Pets Lesson Dialogue ESL Video

  • Topic: Pets Lesson Dialogue
  • Communication Objectives: This lesson will teach viewers how to use personality adjectives to describe their pets and give reasons for preference.
  • Language Objectives: This lesson aims to teach students how to initiate and respond to questions that ask ‘why’. In this lessons, students learn to answer questions that ask ‘why’ by using the subordinating conjunction ‘because’ in order to show a relationship between the two clauses. This lesson also uses personality adjectives in relation to pets.


  • Dialogue Story:  When Freddie and Lisa go to an animal shelter, they must decide which pet to get. They start talking about what they prefer and find that Lisa prefers cats, but Freddie prefers dogs. Freddie says he prefers dogs because they are not lazy or boring like cats are.
  • Sentence Structures:
    • What pets do you like?
    • I like cats.
    • Why do you like cats?
    • I like cats because they are friendly and cute.
    • I don’t like dogs because they are lazy.