Learning the vocabulary for a library and basic conversation in PDF 

Library vocabulary in PDF 

Learning the vocabulary for a library

Vocabulary list for a library  

1 online catalogue
2 card catalogue
3 author
4 title
5 library card
6 copier / photocopier / copy machine
7 shelves
8 children’s section
9 children’s books
10 periodical section
11 journals
12 magazines
13 newspapers
14 media section
15 books on tape
16 audiotapes
17 CDs
18 videotapes

19 (computer) software
20 DVDs
21 foreign language section
22 foreign language books
23 reference section
24 microfilm
25 microfilm reader


 

26 dictionary
27 encyclopaedia
28 atlas
29 reference desk
30 (reference) librarian
31 checkout desk
32 library clerk

 

 

Conversations in a library

 

A. Excuse me. Where's / Where are ______________? Use numbers 1, 2 and 6 to 32.

B. Over there, at / near / next to the ________.

 

A. Excuse me. Where can l find a / an _______________?

B. Look in the _________________ / over there. Use numbers 8 to 10, 14, 21 and 23

 

A. I'm having trouble finding a book.

B Do you know the ______________? Use numbers  3 and 4.

 

A. Excuse me. I'd like to check out this _______________- / ____________________

B. I’m sorry . lt / They must remain 'n the library

Exercise. Answer these questions about a library.

Do you go to a library? Where is it?

Tell about how you use the library.

What does this library have?

Click here to download the English lesson about library vocabulary

 

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