пятница, 29 декабря 2017 г.

Урок № 17

Childcare and Parenting NOUNS

1.) bottle - бутылочка

2.) nipple - соска

3.) formula - детская смесь

4.) baby food - детское питание

5.) bib - детский нагрудник, слюнявчик

6.) high chair - высокий детский стульчик

7.) diaper pail - корзина для грязных подгузников

8.) cloth diaper - полотняная пеленка

9.) safety pins - безопасные (английские) булавки

10.) disposable diaper - подгузники одноразового использования

11.) training pants - тренировочные трусики

12.) potty seat - детский горшок

13.) baby lotion - детский крем

14.) baby powder - детская присыпка

15.) wipes - гигиенические салфетки

16.) baby bag - сумка с детскими принадлежностями

17.) baby carrier - переносная люлька

18.) stroller - прогулочная детская коляска

19.) car safery seat - автомобильное детское сиденье

20.) carriage - спальная детская коляска

21.) rocking chair - кресло-качалка

22.) nursery rhymes - детские стихи

23.) teddy bear - плюшевый мишка

24.) pacifier - соска-пустышка

25.) teething ring - детское зубное кольцо

26.) rattle - погремушка

27.) night light - ночник

Childcare and Parenting NOUNS

вторник, 26 декабря 2017 г.

Урок № 16

Childcare and Parenting VERBS

1.) to hold - держать ребенка

2.) to nurse - кормить ребенка грудью

3.) to feed - кормить ребенка с ложечки

4.) to rock - укачивать ребенка

5.) to undress - раздевать ребенка

6.) to bathe - купать ребенка

7.) to change a diaper - менять подгузник, пеленку

8.) to dress - одевать ребенка

9.) to comfort - утешать

10.) to praise - хвалить

11.) to discipline - наказывать, запрещать

12.) to buckle up - застегивать ремень

13.) to play with - играть с ребенком

14.) to read to - читать ребенку

15.) to sing a lullaby - петь колыбельную

16.) to kiss goodnight - поцеловать перед сном


пятница, 22 декабря 2017 г.

Idioms meaning DANGER

1.) to be catched napping - get into trouble because they are not paying enough attention. Napping - sleeping

2.) go out on a limb - stating an opinion or doing something different from anyone else

3.) to be out on a limb - to be alone and lacking support from anyone else

4.) lead astray - influenced so that someone did bad things

5.) leave well alone - try not to change or improve something because this might make things worse 

6.) panic stations - a time or situation where you feel very anxious and have to act quickly

7.) a necessary evil - something you don't like, but you agree that it must exist or happen

8.) safe and sound - this phrase simply emphasises the word safe

9.) have a narrow escape - just manage to avoid danger or trouble

10.) do something by the skin of your teeth - only just succeed in doing something

11.) rather/too close for comfort - so close in distance or similar in amount that you are worried or frightened

12.) cut things fine - leave yourself only just enough time to do something

13.) something sets alarm bells ringing - something worries you because it is a sign that there may be a problem

14.) take your life in (to) your hands - do something very risky

15.) your life is in someone's hands - that person can affect whether you live or die

16.) hanging by a thread - likely to fail in the near future

17.) on a knife-edge - in a very difficult situation and there are worries about the future

Idioms meaning DANGER

вторник, 19 декабря 2017 г.

Урок № 15

FAMILY - СЕМЬЯ

1.) grandmother - бабушка

2.) grandfather - дедушка

3.) mother - мама

4.) father - папа

5.) sister - сестра

6.) brother - брат

7.) aunt - тётя

8.) uncle - дядя

9.) cousin - двоюродная сестра

10.) mother-in-law - свекровь, тёща

11.) father-in-law - свекор, тесть

12.) wife - жена

13.) husband - муж

14.) daughter - дочь

15.) son - сын

16.) sister-in-law - золовка, невестка, свояченица

17.) brother-in-law - деверь, шурин, зять, свояк

18.) niece - племянница

19.) nephew - племянник

20.) married couple - женатая пара

21.) divorced couple - разведенная пара

22.) single mother - мать-одиночка

23.) single father - отец-одиночка

24.) remarried - вторично вступившие в брак

25.) stepfather - отчим

26.) stepmother - мачеха

27.) half sister - единокровная сестра

28.) half brother - единокровный брат

29.) stepsister - сводная сестра

30.) stepbrother - сводный брат

family, english vocabulary


пятница, 15 декабря 2017 г.

Idioms for today: REACTING TO WHAT OTHERS SAY

1.) You could've fooled me! - you don't believe what someone says about something that you saw or experienced yourself

2.) There's no accounting for taste(s)! - you can't understand why someone likes or doesen't like something

3.) Yes, if all else fails! - if all other plans do not work

4.) The lesser of two evils, I suppose. - it is the less unpleasant of two bad options

5.) One thing just led to another. - a series of events happened, each caused by the previous one

6.) I know, I'll never live it down! - you think that you have done something bad or embarrassing that people will never forget

7.) Strike while the iron is hot. - do something immediately while you have a good chance of success

8.) I don't know - one way or another. - you are not sure exactly how yet, but it will happen

9.) It's just not on! - not an appropriate way of behaving

10.) It's a bit over the top! - more extreme than is necessary or appropriate

11.) If I were in your shoes..... - in your position.....

12.) At the top of my agenda - the most important priority for me

REACTING TO WHAT OTHERS SAY

вторник, 12 декабря 2017 г.

