Vocabulary to prepare for the video in the next exercise:
Read, and click on the play button to listen. Also, double-click on any word for an English definition.



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brother-in-law (1)
countable noun


brother-in-law
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brother-in-law (2)
countable noun



Jess is Kathleen's brother-in-law
This example is from the video: Jess is Kathleen's brother-in-law. Kathleen is Jess's sister-in-law.
Jess is Susan's husband. Kathleen is Louis's wife.

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Can and could for asking for information (for making requests).

This is very different from can as presented in
lesson 15.


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Can you...? is polite. Could you... ? is more polite.
 
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husband
wife

countable nouns





husband and wife 
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You got it wrong.
got it wrong
is an expression


wrong = false
adverb
(wrong is also an adjective, noun and verb)


You got it wrong.
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apostrophe
countable noun

 The sign ( ' ) used for contractions, the possessive case, for certain plurals, and abbreviations.


apostrophe
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introduce
verb



an introduction

Helen is introducing Jim to Laura.
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