501. Hello.Where you at the butcher's?
502. Yes. I was.
503. Were you at butcher's, too?
504. No, I wasn't.
505. I was at the greengrocer's.
506. How's Jimmy today? He's very well, thank you.
507. Was he absent from school last week?
508. Yes, he was.
509. He was absent on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday and Tuesday.
510. How are you all keeping?
511. Very well, thank you.
512. We're going to spend three days in the country.
513. We're going to stay at my mother's for the weekend.
514. Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the country!
515. Aren't you lucky!
516. There is a car race near our town every year.
517. In 1995, there was a very big race.
518. There were hundreds of people there.
519. My wife and I were at the race.
520. Our friends Julie and Jack were there, too.
521. You can see us in the crowd.
522. We are standing on the left.
523. There were twenty cars in the race.
524. There were English cars, French cares, German cars. Italian cars. American cars and Japanese cars.
525. It was an exciting finish.
526. The winner was Billy Stewart.
527. He was in car number fifteen.
528. Five other cars were just behind him.
529. On the way home, my wife said to me,
530. 'Don't drive so quickly! You're not Billy Stewart!'
531. What's Ron Marston like,Pauline?
532. He's awful!
533. He telephoned me four times Yesterday,
534. and three times the day before yesterday.
535. He telephoned the office yesterday morning and yesterday afternoon.
536. My boss answered the telephone.
537. What did your boss say to him?
538. He said, "Pauline is typing letters.She can't speak to you now!"
539. Then I arrived home at six o'clock yesterday evening.
540. He telephoned again.
541. But I didn't answer the phone!
542. Did he telephone again last night?
543. Yes, he did.
544. He telephoned at nine o'clock.
545. What did you say to him?
546. I said, 'This is Pauline's mother.
547. Please don't telephone my daughter again!
548. Did he telephone again?
549. No, he didn't!
550. Last week Mrs. Mills went to London.
551. She does not know London very well, and she lost her way.
552. Suddenly, she saw a man near a bus stop.
553. 'I can ask him the way.' she said to herself.
554. 'Excuse me,' she said. 'Can you tell me the way to King Street, please?'
555. The man smiled pleasantly.
556. He did not understand English!
557. He spoke German.
558. He was a tourist.
559. Then he put his hand into his pocket,
560. and took out a phrasebook.
561. He opened the book and found a phrase.
562. He read the phrase slowly.
563. 'I am sorry,' he said. 'I do not speak English.'
564. Do you have any shoes like these?
565. What size?
566. numbe five.
567. what color?
569. I'm sorry.
570. We don't have any.
571. But my sister bought this pair last month.
572. Did she buy them here?
573. No, she bought them in the U.S.
574. We had some shoes like those a month ago,
575. but we don't have any now.
576. Can you get a pair for me, please?
577. I'm afraid that I can't.
578. They were in fashion last year and the year before last.
579. But they're not in fashion this year.
580. These shoes are in fashion now.
581. They look very uncomfortable.
582. They are very uncomfortable.
583. But women always wear uncomfortable shoes!
584. Good morning. Mr. Croft.
585. Good morning, nurse.
586. I want to see the dentist,please.
587. Do you have an appointment?
588. No, I don't.
589. Is it urgent?
590. Yes, it is.
591. It's very urgent.
592. I feel awful.
593. I have a terrible toothache.
594. Can you come at 10 a.m.on Monday, April 24th?
595. I must see the dentist now,nurse.
596. The dentist is very busy at the moment.
597. Can you come at 2 p.m.?
598. That's very late.
599. Can the dentist see me now?
600. I'm afraid that he can't,Mr. Croft.
601. Can't you wait till this afternoon?
602. I can wait, but my toothache can't!
603. What are you doing, Carol?
604. I'm making a shopping list, Tom.
605. What do we need?
606. We need a lot of thing this week.
607. I must go to the grocer's.
608. We haven't got much tea or coffee,
609. and we haven't got any sugar or jam.
610. What about vegetables?
611. I must go to the greengrocer's.
612. We haven't got many tomatoes,
613. but we've got a lot of potatoes.
