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R & R

R & R English, baby! Video Lesson

Date: Sep 23 2019

Themes: Health, Time


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

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“Oh! Hey, I didn’t notice you there. I was getting some R & R.”

—Ebaby!’s Andy, speaking about resting and relaxing

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


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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rest and recuperation; rest and relaxation

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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The beach is so peaceful and calm! It’s the perfect place for Andy to get some R & R. He is relaxing and letting the stress of life go. Many people think R & R is important for health!

R & R is an abbreviation. It means rest and recuperation. In other words, it means relaxing so your body can feel calm and healthy. When do you enjoy R & R? How much R & R is healthy?

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1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“After that test, I’m going to need some R & R!”

“Jane likes to get R & R by relaxing in the park.”

“I’m so stressed out. I need a vacation and some R & R!”


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

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