What kinds of people do you like to be friends with?
Do you prefer to expand your social circle or be friends with a small group of people?
What do you think are the most important qualities for friends to have?
Do you think that friendship is important for people to be happy?
Would you say anyone in your family is also your friend?
From ielts online tests
Roe /rəʊ/ (n) = fish eggs
One of the most high-class and expensive foods in the world is caviar
Caviar /ˈkæviɑːr/ (n)
Periwinkle /ˈperiwɪŋkl/ = Winkle (n): small sea snails
Traw /trɔːl/ (v)
Sea creature (n)
Fishing rod /rɑːd/ (n)
Fillet (n) /fɪˈleɪ/
Stew (n) /stuː/
Watch out (v) = look out/ be careful
Spinach and Lettuce are edible leaves
Aquaculture /ˈɑːkwəkʌltʃər/ (n)
Fishing tackle box
Fish are cold-blooded
Freshwater (lakes, rivers, ponds...)
Some Fish idioms:
Fish out of water
You look like a fish out of water. Why?
A big fish in a small pond
Would you rather be a big fish in a small pond or a small fish in a big pond?
A cold fish
He’s a cold fish, and I wouldn’t rely on his help.
There are plenty more fish in the sea
I know you are broken up about Janet leaving you, but there are other fish in the sea.
If you keep drinking like a fish, you’ll end up in hospital.
To fish in troubled waters
Now she too looks like someone who wants to fish in troubled waters
Simple past is used to talk about an experience happened in the past, so watch out with the Verbs, especially irregular and regular ones.
How to pronounce /ed/:
1. /id/ sound, verbs ending in the sounds - /t/ & /d/
2. /t/ sound, verbs ending in the sounds - /k/, /ʃ/, /f/, /tʃ/, /p/, /s/
3. /d/ - the rest of the sounds.
To make friend easily
To get to know
I hope to get to know you more
To get on well with sb = To get along with sb
Do you get along with your classmates/ colleagues?
To have a lot in common
My best friend and I have a lot in common.
Tolerant /ˈtɑːlərənt/ (adj)
He has a very tolerant attitude towards his customers
A shoulder to cry on
It's always good to talk to Hilary, she's so sympathetic. She's a real shoulder to cry on
See eye to eye
They don't always see eye to eye on politics but they're still great friends
Birds of a feather flock together
A: John and James seem to get along really well
B: Well, birds of a feather flock together. They both love reading and traveling.
To speak / talk the same language
Sometimes, my best friend and I don't speak the same language.
To know sb/sth inside out
Let her drive - she knows these roads inside out.
To look out for each other = respect sb
We've looked out for each other since we're 9 or 10.
Two heads are better than one
To finish this project, I think two heads are better than one.
To break the ice
Someone suggested that we play a party game to break the ice.
Some adjectives to describe a friend:
funny = humorous