160 : English Vocabulary and Expressions – Infantile, Adolescence, Child’s play, and Sleep like a baby

In today’s episode, you will learn new English vocabulary words and expressions related to the topic of childhood. You will also hear tons of real-life stories that will help you understand the words and expressions more. This episode will give you the vocabulary and expressions you need to speak fluently in English about this topic.

TODAY’S ENGLISH RESOURCE

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TODAY’S ENGLISH VOCABULARY

Infantile

Meaning: Of or relating to infants or infancy; suitable to or characteristic of an infant.

  • Sentence 1: The infantile behavior of the boy made me question his maturity.
  • Sentence 2: Susan’s behavior was infantile, even though she was already ten years old.
  • Sentence 3: Richard and his friends played infantile board games every Saturday night.

Adolescence

Meaning: the stage of life (of a young person) in the process of developing from a child into an adult.

  • Sentence 1: Adolescence is difficult because one is still a child yet in the beginning stages of adulthood.
  • Sentence 2: In adolescence, many suffer from skin problems such as acne.
  • Sentence 3: In adolescence, many feel alone and misunderstood.

TODAY’S ENGLISH EXPRESSIONS

Child’s play

Meaning: An easy task

  • Sentence 1: Karen was excited about the new account because she had done work like this before. It was definitely going to be child’s play.
  • Sentence 2: If you’re not confident at cooking, I have a really simple recipe for tomato soup. It’s child’s play.
  • Sentence 3: The new computer system is child’s play. I learned how to use it in a couple of hours.

Sleep like a baby

Meaning: Sleeping very well

  • Sentence 1: I have very restful nights because I can really sleep like a baby.
  • Sentence 2: After getting a full night’s rest, I am so grateful for being able to sleep like a baby.
  • Sentence 3: Mindy had a difficult few weeks with insomnia. She wished she could sleep like a baby, if only for one night.

 

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H M
H M
11 months ago

Love your English lessons

Hércules Zavale
Hércules Zavale
11 months ago

Thank you very much

Francisco
Francisco
10 months ago

After 150 episodes, I don’t learn English well. ¿Why, why?

NARKEES BANU J
NARKEES BANU J
5 months ago

You are teaching excellent

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