Where Are You From? - VOA Learning English | ESL Video

Where Are You From? - VOA Learning English

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Description: Anna interviews tourists on the National Mall in Washington, DC. She learns about where they are from and the languages they speak.
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1. What is the main job of Anna Mateo in the video?
2. Where is Sabrina from?
3. What does Sabrina like to do in Washington DC?
4. What is Sabrina's favorite monument in Washington DC?
5. Is Luis from Washington, D.C.?
6. Where is Luis from?
7. What does Luis like about Washington DC?
8. What is Mehrnoush's nationality?
9. What does Mehrnoush like to do in Washington DC?
10. What does the reporter, Anna Mateo, want to do in the city?
Hello, Washington DC has many tourists.
People from different countries come.
Here today, my job is to interview tourists.
I have to learn why they come here.
This is very exciting.

Excuse me, I'm Anna Mateo from the news, do you have time for an interview?
Sure, I have time.
What is your name?
My name is Sabrina.
What country are you from?
I'm from Bangladesh.
So, you are Bangladeshi?
That's right, my nationality is Bangladeshi.
Do you like Washington DC?
Yes, the city is very beautiful.
What do you like to do in Washington DC?
I like history, so I like walking around and looking at all the monuments and memorials. They make history come alive.
Washington has many monuments and memorials. The Washington Monument is behind us. Which is your favorite?
I really like Lincoln Memorial. It is very beautiful and it feels like Abraham Lincoln is still alive.
Awesome, thank you for your time Sabrina.
You are welcome. Let's find another tourist.

What country are you from?
Hi, I'm from Bangladesh. Now you try it.
Oh, excuse me, I'm Anna Mateo from the news, do you have time for a couple of questions?
Sure.
Are you from Washington DC?
No, I'm not.
What is your name and where are you from?
My name is Luis and I'm from China.
What languages do you speak?
I speak Chinese and English.
What do you like about Washington DC?
I like the museums. I really like the art museums. Many of the museums are free. I like that too.
Awesome, thanks for your time Luis.
You're very welcome. Back now, let's find another tourist.

What languages do you speak?
I speak Chinese and English. Now you try it.
Hello, I am Anna Mateo from the news, do you have time to answer a couple of questions?
Sure.
What is your name and where are you from?
My name is Manish, I am from Iran. I'm Iranian.
What language do they speak in Iran? Is it Persian?
They speak Farsi.
What do you like to do in Washington DC?
Well, I like learning about government and politics. Washington has many politicians.
It does. I want to see the US Capitol.
Look, you are very near.
I am. Have fun, thanks.

There you have it. Tourists from all over the world come to Washington DC. They all like doing and seeing different things in the city. This is Anna Mateo reporting for the news. Until next time.

Is that okay? Now I want to do my favorite thing in the city, ride the carousel.
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behind us       for your time       walking around       nationality       are you       tourists       Excuse me       exciting


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