Giving opinions

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Personal Point of View

We use these words and phrases to express a personal point of view:

  • In my experience…
  • As far as I’m concerned…
  • Speaking for myself…
  • In my opinion…
  • Personally, I think…
  • I’d say that…
  • I’d suggest that…
  • I’d like to point out that…
  • I believe that…
  • What I mean is…

General Point of View

We use these words and phrases to express a point of view that is generally thought by people:

  • It is thought that…
  • Some people say that…
  • It is considered…
  • It is generally accepted that…

Agreeing with an opinion

We use these words and phrases to agree with someone else’s point of view:

  • Of course.
  • You’re absolutely right.
  • Yes, I agree.
  • I think so too.
  • That’s a good point.
  • Exactly.
  • I don’t think so either.
  • So do I.
  • I’d go along with that.
  • That’s true.
  • Neither do I.
  • I agree with you entirely.
  • That’s just what I was thinking.
  • I couldn’t agree more.

 Disagreeing with an opinion

We use these words and phrases to disagree with someone else’s point of view:

  • That’s different.
  • I don’t agree with you.
  • However…
  • That’s not entirely true.
  • On the contrary…
  • I’m sorry to disagree with you, but…
  • Yes, but don’t you think…
  • That’s not the same thing at all.
  • I’m afraid I have to disagree.
  • I’m not so sure about that.
  • I must take issue with you on that.
  • It’s unjustifiable to say that…

 

Asking For / Giving Advice

 

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Asking for Advice

  • What do you think I should do (about…)?
  • What should I do (about…)?
  • What would you do (about…)?
  • What would you suggest (I do) (I should do about…)?
  • Can/Could you give me some advice (about…)?

 

Giving Advice

  • I think you should …
  • Why don’t you …?
  • If I were you, I would …
  • Maybe you should …
  • I suggest you …
  • How about (verb+ing….)?
  • You might try (verb+ing…)
  • I would advise you to …
  • My advice would be to …
  • It might be a good idea to …

Canada Day Quiz

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  • What do you call a coffee with 2 creams and 2 sugars at Tim Hortons?

a. Double double

b. Cafe Au Lait

c. Dubs cream and sugar

d. Two by TwoWatch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015)

  • What is a beaver tail?

a. A delicious treat

b. Part of a hockey stick

c. The end of a boat oar

d. A dead animal’s tail

  • If you went to the store to buy a 2’6 and a mickey, what would you be buying?

a. Alcohol

b. Cigarettes

c. Cleaning supplies

d. Snacks

  • How do you say ‘sofa’ in Canadian?

a. Chesterfield

b. Ottoman

c. Armoire

d. Chesterbed

  • What is a Chinook?

a. A species of prairie rabbit

b. A sect of tribal Eskimos residing in the Arctic Circle

c. A warming wind from the ocean into the interior regions

d. A person who loves to ski and snowboard

  • What’s a Toboggan?

a. A Sled

b. A machine for cleaning a hockey rink

  • “eh?” – As in, “We should get some dinner, eh?”

a. don’t you agree?

b. are you sure?

c. why not?

  • “pop” – as in, “I would like a pop.”

a. popcorn

b. soda

c. bubble gum

  • “queue” – As in, “The queue is really long.”

a. line

b. crowd

c. wait

  • “poutine” – As in, “Man, I could really go for some poutine.”

a. French Fries, Gravy and Cheese Curds

b. Hot Dog with Bacon Bits and Cheese Sauce

c. A pizza with French fries on it

  • “toque” – As in, “Don’t forget to put on your toque.”

a. winter hat

b. scarf

c. earmuffs

  • “Canuck” – As in, “I am a Canuck.”

a. Fan of the Vancouver Canucks

b. Fan of Canada

c. Canadian

Emotions


emotions11. Read the following adjectives for emotions and identify which words describe a positive, neutral or negative feeling. Some words may fit into more than one category.

  • discouraged
  • overwhelmed
  • loved
  • annoyed
  • embarrassed
  • regretful
  • anxious
  • enthusiastic
  • relieved
  • jealous
  • frustrated
  • shocked
  • hysterical
  • concerned
  • furious
  • thrilled
  • grateful
  • uneasy
  • helpless
  • defensive
  • vulnerable
  • guilty
  • determined
  • miserable
  • wary
  • proud
  • disappointed
  • optimistic
  • upset
  • puzzled
  1. The list above contains adjectives to describe emotions. Where possible, change them into nouns.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Choose five of the emotions from the list above. For each emotion, describe a situation you have experienced that made you feel this way.
  • ………………………………………………..
  • ………………………………………………..
  • ………………………………………………..
  • ………………………………………………..
  • …………………………………………………

Learn how to order your eggs the next time you go out for breakfast….:)

How do you want your eggs?

 

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how-to-make-soft-boiled-eggs-6-b                   Soft boiled

creamyscrambledeggs2                   Scrambled

98932e1390453097o5009                    Omelet

sunny-side-up-eggs                    Sunny side up

images-2                    Over easy

49c41c07-ffbe-4b0f-8098-0a156d2b270c                     Over hard

download-2                      Poached

 

 

 

Vocabulary: Money

                               

MONEYdough – money

big spender – a person who likes to spend a lot of money

cheapskate – a person who doesn’t like to spend money

gold digger – a person who is interested in other people for money

money bags – a rich person

blow – to spend

wad of cash – a lot of money

broke – to have no money

peanuts  – little money

a grand – a thousand dollars

leech – a person who always asks others for money

 

Examples

  • Do you have a lot of dough?
  • Have you seen her new car? She’s a big spender!
  • I don’t think he’s going to pay me back. He’s a cheapskate!
  • Have you met Jake’s new girlfriend? I’m pretty sure she’s a gold digger! She’s dating him for his money!
  • Hey, money bags! I heard you bought a fancy new car!
  • Elena likes to blow a lot of money on clothes and purses.
  • Did you see the wad of cash in his wallet?
  • Don’t bother asking Eric to go to the concert. He’s always broke!
  • Allie got a new job, but the pay is peanuts!
  • It’s going to cost about a grand to buy new books for school.
  • Jason is such a leech… he’s always asking me if he can borrow money!

Vocabulary: Going to the Doctor

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Match the vocabulary words with the correct definitions:

A) Cold 1. Fever and chills
B) Backache 2. Pain in the head
C) Flu 3. Bleeding
D) Headache 4. Feel like vomiting
E) Sore throat 5. Red and itchy skin
F) Sprained ankle 6. Can’t walk
G) Dizziness 7. Runny nose and sneezing
H) Rash 8. Can’t bend over or sit comfortably
I) Cut 9. Can’t swallow
J) Nausea 10. Everything around you appears to be moving

Something to talk about…

  1. How often do you go to the doctor?
  2. How do you feel right now?
  3. Have you caught a cold lately?
  4. How often do you get headaches?

Vocabulary: Bad Habits

Bad HabitsWatch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015)

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