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Your favorite personality and You

You : It feels so wonderful to meet you in person sir. I am a huge fan of yours. It is like a dream come true. Sachin: Oh, Thank you so much! Fan support is our strength. It feels good to come back to Bangalore every time. The atmosphere is so motivating. You: Thank you sir. Bangaloreans adore you...

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Team leader and Team Member

TL : Mohit, How's it going? TM : Hello sir, so far, so good. TL: Good to hear that. I hope you know you have a deadline to meet. TM: Yes, sir. I do. I am trying my level best to deliver on time. TL: Thats the spirit. I wanted to tell you to just follow up on Mr. Arora's consignment status. Make ...

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Call center executive and a customer

Customer: is this the Sony service center? CCE : Yes mam, may I help you? Customer: My music system is giving me trouble. The CD plate and the player are not working. The Cds get stuck and music stops. I want to register a complaint. CCE: Yes mam, could you please mention your model number and da...

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Parent and Teacher at a PTM conversation

Teacher: Good morning! Please take your seat. Parent: Thank you Mam! How has my daughter been doing? Teacher: Here are her reports for this term. Kindly have a look at them. She has done much better than the previous term. Binu is a well behaved girl at class and always helpful at any time. As far...

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Teacher and Student conversation

Mam: That's all for today's class, students. You may leave now. Please ensure that you complete the work thats given to you. Have a nice day! Class:Thank you mam! You too. Tripti : Excuse me mam! Can you spare a few minutes for me? Mam: Yes, Tripti. What is it that I can do for you? Tripti: I co...

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Complaining to a restaurant manager

Atul: Excuse me bearer! Could you please come here? Bearer: Yes sir! Is there any problem sir? Atul: Yes, there is. It is disgusting to find an iron nail in the mixed vegetable dish that we had ordered. Dont you people check it before it is served to the guest? I need to talk to the restaurant man...

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Sister complaining to her father about her brother

Ana : Hello papa, what are you doing? Papa: Oh my dear girl, come here. I am just clearing my table. You look worried and bothered. Ana: Yes, papa. I am.Its about Anand. Papa: Not again. So what were you both up to this time? Ana: Papa, he meddles with all my stuff and I dont like it. I miss a l...

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Complaining to a boss about a colleague

Aman : Good morning Sir! May I have a word with you if you are free? Boss : Good morning Aman! Please take your seat. Just give me a minute while I just finish this phone call. Aman : No problem sir. Boss : Well, yes. What's bothering you Aman? Is everything alright? Aman: Not really sir. Its my...

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At the Electricity Board

Sharad : Hello, is this the Electricity Board? EB Office: Yes, it is. May I help you? Sharad : I need to lodge a complaint regarding a power cut at our residence. EB office: I am afraid you need to contact the power house for that sir. We do not register such complaints here. Sharad: Alright. In...

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At the reception desk of an English Institute

Amol: Good morning Mam! I am Amol. I would like to know about the various advanced level courses that your institute can offer. Counsellor: Very good morning Amol. Thanks for calling upon us. Before I could explain a little more, may I know your educational background and your requirements? Amol: ...

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At the bus stop while waiting for the bus

X : Hello, could you please tell me if bus no 735 has left already? Y: I am not quite sure though. Where do you want to go? X : I need to go to Khan bazaar. Y: You could take bus no 752 too. It would go via post office, a little longer route, but you will save time waiting here for 735. X: I sup...

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At the post office

To send a parcel Customer : Parcel counter : PC C: Hello, Could you please help me send a parcel? Enquiry Counter: Yes. Please approach the parcel counter over there. C: Thank you. PC: May I help you? C: Yes. I need to send this parcel to Mumbai. PC: Ok. What is the nature of the parcel sir? ...

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At the bank

Banking Officer: BO;Help desk:HD; Customer:C To open an account. Help desk: hello, may I help you? Customer: Hello, I would like to open a savings account in your bank. What are the formalities? HD : Kindly contact our banking officer who is seated at the far right. Customer: Thank you. BO: Ye...

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At the reservations counter

Passenger: good morning! I would like to book three tickets to Varanasi. Here are the details on this form. Ticketing Officer: Do you have any berth preferences? You have not mentioned any. Passenger:Two lower berths preferably and the third could be any. TO: Ok. Let me check. Well, they are avai...

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At the railway station

Situation: To check availability of tickets and make a booking from Delhi to Varanasi At the enquiries counter Passenger: Good morning! Clerk: Good morning! May I help you? Passenger: I would like to know the name and number of trains towards Varanasi. Clerk: You may use the automatic checking ...

