Splendid Expressions

DAY 1: HAPPY OCCASIONS

Step 1:  Learn

Question 1
I didn't know you were pregnant! When's the ........ event?
A
wonderful
B
joyful
C
happy
Question 1 Explanation: 
Well done! The 'happy event' is the day the baby is due.
Question 2
Paula has passed her exams with straight 'A's, which ........ for a celebration.
A
cries
B
shouts
C
calls
Question 2 Explanation: 
Well done! If something 'calls for a celebration' it is worthy of a celebration.
Question 3
The family have decided to push the ........ out and no expense is being spared on the wedding.
A
boat
B
ship
C
vessel
Question 3 Explanation: 
Well done! If you 'push the boat out' you spend lots of money on a celebration.
There are 3 questions to complete.

 

Step 2: Remember

Question 1
We're thinking of holding a party to celebrate the happy ......... Can you come?
A
time
B
event
C
day
Question 1 Explanation: 
You remembered. Well done! The phrase is 'the happy event'.
Question 2
We were really proud of our daughter's achievement and decided it called for a .........
A
get-together
B
party
C
celebration
Question 2 Explanation: 
You remembered. Well done! The phrase is 'to call for a celebration'
Question 3
If you're intending to ........ the boat out why not consider renting a hotel for the guests?
A
push
B
prod
C
drag
Question 3 Explanation: 
You remembered. Well done! The phrase is 'to push the boat out'.
There are 3 questions to complete.

 

Step 3: Personalise

  1. Is there a member of your family who has celebrated the happy event recently?
  2. What kind of happy events do you think call for a celebration?
  3. What kind of celebrations do people often push the boat out for in your country?

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