In your everyday life you may get several opportunities to meet and talk with strangers. You may, for instance, meet strangers when you are waiting at a bus station or standing in line. In this lesson we will learn some of the phrases that we can use while engaging in small talk with strangers.
When we meet a stranger, we usually ask where he or she is coming from. This is a common way of striking up a conversation with a stranger. Here are some other questions and possible answers that you might ask and hear while talking with a stranger.
‘Where are you coming from?’
‘I am coming from Bulgaria.’
‘Are you on a vacation?’
‘Yes, I’m. I love France. I’m having a great time here.’
‘Are you having a good time?’
‘Are you enjoying your vacation?’
‘Yes, I’m having a lot of fun. This is a great place to be in.’
‘Have you brought your family along?’
‘Yes, my wife and kids are with me. They are also having a great time.’
‘Do you like this place?’
‘Yes, very much.’
‘Have you been here before?’
‘No, this is my first visit to France.’
‘Yes, I have been here before. I love this place. This is my third visit to France.’