That is Betty. She is a student too.
Here is Jim. Jim is here.
There is Betty. Betty is there.
Jim and Betty are students.
They are students.
Betty: Good morning, Jim!
Jim: How are you?
Betty: I'm fine, thank you. How are you?
Jim: Fine, thanks.
2. A casual chat
Betty: Hello, Jim.
Jim: Hi, Betty.
Betty: What's that in your breast-pocket?
Jim: This? Oh, it's my new pen.
Betty: A pen?
Jim: Yes, it's a ball-point pen.
Betty: It's a beautiful pen.
Jim: Thank you.
Betty: Look, what's that?
Jim: That? Oh, it's a jet.
Betty: A jet?
Jim: Yes, an airplane.
Betty: Hey, Jim, who's that boy?
Jim: What boy?
Betty: That one, with the red shirt!
Jim: Oh that boy. His name is Jack.
Betty: Is he your friend?
Jim: Yes, he's an old friend of mine. And who's that girl?
Betty: Oh, that's Miss Perkins. She's the new English teacher.
Jim: Is she the new teacher? She looks so young...and she's so pretty!
Betty: Watch your step, young man!
An old friend of mine = um velho amigo meu
Ball-point pen = caneta esferográfica
Breast pocket = bolso dianteiro
Jet = jato
She looks so Young = ela parece tão jovem
That one = aquele um, aquele ali
“Watch your step” = “tome cuidado”, “olhe onde pisa”
3. Cheer up
Betty: Hi Jim.
Jim: Say, where's everybody?
Betty: Where's who?
Jim: Well, everybody! Our classmates!
Betty: Oh, I think they're all in the gym.
Jim: What's going on there?
Betty: There's a basketball game going on there.
Jim: Really? Do you know where the gym is?
Betty: Yes, I do.
Jim: And don't you want to go there?
Betty: No, I don' t like basketball
Jim: Is there a place where you want to go instead?
Betty: In fact, there's not. I'm not feeling very well today.
Jim: Oh, what a pity! Let me try to cheer you up. What about an ice-cream cone?
Betty: Hmm! That sounds good! But, where can we have it?
Jim: I know where! There's a new ice-cream parlour just two blocks down the street! What do you say?
Betty: Okay, let's give it a try.
Classmates = amigos de classe
Feeling = sentindo
Gym = academia
ice-cream parlour = sorveteria
In fact = na verdade
Instead = ao invés
let's give it a try = vamos experimentar
That sounds good! = Isso parece legal!
two blocks down the street = dois quarteirões descendo a rua
what a pity! = que pena!
What about = que tal
What’s going on? = O que está acontecendo?
4. Telling the time
Jim: It's a quarter to ten.
Betty: My God! Is your watch right? Isn't it a little fast?
Jim: Of course it is right! It's a brand new wrist watch!
Betty: Let's hurry, then! We're late!
Jim: Are we? What for?
Betty: Our English class! It begins at ten o'clock sharp!
Jim: Oh, my! Let's hurry up!
brand new = novíssimo
Fast = adiantado, rápido
Let's hurry = vamos nos apressar (vamos correr)
Let's hurry up! = Vamos correr!
Of course = é claro
Right = certo
Sharp = em ponto