- toast toasted bread
Do you toast your bread?
- We buy bottled water.
The water is purified.
How did you spend your time?
They are independent.
I taught myself.
I’m self taught.
He is a very hardworking, and determined(decided) student.
He is self employed.
I’m a company employee.
I’m employed by linguaphone.
- piece for years wiser
Let us revise our work.
Let us do some revision.
I was self-employed.
I was in the food and beverage business.(F and B)
My business was quite profitable.
Do you get overtime
- 4: forty前是four
- 9: ninth, 其他都是nine
- 5: five外 -> fif
- 3: three外 -> thir
- leisure time
hobby hobbies window shopping
internet surfing cinema moving theatre
opera ballet(t no pronunciation)
- What do you like to do?
letter postcards postage parcels by stamp; post office
- What’s your occupation( job, profession)?
We have different skills and talents.
We need to earn a salary.
We need an income.
We need a regular income.
The salary is credited to your bank account.
- It’s a job with a cosmetics film company.
What have you been up to?(no long no see)
I have to see my oncologist every six months for a routine check-up.(consultation)
I’m still in remission.
Prevention is better than
- cheap – not expensive; inexpensive
What are the advantages of public transport?
fast and efficient.
push & shove
crowded – People jostle with on another.
rush hours or peak hours
- Car taxes are very
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