Making small talk

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A: So what do you think of Liverpool, Lars?

B: It’s really interesting. Liverpool’s such an old city, isn’t it? There are some lovely buildings, and the people are so friendly!

A: Yes, they are, aren’t they? When did you get here?

B: Two days ago. I got the plane from Oslo. We were a bit late landing, but it didn’t matter.

A: Oh, good. Where are you staying in Liverpool?

B: At the Grand Hotel. It’s very convenient for the office. My room isn’t very big, but it’s OK.

A: What a pity! Never mind. Where are you from?

B: Well, from Norway. I was born in Bergen, but I live in a suburb of Oslo. It’s very pretty, and it’s not far from the sea.

A: Really? It sounds beautiful. Your English is very good. Where did you learn it?

That’s very kind of you, but I know I make a lot of mistakes. I learned it at school for years, and I’ve been to England quite a few times.