UNIT 02 Describing
people and activities TOPIC 04 What's she like?
LANGUAGE FOCUS 07 Giving
feedback on the telephone
Julia and her mother say:
How's the new
Oh, does she help
with the housework?
Yeah, she loves
She's also very interesting.
I love her stories about her family and life in Japan.
Julia likes her new apartment and flatmate. Julia's
mother is happy. She says; "Oh good",
"Lucky you", "That's wonderful!".
We call this feedback. Giving feedback is very important
in telephone conversations. Giving feedback shows we are listening
and we understand.
A: Do you like your new job?
B: No I don't. It's very difficult.
A: Oh that's no good.
A: Is your English class good?
B: Yes it is. It's really interesting.
A: Oh that's great.
A: How's your father?
B: Oh he's not very well. He's in hospital.
A: Oh I'm sorry.
A: What are you doing today?
B: Oh I'm going out for lunch. My friend is taking me.
A: Lucky you.
A: How's your new car?
B: Oh, it has lots of problems. I'm not happy with it.
A: Oh that's terrible!
Now go to the Activities menu and choose