Dec 20, 2019
Well, here are the grammar points for the podcast about me resisting the temptation to buy a cat.
1. To drag your feet.
This gives a great visual of being unenthusiastic about doing something, taking a long time to do it.
a. I'm dragging my feet to paint the house; it'll be such a big job!
b. He's dragging his feet...
Dec 20, 2019
There are only eight days to go until Christmas including today, so people are rushing around trying to get the last few things organized. Most people here who celebrate Christmas, have their tree up and decorated, perhaps a few lights decorating their house outside, and most of the presents bought and wrapped. This...
Dec 10, 2019
Here are some super useful grammar points from the last podcast.
1. A few ......... apart. This can be used with different measurements: time or distance.
a. My first two sons were born 13 months apart.
b. My two surgeries were only a few weeks apart.
c. We planted the trees 10ft apart.
Dec 6, 2019
"Ow!" I said to myself, as the pharmacist put the needle in my upper arm. I hadn't expected the vaccination to hurt. It wasn't a regular one, you know, like the flu. This was the shingles shot. In order to avoid the shingles, you must have a series of two, a few months apart. I'm so relieved that I have had my second...
Nov 21, 2019
I love stones, rocks, and crystals. I always have. I wouldn't say that I am a student of geology, but nevertheless, that subject does fascinate me. Perhaps one day, when I have more time, I will learn about geology. I have a few rocks and crystals around the house that I have gathered over the years. Some are just...