20 Different Ways To Wish ‘Good Morning’ & 'Good Night' (+ Free PDF & Quiz)

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- Hello everyone and welcome back to "English With Lucy."
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Today, I am going to teach you 10 alternatives
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for good morning and 10 more alternatives for good night.
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These are best for informal situations.
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A lot of them contain slang
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and they are for use with partners, friends, and children.
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Right, let's get started with the lesson.
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We're going to go through 10 alternatives for good morning.
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Good morning is fine,
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but sometimes you want to say something thing unique,
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or funny, or cute instead.
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We have rise and shine.
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Rise and shine.
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I wonder if there is an equivalent for this one
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in your own language.
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Share it with me in the comments section
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if there is an equivalent.
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The next one is very slang.
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Don't use this with your boss.
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I think it's best suited to use with children,
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or if you're trying to be cute with somebody.
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It's wakey wakey!
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So it's an informal way of saying wake up.
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Very commonly used is wakey wakey, sleepyhead.
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Sleepyhead is an adorable word that you can use
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to describe somebody who is just waking up.
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They're still really, really sleepy.
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Another one, still using wakey wakey,
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is wakey wakey, eggs and bakey.
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That is one that will get me up in the morning.
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Eggs and bakey, eggs and bacon.
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If you've watched any of my vlogs
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on my vlogging channel, Lucy Bella,
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you will know that I love eggs and bacon for breakfast
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in a full English breakfast.
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Another cute one that you can use is,
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Ah, it's sleeping beauty.
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So Sleeping Beauty is the main character
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in one of our most popular fairytales,
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also named after her, "Sleeping Beauty."
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Do you have the same equivalent where you're from?
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I know in Spanish it was something like
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(speaks in foreign language)
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I don't know, everything sounds so much better in Spanish.
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Another one that I really like,
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and I do this sometimes to Will,
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is when he's sleeping, I go really close to his ear
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and whisper, very gently, it's tomorrow.
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And he's not always so impressed, but I like doing it.
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Another really nice one is number six, which is happy,
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and then day of the week.
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I like it when Will wakes me up
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and tells me which day it is,
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it really helps me get my brain in check.
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Happy Monday.
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Well, happy Monday is never that good, but happy Friday.
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Oh, I love it when he wakes me up saying, "Happy Friday!"
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We also have number seven, which is quite a fun one.
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It's supposed to be Irish,
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but I think it's actually more of a stereotype.
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If anyone here is Irish please let me know,
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do you actually say this?
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And do you get annoyed when people think that you say this?
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In any case, we do use it in a jokey way.
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It is, top of the mornin' to ya.
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Or just, top of the morning, top of the morning.
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Supposedly Irish,
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but I don't think I've ever heard an Irishman
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or Irishwoman seriously use it.
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One that I like, number eight,
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could be considered slightly flirty.
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It is, good morning good looking.
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Good morning good looking.
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And it means good morning to someone that is good looking,
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or handsome, or beautiful.
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Good morning good looking, it just rolls off the tongue.
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Number nine is one that my mum used to sing to me
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in the morning.
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Morning has broken.
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And that's because it comes from a very popular hymn
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called "Morning Has Broken."
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("Morning Has Broken")
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What am I doing with my life? (record scratches)
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I had to sing hymns at school and this was my favourite one,
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I loved shouting it.
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Morning has broken!
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Dainty and feminine as ever.
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And then we have number 10, which I really like,
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which is, let's make it a good one.
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Let's make it a good one,
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implying let's make today a good day.
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Sometimes we use one to refer to something
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if we know that the other person already knows
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what we're referring to.
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Let's make it a good one.
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Let's make it a good day today.
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Or for example, if I'm talking about Will
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to someone else and Will is with me,
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I might say, "This one was late,"
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instead of saying, "He was late."
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This one, here.
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It's kind of affectionate.
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Okay, let's move on to alternatives for good night.
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We have, sleep tight.
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So instead of sleep well, which is quite nice, quite formal,
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sleep tight means all snuggled up, covered in your duvet.
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And we can also have the little rhyme
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that my mum and my dad used to say to me
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before I would go to sleep,
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night night, sleep tight, don't let the bedbugs bite.
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I remember thinking, "Bed bugs, what are they?"
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I imagined really cute little bugs
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and then when I grew up and experienced bedbugs,
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I realised that they were not cute at all.
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We also have, sweet dreams.
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That's a really nice one.
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And we can still talk about sleepyheads
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as I mentioned before.
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Instead of good morning sleepyhead
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or wakey wakey, sleepy head,
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we can have night night, sleepyhead.
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And night night is kind of a more affectionate
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or childish way of saying good night.
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I find myself saying night night over good night
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all the time.
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Night night, or shortened down to ni' night, ni' night.
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I have another little rhyme
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that my parents used to say to me.
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They used to say sleep as snug as a bug in a rug.
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I don't know why we always spoke about bugs
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before going to sleep.
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But as snug as a bug in a rug,
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my parents used to tuck me in,
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get me all tightly tucked into the duvet.
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So I couldn't move my arms, I was like a mummy,
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and then they used to ask me, "How snug are you Lucy?"
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And I would reply with, I am a snug as a bug in a rug.
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Next we have two idioms.
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We have to hit the sack.
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To hit the sack, this means to fall asleep.
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So if I say, oh, it's time to hit the snack snacks.
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Time to hit the snacks, that is every day.
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No it's time to hit the sack.
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It's time to hit the sack, it's time to go to bed.
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I think the sack is referring to your pillow.
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We also have to hit the hay.
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This time, it's referring to animals going to sleep
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because they have hay.
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Whoa, I need to hit the hay.
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Hay is dried grass.
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Another one that I find really funny
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but I never actually use,
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and I will explain why I never use it,
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it is, it's time to go to Bedfordshire.
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It's time to go to Bedfordshire,
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and if you shorten Bedfordshire, bed, time to go to bed.
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Bedfordshire is a county in England
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and we never use it because I'm from Bedfordshire
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and it would be weird to say that I'm going there
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when I'm already there.
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But I hear people from other counties saying this phrase
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and if I ever leave the county I get so excited
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because I can finally use that phrase.
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Yes!
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Time for the next one.
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When you were a child
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did your parents ever tell you to count sheep?
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Because my parents often did.
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And a really nice phrase to say is
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it's time to start counting sheep.
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It's time to start falling asleep.
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And the last one, one that I consider to be quite humorous
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is I have an urgent appointment with a bed and a pillow.
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Meaning I'm going to bed.
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You could also tell someone that as well,
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"You've got an urgent appointment with a bed and a pillow."
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I love that one.
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Right, that's it for today's lesson.
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It was cute and fun and informal.
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I hope you enjoyed it and I hope you learned something.
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Let me know in the comments section
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if you can think of any other alternatives
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for good morning and good night,
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and don't forget to share with me any of the quirks
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of your own language as well.
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Don't forget to check out Skillshare.
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Remember that the first 1000 of my students
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to click on the link in the description box
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And don't forget to download the PDF for today's lesson.
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It contains all of the vocabulary.
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And if you would like some further listening practise
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you can also watch my vlogging channel,
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which has fully subtitled vlogs of my daily life
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on an English farm.
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You can connect with me on all of my social media.
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I've got my Facebook, my Instagram,
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and my mailing list.
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I will see you soon for another lesson.
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(lighthearted music)
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