Chatterbox #34 – The art of telling stories in English

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Listen to this! That is just one of the ways that people begin stories to get people’s attention. We discuss ways to begin stories in English, and also how people use the present tense to tell a story in the past! People often exaggerate when telling stories and this episode we give you some examples of the most popular exaggerations. And, of course, this episode wouldn’t be complete without a couple stories from Harp and Maura.

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • The Past
  • Tense v.s. Present
  • Tense Vegas
  • To mind my own business
  • Regis Philbin
  • To grab someone’s attention
  • This one time/One day
  • I got a crazy story for you
  • Listen to this
  • Blah blah blah
  • Do you want to hear a funny story?
  • I thought I was going to die
  • To raise your voice
  • I waited forever
  • Into a million pieces
  • The metro

Copyright: Audio/Study Guide: Culips

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