Archive | 9月, 2014

Welcome To Five Ways To Say It Tuesday: straight from the source.

Welcome To Five Ways To Say It Tuesday!

Hi! We Started w/:

Remember—There are many ways to say the same thing and today the variation (difference) is: They got it straight from the source.

(忘れないでください―同じことを表現する言い回しには色々なバリエーションがあるということを。そこで、本日の表現はこちら)

 

I heard it straight from the source.

They got it straight from the source.

They got it straight from the source.

http://reliefweb.int/blogpost/get-national-disaster-management-information-straight-source straight from

They got it straight from the source.

They got it straight from the source.

They got it straight from the source.

 

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

[email protected]

katieadler-vo.com

Watch Video Monday: past, present and future click here!

Welcome To Five Ways To Say It Video Monday!

Welcome To Five Ways To Say It

Video Monday!

Out loud; in your head; under your breath!

Practice makes progress!

 

I heard it straight from the horse’s mouth.

I heard it straight from the horse’s mouth.

I heard it straight from the horse’s mouth.

 

I heard it straight from the horse’s mouth. I heard it straight from the horse’s mouth that it was dinner time. No secong guessing on my part was necessary. Hearing it straight from the horse’s mouth is usually the best way to hear something!

http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/from+the+horse’s+mouth

(straight) from the horse’s mouth

if you get information about something from the horse’s mouth, you get it from someone who is involved in it and knows a lot about it ‘Are you sure she’s leaving?’ ‘Definitely, I heard it straight from the horse’s mouth.’

 

I heard it straight from the horse’s mouth.

I heard it straight from the horse’s mouth.

I heard it straight from the horse’s mouth.

 

Have a good one!

 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

[email protected]

katieadler-vo.com

Watch Video Monday: past, present and future click here!

English w/Katie Billboard Sunday!

Notice

It is easy to sign up for a meet-up. There are lots of great people to meet and great things to do. Below is a teeny-tiny sample!

Have fun,

Katie

Fat emoticon showing thumb up

 

Saturday, October 11, 2014
6:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Great Red from northern Italy: Barbera wine party II

http://www.meetup.com/Italian-Wine-and-Food-Meetup-Group/events/207539722/

Saturday, October 4, 2014, 19:00

Mexican Food Party !!

http://www.meetup.com/Home-Cooked-Food-Lovers/events/202821452/

 

Sunday, October 12, 2014
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

International PotLuck Party at Cafe nearby Kyoto

http://www.meetup.com/Kansai-Potluck-Meetup/events/208747542/

 

Saturday, October 18, 2014 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Osaka Web Designers and Developers Meetup

http://www.meetup.com/Osaka-Web-Designers-and-Developers-Meetup/events/209173132/

 

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Cooking Estonian, Italian and Japanese food for Halloween!

http://www.meetup.com/OfJapan-events/events/203865742/

 

Have a good one!

Sincerely,

Katie

[email protected]

katieadler-vo.com

Lots to do!!!

Watch Video Monday: past, present and future click here!

A++ Saturday!

Hi! Welcome to A++ (Answer plus, plus) Saturday!

A++ is giving extra information in your responses to questions or comments. Here are three examples:

Question/

Comment

Answer

+

+

1) How are you?

Fine!

I went for

a walk this morning.

I saw so many beautiful flowers!

2) That looks delicious.

It is!

I got it at the bakery near the station.

It was my first time to go to that bakery.

3) Can you play tennis?

No. I don’t really like sports.

I like reading!

 

Examples from this week are:

 

cooking up a storm

a mad woman in the kitchen

whipping up

 

A++ is giving the initial response and adding detail. Here are some ideas for how to think A++ for some of this week’s sentences. Pay attention to the (+) (+): 

 

cooking utensils

A) WOW! (+) Look at all the pots and pans and bowls. (+) You’re cooking up a storm!

B) I’m a mad woman in the kitchen. (+) I have all of this food that I bought sitting in the fridge. (+) I need to use it.

A) Thanks for inviting me over! (+) Everything looks great. (+) What are you whipping up?

B) I’m whipping up lasagne and macaroni and cheese. (+) I’m making two kinds of salads. (+)I’m baking cookies and I just took that cake out of the oven.

A) My favorite! (+) I love red velvet cake. (+) How can I help?

B) Everything’s just about done. (+) Would you make the salad dressing? (+) Everyone else should be here in about 15 minutes.

A) Great! (+) A party? (+) I had no idea!

B) Well, you’ll really love it. (+) Happy Birthday! (+) It’s my present to you!

 

 

Have a good one!

Sincerely,

Katie

Twitter @kadlerenglish

http://www.katieadler-vo.com

Watch Video Monday: past, present and future click here!

Five Ways To Say It Friday: Doodle Dee Doo!

Hi! We Started w/:

Remember—There are many ways to say the same thing and today the variation (difference) is: cooking like a mad woman.

(忘れないでください―同じことを表現する言い回しには色々なバリエーションがあるということを。そこで、本日の表現はこちら)

mad woman doodle

 I was cooking like a mad woman.

