Commercial aeroplanes are very different from military ones.
Some communications satellites are owned by mobile phone companies.
Do you have a computer network where you work?
Switch off lights to save energy.
Not everyone agrees with genetic engineering.
Have you taken your medicine?
How fast can your motorbike go?
Some people think nuclear power is very dangerous.
Some people think that solar power is the future.
As a child I always dreamed of space travel in my rocket ship.
You need lots of vaccinations to visit tropical countries.
I need a new vacuum cleaner – this one's terrible!
Do you know how to use your washing machine?
The church was built in the thirteenth century.
He has some very influential friends.
What do you think was the most important medical advance of the twentieth century?
My grandfather was a military commander in World War II.
There is no affordable housing in the village where I grew up.
Families have been shrinking since the 1970s.
We’re flying to Denver via Chicago.
They live in a high rise block of flats on the East Side.
What are the biggest problems in urban areas?
Head for the town centre and take the last turning on the right.
The camera is powered by a small battery.
Your curtains are made of a beautiful fabric.
The computer was one of the most important inventions of the twentieth century.
She was wearing a dress made of light cotton material.
Are your tights made of wool or nylon?
We need better rail transport in the UK.
He plays the electric guitar in a rock band.
Jimi Hendrix is a symbol of rock music.
I need to buy a new amplifier because my last one exploded!
I always try to eat healthy food, even at weekends.
All the events were recorded in a diary.
He was driving along at a speed of 60 mph.
Only 27% of the paper we consume is recycled.
He has the advantage of a good education.
What do you think are the disadvantages of living in a city?
Astronomers have made significant discoveries about our galaxy.
Filing is an efficient way of organising your work.
Heavy traffic is causing long delays.
What can we do to stop the destruction of the rainforest?
The advantages of using public transport outweigh the disadvantages.
What are the benefits of contact lenses?
There are many harmful effects of smoking.
What are the environmental consequences of road building?
Are your qualifications relevant to the job?
He wrote an essay on French politics.
This broadcast comes live via satellite from New York.
Nowadays the journey takes six hours, whereas then it took several weeks.
Voters have a choice between three political parties.
Matt goes surfing every day.
Last night the west coast was hit by a huge tidal wave.
I still have nightmares about the accident.
What would you rather try: sumo wrestling or karate?
Greg's training to be a professional wrestler.
Are you allergic to wasp stings?
Do you want onions in your hotdog?
The issue was debated on Monday.
We’re meeting today to discuss our science project.
‘Why are you doing that?’ he inquired.
I'm looking into how much I could sell my car for.
Two men are being questioned by police.
Why didn't you reply to my email?
Conner spent eight years researching the history of the Romans.
I wonder where she lives these days.
Three Britons are facing the death penalty for spying.
I'm doing research into nuclear particles.
What are the most important social issues in your city?
Jamie got stung by a wasp.
If you go swimming, watch out for jellyfish – they can sting you!
Sometimes I have a doughnut for breakfast as a treat!
Have you seen those Shaolin monks who practice those incredible martial arts?
We've hired a magician to perform at our son's birthday party.
Tammy is an expert on ancient Egyptian art.
Why did the Beatles break up?
The island has several active volcanoes.
He has many Marxist ideologies.
He was a man of honour.
das kommt darauf an
‘Are you coming to my house later?’ ‘It depends. I might have to work.’
The weather this weekend will be mainly sunny.
I am absolutely hopeless at maths!
She’s in a very difficult situation.
He says his new business is going to be very profitable.
Do you use a spoon to eat spaghetti?
Would you like a wafer in your ice cream?
Be careful about buying food from street vendors.
He wanted to know who his biological father was.
What is the most effective way to kill ants?
They used explosives to destroy the old building.
Some people find a man with a hairy chest very attractive.
She really is a lovable child.
Tidy your room, it's too messy!
I've got a very painful toothache.
The wood was cool and peaceful.
She uses lots of poetic language in her stories.
Police have arrested a man who is responsible for the deaths of fifteen people.
I get sent so much useless information by email.
Do you know the value of your house?
I knocked on the door but there was no response.
Money is a problem for the majority of students.
Traffic lights are designed to regulate the flow of traffic.
The flow of traffic was very slow around London this morning.
The Spanish railway system is fantastically efficient.
Fire spread quickly through the building.
Are you interested in politics?
My car broke down on the way to work.
The jet crashed shortly after takeoff.
The lake had frozen overnight.
I've lost my memory stick – have you seen it?
The photocopier is out of order again.
I’m printing the document now.
Sorry I didn't call – there was no mobile phone reception on the underground.
How often do you need to recharge your phone?
She went to a psychiatrist to try to sort out her problems.
sich verlassen auf
I knew I could rely on you.
There’s too much violence on TV these days.
I find waiting in queues incredibly frustrating!
Try to keep physically fit.
She doesn’t smoke, drink, or swear.
I can’t see properly without my glasses.
am Telefon bleiben
Can you hold the line while I ask my manager?
If you’re not completely satisfied, we’ll give you a refund.
With all this noise, it’s hard to concentrate.
The repair service for my watch was surprisingly quick.
We don't have the internet at home at the moment; we're waiting for our modem to be repaired.
I can't wait for the international rugby match this weekend between Wales and Scotland!
She is an award-winning actress.
Police are searching for a stolen vehicle in the London area.
The series is watched by millions of viewers.
The company employs 2,000 people worldwide.
People say I have a quirky sense of humour.
My new boyfriend's a freerunner.
Spain beat the Netherlands 1–0 in the 2010 World Cup final.
What’s the quickest route to the station?
The new railway system is the perfect solution to all our transport problems.
The last international parkour championships were held in Munich.
The freerunner leapt over cars and park benches in front of a large crowd of people.
We sat on a park bench to eat our sandwiches.
den Durchschnitt bestimmen
The train travelled at speeds averaging 125 mph.
Do you have no-smoking signs in or around your office?
Combat trousers were the height of fashion in the mid 90s.
Our shower isn't very powerful – maybe we should buy a new shower head.
How often do you download music from the internet?
He started to play a tune on the piano.
My computer downloads new updates automatically.
Wow! You've got loads of music on your computer!
The UN sent humanitarian aid to help the refugees.
die Macht verlieren
The Labour party lost power to the new coalition government in 2010.