I’ ve included here conversational material that I have been using with some of my classes. It’s quite useful for practising the present tense and the use of ‘smie’
C’red t’ou jannoo ec y jerrey shiaghtin? = What do you do at the weekend?
Vel oo shooyl monney? = Do you walk much?
Craad t’ou goll shooyl? = Where do you go walking?
Vel oo goll magh monney son bee? = Do you go out much for food?
C’ren sorçh bee s’mie lhiat? = What sort of food do you like?
Vel oo goll magh monney dys yn thie-lhionney? = Do you go to the pub much?
C’raad t’ou goll as quoi t’ou goll marish? = Where do you go and who do you go with?
C’red t’ou giu tra t’ou goll magh? = What do you drink when you go out?
Vel oo jeeaghyn er y çhellveeish monney? = Do you watch the TV much?
Cre ny claareyn s’mie lhiat? = What are the programmes that you like?
Vel Dr. Who ny share na Casualty? = Is Dr. Who better than Casualty?
Vel oo geaishtagh monney rish kiaull? = Do you listen to music much?
C’ren sorçh kiaull s’mie lhiat geaishtagh rish?= What type music do you like listening to?
(Kiaull Classicagh/Kiaull Manninagh/Kiaull y theay – Classical music /Manx music/Folk music)
Vel oo goll magh monney dys yn thie-fillym?= Do you go out much to the Cinema?
Cre’n sorçh filmyn s’mie lhiat?= What type of films do you like?
Cre’n sorçh filmyn nagh mie lhiat?= What type of films don’t you like?
Vel oo goll magh monney marish caarjyn? = Do you go out much with friends?
My t’ou goll magh c’raad t’ou goll?= If you go out where do you go?
C’raad nagh mie lhiat goll ayns Mannin? = Where don’t you like going in Mannin?
Vel oo shappal monney? = Do you shop much?
C’raad share lhiat shappal? = Where do you prefer shopping?
Vel oo shappal er yn eddyr voggyl? = Do you shop on the Internet?