How can you say that you are extremely hungry at the moment? Check out this episode to learn how to say that and many other interesting expressions!
Welcome to another episode of Walk ‘n’ Talk Level Up, our all-English podcast series! No diálogo de hoje, o Jack acabou de chegar em casa depois de sair com os amigos, mas parece que ele deixou escapar um segredo sem querer.
Não se esqueça de repetir tudinho em voz alta, junto com a teacher Becs, para praticar bem a sua pronúncia e confira o material extra que preparamos para você aqui abaixo!
Nos vemos na próxima semana! Have a good one!
In this episode of Walk 'n' Talk Level Up, you got to practice your pronunciation and learn many structures, and now you can continue studying here by reading the dialogue, and checking out the written explanations with many examples. Don’t forget to repeat all the sentences!
Jack: Hey, mom. I’m home.
Mrs. Edwards: You finally got here! I was breaking out in a cold sweat already!
Jack: But, mom, I arrived, like, 10 minutes before my curfew was over!
Mrs. Edwards: I know it, but that's how a mother feels…
Jack: Ok, ok. What’s for dinner? I’m as hungry as a wolf!
Mrs. Edwards: You’re hungry? But I thought you were out with your friends for pizza.
Jack: Oops, I’m heading to my bedroom anyhow. Good night, mom! Love you.
Mrs. Edwards: Jack Edwards! You come back here at once!
New expressions and Vocabulary!
Whenever there are children or teenagers in a story, you will likely see this word being used! It refers to the time that a parent or guardian determines as a limit for the young person to get home after they go out. It can also be a legal time restriction decided by a local authority.
When Emma was a kid, she had a 5 p.m. curfew.
This week, your curfew will be 9 p.m.
The city residents rebelled against the curfew.
Don’t you have a curfew?
My mom goes crazy whenever I disrespect my curfew.
To head to
When you “head to” a place, it means you are “going in the direction of that location”. It’s a very common verb in daily situations, and it is used in questions as well when you want to know where or in what direction a person is going.
Where are you heading?
I’m heading to the supermarket, do you need anything?
I need to head to work, see you later!
Tina is heading downtown, so she is going to buy the cake for me.
We saw that store when we were heading to my mom’s house.
Some phrasal verbs also include this verb, like “head back”, which has the sense of “return” and “start going back”; and “head off”, which expresses the idea of starting a drive or journey.
It’s already getting dark so I’m going to head back.
What time should we head back to school?
I’m going to head off at 7 a.m. tomorrow.
Jack headed off with Tim two hours ago.
Having variety in your vocabulary is essential, and “anyhow” is an alternative to “in any case”, both sound perfectly natural and are common in casual conversation. It can be used at the beginning or at the end of a sentence.
Don’t worry about dinner, I’m leaving anyhow.
My team will defend you anyhow, you can count on us.
Anyhow, we can call her again tomorrow.
Listen to this episode as many times as you wish, and follow it up with this extra content. That way, you'll be able to memorize these new structures! You’ll also be able to use them in conversations in the future. And remember, the more daily contact you have with the English language, the better you’ll get. So make sure you don’t miss out on our next episode!
Autor: Rebeca Pereira (Becs)
Propriedade: Fluency Academy
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