Contractions - One Minute Grammar

Aista / Lithuaniaflaf Chris / Belgiumflaf

Do you like old cars?
Chris: Hello, I am Chris from Belgium, and this is for The topic today is old-timers. 

Aiste: Hello, Chris. 

Chris: What do you think about my new car?

Aiste: Well, I think it's cool because it's from the old times, but is it really convenient?

Chris: It's not really convenient, but that doesn't matter because it's cool. It looks very nice, and I love driving with it. 

Aiste: You love driving with it, right, when you can make only 60 kilometers per hour speed currently?

Chris: No, it goes faster than 60 kilometers per hour. It goes like 80 kilometers per hour, at least.

Aiste: Tell me more about this car. 

Chris: It's 25 years old, and it's made in Germany. It's called a Volkswagen Beetle, and it's worth a lot of money because it's so rare. But I don't care to pay a lot of money for it because it's really, really cool. I love old-timers. 


The four most common connectors in English are as follows:


I play tennis, and I coach soccer.
I like sports, and I like cooking.
I speak Spanish, and I speak German.


I can drive, but I don’t have a car.
I like golf, but I can’t play well.
I live in Thailand, but I can’t speak Thai.


I am tired, so I will go home.
It is raining, so I will stay inside.
It is his birthday, so I got him a gift.


I failed the test because I didn’t study.
I’m hungry because I skipped lunch.
I put on a coat because it is cold.

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