27 дек. 2016 г.

Idioms for ordering food in a restaurant


1.  When you eat in a restaurant with your friend, do you usually:



  • go Dutch (split the bill  in half) 
  • treat your friend (pay for him/her) ?









2. Listen and read the conversation. Pay attention to the words in bold.

  

How to describe objects

   1. Which three possessions are very important to you?

________                Somebody special gave it to me.
________                It makes me feel happy.
________                It makes my life easier.


2.  Look at these pictures and learn the words.  If you are not sure about their meaning, look up the new words in the dictionary.

brand new


antique /ænˈtiːk/












heavy /ˈhev.i/










13 дек. 2016 г.

Idioms for making small talk

1. Listen and read the conversation. Pay attention to the words in bold.







A: What’s eating you?

B: What do you mean? I’m fine.

A:No,you aren’t. Come on,whatever it is, get  it off your chest.

B:Well… see that woman over there?Her name is Elizabeth. I’ve been trying to find a way to meet het for months, and now, here she is. But I don’t have the guts to walk over there.

A: Come on,Bill! This is your chance. Just give it shot. What do you have to lose?



8 дек. 2016 г.

Do something new for 30 days

1.  Look at Matt Cutts, a top manager at Google.

Matt Cutts

What changes has he made to his lifestyle?

He:
  • has written a novel
  • has climbed a famous mountain
  • has learnt a new language
  • has given up eating meat
  • has given up sugar
  • has started cycling to work  ?


2. Watch and check your ideas.