Unit 4 Looking ahead
|Adjectives describing music||Resolutions|
|Melodious = melodiós/arhythmic =rítmic
low = baix (volum)
tuneless = poc melodiós
calm = tranquil.la
lively = viu, alegre
catchy = “pegadizo”
valuable = valuós
trends = tendències, moda
release =estrenar, posar a la venda
|Get fit = posar-se en forma
lose weight = aprimar-se
break a bad habit = deixar un mal habit
save money = estalviar diners
take up hobby = dedicar-se a /iniciar-se en
stop smoking = deixar de fumar
give up junk food = deixar el menjar porqueria
cut down TV viewing = mirar menys la televisió
|Give something up = stop (doing something ) cut down on sth=reduce in quantity,amount,…wake up = stop sleepingtake up = start a hobbylie down = put oneself, flat on an horizontal surface or in a resting positioncalm down = relax after being angryfall through = cancel a plan, fail, doesn’t happenfall out (with sb /over sth) = have a fight
find out = discover, obtain information
get on (with) = have good relaations
|get rid of = eliminate look forward to = can’t wait,be exited about the futureput up with (sb or sth) = toleraterun out = finish, have no more of somethingshow off = try to impress, want to be admiredsort out = organise or resolve a problemtake off = leave the ground (aeroplanes ..)
get round to = finally find time to do sth
break up = 1- end a relationship
2 start laughing
get over =get better, recover
look through = search for something (lists, papers)
To know more about phrasal verbs and do some exercises go to the Grammar “phrasal verbs”
Positive Negative Question
I will speak I won’t speak will I speak?
Use of will Future
- a spontaneous decision example: Wait, I will help you.
- an opinion, hope, uncertainty or assumption regarding the future example: He will probably come back tomorrow.
- a promise example: I will not watch TV tonight.
- an action in the future that cannot be influenced example: It will rain tomorrow.
- conditional clauses type I example: If I arrive late, I will call you.
Form of going to Future
S+ V(to be) + going to + V(base form)
S+ is going to + V (base form) Affirmative
S+ isn’t going to + V (base form) Negative
Are + S+going to+V(base form)? Interrogative
Use of going to Future
- an action in the near future that has already been planned or prepared
- example: I am going to study harder next year.
- a conclusion regarding the immediate future
- example: The sky is absolutely dark. It is going to rain.