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Today I'm going to do something different. I'm going to comment on my students' favorite words in English. It will be interesting.
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Well, some time ago, in the Speak English Now student group, I asked the following question: "What is your favorite word in English?" I was expecting a few comments, but in the end, there were more than a hundred.
So, my idea for today is to comment on some of those words. I think it will be fun.
Okay, so here’s the first one:
Ewa Filipina says her favorite word in English is "mesmerize."
I’d like to mention that the word mesmerize is considered by many one of the most beautiful words in English.
It means to get someone's attention completely, so they can't think about anything else.
Isaac Figueroa says he likes the word famous.
Of course, many people want to be famous, or at least they admire a celebrity. I guess it's human nature. :)
Juan Ambrosio said he loves the word love.
I guess the word love is one of the most used in English. And we don't always use it to express our feeling of love for someone.
The word love is so overused that I feel it has lost its true meaning.
But still, it's a beautiful word. And if you say it to the right person, it can be very powerful.
Pedro Ochoa likes the word apple.
I'm not sure why you like this word in particular, but when people hear this word, they think of a fruit or an iPhone. :))
I always admired Steve Jobs, and I believe he was a genius, primarily because of the name he chose for his company.
Amanda Gues says her favorite word in English is "improve."
Of course, if you are following my method, then your goal is to improve your English. So, Amanda, let us know how your English is improving.
Jumita Rahmy likes the word Friday.
And who doesn't?
On Friday, you eat and even dress differently, it's the day when things end, and better things start, the day is shorter, and no bad things happen on Fridays.
That's why everyone's looking forward to Friday.
Lucilene Resende likes the word jeopardize.
Jeopardize means to put something or someone in danger of being harmed or damaged.
"If I quit learning English, I will jeopardize my future."
So, don't quit learning English. Follow my method. :)
Kashif Hussain says his favorite word is gorgeous.
It's a word that can be used to compliment someone's appearance or their accessories, etc. I use it all the time!
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