Learn English with English, baby!

Join for FREE!

Social_nav_masthead_logged_in
 
Lose One's Train of Thought
Lose One's Train of Thought English, baby! Video Lesson

Learn English with this confusion English lesson

Date: Apr 29 2014

Themes: Hobbies, Soap Opera, Work

Grammar: Comparing Quality

Intro

1. Learn Vocabulary - Learn some new vocabulary before you start the lesson.

Go Super to Listen Go Super!

2. Read and Prepare - Read the introduction and prepare to hear the audio.

Go Super to Listen Go Super!

The cars of a train follow each other. The engine is in front, and each additional car comes behind it. One after another, they all travel in a line. It’s easy to find them all, because they all stay together. You can never lose a train car, even if you try.

Our thoughts often travel through us like the cars of a train. One thought creates another, and that one creates another, and so on. For example, maybe you want to eat something sweet. Thinking about sweet foods makes you think of ice cream. And thinking of ice cream makes you remember that you have your favorite chocolate ice cream at home. Each thought travels like a train, one after the other.

If a friend says, “I’ve lost my train of thought!” it means that something or someone interrupted what she was thinking about. She may have been thinking about ice cream, but her mom called her up on the telephone. That phone call came between your friend and her thoughts of ice cream. When the phone call ended, she may not have remembered that she wanted ice cream at all.

What makes Jessica lose her train of thought during yoga class? Find out in today’s English lesson about forgetting.

3. Watch - Watch the video without reading the dialog.

Dialog

1. Listen and Read - Listen to the audio and read the dialog at the same time.

Log in to Listen

2. Study - Read the dialog again to see how the vocab words are used.

Marni

Marni

Rafael

Rafael

Jessica

Jessica

Lily

Lily

Jeff

Jeff

Jessica:  Good. Let’s slowly move into child’s pose.

Marni:  Sorry.

Jessica:  Really breathe into this pose. I want you to think only about your breathing.

Rafael:  Sorry.

Jessica:  Come in. Join us. Now, where was I? Child’s pose. Really feel as though your body is releasing all of its tension, all of your stress.

Lily:  I’m so sorry.

Jessica:  No, no. Please join us. Everyone’s welcome. I’ve lost my train of thought, though.

Rafael:  Child’s pose.

Jessica:  Yes, of course. All right. One more minute, everyone.

Rafael:  That was such a great class. You’re such an inspiration.

Lily:  Yeah, totally. I haven’t gone to yoga in a week and it felt so good.

Jessica:  Thank you. Marni, it was so good to see you in person.

Marni:  I know. It’s been so hard for us to align our schedules. But I’m so glad we emailed, though, because then I found out about the job opening for this guy!

Rafael:  I can’t wait to start. When do I come in?

Jessica:  On Saturday morning at 9:00.

Lily:  I will be there.

Rafael:  You will?

Lily:  Mm-hm. And so will Marni and Jeff.

Jeff:  You persuaded Jeff to come?

Marni:  We did.

Rafael:  Wow. I’m in shock.

Marni:  We’re as surprised as you are.

Lily:  Well, I guess we’d better go. I am so sorry for making you lose your train of thought in class today.

Jessica:  It’s OK. It happens. But don’t let it happen again.

Lily:  OK. I promise! Bye.

Jessica:  Bye, guys.

Lily:  Dude, I like her!

 

Grammar Point

Go Super to learn "Comparing Quality" from this lesson Go Super!

Quizzes

Go Super to take Quiz Go Super!

 

Lesson MP3

Go Super to download full lesson MP3 Go Super!

Go to the TOEFL® page >

Discussion

Go Super to Listen Go Super!

Jessica is teaching a quiet yoga class, but she keeps getting interrupted. First Marni arrives late, then Rafael, and then Lily. They don’t mean to make Jessica forget what she was saying, but it keeps happening, over and over! Even though Jessica loses her train of thought, it doesn’t seem to bother her.

When the class is finished, Lily, Marni and Rafael tell Jessica how much they enjoyed it. They all think she’s a great yoga teacher, and they tell her so. Rafael asks about his first day and what time he should arrive. Lily and Marni tell him that not only do they plan to come to Rafael’s first class, but Jeff’s coming, too. Rafael could not be more surprised.

Is it easy for you to lose your train of thought? What makes that happen?