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At a formal office party

Sumit : Isn’t this a big moment for our company? Akshay : Of course, it is. Achieving an honor from the marketing world is not so easy. I feel proud to be part of it. Rohan : Well said Akshay! I have been associated with the organization for the past five years and I must say, the growth has...

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During lunch hour at an office

Hemant : Hi guys, I am so damn hungry now. I had worked late till twelve last night. I couldn’t sleep properly either. Hence, I couldn’t eat my breakfast. Snigdha : Hey Hemant, would you care for an onion parantha?  My mom had sent a few more today. Hemant : That’s so sweet...

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In a classroom

Akhil : Hi Vijay, can you just help me with this topic? I just couldnt follow. Vijay : Hey Akhil! Whats the matter? Were you ill? I didnt see you during the session when this topic was explained. In fact, I too need some help with this. Akhil : Yes, I was unwell that day and couldnt make it to cla...

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At a wedding, among a group of uncles, aunts and cousins

Aditya : Pranam to all my uncles and Aunts! I cant express how excited I am to meet you all after such a long time. And a big hi to all my cousins! How have you all been? I just did not expect all of you to make it to this wedding though I had hoped. This is a great feeling! Uncle 1 : We are also o...

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Meeting new people at work

Krish : Hello, I am Krish, a new appointment to your Department . Nice to meet you! Kunal : Hi, I am Kunal. Welcome to our office! I would also like you to meet Priyanka, Sagar and Komal. We all work for the same department and we would be your colleagues hereafter. Krish : Hello, everyone. Its wo...

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At the Canteen, introducing others

Mikki : Hello, I am Mikki! Nice to meet you! Nikitha : Hello, I am Nikitha, pleased to meet you too! Mikki : Nikitha, this is Raunak from second year B.Com, my friend. Nikitha: Hi! Mikki : Raunak, this is Nikitha, a new entrant, my classmate. Raunak : Hello, how do you do? Welcome to our colleg...

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In a classroom

Mohit: Hi friends! We have a new comer to our class today and she would like to introduce herself to all of us. Pragya : Thanks Mohit! Hello everyone! My name is Pragya Deshpande and I am from Pune. I am a graduate in Economics from the Pune University. I am here to do my Post graduation in the sam...

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At an interview

Interviewee I, Boss B Excuse me sir! May I come in? Yes please! Good morning sir! Good morning! Please take your seat. Thank you sir! Could you please introduce yourself? Yes, I am Arjun Singh. I am 22 years old. I have completed my graduation in Arts from and I am currently pursuing my Diplo...

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Talking to a student

Tony: In which class do you study? Rinku: I study in class 8. Tony: What is the name of your school? Rinku: WNN public school. Tony: How far is it from your house? Rinku: About 7 kms. Tony: Do you like your School? Rinku: Yes, I like it very much. Tony: Why do you like your school? Rinku: I...

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Conversation : Visit to a Music Concert

Preeti: I attended a music concert. Madhu: Where was the music concert? Preeti: It was in Talkatora Stadium. Madhu: Where is this stadium? Preeti: It is near Dr. RML Hospital. Madhu: Who organised this concert? Preeti: It was organised by Lions Club, Delhi Madhu: Which musicians or singers we...

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WH FAMILY

Make Corrections:- 1.      What will you like to have? 2.      Who does go to market? 3.      At what time we should leave for the meeting? 4.      Whose is this pen? 5.    &n...

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Conversation : Talking about Diet

Rubina: Are you a vegetarian or non-vegetarian? Anju: I am a vegetarian. Rubina: Why dont you eat non-veg? Anju: I dont like it. Rubina: Do you enjoy fruits and vegetables? Anju: I really enjoy them and eat daily. They are good for our health. Rubina: What is your favourite fruit? Anju: My fa...

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Visit to a city

Rishi: Where did you go last week? Mintu: I had gone to Chandigarh. Rishi: With whom did you go? Mintu: I had gone there with my parents. Rishi: How did you go there? Mintu: We had gone there by car. Rishi: Where did you stay there? Mintu: At my Uncles house. Rishi: What does your Uncle do? ...

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INTERVIEW SKILLS

Quick Tips for Interview Success 1. PRACTICE: Mock interview practice plays an important role in confidence-building of a candidate. Daily practice for some days prepares you for success. You can also take the help of your friends and family members for practice sessions. 2. GET SOME INFORMATION ...

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Conversation : Importance of English

Sumit: Are you learning English? Sarita: Yes, I am learning. Sumit: Why are you learning it? Sarita: Without it we cant make a good career. Sumit: Where are you learning? Sarita: I am learning it at Engmates. Sumit: Why have you joined this institute? Sarita: It is a good institute to learn e...

