Main Practice: Vocabulary about romantic relationships, emotions and moods.
Revision: Present Perfect - First Conditional - Second Conditional
- (a) commitment - a responsibility that requires time and energy; an obligation, i.e.
- Taking on the job of running the school will a huge commitment.
- Having a dog is a big commitment.
down in the dumps - (colloquial) someone looks unhappy, miserable, i.e.
- Why're you looking so down in the dumps?
- Oh, I just lost my job.
- His girlfriend ended their relationship; he's really down in the dumps about it.
frankly / frankly speaking to speak honestly and directly, i.e.
pretty + adjective - (informal) ‘pretty' makes the adjective stronger; almost as strong as
- Well, we've finished decorating your living room. Are you pleased with it?
- Frankly, no. Some of your work is very *sloppy. You've spilt paint on the floor tiles and you
used the wrong colour on the door.
*sloppy - untidy; incompetent, careless work
- How was the manager when you explained the problem?
- It was a pretty good movie.
- Well, he was pretty unhelpful.
What's up? - What's happened?/What's the problem? Also, a way of saying 'hello'. i.e.- What's up, you don't look happy?- My bike's just been stolen.
- Hi, what's up, how's it going?- Fine, how about you?