Here are all the new fluency phrases in Module 1. I'll show you how you can use the fluency phrases to make your own sentences!
a big family
a small family
a close family
a young family
an only child
a family member / member of the family
a twin brother / twin sister
a pet dog / pet cat
a distant relative
a family holiday
the royal family
have a family
get married", "get divorced"
live with someone
What's it like? / What's he like? / What's the weather like?
Say this to ask for a description of a person, place, situation, etc. Remember "What's / What are + subject + like?"
a couple of ... (things / boys / hours, etc)
Say this to mean "two" or "three".
That sounds ... (great / nice / wonderful / terrible, etc) Remember "That's + adjective"
Say this as a reply when you can't think of anything else!
"I'm buying a new house." - "That's nice!"
I hope so
Say this when someone asks you about something you want to happen.
"Is this the right train for Bedford?" - "I hope so!"
I hope not
Say this as the opposite to "I hope so".
"Is it going to rain this weekend?" - "I hope not!"
That isn't long
Say this to mean that a time period is short.
"I'm here for a couple of days." - "That isn't long."
(The opposite is "That's a long time!"
There isn't time
Say this when you don't have much time.
"We can't go into that shop. There isn't time."