1. A: Jose and Patricia are going to get married. B: That’s great news. When is the wedding? A: They are going to attend college first. B: So, the wedding will be in about four years. A: Jose will take computer classes at U.C. Berkeley. B: And what will Patricia study? A: She’ll study psychology at U.C. Berkeley, also. 2. A: Patty, will you marry me? B: Yes, I will, Jose. But I won’t marry you until we finish college. A: But, Patty, that means we’ll wait four years. B: Don’t worry. I love you. I won’t marry anybody else. A: Will you still love me after four years? B: Yes, I will. I know I will. I won’t change my mind. 3. A: I ‘m going to think about Patty for four years. I won’t think about computers. B: You’ll study computers very hard. Then, you’ll get a good job after college. A: I’m afraid I’ll fail my computer courses. B: You won’t fail. You’re going to succeed. A: I hope I’ll concentrate. I hope I’ll be a good student. B: You’ll be an excellent student. 4. A: Jose and Patricia graduated. They’re going to get married next month. B: That’s great news. Where is the ceremony going to be? A: It’s going to be in Saint Matthew's Church. B: I don’t know where that is. Will you give me directions? A: Certainly. Are you going to drive or take the bus? B: I’ll probably drive to the wedding. 5. A: Yes, I think I’ll drive there too. B: Will there be a reception after the wedding? A: Of course. The reception will be at Patty’s parents’ house, in their back yard. B: How many people will be at the reception? A: They invited all their friends. About a hundred people will be there. B: I’m going to give them a nice wedding present. 6. A: What are you going to give them, do you know? B: I probably won’t give them silverware. A: Mr. and Mrs. Parker are going to give them silverware. B: I know, I’ll go to Macy’s and try to get ideas. A: I’ll probably give them a set of sheets and blankets. B: Good idea. I’m sure they’ll need those things. 7. A: I read the weather report. It’s going to rain tomorrow. B: Is it going to rain all day? A: The paper says it’s going to rain for two or three days. B: We’re going to have a problem. A: How will we have a reception in the back yard? B: We’ll have to hold the reception in the house. 8. A: I don’t think so. That won’t work. There will be too many people. B: What are we going to do? A: I know. If it rains, we’ll have the reception in the church basement. B: Good idea. The church basement is large. It will accommodate a lot of people. A: If it doesn’t rain, we’ll use the back yard of your house. B: Either way, it’ll be a beautiful wedding and reception. 9. A: Patty, what will you wear for the wedding? B: I’m going to wear my grandmother’s wedding dress. A: Wonderful. What’s Jose going to wear? B: He’ll wear a rented tuxedo. A: Where will you go after the wedding? B: After the wedding, we’re going to travel in Colorado. 10. A: Jose, you must be happy. You’re finally going to marry Patricia. B: Yes, but the future is uncertain. A: Where are you going to live? B: We’re not sure. We’ll probably live with my folks for a while. I’m going to apply for a job in New York. A: Will you move to New York if you get that job? B: I’m not sure. If we move to New York, I’ll give you our new address.
Welcome to Grammartalk. This blog contains conversation practices that focus on the grammar of English. The conversations are what people might really say in each situation. However, the grammar is stressed. A good way to use Grammartalk is to practice the conversations, and also notice the grammar in the questions and answers. This site is a good place to practice both conversation and grammar. Also, check out the other blogs: Dialogue Workout, Consonants for ESL Students, and ESL Audio Files. There is a lot of material here for students of English as a Second Language. Enjoy!