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Lesson XVI. A Change for the better.

Курсы изучения разговорного английского языка
√ The things that bring about change in our lives.
√ Catching up.
√ Describing changes.
√ Memory Lane.
√ Things that change. 








anymore ˌɛniˈmɔː больше не
at an early age æt ən ˈɜːli eɪʤ в раннем возрасте
become bɪˈkʌm стали
biology baɪˈɒləʤi биология
bring about brɪŋ əˈbaʊt вызывать
course kɔːs курс
date deɪt Дата, встречаться
degree dɪˈgriː степень
differently ˈdɪfrəntli Иначе, по другому
dress drɛs платье
dressed up drɛst ʌp одетый
easy ˈiːzi легко
education ˌɛdju(ː)ˈkeɪʃən образование
environmental ɪnˌvaɪərənˈmɛntl экологическая
Fallin love fɔːl ɪn lʌv Влюбиться
for ages fɔːr ˈeɪʤɪz на века
forestry ˈfɒrɪstri лесоводство
graduation ˌgrædjʊˈeɪʃən градация
grow grəʊ расти
hairstyle ˈheəˌstaɪl прическа
hope həʊp надежда
Move into a new apartment muːv ˈɪntuː ə njuː əˈpɑːtmənt Перехать в новую квартиру
join ʤɔɪn присоединиться
kid kɪd дитя
life/lives laɪf/laɪvz Жизнь / жизни
outgoing aʊtˈgəʊɪŋ исходящий
own əʊn своя
pay off peɪ ɒf расплачиваться
photo album ˈfəʊtəʊ ˈælbəm Фотоальбом
quit kwɪt Уволиться, бросить чем-то заниматься
retire rɪˈtaɪə выходить на пенсию
smoke sməʊk дым
start stɑːt Начало
student loan ˈstjuːdənt ləʊn студенческий кредит
successful səkˈsɛsfʊl успешный
type taɪp тип
weight weɪt вес



EXPRESSIONS

Exchanging personal information

How have you been?

Pretty good.

How are you?

I’m doing really well.

 

Describing changes

You’ve really changed!

I’m married now.

I don’t wear glasses anymore. My job is easier (now).

I’m heavier (than before).

I got divorced.

I’ve grown a mustache.

Talking about plans for the future

I’m (not) going to ... .

I (don’t) plan to ... .

I (don’t) want to ... .

I hope to ....

I’d like/love to ... .



GRAMMAR EXTENSION

Review: Wh-questions

Basic English speaking exam.

Let’s talk about you.
What’s your name?
How old are you?
What do you look like?
What are you like?
How long is your hair?
How tall are you?
Where are you from?
Where do you live?

Let's talk about your place of living.
Do you live in a house or a flat?
Where do you prefer to live: in a flat or a private house?
What modern conveniences do you have at home?
Describe the house or flat you live in
What flat/ house do you live in?
What are your household chores?
Would you like to live in the country? Why?
What are the advantages of living in the city?

Let’s talk about your family
Have you got a family?
Have you got a brother or a sister?
Are friends more important than family? What do you think?
Do you like your family? Why or why not?
Do you live with your parents?
Do you get along well with your family?
Do your parents let you stay out late?
What time do you have to be home?

Now I'd like you to talk about your job.
What do you do?
What time do you get up?
Where do you work/study?
How do you like your job/school? why?
When do you leave home for work/school?
When do you get home?
What are you doing these days?
Where did you go yesterday?
Where were you last night?
Tell me about your working day?

Speak about music, movies.
Do you like to listen to music? Why?
What kind of music do you like? Why?
How well do you play any musical instruments?
Who is you favourite singer? Why?
What is your favourite film star?
Do you know Brad Pitt?
What do you think of him?
Who’s your favorite actress?

Speak about shops and shopping.
When you want to buy something what do you usually ask?
How much is the blouse/shirt you bought last time?
Which jeans do you like better, the light ones or the dark ones? Why?
Do you like to do shopping? Why?
What shops do you like to go to most of all? Why?
Who does shopping in your family?
Do you buy clothes in the shops or at the market?
Have you ever bought clothes on the Internet?

Let’s speak about leisure time and hobbies.
What do you like doing in your free time?
Do you prefer spending free time with your family or with your friends?
Playing computer games is not a hobby, is it?
Who did you go out with last night?
Do you like to travel?
How was your last trip?
Where did you go?
What places of interest did you visit?

Let's talk about you neighborhood?
How much crime is there in your city?
How many restaurants are there in your neighborhood?
Do you like living in your neighborhood or do you not have much choice?
How many of your neighbors do you know?
How have you helped a neighbor?

Speak about the importance of sport.
Do you go in for sports?
What’s your favourite kind of sport?
Do you watch sports competitions on TV?
How often do you exercise?
How good are you at sports?
How long do you spend working out?
How much time do you spend at the gym?
Why do people go in for sports?
Is it necessary to have PE lessons at school?

Speak about your friends.
Do you have a friend?
Who’s your best friend? Why?
What’s your best friend like? What’s your friend’s hobby?
What’s important in friendship: appearance or character?
Do you make friends easily?
Let’s speak about books
Are you fond of reading?
Who is your favourite writer?
What genre are you keen on?
Do you take books in the library or prefer reading books online?



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