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INTRODUCTION
Michael: Must-Know English Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 11 - Changing Your Relationship Status.
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 being in a relationship. Chris changes his status to "In a relationship", posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Alisha: "It's time to make it official!"
Michael: Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
[Michael] Chris: "It's time to make it official!"
(clicking sound)
[Alisha] Jennifer: "You make me so happy!"
[Alisha] Gloria: "Bachelor days are over?"
Howard: "About time!"
[Michael] Alex: "I'm still single."
POST
Michael: Listen again to Chris's post.
Alisha: (SLOW) "It's time to make it official!"
Alisha: (Regular) "It's time to make it official!"
Michael: Let's break this down.
Alisha: First is the expression "It's time..."
Michael: This expression is used when explaining that it's time for something, usually a kind of change. For example: "It's time to look for a new job!" Listen again.
Alisha: (SLOW) "It's time..." (REGULAR) "It's time..."
Michael: Then comes the phrase...
Alisha: "...to make it official!"
Michael: It's an expression that is used when declaring some news or a change. It can be informal or formal. Another commonly used expression is "It's official now." Listen again.
Alisha: (SLOW) "...to make it official!" (REGULAR) "...to make it official!"
Michael: All together...
Alisha: "It's time to make it official!"
COMMENTS
Michael: In response, Chris's friends leave some comments.
Michael: His girlfriend, Jennifer, says...
Alisha: (SLOW) "You make me so happy!" (REGULAR) "You make me so happy!"
[Pause]
Alisha: "You make me so happy!"
Michael: Use this expression to show you are feeling loving.
Michael: His neighbor, Gloria, says...
Alisha: (SLOW) "Bachelor days are over?" (REGULAR) "Bachelor days are over?"
[Pause]
Alisha: "Bachelor days are over?"
Michael: Use this expression to show you are being cheeky.
Michael: His supervisor, Howard, says...
Alisha: (SLOW) "About time!" (REGULAR) "About time!"
[Pause]
Alisha: "About time!"
Michael: Use this expression to express impatience.
Michael: His nephew, Alex, says...
Alisha: (SLOW) "I'm still single". (REGULAR) "I'm still single."
[Pause]
Alisha: "I'm still single."
Michael: Use this expression to show you are feeling cynical.

Outro

Michael: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about being in a relationship, 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 being in a relationship which phrase would you use?

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Hello Hana,


Thank you all for your post.


It's always great to hear from our students.


Feel free to shoot through any questions you have throughout your studies.


Cheers,

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Hana
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Im still single๐Ÿคญ