First Lines in GSF2

The first lines of all the passages with transcripts in the students book.

Chapter Assignment/Lesson Paragraph First Line Words
1    3    23    “He drove the
car”  
  189
1    4    27    “Tom, ship Model
6 desks” 
   59
1    4    28    “Miss Paul,
Helen Potter” 
   74
1    4    29    “John, Henry
Stone” 
   40
1    4    30    “Don, Sorry
cannot go fishing” 
   39
1    4    31    “Nora, leave dog
Harry with you” 
   36
1    5    35    “Fred, sister
saw notice in paper” 
   74
1    5    36    “Max, miss
meeting of tax people” 
   76
1    5    37    “Lee, Mary
supply me with home addresses” 
   69
1    5    38    “Ethel, Plan to
have dancing classes meet” 
   34
1    5    39    “Jane, My sister
leaving Smith” 
   31
1    6    41    Recall chart     56
1    6    42    “Fred, My
private secretary Miss Dix leaving” 
   59
1    6    43    “Ted, I am
making plans to be at signing Davis” 
   69
1    6    44    “Neighbour, May
15 opening Meade Dress Shop” 
   42
2    7    48    “Mr. Fox, Your
expense sheet” 
   71
2    7    49    “Mr. Gates, We
are planning to take Model 6 desk off market” 
   84
2    7    50    “Sir, A good
appearance, Harris Clothing” 
   84
2    7    51    “Sir, Are you
going to exhibit your dresses” 
   87
2    7    52    “Sir, I am
shipping clocks” 
   35
2    8    59    “Mr. Dix, It is
essential I have 300 copies” 
   98
2    8    60    “Sir,I see by
your files stayed at hotel”  
  132
2    8    61    “Sir, I am sorry
you were charged” 
   83
2    8    62    “Sir,The 
preparation of your fashion catalog” 
   91
2    8    63    “Neighbour,
March 16, Mr Harry Ellis” 
   92
2    9    70    “Ted, When I was
in Fresno”  
  104
2    9    71    “Dad, I know you
will be highly pleased” 
   92
2    9    72    “Neighbour, Your
little girl safe in kitchen”  
  119
2    9    73    “Sir, Are there
places in your home” 
   74
2    9    74    “Sir, On March
12 I wrote you, apple trees” 
   66
2    10    84   “Mr Doyle, I was
naturally happy”  
  102
2    10    85   “Helen, It was
naturally a source of delight” 
   55
2    10    86   “Mr. Royal, It
is my hope that the annual revision” 
   92
2    10    87   “Sir, I see by
the revised schedule”  
  116
2    10    88   “Sir, If you are
an average taxpayer”  
  100
2    10    89     “Sir, It
is easy to relax, Royal Boiler”  
  153
2    11    95     “Lydia,
My sister Mrs. Ryan” 
   89
2    11    96     “Mr.
Lyons, As you know, on March 8 Mrs. Roy”  
  123
2    11    97     “Sir, On
March 20 our buyer, rayon shirts” 
   97
2    11    98     “Mrs.
