Simplified Speech #009 – Mother’s Day

Have you ever wondered how to show your mom you care? In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne discuss the special things they do for their mothers on Mother’s Day. Whether it’s a surprise visit or a gift that keeps on giving, listen to this episode to learn all about how you can celebrate Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day

Expressions from this episode included in the Learning Materials:

  • Mani-pedi
  • The gift that keeps on giving
  • To bring home the bacon
  • Brunch
  • To freak out
  • To be floored

Sample transcript

Suzanne:  I think I miss my mom more on Mother’s Day because I wish I could take her out for a brunch or take her to a massage or have dinner, and I know that she wants me to, so, yeah.
Andrew: Mother’s Day is a nice holiday that recognizes moms and all the hard work that they do for their children. And usually in North America we celebrate Mother’s Day by treating our mom to something nice, right?
Suzanne:  Right.
Andrew:  You said brunch, or flowers.
Suzanne:  Yes.
Andrew:  Or massages. I like this.
Suzanne:  Yes.
Andrew:  That seems like a very relaxing way to spend the day.
Suzanne:  One year my younger sister and I took my mom to a spa.
Andrew:  Very nice.
Suzanne:  And we had lunch, we had massages, we had manicures and pedicures.
Andrew:  A mani-pedi?
Suzanne:  A mani-pedi .
Andrew:  Wow.
Suzanne:  She loved it.

english PodcastAudio/Learning Materials: Culips English Learning Podcast

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