Vocabulary to prepare for the video in the next exercise

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Vocabulary Term Definition
brother-in-law (1)
countable noun


brother-in-law
brother-in-law (2)
countable noun


Jess is Kathleen's brother-in-law
This example is from the video: Jess is Kathleen's brother-in-law. Kathleen is Jess's sister-in-law.
Jess is Susan's husband. Kathleen is Louis's wife.
Can and could for asking for information (for making requests).

This is very different from can as presented in
lesson 15.


can-you-with-horse.gif
Can you...? is polite. Could you... ? is more polite.

husband
wife

countable nouns





husband and wife
You got it wrong.
got it wrong
is an expression


wrong = false
adverb
(wrong is also an adjective, noun and verb)


You got it wrong.
apostrophe
countable noun

 The sign ( ' ) used for contractions, the possessive case, for certain plurals, and abbreviations.


apostrophe

introduce
verb



an introduction

Helen is introducing Jim to Laura.
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