O’Brian, I am attatching special diet” 
   76
2    11    99     “Sir, I
am writing, Pioneer Auto Shop”  
  149
2    12    100     Recall
cha
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2    12    102    
“Mr. Royce, As you may have read, East Coast”  
  111
2    12    103    
“Sir, I have tried for more than three years” 
   82
2    12    104    
“Mr. O’Brian, The officials of the corporation”  
  129
2    12    105    
“Sir, Our salesman, Roy Myers”  
  129
3    13    110    
“Sir, Do whistling, humming”  
  129
3    13    111    
“Sir, Have you been waiting for the day”  
  136
3    13    112    
“Sir, Your note addressed to Mr Cook”  
  105
3    13    113    
“Sir, I must tell you of the fine service” 
   74
3    14    117    
“Mr. White, I am enclosing with this letter a clipping”  
  100
3    14    118    
“Neighbour, The Thomas Cooking Range”  
  109
3    14    119    
“Mr. Roy, My father and mother are planning”  
  116
3    14    120     “To
the Staff, You will recall that in my letter of May 10”  
  114
3    14    121    
“Sir, The average man takes about 18,000 steps”  
  114
3    15    126    
“Miss Yale, I was glad to learn..secure a locker” 
   78
3    15    127    
“Miss Dwyer, Helen Yale is…known to you”  
  125
3    15    128    
“Sir, Are you aware…weeds”  
  114
3    15    129    
“Sir, I have received your flattering letter”  
  115
3    15    130    
“Dea Sir, As an official of the Erie Railway”  
  122
3    16    136    
“Dr. Young, Late next spring or early next summer”  
  129
3    16    137    
“Sir, If you have not yet tried motion pictures”  
  116
3    16    138    
“Sir, On March 12 I was a passenger”  
  159
3    16    139    
“Dr. Lyons, your letter about the $5 delivery charge” 
   89
3    17    144    
“Sir, As I am sure you are aware, keeping a mailing
list”  
  111
3    17    145    
“Sir, All of us have been under so much strain”  
  107
3    17    146    
“Patron, Do you think your old fur coat”  
  102
3    17    147    
“Neighbour, On May 10 our children’s store”  
  103
3    17    148    
“Neightbour, We know that you will pardon us”  
  120
3    18    149  Recall chart 
3    18    151     Wolf in
Sheep’s Clothing  
  147
3    18    152     Farmer
and the Stork  
  135
3    18    153    
Swallow’s Advice  
  100
4    19    158    
“Sir, For quite a few years, hobby, flowers”  
  119
4    19    159    
“Sir, You can now learnin your spare hours”  
  144
4    19    160    
“Sir, To get ahead in business”  
  135
4    19    161    
“Sir, Our bookkeeper has just told me” 
   90
4    19    162    
“Sir, It really is not necessary” 
   53
4    20    169    
“Sir, Many large stores are members”  
  194
4    20    170    
“Sir, Here is a suggestion for a special Christmas”  
  182
4    20    171    
“Mrs. Young, If you are unable to get away to shop”  
  130
4    20    172    
“Sir, Doctors and ministers must always have strong tire” 
   64
4    21    178    
“Sir, Did it ever occur to tyou that taking care”  
  164
4    21    179    
“Friend, One morning recently our office received”  
  157
4    21    180    
“Rex, We are seeking a sales manager”  
  185
4    21    181    
“Sir, We are sorry that we cannot reserve a room” 
   98
4    21    182    
“Friend, If you can pay rent, you can generally” 
   64
4    22    189    
“Sir, As the makers of men’s suits”  
  138
4    22    190    
“Frank, The ideal day for you to bring in”  
  147
4    22    191    
“Sir, in June we undertook to push”  
  165
4    22    192    
“Sir, It may be hard for you to believe”  
  152
4    22    193    
“Sir, Enclosed is a pair of tickets”  
  131
4    23    201    
“Friend, Perhaps you have an acceptable reason” 
   99
4    23    202    
“Sir, You will be using sound judgement”  
  126
4    23    203    
“Sir, On Monday July 10, a young woman”  
  107
4    23    204    
“Sir, We are trying to secure the names” 
   66
4    23    205    
“Sir, I am enclosing an announcement”  
  102
4    23    206     “To
the Staff, The County Trust Company”  
  177
4    24    207  Recall chart 
4    24    209     Tips for
the Beginning Secretary  
  138
4    24    210    
Businessmen’s Likes  
  133
4    24    211     The
Pleasure of Work  
  104
5    25    217    