614. I must go to the butcher's, too.
615. We need some meat.
616. We haven't got any meat at all.
617. Have we got any beer and wine?
618. And I'm not going to get any!
619. I hope that you've got some money.
620. I haven't got much.
621. Well, I haven't got much either!
622. Hi, Carol!Where's Tom?
623. He's upstairs.
624. He's having a bath.
626. Sam's here.
627. I'm nearly ready.
628. Hello, Sam.
629. Have a cigarette.
630. No, thanks, Tom.
631. Have a glass of whisky then.
632. OK. Thanks.
633. Is dinner ready, Carol?
634. It's nearly ready.
635. We can have dinner at seven o'clock.
636. Sam and I had lunch together today.
637. We went to a restaurant.
638. What did you have?
639. We had roast beef and potatoes.
641. What's the matter, Carol?
642. Well, you're going to have roast beef and potatoes again tonight!
643. Hello, Sam.Come in.
644. Hi, Sam.
645. We're having lunch.
646. Do you want to have lunch with us?
647. No, thank you. Tom.
648. I've already had lunch.
649. I had a lunch at half past twelve.
650. Have a cup of coffee then.
651. I've just had a cup, thank you.
652. I had one after my lunch.
653. Let's go into the living room,Carol.
654. We can have our coffee there.
655. Excuse the mess, Sam.
656. This room's very untidy.
657. We're packing our suitcases.
658. We're going to leave tomorrow.
659. Tom and I are going to have a holiday.
660. Aren't you lucky!
661. When are you going to have a holiday, Sam?
662. I don't know.
663. I've already had my holiday this year.
664. Where did you go?
665. I stayed at home!
666. Hello, Ken.
667. Hi, George.
668. Have you just been to the cinema?
669. Yes, I have.
670. What's on?
671. 'Paris in the spring'.
672. Oh, I've already seen it.
673. I saw it on television last year.
674. It's an old film, but it's very good.
675. Paris is a beautiful city.
676. I've never been there.
677. Have you ever been there, Ken?
678. Yes, I have. I was there in April.
679. Pairs in the spring, eh?
680. It was spring,
681. but the weather was awful.
682. It rained all the time.
683. Just like London!
684. Is my car ready yet?
685. I don't know. sir.
686. What's the number of your car?
687. It is LFZ 312G.
688. When did you bring it to us?
689. I brought it here three days ago.
690. Ah, yes, I remember now.
691. Have your mechanics finished yet?
692. No, they're still working on it.
693. Let's go into the garage and have a look at it.
694. Isn't that your car?
695. Well, it was my car.
696. Didn't you have a crash?
697. That's right.
698. I drove it into a lamp-post.
699. Can your mechanics repair it?
700. Well, they're trying to repair it,sir.
701. But to tell you the truth.
702. you need a new car!
703. Good afternoon.
704. I believe that this house is for sale. That's right.
705. May I have a look at it, please?
706. Yes, of course. Come in.
707. How long have you lived here?
708. I've live here for twenty years.
709. Twenty years!
710. That's long time.
711. Yes, I've been here since 1976.
712. Then why do you want to sell it?
713. Because I've just retired.
714. I want to buy a small house in the country.
715. How much does this house cost?
716. that's a lot of money.
717. it's worth every penny of it.
718. Well, I like the house.
719. but I can't decide yet.
720. My wife must see it first.
721. Women always have the last word.
722. Has Ian sold his house yet?
723. Yes, he has.
724. He sold it last week.
725. Has he moved to his new house yet?
726. No, not yet.
727. He's still here.
728. He's going to move tomorrow.
729. When? Tomorrow morning.
730. No. Tomorrow afternoon.
731. I'll miss him.
732. He has always been a good neighbour.
733. He's a very nice person.
734. We'll all miss him.
735. When will the new people move into this house?
736. I think that they'll move in the day after tomorrow.
737. Will you see Ian today,Jenny?
738. Yes, I will.
739. Please give him my regards.
740. Poor Ian!
741. He didn't want to leave this house.
742. No, he didn't want to leave.
743. but his wife did!
744. Nigel is our new next-door neighbour.
745. He's a pilot.
746. He was in the R.A.F.
747. He will fly to New York next month.
748. The month after next he'll fly to Tokyo.
749. At the moment, he's in Madrid.
750. He flew to Spain a week ago.
751. He'll return to London the week after next.
752. He's only forty-one years old,
753. and he has already been to nearly every country in the world.
