Words & Phrases
what one writes regularly about his or her experiences
I enjoy journaling about my activities here in the United States.
realizing that what you did was wrong
I stayed up really late last night, and now I’m paying for it this morning. I should have known better!
challenges resulting from speaking different languages
We have a foreign exchange student living with us. Right now, we're all working on the language barrier.
yell at someone because you are upset about something
I hate it when my sister lashes out at me because she’s having a bad day.
when it takes time to learn something
There’s a real learning curve with this new iPod I just bought. I figured out most of it, but there are still a few things I don’t get yet.
someone or something that is well-known and celebrated
Michael Jackson (August 1958 to June 2009), known as the King of Pop, continues to be legendary for his incredible voice and explosive musical performances.
give everyone the same opportunity to succeed
We need to level the playing field here since not everyone is an expert in math.
the desire and urge that men and women have for wanting to have sex
The women were surprised when they found out that George had such a high libido in his old age.
the same -- me too
Rosa: I’m thinking about spending more time practicing my conversational English.
not knowing what’s going to happen
Unfortunately, we’re in limbo right now. We can't make any plans for my son’s birthday yet since he hasn’t decided what he would like to do.