El invierno es sin duda alguna una de las estaciones en donde el índice de enfermedades aumenta y, por ende, tenemos que visitar al doctor. Si te has preguntado cómo expresar lo que sientes en inglés, entonces ha llegado tu día pues a continuación te enseñaremos con detalles todo el vocabulario que necesitas sobre enfermedades en inglés.
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Summer is here and you need to take a vacation! Conversations about your time off from work with friends, family and colleagues are likely to come up during these hot months. This is a fun topic that most people are very enthusiastic about, so let’s make sure you have the words and phrases you need to describe your experience.
December is here and the holidays are just around the corner! Most likely you’ll be invited to a neighborhood, office, family or friend holiday party. Whether you’re a social butterfly or a scrooge when it comes to mingling, these type of social interactions can be great for meeting new people, connecting with others and networking. Here are some tips to help you ease into the social scene.
Your phone buzzes… one of your English speaking friends has sent you a message asking if you’d like to get dinner this weekend. You frantically Google Translate your responses. And I can assure you that, as usual, Google Translate is never as accurate as we’d like it to be. Fortunately, the vocabulary for making (and breaking) plans is relatively clear. If you avoid directly translating from Spanish and stay away from Google Translate, you can quickly and confidently master this skill.
In this post, we’ll practice the vocabulary for making plans, changing plans, and cancelling plans. We’ll also review vocab for some of the most common plans we make! Next time you friend messages you about plans, you’ll be ready.
Are you interested in…
Example: Are you interested in going to the beach on Saturday?
Would you like to…?
Example: Would you like to go out to eat on Friday night?
Example: Can you hang out on Sunday?
Are you free to…?
Example: Are you free to go biking Monday afternoon?
Are you able to…?
Example: Are you able to join us for brunch on Sunday morning?
Do you want to…?
Example: Do you want to grab a drink this weekend?
Example: Let’s get ice cream after work!
Responding to Proposed Plans
That sounds great!
Sounds good to me.
Yes! I’d like to go!
I’d love to!
Great/Perfect/Excellent! I’ll be there.
I can definitely join.
I’m not sure…
Let me check my schedule and get back to you.
I’ll let you know!
It depends on_____. I’ll confirm as soon as I can!
Maybe! I’ll let you know as soon as possible.
There’s a chance I can make it. I’ll let you know.
Unfortunately, I can’t make it.
I’m busy, but let’s meet up another time!
I’m not able to go this time. So sorry!
That time doesn’t work for me.
Changing the Plan
Can we change our plan?
Is it possible to reschedule?
I’m really sorry for the trouble, but can we reschedule?
Our original plan actually won’t work for me. Any chance you’re available another time?
Cancelling the Plan
Unfortunately, I have to cancel.
My schedule is complicated today. I have to cancel.
It’s been a hectic day/week, and I’m not going to be able to make it today.
So sorry for the trouble, but I need to cancel! Thanks so much for understanding.
Something came up, and I can’t make it.
Expressing your Feelings about the Plan
I’m really looking forward to it OR Looking forward to it!
“Look forward to” is a phrasal verb that means to have positive feelings in anticipation of something.
This’ll be great!
I’m so glad we can meet up! See you then.
Common Plan-Making Vocabulary
Meet up - a phrasal verb that means to informally gather with another person or a group of people
Example: Do you want to meet up sometime this week?
Hang out - a phrasal verb that means to spend time socializing with other people
Example: Let’s all hang out this weekend! Maybe we can go to the beach. The weather is supposed to be beautiful.
Get together - a phrasal verb that means to informally gather
Example: We should find a time to get together! It’s been a while since we hung out.
Spend time - in English, we say spend time with other people, NOT share or pass time. It directly translates to gastar tiempo. For many English language learners, this is a strange direct translation, but I promise it’s accurate!
Example: Do you want to spend time with my family this weekend? I think we’re having a picnic.
Get lunch/dinner/a drink - an informal way of asking if somebody wants to meet up for a meal or a drink
Example: Would you like to get dinner next Wednesday?
Grab lunch/dinner/a drink - another informal way of asking if somebody wants to meet up for a meal or a drink
Example: Do you want to grab a drink sometime?
Go out - a phrasal verb that’s often informally used to describe partying
Example: Let’s go out on Saturday night! We can get drinks and sing karaoke.
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"Get" is one of the most frustrating AND most frequently used verbs in the English language. In this post, we’ll show you how to understand and use the verb “get”. Got it?
Connectors help us to link our ideas, sentences and paragraphs together in English. If you want to speak at an Intermediate or Advanced level you must know how to use these 20 connectors!
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It’s challenging to give (and receive) criticism in any language. However, in the workplace, this skill is integral to your success as an employee, colleague, or manager. While this post discusses negative feedback, keep in mind that negative feedback is also called constructive criticism or suggestions for growth in professional contexts. While we may want to tell somebody that they’re lazy or inexperienced, that would be unprofessional and offensive in the workplace. As you read, notice how using questions and careful, strategic language will help you to communicate feedback in a clear, but polite way.
Giving a presentation in English at work can be stressful. Here’s a guide to help you deliver a clear, conversational, successful presentation in English.
Although both Americans and the British speak English, there are some important differences. Read this post to see 15 important differences.
Do you get nervous when you have to talk on the phone in English? Here are 4 tips to use for your next professional phone call in English.
Te gusta trekking en tus viajes? Aquí tenemos 15 palabras claves para hacer un trekking en inglés!
Ver películas o series en inglés es una manera entretenida de aprender el inglés. Hay una aplicación específica (fleex) que recomendamos que te ayuda a aprender el inglés viendo Netflix, Tedtalks y youtube.
Phrasal verbs help you to speak more naturally. Here are some great phrasal verbs to use at the office or at a business meeting.
It's that time of year again! Summer has come and gone and for better or worse the beginning of the school year is upon us. Here are 10 fun back-to-school phrases to learn in English.
Phrasal verbs....you either love them or hate them. Learn 20 of the most common phrasal verbs and how to use them in this post!
Estos son los 10 errores más comunes cuando los chilenos tratan de expresarse en inglés.