In this English lesson you will learn some of the main words and expressions we use in English to talk about CELEBRATIONS.
We all love a good celebration. We love to celebrate, host, throw hold or have a party.
When I was younger I liked to go clubbing. Nowadays I prefer to go out for a quiet drink or have a meal with some friends.
My company often wines and dines clients from overseas when we want to do business with them.
Celebrations can be balls, fairs, festivals, banquets or gatherings.
My school ball was a night to forget. I found socialising with the opposite sex very intimidating back then.
Music festivals are all the rage (popular) nowadays.
You can have an informal get-together with your friends and family.
If you move into a new house you may decide to have a housewarming party. This is when you invite friends around to see your new home.
Some informal celebrations are called a do or a bash. You might also decide to have a piss-up or booze-up from time to time with your mates
It’s a good idea to let your hair down every now and again and enjoy yourself.
A night on the town with your friends may turn into the time of your life.
If you decide to paint the town red and go on a bender, be careful. You might regret it the next day.
A night on the tiles can often result in a bad hangover.
The last time I went out with my friends we had a whale of a time. In fact, I cannot remember having a better night out.
Please watch the video for more words and expressions to talk about celebrations and to see them in more context.
Here’s another English lesson with more vocabulary.
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