Lesson 34 - Exercise 1

Preparation: Vocabulary used in the Video

Teachers: Prepare your students for the vocabulary they will hear in the videos for this lesson.
Students: Read, and click on the play button to listen.
Vocabulary Term Definition and Audio
now
adverb

Listen:



At this moment, at the present time.

Record:
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do a video =
make a video

verb + object




He's doing a video now. = He's making a video now.
 
wonder
verb

 

wonder
1 - to ask yourself a question - to be filled with curiosity.

2 - To have a feeling of awe or admiration.
3 - To have a feeling of surprise.

In the video, the interviewer says to Fiona:


We are doing a video over here. Uh, it's to, to teach English. I am just wondering if we can ask you real quickly what you're doing.

In this case, in the video,
the interviewer uses "I am wondering" as a polite way to ask Fiona a question.
boot
noun


boot for feet

You wear boots on your feet!

 

boot
noun

trunk
noun

The boot (UK)  is the trunk (US) of a car
A difference between British and American English.

The boot of the car = the trunk of the car =
a compartment of a car for holding luggage.
 
luggage
noun


luggage = baggage

luggage = baggage (suitcases)
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baggage in the boot

luggage in the trunk



baggage in the boot
baggage in the boot = luggage in the trunk