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Personal Information In this unit, you will learn: ◊ to use the verb 'to be' ◊ to greet people ◊ to say your name and others' ◊ to say your phone number and e-mail address ◊ to use everyday expressions

1 unit


Part 1 - Greeting people

Susie: Good morning, Alfred. How are you? Alfred: Morning! How are you Susie? Susie: I'm ďŹ ne, thanks.


A. Listen to your teacher. Repeat each line of the conversation above. Then practice the conversations. B. Can you complete the conversations below? Practice them with a partner. Use your own names.


1. A: B: A:

Hello, there! _________________________? Hi, Glad to meet you. ________________________, too.

2. A: B: A:

Hi, Jenny. How ______ you ______________? I'm _____________, thanks. How is it _________? I'm OK, thanks.

Language Note 1 Ways to say 'How are you?' How are you doing? How is it going? How are things? What's up? (I'm) doing ďŹ ne. Going well, thanks. I'm OK. And you?


A. Listen to your teacher. Then practice the conversations in pairs.

Katie: Dad:

Bye, dad. See you later. Bye, Katie. See you soon. Take care!

Mom: Good-bye, dear. Dad: Bye. Have a nice day! Mom: The same! Have a great day!

B. Write four expression for saying hello and good-bye. Then compare with a partner.


Now, watch a video on: * greetings * saying hello and goodbye


Language Note 2 Ways to say 'good-bye' Bye. Bye-bye. Good-bye. Take care! Watch your step! See you. See you later. See you tomorrow. 7

Octopus English - Unit 1 sample