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Conversation Topic 1 (2020)

Actualizado: feb 3



This week's conversation topic is the winter blues . Here are some articles, videos and podcasts to check out in your free time.


Articles: https://www.dailyherald.com/entlife/20200112/dont-underestimate-the-winter-blues

https://www.trainingjournal.com/articles/features/tj-magazine-goodbye-winter-blues

https://www.trainingjournal.com/articles/features/tj-magazine-goodbye-winter-blues


Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9V6VwMxz8YQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rs7GVXfTXWA


Podcast: https://www.npr.org/tags/132630745/winter-blues?t=1578920175879

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Og8vBDWxKMk


VOCABULARY


To take a hit To suffer heavy losses or be badly affected (by something).

To reap the rewards to get all the good things that come with something

Brisk - active and energetic

Comfy - comfortable

Reprieve a cancellation or postponement of a punishment.

Doldrums - a state or period of depression.

Tried-and-true - something that has proven in the past to be effective or reliable

Flurry a sudden, short period of activity, excitement, or interest

To be part and parcel of… - to be a feature of something, especially a feature that cannot be avoided

Wind chill (factor) - how cold it actually feels on your skin when the wind taken into account.