어휘 레퍼런스

6 Minute Vocabulary

gonna – going to
I’m gonna watch a DVD.

wanna – want to
Do you wanna watch too?

whatcha – what are you
Whatcha doing?

dunno - don’t know
I dunno.

gotta – got to (or got a)
I’ve gotta go now.

hafta – have to
Do you hafta go already?

gimme – give me
Gimme a call tomorrow.

lemme – let me
Lemme know what you think.

kinda – kind of
She’s kinda nice.

Session 3

dumped
(here) suddenly ended a relationship

spare
extra

all-inclusive trip
a trip where the room and all the food and drink you have is included in the price

give up (something)
(here) stop hoping for (something)

put (something) up
make (something) available

auction
a public sale in which goods or property are sold to the highest bidder

overwhelmed
very impressed

looking up
going well

jilted
rejected by a lover or partner

pulled out
didn't complete something that was promised

breaking up with (someone)
ending a relationship with someone

blossom
(here) develop in a pleasing or promising way

complete stranger
someone you have never met before and know nothing about

thoroughly
very much

not on the cards (idiom)
not possible or likely

Session 4

Tips for making complaints:

1) Tell a story: Give some background before mentioning your complaint. But keep it short!

  • I've just checked into room 401. It's a lovely room, but the problem is that I was really desperate for a drink and the mini-bar's empty.

2) Soften your tone: Use seem to and appear to to make your language softer. They're often used with be. In the negative, you need an auxiliary like can't or don't

  • Sorry, there seems to be a problem with the radio.
  • Excuse me, there appears to be a problem with your ticket.
  • I can't seem to get the TV to work.
  • There don't appear to be any slippers in the room.

Drama

suspect
a person who the police or other people believe to be responsible for a crime

bother
(here) make a effort to do something

desperate
ready to behave in a dangerous or violent way, to escape from a very bad situation

magistrate
a person who decides in a law court if someone is guilty of a minor crime

damn!
a swear word that expresses anger

reputation
opinion people have about a person or place

disgrace
(here) in very bad condition

evidence
objects or information that prove that something is true