This is a simple dialogue to practice talking about age.
Before we start, let us look at some of the WRONG answers to the question ‘How old are you?’
My old is eleven (wrong)
Me old eleven (wrong)
I eleven old (wrong)
I eleven age (wrong)
Mine age is eleven (wrong)
My age eleven (wrong)
Me age eleven (wrong)
Eleven old me (wrong)
Me old age eleven (wrong)
I age eleven (wrong)
I old eleven (wrong)
I be eleven (wrong)
Me be eleven (wrong)
How old are you?
I am eleven years old
When were you born?
I was born in the year nineteen seventy seven
What is your birthday?
My birthday is the twelfth day of March
Where were you born?
I was born in Jakarta Indonesia
So are you young or old?
I am still young
How many years have you lived?
I have lived for eleven years
When did you start to live?
I started to live eleven years ago
Since when have you been living?
I have been living since the year nineteen seventy seven
When do you have a birthday?
I have a birthday every year
Do you celebrate your birthday?
Yes I do. Of course.
How do you celebrate your birthday?
I have a party
Tell me, what is your age?
My age is eleven
So you are aged eleven years old?
Yes I am
What happened eleven years ago?
I was born from my mother’s tummy
How do you feel about getting old?
Getting older is okay but getting old is not. It sucks.
What is age?
Age is just a number.
How does age make you feel?
As old as the hills sometimes or as young as the day I was born.
What day is it today?
Today is Tuesday
What date is it today?
It’s the Eleventh of March
Is it your birthday tomorrow?
Yes it is
How old will you be tomorrow?
Tomorrow I will be twelve years old
Congratulations! Have a happy birthday and a wonderful day!
Thank you Sir.
LEARN AND REMEMBER
The use of ‘are you’ as a question and ‘I am’ to reply
the negative reply of ‘I am not’ or ‘I’m not’
the use of ‘is it’ as a question and ‘yes it is’ to reply
The negative reply of either ‘no it’s not’ OR ‘no it isn’t’ OR ‘no it is not’
practice questions and answers using ‘old’ and ‘age’
practice and memorise the use of ‘for’ ‘since’ and ‘ago’ in the use of sentences talking about age
recognize that day and date are different
always answer the question
learn your numbers are both cardinal and ordinal for the days of the month (upto thirty one)
keep in mind the examples of wrong sentences and avoid writing or saying them