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PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT

From a person to a POWERFUL PERSONALITY Isn’t this that you always wanted? To be someone that another could look up to. To smile with that sense of satisfaction and confidence that nothing can shake you. Right from sensing your skills and working on your weaknesses we have a solution for all ...

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Conversation : Two Friends Talking about Job

John: In which company are you working? Tom: I am working in Wipro. John: What post are you in? Tom: I am a marketing executive in its printer department. John: Do you like your job? Tom: Yeah, I do. John: Do you like your boss? Tom: He is a nice man. John: Have you been given any conveyance...

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Conversation : Job in a School

Isha: Are you a teacher? Henna: Yeah, I am. Isha: In which school do you teach? Henna: In Winners Public School. Isha: What subject do you teach? Henna: I teach Science. Isha: Which classes do you teach? Henna: Senior secondary classes. Isha: Where is your school situated? Henna: It is at I...

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Going Abroad

Reema: To which country do you want to go? Gauri: Canada. Reema: Why do you want to go to Canada? Gauri: It is a large and beautiful country. Reema: Do you think Canada provides good career opportunities for young people? Gauri: Certainly. Besides, it is vast and pollution free. Roads are wide ...

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Conversation : Life in Delhi

Shiva: Since when have you been living in Delhi? Akram: I have been living here since my birth. Shiva: Can you tell me something about Delhi? Akram: Of course (certainly). Shiva: Which type of people live here? Akram: Delhi is a cosmopolitan city. People from all the states of India have settle...

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Television and Movies

Bobby: For how many hours do you watch TV everyday? Aman: Mostly an hour. I watch for more than two hours during holidays. Bobby: Why do you watch television? Aman: I watch it for information and entertainment. Bobby: Do you watch movies too? Aman: I dont have enough time to watch movies. Bobb...

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Calling a Friend

Vimal: Hello, Rocky! Whats the problem with you? You have not been coming to college for the past three days. Rocky: In fact, I am down with viral fever. Vimal: At least you should have called. Rocky: I called once but you were not at home. Your brother had attended the phone. Vimal: Probably he...

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Conversation : Asking For Money

Rajani: Is it 25834243? I am Rajani speaking. Can I talk to Dimple? Mani: I am Dimples brother Mani. Hold on please. I am just calling Dimple. Rajani: Thank you. Dimple: Hello, who is speaking? Rajani: Hello Dimple, I am Rajani. How are you? Dimple: I am excellent. And how are you? Rajani: Fi...

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Perfect Pronunciation

Pronunciation is the result of producing the sounds of speech. Any spoken language has specific pronunciation without which the meaning tends to get misunderstood or may not even be understood. Hence pronunciation requires plenty of practice to master the sounds of words. Here are some Tongue Twiste...

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Ten Commandments of Pronunciation

·        It’s ok to feel uncomfortable. In fact, it’s the first step to get started. The moment you accept it, the faster your actions will be. ·        Invest in some good pronunciation books, preferabl...

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Conversation : Shopping Programme

Raman: Hello Tony! What are you doing? Tony: Nothing special. How did you remember me today? Raman: Are you free in the evening? Tony: Yes. Do you have to go somewhere? Raman: Lets go for shopping. I have to buy dresses. Tony: From where will you buy? Raman: From Rajouri Garden. Tony: Things ...

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Ordering Pizza

Pizza Hut: Pizza Hut, how can I help you? Customer: I would like to order two regular Margerrita pizzas please Pizza Hut: Ok. Please hold the line. I shall transfer you to our Home delivery department. Home DD: Welcome sir, your order please? Customer: Two regular Margerrita Pizzas please. Home...

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TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR VOCABULARY

Vocabulary – The meaning In simple terms, it means knowledge of words in a particular language.  Your smart companion for confidence ·        Vocabulary helps in expressing oneself very well and aids in clear communication too. · ...

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Conversation : Breakfast Table

Mother: Chintu! Where are you? You are getting late for school. Take your breakfast. Chintu: What is there for breakfast, Mom? I wont eat apple. Ill just take bread with butter Father: My child, apple is good for health. Chintu: But I dont like. Mother: Take bread and butter. I am giving you jus...

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Calling a Doctor

Ravi Khanna: Hello! Is it Vandana Clinic? Receptionist: Yes. Ravi Khanna: Can I talk to Dr.M.K.Sethi? Dr. Sethi: Hello! Ravi Khanna: Good morning Dr. Sethi! I am Khanna from house no 27. My grandfather is seriously ill. He needs immediate treatment. Can you come here to attend him please? Dr. S...

