11. A: I think your cousin is very friendly. B: He certainly is. He’s the friendliest person I know. A: He’s also very intelligent. B: Yes. He’s the most intelligent person in the class. A: Your cousin is the nicest person in our neighborhood. B: He’s also the best tennis player in our neighborhood. 12. A: May I help you? B: Yes, please. I want to buy a large refrigerator. A: I think you’ll like this one. It’s very large. B: Don’t you have a larger one? A: No, I’m afraid not. This is the largest one we have. B: Thank you anyway. A: Sorry we can’t help you. Please come again. 13. A: I think your neighbors are very considerate. B: You’re right. They’re the most considerate people I know. A: They’re also very quiet. B: I agree. They’re the quietest neighbors on the block. A: They’re also very friendly. B: You’re right. They’re the friendliest people in town. 14. A: Are you disappointed with your car? B: Yes, I am. It’s the worst car I’ve ever had. A: I agree. I think your car is very ugly. B: It certainly is. It’s the ugliest car I’ve seen. A: Couldn’t you find a better used car? B: No, I couldn’t. I hate to say it, but this car is the best one I could find. 15. A: May I help you find something? B: Yes. I’m looking for a comfortable sofa. A: I think you’ll like this one. It’s very comfortable. B: Don’t you have a more comfortable one? A: No. This is the most comfortable one we have. B: Do you have a more attractive one? A: This sofa is the most modern one in this city. B: I’m not very interested in modern sofas. I want the best one for my apartment. 16. A: You don’t think this sofa is attractive? B: No. I want the most attractive one you have. A: This sofa is the most attractive one in the store. B: It’s the least attractive sofa I’ve seen. A: I think you would be happier if you went to a different store. B: But, your store is in the most convenient location. 17. A: The Bargain Store is the cheapest store in town. B: Although it’s the cheapest, it isn’t the most popular. A: Why isn’t it the most popular? B: The appliances aren’t very dependable. A: Where are the most dependable appliances? B: The Big Name Store has the most dependable appliances. 18. A: The products at the Bargain Store are the worst in town. B: No wonder people don’t like to shop there. A: They have the least helpful salespeople in town. B: That’s terrible. The salespeople should be more helpful. A: The Big Name Store, on the other hand, has the best products in town. 19. A: The Saver Store is the most popular store in town. B: Why is The Saver Store the most popular one? A: The clothes aren’t the most fashionable you can buy. B: They aren’t the most fashionable? A: The CD players aren’t the best you can buy. B: They aren’t the best? Then, why shop there? A: Their location is the most convenient, and their salespeople are the friendliest. 20. A: Who is the most important person in your country’s history? B: I think George Washington is the most important. A: What is the funniest TV program, in your opinion? B: I think “Saturday Night Live” is the funniest one. A: In your opinion, what is the most interesting tourist sight in San Francisco? B: I think Mission Dolores is the most interesting tourist sight.
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!