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bookworm English, baby! Video Lesson

Date: Nov 28 2019

Themes: Hobbies, News, Time


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“I’m a bookworm. Are you a bookworm?

—Ebaby!’s Sheila, speaking about loving to read

2. Video - Watch the video before learning the definition.


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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person who reads many books; person who loves to read

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Sheila loves to read books. She reads all sorts of different books. This is one of her favorite things to do, so she is a bookworm. Sheila collects many books, and she wants to know if other people do this, too.

These days, there are many different ways to be a bookworm. You might love the smell of old paper books and read them every day. Or you might prefer to use a tablet and read your books in a digital format. Either way, you can be a bookworm. How often do you read books? Do you prefer paper or digital books?

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1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“My best friend is a bookworm. She goes to the library every day.”

“When I was a kid, I was reading all the time. I was such a bookworm.”

“To be a good writer, it helps to also be a bookworm.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

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Me too

12:11 PM Oct 23 2018 |



Uncertainly.  Generally speaking, I prefer reading some books of psychology.  I have bought many books about psychology and I try to understand very books  I have bought. 

  I like paper books. I like the feeling of paper. I like the smelling of paper.  Maybe I am also a bookworm.


08:24 AM May 28 2018 |

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