Learn words to
being drunk and the
meaning of a hangover
drunk and getting a hangover
Today in the Fun Easy English classroom you will learn about getting drunk and
getting a hangover. Did you drink way too much this New Years? Come
on you can tell me. Yes I can keep it a secret. Hmmmm, well okay.
Anyway, today you are going to learn some vocabulary about being
drunk, a condition brought on by consuming too much alcohol. You are
also going to learn about the after effects of drinking too much
known as a hangover.
those of you of the Islamic faith
Although the majority of Muslims do not drink alcohol,
this is still a good lesson for you to study. Yes, many
Americans, along with people in other countries, and of
different religions, do go kind of crazy during this
time of year. You might find much of the vocabulary from
this lesson used in American music, movies, television,
writing and in conversations among native English
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The unpleasant physical effects following the heavy use of alcohol
a feeling of sickness and headache after drinking too much alcohol.
Assume over the holidays you drank too much alcohol and the next day
you have a hangover.
What should you do?
The following are useful ways to get rid of a hangover.
Sleep is the best way to get rid of a
Drink plenty of fluids like fruit juice and
Avoid drinks with caffeine like coffee, which
will make you even more dehydrated and feel worse.
Eat food with a lot of minerals such as
pickles or canned fish.
Eat food with a lot of vitamins such as fruits
Take a shower.
Get some exercise.
Many people drink a lot and then sweat to push
out the effects of alcohol.
The best way to avoid a hangover is to drink alcohol moderately.
Until next time.
YOUR Teacher:My Survey
These are my answers for the surveys below.
What is my typical behavior when
I get drunk? - I usually become really happy,
crazy, talkative, affectionate, and very sociable.
What is my worst system when I
get a hangover? - Definitely a headache
especially after drinking too much wine.
Everyone acts differently when they get drunk. Pick your
typical behavior when you get drunk on the survey below.
Everyone feels differently when they get a hangover. Pick your worst symptom when you get a hangover on the
survey below and
post a comment at the
bottom of this page.
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Conversation Lesson -
Beginner Level. Let's
Learn English conversation lesson
with a conversation video, a video script, audio
listening practice, video speaking practice, video
pronunciation practice, a new
words section, and a writing activity.
In this lesson Anna meets Jonathon who lives in the same apartment
building. Anna explains that Marsha is her roommate.
Pete reminds Anna to call Marsha at work to tell her she
arrived. Then Anna goes to see her new apartment.
Watch the video and then do the activities on this page.
Jonathan: Hey, Pete! Who’s your friend?
Pete: She is Anna. She is new to D.C.
Jonathan: Where are you from?
Anna: I am from a small town.
Jonathan: Well, welcome to D.C.
Anna: Thank you.
Jonathan: I am Jonathan. I am in apartment B4.
Anna: I am in apartment C2. Marsha is my roommate.
Jonathan: I know Marsha. She is nice.
Pete: And I am in Apartment D7. I have to go now.
Pete: Remember to call Marsha at work. Tell her you’re here.
Anna: Right, thanks, Pete. Nice to meet you!
Jonathan: You too, Bye.
Anna: Apartment C2, here I come!
Now practice listening to only the audio portion of the conversation.
Listen to the speaker in the video. Use your computer or phone to record
yourself saying the words. Listen to yourself, then listen to the video again.
Can you say the words the same way? If not, listen carefully and try again.
Watch the video to learn about linked sounds, or how speakers say "you're" for
v. to have met and talked to (someone)
v. to see and speak to (someone) for the first
time. Anna meets Pete near her apartment.
v. to make a telephone call. I call once a week
to talk to my parents.
n. a person who you like and enjoy being with.
Meet my friend, Anna.
n. a number or a set of numbers and other
symbols that is used to identify a person or thing or a telephone number. I
am in apartment number D7.
v. to have or keep an image or idea in your
mind of (something or someone from the past) or to think of (something or
someone from the past) again. Do you remember me?
n. a person who shares a room, apartment, or
house with someone else. Anna and Marsha both live in apartment C2 because
they are roommates.
n. the place where you do your job. She is not
at work today.
We often write our name and address on forms. Americans
write and say an address this way: name, number, street
city, state, zip code, country. How do people in your
country address an envelope? Anna sends a letter to her
family. Look at how she writes the address. Do the
activity and practice filling in a form and addressing
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