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Asking If Someone Remembers Or Not

Formal expressions
*      I wonder if you remember.....
*      You remember...., don’t you?
*      You haven’t forgotten...., have you?
*      Don’t you remember.....?
*      Do you happen to remember it now?

Ways to respond:
*      Let me think, yes, I remember.
*      I remember especially the scenery.
*      I’ll never forget that
*      I’ll always remember.
*      I can remember it clearly.

Informal expressions:
*      Remember the old house we used to live in?
*      Remember that?
*      I’m sorry I don’t remember

Ways to respond:
*      Hold on. Yes, got it!
*      I know.....
*      It’s coming back to me now.

Respond if you forget:
*      Sorry, I’ve completely forgotten.
*      I’m afraid I forget.
*      I really can’t remember.
*      I’m afraid I have no memory of him
*      Errr, let me think. No, it’s gone.
*      Sorry, it slipped off my mind.

Preposition of Time : In, On, And At

·      I live in Palangka Raya.
·      We will meet the principal on Monday.
·      My sister and I always study at night.

The bold-typed words are prepositions. A preposition is a word or groups of words used before a noun or a pronoun to show place, position, time or method.

You use ‘in’ with periods of times and places.
·       Months " in May
·       Seasons " in winter
·       Country " in France
·       City or town names " in Paris
·       Times of the day " in the morning, afternoon or evening.
Exception: at noon, at night
You use ‘on’ with specific days.
Examples: on Friday, on New Year’s Day, on August 7th
Note: American English " ‘on the weekend’ or ‘on weekends’
You use ‘at’ with specific times and specific places.
Examples: at 7 o’clock, at 7.30, at night, at school
Note: British English " ‘at the weekend’ or ‘at weekends’

Look at these examples:
>>       I have a meeting at 9am.
>>       The shop closes at midnight.
>>      Mitchie went home at lunchtime.
>>       In England, it often snows in December.
>>       Do you think we will go to Jupiter in the future?
>>       There should be a lot of progress in the next century.
>>       Do you work on Mondays?
>>       Her birthday is on 7 August.
>>       Where will you be on New Year's Day?
Notice the use of the preposition of time at in the following standard expressions:
at night
The stars shine at night.
at the weekend
I don't usually work at the weekend.
at Christmas/Easter
I stay with my family at Christmas.
at the same time
We finished the test at the same time.
at present
He's not home at present. Try later.

Notice the use of the prepositions of time in and on in these common expressions:
in the morning
on Tuesday morning
in the mornings
on Saturday mornings
in the afternoon(s)
on Sunday afternoons
in the evening(s)
on Monday evening

When we say last, next, every, this we do not also use at, in, on.
  • I went to French last August. (not in last August)
  • He's coming back next Tuesday. (not on next Tuesday)
  • I go home every Easter. (not at every Easter)
  • We'll call you this evening. (not in this evening)

Vocabulary Around The House


Things you may find around the house

*      Light bulb(s)
*      Plug(s)
*      Socket(s)
*      Torch(es)
*      Ceiling light(s)
*      Lamp(s)
*      Curtain(s)
*      Shelf (shelves)
*      Telephone(s)
*      Box(es)
*      Plug(s)
*      Battery (batteries)
*      Photo(graph)(s)

·          Living Room
*      Settee(s)
*      Armchair(s)
*      Coffee table(s)
*      Display cabinet(s)
*      Hifi stand(s)
*      TV cabinet(s)
*      Television(s) / tv(s)
*      Hifi(s)
*      Speaker(s)
*      Cushion(s)
*      Rug(s)

Things we do in the Living Room
*      People watch TV in the living room.
*      People sit and read a book in the living room.
*      People listen to music in the living room.

·          Bedroom
*      Bed(s)
*      Bedside cabinet(s)
*      Bedside table(s)
*      Dressing table(s)
*      Wardrobe(s)
*      Chest of drawer(s)
*      Brush(es)
*      Comb(s)
*      Hair dryer(s)
*      Pillow(s)
*      Sheet(s)
*      Clothes

 Things we do in the Bed Room
*      People listen to music in the bedroom.
*      People sleep in the bedroom.
*      People get dressed or undressed in the bedroom.

·          Kitchen
*      Table(s)
*      Chair(s)
*      Bin(s)
*      Cooker(s) / oven(s)
*      Microwave (oven)(s)
*       fridge(s)
*       dishwasher(s)
*      Tap(s)
*      Coffee maker(s)
*      Food mixer(s)
*      Coffee maker(s)
*      Food mixer(s)
*      Liquidizer(s)
*      Saucepan(s)
*      Frying pan(s)
*       sieve(s)
*      Kettle(s)
*        teapot(s)

Things we do in the Kitchen
*      People prepare food in the kitchen.
*      People cook in the kitchen.
*      People sometimes eat in the kitchen.
*      People make coffee or tea in the kitchen.
*      People put the food away in the kitchen cupboards.

·          Bathroom
*      Chair(s)
*      Basin(s)
*      Bath(s)
*      Toilet(s)
*      Toilet roll(s)
*      Toilet brush(es)
*       hairdryer (hairdryers)
*       toothbrush(es)
*      Shaving foam razor(s)
*      Toilet seat(s)

Things we do in the Bed Room
*      People get dressed or undressed in the bathroom.
*      People have a shave in the bathroom.
*      People brush their teeth in the bathroom.
*      People take a shower in the bathroom.
*      People have a bath in the bathroom.

·           Other Rooms:
Attic                     : People store things in the attic.
Ballroom              : A room in stately homes where rich people dance and concerts are held.
Box Room            : A small room used for storage.
Cellar                   : Underneath the house.
Cloakroom           : A small room where people put their coats.
Conservatory       : A greenhouse attached to a house for the display of plants.
Dining Room        : A room where people eat.
Drawing Room    : A room in stately homes where rich people entertain.
Games Room       : A room in large houses where games are played.
Hall                      : The entrance passage to a house.
Larder                  : A small room used for the storage of food.
Library                 : A room where books are kept.
Lounge                 : Another name for living room.
Music Room        : A room where people play music.
Office                   : A room where people work.
Pantry                  : A small room used to store kitchen and dining items.
Parlor                   : Old fashioned word for living room.
Sitting Room        : Another name for living room.
Guest Room         : A room where guests sleep.
Toilet                   : A room where people go to the toilet (often known as WC)
Utility Room        : A room where appliances such as washing machines are used.