Dec 312015

Dan and Kate discuss their New Year’s resolutions and hear what some people are promising themselves.
This week’s question: What is the most common goal for people making New Year’s resolutions?
Is it: a) to sort out their finances and money b) to lose weight or c) to learn a new language?




Vocabulary and definitions

resolution – a plan to improve yourself
to turn over a new leaf – to make a new start in your life
to give up – to stop doing something
to take up – to start something new for the first time
to carry on – to continue doing something
to keep a resolution – to be successful in achieving the goals you set yourself
to break a resolution – to be unsuccessful in achieving the goals you set yourself

6 Minute English ’10 – New Year’s resolutions: listen&read video


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