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Speech frames from Term 1, 2005 Chungju University English

by Thor May
 
i) Make up your own English sentences with the speech-frames below;
ii) Try to join several speech-frames into one story (if you are clever!).
 
 
a) Where Is Carrefour ?
 
1. Excuse me, I'm _________________
 
2. _____________________________________ around here somewhere.
 
3. I've never heard ________________________
 
4. How do I ______________________ from here?
 
5. _____________________ on your map
 
6. Where's Lotte? ________________________.
 
7. The big road ___________________________
 
8. The subway runs ____________________________
 
9. Do I have to ____________________________ ?
 
10. You should ________________________________
 
11. Go straight for ________________________
 
12. That will bring you to __________________________.
 
13. Is it easy to ___________________________?
 
14. When you see that, ____________________________.
 
15. Where will that ________________________?
 
16. You'll come to ________________________
 
17. On the other side of that, you'll ____________________
 
18. It sounds a bit complicated, but ____________________
 
19. Ask if ______________________________.
 
 

 
b) Bus to Chungju
 
1. Excuse me, how do I ______________
 
2. When you _______________, walk out to_____________,
 
3. Turn right and go down to __________
 
4. You have to ___________________
 
5. You'll see a ____________________
 
6. How do I know which ___________________
 
7. Look for ___________________
 
8. How often does _________________
 
9.  About once every ____________________   
 
 
c) Meet You
 
1. Sally, this is Harry. Harry, _________________________.
 
2. I'm pleased to _______________________
 
3. Harry has just _______________________________
 
4. Sally is going ______________________________
 
5. I'm sure you have _____________________________
 
6. Excuse me while _______________________________
 
7. I don't think we've ______________________________
 
8. Haven't we ________________________ ?
 
9. I don't think _________________________
 
10. Should I _____________________________?
 
11. Perhaps I ______________________________
 
12. What are you ___________________________ ?
 
13. I just came to __________________________
 
14. He's an _______________________________
 
15. How about _____________ ?
 
16. This is our ____________________________
 
17. How do you ________________________________
 
18. We would be ______________________________
 
19. She keeps _______________________________
 
20. Sally, could you _______________________________
 
21. I'd like to introduce ______________________________
 
22. I'm delighted to _______________________________
 
23. I've heard _____________________________
 
24. Welcome to _________________________
 
25. I'm very pleased to _____________________________
 
26. We'll make ___________________________________
 
27. Can I ________________________________
 
28. Frank Albright is one of _________________________
 
29. He knows exactly _____________________________
 
30. You come to us _______________________________
 
31. You will have ____________________________
 
32. I know that ___________________________
 
33. You two have a great deal ________________________
 

34. Excuse me while I _____________________________

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d) Day At The Beach
 

1. It is a beautiful _________________________

2. Many people are _________________________

3. One small boy is ________________________________

4. ______________________________________ throwing a beach ball.

5. ___________________________________ a fat man's sunglasses.

6. The fat man is ___________________________.

7. Two other men are using _______________________________

8. They are filming a life guard ____________________________________.

9. In the water ___________________________________________

10. Maybe she ___________________________________.

11. ____________________________________ swimming out to the raft.

12. The raft is __________________________________________.

13. There seem to ________________________________
 
 
 
 

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