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  1. 2014.03.21 [SLE Start] Lesson 10. Look on the Bright Side
2014.03.21 09:05

Look on the Bright Side


▶ Language Point

< cheerful / cheery > : happy, energetic

My girlfriend is pretty cheerful person.


< ecstatic / bursting with joy / overjoyed / thrilled >

But the other day, she was just ecstatic! She really liked the handbag I bought her.


< make someone happy >

Giving people things always makes me happy.


< to get depressed / to get down / to get bummed out >

I don't get bummed out that often.


< to get to someone / to get someone down / to bother someone >

I just try not to let my problems get to me.


< to look on the bright side / to be optimistic >

Even in a terrible situation, I try to look on the bright side.



▶ Warming up

What was the happiest period of your life?

What made it such a happy time?

How does your life now compare to that period?

Who did you live with at that time?


< Example Answer >

When I was in my 20s.

When I was a kid.

When I was in highschool.

When I was in the military.


When I got my first job.

When I got married.

When I had a baby.


After I was 31, I started making good money and getting promotions etc.


Now, I have a sense of security. (stable life)


I was happiest when I was a middle school student, I had no responsibility and just played.



▶ Activity 2 : I'd Love to!

< Example >

A : Would watching a baseball game at a stadium make you happy? 

(= Would you be happy watching a baseball game at a stadium?)

B : It wouldn't make me happy. I don't have any interest in baseball.


I can't eat a whole(all) pizza by my self (alone).


I had to hike a lot when I was in the military, so hiking wouldn't make me happy.


I have a fear of heights.



▶ Discussion

1. Are you happy today? Why or why not?

4. What things do you love most in your life? Think of two activities, objects, places, etc. Explain why you love them.

5. Money can't buy happiness, but we usually feel happy when we buy a new pair of shoes or the latest electronic gadget. If you had a lot of money, what would you buy (besides a house, a car, or a trip) to make yourself happy? Why?

8. Can you think of 3 things that other people do that make you unhappy? Explain why these things make you unhappy.


People who break rules. : rule-breaking



▶ Vocabulary

optimistic : 낙관적인 :: be positive

look on the bright side : 긍정적으로 보다

ecstatic : 황홀해하는, 열광하는 :: extremely happy

burst : 터지다, 폭발하다 :: explode

thrill : 황홀감, 흥분, 설렘 :: ecstatic

thriller movie : scary movie

etc. : etcetera, and so on

responsibility : 책임감 :: duty

fly a kite : 연을 날리다

gadget : 도구, 장치

wardrobe : 옷장, all of clothes

late for appointments

talk loudly

rude : unkind, cruel(잔혹한, 잔인한)



▶ Expression

I am bummed out.


I am stress out. : a lot of stress, stressful


Don't let it get to you.

= Don't let it bother you.

= Don't worry about it.

= Don't let it get you down.


Would _____ make you happy?

= Would you be happy _____?

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