Her new business is a huge success.
What's the best opportunity you've ever had?
Our son is a very high achiever.
an sich selbst glauben
The most important thing when you go for a job interview is to believe in yourself.
She was determined to start her own business.
The new prime minister plans to develop the local economy.
You won't get better at cooking unless you practise.
Their goal is to be the number one team.
eine natürliche Begabung haben
Jane has a natural talent for painting.
die Chance haben
Have you ever had the chance to appear on TV?
die Gelegenheit haben
I'd love to have the opportunity to meet a celebrity!
Today in my driving lesson I practised parking.
Now that he's retired, he plays golf regularly.
Jon really wants to work as cabin crew, so he's working hard at his foreign languages.
Her German is improving.
Our main objective is to raise money.
Vaccination is an important factor in improving the nation’s health.
Oh come on – it's obvious she's pregnant!
eines gemeinsam haben
We have one thing in common: we both like fishing.
I never mastered the violin.
I'd like to try a traditional country craft such as pottery or weaving.
We were very fortunate to get tickets for their last show!
Have you ever been to a big live music event?
I'm thinking of doing a course in computer programming.
I had private tuition in English when I lived in the US.
ein Talent für etwas haben
Peter seems to have a talent for making money!
sehr viel gemeinsam haben
The reason my girlfriend and I get on so well is that we have a lot in common with each other.
Zugang haben zu
Do you have access to the internet at home?
My sister's boyfriend is world-class at rowing – he's competing in the Olympics next year!
sich einsetzen für etwas
The film picks up on the difficulties people experienced during the war.
If you want to get better, you have to put in a lot of hours of practice.
sehr gute Kenntnisse haben
She has a lot of ability as a dancer. I think she could become a professional.
ein Talent für etwas haben
He has an aptitude for maths.
I'm absolutely hopeless at mental arithmetic.
Fachmann sein für
Mary's an expert at salsa dancing – she's been doing it for years!
begabt sein in
Terry's very gifted at sculpture.
He's a really skilful photographer.
Donna's a talented musician.
Would you like to go and see an exhibition of historical photographs this weekend?
Would you like to be a tennis professional?
I can't remember one mathematical formula I learnt in school – I'm hopeless!
The children were so excited about the trip that they couldn't sit still for more than a second!
She was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Shelly's an autistic child.
ein Auge fürs Detail haben
Rob's a great architect because he's really got an eye for detail.
The book was published in 1968.
We went for a ride in his new car.
She works for the health service.
It was an outstanding performance by both teams.
I've just bought some new stools for the kitchen.
It’s extraordinary that he didn’t tell you.
Traffic is a major problem.
I worked as a sales rep for ten years before working here.
Do you use any special strategies to remember things?
‘Dr’ is the written abbreviation for ‘Doctor’.
Craig hired a lawyer to represent him.
Read the heading and tell me what you think the article is about.
Match the subheadings to the correct paragraph.
I've highlighted the bits I need to remember for the exam.
I’m trying to calculate how much paint we need to decorate the kitchen.
Tie this label to your suitcase.
At what age did you learn to tie your shoe laces?
The view from our hotel room was incredible.
What shape is that table?
I’m extremely sorry.
Try and solve this simple mathematical calculation.
She recited a poem that she had learnt at school.
The formula to calculate the area of a circle is π x r x r.
I eat porridge for breakfast in the winter to warm me up.
The beach was covered with smooth white pebbles.
She’s been seeing a therapist to help her get over the death of her child.
I don't believe in hypnotherapy.
If you want to apply for this job, please send us your CV, references and a covering letter.
I don't like sitting backwards on trains – it makes me feel sick.
Do you know anyone with a certificate in first aid?
Did you know you can use your driving licence as identification in a pub?
Do you know anyone with a pilot’s licence?
I'm studying for a distance-learning qualification in creative writing.
He’s serving an apprenticeship as a printer.
We all received training in first aid.
What did you study for your degree?
She's studying for an MA in marketing.
Bill's got a PhD in psychiatry.
Most artists and musicians don’t have many academic qualifications.
She’s suffering a lot after her car accident.
The patient is suffering from depression.
nachdem gesagt wurde
This isn’t really a brilliant movie, but having said that, the kids should enjoy it.
Have you ever considered becoming a tour guide?
We're going on an eco-tour when we visit The Gambia next month.
We get a lot of cruise ships stopping in our port.
He slept for the duration of the journey.
I've got a degree in land management.
You have to spend time in a country to understand its culture.
They’ve invited us to go sailing this weekend.
Did you enjoy studying marine biology?
My father writes for a scientific journal.
With all the junk food you eat, do you ever worry about your physical fitness?
I'd love to go scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef.
The second question was so difficult I didn’t even attempt it.
This hotel looks great – they have water skiing classes every morning!
What's the most difficult decision you've ever had to make?
How long is the ferry crossing from Tarifa to Tangiers?
auf etwas beharren
Even though the marathon was extremely difficult, I knew I had to dig in and get to the finish line.
It’s freezing in here!
Landing on the moon was a remarkable achievement for the US astronauts.
Do you have experience operating this machinery?
The explorers had to deal with sub-zero temperatures in the Arctic.
What's the average water temperature in the Caribbean at this time of year?
Do you have a special technique for making such delicious cakes?
I enrolled on the wine-tasting course starting this Thursday night.
Completing the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu one of his most treasured memories
Were you ever sent to the staffroom when you were naughty at school?
He seldom goes out at weekends.
Are you going to the rehearsals for ‘Romeo and Juliet’?
You must give me your recipe for chocolate cake!