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Below, you will see some of the expressions and lessons I want to highlight. Download and use the PDF that's attached.
VOCABULARY and EXPRESSIONS
(The words and terms are in order of when you will hear them)
… other than ____ – Instead of/ Rather than.
“You get to listen to somebody else other than me.”
An all-around ____ – (adj.) A summary/ In total.
Badass – (Slang) (adj./ n) Really cool/ Awesome/ Impressive
Chick – (Slang) Girl
“She’s an all-around badass chick.”
Handiwork – (n) The work somebody has done (usually specialized work)
“That is a result of her handiwork.”
Portuguese – (adj) Used for people, language, food, etc.
“It’s a Portugal Portuguese last name.”
Just – (Fluency Builder) Adds emphasis
“The city is just amazing.”
LinkedIn – (Pron.) /Link-din/ ~ed + vowel
In the ___ – (Word group) When you want to say examples of something
“In the pronunciation? In the structure? In the....”
Plan to __v__– (grammar) Plan + to verb / Plan + on verbing
“I pretend plan to stay here.”
All year-round – (Vocabulary) The entire year
Region – (Vocabulary) An area of a country or continent
___ is the place to be – (Expression) The best place for something.
“If you like to party, Berlin is the place to be.”
To re-learn – (v) To learn again
“I had to re-learn everything.”
Talking over each other – (Expression) Talking at the same time
“In a real conversation, people are talking over each other.”
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