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Common Short English Dialogues and Conversations

Short English dialogues and conversations

To help you learn English, we have made talks in English filled with useful basic phrases.

This is because all sentences are a daily camel are used regularly.


Short English dialogues and conversations


The main reason behind learning any language is to be able to communicate or to express oneself. You must emphasize your words and sentences because it makes you an impactful and valuable person.


1. Short conversations about informal greetings

  • Wael: Hi, Hoda! How's it going? 
  • Hoda: Fine, thanks — and you?
  • Wael: Just fine. Where are you off to? 
  • Hoda: To the library. I've got a history exam next week and need to start studying. Ugh.

  • Wael: Oh, no. Well, I’ll see you later then. Good luck! 
  • Hoda: Thanks. See you late.

2. Short conversations about formal greetings

  • Adel: Good morning, "Professor Ahmed, how are you doing? 
  • Professor Ahmed: Good morning, Adel. I am doing well. And you? 
  • Adel: I'm great, thank you. This is my friend Heba. She is thinking about applying to this college. She has a few questions. Would you mind telling us about the process, please? 
  • Professor Ahmed: Hello, Heba! It's a pleasure to meet you. I'm more than happy to speak with you. Please stop by my office next week.
  • Adel: It's a pleasure to meet you, professor. Thank you so much for helping us. 
  • Professor Ahmed: Don't mention it. Hopefully, I will be able to answer your questions!


3. A telephone conversation about business

  • Ms. Mona: ring ring...ring ring...ring ring...
  • Mr. Ahmed: Hello, this is Ahmed speaking. How may I be of help?

  • Ms. Mona: Yes, this is Ms. Mona calling. May I speak to Mr. Fathi, please?
  • Mr. Ahmed: Mr. Fathi is out of the office at the moment. Would you like me to take a message?

  • Ms. Mona: Uhm...actually, this call is rather urgent. We spoke yesterday about a delivery problem that Mr. Fathi mentioned. Did he leave any information with you?
  • Mr. Ahmed: As a matter of fact, he did. He said that a representative from your company might be calling. He also asked me to ask you a few questions.

  • Ms. Mona: Great, I'd love to see this problem resolved as quickly as possible.
  • Mr. Ahmed: Well, we still haven't received the shipment of clothes that was supposed to arrive last Tuesday.

  • Ms. Mona: Yes, I'm terribly sorry about that. In the meantime, I've spoken with our delivery department and they assured me that the clothes will be delivered by tomorrow morning.
  • Mr. Ahmed: Excellent, I'm sure Mr. Fathi will be pleased to hear that.

  • Ms. Mona: Yes, the shipment was delayed from France. We weren't able to send along your shipment until this morning.
  • Mr. Ahmed: I see. Mr. Fathi also wanted to schedule a meeting with you later this week.

  • Ms. Mona: Certainly, what is he doing on Thursday afternoon?
  • Mr. Ahmed: I'm afraid he's meeting with some clients out of town. How about Thursday morning?

  • Ms. Mona: Unfortunately, I'm seeing someone else on Thursday morning. Is he doing anything on Friday morning?
  • Mr. Ahmed: No, it looks like he's free then.

  • Ms. Mona: Great, should I come by at 9?
  • Mr. Ahmed: Well, he usually holds a staff meeting at 9. It only lasts a half an hour or so. How about 10?

  • Ms. Mona: Yes, 10 would be great.
  • Mr. Ahmed: OK, I'll schedule that. Ms. Mona at 10, Friday Morning...Is there anything else I can help you with?

  • Ms. Mona: No, I think that's everything. Thank you for your help...Goodbye. 
  • Mr. Ahmed: Goodbye.

4. Conversation in business

  • Ahmed: I don't like working with Bill, he's always reinventing the wheel, because he doesn't see the big picture. if we keep working like this, we will never the drop-dead date, maybe I should ask someone in the chain of command if I can get him replaced. I know I'd have to go through a lot of red tape to make it happen, but I think it would be worth it.
  • Heba: Don't be a whistle-blower! To the higher-ups you are the low man on the totem pole. If you go to them, you could lose the whole ball of wax. Do you wanna cause a situation?
  • Ahmed: No you're right, it could open a whole new can of worms; I'll just interface with Bill and try to find a solution.

5. Conversation in the library

  • Ahmed: This is a huge library.
  • Hani: Yes, it has lots of rooms and lots of space. 
  • Ahmed: And lots of books.
  • Hani: And lots of thieves. 
  • Ahmed: What do you mean?
  • Hani: I mean, keep your belongings close to you.
  • Ahmed: The only thing in my backpack is used books.
  • Hani: But thieves don't know that. 
  • Ahmed: They might think that I've got an iPod or laptop in there. 
  • Hani: Now you're thinking. 
  • Ahmed: You'd think a library would be safe from thieves. 
  • Hani: Not even a church is safe from thieves. 
  • Ahmed: Do you go to college? 
  • Hani: Yes, I do. 
  • Ahmed: What college do you go to? 
  • Hani: I go to College of Commerce.
  • Ahmed: Do you like it? 
  • Hani: Oh, yes, I really like it. 
  • Ahmed: Why do you like it? 
  • Hani: Because it has great teachers. 
  • Ahmed: What else? 
  • Hani: I like all my classmates, too. 
  • Ahmed: Anything else? 
  • Hani: Yes. It's not expensive!

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