Lesson 1 Dialogue Assignment

If you’ve practiced the phrases from Lesson 1 (check out pages 43-45 of the book), you’re ready to see these phrases in a real-life context. Watch and listen carefully, and start to practice imitating what you hear. (Starting in Lesson 2, you’ll be required to record yourself imitating some of these phrases.)

(1) Practice pronouncing THESE 10 sentences, focusing on where the stress lies in each phrase. (The BOLD syllables in the flashcards will help you stress correctly.)

It’s OK that you don’t know what they mean yet. It’s important that you begin speaking with good pronunciation, so practice saying the phrases and exaggerating the stresses.

When you meet with your coaches, they’ll also help you work on your pronunciation of these phrases.

(2) Watch the dialogue here: