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Chris talks about what different marital statuses mean in official UK documents:
single, never married or civil partnered
married, including separated (this category includes those in both opposite-sex and same-sex marriages) same sex marriages since March 2014
civil partnered, including separated (legal status)
divorced, including legally dissolved civil partners
widowed, including surviving civil partners

Via YouTube: https://youtu.be/lOoU_54DvSg

Chris talks about what different marital statuses mean in official UK documents:
single, never married or civil partnered
married, including separated (this category includes those in both opposite-sex and same-sex marriages) same sex marriages since March 2014
civil partnered, including separated (legal status)
divorced, including legally dissolved civil partners
widowed, including surviving civil partners

Via YouTube: https://youtu.be/lOoU_54DvSg

British English lesson by Chris: I beg your pardon

Stronger: I do beg your pardon

Use when:

you don’t understand or need someone to repeat something

someone does or says something rude

you do something rude (like ‘excuse me’)

Pronunciation: your = /yuh/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pePGD-N6YRY

British English lesson by Chris: I beg your pardon

Stronger: I do beg your pardon

Use when:

you don’t understand or need someone to repeat something

someone does or says something rude

you do something rude (like ‘excuse me’)

Pronunciation: your = /yuh/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pePGD-N6YRY

Please listen to Chris give advice about how to say some
long words in English
:

comfortable
/ˈkʌm.ftə.bəl/

memory /ˈmem.ri/

marvellous
/ˈmɑː.vləs/

chocolate
/ˈtʃɒ.klət/

temperature
/ˈtem.prə.tʃər/

magically
/ˈmæ.dʒɪ.kli/

actually
/ˈæk.tʃə.li/

collapsed/kəˈlæpst/

attached /əˈtætʃt/

Please listen to Chris give advice about how to say some
long words in English
:

comfortable
/ˈkʌm.ftə.bəl/

memory /ˈmem.ri/

marvellous
/ˈmɑː.vləs/

chocolate
/ˈtʃɒ.klət/

temperature
/ˈtem.prə.tʃər/

magically
/ˈmæ.dʒɪ.kli/

actually
/ˈæk.tʃə.li/

collapsed/kəˈlæpst/

attached /əˈtætʃt/

Learn British English Free (video): ‘annoyed’ and ‘nervous’ vocabulary; pronunciation; subtitles:

Learn British English Free: ‘annoyed’ and ‘nervous’
vocabulary; pronunciation; subtitles https://youtu.be/3vtWzutZKfc

This free lesson with Chris is about expressions for
being annoyed and nervous, with pronunciation and English subtitles (captions).

For private lessons, please email cjworkman17@yahoo.com

Annoyed

brassed ‘off /ˌbrɑːs ˈtɒf/

cheesed ‘off /ˌtʃiːz ˈdɒf/

fed ‘up /ˌfe ˈdʌp/

hacked ‘off /ˌhæk ˈtɒf/

‘hangry /ˈhæŋ.ɡri/

het ‘up /ˌhe ˈtʌp/

Nervous

over’wrought /ˌəʊ.vəˈrɔːt/

‘rattled /ˈræt.əld/

stressed ‘out /ˌstres ˈtaʊt/

strung ‘up /ˌstrʌ ˈŋʌp/

‘twitchy /ˈtwɪtʃ.i/

Learn British English Free (video): ‘annoyed’ and ‘nervous’ vocabulary; pronunciation; subtitles:

Learn British English Free: ‘annoyed’ and ‘nervous’
vocabulary; pronunciation; subtitles https://youtu.be/3vtWzutZKfc

This free lesson with Chris is about expressions for
being annoyed and nervous, with pronunciation and English subtitles (captions).

For private lessons, please email cjworkman17@yahoo.com

Annoyed

brassed ‘off /ˌbrɑːs ˈtɒf/

cheesed ‘off /ˌtʃiːz ˈdɒf/

fed ‘up /ˌfe ˈdʌp/

hacked ‘off /ˌhæk ˈtɒf/

‘hangry /ˈhæŋ.ɡri/

het ‘up /ˌhe ˈtʌp/

Nervous

over’wrought /ˌəʊ.vəˈrɔːt/

‘rattled /ˈræt.əld/

stressed ‘out /ˌstres ˈtaʊt/

strung ‘up /ˌstrʌ ˈŋʌp/

‘twitchy /ˈtwɪtʃ.i/

Useful grammar (source unknown) 

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