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Conversation : Birthday Party

Mohit: Hello John, how are you? John: I am fine. How are you Mohit? Do you remember, it is Sunnys birthday today? Mohit: How can I forget the birthday of such a nice friend? Are you going? John: Definitely. At what time will you go? Mohit: At 7 p.m. Why dont you come to my house? Well go togethe...

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Lover of different things vocab

Couch-potato – who keeps watching tv the whole day Mouse-potato- who keeps playing games in computer Music-freak – who loves to listen to music Movie-buff – who loves to watch movies Netizen – who keep surfing on internet...

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Shopping Vocabulary

Shoplift – steeling things from the shop Freebie – Something that is given you with the item you are baying Shopaholic – person who is fond of shopping Haggle – to bargain  Jaw-dropping price – to feel surprise to see the price of the product...

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TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR VOCABULARY

Vocabulary – The meaning In simple terms, it means knowledge of words in a particular language.  Your smart companion for confidence ·        Vocabulary helps in expressing oneself very well and aids in clear communication too. · ...

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Buying a mobile

Visitor: Excuse me Sales girl: Welcome, sir! Visitor: Could you show me a good mobile phone? Salesgirl: Whats your range sir? Visitor: A nice phone within 7000/- Salesgirl: We have a lot of choices in that range sir. Please follow me as I shall just show you the models available with us. Here y...

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A Guest at Home

Rita: Good evening Uncle! How are you? I am happy to see you today. Uncle: I am fine, my dear. And how are you? Rita: Very well Uncle. Please come in. Uncle: Where are your parents? Rita: Papa is out of station and mummy has just gone to the market. Uncle: Where has your father gone? Rita: He ...

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Conversation : Opening a Bank Account

Harish: Good morning, sir! Accountant: Good morning! What can I do for you? Harry: I want to open an account in your bank. Accountant: Which type of account do you want to open? Harry: I want to open a savings bank account. Account: Please fill this form. Attach your two photographs, address pr...

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Conversation : Importance Of Games

Neeta: Where are going, Sarita? Sarita: I am going to the club. Neeta: What do you there? Sarita: I play tennis there with my friend, Rita. Neeta: Do you play tennis daily? Sarita: Yes. It keeps my body and mind fit. Neeta: Games are essential for good health. Sarita: But some people do not p...

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Conversation : Buying Shoes

Shopkeeper: Welcome, sir! Have a seat please. Would you like to take a cold drink? Sunny: No, thanks. Do you have Liberty shoes? Shopkeeper: Certainly, sir! What size do you wear? Sunny: Size 9 and black colour. Please show me the latest designs only. Shopkeeper: Dont worry sir. We have beautifu...

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Conversation : Buying A Computer

Ruchi: Excuse me! Could you suggest me a good computer? Salesgirl: Please have a seat. Would you tell me the configuration? Ruchi: I exactly dont know what the configuration should be. It must have enough power to help me operate Internet easily and do my graphic works comfortably. Salesgirl: You...

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Conversation : At The Saree Shop

Seller: Good evening madam! Customer: Good evening! Seller: Please be seated. What would you like to have, cold or hot ? Customer: Just a glass of cold water. It is very hot today. Seller: Yes ma’m, what can I do for you? Would you like saris or suits? Customer: Please show me different v...

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Conversation : Asking For Address

Passer-by : Yes please. Go straight on this road for about 2 kms. There you will find Fun Republic. Just turn to left after it. You will be at Moti Nagar. Rakesh:  Thanks. Passer-by:  Welcome. Rakesh:  (From a passer-by at Moti Nagar) Excuse me. Where can I locate this house B-32? ...

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Conversation : Stress of Board Exams

RAJU: Good evening uncle! I am watching a movie. UNCLE: Good evening my son! So now you are out of exam stress. RAJU: Yes uncle. It was a long and stressful period. I need some fun now to relax my mind. UNCLE: Have you performed well in all the papers? RAJU: I am satisfied with my performance al...

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Conversation : Admission in School

Receptionist: Welcome! Please meet Admission In-charge Mrs. Mehta in room no.7. Anita: Thanks! Receptionist: It’s all right. Anita: Excuse me Mrs. Mehta. I want some information about the admission of my brother. I want to get him admitted in 9th class. Mrs. Mehta: Please have a seat. ...

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Use Correct Pronouns

  1.     I saw ………….   . (he/ him) 2.       She took …………  . (it/them) 3.       He is faster than ……….  . (me/...

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Conversation : Cricket Match

Tony: I am praying to God to help India win the match. Monu: Don’t worry. India is definitely going to win this match. Tony: Why are you so sure? Four wickets are already down and Rahul Dravid and Yuvraj are unable to face the fast balling attack. Monu: Both these batsman are just try...

