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Test 8 - Situational dialogues / short conversations

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†Situational dialogues / short conversations†8

EXERCISE. Choose the correct answer.

1. When are you getting married?

Not often enough.


Sometime next summer.

Later on.

2. Howís it going?

It went about an hour ago.

Itís going with us.

The sun is shining.


3. Whatís the weather doing?

Itís chucking it down.

Iím boiling.

Itís chucking it up.

It was raining yesterday.

4. Did you watch that DVD I lent you?

a) We didnít get started.

b) About half of it.

c) There was nothing to watch.

Yes, any time.

5. Can Anna stay for dinner?

Whatever she wants.

Sheís coming downstairs.

If she wants.

No, weíre having dinner.

6. My brother has just bought a new house.

Really good.


Whatís his name?

That was great.

7. Everyoneís gone out.

Oh. Do you know where?

Oh. Theyíve taken their time.

Itís early.

Why didnít they tell her?

8. Can you lend me a pound for the bus home?

In a few days.

Sorry, I canít come with you.

Here it is.

Here you are.

9. Thereís something wrong with my car.

I didnít know.

You should have known.

How do you know?

Did you know?

10. Did you leave the kitchen light on?

Yes, it was Paul.

Only by mistake.

The light was left on.

What a waste of money.

1. The film starts in half an hour.

What time is it?

Itís on time.

Weíd better hurry then.

Itís on soon.

2. Which bus goes to Liverpool?

The number 28 has gone.

Iím not sure.

We canít go by train.

The three oíclock is coming.

3. Have you ever been to Portugal?

Yes, an hour ago.

Two years ago.

Not really, no.

Only by road or rail.

4. I canít pay my gas bill this month.

Oh dear.

How nice for you.

Thatís odd.

Please pay it.

5. This is my brother, Simon.

How old are you?

Have you got any children?

Do you want to go out tonight?


6. Do you want a lift to the concert?

Give me a lift.

I donít care.

No, I canít.

Yes, please.

7. Excuse me, where are the toilets?

Turn left and go through the double doors.

Turn left and go through a double doors.

Turn left and go through the double door.

Turn left and go through a double door.

8. Are you Natalie Brown?

No, heís upstairs in a meeting.

No, sheís upstairs in a meeting.

No, theyíre upstairs in a meeting.

No, heís not here today.

9. See you tomorrow.

No way.

Really soon.

Why wait?

See you.

10. When does the next course start?

Two weeks ago.

Quite often.

As soon as possible, please.

The week after next.