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New Year's resolutions

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This week Dan and Kate discuss their New Year's resolutions and hear what some people are promising themselves for 2010.

This week's question:

What is the most common goal for people making New Year’s resolutions? Is it:

a) to sort out their finances and money
b) to lose weight
c) to learn a new language

Listen out for the answer in the programme!

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New Year's resolutions

Vocabulary

resolution

a plan to improve yourself

to turn over a new leaf

to make a new start in your life

to give up

to stop doing something

to take up

to start something new for the first time

to carry on

to continue doing something

to keep a resolution

to be successful in achieving the goals you set yourself

to break a resolution

to be unsuccessful in achieving the goals you set yourself

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