English Course for Beginners - CEFR A2 - Lesson 1 of 25

Adverbs of Addition and Lists

Read and listen to four conversations using the grammar.

Conversation 1

Woman: How is your new apartment?
Man: It is great. I love it.
Woman: What do you like about it?
Man: Well, first, it is close to many shops. In addition, it is near a few parks.
Woman: That must be nice. I know you love to jog in the park.
Man: I do. Moreover, there is a great cafe in the building. Plus, it has a gym.
Woman: That's fantastic.
Man: Yeah, not only that, but it is really cheap.
Woman: Sounds like you got a great place.
Man: I did.

Conversation 2

Woman: Your test results look fairly good, but you have put on some weight.
Man: Yes, I am so busy now that I do not have time to go to the gym.
Woman: Just do some walking. It is fun and easy to do. Plus, it is free.
Man: I guess I could do that. There is a park near my house.
Woman: Walking just an hour a day can be very effective. Moreover, it is a great way to reduce stress.
Man: Thanks, doctor. I will follow your advice.
Woman: In addition to walking, try to get plenty of sleep.
Man: OK, I will do my best.

Conversation 3

Man: How do you like working in the new office?
Woman: To be honest, I prefer the old office. The view is nice, but it takes a long time to get up the elevator.
Man: I know. That can be a hassle, especially at the start and end of the workday.
Woman: In addition, parking is difficult and the commute is longer.
Man: See, for me, it is more convenient. I live downtown. Plus, I love the view.
Woman: Yes, the office is lovely, once you get here that is.

Conversation 4

Man: So, what is in the news?
Woman: It says they are planning to build a new park near the station.
Man: That sounds nice. This town needs a good park. Furthermore, that part of town could use some new life.
Woman: In addition to the park, they will build some new sports fields. Plus, they will tear down the old factory nearby.
Man: That is wonderful news. It will make the town a much nicer place to live. Moreover, it will create jobs.
Woman: Yes, and finally, we will have a nice place to take the kids on weekends.
Man: It sounds great. It is nice to have some positive news for a change.


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Answer these questions about the interview.

Gap Fill: Complete the conversation with the correct word!


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