Use the words below to talk to your co-workers, classmates, or new friends about feelings. Having conversations in English may be scary at first, but it is a great way to practice your English and get to know people better.
1. Watch the video and click [CC] to read the lyrics:
2. Read the text
I’m feeling happy, I’m feeling sad.
A little childish, a little Dad.
I think of all the days you’ve known.
All the ways you’ve grown.
See you on your own, and then
I’m feeling happy and sad again.
I think I’m rested, but then I’m tired.
Today requested, tomorrow fired.
And now a boy says he adores
she who once was yours.
How can I ignore such news?
I’m sad and happy, why should I choose?
Life is full of contradictions, every inch a mile.
And the moment we start weeping,
that’s when we should smile.
In every Heaven, you’ll find some Hell.
And there’s a welcome in each farewell.
Life can be harsh, the future strict
Oh, what they’ll predict.
And the boy you’ve picked, not bad.
So let’s be happy
And a tiny bit
3. Take the quiz
Don’t be shy and practice saying these words and phrases to yourself, first. If you are meeting someone for the first time, introduce yourself.
This topic is only a suggestion. If asking someone about feelings is hard to do, talk about something that is important to you or about something that interests you! It’s always easier to talk about something you are passionate about! Once the conversation is flowing, you’ll be surprised how much you have in common with people from different walks of life!