Introduce Yourself

Watch as Bob introduces himself to us. Then answer questions about yourself.

Self Study

Dictation

Listen to the dialogue in the episode again. Try to write down what they say and then check with the answers below.

Transcript

Hi, I'm Bob. I'm American. I'm 37 years old.

I'm married with two kids. I have a son and a daughter.

I currently live in Los Angeles, California. However, I used to live in New York City.

These days, I'm interested in hiking, playing the guitar, and reading business books.

Self Study

Use a voice recorder to try to summarize what they said in the episode. You can use the questions and answers below to help.

Questions

BOB

What's his name?

Where’s he from?

How old is he?

Is Bob married?

Is Bob single?

Does Bob have any children?

How many kids does Bob have?

Does Bob have one child?

Where does Bob live?

Does Bob live in Chicago?

Where did Bob used to live?

Where did Bob live before he moved to L.A.?

What's Bob interested in these days?

Is Bob interested in playing the piano?

Does Bob like reading cook books?

Is Bob into hiking?

YOU

What's your name?

Where are you from?

What nationality are you?

How old are you?

Are you married?

Do you have any kids?

Where do you live?

Have you always lived there?

What are you into?

What are your hobbies? What do you do in your free time?

Answers

BOB

What's his name?

His name's Bob.

Where’s he from?

He’s from America.

He’s American.

He’s from the United States.

He’s from the USA.

How old is he?

He's 37 years old.

Is Bob married?

Yes, he is.

Is Bob single?

No, he's not single. He's married.

No, he's married. He has a wife.

Does Bob have any children?

Yes, he does. He has two children.

Yes, he has two kids.

How many kids does Bob have?

He has 2 kids.

Does Bob have one child?

No, he has 2 children.

Does Bob have any children?

Yes, he has a son and a daughter.

Where does Bob live?

He lives in Los Angeles.

Does Bob live in Chicago?

No, he doesn't. He lives in L.A.

Where did Bob used to live?

He used to live in New York City.

Where did Bob live before he moved to L.A.?

Bob used to live in New York, but he now lives in Los Angeles.

What's Bob interested in these days?

He's interested in hiking, playing the guitar, and reading business books.

Is Bob interested in playing the piano?

No, he likes playing the guitar.

Does Bob like reading cook books?

No, he doesn't like reading cook books. He enjoys reading business books.

Is Bob into hiking?

Yes, these days he's into hiking.

Yes, he’s interested in hiking.

Yes, he likes hiking.

YOU

What's your name?

My name's _________.

Where are you from?

I'm from _________.

What nationality are you?

I'm ________.

How old are you?

I'm _____ years old.

Are you married?

No, I'm too young to be married.

No, I'm single.

No, but I do have a girlfriend / boyfriend.

Not yet, I’m engaged (I have a fiancée / fiancé).

Yes, I'm married. I've been married for ____ years.

No, I'm divorced.

Do you have any kids?

No, I’m still a child / teenager. I’m too young.

No, not yet.

Not yet, but my wife is 5 months pregnant.

No, I don't plan on having any children.

Yes, I've got one daughter.

Yes, I've got two daughters and one son.

Where do you live?

I live in ________.

Have you always lived there?

Yes, ______ is my home town.

No, I used to live in _______.

What are you into?

I like ____ing _________.

What are your hobbies? What do you do in your free time?

My hobbies include ____ing, ____ing, and ____ing _______.

I like to ______, ________, and _________.

Notes