“Dr. Strong, The most important asset”  
  160
5    25    218    
“Henry, Approximately 5000 folders”  
  100
5    25    219    
“Friend, have you been able to keep up”  
  150
5    25    220    
“Sir, Many people in your township”  
  116
5    25    221    
“Sir, Now you can put in that mechanical mail” 
   43
5    26    229    
“Sir, Ever since you opened an account”  
  130
5    26    230    
“Sir, There is nothing wrong with”  
  119
5    26    231    
“Friend, Your business definitely makes a difference” 
   66
5    26    232    
“Doctor Sergeant, I am afraid that I shall not be able”  
  138
5    26    233    
“Sir, Some people think that the Financial Daily”  
  170
5    26    234    
“Sir, How would you liek to get” 
   43
5    27    241    
“Sir, You will be delighted to learn”  
  197
5    27    242    
“Sir, Recently we sent the usual expiration”  
  114
5    27    243    
“Sir, When you build your new home”  
  192
5    27    244    
“Frank, This letter will introduce Mr. Harvey Smith” 
   82
5    28    250    
“Doctor Carpenter, I realize, of course, that you are
busy”  
  136
5    28    251    
“Sir, Thank you for your order for three Dixie Pens”  
  158
5    28    252    
“Sir, To move your goods where you want them”  
  170
5    28    253    
“Sir, For a few pennies a day”  
  110
5    28    254    
“Sir, If you want to avoid” 
   74
5    28    255    
“Friend, No doubt you have spent” 
   93
5    29    264     “To
the Staff, The attached manual”  
  185
5    29    265    
“Sir, Do you realize”  
  134
5    29    266    
“Sir, It is a pleasure”  
  130
5    29    267    
“David, I am sorry” 
   90
5    29    268    
“Sir, Here are a few powerful reasons”  
  178
5    30    269  Recall chart 
5    30    271     The
Deerhound  
  333
5    30    272     Watch
your Speech  
  170
6    31    281    
“Mr. Clinton, Because of the large volume”  
  139
6    31    282    
“Mr. Stockton, I am certain”  
  158
6    31    283    
“Mrs. Fenton, If you are planning”  
  101
6    31    284     “To
the Members of the Staff, We are very grateful”  
  143
6    32    289    
“Mr. Stern, In a short time”  
  130
6    32    290    
“Mr. Dix, There is a string”  
  150
6    32    291    
“Mrs. Brown, Not so long ago”  
  138
6    32    292     “To
Our Salesmen, As you know, the time of year”  
  162
6    32    293    
“Mr. Martin, The enclosed card”  
  124
6    33    301    
“Mr. Franklin, You wil be interested”  
  148
6    33    302    
“Mrs. Smith, When we first”  
  158
6    33    303    
“Mr. Best, It is a good feeling”  
  122
6    33    304    
“Mr. Mild, Please send us the fruit trees”  
  126
6    33    305    
“Mr. Hanley, When was the last time” 
   95
6    34    309    
“Mr. Dexter, I feel that I must write”  
  137
6    34    310    
“Mr. Diamond, Have you stopped”  
  219
6    34    311    
“Gentlemen, For the past several days” 
   94
6    34    312    
“Mr. Miller, If you are looking”  
  160
6    35    318    
“Gentlemen, John Blair”  
  213
6    35    319    
“Mr. O’Brian, I am sorry that you had”  
  131
6    35    320    
“Mr. Mason, The hustling youth”  
  133
6    35    321    
“Dick, In our talk several days ago”  
  153
6    36    622  Recall chart 
6    36    324     Mr.
Smith’s Chickens  
  471
7    37    329    
“Mr. Snyder, As I am sure you will agree”  
  174
7    37    330    
“Friend, As you know, costs of operating”  
  119
7    37    331    
“Mr. Becker, Have you ever noticed”  
  157
7    37    332    
“Mr. Robinson, If you are contemplating”  
  129
7    37    333    
“Mr. Mills, owners of profitable” 
   71
7    38    343    
“Gentlemen, According to my files”  
  119
7    38    344    
“Mr. Sloan, Please forgive”  
  138
7    38    345    
“Mr. Riley, You have not doubt heard”  
  180
7    38    346    
“Mr. Turner, I want to take”  
  106
7    38    347    
“Mr. Gates, The price of steel windows” 
   34
7    39    350    
“Mr. Bryant, Please excuse the delay”  
  119
7    39    351    
“Mr. Strong, Have you ever stopped”  
  224
7    39    352    
“Mrs. Jackson, When you buy a Blair”  
  167
7    39    353    
“Mr. West, As we have not heard” 
   99
7    39    354    
“Mr. Benson, Before giving yoru final” 
   64
7    40    357     Mr.