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Conversation : At A Gift Shop

Salesman:  Good morning sir! Customer: Good morning! Salesman: How can I help you sir? Customer: I want to purchase a gift for my sister to give it on her birthday. Salesman: how old is she? Customer: She is only eight years old. It should be something beautiful and unique. Salesman: You ...

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Conversation : Two College Students

In this conversation two new college students have an introductory talk and become friends. They are sitting in the library. Henry: Hello! May I know your name please? Mukesh: I am Mukesh. And what’s your good name please? Henry: My name is Henry. I am glad to talk to you. I recently t...

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Conversation : With a Receptionist

Visitor: Excuse me. Receptionist: Yeah, what can I do for you sir? Visitor: Could you help me to meet Mr. R.K. Bhatia, the manager of this company? Receptionist: I am sorry you can’t meet him today. He is extremely busy. Did you take an appointment? Visitor: Yes, I did. He himself called m...

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Conversation : With a Shopkeeper

Savita: How much is flour today? Shopkeeper: It is ten rupees a kilo. Savita: Rupees ten! Price of everything is looking up rapidly. Shopkeeper: Yes madam, and we are helpless. We can’t control the prices. Savita: Give me 5 kgs. And also give me 1 kilo rice. Shopkeeper: Anything else...

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ACTIVE-PASSIVE

Fill-ups:-             1.      Prizes will ………………. (give) by the principal. 2.      Has she ……………. (admit) in that hospital? 3. &n...

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Conversation : With a Traffic Policeman

Policeman: Hey! Stop your car. Roma: (Stopping her car, surprisingly). What is the matter? Policeman: You have violated the traffic rule. Roma: What are you saying? I haven’t committed any offence. Policeman: Don’t tell a lie. You should have stopped your car at the red light but...

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Conversation : At a Bus Stop

1st Passenger: Excuse me. Could you tell me which bus goes to India Gate? 2nd Passenger: Bus route no.823 and 308 will go there. 1st Passenger: At what time is the bus due? 2nd Passenger: I don’t know the exact time, but the service is good. 1st Passenger: If you don’t mind, coul...

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Conversation : At a Jewellery Shop

Jeweller: Good morning madam, welcome. Mrs. Khanna: Good morning. Jeweller: Please come in and take a seat. Mrs. Khanna: I want to purchase a jewellery set for myself. Jeweller: With great pleasure, it is your own shop. First tell us what would you like to take, cold or hot? Mrs. Khanna: N...

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Picnic Programme

Naresh: We have a holiday tomorrow. I think we should go somewhere to have fun. Manish: It is a good idea. But where shall we go? Naresh: Why don’t we go to the boating club? It is a wonderful picnic spot. We can enjoy boating as well as good music. Manish : Why not?  I am ready. Ah! H...

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Conversation : Uncle Calling From America

Uncle: Hello! Radhika? Radhika: Yeah. Who is speaking? Uncle: My child, uncle Mathur speaking from New York. Radhika: Hello uncle! How are you there? I am extremely happy to hear you. Uncle: All of us are fine here. What about you and your parents? Radhika: Everybody is fit and happy...

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WH FAMILY

Make corrections:- 1.      Why Rohan speaks lie? 2.      How you reached? 3.      At what time he will be at home? 4.      When you are going to America? 5.      From whe...

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Conversation : Scolding younger Brother

MANISH: Raju! What are you doing? RAJU: I am watching a cricket match. MANISH: You have been watching television for a long time. This is your daily routine. Why don’t you take any interest in studies? RAJU: I study early in the morning. MANISH: For how many hours? RAJU: For two hours. M...

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Visiting a Hotel

Receptionist: Welcome. How can I help you sir? Visitor: I want a room to stay in your hotel. Receptionist: For how many days do you want to stay sir? Visitor: I want to stay for just five days. What would your charges be for a single room? Receptionist: It would be Rs 2000 per day for a standard...

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Conversation : Consoling a Friend (not complete)

Inder: Why are you sad? Haven’t you obtained (got) good marks? Rupa: I have failed in my exams and it is a big shock for me. Inder: Then it is time to celebrate. Rupa: What are you saying? Have you gone mad? Inder: Will getting tensed solve your problem? Failures are pillars of success...

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Conversation : Talking Between Brothers

SACHIN: Prem! Come here. You have completed your graduation. You are also trained in computer operations. I think you must try for a good job now. PREM: But brother, I don’t want to work. SACHIN: Then what will you do? How can you waste your time wandering with your friends or sitting at hom...