Урок № 14

Describing Hair

1.) short hair - короткая стрижка

2.) shoulder-length hair - волосы до плеч

3.) long hair - длинные волосы

4.) part - пробор

5.) mustache - усы

6.) beard - борода

7.) sideburns - бакенбарды

8.) bangs - стрижка челкой

9.) straight hair - прямые волосы

10.) wavy hair - волнистые волосы

11.) curl hair - кудрявые (завитые) волосы

12.) bald - лысина

13.) gray hair - седые волосы

14.) corn rows - укладка волос (косичками)

15.) red hair - рыжие волосы

16.) black hair - черные волосы

17.) blond hair - светлые волосы

18.) brown hair - каштановые волосы

19.) rollers - бигуди

20.) scissors - ножницы

21.) comb - расческа

22.) brush - щетка

23.) blow dryer - фен

24.) cut hair - стрижка

25.) perm hair - химическая завивка

26.) set hair - укладка волос

27.) color hair/dye hair - окраска волос

Describing Hair

понедельник, 11 декабря 2017 г.

Idioms meaning BEHAVIOUR and ATTITUDES

1.) look right/straight through someone - behave as if you do not see someone either because you do not notice them or because you are ignoring them

2.) leave someone in the lurch - leave someone at a time when they need you to stay and help them

3.) give someone a hard/rough/tough time - make things difficult for someone

4.) keep a lid on something - control the level of something in order to stop it increasing

5.) let (yourself) go - either take less care of your appearance or relax completely and enjoy yourself

6.) blow something out of (all) proportion - behave as if something that has happened is much worse than it really is

7.) think nothing of - did something that other people found difficult very easily

8.) bring a lump to my throat - found it so moving that I wanted to cry

9.) make the most of - take full advantage of something because it may not last long

10.) hang in the balance - no one knoes what will happen to it in the future

11.) fade/ pale into insignificance - did not seem at all important when compared to something else

12.) dream of - would never do something because we think it is wrong

13.) come to terms with - start to accept emotionally and to deal with a difficult situation

Idioms meaning BEHAVIOUR and ATTITUDES

пятница, 8 декабря 2017 г.

Урок № 13

Describing people - Описание людей

1.) young - молодой

2.) middle-aged - средних лет

3.) elderly - пожилой

4.) tall - высокий

5.) average height - среднего роста

6.) short - низкий

7.) heavy/fat - тяжеловесный (толстый)

8.) average weight - среднего веса

9.) thin/slender - худой (стройный)

10.) physically challenged - физический недостаток (инвалидность)

11.) sight impaired/blind - нарушение зрения (слепота)

12.) hearing impaired/ deaf - нарушение слуха (глухота)

13.) attractive - привлекательность

14.) cute - миловидность

15.) pregnant - беременность

16.) mole - родинка

17.) pierced ear - прокол в ухе

18.) tattoo - татуировка

Describing people


среда, 6 декабря 2017 г.

Idioms for today: OPINIONS ON PEOPLE AND ACTIONS

1.) have a lot to answer for - to be the main caus of the problems

2.) something is not all it's cracked up to be - is not as good as people say it is

3.) someone/something has the edge over someone/something - is slightly better than

4.) leave a lot to be desired (always in simple tense forms) - is not as good as it should be/as we might expect

5.) have all the makings of - are likely to develop into

6.) on the big/expensive, etc. side - heavier than you want it to be

7.) a dead loss - completely useless

8.) rough and ready - crude and lacking sophistication

9.) throws the baby out with the bathwater - change things, but lose good things as well as bad

10.) gets/jumps/leaps on the bandwagon - get involved in something already very successful

11.) plays devil's advocate - pretend to be against an idea so that others discuss it

12.) drives someone to distraction - make someone very angry or very bored

13.) makes an exhibition of themselves - do things in public that make them look stupid

14.) does something under false pretences - tell lies about who they are or what they are doing

15.) never does anything by halves - always make a great effort and do thing very well

16.) is a laughing stock - are laughed at/ mocked be everyone

OPINIONS ON PEOPLE AND ACTIONS

понедельник, 4 декабря 2017 г.

Урок № 12

SHOPPING

1.) get change - получить сдачу

2.) borrow money - занять деньги

3.) lend money - одолжить деньги

4.) pay back the money - отдать занятые деньги

5.) pay cash - оплата наличными

6.) use a credit card - оплата кредитной картой

7.) write a (personal) check - оплата (персональным) чеком

8.) use a gift card - оплата подарочной картой

9.) price tag - ценник

10.) regular price - обычная цена

11.) sale price - цена со скидкой

12.) bar code - штриховой код

13.) receipt - квитанция

14.) price/cost - цена/ стоимость

15.) sales tax - налог с продажи

16.) total - итог

17.) cash register - кассовый аппарат

18.) buy/pay for - покупка/оплата

19.) return - возврат

20.) exchange - замена

shopping

пятница, 1 декабря 2017 г.

Idioms for today: CRITICISING PEOPLE

1.) to be all sweetness and light - friendly and pleasant, but in a false way

2.) get/grate on my nerves - irritating/annoying me

3.) give someone a hand time - make someone suffer/feel guilty

4.) poke fun at - tease/make fun of someone

5.) add insult to injury - to make a bad situatin even worse

6.) cast aspersions on - criticise my character, suggest that someone was not honest

7.) to be out-and-out - completely/totally (for negative qualities of people)

8.) ask for trouble - doing things that were certain to result in trouble
Criticising people