Views #199 | Low-Intermediate 4


Norms mentions what comes to mind for certain colors.

Todd: OK, Norm, we're going to talk about colors.

Norm: Mm-hm.

Todd: OK. What is blue?

Norm: Well, the sky is blue.

Todd: OK. And what is green?

Norm: Green? My green canoe.

Todd: Your green canoe.

Norm: Yes!

Todd: Really! OK. That's cool! What is red?

Norm: A red apple.

Todd: Yeah. What is orange?

Norm: An orange sky.

Todd: An orange sky! That's nice.

Norm: Early morning sky.

Todd: Wow, that's really nice. What is black?

Norm: Black? Black forest for example, you go and the undergrowth.

Todd: OK. Black forest. What is brown?

Norm: Brown earth. Brown pathway in the wilderness.

Todd: Ooh, that's good. That's a really good one. OK. Last one. What is white?

Norm: Snow.

Todd: Snow.

Norm: White snow.

Todd: White snow. Do you like the snow?

Norm: Very much so.

Learn vocabulary from the lesson!


You see the undergrowth.

Undergrowth is the dense growth of plants on the floor of a forest.  Notice the following:

  1. The undergrowth had lots of ferns and grass.
  2. The undergrowth was soft and wet.


There was a brown pathway.

A pathway is a trail people follow when walking.  Notice the following:

  1. It was hard to see the pathway in the forest at night.
  2. I love to run on the pathway around the park.


There was a brown pathway in the wilderness.

The wilderness is an area of nature with no human development.  Notice the following:

  1. We went hiking and got lost in the wilderness.
  2. Animals are much more common in the wilderness that the city.

That's a good one

That's a really good one.

This phrase, that's a good one, shows that the listener likes what was said.  Notice the following:

  1. That's a good one. I like that joke.
  2. That's a good one. Nice example!

very much so

Very much so!

The phrase, very much so, just means very much. The word 'so' is just used for emphasis.  Notice the following:

  • Do you like Mexican food?
  • Very much so!

Vocabulary Quiz

undegrowth • pathway • wildnerness
good one • much so
  1. Do you like sushi! Yes, very .
  2. It can get scary in the at night.
  3. Please follow the to the lake.
  4. The looks lovely on the forest floor.
  5. Haha, that was funny. That was a .
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