More example sentences:
- I don’t get along with Sebastian, we have nothing in common!
- The reason you don’t get along is because you have different values.
- I like her so much! We are getting along well.
Another meaning of ‘TO GET ALONG’ is ‘to manage’, ‘to cope’, ‘to make progress while doing something’.
- I’m not getting along well with my schoolwork. I need to work harder.
- How are you getting along with your work?
- I just can’t get along without a secretary.
Other words you may not know:
- Item: an individual thing.
Ex. An item of clothing.
An item of furniture.
- To resettle: to begin to live in a new area after leaving an old one; to settle again.
Ex. The only way to resettle a Mexican family here is by granting them political asylum.
Watch the video, then try to fill in the gaps in the following sentences:
- We give them as much ______________ as we can that they need, depending on how many people are in the house.
- We give them ______________, and stoves if they are needed.
- We’d been able to work with these _________________.
- They come ___________ to our houses, meet our parents, meet our kids.
- They feel that they have a sense of family _____________ because most of these families have been _________________.
Downloadable PDF file: Michigan Resident Helps Syrian Refugees Settle In – Listening Activity
Downloadable PDF file: Michigan Resident Helps Syrian Refugees Settle In – Listening Activity – answers
The 10th episode of English4Gamers is out! In this episode, we keep playing Doom (1993), a science fiction horror-themed first-person shooter videogame by id Software. As always, I suggest that you read the vocabulary list before watching the episode. There is also a fill in the gaps exercise (with downloadable version and answers) to test your listening comprehension.
- TO PICK UP: to take hold of and lift up.
- AHEAD: in or toward the front.
- KEY CARD: a plastic card, similar to a credit card, containing data on an embedded magnetised strip that can electronically unlock a door, activate a machine, etc.
- ON PURPOSE: in a way that is planned or intended.
Downloadable PDF version: English4Gamers Episode 10 – Doom – Vocabulary
Fill in the gaps in the following sentences with the correct words from the box
- Richard: And today we ______________ playing Doom.
- Richard: We ______________two new weapons.
- Richard: So … Try this weapon. If you don’t like it, you ______________ to the
- Richard: You see? They’re __________ you.
- Anna: I feel so ______________ with this gun.
- Richard: You can’t go here because you need a blue ______________.
- Richard: Go ______________ and turn right.
- Anna: Just because I have this gun, not because I’m good ______________.
- Richard: Okay, let’s use the _____________ instead.
- Anna: Come on! You want to die. Noooooo … Use the other one, don’t be ______________.
- Richard: There is a ______________ over here, a red button.
- Anna: It’s ______________. Where is the light switch?
Downloadable PDF version: English4Gamers – Episode 10 – Doom – Fill in the Gaps Ex.
Example sentences from the web:
- Many parents find it hard to juggle children and career. (meaning 2)
- Charles juggled five tangerines! (meaning 1)
- Mark learnt to juggle five balls at once. (meaning 1)
- Sarah was hired as an administrator for her ability to juggle many tasks at once. (meaning 2)
Example sentences from the web:
- I wonder what she can do to help her husband.
- I wonder why I said that.
- We were wondering where the bride went.
To wonder in the news:
Behind the news: http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4183263.htm
First part of the transcript: