El paso más importante en todos los idiomas es empezar a utilizar las frases hechas con seguridad y tranquilidad. Nuestros alumnos saben que una vez terminado el nivel B1, la única forma de HABLAR BIEN en inglés es meterse 100% con las frases hechas y los phrasal verbs. HABLAR BIEN y ENTENDER LO QUE UNO DICE es el objetivo número uno en Touch English. Una vez conseguido, a la hora de hacer los exámenes, nuestros alumnos saben y entienden lo que hacen sin tener que traducir o ponerse enfermos de los nervios. Aprender no solo la gramática, si no vivir/entender? y conocer el significado, es lo que cuenta para nosotros.
Vamos a ver unos ejemplos muy populares en UK:
1- We are going to stay in this hotel because it is cheap as chips. (super barato)
2- The new iPhone is selling like hotcakes. (se vende como pan recién hecho)
3- Although our boss praises us quite often it is clear that Jenny is the apple of his eye.
(persona favorita/su ojito derecho/la niña de sus ojos)
4- The exam was a piece of cake. I am sure I have passed. (muy fácil/pan comido)
5- She is always crying over spilt milk. She needs to forget about the past and move on.
(agua pasada no mueve molinos)
6- Living in humid cities like Valencia or New York in August is not my cup of tea. (no gustarle o no tener interés)
7- You can tell that Lilly has a sweet tooth, since she is always eating chocolate. (ser goloso)
8- Always surround yourself with people who are salt of the earth. (gente de verdad/Buena gente)
9- Although it was a tough nut to crack, we sorted it all out I the end. (un problema que sea difícil/un hueso duro de roer…)
10- When I saw him in hospital, it gave me food for thought. (algo que te hace pensar/algo que te da que pensar)
Disfrutad de nuestros ejemplos. ¡Nos vemos en el siguiente post!
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