 

Comments

Log in to Comment

xiaojun12

Albania

20180711 junda


ralph lauren pas cherugg bootsfurla handbagsyeezy boostfingerlings monkeytag heuer watchesair huaracheair jordan shoescanada goose outletmulberry bagspandora charmskappa clothingcheap jerseysnike foamposite76ers jerseyschicago blackhawks jerseysmichael kors outletbulls jerseyscazal sunglassesnike outletkate spade outletlongchamp outletpolo ralph laurenferragamo outletcoach outletrockets jerseystrue religion jeansreebok outlet storecanada goose outletair jordan release datesoakley sunglassesray ban sunglassesbarcelona jerseychristian louboutin outletpandora charmspalladium bootscoach outlet onlinesoccer shoessuns jerseyspandora outlethawks jerseysray ban sunglassesoakley sunglassescheap jordanscanada goose jacketsoakley sunglassescoach outletugg outletswarovski outletecco shoesguess factorysaucony shoesgentle monster sunglasseschampion clothingcanada goose jacketspandora charmsadidas ukwizards jerseysnike shoesgucci outletyeezy boost 350pandora charmscoach outletralph lauren outletadidas wingscanada goose jacketscanada goose jacketscoach outlettrue religion jeanstoms shoesprada handbagscheap snapbacksharden shoesle coq sportif shoespandora charmspolo ralph laurencoach outlet onlinecheap jordanscanada goose jacketscoach outletcanada goose outletbalenciaga sneakersair more uptempolongchamp handbagsjimmy choo sunglassesoakley sunglassespolo ralph laurencoach outlet onlineburberry outletbalmain jeansmichael korscanada goose jacketscanada goosemichael kors outletcheap jordansmulberry bagslinks of londonoff whitemichael kors outletnuggets jerseyspolo outletpolo ralph laurenpistons jerseysdsquared2 jeansair max 90canada goose outletcoach outletugg bootsnobis outletcoach outletjordan shoestrue religion jeansralph lauren polo shirtskevin durant jerseysindianapolis colts jerseystory burch outletsalomon shoesugg outletcanada goose jacketsmichael kors outlettrue religion outletmichael kors outletlouboutin shoesmulberry handbagstrue religion outletfitflops sale clearanceadidas outletcanada goose outletkate spade outletvan cleef & arpels jewelrypandora charmskobe 9nike blazer pas chertrue religion jeansgivenchy jewelrysupra shoestrailblazers jerseyskate spade outletcheap nhl jerseysair force 1canada goose jacketsugg outletnba jerseysgolden state warriors jerseysdenver broncos jerseysfitflops outletmichael kors outlettrue religion ukchristian louboutin outletair jordan 4ugg outletmichael kors outlethermes birkinpandora charms sale clearancefossil watchesnike factory outletmagic jerseysmichael kors handbagsisabel marant shoesfila shoescheap jordansnike pegasusmichael korswellensteyn jacketsray ban sunglasseskyrie 4michael kors ukmichael kors handbagsasics shoesmontblanc pensugg outletair huarachechelsea jerseyjazz jerseysmichael kors outletjordan shoescoach outlet store onlinemichael kors walletsugg outletcanada goose outletuggs outletgucci outletkobe shoesubiq shoestrue religion jeanspacers jerseysmichael kors outletchloe outletnike storekevin durant shoesmichael kors handbagsair jordan 3harry winston jewelrymishka clothingugg outletundefeated clothingadidas crazymichael korsherve leger outletmichael kors outletlakers jerseyscheap jordanschristian louboutin shoescoach outletgivenchy handbagsray ban sunglassesnike roshenike air maxbasketball jerseysmichael kors outletjordan shoesugg outletcoach outlet onlinepolo ralph laurenbape clothingstuart weitzman shoesbucks jerseysbally shoesraptors jerseysswarovski crystalralph lauren poloair jordan 12fitflops sale clearanceair max 95y3 shoessoccer jerseysvalentino outletchristian louboutin outletfitflopsjordan shoesralph lauren polo shirtsgucci handbagspandora jewelryhermes outletmichael kors outletbasketball shoesair max 97michael kors outletfreshjive clothingcoach handbagsalife clothingfutbol baratascoach outletkd 10 eliteoakley sunglassespolo ralph laurenair max 90simulation shoessuicoke sandalscheap jordansmichael kors outletugg bootschrome hearts outletmichael kors outletugg outlethornets jerseysstephen curry shoespandora jewelrysan antonio spurs jerseysjordan shoesed hardy clothingferragamo outletbvlgari jewelrytrue religion jeansmoncler outletmichael kors outletmulberry outletreal madrid jerseykaren millen dressesswarovski crystalugg