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August 20, 2020 (Apuntes - Yoon-Ramirez)

Class Routines (Rutinas de Clase)

· Tongue Twister

· Review (repaso)

· Phrasal Verbs (el verbo frasal) & Idioms (el modismo)

· Photo description

Tongue Twister (R & L)

· Red lorry, yellow lorry

· A really leery Larry rolls readily to the road

· Rory’s lawn rake rarely rakes really right.

Idioms (Modismos)

· Better late than never: Better to arrive late than not to come at all

  • I drive slowly so I don’t get into any accident. Better late than never.

  • I started my GED class in my 40s. Better late than never.

· Call it a day: Stop working on something

  • Let’s call it a day (Let’s finish!)

· Hang in there: Don't give up (no te rindas)

  • How’s your GED math?

  • It’s difficult, I am hanging in there. (I am trying)

  • How’s your job?

  • I am hanging in there. (it is difficult, but I am working hard).

· Time flies!: Time goes fast!

  • Yesterday I was 27 and today I am 43. Wow, time flies!!

  • It is already Thursday today, Time flies!

  • When I am in English class, time flies!

  • On weekend, I feel like time flies.

  • When I am on vacation, time flies .

  • When I am taking a break (I am resting)

  • When I am watching Netflix

· Under the weather: Sick

  • I don’t want to feel under the weather.

  • What’s wrong? You look under the weather.

Phrasal Verbs (los verbos frasal)

ask around: ask many people the same question

asked around but nobody has seen my wallet.

add up to something: Equal (Sumar)

Your purchases add up to $205.32.

break down: stop functioning (vehicle, machine) (descomponerse)

Our car broke down at the side of the highway in the snowstorm.

break down: get upset (romper a llorar/derrumbarse)

The woman broke down when the police told her that her son had died.

Words (palabras)

Tree, catholic church, people, streetlight, windows, shadows, sky, fence, street, store,

Sentences (oraciones)

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· People are walking around the cathedral.

· The sky looks beautiful today.

· There are two stores close to (near) the catholic church.

· There are many people in front of the cathedral.

· The color of the church is orange.

· The cathedral is big.

· There is a person wearing a blue cardigan (sweater, hoodie). = Somebody is wearing a blue sweater.

· There is one tree in front of the church.

· The tree is green.


Bridge, buildings, trees, clouds, river, sky, reflection on the water, shadows, skyscraper (rascacielos), graffiti,


· I see graffiti on the bridge.

· There are many tall buildings.

· The bridge is big.

· The river is beautiful.

· The reflection on the river is orange-color.

· The sunset makes the color of the sky pink. (The sunset turns the sky pink.)

· The river is wide.

· The trees are in the water.

· There are two bridges.

· The buildings are very close to one another. (cramped = estrecho)

· There are so many buildings. The city looks cramped. They look cramped.

· One bridge is for trains and the other is for traffic.

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