How are you doing?
How has your week been? = How was your week? (US)
- It’s been okay – not busy.
It’s nice and…
- windy today!
- cool today!
- sunny today!
- cloudy today!
There’s a nice breeze today. (a soft wind) [noun]
Three ways to agree with a negative statement:
- me either
- me neither
- nor me
I’m inspecting the Thai nominees of a Chinese company who have been accused of committing money laundering.
Do you go swimming? [present tense = habits, facts]
Are you going swimming? [present continuous = happening now]
Did you go swimming (yesterday)? [past simple = happened in a finished time period in the past]
I want a coffee. = Can I have a … please?
I want you to repeat that. = Sorry?
- I’m a perfectionist and I have very high expectations.
- Sometimes I get stressed or worried about ….
- The way I deal with this is… to plan very well.
- I can / work well under pressure / be a leader
- I’m service-minded, patient, hard-working, disciplined, outgoing, flexible
- I like to / meet new people / learn new things / work to high standards.
Review of Last Class
Collect any ‘strengths and weaknesses’ homeworks.
What sounds do we use to show we’re thinking?
Uh-huh : understand / agree
Good vs Nice
- fun, attractive, or giving pleasure
- high quality
He’s a nice guy.
He’s a good guy.
The weather’s nice today.
It’s good weather today.
Study: Like to, want to, need to, have to
- I have to dress nicely if I’m going to see customers.
- dress well / dress smartly
- Our teacher doesn’t have to
- don’t have to
- I want to / I don’t want to
- don’t like to
- don’t need to… need to
- doesn’t like to / likes to
- don’t need to
Practice strengths and weaknesses.