Oh I can’t stop thinking about pancakes

Oh I can’t stop thinking about pancakes

  • sharing things with friends makes you closer friends
  • a very special day called pancake day
  • oh that sounds wonderful
  • you put lemon on them or raspberries or even marmalade
  • I I’m afraid there is some bad news
  • I do hope you’re okay
  • how hard can it be to make pancakes
  • I decided to plan a surprise pancake day for everyone
  • pancakes covered in yummy things
  • oh great idea darling
  • what topping have you chosen
  • I’m dreadfully sorry mrs bird
  • the secret ingredient
  • let’s hope this works
  • oh I can’t stop thinking about pancakes
  • however did you manage it
  • I didn’t do it on my own
  • Mrs bird very kindly told me the secret ingredient
  • truth be told
  • the more you share with them the greater friends you become
What’s the secret to happiness?

What’s the secret to happiness?

Norwegians are on average the happiest people in the world. What‘s their secret? It has to do with a high living standard, a life close to nature and a generally constructive attitude.

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :

  • The happiest people on earth
  • The Norwegians
  • Fresh seafood
  • Breathtaking scenery
  • Long dark winters
  • Dampen their spirits
  • The nature and the people
  • A psychologist
  • The top of the international ranking
  • It has a lot of benefits
  • People trust each other more
  • Its a very important factor
  • It can serve as an example
  • The educational system is excellent
  • Unemployment and poverty are low
  • A positive attitude
  • In their overall contentment
  • Activities they look forward to
  • The dark period
  • A national sport
  • Six months of the year
  • They are part of life
  • They love to go hiking with family and friends
  • Build a fire in the open
  • You can trespass other people’s property
  • No matter what the weather
  • Open air day care centre
  • The key to happiness
  • Norwegians closeness to nature
  • Share the housework
  • An extra effort
  • A cosy home and candles
  • Governments can do much to enhance the people’s happiness
  • More attention to what really matters
  • What is important for me
  • The road to success
  • To sit in the sunshine
  • To experience these happy moments

You don’t need eyes to see beauty

You don’t need eyes to see beauty

 

[Volkswagen UK]

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

• I would lose all my sight
• It hit me like a hammer
• That would mimic how sighted people see
• The world I envision
• Built from all the other senses
• This car is very sculptural
• The lines are quite exquisite
• They reappear and disappear
• You don’t need eyes to see beauty
• Beauty in every sense

 

 

Quote of the day (46)

Quote of the day (46)

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“The sky’s the limit  if you have a roof over your head”       – sol hurok

 

Cambridge Dictionary :  A roof over your head :  somewhere to live