Unit 5 Vocabulary Activity

In Unit 5 of Campus Talk, you learned about Pre-Announcing Expressions, Expressions of Surprise, Expressions of Evaluation and Vague Expressions. Here are some of the expressions that are shown in the Vocabulary Log for Unit 5. Practice saying them to yourself, and then scroll down to the instructions below:

Pre-Announcing Expressions
  • I have to tell you about the…
  • D’ you know what?
  • You won’t believe this.
  • Did I tell you that …?
Expressions of Surprise
  • Oh, man!
  • Really? Wow!
  • You’ve got to be kidding me!
  • For real?
  • No way!
Expressions of Evaluation
  • That’s too bad
  • That’s a shame.
  • What a pain.
  • Good for you.
  • How cool is that!
Vague Expressions
  • or anything
  • or something
  • something like that
  • and that sort of thing
  • and stuff

You are going to play a Memory Game. On the next page you will see eight cards, face down. There are two Pre-Announcing Expressions, two Expressions of Surprise, two Expressions of Evaluation, and two Vague Expressions.

You have to match the cards below. You can only turn two cards at a time. If they match, you get another go. If they don’t match, you have to start a new turn. The aim is to find all 4 pairs.

See how quickly you can complete the game!

Start the game.