Three English Phrases: Time off, Off and Well-off

 

I had a week off recording. So, I decided to dedicate today’s episode to the word OFF. Did you know the word OFF can be combined with 20-something phrases? Here are three English phrases that you’ll learn in this episode: Time Off, Off, Well off. Enjoy :)

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Transcript Snapshot (English Phrases: Time Off, Well Off, Off)

 

You’re listening to English Made Simple, this is episode number 2-3-9, number two-hundred and thirty-nine, numero doscientos treinta y nueve.

Welcome back everybody, welcome back to the EMS show. You’ve come to the right place if you’re serious about improving your English in listening and speaking. This podcast will help you build vocabulary of new words, improve your listening so you can better understand people when they speak to you in English AND improve your pronunciation. And we achieve all this ONE conversation at a time.

Alrighty amigos y amigas, so we’re at number 239. And my name is Milena and I am the host of the English Made Simple show, AND you can find me at englishmadesimple.net, englishmadesimple (punto) net.

So, you might be thinking, where the heck was I?

Where in the world was Milena?

Well, I was busy watching Sharknado, all 5 parts.

The most ridiculous movie ever. It’s so ridiculous that it’s funny.

It’s about a tornado that picks up everything in its path even the sharks from the ocean. Then the sharks start falling out of the sky and eating people.

The movie is so badly done that is funny.

Btw, I am lying. I didn’t watch all 5 parts, just the first part.

Now, again. I’m lying haha that is not the reason you didn’t hear from me last week.

I wasn’t eaten by a shark.

I know you expected to hear from me last week. After all, this is a weekly show.

I’ve decided to treat myself to a week off.

I took a week off. In other words…

I took a break.

It wasn’t a relaxing break it’s just a break from recording.

I attended a couple of events last week so by the week I was exhausted to record.

And so I decided to take a week off.

Maybe this is a good time to teach you about the word OFF.

That’s your lesson for today.

O F F. Spelt with two F’s.

I actually did an episode about how to correctly pronounce the word OFF, couldn’t find the episode it was definitely one of the earlier ones I did.

The word OFF. Spelled with double F – and then we have the other word OF – spelled with one F.

Here’s a fact, there are around 20 something meanings for this word.

But today, I’m going to mention three English phrases: Time Off, Off and Well Off

 

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Milena Vujnic

Milena Vujnic

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Milena is the host of the English Made Simple Podcast and is passionate about helping motivated English learners break their fear of speaking English so they can confidently make conversation and be understood by other English-speakers.

Milena lives in Australia with her Chileno husband and loves anything podcasting and online coaching and is honoured to be supporting and guiding immigrants from all over the world with her products, programs and coaching services.

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