Talking About Religion – English Conversation Lesson

Talking About Religion – English Conversation Lesson


Welcome to twominuteenglish.com. Teaching you English through two-minute lessons. In this lesson, we will see some phrases that
may be used when we talk about religion. Hello, Penny. How are you? I’m fine, Gary. What are you doing? I have to write an essay on different religions
in the world. Can you help me out? I’m not very religious. But I can try. Your family is from India. Which religions are followed there? I believe Hinduism is the most common religion in India, Gary. But other ones are also followed: Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, Judaism… Yeah, I think there’s probably more religious diversity in India than anywhere else I’d like to hear your opinion on some of
these religions and their rituals. Would you mind? Not at all. How about meeting at the cafeteria after school? Alright. I’ll meet you at 4. Hi, Gary. How have you been? I’m good, Fred. Just a little tied up with this Essay Project. Yeah. Penny told me that you’ve been researching a lot about religions. That’s right. I wanted to come up with something different this time. Do you really believe in God? I never took it seriously. But after everything I
read, I realized there’s a lot to grasp. I think I believe in God but not in the concept of religions. My dad says the same thing. I guess there’s no harm in having some faith. If I believe
in God, it shouldn’t matter much which religion I follow. The way I see it, all religions lead to God. Hello there, Gary. What about that project of yours? Yes, Fred. I wrote an essay explaining different religions in the world. There is a lot of religions in the world.
How many of them did you cover? There was a lot to cover indeed. I included ten of the major religions. So what did you learn from it? Actually, I learned a lot. There are different mindsets and ideologies. I see. But what do religions have in common? Well…they all focus on the idea of peace and
harmony. I guess this is their common ground. I’m sure your essay will be enlightening Thanks man! I’m not very religious. Which religions are followed there? I’d like to hear your opinion. Do you really believe in God? I think I believe in God. I guess there’s no harm in having some faith. The way I see it, all religions lead to God. There is a lot of religions in the world. But what do they have in common?

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