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INTRODUCTION
Michael: Must-Know English Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 6 - An Unfortunate Accident.
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 an accident. Jennifer accidentally breaks her mobile phone, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Alisha: "Dropped my phone again. Does anyone know where I can fix an iPhone screen for cheap?"
Michael: Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
[Alisha] Jennifer: "Dropped my phone again. Does anyone know where I can fix an iPhone screen for cheap?"
(clicking sound)
[Michael] Chris: "Honey, not again!"
[Alisha] Gloria: "Oh nooo, hate when that happens!"
[Alisha] Wendy: "Well, maybe it's time to get a new one?"
[Michael] Alex: "Do you have accident insurance on it?"
POST
Michael: Listen again to Jennifer's post.
Alisha: (SLOW) "Dropped my phone again. Does anyone know where I can fix an iPhone screen for cheap?"
Alisha: (Regular) "Dropped my phone again. Does anyone know where I can fix an iPhone screen for cheap?"
Michael: Let's break this down.
Alisha: First is the expression "Dropped my phone again."
Michael: Unfortunately, people drop their phones a lot, so you may hear this sentence often. Listen again.
Alisha: (SLOW) "Dropped my phone again." (REGULAR) "Dropped my phone again."
Michael: Then comes the phrase...
Alisha: "Does anyone know where I can fix an iPhone screen for cheap?"
Michael: "Does anyone know..." is a good start for asking a question. "Fix" means "to repair," but in other contexts it can also mean "to decide" or "to settle on (something)" Listen again.
Alisha: (SLOW) "Does anyone know where I can fix an iPhone screen for cheap?"(REGULAR) "Does anyone know where I can fix an iPhone screen for cheap?"
Michael: All together...
Alisha: "Dropped my phone again. Does anyone know where I can fix an iPhone screen for cheap?"
COMMENTS
Michael: In response, Jennifer's friends leave some comments.
Michael: Her boyfriend, Chris, says...
Alisha: (SLOW) "Honey, not again!" (REGULAR) "Honey, not again!"
[Pause]
Alisha: "Honey, not again!"
Michael: Use this expression to show you are feeling sorry for the person.
Michael: Her neighbor, Gloria, says...
Alisha: (SLOW) "Oh nooo, hate when that happens!" (REGULAR) "Oh nooo, hate when that happens!"
[Pause]
Alisha: "Oh nooo, hate when that happens!"
Michael: Use this expression to show you are feeling sympathy for what has happened.
Michael: Her high school friend, Wendy, says...
Alisha: (SLOW) "Well, maybe it's time to get a new one?" (REGULAR) "Well, maybe it's time to get a new one?"
[Pause]
Alisha: "Well, maybe it's time to get a new one?"
Michael: Use this expression to offer a suggestion in a sarcastic way.
Michael: Her nephew, Alex, says...
Alisha: (SLOW) "Do you have accident insurance on it?" (REGULAR) "Do you have accident insurance on it?"
[Pause]
Alisha: "Do you have accident insurance on it?"
Michael: Use this expression to show you are offering someone advice for what actions to take to solve the problem.

Outro

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