Spoken English- How to Quarrel
Rumy: Hey, talk to me. What do you want to say?
Simy: Nothing. I don’t want to say anything.
Rumy: You said something. Tell me. What is it?
Simy: You are selfish.
Rumy: What do you think you are? You are a miser.
Simy: You idiot! You don’t know what you are talking about. How dare you talk to me this way?
Rumy: So what? You’re a miser anyway.
Simy: And you are a bloody fool.
Rumy: You’re always picking a quarrel with me. Can’t you live in peace?
Simy: Okay, I apologize. It’s my mistake.
Rumy: I bet it’s your mistake.
Simy: All right. Let’s make friends again.
Rumy: That’s a good idea.
Mother: Ranju, come here.
Ranju: Here I am, mom.
Mother: You look dirty. Wash your hands and face.
Ranju: Sure, mom.
Mother: You haven’t finished your lessons yet. Go and study.
Ranju: Not now, mom. I’ll learn them after my lunch.
Mother: No, I want you to learn them now. And listen! Change your dress. Put on some clean dress.
Ranju: Anything else?
Mother: Go to Rehana and tell her to give me a glass of water.
Ranju: Here you are, mom.
Mother: Thank you.
Ranju: You’re welcome.
Mother: These plants are dying for want of water. Please water the plants.
Ranju: By all means.
Mother: Now go to the store and bring four eggs and one-kilo sugar.
Ranju: Okay. Then?
Mother: Go to your reading desk and start studying.
Ranju: Right, mom.
David: Nice weather, isn’t it?
John: Yes, it is. I hope it will remain so for the next few days.
David: But last week was very inclement. The sky was gloomy and it rained every now and then.
John: Yes, it was. And it is sunny now.
David: I think there will be more rain next week.
John: I remember there were some thunderstorms in this month last year.
David: Yes. That usually happens during this part of the year.
John: The winter will start from the next month. It will be very cold then.
David: I suppose so. Every year the winter starts in October and lasts up to February.
John: I don’t like winter. It’s always boring.
David: But I like it. The food is fresh and tasty in winter.
David: Excuse me! Are you Mr. Ben?
John: No, I’m not.
David: Oh, I’m sorry. I’m David.
John: I’m John. How do you do?
David: How do you do? I’m looking for Mr.Ben. I’ve come to know that he works in this office.
John: Yes, the name of our accounts officer is Mr. Ben.
David: Could you tell me where I might find him?
John: Well, he is now away. Wait a little bit. He’s gone to lunch. He’ll be back right after his meal.
David: Oh, I’m in a hurry. I’m leaving my business card here. Give him my message, please. Tell him to call me. I’m looking for him an urgent piece of business.
John: I will.
David: Well, I have to go now. See you again. Good bye.
Son: Father, do you buy this TV?
Father: Of course not.
Son: You see it is very beautiful. The picture is also very nice.
Father: That’s right. But I don’t think we need another TV.
Son: Why don’t you? You see our TV has become very old. The picture has become very hazy. It often disturbs. Why don’t you buy this one?
Father: Then you will pass more time with the TV.
Son: I won’t father. I promise. You can keep my word for it. You must really buy this TV.
Father: I’m not sure. I think.
Son: Please father, I’m sure it will be a good idea to buy another TV.
Father: Okay, I’ll consider it. But not right now. At present I am broke.
Fauci: Do you watch this movie? It is very good.
Brad: I don’t think so.
Fauci: Look, David has watched it. He liked it very much. I watched it and liked it completely. I haven’t seen a better movie in years. You really must see it.
Brad: I don’t feel like watching it. Anthony Hopkins acted in this movie. I don’t like him.
Fauci: But you will like him here. You’ll find a new Anthony Hopkins. He is with a new looking, get up and style here. I’m sure you’d like it.
Brad: Then I think I have to watch it.
Rony: What is the name of your father?
Jony: The name of my father is Ben Foster.
Rony: What is the name of your mother?
Jony: The name of my mother is Olivia Munn.
Rony: What is your father?
Jony: My father is a service holder.
Rony: What is the profession of your mother?
Jony: My mother is a health worker.
Rony: How many brothers do you have?
Jony: I have three brothers.
Rony: How many sisters do you have?
Jony: I have three sisters.
Rony: What do your brothers do?
Jony: The first one is a lawyer, the second one is an engineer and the third one is a pilot.
Rony: What do your sisters do?
Jony: One of my sisters is a judge, another one is a singer and the other one is a writer.
Rony: Within your family who is you most intimate with?
Jony: Within my family, I am the most intimate with my mother.
Rony: Are you married?
Jony: Yes, I am.
Rony: Do you have kids?
Jony: Yes, I do. I have a son. What is the occupation of your wife?
Rony: My wife is a teacher.
Jony: Where do your brothers live?
Rony: One lives in Texas, the other lives in Dallas, and the other lives in New York.
Jony: Do you visit your brothers very often?
Rony: Not really. I visit them occasionally.