Respond to the expressions with the word “life”

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate Module 2

How would you react to these stories?

• “My ex-wife is living a life of luxury on all the money I have to send her every month.”

• “My boss keeps asking questions about my private life.”

• “I went on a fishing trip in a speed boat but there weren’t enough life jackets for all of us and I had to go without.”

• “I love my new job. I’m having the time of my life!”

• “The crash was an accident, but if the judge doesn’t agree with me I could get a life sentence.”

• “The only job I could get for the summer is as a lifeguard on the beach.”

• “I’ve been offered a job in Saudi Arabia. It’s the chance of a lifetime!”

• “One of the people in my team is making my life very difficult. I think he wants me to leave so he can take my job.”

• “I don’t have any social life at all.”

• “I met Tom Cruise at a party on Saturday night. He’s even shorter in real life.”

• “My mother-in-law had her dog stuffed after it died and put it in her living room. It’s really lifelike.”

• “My wife left me because I’m getting too old.” “That’s life.”

Ask about anything above which you don’t understand.

 

Without looking above, try to do the exercise on page 26.

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