Did you feel the earthquake this morning?
We have an idiom "to be shook up." It means to be scared by something. I don't know about you, but that shake shook me up!
Speaking of idioms, here are the ones we studied this week in class:
- to get the ball rolling
- to get off on the wrong foot
- to stay on your toes
- to be up to something
- to think on your feet
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And Duy used two good expressions:
Please feel free to help yourself to some coffee.
Mr. Smith is delayed. In the meantime, I could show you our factory.
We are also practicing pronouncing "S." Here are some tongue twisters to help you:
- I saw Susie sitting in a shoe shine shop.Where she sits she shines and where she shines she sits.
- Seth at Safeway sells thick socks.
- Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and sticks.
- Six sleek swans swam swiftly southwards.
- She saw the Sheriff's shoes on the sofa. But was she so sure she saw the Sheriff's shoes on the sofa?
- She sells sea shells by the seashore. The shells she sells are seashore shells.