Episode Summary: I talk about love & hate and how these emotions influence our lives.

English Level: B1 🇨🇦

Show Notes:

  1. Love & Hate in my life (0:38)
  2. Hatred is weakness (6:49)
  3. Love is strength (11:01)
  4. Choose Love (14:50)
  5. Recap (17:29)

Vocabulary Words:

  1. to manifest (verb): show (a quality or feeling) by one’s acts or appearance; demonstrate.
  2. Bullying (noun): seek to harm, intimidate, or coerce (someone perceived as vulnerable).
  3. fantasize (verb): imagine (something that one wants to happen).
  4. fisrespect (verb): show a lack of respect for; insult.
  5. Resentment (noun): bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly.
  6. rant (verb): speak or shout at length in an angry, impassioned way.
  7. Weakness (noun): the state or condition of being weak.
  8. Strength (noun): the influence or power possessed by a person, organization, or country.
  9. Threaten (verb): cause (someone or something) to be vulnerable or at risk; endanger.
  10. Pathetic (adj.): miserably inadequate; of very low standard.
  11. Absent-minded (adj.): having or showing a forgetful or inattentive disposition.
  12. admiration (noun): respect and warm approval.

Phrases to Remember:

  1. make fun of someone: tease, laugh at, or joke about (someone) in a mocking way.
  2. to date someone: “Dating someone” means you’re seeing somebody specific, with purpose and on a regular basis.
  3. to rage against: To protest, criticize, or vent angrily about someone or something.
  4. beat someone up: assault and injure someone by hitting, kicking, or punching them repeatedly.
  5. to pick on someone: repeatedly single someone out for criticism or unkind treatment in a way perceived to be unfair.
  6. to daydream: a series of pleasant thoughts that distract one’s attention from the present.
  7. on the contrary: used to intensify a denial of what has just been implied or stated by suggesting that the opposite is the case.
  8. hold back: hesitate to act or speak.

Mistake to Avoid:

Comprehension Questions:

  1. Why was Jorge bullied in school?
  2. What happens when Jorge goes running sometimes?
  3. How old was Jorge when he fell in love for the first time?


Question to Consider:

How has love impacted your life?


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