754. Nigel is a very lucky man.
755. But his wife isn't very lucky. She usually stays at home!
756. Two return tickets to London,please.
757. What time will the next train leave?
758. At nineteen minutes past eight.
759. Which platform?
760. Platform Two.Over the bridge.
761. What time will the next train leave?
762. At eight nineteen.
763. We've got plenty of time.
764. It's only three minutes to eight.
765. Let's go and have a drink.
766. There's a bar next door to the station.
767. We had better go back to the station now, Ken.
768. Tickets, please.
769. We want to catch the eight nineteen to London.
770. You've just missed it!
771. What! It's only eight fifteen.
772. I'm sorry, sir.
773. That clock's ten minutes slow.
774. When's the next train?
775. In five hours' time!
776. I left a suitcase on the train to London the other day.
777. Can you describe it, sir?
778. It's a small blue case and it's got a zip.
779. There's a label on the handle with my name and address on it.
780. Is this case yours?
781. No, that's not mine.
782. What about this one?
783. This one's got a label.
784. Let me see it.
785. What's your name and address?
786. David Hall,83 Bridge Street.
787. That's right. D.N. Hall, 83 Bridge Street.
788. Three pounds fifty pence,please.
789. Here you are. Thank you.
791. What's matter?
792. This case doesn't belong to me!
793. You've given me the wrong case!
795. What's the matter, Andy?
796. I slipped and fell downstairs.
797. Have you hurt yourself?
798. Yes, I have. I think that I've hurt my back.
799. Try and stand up.
800. Can you stand up?
801. Here.Let me help you.
802. I'm sorry, Lucy.
803. I'm afraid that I can't get up.
804. I think that the doctor had better see you.
805. I'll phone Dr. Carter.
806. The doctor says that he will come at once.
807. I'm sure that you need an X-ray, Andy.
808. Read Jimmy's card to me please, penny.
809. 'I have just arrive in Scotland and I'm staying at a Youth Hostel.'
811. He says he's just arrived in Scotland.
812. He says he's staying at a Youth Hostel.
813. You know he's a member of the Y.H.A.
814. The what?
815. The Y.H.A., Mum.
816. The Youth Hostels Association.
817. What else does he say?
818. I'll write a letter soon.
819. I hope you all well.
820. What? Speak up. Penny.
821. I'm afraid I can't hear you
822. He say he'll write a letter soon.
823. He hopes we are all well.
824. 'Love, Jimmy.'
825. Is that all?
826. He doesn't say very much,does he?
827. He can't write very much on a card, Mum.
828. How was the exam, Richard?
829. Not too bad.
830. I think I passed in English and Mathematics.
831. The questions were very easy.
832. How about you, Gary?
833. The English and Maths papers weren't easy enough for me.
834. I hope I haven't failed.
835. I think I failed the French paper.
836. I could answer sixteen of the question.
837. They were very easy.
838. But I couldn't answer the rest.
839. They were too difficult for me.
840. French test are awful, aren't they?
841. I hate them.
842. I'm sure I've got a low mark.
843. Oh, cheer up!
844. perhaps we didn't to do badly.
845. The guy next to me Wrote his name at the top of the paper.
847. Then he sat there and looked at it for three hours!
848. He didn't write a word!
849. Where's Sandra, Bob?
850. I want her.
851. Do you want to speak to her?
852. Yes, I do. I want her to come to my office.
853. Tell her to come at once.
854. Did you want to see me?
855. Ah, yes, Sandra.
856. How do you spell "intelligent'?
857. Can you tell me?
859. That's right. You've typed it with only one 'L'.
860. This letter's full of mistakes.
861. I want you to type it again.
862. Yes, I'll do that.
863. I'm sorry about that.
864. And here's a little present for you.
865. What's it?
866. It's a dictionary.
867. I hope it'll help you.
868. Do you like this dress,madam?
869. I like the colour very much.
870. It's lovely dress,
871. but it's too small for me.
872. What about this one? It's a lovely dress.
873. It's very smart.
874. Short skirts are in fashion now.
875. Would you like to try it?
876. All right.
877. I'm afraid this green dress it too small for me as well.
878. It's smaller than the blue one.
879. I don't like the colour either.
880. It doesn't suit me at all.
881. I think the blue dress is prettier.
882. Could you show me another blue dress?
883. I want a dress like that one,
884. but it must be my size.
