SATURDAY MORNING LESSON #68

Today we’re going to Italy. And India. And Bali. Can you already guess what our final clip is? A hint: The final clip comes from an inspirational travel classic. Don’t forget to repeat all the sentences out loud. Enjoy!

Our phrase #1 is “breather”

 

noun [ C ]   informal

 

: a short rest:

 

He’d been working hard and felt he needed (to take) a breather.

 

Reference: Definition of breather from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press

Please take a look at this example and repeat it out loud:

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Our word #2 issomeplace” 

 

adverb 

 

: somewhere:

 

They live someplace in the South.

 

Reference: Definition of someplace from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press

Please take a look at this example and repeat it out loud:

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Our word #3 is “to marvel (at something)” 

 

verb

 

: to show or experience great surprise or admiration:

 

We paused to marvel at the view.

 

Reference: Definition of marvel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press

Please take a look at this example and repeat it out loud:

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Please fill in the blanks out loud with our word/phrase #1, 2, or 3:

Time for our final clip. Watch the clip first, and then fill in the blanks out loud.

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Reference: “Watch the Official EAT PRAY LOVE Trailer in HD.” Sony Pictures Entertainment. YouTube, Mar 18, 2010, https://youtu.be/mjay5vgIwt4

That’s all for today, hope you liked the lesson. If you have any comments or suggestions about this lesson (or Saturday Morning Lessons in general), or if you just want to say “hello”, please write to me (info@english-outloud.com). See you next Saturday.

Ela Augustyniak

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