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Interacting: name, nationality and occupation

Interact with questions and answers.
Interacting Name Nationality And Occupation

1. Short interactions:

(1) Name:

Note: ‘Como’ usually means ‘how’, but here it means ‘what’.

Interaction 1: Listen

Como é o seu nome? = What’s your name?
Meu nome é João. = My name is João.
Interaction 2: Listen
Qual é o seu nome? = What’s your name?
Eu sou o João.
(2) Nationality:
Interaction 1: Listen
De onde você é? = Where are you from?
Eu sou brasileiro.
Interaction 2: Listen
Qual é a sua nacionalidade? = What is your nationality?
Eu sou brasileira.
(3) Occupation:
Interaction 1: Listen
Qual é o seu trabalho? = What’s your job?
Eu sou advogado.
Interaction 2: Listen
O que você faz? = What do you do?
Eu sou advogada.

2. This is what an interaction with all steps above may look like.

BrazilListen PortugalListen

Carlos: Como é o seu nome?

Juliana: Eu sou a Juliana. E você?

Carlos: Meu nome é Carlos. De onde você é?

Juliana: Eu sou brasileira / portuguesa.

Carlos: Qual é o seu trabalho?

Juliana: Sou estudante.

Carlos: Eu também. = Me too.

3. Use the conversation above as a model and start a conversation with a learner in the comments. If you want, use Vocaroo to post your speaking next to the written words. Example:

Learner 1: Como é o seu nome? (Vocaroo link goes here)

Learner 2: Eu sou… E você? (Vocaroo link goes here)

Learner 1: Meu nome é…. De onde você é? (Vocaroo link goes here)


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