Dialogue Examples 1 - At the Bank

It is normal for ESL students to experience difficulty in understanding and speaking English. Even if they have studied English for many years and have a great understanding of grammar, it is always a different challenge to be able to understand and speak comfortably. One way to overcome or at least ease this challenge is to familiarize ourselves with everyday situations such as ordering food in a restaurant, going shopping, checking in and out of hotels, introducing yourself, making calls, expressing your opinion and so on. In this section, you will find exemplary dialogues, which contain essential idioms, vocabulary and phrases to help you see how a daily routine conversation would go.

Dialogue Examples:
Dialogue 1 - At the Bank
Dialogue 2 - Doctor & Patient
Dialogue 3 - At the Airport Check in
Dialogue 4 - At the Hotel Check in
Dialogue 5 - Introducing Yourself
Dialogue 6 - Ordering Food at Steakhouse
Dialogue 7 - At the Pharmacy
Dialogue 8 - Giving Directions
Dialogue 9 - Ordering Fast Food
Dialogue 10 - Job Interview

Related Exercises:
Dialogue Completion Exercises

A Bank Clerk and A Bank Customer

Bank Clerk: Good morning, welcome to the Grammar Bank. How can I help you?
Customer: Good morning. I would like to open a bank account.
Bank Clerk: Sure thing. What kind of account would you like to open? A savings account or a checking account?
Customer: What's the difference?
Bank Clerk: A checking account is designed to use for everyday transactions. Yet; the money in a savings account is meant to stay in the account and earn interest over time.
Customer: I see, actually I want to apply for a credit card. That's why I need an account.
Bank Clerk: Okay then, you probably want a checking account.
Customer: Well, thank you. I'd like that.
Bank Clerk: Sure, we will have you fill out an application form, please.
Customer: No problem.
Bank Clerk: How much of a credit limit were you looking for?
Customer:I would like a $10,000 spending limit.
Bank Clerk: Alright, we will see what we can do. We might be able to get you one of our gold cards with a $10,000 spending limit.
Customer: Wonderful. Will I also collect points when I use the card?
Bank Clerk: Sure, with our gold card you will get 10 reward points for every dollar spent.
Customer: Perfect, I have filled out the form. Do you need anything else?
Bank Clerk: You just need to deposit a minimum of $250 into your new checking account.
Customer: Very well, here you are.
Bank Clerk: Thank you, your account is set up now and your credit card will be mailed to your address within 5 to 10 business days.
Customer: Thank you for your help, have a good day.
Bank Clerk: Thank you, you too.

GrammarBank Video Exercises
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