Fire away

  • 311 views
Uploaded on

 

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
311
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. THINK OF ONE WORD THAT CAN COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES:
  • 2.
    • A: Did you hear about poor Bill? He’s lost his job.
    • B: Really? Why? Was he _________?
  • 3.
    • He raised his gun to his shoulder, took aim and _______at the target.
  • 4.
    • A: How was the interview?
    • B: Terrible! They _________lots of questions at me.
  • 5. FIRE AWAY
  • 6. burn the candle at both ends
    • To exhaust oneself or one's resources by leading a hectic or extravagant life.(One end of the candle is work done in the daylight, and the other end is work done at night.)
    • No wonder Mary is ill. She has been burning the candle at both ends for a long time.
  • 7.
    • Are you the type of person who burns the candle at both ends a lot?
    • In what situations do people live like this?
  • 8. burn the midnight oil
    • To work or study very late at night.
  • 9.
    • In your school days, did you burn the midnight oil a lot?
  • 10. burnout
    • Physical or emotional exhaustion, especially as a result of long-term stress or dissipation.
  • 11.
    • What would you do if you were suffering from burnout ? How would you rest and relax?
  • 12. Play with fire
    • to do something dangerous or risky. (Usually playing with fire.)
    • Be careful with that knife! You are playing with fire!
  • 13.
    • Why do you think some people like taking unnecessary risks in some situations?
  • 14. set on fire
    • To cause to ignite and burn
  • 15. Set on fire
    • To cause to become excited:
    • The music set the audience on fire .
  • 16.
    • What things set your heart on fire?
  • 17. fire away
    • Informal To start to talk or ask questions.
  • 18. Fire off
    • To utter or ask rapidly.
  • 19.
    • What is your opinion of people who fire off a lot of questions in class or in meetings? Is it polite in your culture to ask a lot of questions rapidly?
  • 20. between two fires
    • Being attacked from two sources or sides simultaneously.
  • 21.
    • Have you ever felt you were between two fires?
  • 22. under fire
    • Being attacked by harsh criticism eg. an official who was under fire for mismanagement.
  • 23.
    • Please tell a story using the idiom “under fire”
  • 24. no smoke without fire
    • the evidence strongly suggests something has indeed happened
    • When the sales figures continued strong but the company still wasn't making money, he suspected something was wrong-- there's no smoke without fire .
  • 25.
    • In what situation would you have said, “When there’s smoke, there’s fire.”
  • 26. LET’S TALK
    • What are some things that cause fires?
    • What can we do to prevent fires?
    • Were you fascinated with fire as a child?
    • Do you know what to do in case of fire?
    • Have you ever tried to put out a fire?
    • Are firefighters paid well in your country?
    • What is the penalty for arson (malicious burning to destroy property) in your country?
    • Can you see any fire hazards in your home right now?