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In the Hospital, with a patient

Manju: Hello, Amir, how are you feeling now? Amir: Somewhat better. Allah saved my life. Kishan: Everything is so unpredictable. How did this happen? Amir: It all happened very fast. I had no time to save myself. I was going on a scooter. Suddenly a car swerved to my side to save a cow. The drive...

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Admission of a child to school

Vandana: Hello Preeti! How are you? You look a little worried. Preeti: Hi. Yes, I am worried about my son’s school admission. I don’t know what I should do. Vandana: Why are you worrying? You can get him admitted to any good English medium school. Preeti: Yes, but most of the schools ...

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Complete sentences by using Tense

Complete sentences by using Tense:- 1.      Mr. Kapoor’s family had been ……………. in that state ……………. Many years. 2.      Last year he didn’t ………&...

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Confrontation with the traffic police

Amita: Hey! What are you doing? Why are you lifting up my car? Traffic policeman: Are you the owner of this car? Amita: Of course, I am. Don’t touch my car. Leave it here. TP: You have violated the rules. Public is not allowed to park vehicles on the road. Such vehicles would be carried to ...

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Buying a Television

Shopkeeper: Welcome, sir! Customer: Could you show me a good television? Shopkeeper: Oh sure, sir! We have all the most popular brands. Would you want to buy a regular TV or the LED? Customer: I would like to go for an LCD. Shopkeeper: Yes sir! You could see Sony, Samsung and LG. The screen size...

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Conversation : Doctor And Patient

Mr. Kapoor: Good morning, Dr. Sharma! Dr. Sharma: Good morning! What’s wrong with you? Mr. Kapoor: I have been suffering from fever since yesterday. Dr. Sharma: Do you have any other problem? Mr. Kapoor: I also have mild headache and shivers. Dr. Sharma: Let me feel your pulse and check y...

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Conversation : Interview – Call Centre/ Multinational company

Interviewer: Please tell us something about yourself. Candidate: I passed 12th through English medium with 75% marks. Now I am doing graduation from Oxford University. I am also doing a part time job as a computer operator. My hobbies are watching cricket and listening to music. Interviewer: Where...

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Complete sentences by using Modals

Complete sentences by using Modals:- (Can, Could, Must, Should, Should have, May, Might, Used to, Would, Need, Dare) 1.      We ……………. take care of public properties. 2.      …………&hell...

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Conversation : Interview for the Post of Marketing Officer

Cabndidate: May I come in, sir? Interview Board: Yes, please come in. Candidate: Good morning, sir. Interview Board: Good morning, please sit down. What is your name? Candidate: Sir, my name is Rohit Kapoor. Interview Board: What post have you applied for? Candidate: Marketing officer, s...

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Imperative fill-ups

  1.      ……………me board the train. 2.      …………. Call her. 3.      Let ………… talk to her. 4.      &he...

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Conversation : Inquiry Of A Kidnapped Case

Press Reporter: Excuse me, I am a press reporter of the DELHI NEWS. Did you witness the kidnapping case here that took place just a few minutes ago? Meenakshi: Yes, we saw everything. I am still frightened. Rohan: It seems like a horrible dream. Press Reporter: Could you tell me about the inciden...

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Conversation : Morning Walk

Tina: I think we should go for a morning walk daily. Morning walk is extremely good for our body as well as our mind. It keeps us active the whole day. Meena: You are right. I am ready to go with you. It is the best exercise for both young and old. Tina: It refreshes our mind and improves blood ci...

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Conversation : Blood Donation Camp

STEPHEN: Hello John, what are you doing? JOHN: I have just written a poem. STEPHEN: You have nothing else to do except writing poems. Will you be able to get better marks in the examination with the help of these poems? JOHN: Writing poems is my hobby. I know it won’t help me in getting goo...

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Conversation : Women And The Society

Mahima: What happened Swati? You are all soaked and looking tensed. Swati: For women Holi is a traumatic experience. The worst festival I think. Mahima: Did someone trouble you a lot? Swati: First a water-filled balloon hit me on the face while coming in the bus. And as soon as I got down the bus...

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Conversation : Booking Advertisement

Ad. Rep: May I come in, Sir? Manager: Yes come in. Please take your seat. Ad. Rep: Thanks. Manager: What can I do for you gentleman? Ad. Rep: Sir, I am an advertisement representative of Delhi News. And I am here to introduce our fort-nightly newspaper to you and talk over the possibility of rel...

