Furniture

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Father: Come and sit on my lap. Ok so once a upon a time there was a…
Little Girl: About this…
Father: There was little girl and she came up the stairs with her yellow laptop and she sat on her daddy’s lap and she put her laptop on her lap. But it wasn’t really a laptop. It was a book. Her laptop was a book. And she opened it up
(the sound of a passing tractor)
And the first page said the words “dining room”. And on that page there were the words “dinner set” and there was a picture of a dinner set. And on the next page there was the word “chairs”
(the sound of a passing car)
And there were two chairs and then there was a picture of a table and there was the word”table” How many chairs can you see?
Little Girl: Ten. One two three four five six seven eight nine ten.
Father: Ten chairs. And how many tables can you see?
Little Girl: One.
Father: One table? Ok would you like to turn the page?
(a pause while the page is being turned)
Father: Now on the top of the next page you can see the word “kitchen” k-i-t-c-h-e-n. And there is a picture of a toaster and there are two pieces of toast sticking out of the toaster and there is the word “toaster” and at the bottom of the page I can see four pots and pans. And…
Little Girl: I want to ..I will count them. One two three four five six seven eight…
Father: Mm.
Little Girl: …nine ten.
Father: Ten pots with lids on them.
Little Girl: One two…
Father: One.
Little Girl: One two three four five six seven eight…
Father: Eight pots and pans..
Little Girl: Nine.
Father: That is nine. And this one is different. The handle is different.
Little Girl: One two three four five six seven eight nine.
Father: These pots have two handles but this pot has only one handle.
Little Girl: One two three four five six seven ..One two three four ..
Father and Daughter (together): One two three four five six seven eight nine.
Father: And this is a kettle. This is a picture of a kettle and here is the word “kettle” k-e-t-t-l-e. Look at the kettle. Here is the handle. Here is the spout. And now the next page and you can see the words “living room”. And there is a book shelf with lots of different books. It is picture of a book shelf. And there is the word “bookshelf”. B-o-o-k-s-h-e-l-f. Bookshelf. And underneath there are lots of sofas. I can see a picture of some sofas.How many sofas can you see?
Little Girl: One two three four five six seven eight nine.
Father: Ah that is a pillow. I think that is a pillow. You are counting the sofa and the pillow but I think that is pillow. I would say: “One two three four five six.” Six sofas.
Little Girl: One two three four five six…
(the sound of a passing motorcycle)
Father: Seven. There is a big one. There is a big one. What’s the difference between this sofa and this sofa?
Little Girl: No.
Father: What’s the difference? Do you know? Look. Look at this one look at the big one. This one is bigger than that one, isn’t it? This one is smaller than this one. And look at the pillows. What is the difference between this one and this one? Look at the pillows. What is the difference?
Little Girl: Sofa.
Father: Hm?
Little Girl: Sofa.
Father: This one has two pillows but this one has only one pillow, doesn’t it?
Little Girl: (???)
Father: How many pillows can you see here?
Little Girl: Two.
Father: And how many pillows can you see here?
Little Girl: One.
Father: Ah so these two sofas are different. This one has one pillow but this one has two pillows.
Little Girl: (???)
Father: We forgot the fireplace. The fireplace is the place where the fire is. It is safe. Fire is dangerous but the fireplace is safe. It is a safe place to put fire. The house will not burn down. I am turning the page now. And what is that word? Do you know?
Little Girl: Mirror.
Father: No. That word is “mirror”. This word is “bedroom”.
Little Girl: “Bedroom”.
Father: Right. And can you see the mirror?
Little Girl: Here.
Father: And is it a magic mirror?
Little Girl: Yes.
Father: And what do you say when you look in the mirror? In the magic mirror?
Little Girl: I don’t know.
Father: Mirror on the wall. Who is the most beautiful woman of all?
Mirror mirror in my hand. Who is the most beautiful woman in the land?
Mirror mirror on the table. Who is the most beautiful woman in this fable?

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20 Responses to “Furniture”

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  1. imtiaz shirur says:

    Hellow

    It is a wonderful and needful step to help people of all over the world, I am graduate but my conversation is not so good, I hope this program will help me a lot. Today is my first day and feeling better future.

    Imtiaz Shirur

  2. James says:

    hi

    This method is very interest.
    My conversation is not so good too. I think that it is helpfull to improve english skill.
    Thanks.

    best regards.

    James.

  3. Bernardo Garcia says:

    This method is good.I can read English ,but my conversation is terrible.
    Only a problem with the lesson,the volumen is very loud ( and it is not a problem of my computer )
    Thanks

  4. JeanJean says:

    VERY INTERESTING !! THANKS :)

  5. Elena says:

    This method is good nd useful, thanks very much.

  6. pallavi sharma says:

    ya right…i m agree….i too like this conversation between father and his little girl…..its shows that how much a father is keen to give some good lessons to her lil angel……really it was a good time listning to it

  7. pallavi sharma says:

    ya right…i m agree….i too like this conversation between the father and his little girl…..its shows that how much a father is keen to give some good lessons to her lil angel……really was a good time listning to it

  8. CETIN says:

    My Teachers

    it is a easy to understand for me.it is good.Listening the audio is amusing..

    Thanks a lot..

  9. tiong says:

    i think this is the best method to learn English, it’s natural like we learn our own mother tongue. thanks a lot.

  10. ojieea says:

    easier way to improve my speaking..so natural,, these will help me to speak more confident in daily conversation..thanks!!

  11. shaukat says:

    This is the first time I have heard such conversation between two native speakers (father & daughter). I have really enjoyed it and learned how I should speak to my daughter in similar situation.

  12. agatta says:

    very very interesting and wonderful method , thanks alot.

  13. nimeh qaraqra says:

    it is awounderfull program ithink that iam going fast with english with these lessons thank you very mutch and continue presenting

  14. nguyen thi ly says:

    this conversation is very interesting! it is said that to improve english speaking skill the most useful way is to listen to the real convesations. hopefully, with your help my skill will be much better

  15. Ahmed says:

    Many thanks for people who made this great effort
    it really helps students and teachers
    However, I have a little concern about it! especially this conversation. It’s not American accent right? I used to listen to English media that is in American Accent!
    I get confused a little bit when I hear the father in this conversation says the word:”Page” it is kinda different from what I used to hear :-)

    I just want to ask you does that difference worth it? Do I have to keep listening to the same accent? Will listening to different accents hurt my English skills?!

    I know Englsih is English :-) But I really need you convince me and make me understand this point

    Thanks again

  16. Mark White says:

    There are many English accents and many American accents. There is a general accent that everybody understands. Hearing one type of accent will not cause harm. Listen to as many accents as possible.

    Ther difference between American and British is not so big.

  17. Natalia says:

    Conversation between father and his daughter is a
    good method,easy to understand and useful.We need a lot
    of conversations like this.
    Thanks

  18. Sijoy says:

    What I have been searching for to improve my English which is got from here.. Thanks a lot.This is the only one way to speak English as natively.

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  19. Nyle Dizon says:

    Thank you for sharing this it has a very informative content.. I hope more of this comes..

    God bless and more power..

  20. hiba t_ala khribi says:

    Heloo,that’s amazing. I’m graduate, but i can’t speak fluently. so keep it on. we really need to improve our English.

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