he walked out on me

it was love at first sight

 

family tree

gestation in elephants typically lasts two years with intervals

carbohydrates are an important part of any balanced diet

 

commute to work

find antonyms of these adjectives in the text

i need to earn my living

 

out of work = unemployed = jobless

show some patience = calmness

 

we need to laugh at problems

you cannot lose your temper = lose your cool

 

she is able to create and invent new things

your brother is a lazy slob

idle state – czas oczekiwania

 

i dont think he will get the job

striped tie

he is wearing a striped tie

he has put on casual trousers and hiking boots

 

he has forgotten to take his sunglasses

he’s got a checked hat on his head

still art = still life – martwa natura

 

just turn it into love

the man is definitely underdressed

sport shoes

trainers

 

tennis shoe = trainer – adidas

sneakers – trampki

 

woman’s breasts and bottom should be of the same width and the waist clearly marked

intimidated – oniesmielony

 

cheerless, gloomy

he is a gloomy sort of person who never smiles

he is down

wistful – smutny, teskny, melancholijny

 

having or showing a feeling of vague longing

longing = yearning

 

just follow a sensible diet

she is reasonable – sensible

unconscious

 

unwise – goofy

fat-headed – durny

dickhead

 

witless

foolish

weak-minded

 

he is always telling others what to do

she really wants to be successful

 

she is always relaxed and quiet, even in difficult situations

 

courgette – cukinia

he really wants to be successful. he is aspiring, ambitious, high flying

what features of character are important in the time of economic crisis

 

in the prosperous times the winners were hard-working and self – confident people who could take decisions quickly

 

much was said about such abilities as teamwork, loyalty to the company or reliability

poor reliability

 

it was still more important to be ambitious and independent

 

pop out – go out for a moment

it seems to be the price they have to pay

 

features of character desirable at the time of crisis?

means being able to invent new solutions to problems and new ways to earn a living

 

it is a special kind of intelligence – being bright enough to know what to do when you become jobless or when your bank loan is killing you

 

school does not teach such things

some people are definitely clever enough to go to university, but not enough to survive

 

she never breaks eye contact

we are used to quick life and quick success

patience is not what we are good at

 

always yearned for the better?

 

complete the descriptions with adjectives from the text

he seemed a little perplexed but who could blame him

last, but not least

 

how can we be satisfied if we cant have what we want

being calm, patient and sensible means you will be able to avoid frustration and disappointment

 

you wont lose your temper if things dont go as you predicted

CHEERFULNESS

 

you wont suffer from depression or frustration

even if you are fed up with everything, you can still notice the sun is shining

 

and when you are in a good, it seems good things really happen to you!

i am accustomed to living my life this way

 

longing for your embrace

being bright enough to notice the sun is shining

calmness

 

keep calm

put the kettle on, will you?

the kettle boiled

 

woda sie zagotowala

 

frank candid

sensitive = vulnerable

sociable – outgoing

vain

 

excited = aroused

 

will you come and join me for dinner?

lonely hearts adverts

divide the features of character from the box into positive and negative

 

he is not afraid of anything. he is really brave

 

now read the clue (haslo w krzyzowce)

 

he has cheated a lot of people. he is a dishonest, deceitful man

he often offends people with words. he is really rude

she learns very quickly. she is clever

 

she looks in the mirror all the time. she is really vain

need to stop looking in the mirror all the time

he always buys people presents. he is really bountiful

 

she always tell people what she thinks. she is really frank, straight forward

i am still on probation

 

he only thinks of himself. he is really selfish

 

embarrassed = ashamed

he always laughs and tells jokes. he is funny

 

even if she wants something very strongly, she can wait for it

she is patient

 

this is a training period

 

mountainous

have you had any training at all?

i studied a difficult math problem for a few hours and finally i managed to understand it

she never answers the phone

 

i saw my boyfriend talking to a girl in a cafe

someone has sent me a big bunch of flowers

 

the teacher discovered i was cheating

i have won a trip to peru

how would you feel in the following situations?

complete the crossword with the correct adjectives

 

my parents did not let me go to a party

i thought i would get a digital camera as a present, but i was given a jumper and warm socks

 

he fondled her hand

my dog is very ill

 

 

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