Cuando hablamos con nuestros alumnos en las clases iniciales, hemos notado que casi nadie sabe expresarse bien cuando se habla de la felicidad o la diversión. Por alguna razón “desconocida”, se oye el verbo “spent” y el adjetivo “funny”, cuando en realidad, no tienen nada que ver. Vamos a ver unos ejemplos para que podamos expresarnos con mucha más claridad y mucha seguridad.
-We are having a great time in Ibiza.
(to have a great time/pasárselo muy bien/en grande)
-Our holiday was a lot of fun.
(to be a lot of fun/ser muy divertido)
Estos ejemplos son los típicos. Vamos a ver las expresiones más utilizadas por los ingleses.
-They had a whale of a time at the party.
(a whale of a time/pasárselo pipa)
She is still on cloud nine after passing her C1 English exam with Touch English.
(on cloud nine/en el séptimo cielo/en una nube)
Si quieres hablar inglés muy bien, ponte a investigar cómo se dicen las frases hechas en inglés, y házlo con ganas. Traducir literalmente o adivinar, son cosas para la gente vaga. Que seas serio y metido con todo relacionado con hablar bien el inglés.
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