• Call for help in an emergency
    Give a compliment
    Make a request
    Talk to a clerk at the market
    Order a meal in a restaurant
    Recommend a wonderful dish
    Make a doctor appointment
    Describe how you are feeling
    Talk on the telephone
    Give information about
    a person you know
    Show interest
    Show you understand
    Talk about the recent past
  • Greet people
    Start a conversation
    Describe people’s personality
    Thank someone
    Talk about yourself
    Talk about your plans for
    the weekend
    Make and decline invitations
    Make excuses
    Talk about your plans for
    the future
    Give encouragement
    Welcome a guest to your home
  • Talk about music
    Offer to help someone
    Take and leave messages
    Make a suggestion
    Invite someone to a meal
    Agree when and where to meet
    Describe locations
    Talk about car problems
    Make and accept invitations
    Say good-bye
    Describe a recent experience
    Describe an annoying person
    Give your opinion
    Give advice