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Conversation : Children & Punishment

Anju: Most of the parents think that it is necessary to punish the children now and then. But I think it is inhuman. What do you think Jatin? Jatin: My friend Manish says that his parents used to punish him hard to reform him. He was often slapped and beaten with a stick. He still loves his parents...

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Conversation : Criminals in Politics

Reena: Sumit, you are nineteen years old and you have voting rights. For whom will you cast your vote? Sumit: I am not going to cast my vote. I hate politics. Reena: But by hating politics you can’t gain anything. In my opinion, it is the duty of every citizen to caste vote and elect good le...

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Conversation : Choosing A Life Partner

Savita: Rahul, what is your opinion about love-marriage? Don’t the youngsters deserve (right to have ) the freedom to choose their own life-partners? Rahul: In my view, they must not be given such a freedom. I am against love-marriages. If we break the discipline of the society, we’ll c...

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Conversation : Art Of Success In Business

Rocky: Our world is passing through an economic revolution. Every young man is interested in business these days. Meera: We are stuck to just two words – business and computers. People are becoming selfish and money-minded. Literature has been the soul of our society for centuries which we ar...

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VOICE MODULATION

What is Voice Modulation? Voice Modulation means to change or control your voice. Voice is God Gifted, yes it true and fact, but it can be trained, this also a fact. Nobody is a born singer or narrator or voice artiste, yes he/she may have a sweet, melodious voice by birth but still his/her voice ne...

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MOTHER TONGUE INFLUENCE (MTI) – H0W TO GET RID OF IT

MOTHER TONGUE INFLUENCE (MTI) – H0W TO GET RID OF IT What does it mean? It is the speaker’s mother tongue that becomes a problem while speaking English or any other foreign language. It is as simple as that. It is often the most common issue that people fi...

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PRONUNCIATION TIPS

  v 1. Read/Speak aloud v 2. Record and listen to yourself v 3. Listen to others/ Experts v 4. Watch English movies and videos v 5. Listen English songs and try to sing along v 6. Copy the experts v 7. Remember the spe...

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Types of Interview

Types of Interview     Structured & Unstructured Interview Individual &   Group Interview   Formal &  Informal Interview   Screening Interview   Telephonic Interview     Panel Interview ...

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Advanced Vocabulary

ADVANCED VOCABULARY 1.      Go-getter   -   someone who has a lot of energy and confidence and wants to succeed 2.      Savoir-faire  -  the ability to behave in a correct and confident way in different situation 3.&n...

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DRESSING TIPS FOR AN INTERVIEW

When you meet a potential employer, the first impression is based on what you’re wearing and how professional you look. One look at you can contribute significantly to your future with the company and while it is important to feel comfortable, ensure you do not go overboard. 1.  &...

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What is Emotional Intelligence (EQ)?

                                                 For most people, emotional intelligence (EQ) is more important than one’s intelligence (IQ) in attaining success in the...

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PERSONAL ETTIQUETTES

PERSONAL ETTIQUETTES   1.       It is always good to ask oneself, "What is the kindest way possible of doing this thing?" 2.       Etiquette is not just about putting others first in a way that you completely do not think of yo...

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Things to keep in mind while writing resume

            Use simple font. Stylish fonts are not readable.  ü Have medium size font and bullets. ü Use bullets. They give a professional look to your resume. ü Write an email address which sounds formal. ü Provide active contact nu...

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Choose the right modal verb

 1.    He had been working for more than 11 hours. He …………..  be tired after such hard work. He ……………  prefer to get some rest.  2.     …………&hel...

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Negotiating Skills

Job descriptions often list negotiation skills as a desirable asset for job candidates, but the ability to negotiate requires a collection of interpersonal and communication skills used together to bring a desired result. The circumstances of negotiation occur when two parties or groups of individua...

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CONFIDENCE BUILDING

Confidence is one of the most coveted characteristics of one’s personality. It is one of the prime factors of a successful career in one’s life and enhances the life quality of an individual. Most people struggle with it unaware of the necessary honing it needs to be given for better att...

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AT THE LAB

  Mr. X to the lab assistant: Good afternoon! I need to take a scan. L.A. : Kindly unbutton your shirts for the procedure please! And lie flat here. The entire scan would take just a couple of minutes. Please don’t worry Mr. X : Yes. Thanks.   After the scan is over, as Mr....

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Quick Tips for Interview Success

1. PRACTICE: Mock interview practice plays an important role in confidence-building of a candidate. You can join an institute for this practice. Daily practice for some days prepares you for success. You can also take the help of your friends and family members for practice sessions. 2. GET SOME I...

