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Quiz 1: Vocabulary Focus
best ways • convenient • hassle
recommend • consider
  1. It is to have a car with a lot of space if you have a large family.
  2. She should going back to school if she wants a better job.
  3. Cleaning the snow off your car in the winter is kind of a .
  4. I making a list of everything that you have to do so you don't forget anything.
  5. Recording your own voice is one of the to notice problems in your pronunciation.
Quiz 2: Comprehension Q's
Answer the following questions about the interview.
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MX49 To The Airport

Find out the best way to the airport in each person's city.

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the best way

What is the best way to get to the airport?

'The best way' means the most suitable or efficient way of doing something.  Notice the following:

  1. The best way to learn English is to visit elllo often.
  2. I find the best way to travel in the city is by motorcycle.

convenient

It not very convenient to take a bus.

Something that is 'convenient' is fast, near or easy to get to or use.  Notice the following:

  1. 7-11s are convenient for quick shopping.
  2. My new Blackberry is really convenient.  It does everything!

hassles

It's easy and no hassles.

The word 'hassle' is similar in meaning to 'problem' or 'difficulty'.  Notice the following:

  1. With all the security, it was a hassle checking in at the airport.
  2. I like to shop online. It's convenient and no hassles.

recommend

I wouldn't recommend taking the subway.

The word 'recommend' is similar in meaning to 'suggest'. We recommend something that is a good idea or choice. Notice the following:

  1. I would recommend you book a room in advance.
  2. My English teacher recommended that I check out elllo.

might want to consider

You might want to consider taking a bus.

To 'consider' something means to think about it as a option.  Notice the following:

  1. You might want to consider a part-time job this summer.
  2. To improve your English, you might want to consider studying abroad.
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