- Hey, how are you?
- How’s (How is) everthing going?
- It’s (It is) a pleasure to meet you!
- Long time no see!
- How have you been?
- What are you up to these days?
2. Responding to greetings:
- I’m (I am) really good, thank you.
- I’m (I am) doing well, thanks.
- Not much, the usual really.
- Lovely to meet you too!
- How about you?
3. Leaving, saying goodbye:
- I must be making a move.
- I need to get going.
- I’m (I am) going to have to make an exit!
- See you later!
- Hope to hear from you soon!
4. Pauses and hesitation:
- I’m (I am) going to have to have a think about that.
- Give me a moment.
- Let me have a think about that.
5. Asking for repetition:
- Would you mind saying that again?
- I didn’t (did not) quite catch that.
HOW COME? It means ‘‘why” in a informal way. (something happened or reasons)
EXPRESSION FOR CONVERSATION: HOW COME?
- ”Why” is formal. (writing or speanking);
- ”How come” is informal. (speaking).
e.g. How come + subject + verb + object ?
How come I am not the president? (informal) = Why am I not the president? (formal);
i.e. Why + verb + subject + obeject ?
Why did you arrive yesterday? (formal) = How come you arrived yesterday? (informal).
- MAKE or DO?? They have similar meaning.
- Make /maik/: It means ”create”: bring (something) into existence.
e.g. Coffe / tea; investment;
an offer; mistake;
a suggestion; bet;
a promise; discovery.
2. Do /du/: It means ”task” /task/ * A piece of work to be done.
a course; bad (-) / good (+).
well (+) / badly (-)
Vocabulary: the media /mi:dia/
- Paparazzi /paepa’ratsi/ (plural);
- Freelance Journalist /‘fri:la:ns djo:nalist/;
- Agony aunt /’aegoni a:nt/;
- Critic /’kritik/;
- Commentator /’Komenteitor/;
- Presenter /pri’zenter/;
- Editor /‘editor/;
- Reporter /ri’por:ter/
- Newsreader /’nju:zrider/;
VOCABULARY: PARTS OF THE BODY & ORGANS
Parts of the body:
- Ankle /’aenkl/
- Heel /hi:l/
- Calf /ka:f/ (singular) // Calves /kalvs/ (plural)
- Palm /pa:m/
- Nails /neilz/
- Fist /fist/
- Wrist /rist/
- Elbow /‘elbou/
- Thigh /THai/
- Chest /tfest/
- Waist /weist/
- Brain /brein/
- Heart /ha:t/
- Kidneys /’kidniz/
- Liver /’liver/
- Lungs /loNGz/