2014. 4. 8. 09:04

Which season do you like the best?

▶ Dialogue


 Linda, are you OK? You're shivering.


 Yes, but it's so cold outside. Don't you think so?


 Yes, I think winter is coming. I'm so excited!


 Why are you excited?


 Because winter is my favorite season.


 Really? What do you like to do in winter?


 I like to go skiing and snowboarding in winter. What about you? Which season do you like the best?


 I like summer best.


 Why? Do you like hot and humid weather?


 No, I don't like hot and humid weather. But, I like almost every summer sport.


 What summer sports do you like?


 Hmm... I like swimming, scuba diving, and water skiing.

▶ Language Focus


 What's your favorite season?

 My favorite season is spring.

 Spring is my favorite season.

 Which season do you like (the) best?

 I like autumn (the) best. 

 Seasonal Activities

 What do you like to do in summer?

 What activities do you enjoy doing in winter?

 I like to go rafting in summer.

 I enjoy skiing in winter.

▶ Talk

< Example 1 >

A : Which season do you like the best?

B : I like autumn the best?

A : Why do you like autumn?

B : Because I like cool weather.

< Example 2 >

A : What's your favorite season?

B : Spring is my favorite season.

A : Why is spring your favorite season?

B : Because I like warm weather.

A : What activities do you enjoy doing in spring?

B : I enjoy planting flowers in spring.

< Example 3 >

A : What's your favorite weather?

B : I like sunny weather.

A : And what's your favorite season?

B : Summer is my favorite season.

A : Oh, really? Why is that?

B : Because I like going to the beach and swimming in the ocean.

▶ Vocabulary

sensible temperature : 체감온도

fine dust : 미세먼지

yellow dust : 황사

frosty : 성에가 낀, 서리가 내린

bright : (날씨) 화창한, 화사한, (성격) clever

heavy snow : 폭설

heavy rain : 폭우

monsoon : 장마 (rainy season)

shower : 소나기

* 엄청 추울 때

freezing to death

It's piercing cold.

cold (hot) as hell

freaking cold

cf) freaking awesome : 진짜 멋지다

muggy = sultry = hot and humid

heat wave warning : 폭염 주의보

mental breakdown : 멘붕

0˚C : zero degree Celsius, negative

24˚C : 24 degrees Celsius

110˚F : 110 degrees Fahrenheit

1˚C : 1 degrees Celsius

vacation spot : 휴양지 (resort)

cool off : 더위를 식히다

deaf : 청각장애

scorching : 푹푹찌다

Weather Conditions



 Autumn / Fall






















 icy cold

▶ Expression


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2014. 3. 12. 08:59

On the Tip of My Tongue

▶ Language Point

< to memorize something >

When I was in school, we had to memorize lots of formulas.

< to know something (off) by heart >

We used to know all the words to that song by heart.

< to remember something >

I can't remember what I did last night.

< to remind someone of something >, remind -> remember again

This song remind me of going to the beach with my friends in high school.

< to recall > : remember

I can't recall his phone number. I'll have to look it up.

* to look it up : to find, to search

< to recognize someone / something >

Hey, I recognize that sweater. Didn't I lend that to you last year?

< draw a blank / slip one's mind > : forget

Sorry, but I'm drawing a blank - what was your name again?

< to reminisce about something > : to think about the past, to talk about the past.

We spent the afternoon reminiscing about the good old days.

< memories >

Jane has some bad memories from our vacation to Greece; her camera was stolen.

< memory >

Hold on. My memory is terrible. I'll have to write that down or I'll forget it.

▶ Act 1 : A Memory for details

I grew up in a big city/small town called Amarillo, Taxas. I live there for over 20 years. There was a beautiful girl who lived across the street from my house.

▶ Vocabulary

formula : 공식

by heart : 외워서

reminisce : 추억에 잠기다, 추억담을 나누다

an alley : 골목길

▶ Expression

I recognize him from the wanted poster.

Your name slipped my mind.

I lived in Guro all my life.

There are many criminals in Guro.

The crime rate in Guro is the highest in Seoul.

My town is famous for having delicious apples.

When did you go there?

There is nothing there/in somewhere.

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