How's your paper going？
How's your new job going?
A:How's your course going? Do you like it?
B:I like my professors and the classes, but it's a lot of work.
A:What are you specializing in?
B:Right now, I'm doing some research into the languages of different African tribes.
A:That sounds really interesting. Can you speak Swahili?
B:Yes, I learned how to speak it when I was little.
A:Really? How did you do that?
B:Well, I grew up in Africa, so I learned quite a few different languages.
A:That's amazing. Are you doing well in your classes?
B:I don't know because I haven't received my test results yet.
A:When did you take your exams?
B:About two weeks ago.
A:How do you think you did?
B:I feel pretty confident about my score, but I heard that my professors are very strict graders, so I'm a bit nervous.
A:I'm sure you'll do well. Did you study hard?
B:You know me,I'm always studying.
A:Don't worry. If you don't do well, no one can!
B:Thanks for the vote of confidence.