Cooking like a mad woman

 

 

I cooked like a mad woman!

 

DOODLE DEE DO!

 

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

[email protected]

katieadler-vo.com 

Facebook: Katie Adler

Watch Video Monday: past, present and future click here!

Five Ways to Say It Thursday: cooked like there was no tomorrow.

Hi! We Started w/:

 

Remember—There are many ways to say the same thing and today the variation (difference) is: I cooked like there was no tomorrow.

(忘れないでください―同じことを表現する言い回しには色々なバリエーションがあるということを。そこで、本日の表現はこちら)

 

I cooked like there was no tomorrow.

I cooked like there was no tomorrow.

I cooked like there was no tomorrow.

 

no tomorrow

I cooked like there was no tomorrow.

I cooked like there was no tomorrow.

I cooked like there was no tomorrow.

 

 

 

tomorrow 2

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

[email protected]

katieadler-vo.com

Watch Video Monday: past, present and future click here!

Five Ways to Say It Wednesday: whipping it up in the kitchen.

Hi! We Started w/:

 

Remember—There are many ways to say the same thing and today the variation (difference) is: He’s whipping it up in the kitchen.

(忘れないでください―同じことを表現する言い回しには色々なバリエーションがあるということを。そこで、本日の表現はこちら)

whippin up 2

He’s whipping it up in the kitchen.

He’s whipping it up in the kitchen.

He’s whipping it up in the kitchen.

http://grayhawkgolf.com/isabellaskitchen/about-us/

Whipping up

He’s whipping it up in the kitchen.

He’s whipping it up in the kitchen.

And she’s whipping it up in the kitchen too!

http://www.maggiebeer.com.au

whip 3

 

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

[email protected]

katieadler-vo.com

English, 中学英語 文法, 法 高校英語 文法. 英語 文法チェック, 英語 文法 勉強, 英語 文法 基礎, 英語の文型と文法, 英語の文法, 英語の文法 基礎, 英語の文法の覚え方,米語 女性ナレーター , 外国人ナレーター , アメリカ女性ナレーター, 人気女性ナレーター, 俳優 , 男優, 人物, 英会話ワーク ショップ, ケイティ・アドラー

 

Watch Video Monday: past, present and future click here!

Say It Five Ways Tuesday: crazy in the kitchen!

Hi! We Started w/:

 

Remember—There are many ways to say the same thing and today the variation (difference) is: I’m went crazy in the kitchen.

(忘れないでください―同じことを表現する言い回しには色々なバリエーションがあるということを。そこで、本日の表現はこちら)

 

I went crazy in the kitchen.

I went crazy in the kitchen.

I went crazy in the kitchen.

crazy 1

You may start to bake just cookies and then bake a cake and a pie too. You may start to cook mashed potatoes and then end up making a potato casserole. You do more than you intended to do!

crazy 2

 

I went crazy in the kitchen.

I went crazy in the kitchen.

I went crazy in the kitchen.

 

 

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

[email protected]

katieadler-vo.com

Watch Video Monday: past, present and future click here!

Welcome to Video Monday: I’m cooking up a storm!

Out loud; in your head; under your breath!

Practice makes progress!

I’m cooking up a storm!

I’m cooking up a storm!

I’m cooking up a storm!

I’m cooking up a storm! This means that you are doing lots of cooking and creating wonderful food! I cooked up a storm in Paris in July. I had a wonderful time and made food I have never made before. I have the links below so that you can check it all out!

photo

photo

I’m cooking up a storm!

I’m cooking up a storm!

I’m cooking up a storm!

lacuccina

Have a good one!

 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

[email protected]

katieadler-vo.com

Watch Video Monday: past, present and future click here!

English w/Katie Billboard Sunday!

Notice

It is easy to sign up for a meet-up. There are lots of great people to meet and great things to do. Below is a teeny-tiny sample!

Have fun,

Katie

 

vector collection of spaceship, Spacecraft, Rocket, UFO

 

Sunday, September 28, 2014
9:00 AM to 8:45 PM

It`s grape season in Yamanashi; let`s join the fun 🙂

http://www.meetup.com/The-Tokyo-spontaneous-hangout/events/208255422/

Saturday, September 27, 2014
 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Humorous speech contest

http://www.meetup.com/East-Kobe-Toast-Masters-Club-English-Speaking-Listening/events/204099542/

 

–Saturday, September 27, 2014 7:00 PM

We are first party !!!!! Welcome to new friends!

http://www.meetup.com/JEC-Japanese-English-Community/events/206370752/

 

–Sunday, September 21, 2014 9:30 AM

Kayaking in Okutama

http://www.meetup.com/Tokyo-Snow-Club/events/202009912/

 

Saturday, October 4, 2014, 19:00

Mexican Food Party !!

http://www.meetup.com/Home-Cooked-Food-Lovers/events/202821452/

 

Have a good one!

Sincerely,

Katie

[email protected]

katieadler-vo.com

Lots to do!!!

Watch Video Monday: past, present and future click here!