Objective: Students learned useful phrasal vocabulary for talking about themselves and getting to know other people. Through listening, language practice and role play, students also practised asking about someone’s background, work, leisure interests, etc. using a variety of tenses.
- bring sb up = to care for a child until it is an adult
- grow up = to gradually become an adult
- be into sth = to be interested and involved with something
- get on with sb = to have a good relationship with somebody
- take sth up = to start to do/practise something (a new hobby or activity)
- go into (sth) = to start becoming involved in a particular type of work
- do: a Master’s degree in…/a course in…
- go for: a jog/a run/a swim…
- go into: journalism/business/acting…
Bonus: Common expressions
- I have an important exam tomorrow. Good luck!
- Atchoo! Bless you.
- Cheers! Cheers!
- I must drive home now, but I am very tired. Be careful!
- I’ve forgotten my dictionary today. Never mind.
- Can I take another chocolate? Help yourself.
- Have a good weekend. Same to you.
- Could you pass me the salt, please? Here you are.
- My aunt died today. My condolences.
- I’ve passed my driving test! Congratulations!