One / Some
Man: Do you have a bike I can borrow?
Woman: Yeah, I have one, but it’s very old.
Man: Does it run well?
Woman: Yeah, it works, but it might need a new tire.
Man: You know, I think I have one in the garage.
Woman: Perfect. Then you are all set.
Man: Would you like a cookie?
Woman: I would love one!
Man: Did you make them yourself?
Woman: No, I bought them at the store.
Man: They look delicious.
Woman: Oh, I hope you enjoy them.
Man: Do you have a pen I can use?
Woman: Yes, you can use this one.
Man: Thanks, I will give it right back.
Woman: That’s OK.. You can keep it.
Man: Oh, I just need it for a bit.
Woman: Really, keep it. I never use that one anyway.
Man: Do you have any paper clips?
Woman: There are some at my desk.
Man: I’m sorry. I don’t see them.
Woman: Oh, they are in the drawer.
Man: This one? The top one?
Woman: No, the next one. That one!
Man: OK, found them. Thanks.
One vs. It / Some vs. They, Them
- Do you want a coffee?
- I would love one. / I would love a coffee.
- Would you like some cookies?
- I would love some. / I would love some cookies.
- Would you like a cookie?
- I would love one.
- How is it?
- It is so delicious.
- Would you like some grapes?
- I would love some.
- How are they? Do you like them?
- I love them. They taste great.
- Do you have a TV?
- Yes, I have two. One is in the kitchen and one is in my room.
- Do you have any pens?
- Yes, some are in my desk. Some are better than others.