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resolution English, baby! Video Lesson

Date: Jan 15 2021

Themes: Health, Hobbies, Holidays


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

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“The new year is coming up, and I’ve been thinking a lot about what resolution I’d like to do.”

—Ebaby!’s Sheila, speaking about making a change in the new year

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


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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commitment; promise; decision; intention

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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For the new year, Sheila would like to make a resolution, or promise to herself. She doesn’t know what she should choose, though. She might decide to do something healthy, or she might help other people. Perhaps, she will resolve to do both.

A resolution is a promise of intent. It is very popular to make New Year’s resolutions, but people can resolve to do things at any time of year. How often do you make resolutions? Do you always keep your promises?

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1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“My resolution this year is to exercise every day.”

“We made a resolution to be kind to each other from now on.”

“Do you ever keep your New Year’s resolutions?”


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

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bora_78Super Member!


my new year resolutions are learn english properly ,get a better job in 2019 ,I hope they will come through.

03:51 PM Jan 05 2019 |


GWTASuper Member!


I’m very happy with myself and my life so don´t neeed anny resolutions. 

02:04 PM Dec 31 2018 |

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