University English: the blog for ESL students

May 20, 2013

Vague Expressions

Filed under: conversation strategies — richardlstansfield @ 2:18 am

Do you go to a restaurant to celebrate birthdays, holidays, and anniversaries?

= Do you go to a restaurant to celebrate birthdays and stuff?

We know a nice place where they bring out cakes and candles and sing “Happy Birthday”.

= We know a nice place where they bring out cakes and everything.

Are you into traditional music, folk songs, and dancing?

= Are you into traditional music and stuff like that?

We have a lot of music festivals, cultural events, and concerts around here.

= We have a lot of music festivals and things like that around here.

For New Year’s, I’m going home because I really want to see my family, see old friends, and spend time at home.

= For New Year’s, I’m going home because I really want to see my family and everything.

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  1. […] * Vague Expressions […]

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