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Hello everyone! I’m Georgiana, your online English teacher. My mission is to help you speak English fluently. Speaking English is easier than it seems! You just have to use the right material and techniques.
Let’s practice some specific vocabulary — this time, about astronomy.
Later you’ll have fun with a mini-story, and finally, I’ll show you a trick to help you be more motivated.
All right, let’s get started!
The main reason I decided to talk about astronomy was because it’s
a topic that I find interesting. And of course, it’s also an opportunity for you to practice specific vocabulary.
Let’s talk about concepts related to astronomy. Nothing complicated, but useful for certain conversations. Let’s see what you think.
Well, then, … Where do we live? We live on a planet. Our planet is called the Earth. Remember this in case you ever get lost in the galaxy and have to go back.
Our beloved Earth has a satellite. This satellite, the only one, it revolves around our planet and is called the Moon.
All right, we have the Earth and the Moon, but… How do we get warm? Good question…We can light a fire, but our main source of heat is the Sun. And the Sun is a star.
The Earth, the Moon, and the Sun, along with other planets, are part of the Solar System.
Yes, there are other planets besides ours. Too bad no one has visited them yet.
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