Happiness and excitement idioms

Step 1

Study the power point to get to know this week’s idioms:

Step 2

Read the following dialogue to see the idioms in context:

Tatiana:I’ve heard your older sister is visiting you these days.
Erum:Yes. I am having a whale of a time.
Tatiana:That’s great! I haven’t seen my brother for more than two years. That makes me sad at times.
Erum:Oh wow, you guys need to plan a get-together soon. Last week, I was on cloud nine when she surprised me by sending a message that she was coming the next day.
Tatiana:That’s so sweet. So did she notice that you had renovated the house?
Erum:I was over the moon when she patted me on the back for doing such a great job with the bathroom design.
Tatiana:Well, now I really want to visit my brother and his family. And I am thinking of giving him a surprise visit. I am sure he will be on top of the world when he sees me.
Erum:That will be nice. Buy some gifts for the kids, they will be in seventh heaven.
Tatiana:That’s a great idea! Thanks for your advice.

Step 3

Now listen to the idioms in context and to hear the proper pronunciation

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Happiness and excitement idioms

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