Head Idioms

Step 1

Study the powerpoint to learn this week’s idioms.

Step 2

Now that you are a little more familiar with the idioms, listen to the dialogue. Can you hear the idioms in the conversation?

Step 3

Now, read the script of the dialog. Listen to the dialog again. This is one of the best ways to build your listening skills!

Nathan:Oh no! What am I going to do!
Johanna:What are you talking about? What’s going on?
Nathan:I just got an email informing me that my company’s head honcho is coming in next week!
Johanna:Why is that such a terrible thing?
Nathan:Well, I’m behind on one of my projects! Once he finds out, heads are going to roll.
Johanna:Hey,get your head together! You are a great employee. He knows that. Besides, I am sure that you are going to get the job done. You always do!
Nathan:Now you are giving me a swelled head, but thanks for the support.
Johanna:I mean what I say Nathan. You know, I’m heading out for a couple of hours. When I come back, I’ll bring some coffee. Maybe we can sit down and work together on this.
Nathan:Thanks Johanna.
Johanna:Don’t mention it! By the way, can I get you something to go with your coffee?
Nathan:Sure, why don’t you pick me up a …. ?

Now take a moment to study these flashcards and some other activities!

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Head idioms

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