At the library - giving personal information

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Lucy: Hello.
School librarian: Hello, what’s your name?
Lucy: My name's Lucy.
School librarian: And what's your surname, Lucy?
Lucy: Moore.
School librarian: Can you spell that?
Lucy: M-O-O-R-E.
School librarian: Thank you. What class are you in?
Lucy: Class 1B.
School librarian: Class 1B. And how old are you, Lucy?
Lucy: I'm 13.
School librarian: Have you got a photo?
Lucy: Yes, here you are.
School librarian: Thank you ... OK, thank you, Lucy. Here's your school library card.
Lucy: Thanks. Bye.
School librarian: Goodbye.

Discussion

Is there a library at your school? Do you like going to the library?

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Comments

Submitted by Fawzia on Sun, 11/01/2020 - 17:19

Yes

Submitted by nimdini on Fri, 10/30/2020 - 13:57

In my school their is a big library.So I love to go to the library and I love to read short stories which we've got in our library.

Submitted by Vuquan on Mon, 08/17/2020 - 09:10

At my school, there is a big library. I very like to go to the library because i very like read book.
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Submitted by Xuka on Thu, 08/13/2020 - 15:59

Yes, there is. My school has a modern library. Here has a lot of books in many fields. I usually go here before each exam. I look up more material and self-study them. Sometimes, I also come here to borrow and read some of my favorite books.
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Submitted by zagrybast on Mon, 07/27/2020 - 12:04

Yes, there is. I don’t like a school librarian so I don’t go to the library, unfortunately

Submitted by dongsoon on Thu, 07/23/2020 - 17:08

Yes, there is a library in my school but I sometimes went there for need specific book.

Submitted by ilearniam on Wed, 07/15/2020 - 14:37

There is a library in my school but I haven't developed a good reading habit yet. I go occasionally only specific book is needed. On the other hand, I may have unhealthy habit to browse most information online.

Submitted by marijose1234 on Tue, 07/07/2020 - 18:29

Yes, there is a library at my school and I like to go there because there are a lot of good books

Submitted by Fer9TS13 on Mon, 06/29/2020 - 22:58

Yes, there is. In my high school there is a library. And I like to go there
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Submitted by IANPAUL on Tue, 06/23/2020 - 18:12

Yes, there is a library, but I don't go that often
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Submitted by MissOrchestra700 on Wed, 06/03/2020 - 15:16

Yes. There is a library in our school. And I go there everyday. Because I'm a great Book lover! Books are my best friends.

Submitted by Bin6688 on Tue, 06/02/2020 - 12:35

Yes, there is a library in my school. I like going to library because I can play a lot of games such as: chess, puzzles and computer games.

Submitted by tay6688 on Tue, 06/02/2020 - 06:54

yes there is. .I really like to go to my school library because there are a lot of amazing books to read .
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Submitted by Marllavilhosa on Fri, 05/15/2020 - 12:47

Yes, My university has a library of law. Sometimes there is a very angry man, he does not treat the students well. I don't like him. And sometimes they don't have every books from some important subjects of law, or they have only onde, and we can not take it home.

Submitted by editor_rachael on Sat, 05/16/2020 - 14:22

Hi Marllavilhosa,

 

Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old but it sounds like you are older than that. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but if you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other. 

 

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Rachael
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Submitted by Marllavilhosa on Tue, 05/19/2020 - 03:06

Hello, I'm sixteen years old in August 12 I'll turn 17. I started to study - primary school at 5. I'm sorry for that. It's common in my country(Mozambique). Thank you

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Submitted by JoModerator on Wed, 05/20/2020 - 12:58

Hi Marllavilhosa,

Thank you for confirming your age. We hope that you continue to post comments on LearnEnglish Teens until you turn 17! After that you are very welcome to use the site, but I'm afraid we can't publish any more comments (these are our house rules).

 

Best wishes,

Jo (LearnEnglish Teens team)

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Submitted by Fer9TS13 on Thu, 05/07/2020 - 01:04

Yes there is, in my high school there is a library, is big. I like going there because I like read
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Submitted by DIGIOTANIMES on Sat, 05/02/2020 - 19:28

in some schools that I was if there have been libraries and if I like to go to the library

Submitted by kusz on Mon, 04/13/2020 - 18:15

thanks for this exercices :)
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Submitted by fernandogarciapelayo on Thu, 03/26/2020 - 17:18

I think that listening interactive stories is very important; because it helps students understand and then speak and write. also because as chlidren we learn our language only with interactive stories. Luis Fernando G

Submitted by _16lx on Mon, 03/23/2020 - 19:47

no we have-not library in our school , but I really love going to library and buy a lot of books specially the novels

Submitted by Ngotoi on Fri, 03/27/2020 - 03:06

we have a library in our school, It's so beautiful and big. it's also extremely comfortable and we sometimes take a rest there in lunch.

