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Unit 1: English in the News
Improve your English through the language of the news

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Session 2

Happiness

จากรายงาน การจัดอันดับประเทศตามดัชนีความสุขโลก ชานและแคลร์ มานำเสนอประโยคและสำนวนที่พูดถึงความสุข

A world happiness report has been published. Join Sian and Clare to find out which country is top and to learn some great phrases and idioms relating to happiness. (Background image: Getty Images)

 

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Happiness

Happiness Report
A world happiness report has been published. Join Sian and Clare to find out which country is top and to learn some great phrases and idioms relating to happiness. (Background image: Getty Images)

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The story

Norway has been ranked as the world’s happiest nation in the UN sponsored survey. It pushed last year’s leader, Denmark, into second place.

The rankings are based on factors including social support, freedom and absence of corruption.

Key words and phrases

I'm on cloud nine
I'm very, very happy

I'm on top of the world
I'm very, very happy

I'm over the moon
I'm very, very happy

I'm grumpy
I'm in a bad mood

I'm feeling blue
I feel a little sad

I see red
I get angry

I'm green with envy
I feel very envious

To do
Now try this quiz to see how much you remember about the language and phrases Sian and Clare discussed.

 

Happiness

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Session Vocabulary

  • I'm on cloud nine
    I'm very, very happy

    I'm on top of the world
    I'm very, very happy

    I'm over the moon
    I'm very, very happy

    I'm grumpy
    I'm in a bad mood

    I'm feeling blue
    I feel a little sad

    I see red
    I get angry

    I'm green with envy
    I feel very envious