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Survival course to learn English from scratch
INSTRUCTIONS TO STUDY

1- watch the video. 2- watch it again repeating after the teacher. 3- read the transcript (optional), see if you understand. 4- watch the video again once or more times until you learn the lesson well. 5- now try to use some objects to reproduce the dialogue (more or less) so you can practise what you just learnt. [With thanks to Hugosite]

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You can say this is the big glass of water and this is the small glass of water.
You can also say this is the large, this is the large glass, the large glass of water.
And you can say this is the little, little glass of water.
This is the larger glass.
This is the littler, littler (that's hard to say) littler glass.
Large and big are the same.
Large glass of water, big glass of water.
Little glass of water, small glass of water.
They're the same, they're the same.

How do we say the size of this glass?.
How do we say that?
This is the largest glass, or the biggest glass of water.
This is the smallest glass, or the littlest glass of water.
How do we say this size? How do we say this size?
It's not the biggest, it's not the largest.
And it's not the smallest size.
How do we say that?
How do we describe, describe this size?
Well, you can say it's a "medium", medium size.
It's not big and it's not little.
It's not large and it's not small.
It's the medium size.

- Tom, would you pick up the glass of water, please?
- Sure, which one? Do you want the large one?
- No. No I... I don't want the large and I don't want the small either. I, I... Give me the medium size glass.
- There you go.

 
 

 

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