Advanced Level
Lesson 1


Advanced English
Lesson 1 - Greetings

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English Expressions

In each of the advanced level lessons we learn five new American English Expressions that are related to the topic of the lesson. Here are this lesson's expressions.

What's up? = What's new?

for ages = for a long time

catch up = get up-to-date

shoot the breeze = converse

get in touch with = contact


Select the correct expressions in the telephone conversation below.

SANDY - Hello?

PATTY - Hi. Sandy?

SANDY - Yes?

PATTY - Hi! This is Patty.

SANDY - Oh! Patty! I haven't seen you .

PATTY - Yes, it's been a long time.

SANDY - How have you been?

PATTY - Oh, not much. I was just calling to .

SANDY - Oh. I'd love to talk. Did you with Tammy? She was expecting you to call.

PATTY - Yes. I called her yesterday. We talked for a long time and she told me about everything she's done since high school. We got a chance to on each other's lives.

SANDY - That's great. Oh. The kids just got home. I have to go.

PATTY - Ok. Bye!

SANDY - Bye!


More Practice
Write sentences using the expressions.



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