VOCABULARY – Daily Activity
- 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
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
MIGRATE means to MOVE from one place to go and live in another.
- 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.
- My grandparents emigrated from Italy.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger emigrated from Austria.
IMMIGRATE means to COME into another country to live permanently.
- 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
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
Do you agree that men and women see colors differently?
COLORS FOR MEN:
COLORS FOR WOMEN:
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