Talking about Life Events

Conversation Practice

1. Tell your partner about important events in your life.


  • I was born in Indiana in 1984.
  • I attended elementary school in Indianapolis.
  • We moved to Iowa when I was twelve years old.
  • I graduated from high school there.
  • Now I’m studying at Bellevue University.

2. Ask your classmates about events in their lives.


  • Were you born and raised in Rochester?
  • Actually, I was born in Syracuse.


  • When did you move to Rochester?
  • When I was a teenager.

Speaking Situations: Talking about Life Events