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MODALS: FILL IN THE BLANKS

Seeing a crow eating a piece of bread, a fox thought how it (a) ______ trick that fellow. It said, “(b) ______ I talk to you, Sir? “. The cow did not even look at the fox. The fox again said, “(c) ______ you please pay a little attention to me? What a nice bird you are! Your voice ...

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Prepositions Exercise

Fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions. 1. Match the pictures …………… the names.2.This key holder is very special …………..me.3. Kittens and mice are………… the same place.4. What’s that CD ...

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SYNONYMS (words with similar meaning)

1) Tension : stress, strain2) Fight : dispute, discord3) Help : assistance, aid4) Strange : odd, unusual5) Wild : uncivilized , savage6) Arrest : seize, capture7) Busy : occupied, engaged8) Insult : disgrace, humiliation9) Shelter : refuge, haven10) Holy : pious, godly...

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Learn Causative Verbs

When a subject does not do a work himself/herself, and takes the help of some other person or force that person to do that work, then we need to form a sentence with the help of a causative verb. 1. GETA. Use get according to tense, B. Place object after the causative verb, C. Main verb always in 3...

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Tenses Fill-ups

Use the correct Tense:   1.      We …………….. (go) to New Delhi tomorrow. 2.      I usually ………… (take) tea in breakfast. 3.      It ……&helli...

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Commonly used phrases and Idioms

1.         Let bygones be bygones 2.       A drowning man catches at a straw   3.       Too many cooks spoil the broth   4.       No pains, no gains   5. &n...

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DEBATE ETTIQUETTES

DEBATE ETTIQUETTES   1. Avoid the use of Never. 2. Avoid the use of Always. 3. Refrain from saying you are wrong. 4. You can say your idea is mistaken. 5. Don’t disagree with obvious truths. 6. Attack the idea not the person. 7. Avoid exaggeration. 8. The use of often/generally a...

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Preposition Exercise

Preposition Exercise: Fill-ups 1.     I will meet you …………… the class. 2.     Place the painting ………… the wall. 3.     She dived ………. The pool. 4. ...

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Conjunction Exercise

Conjunction Exercise: Fill-ups 1.     Work hard ………… you succeed. 2.     ……………….. I am with you he cannot harm you. 3.     I will not go to school ……&h...

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Preposition:

Preposition: Fill the correct preposition: 1.      Disha has just got …………. the bus. 2.      The car is running ……….. with speed. 3.      He will be free ……&...

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Words of Quantity

  1.    He has …………… information. 2.     There is …………. Good left. 3.     Only ………… students came to school yesterday. 4.   &...

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Adverb Exercise:

  1.     We …………… go out in the evening. 2.     She ………………….. wears sari. 3.     Sita was ………… happy yesterday. 4. ...

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MTI and English

  MTI refers to Mother Tongue Influence. To start with, MTI is not only a problem faced by Indians but is a problem faced by people all across the globe, except native English speakers. The basic reason behind this problem is we are all habituated to speak and listen to our mother tongue righ...

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Personality Development

Personality refers to one’s appearance, characteristics, attitude, mindset and behavior with others. Personality Development plays a very important role in our personal and in our professional life. Personality development means essentially enhancing and grooming one’s outer and inner s...

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Stress Management

In this day and age, stress is a part and parcel of our everyday lives. Every day we are faced with situations which are trying and stressful. While we avoid these as much as possible but we can make a difference only by learning to cope with stress in an effective manner . We all know how harmful s...

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Preposition

Fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions. 1.Compare your answers …………….. your partner.2.This key holder is very special …………..me.3.Kittens and mice are………… the same place.4.Write ……&hell...

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ANCHORING – TIPS

   1.       Walk in with super high energy. You want to get the audience’s energy as high as possible. This decides the tone of your event.   2.      Begin by saying “Hi everyone, we have a really great show for you...

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20 Most Used English Proverbs

You can’t have your cake and eat it too-You cant have it both ways. Practice makes the man perfect– Everything is difficult when you are a beginner. But if you stick with it, if you keep practicing, you can master anything. Where there is a will, there is a way-if you have the will to ...

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Superfluous Expressions

Word/Phrase    -    Superfluous 1.      Until - not 2.      Unless- not 3.      Rarely- not 4.      Hardly- not 5.      Scarcely- not 6.&nb...

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Pronunciation

Pronunciation Silent B Rule 1: B is not pronounced after M at the end of a word. • Examples: limb, crumb, dumb, comb, bomb, thumb, climb, tomb Rule 2: B is usually not pronounced before T at the end of a root word.** • Examples: debt, doubt, debtor, doubtful, subtle, subtleness **A ro...

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