Making a Point

 

Practice the sentences

Listen to the dialogue and continue with the correct response.
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
 
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    • I like your car.en
       
    • We can agree to disagree.en
       
    • It is very rainy today.en
       
 
 
I don't believe that's true.en
I guess you could be right.en
 
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    • I am certain of it!en
       
    • I'm 25 years old.en
       
    • You are a tall person.en
       
 
 
How do you feel about that?en
I still have my doubts.en
 
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    • How can I do my homework?en
       
    • What can I do to convince you?en
       
    • When is your day?en
       
 
 
 
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Practice the phrases

Build the sentence by clicking on the words.
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Learn the dialog

Listen to the dialogue 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
 

Practice the dialog

Complete the dialogue.
 
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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 and explain your situation. 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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Practice Listening

Listen to the dialogue and choose the matching statement.
 
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    • He agreed to her proposal.en
       
    • They need to agree on this subject.en
       
    • They agreed to find a new house.en
       
 
 
 
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    • They both liked the question.en
       
    • It wasn't convincing, in his opinion.en
       
    • In his opinion, the argument was convincing.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 the dialogue

Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (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 dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (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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