Making a Point

 

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Listen to the dialog while reading the text.
First of all I would like to express my dislike of this discussion. I don't like talking about it.en
I agree with you, but it needs to be addressed and we need to talk about it now.en
From my point of view it's very disrespectful how they are acting.en
You know I share your point of view, they are disrespectful, but it's not that easy.en
I think they do it on purpose just to annoy me.en
I don't quite think that's right. They don't want to annoy you on purpose, they just don't have the same point of view as you.en
I suppose that could be true. But they keep making a lot of noise late at night and I need to sleep.en
In order to solve this problem you should make an effort and explain your situation. Maybe they don't know that you are working early?en
I don't think explaining it will change anything, but I guess I could try.en
You can do it! You're good at making a point.en
I'll take your word for it!en
 

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Complete the dialog.
 
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  •   First of all I would like to express my  
      of this discussion. I don't like talking about it.
     
 
 
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  •   I agree with you, but it needs to be addressed and we need to  
      about it now.
     
 
 
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  •   From my point of view it's very disrespectful how they are  
     .
     
 
 
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  •   You know I  
      your point of view, they are disrespectful, but it's not that easy.
     
 
 
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  •   I think they do it on purpose just to  
      me.
     
 
 
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  •   I don't quite think that's right. They don't  
      to annoy you on purpose, they just don't have the same point of view as you.
     
 
 
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  •   I suppose that  
      be true. But they keep making a lot of noise late at night and I need to sleep.
     
 
 
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  •   In order to solve this problem you should make an effort and explain your  
     . Maybe they don't know that you are working early?
     
 
 
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  •   I don't think explaining it will  
      anything, but I guess I could try.
     
 
 
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  •   You can do it! You're good at making a  
     .
     
 
 
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  •   I'll take your  
      for it!
     
 
 
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Learn important phrases

My impression is that it has been getting worse every week.en
As far as I can see there has been a big improvement.en
I don't believe that's true.en
I guess you could be right.en
How do you feel about that?en
I still have my doubts.en
What do you think?en
I'm sorry, but I don't agree with you on this.en
My impression is that it has been getting worse every week.
 
As far as I can see there has been a big improvement.
 
I don't believe that's true.
 
I guess you could be right.
 
How do you feel about that?
 
I still have my doubts.
 
What do you think?
 
I'm sorry, but I don't agree with you on this.
 
 
 

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Practice Listening

Listen to the dialog and choose the matching statement.
 
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    • They need to agree on this subject.en
       
    • He agreed to her proposal.en
       
    • They agreed to find a new house.en
       
 
 
 
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    • It wasn't fair in his opinion.en
       
    • They agree on the fight.en
       
    • In her opinion, the fight was fair.en
       
 
 
 
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    • She should say sorry.en
       
    • He is not going to apologize.en
       
    • She will never apologize.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
Ashlee
First of all I would like to express my dislike of this discussion. I don't like talking about it.en
You
I agree with you, but it needs to be addressed and we need to talk about it now. en
From my point of view it's very disrespectful how they are acting.en
You know I share your point of view, they are disrespectful, but it's not that easy. en
I think they do it on purpose just to annoy me.en
I don't quite think that's right. They don't want to annoy you on purpose, they just don't have the same point of view as you. en
I suppose that could be true. But they keep making a lot of noise late at night and I need to sleep.en
In order to solve this problem you should make an effort and explain your situation. Maybe they don't know that you are working early? en
I don't think explaining it will change anything, but I guess I could try.en
You can do it! You're good at making a point. en
I'll take your word for it!en
Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
First of all I would like to express my dislike of this discussion. I don't like talking about it. en
David
I agree with you, but it needs to be addressed and we need to talk about it now.en
From my point of view it's very disrespectful how they are acting. en
You know I share your point of view, they are disrespectful, but it's not that easy.en
I think they do it on purpose just to annoy me. en
I don't quite think that's right. They don't want to annoy you on purpose, they just don't have the same point of view as you.en
I suppose that could be true. But they keep making a lot of noise late at night and I need to sleep. en
In order to solve this problem you should make an effort and explain your situation. Maybe they don't know that you are working early?en
I don't think explaining it will change anything, but I guess I could try. en
You can do it! You're good at making a point.en
I'll take your word for it! en
 
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