The Rockingest Nana On Twitter: @J_DimpsIf your Nana thinks she’s hip because she’s onFacebook, tell her she’s gonna have to learn athing or two if she wants to compete with JosieDimples, the rockingest grandma on Twitter.Eighty-year-old Josie, or @J_Dimps, has 80kfollows on Twitter and is going strong. She’s thedefinition of a ‘pistol’ and is pretty active onTwitter. Her newest goal? To reach 100k followersbefore she’s 100.How did this whole thing start?
The New York Times blog tells us:Life became listless for Josephine Lamberti, 80, after her husbanddied several years back, so she turned to a grandson, DonnyBrandefine, who she knew made those video “thingies’’ for theInternet.“I was bored and I wanted some action, so I says, ‘Donny, you wantto teach me the computer so I can, you know, tweet orsomething?’”Because of his grandmother’s smile, he gave her the nickname JosieDimples — J-Dimps, for short — and began making videos of her asa wisecracking grandma with a secret penchant for “Jersey Shore”-style, fist-pumping dance moves.
Please Say These in English Saya lapar. Saya cinta kamu. Saya haus. I am hungry. I love you. I am thirsty.
What About This? Ular melingkar di pagar.Lebih susah mencaripadanannya dalam bahasaInggris??
Why Do We Have to Master Vocab? We will be able to communicate (spoken & written) in ‘a global language’; We can understand others’ speaking/writing; We can respond the speech/text; We can do many things better & easier. It’s a basic tool to improve your English
What are the 3000 Vocab List? Rank Word Rank Word Rank Word 1 the 126 name 136 low 2 of 127 very 137 line 3 to 128 through 138 differ 4 and 129 just 139 turn 5 a 130 form 140 cause 6 in 131 sentence 141 much 7 is 132 great 142 mean 8 it 133 think 143 before 9 you 134 say 144 move 10 that 135 help 145 right
Never Try to Remember All at Once Learn English vocabulary in small chunks, and, discover that the new words will become part of our "working" vocabulary much faster. Learn just 3 new words a day for a year = +1,000 new English vocabulary words. That’s very easy and a relieve.
Interesting Fact: There are at least 500,000 words in English. The native English speaker uses an average of 5,000 words in his/her everyday speech. 50 words make up 45% of Only everything written in English.
Household Appliance Vocabulary (1) broiler - device for broiling meat That steak was done to perfection.Where did you get that boiler? Its fantastic. can opener - a device to open cans by cutting around the edges of the rim. Dont open that by hand. Use the can opener! compactor - device for pressing together; crusher Youd be surprised at how much garbage the compactor can put into one bag!
Household Appliance Vocabulary (2) iron - instrument used for taking the wrinkles out of a piece of clothing through heat Don’t forget to iron my clothes, please! oven - chamber or enclosed compartment usually used to cook in, as in a stove I like cooking potatoes in the oven instead of frying them. refrigerator - appliance for maintaining foods at a low temperature, or producing ice We keep the bread in the refrigerator.
Let’s Make a Vocab Tree City Shops Buildings People Transport Baker’s Store Mall Bus Taxi Train Bike
Household Appliance Vocabulary (1) broiler - device for broiling meat can opener - a device to open cans by cutting around the edges of the rim. compactor - device for pressing together; crusher
A List of Example Concept Personal Adjective Verb noun noun absenteeism absentee absent-minded to be absent accounting accountant accountable account achievement achiever achieved achieve addiction addict addictive/addicted to become addicted admiration admirer admired / admiring admire
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A List of Example Words (PoS) Meanings Sentences exam ujian Next week, I’ll have an English exam. A seat …… …… taxi …… …… look …… ……• Carry this notebook with you everywhere, as much as possible.• Peruse it every spare moment of the day.• Keep going through the words, their meanings, and read the sentences that you constructed, containing the words, again and again.• Make yourself familiar with the words used until they almost feel like old friends.
A List of Example Take Have Break Go A break A headache A leg Swimming An exam A haircut A window Jogging A seat Breakfast A record Overseas A taxi A holiday A promise Bicycling A look A drink The rules Crazy
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Fireworks (Katy Perry)Do you ever feel like a plastic bag Baby, youre a fireworkDrifting through the wind, wanting to start again? Come on, let your colors burstDo you ever feel, feel so paper thin Make em go, oh Youre gonna leave em falling downLike a house of cards, one blow from caving in? You dont have to feel like a waste of spaceDo you ever feel already buried deep? Youre original, cannot be replaced If you only knew what the future holdsSix feet under screams but no one seems to hear After a hurricane comes a rainbowa thingDo you know that theres still a chance for you Maybe youre reason why all the doors areCause theres a spark in you? closed So you could open one that leads you to the perfect roadYou just gotta ignite the light and let it shine Like a lightning bolt, your heart will blowJust own the night like the 4th of July And when its time, youll knowCause baby, youre a fireworkCome on, show em what youre worthMake em go, ohAs you shoot across the sky
Other Tips• It is not enough just to know the meaning of a word .You also need to know: what words it is usually associated with, whether it has any grammatical characteristics, and how it is pronounced.• Try to learn new words not in isolation but in phrases. Instead of learning just "rocky" / just "mountain", youve learned two new words, AND how to use them.
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