Hey guys, welcome to another episode of Walk ‘n’ Talk! Have you ever ended a relationship? It can be a very sad or, in some cases, liberating moment. In today’s episode, we teach you some common expressions that have to do with this situation, including “break up”, “Are you serious?” among others. Enjoy this lesson by Taylah, teacher from Fluency Academy!

The Dialogue:

Noah: Hey, babe!
Allie: Hey… I’m sorry, this is not working anymore…
Noah: What do you mean?
Allie: We need to break up.
Noah: Why?
Allie: It’s not you, it’s me.
Noah: Oh, c’mon! Tell me the truth!
Allie: Well… It’s because you speak too much when we watch movies!
Noah: Are you serious?
Allie: Yeah… I’m sorry, it’s not personal.
Noah: Ok. Have a good life.

Expand your Vocabulary:

What do you mean?
This expression is used for asking someone to explain what they have said. Here are some other ways of saying it:

What is your point?
What are you trying to say?
What are you talking about?

Are you serious?
This is a question asked in disbelief or disappointment in how someone said something. You could also use these phrases, they mean the same thing:

Are you joking?
No way! Are you kidding?
Are you playing around?

Have a good life
This is a final phrase used when you are departing paths from an individual that you will never see ever again in your life, it’s usually used when you break up with someone. Here are some other phrases you could use:

Goodbye.
Farewell!
Good luck without me.

We hope this content was helpful and that you enjoyed the episode! Don’t forget that you can listen to it as many times as you want and that the more you practice, the more confident you will feel. See you next time!