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Situation 3: It is Anna’s day to give her talk in class, but she is not ready.
Teacher: Thank you Steven, that was very interesting. Anna, it’s your turn to give your talk.
Anna: No! Not now. I cannot do it today I will do it next week
- Was the last part appropriate? Yes No.
- If there was a problem, how bad do you think it was?
- Please rate the sentence: ____.____.____.____.___
- Is the sentence grammatically correct/incorrect or pragmatically correct/incorrect?
- What is the status relationship between Peter and his instructor? Is it higher, equal or lower?
- Write the correct form of the sentence if you think it is incorrect.
Situation 4: Peter goes to see his professor at his office. When he arrives, his professor is busy.
Peter: (knocks on the door)
Professor: Yes, come in.
Peter: Hello, Mr. Gordon. Are you busy?
Professor: Uhm . . . I am afraid so. Could you come back later?
Peter: OK, I will be here tomorrow morning at 8.
Situation 7: Anna goes to ask a lecturer to fill in a questionnaire. She knocks on the office door.
Anna: (knocks on the door)
Lecturer: Yes, come in. (Student sees: The lecturer is seated at her computer in her office typing)
Anna: Hello. My name is Anna Kovacs. If you do not mind, fill this in for me.
Situation 12: Mark has come to see his lecturer about his grades.
Lecturer (female): Good morning! Yes, what can I do for you?
Mark: Um, I have come about my grades for last term. I think it is too low. Are you sure, you corrected my paper?
Situation 13: Bob has gone to see his lecturer about his research project.
Lecturer: Come in. Please take a seat.
Bob: Okay, look I have written the review of literature for my project, and I just want to check I’m on the right track.
Situation 15: The students of the English class are going on a trip. The teacher asks Peter to help with the plans for the class trip.
Teacher: OK, so we will go by bus. Who lives near the bus station? Peter, could you check the bus times for us on the way home tonight?
Peter: No, I cannot do it tonight. I will live at my friend’s apartment this week.