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INTRODUCTION
Michael: Must-Know English Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 1 - Out to Dinner.
Michael: Hi everyone, I'm Michael.
Alisha: And I'm Alisha.
Michael: In this lesson, you'll learn how to post and leave comments in English, about having dinner with friends. Chris eats at a restaurant with his friends, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Alisha: "TGIF! Checking out the new restaurant in Capitol Hill!"
Michael: Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
[Michael] Chris: "TGIF! Checking out the new restaurant in Capitol Hill!"
(clicking sound)
[Alisha] Jennifer: "Have a nice meal!"
[Alisha] Gloria: "Enjoy!"
[Alisha] Wendy: "Oh, I'm so jealous! Working all weekend!"
[Michael] Alex: "I've heard that it's a bit on the expensive side."
POST
Michael: Listen again to Chris's post.
Alisha: (SLOW) "TGIF! Checking out the new restaurant in Capitol Hill!"
Alisha: (Regular) "TGIF! Checking out the new restaurant in Capitol Hill!"
Michael: Let's break this down.
Alisha: First is the expression "TGIF!"
Michael: An expression that is frequently used in America, implying that the weekend is just around the corner since most people work from Monday to Friday. "TGIF" is an acronym for "Thank God/Goodness itโ€™s Friday." Listen again.
Alisha: (SLOW) "TGIF!" (REGULAR) "TGIF!"
Michael: Then comes the phrase...
Alisha: "Checking out the new restaurant in Capitol Hill!"
Michael: The verb "check out" is often used when someone gives attention to or tries something for the first time,i.e. a restaurant, a product, or an activity. Capitol Hill is the name of an area in San Francisco. Listen again.
Alisha: (SLOW) "Checking out the new restaurant in Capitol Hill!" (REGULAR) "Checking out the new restaurant in Capitol Hill!"
Michael: All together...
Alisha: "TGIF! Checking out the new restaurant in Capitol Hill!"
COMMENTS
Michael: In response, Chris's friends leave some comments.
Michael: His girlfriend, Jennifer, says...
Alisha: (SLOW) "Have a nice meal!" (REGULAR) "Have a nice meal!"
[Pause]
Alisha: "Have a nice meal!"
Michael: Used to express well wishes for the enjoyment of their meal.
Michael: His neighbor, Gloria, says...
Alisha: (SLOW) "Enjoy!" (REGULAR) "Enjoy!"
[Pause]
Alisha: "Enjoy!"
Michael: Use this expression to show you have a warm-hearted nature.
Michael: His high school friend, Wendy, says...
Alisha: (SLOW) "Oh, I'm so jealous! Working all weekend!" (REGULAR) "Oh, I'm so jealous! Working all weekend!"
[Pause]
Alisha: "Oh, I'm so jealous! Working all weekend!"
Michael: Use this expression to express jealousy in a light-hearted and funny way.
Michael: His nephew, Alex, says...
Alisha: (SLOW) "I've heard that it's a bit on the expensive side." (REGULAR) "I've heard that it's a bit on the expensive side."
[Pause]
Alisha: "I've heard that it's a bit on the expensive side."
Michael: Use this expression to show you are feeling cynical about the price of something.

Outro

Michael: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If one of your friends posted something about having dinner with friends, which phrase would you use? Leave us a comment letting us know. And we'll see you next time!
Alisha: Bye!

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If a friend posted something about having dinner with friends which phrase would you use?

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Hello Valeria,


Thanks for taking the time to post and share. ๐Ÿ‘


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Sincerely,

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Valeria
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Iยดd say: Enjoy!

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Thanks for contacting us. Are you asking if we have English music too? We have some lessons on music but not so much with music...


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Is wonderful the audio. I have a question you guys have music too. Is my first time entrance in the course?

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TGIF. Checking-out the new restaurant in Tagaytay

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Tuesday at 10:30 PM
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Checking out the new restaurent in the 30th june street

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