Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I’m back with another podcast English lesson. And today, I’ve got a real treat for you. That’s right…a treat! The other day, one of my students here in New York asked me about the word treat and it got me thinking about English vocabulary. Quite often, one word has a number of different meanings. The word treat, which is both a verb and a noun is a good example of this. So, for today’s English lesson, let’s look at how we use the word treat in Everyday English conversation and writing. Are you ready? Let’s check it out!
Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details.
- The boss treats everyone in the office very well.
- My neighbor is in her 90’s and everyone treats her kindly.
- In school, children are taught to treat everyone with respect.
- The points of today’s meeting should be treated as totally confidential.
- Please treat this issue as a priority.
- At the office, Jack treated what the boss said as a joke, and the boss was not happy.
- The doctor treated my cough with medicine.
- Jenny went to a hospital that specializes in treating skin disorders.
- The veterinarian in my neighborhood can treat just about any animal.
- Vincent treated us to lunch at a very nice Persian restaurant.
- The day after our meeting, we were treated to a tour of the city.
- I’m going to treat you to dinner to celebrate your promotion.
- I’ve been on a diet recently, but I treated myself to a slice of pizza for lunch.
- Kim treated herself with a trip to a day spa.
- You work hard. Why don’t you treat yourself to a few days off?
- When dad took us to the amusement park it was really a treat.
- Going to the beach is a real treat for the dog.
- The boss gave us the afternoon off on Friday. What a treat!
- Kids like Halloween, because they can get lots of treats.
- On a hot summer day, a little ice cream is a nice treat.
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