VOCABULARY – Daily Activity

VOCABULARY – Daily Activity

Verbs

  • Wake up Get up
  • Take a shower/bath
  • Have breakfast
  • Get dressed
  • Go to school/work
  • Have lunch
  • Finish work
  • Watch TV
  • Have dinner
  • Go to bed

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GRAMMAR -ILLICIT vs ELICIT

GRAMMAR -ILLICIT vs ELICIT

ILLICIT is an adjective that’s used to talk about things people aren’t supposed to do because they are illegal. EXAMPLES

  • He is credited with taking a number of illegal firearms and illicit drugs off the streets.
  • Silk Road is a dark web bazaar where users could buy and sell drugs and other illicit items.

 

ELICIT is a verb that’s used to talk about calling forth or drawing out a response or reaction from someone. EXAMPLES

  • Her emptional letters always elicited outpourings of sympathy from the readers.
  • The comedian hoped his jokes would elicit a great deal of laughter from the audience

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GRAMMAR – MIGRATE vs EMIGRATE vs IMMIGRATE

GRAMMAR – MIGRATE vs EMIGRATE vs IMMIGRATE

MIGRATE means to MOVE from one place to go and live in another.

EXAMPLES:

  • Many Easterners migrated west during the California gold rush.
  • Many New Yorkers migrate to Florida for the winter.

 

EMIGRATE means to LEAVE one’s home country to go and live in another.

EXAMPLES:

  • My grandparents emigrated from Italy.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger emigrated from Austria.

 

IMMIGRATE means to COME into another country to live permanently.

EXAMPLES:

  • My grandparents immigrated to the United States in the 1920s.
  • Albert Einstein immigrated to the United States in 1933.

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GRAMMAR – AT THE END vs IN THE END

GRAMMAR – AT THE END vs IN THE END

Simply put, at the end refers to a specific time or location, and in the end is an idiomatic phrase that means “finally,” “after a long time,” or, “all things considered.”

  • At the end of the day, we went home. (specific time)
  • We scored a goal at the end of the game, and we won. (specific time)
  • I’m going on holiday at the end of the week. (specific time)
  • At the end of his life, he had no regrets. (specific moment)
  • In the end, everyone was happy with the decision. (in conclusion)
  • We worked hard, and in the end, we achieved our goal. (after a long time)
  • In the end, what really matters in a friendship is trust. (all things considered)
  • We waited for her for over an hour and, in the end, we went without her.

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VOCABULARY – Colors

VOCABULARY – Colors

Do you agree that men and women see colors differently?

COLORS FOR MEN:

  • red,
  • purple,
  • pink,
  • orange,
  • yellow,
  • green
  • blue.

COLORS FOR WOMEN:

  • maraschino,
  • cayenne,
  • maroon,
  • plum,
  • eggplant,
  • grape,
  • orchid,
  • lavender,
  • carnation
  • Strawberry,
  • bubblegum,
  • magenta,
  • salmon,
  • tangerine,
  • cantaloupe,
  • banana,
  • lemon,
  • honeydew,
  • lime,
  • spring,
  • clover,
  • fern,
  • moss,
  • flora,
  • seafoam,
  • spindrift,
  • teal,
  • sky,
  • turquoise,

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