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toxic’발음을 들리는대로 따라해보세요^^

 

한줄소통:지난해 단어는 청년 영향력을 상징하는 젊은이(youth)와 지진(earth-quake)의 합성어 '유스퀘이크(youth-quake)‘였죠?^^

 

Toxic: 유독한 .독성이 있는  Traditionally: 전통적으로  describe: 설명하다

chemical substances 화학적 물질.  reach for 손을 뻗다. 도달하다. 

encounter (특히 반갑지 않은 일에) 맞닥뜨리다.접하다   facing : 직면한



The Oxford team defines its word of the year as “a word or expression chosen to reflect the passing year in language” and makes it choice based on a word that “best captures the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of that particular year.”

Oxford Dictionaries has chosen “toxic” as its word of 2018.
This word is the year's keyword.
Traditionally, the word “toxic” has been used to describe harmful chemical substances .
But it have reached for the word to describe workplaces, schools, cultures, relationships and stress".
In a statement, president of Oxford Dictionaries said: “Reviewing this year in language we repeatedly encountered the word ‘toxic’ being used to describe an increasing set of conditions that we’re all facing.


 

 ▪ Talk!! Talk!!

1.Do you agree with their decision to make the word ‘toxic’ as

the word of the year?

2.Name some words that became really popular this year. Give

some sample sentences.

3.What word best describes the world right now?

4.What word best reflects your life at the moment?

5.If you could choose the word of the year for 2018, what word

would it be?