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Lesson 1 - Vocabulary Preparation for the videos

This is the Vocabulary used in the videos for this lesson.
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husband
wife

countable nouns
Husband      Wife

mother and father; husband & wife
Steven and Jill are married. They are husband and wife.
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family
countable noun
      Father    Mother
   Daughter        Son

a family
a family

Steven is the father. Jill is the mother.
Annie is the daughter. Jimmy is the son.
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originally (from)
adverb
Originally from

not now

Jimmy is originally from Oregon. Now he's from Florida.
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could you... ?
a polite formula to make a request (ask a question)
Could you... ?

a polite way to ask

Could you...?
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morning, afternoon, evening,
night

countable nouns
Morning, afternoon, evening, night

4 parts of 24 hours
The 4 parts of a 24-hour day
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How you doin'? (very informal) =

How are you doing?
(informal) =

How are you?
("normal")


How you doin'? (very informal)
How are you doing? (informal)
How are you? ("normal")

Howdy = Hello + How are you doin'? = Hello + How are you doing? = Hello + How are you?

Greetings. Note that "Howdy" is American "Western" and means "Hello + How are you?"
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near
far

adverbs and adjectives
Near, far

near = close

near is the opposite of far
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