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Today Irene asked what “Holy Molly” was. It’s just an expression like “Oh my!” or “Gosh”. People can also spell it like this today: “holy moley” or “hoy moley”.
This info comes from wikipedia /wiki-pIdie/
In case you find it useful
Superfly de la unidad 6: Learning to read and tell stories in the present (books/movie plots, true stories)
Examples: reading on pages 44 and 45, and practicing/practising telling those stories; talking about likes and dislikes as on pages 47 and 49 (e.g. conversations about favo(u)rite things)
EVERYBODY SHOULD PREPARE A BRIEF MONOLOGUE TELLING A BOOK/MOVIE STORY. Use the stories with an audio in your textbook.
EVERYBODY SHOULD KNOW HOW TO MAKE QUESTIONS AND GIVE ANSWERS ABOUT LIKES AND DISLIKES, AND HABITS AND ROUTINES BASED ON THAT.
AUDIOBOOK: IN MARCH you should read and listen to my audiobook. It’s a wonderful project: you will learn Eponyms! Check out this page here: * AUDIOBOOK *
I go to bed at midnight. I read a bit and I go to sleep. / I go to sleep listening to my English audios!
When we want to talk or speak about habits and routines, about our lifestyles, we use the Present simple. This often combines with frequency adverbs and time phrases.
Frequency adverbs: you have to place them BEFORE the MAIN verb.
Time phrases: you have to place them at the beginning of the sentence, or at the end.
How often…? is a typical question to find out information about people’s habits and routines, and lifestyles.
And then, the usual:
Today Carlos Q. tried to save me from making a mistake, but I insisted in making the mistake! 😀 So sorry, Carlos, for insisting you were wrong and I was right! I was wrong! You were right!
Soccer is the name for “fútbol” in the USA and “football” is the name for “fútbol” in Britain. I simply forgot and got it all wrong! It’s true I’m no sports expert. Although let me tell you — I watch football on TV every now and then, but in Spanish! In any case, there was a time when I knew! I’m losing my memory! It must be my pre-menopause /méno-pos/! 😀 Is this possible?!
Marisa asked an interesting question: how do you say “azafata de congresos”? And the answer is “hostess” (like “air-hostess”, remember? But today we use “flight attendan”). I’d say “congress hostess” or “fair hostess” depending on the event.