885. I'm afraid I haven't got a larger dress.
886. This is the largest dress in the shop.
887. Shall I make some coffee,Jane?
888. That's a good idea, Charlotte.
889. It's ready.
890. Do you want any milk?
891. Just a little, please.
892. What about some sugar?
893. Two teaspoonfuls?
894. No, less than that.
895. One and a half teaspoonfuls, please.
896. That's enough for me.
897. That was very nice.
898. Would you like some more?
899. Yes, please.
900. I'd like a cigarette, too.
901. May I have one?
902. Of course.
903. I think there are a few in that box.
904. I'm afraid it's empty.
905. What a pity!
906. It doesn't matter.
907. Have a biscuit instead.
908. Eat more and smoke less!
909. That's very good advice!
910. I like this television very much.
911. How much does it cost?
912. It's the most expensive model in the shop.
913. It costs five hundred pounds.
914. That's too expensive for us.
915. We can't afford all that money.
916. This model's less expensive than that one.
917. It's only three hundred pounds.
918. But, of course, it's not as good as the expensive one.
919. I don't like the model.
920. The other model's more expensive,
921. but it's worth the money.
922. Can we buy it on instalments?
923. Of course. You can pay a deposit of thirty pounds,
924. and then fourteen pounds a month for three years.
925. Do you like it, dear?
926. I certainly do,
927. but I don't like the price.
928. You always want the best,
929. but we can't afford it.
930. Sometimes you think you're a millionaire!
931. Millionaires don't buy things on instalments!
932. Fares, please!
933. Trafalgar Square,please.
934. I'm sorry, sir. I can't change a ten-pound note.
935. Haven't you got any small change?
936. I've got no small change, I am afraid.
937. I'll ask some of the passengers.
938. Have you any small change, sir?
939. I'm sorry. I've got none.
940. I haven't got any either.
941. Can you change this ten-pound note, madam?
942. I'm afraid I can't.
943. Neither can I.
944. I'm very sorry, sir.
945. You must get off the bus.
946. None of our passengers can change this note.
947. They're all millionaires!
948. Except us.
949. I've got some small change.
950. So have I.
951. Isn't there anyone at home?
952. I'll knock again, Helen.
953. Everything's very quiet.
954. I'm sure there's no one at home.
955. But that's impossible.
956. Carol and Tom invited us to lunch.
957. Look through the window.
958. Can you see anything?
959. Nothing at all.
960. Let's try the back door.
961. Look! Everyone's in the garden.
962. Hello, Helen. Hello, Jim.
963. Everybody wants to have lunch in the garden.
964. It's nice and warm out here.
965. Come and have something to drink.
966. Thanks, Carol.
967. May I have a glass of beer please?
969. There's none left.
970. You can have some lemonade.
972. Don't believe her, Jim.She's only joking.
973. Have some beer!
974. When my husband was going into the dining room this morning,
975. he dropped some coins on the floor.
976. There were coins everywhere.
977. We looked for them, but we could not find them all.
978. While we were having breakfast, our little boy, Tommy, found two small coins on the floor.
979. He put them both into his mouth.
980. We both tried to get the coins, but it was too late.
981. Tommy had already swallowed them!
982. Late that morning, when I was doing the housework, My husband phoned me from the office.
983. 'How's Tommy?' he asked.
984. 'I don't know,' I answered,
985. 'Tommy's been to the toilet three times this morning,
986. but I haven't had any change yet!'
987. Do you like stories?
988. I want to tell you a true story.
989. It happened to a friend of mine a year ago.
990. While my friend, George, was reading in bed, two thieves climbed into his kitchen.
991. After they had entered the house, they went into the dining room.
992. It was very dark, so they turned on a torch.
993. Suddenly, they heard a voice behind them.
994. The thieves dropped the torch and ran away as quickly as they could.
995. George heard the noise and came downstairs quickly.
996. He turned on the light, but he couldn't see anyone.
997. The thieves had already gone.
998. But George's parrot, Henry, was still there.
999. 'Nothing, Henry,' George said and smiled.
1000. 'Go back to sleep.'