In this article I want to tell you some key phrases for when you order food on the telephone. These are really simple phrases which can be adapted to when you order any kind of food.
I’ve been thinking about what I wish some of my students knew when they first start class and how these tips can help students of all kinds and ages. I’d like to share my 5 SMART* STRATEGIES with you in this article.
Imagine you are reading an article, story or exam reading paper and the main character is walking home, watching their feet kicking the *____ as they walked, and listening to the sound it made. If we put *tightly packed snow, we would visualise white thick snow and the sound would be a crunching noise. But if we insert *slush we would visualise an almost grey, melting wet unpleasant snow and the watery sloshing sound. The overall effect would be different. Now we see that using a more defined word than snow can change our comprehension and if you don’t know those words you can miss a lot.
This week we are looking at 5 phrases native speakers use which can be useful in making your level sound much more advanced! To go Dutch, to be framed, a stitch in time saves nine, not half, to whet someone’s appetite. Read what they mean and see how to use them!
Contents A motivational quote from George Eliot. Pronunciation of ‘ship or sheep’. Meeting Expressions for showing indecision. Words to describe the sea. How to order a pizza over the phone. Why we Laugh by Sophie Scott. (vocabulary notes = V throughout) 1 Motivational Quote Wonderful inspiration from the Victorian novelist (v1) Mary Anne Evans whose […]