It was pure coincidence that we were on the same train.
Thanksgiving is celebrated throughout the US.
He made me an amazingly generous offer.
My favourite part of the Olympics is the athletics.
Punk music is very popular with anarchists.
The identity of the killer is still unknown.
His ancestors came from Italy.
All the kids here come from very different backgrounds.
Anyone can become a celebrity nowadays.
My girlfriend has a very large extended family.
Mary has a very interesting family history.
My great-grandparents moved from Scotland to Canada.
I'm only inviting my immediate family to my wedding this summer.
He inherited £10,000 from his aunt.
Danny is related to a very famous professional footballer!
He’s staying with relatives.
My mother's side of the family originally comes from France.
She's very good at art – she takes after her father.
The head of the British royal family is Queen Elizabeth II.
My family's roots are in Wales.
The price of the holiday includes flights.
Newton was a mathematical genius.
He made a fortune buying and selling property.
His uncle was an Olympic silver medallist in rowing.
Cameroon is a sub-Saharan country.
Lee’s making arrangements for his wedding.
The punishment for murder is life in prison.
The baby was abandoned outside a hospital.
The criminal was sentenced to six years in prison.
I fell asleep on the train and ended up in Edinburgh!
We aim to finish the project by Friday.
When the play finished, the audience clapped and cheered.
I can't go out until I finish the first draft of my CV.
This is the old version of my CV – it doesn't include my current job.
Tony wants to get a job in publishing.
Rob has applied for a job in Canada.
Andy’s doing a computer course.
I play football with some of my colleagues every Wednesday.
My specialisation is in zoology.
What field of research do you work in?
Jeff's aunt works in genetic research.
They say women are better at multi-tasking than men, but I disagree!
Scientists can learn a lot from studying human genes.
I can't believe how much stuff you have in your bag!
He was trying to impress me.
A manager must have the ability to communicate well.
My dad's in charge of the TV remote in our house!
I asked her to marry me, but she refused.
The dog always barks at strangers.
She was wearing her usual outfit of white blouse and black skirt.
They are making a documentary about volcanoes.
Male lions are bigger than female lions.
Is your dog male or female?
Do you know what to do if your bike chain breaks?
I need to buy some new pedals for my bike.
I broke my arm when I crashed my bike and went over the handlebars.
Patients should be given accurate information about their treatment.
She asked her boss for the day off.
I haven't seen any of my old classmates for years!
The company I work for has over 10,000 employees worldwide.
I don't like Sally's fiancé – he's really rude!
Phil's fiancée is very pretty.
Bella went to live with her godfather after her parents died.
Nigel went to live with his godmother after his parents died.
He’s a member of the tennis club.
I'm going to be a mentor for a new employee in my office.
She lives with her partner Tom.
My primary school only had about 150 pupils.
I'm good friends with all my team-mates.
The government commissioned the report last year.
How will the government respond to this latest development?
The race is a tough challenge for any athlete.
Can you balance on one leg?
According to the weather forecast, it's going to rain tomorrow.
My doctor told me to do more exercise.
I spent all morning doing the housework.
My father is doing scientific research into heart disease.
jemandem einen Gefallen tun
Can you do me a favour and take the dog for a walk, please?
My cousin's doing a degree in marine biology.
sich mit jemandem vertragen
I get on really well with my boss.
My father started going grey when he was in his 20s.
von etwas abkommen
I've gone off eating meat since I saw that TV programme about farming.
auf Diät sein
Trisha goes on a diet every summer before she goes on holiday.
This weekend I'm taking part in a bicycle race with my brother.
Verantwortung für etwas übernehmen
I'm taking responsibility for organising my office Christmas party this year.
We’re getting a lot of inquiries about our new bus service.
When I was at university, I did a work experience placement in Madrid.
The teacher told the girl she wasn't dressed appropriately.
I left my house early this morning to avoid the traffic.
I worked as a waiter briefly when I was at university.
She shares your enthusiasm for jazz.
The boy avoided making eye contact with me and I knew he was lying.
When you have a job interview, you should always shake hands firmly with the interviewer.
The salesmen wanted to impress potential customers.
Her writings contain references to members of her family.
My grandmother was very excited when she shook hands with the Queen.
You don't have to dress smartly for all job interviews.
Did you go to summer camp as a child?
I'm doing all my Christmas shopping online this year.
Do you prefer telephone or face-to-face interviews?
My brother has a private tutor to help him improve his maths.
Staff are always available to answer your queries.
nur zur Auffrischung
Just to refresh, if you have any problems, call this number.
What’s the most interesting aspect of your work?
Would you like to alter anythig about your appearance
Students have to pick three subjects to study at college.
Do you socialise much with your colleagues?
Do you get on well with the other residents in your building?
What's the currency of Poland?
In some online communities, you can customise the appearance of your avatar.
Joanna wished things had turned out differently.
auf jemanden zugehen
I went up to her and asked her to dance.
Jo was chatting to Sam.
The cause of the fire is being investigated.
Second Life is a huge virtual world.
Are you a member of any online communities?
süchtig werden nach etwas
Magda's addicted to chocolate!
Pop stars constantly need to reinvent themselves.
The political party is trying to improve its image.
auf etwas basieren
The film is based on a Charles Dickens novel.
Her boyfriend was in a band.
Regular exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle.
I loved going on caravan holidays when I was a child.
Jane and I are cousins.
I've got one nephew.
Are you awake? I can't sleep!
Her new house has two tennis courts!
Sandra is highly qualified for the job.
The factory employs 2,000 people.
The film is set in ancient Egypt.
Do you prefer listening to podcasts or normal radio?