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“the life of the party” = the person who makes a party really exciting
“I hope Todd is at the class reunion because he is always the life of the party.”
“throw a party” = have or host a party
“We are planning to throw a party this weekend. I hope you can come.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
John: You've never heard of him? [No.] He's the world famous snake trainer . . . He's never met a snake he couldn't train to dance and hiss at the same time.
John: Uh, he's the tall guy over there in the purple jacket and green pants. He probably has a snake or two with him tonight.
John: Are you serious? You've never heard of her? She is the world's greatest arm wrestler. I mean, World champion.
John: She's the petite woman next to the fireplace with the bright yellow dress and the tennis shoes.
John: He's [Brad Pitt] the short, stocky man sitting at the table wearing the black and red checkered shirt.
Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:
In many cases, what you wear and how you interact with other people at social gatherings are often influenced and determined by the type of event you are attending. Look at this situations and think about what you might wear, bring, and introduce yourself or start conversations in each case:
For some events, calling a friend and inviting him or her over the phone just isn’t formal or exciting enough. So, what services or invitation cards can you find online that can make inviting people more special and unique? Compare two products or services based on (1) uniqueness of the product and (2) its price.