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  • In this video, we'll be talking about Top 10 Life Events You Should be Able to Talk

  • About in English.

  • Let's begin!

  • "birth"

  • This is when a woman has a baby.

  • The actual verb is "to give birth" and the event is just "birth."

  • For example, you can say "The birth of a child is a major event."

  • "get a job"

  • Getting a job is a long and often difficult process that requires interviews, resumes,

  • and searching for the right company, so there's a lot to talk about.

  • For example, you can say "I need to get a job after I finish school."

  • "engagement"

  • When someone gets engaged, it means that they and their boyfriend/girlfriend have decided

  • to get married in the near future.

  • Here is a sample sentence, "What a beautiful engagement ring!"

  • "wedding"

  • A wedding is a ceremony, often in a church, where two people get married.

  • Usually, there's a party after the actual ceremony; this is called the "reception."

  • For example, you can say "Did you get invited to her wedding?"

  • I met my husband studying abroad in Australia.

  • We did a long-distance thing. He's from Italy, I'm from New York.

  • We just did long distance for a while and then we were together for 4 years, and finally got engaged

  • and now we've been married for 2 years!

  • So yeah, it's really interesting.

  • I mean, he speaks fluent Italian, that's where he's from,

  • and my family is Jamaican, so, quite the combination,

  • but it's really cool. And now, I can speak Italian.

  • "buy a house"

  • Most people wait until they're married to buy a house.

  • Some people even wait until they have children.

  • Depending on where you live, this can be very expensive, so it's considered a major commitment.

  • For example, you can say "You need to have a lot of money to buy a house."

  • "anniversary"

  • An "anniversary" is a celebration of an event, usually counted by years (e.g. 5-year anniversary).

  • For example, your birthday is the anniversary of your birth.

  • For example, you can say "Silver is the traditional gift for the 25th wedding anniversary."

  • "retire"

  • Once people reach a certain age, they usually stop working so that they can enjoy the last

  • few years of their lives.

  • For example, you can say "My parents don't work anymore, they are retired."

  • "travel"

  • Traveling is a really fun hobby for many people.

  • It's always exciting to see new places that you've never been to.

  • For example, you can say "It's a lot of fun to travel there."

  • Have you been to Italy?

  • "funeral"

  • A "funeral" is a ceremony held for people after they die.

  • Usually, people talk about the deceased person, and family and friends can see the person's

  • body one last time before they are buried.

  • For example, you can say "The funeral will be held this Sunday."

  • "promotion"

  • When you do very well at your job, you sometimes get a "promotion."

  • This means that you move to a higher position.

  • It usually means you have more responsibility and a higher salary.

  • Here is a sample sentence "After three years, I finally got a promotion at work."

  • Okay, that's all for this lesson.

  • Which event do you like more?

  • Leave us a comment letting us know.

  • And we'll see you next time! Bye!

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