Wabii jechootaa

Session 1

Time expressions with at

  • at one o'clock / 2:30pm
  • at breakfast / dinner / lunchtime
  • at noon / midday / night
  • at the weekend

Time expressions with on

  • on 3rd May
  • on Christmas Day
  • on Saturday morning

Time expressions with in

  • in the morning / afternoon / evening
  • in spring / summer / autumn / winter
  • in 1996

Session 3

sensation
(here) something or someone that causes great excitement or interest

auditions
short performances, usually by actors, musicians or dancers, to show that they are right for a particular play, film or show

contestants
someone who takes part in a competition

nippy (informal)
cold

warming up
preparing for a performance

feedback
opinions or thoughts about something to say if it is good or liked, usually intended to improve it

knock the judges socks off (idiom)
really impress the judges

Session 4

past it
(informal) too old or out-of-date to be interesting or useful

format
the way something (for example, a TV show) is arranged

shake-up
a complete reorganisation

hopefuls
people who are hoping to succeed

panel
a small group of people who make a decision

wannabe
short for 'want to be' (like someone or something else)

temperamental
having a mood that can change quickly and unreasonably

ear for (something)
able to recognise, appreciate and produce sounds, especially music

consistent
behaving in the same way over a period of time

versatile
able to change easily

programming language
the language that gives instructions to computers

genres
types

timbre
the quality of a musical sound

pet hates
minor or small things or habits that a person finds particularly annoying, usually more than for other people

guilty pleasures
things that a person likes, even though that they are not considered to be very good or fashionable

on a par with (something)
at the same level as (something)

catchphrases
well-known sentences or phrases, usually associated with a particular famous person