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Touchstone 2nd Edition Language summary Level 3

Unit 7 Lesson C: She's just a bit odd.


Vocabulary
Adverbial expressions
a little / a (little) bit
in a way
just
kind of / sort of
maybe
probably

Conversation strategies
Softening comments
You can use these expressions to "soften" your comments:

I guess / I think
I guess that's OK.

probably / maybe
She's probably just a little lonely or something.

kind of / sort of
It's kind of weird.

a little / a (little) bit


She's a little bit strange.

just
She's just a bit odd, I guess.

in a way
I don't really know my neighbors. I guess that's OK in a way, though.

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Touchstone 2nd Edition Language summary Level 3


Though
You can use though to give a contrasting idea:
A She seems pretty friendly.
B She's OK. She's a little bit strange, though. She's always coming over and borrowing
things from me.
(= She's OK, but it's strange because she's always coming over and borrowing things.)

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