Monroe: Please accept my apology  
  162
7    40    358    
“Mrs. Green, Do you know”  
  144
7    40    359    
“Mrs. Diamond, Do you have” 
   83
7    40    360    
“Friend, With this note”  
  173
7    40    361    
“Mrs. Steel, It is a pleasure”  
  168
7    41    365    
“Mr. Harper, As you are probably aware”  
  176
7    41    366    
“Mr. Carpenter, As you know”  
  154
7    41    367    
“Mr. Reed, We have been informed”  
  214
7    41    368    
“Mr. Reed, You will be gratified”  
  120
7    42    369  Recall chart 
7    42    371     Do You
Get Along with People?  
  386
8    43    376    
“Mr. Ramsey, Night flying”  
  207
8    43    377    
“Mr. Larson, In the next week”  
  123
8    43    378    
“Mr. Bell, During the past week”  
  134
8    43    379    
“Mrs. Mitchell, As I am sure you will agree”  
  110
8    44    382    
“Mr. Rhodes, Certainly you don’t expect”  
  140
8    44    383    
“Mr. Crane, Almost everybody who reads”  
  226
8    44    384    
“Mr. Myer, Everybody likes to get away”  
  189
8    44    385    
“Mr. Perry, if you find that you are favouring” 
   46
8    44    386    
“Gentlemen, As everyone will readily agree”  
  120
8    45    390    
“Mr. Cooper, As I stated to you the other afternoon”  
  207
8    45    391    
“Mr. Price, You may consider this letter”  
  163
8    45    392    
“Mr. Williams, A few days ago a publisher”  
  198
8    46    396    
“Mr. Stern, I am including with this letter”  
  200
8    46    397    
“Jack, Recently I had a note”  
  251
8    46    398    
“Mr. Abbott, thank you for the check”  
  166
8    46    399    
“Mrs. Shields, Has the high cost”  
  105
8    46    400    
“Michael, I have requested”  
  125
8    47    406    
“Mr. Slaughter, As a matter of self-interest”  
  175
8    47    407    
“Mr. Dunn, Remember the self-satisfaction”  
  140
8    47    408    
“Gentlemen, We are happy to send”  
  171
8    47    409    
“Mr. Mason, Despite the difficult circumstances”  
  110
8    47    410    
“Lloyd, Thank you for your proposal”  
  137
8    48    411  Recall chart 
8    48    413    
Composure  
  480
8    48    414     Getting
Things Done  
  208
9    49    419    
“Mr. Billings, I am exceedingly happy”  
  177
9    49    420    
“Mr. Cummings, As you know, home values”  
  158
9    49    421    
“Mr. Jennings, I have a childhood friend”  
  213
9    49    422    
“Mrs. Peters, Does it pay to buy”  
  114
9    49    423    
“Mr. Hastings, Thank you for calling”  
  130
9    50    430    
“Mr. Dexter, Congratulations”  
  121
9    50    431    
“Gentlemen, Does your accounting department”  
  176
9    50    432     “To
Our Salesmen, Several days ago”  
  301
9    50    433    
“Miss Dwyer, If you are like the majority”  
  132
9    51    437    
“Mr. Davis, Yesterday afternoon”  
  216
9    51    438    
“Mrs. Dawson, Congratulations on that shiny”  
  106
9    51    439    
“Mr. Jones, We are in the process”  
  139
9    51    440     To All
Department Heads of the Northern Railroad  
  131
9    51    441    
“Mr. Jones, As you know, last April”  
  120
9    52    445    
“Mr. Garfield, According to a recent”  
  257
9    52    446    
“Mr. Manville, I want to thank you” 
   97
9    52    447    
“Mr. Hatfield, I should like to recommend”  
  140
9    52    448    
“Mr. Davenport, This letter announces” 
   65
9    52    449    
“Mr. Greenberg, We understand that”  
  151
9    53    453    
“Mr. Johnston, When you come to Wilmington”  
  119
9    53    454    
“Mr. Cunningham, Whether your business dealings”  
  149
9    53    455    
“Mr. Pennington, Did you ever year anyone”  
  167
9    53    456    
“Mr. Harrington, I understand that John Newton” 
   70
9    53    457    
“Mr. Sanford, As a member of the American”  
  150
9    53    458    
“Mr. Nottingham, If we are to pay our taxes”  
  122
9    54    459  Recall chart 
9    54    461     Building
Good Will  
  389
9    54    462    
Initiative  
  206
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