Hello, my name's Claudio. I'm from Italy and I'm a student. I'm twenty-five years old and I'm single. I live in an apartment with my parents. I go to university five days a week. I like going to the disco on Saturdays. I don't like playing sports. I have one sister and one brother, Maria and Antonio.
Hi, my name's Chul and I come from Korea. I'm a businessman and I work in Seoul. I'm married and have two children, Min-Jee - a girl, and Dak-Ho a boy. I like in a small house in the suburbs. I take the subway to work from Monday to Friday. I like playing golf in my free time. I don't like singing karaoke!
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These two reading selections focus on basic descriptions with the verb 'to be'. You can learn more about the verb 'to be' here.