Lesson 55 Brithplace
A:Wang, if you don't mind my asking. Where were you born?
B:I was born and grow up in Beijing.
A:You are a native of Beijing and where are your family from?
B:You mean, where are my ancestors from? They are from Jiangxi. Which country are you from?
A:I am from the United States.
B:Where in the America are you from?
A:I'm from Texas. That's in the south.
B:Yes, I've heard of it.
A:Have you really?
B:Sure, ifs former President George W Bush's hometown, Midland, Texas. It's quite famous.The Bush family moved to Midland in the 1950s to take advantage of one of the town's oil booms.The Bush family left Midland for Houston in 1959. but George W. Bush moved back to the city in the mid-1970s to get his start in the booming oil town.
A:You are an expert in this field.
B:You are flattering me. Can you speak Chinese?
A:Yes, I have been learning Chinese for three years. But I can speak only a little.