Mỗi Ngày Một Từ Vựng

Mỗi ngày 1 từ vựng:

Turn

Nghe audio và đoán xem những cụm từ sau đây nghĩa là gì?

Turn

Turn up

Turn down

Turn on

Turn off

Nghe lại đoạn video và điền những từ còn thiếu:

Man: Turn, like turn a street corner.

Woman:   Exactly. So to turn is ……………

Man: What’s another example that we can think of here? You’re changing positions. You can do it with your body too.

Woman:   You can ………………………….

Man: OK.

Man:  Ah, there’s that sound. I guess, what’s the next one?

Woman:  Turn up.

Man: OK. You can turn up. For example, we can turn up for class.

Woman: Right. So “to turn up for class” means that …………………… You go to class.

Man: You show up for class. You go to class. Exactly! Exactly! What’s another example that we have?

Woman: If we listen to the radio, we want to ……………………., we turn up the volume.

Man: Turn up the volume. Do you have that problem with your next door neighbor? I know I do.

Woman: Sometimes.

Man: Alright. I guess, we can also similarly turn down…the radio.

Woman:   I wish my neighbor would turn down his radio sometimes, at night.

Man: Indeed. Indeed. And you know what? Actually, last week, I met this wonderful person.  I asked them out on a date. But they ……………………………

Woman: Oh no. They turned you down.

Man: Yeah. They turned me down.

Woman:  That means they said ‘No’.

Man: Yeah. It happens quite often….What is another one we have here?

Woman:   We have Turn on.

Man:  Turn on.

Woman:  So what’s a turn on for you?

Man: Hmmm. Well. I have to say that I like long hair.

Woman: Oh. So it’s …………………………………….., usually a person.

Man: Yeah. Usually a person.

Woman:   OK. Cool. We can also turn on what?

Man: We can turn on our TV, our Radio, our iPod.

Woman: Right. So it’s like ……………………………………………..

Man: And as we can turn on things, we can also turn off.

Woman: So we can turn off the TV, turn off the radio. What about the other meaning for turn off?

Man: This is probably why I didn’t get…that invitation didn’t go through. Maybe I turned her off somehow.

Woman: Right. So a turn off is ………………..…could be a bad smell.

Man: Are you saying I smell?

Woman:  No. No. No…. OK. We’re gonna stop there for today.

 

Practice

Dan appeared at his uncle’s funeral. What did Dan do?

Frank was thinking of asking Jane for a date, but when he saw her smoking one cigarette after another, he changed his mind. What did Jane’s smoking do to Frank? What does Frank think smoking is?

Whenever my wife wears my favorite perfume, I feel romantic. What does the perfume do to me?

You’re changing the controls of the heater to make it warmer. What are you doing?

Nicole didn’t change the controls of her radio to make it louder. What didn’t Nicole do?

Karen’s father asked her if he could borrow enough money to pay his property taxes, and Karen couldn’t say no to him. What couldn’t Karen do?

 

 

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