pete, hi! Hi, we are here!
Pete: Hi, Anna! Hi, Marsha!
Anna: Hi!
Pete: How are you two?
Marsha: I am great!
Anna: You know, Pete, I am new to D.C. The city is big.
Pete: Yeah. But you learn a little more every day. How's the new apartment?
Anna: The new apartment is great! Let's get coffee!
Marsha: Anna, do you have a pen?
Anna: Yes. I have a pen in my bag.
Anna: I have a …
Pete: It is not a pen. It is a book. It is a big book.
Anna: Yes. Yes it is, Pete. I know I have a pen, though…
Anna: I have a ....
Marsha: It is not a pen, Anna ... a toy?
Anna: I have a ....
Pete: And it is a pillow!
Anna: Pete, Marsha, I know I have a pen.
Marsha: Anna, it is a map.
Pete: Why do you have a map of the world?
Anna: Pete, Marsha. Now I know I have a pen.
Pete: And now you have a lamp.
Marsha: Anna.
Anna: I have a pen! Let’s get coffee!
Listening

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Speaking

Listen and practice saying the new words for this lesson. Practice the grammar and question structures.
Pronunciation

Often English speakers do not say the word "and" carefully. Watch the video to learn about this reduced form in American English.
New Words
  • bag - n. a soft container used to hold money and other small things
  • big - adj. large in size
  • book - n. a set of printed sheets of paper that are held together inside a cover or a long written work
  • coffee - n. a dark brown drink made from ground coffee beans and boiled water
  • lamp - n. a device that produces light
  • little - adj. small in size
  • map - n. a picture or chart that shows the rivers, mountains, streets, etc., in a particular area
  • pen - n. a writing instrument that uses ink
  • pillow - n. a bag filled with soft material that is used as a cushion usually for the head of a person who is lying down
  • toy - n. something a child plays with
  • world - n. the earth and all the people and things on it
Activity

Do the activity and practice writing the names of common objects. Click lesson activity to get the printable PDF version. The page opens to a new window.
Source: Voice of America
 
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