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Submitted by Bryan08 on Wed, 03/18/2020 - 23:10

Yes, in my high school there is a library but I don´t usually visit it because I don´t read much.
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Submitted by levla on Thu, 01/09/2020 - 18:30

Yes my school has got a library and it is very nice I love reading...
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Submitted by Hatake03 on Tue, 11/19/2019 - 05:15

Yes, there is a Library at my school. It is a beautiful place to be in because there are not a lot of people. I spend a lot of time there studying and reading a lot. It's one of my favorite places to be in. I feel it as home because people who work there are very kind to me. I would love to be there right now but unfortunately, I spend just 2 hours per day there, I would wish they were more.
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Submitted by Chocomint on Thu, 10/31/2019 - 05:48

Yes, there is. My high school has a library which is a little bit far from my class room because my high school is quite big and I’m usually here to do homework. I prefer do homework to read book at the library. Why? There is not variety of book to read. I love reading but high school’s library is so boring however I like going to bookstore I can spend all day here

Submitted by Ngotoi on Fri, 03/27/2020 - 03:15

I absolutely agree with you. My school's library is also boring too. It's better to do homework than to read book.

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Submitted by Lupe on Fri, 10/25/2019 - 00:42

Yes, there is a library in my school and I read a lot of things from there. The last one was Harry Potter, and I liked this book so much that I read the collection in two months.

Submitted by Acropora98 on Sun, 09/08/2019 - 01:18

I don't go to school but now I would definitely go to a library.
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Submitted by Tina - Coordinator on Tue, 09/10/2019 - 08:20

Dear Acropora98,
Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old but it sounds like you could be older than that. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but if you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other.
Best wishes,
Tina (LearnEnglish Teens team)

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Submitted by maikha on Mon, 08/05/2019 - 03:18

I really like going to the library.

Submitted by bashir on Wed, 07/03/2019 - 05:32

there is a library in my school but I don't always go
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Submitted by Kaity on Sat, 06/22/2019 - 15:56

I don't go to my school library because it doesn't have any books. I always buy books or comics to read. And sometimes I borrow my friend's books and comics.

Submitted by cian007 on Tue, 06/11/2019 - 16:20

yes, my school have a library is no much big, but have too many books, i like to go there
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Submitted by empty on Wed, 04/24/2019 - 08:17

In my school theres a library and i love it.
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Submitted by malath23 on Fri, 04/05/2019 - 19:06

No, not in my current school!

Submitted by vy08 on Tue, 03/12/2019 - 12:53

it's useful, but it's too easy with my level.

Submitted by hoangdinhminh05 on Thu, 03/07/2019 - 13:42

oh, my school is too best

Submitted by clavergui on Thu, 01/24/2019 - 16:33

yes and i like stay there because i can use the wi-fi

Submitted by agaliarept on Sat, 02/09/2019 - 16:30

I like going to principal library of the city, she is called Luis Angel Arango, she is very big and all time doing art exhibitions.

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Submitted by shhouug on Sat, 01/12/2019 - 18:22

yes we do have a library in school but it is not good at all, books in there are so bored and meaningless
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Submitted by Alona on Tue, 12/18/2018 - 08:59

Yes, there's a library in our school and I like going there!
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Submitted by Tutor on Thu, 10/04/2018 - 02:48

Is there a library at your school? Do you like going to the library? A:Yes, absolutely. At any school there is a library, I suppose. And I often would go to the school library to read different kinds of books. I love reading books. And yes, I really love going to the library.
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Submitted by khanhlinh92004 on Tue, 07/24/2018 - 10:57

My school has a library. Although my school's library is small, it has a lot of worth books to read. Almost the books are old but worthy. I usually go to the library to look for some of my favorite books with my friends. One thing I read in the school library's books is: "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go."

Submitted by Mughal on Tue, 06/26/2018 - 07:49

school librarian asked from Lucy. Have you got a photo ? is there same as "Do you have a photo ?
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Submitted by Jonathan - Coo… on Tue, 06/26/2018 - 14:55

Hi Mughal. Yes, that's right :) "Do you have ..." and "Have you got ..." mean the same thing.

"Have you got ..." is quite common in British English.

Jonathan (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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Submitted by myname on Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:16

Yes, my school has a big library. It has many interesting books and novels. I love reading so I go to the library everyday.
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