outletscanada goose outletcheap jordanstrue religion outletmoncler jacketschloe sunglassesscanada goose outletcoach factory outletbirkenstock outletuggscanada goose outletoakley sunglassesmerrell shoeslongchamp bagslongchamp pas cherjimmy choo shoesgiuseppe zanotti outletferragamo outletkate spade outletnike storelongchamp handbagspolo ralph laurenpolo ralph laurencoach canadaclippers jerseysferragamo outletburberry outletchristian louboutin outletlacoste polo shirtspandora jewelrynfl jersey wholesaleuggs outletnike air max 2015cheap jordansmichael kors outletcoach outlet onlinemulberry handbagscheap jordansminnetonka outletkate spade outletbarbour jacketsfred perry polo shirtsoakley sunglasses wholesaletory burch outletsoccer jerseystoms shoessupreme ukconverse shoescanada goose outlettory burch outletkate spade outletfitflops salechristian louboutin shoesoakley sunglasseslight up shoesswarovski outletferragamo shoestoms shoeskd 9coach outletnike store uktory burch outletbulgari jewelrymichael kors outletcheap jerseyscanada goose outletaudemars piguet watchesmichael kors outletuggs outlettrue religion outletkate spade outlettrue religion jeansugg outlettrue religion jeansmulberry outletpolo ralph laurenjordan shoesthunder jerseyshuf clothingmichael kors outlet onlinenike revolutionpandora charmscoach outletmichael kors outletjordan shoesnhl jerseysmoncler jacketsisabel marant outletcanada goose outletkate spade outletcoach outletmichael korscanada goose coatsuggs outletugg boots clearancenike air force 1pandora charmsoakley sunglassesmiu miu handbagsunder armour outletugg bootsmcm outletmichael kors handbagsuggs outletcanada goose outletmulberry handbagsmichael korscanada goose outletbirkenstock sandalsugg outletmbt shoesbelstaff jacketspolo ralph laurenstussy clothingjames harden jerseysugg bootsuggs outletmichael kors outletpolo shirtscoach outletmichael kors outletnfl jerseys wholesaleoakley sunglassesoakley sunglassescartier jewelrymac makeupmalone souliersray ban sunglassesair max ukoakley sunglassesfitflops sale clearancetory burch outletray ban sunglassespolo ralph laurenugg outletcoach outlet onlinepuma outletjordan shoeslacoste soldesfitflops shoesjeep shoesgrizzlies jerseysray ban outletmichael kors outlettory burch outletadidas nmdbrequet wathesprada shoesugg outletmichael kors outletcalvin klein jeansoakley sunglasses wholesalecoach outletair jordan shoesray ban sunglassesuggs outletkate spade outletcanada goose outletdansko shoescleveland cavaliers jerseylongchamp handbagsadidas trainerspandora charmsarmani exchangealexander mcqueen shoescarrera sunglassescanada goose jacketsmoncler outletray ban sunglassesair max 2017canada goose outletnew balance shoesburberry outletjack wolfskincavaliers jerseyslakers jerseysknicks jerseystrue religion jeansgolden goose sneakersmanolo blahnik outletcoach outletlongchamp soldesupreme clothingair jordan 4dolce and gabbanamarc jacobs outletpolo outletfive fingers shoesfitflops saleswarovski outletkobe bryant shoeschristian louboutin outletlongchamp outlethouston texans jerseysbrequet wathespandora charmsralph lauren polo shirtslongchamp soldepolo outletcoach factory outletsan francisco 49ers jerseysnets jerseysjordan 32coach outlet onlinecanada goose jacketsmichael kors outletburberry outletcoach outlet onlinenike outletcheap mlb jerseyschrome hearts outletcheap jordansair max 9010 deep clothingkevin durant shoesnike air max 90baltimore ravens jerseysworld cup jerseysnba jerseysjordan shoesg-star jeansmichael kors handbagsray ban sunglassesfendi handbagskate spade outletpandora charmsheat jerseyspolo outletcoach outlet onlinekate spade outletchristian louboutin outletray ban sunglassescoach outletnike shoeslebron james shoesadidas nmdpolo ralph laurenjerseys from chinakeen shoespolo outlettrue religion jeansa bathing apecanada goose jacketskate spade outletarcteryx jacketcolumbia sportswearmanchester united jerseyysl outletair jordan retrotory burch outlethermes outletugg boots clearancecoach outlet onlineugg bootswarriors jerseyscheap jordanslongchamp handbagscheap football shirtspandora outletdenver broncos jerseysswarovski outletchristian louboutin outletlouboutin pas chernba jerseysnike roshe onevans shoescoach outletmichael kors outletmizuno running shoesmavericks jerseyscheap nfl jerseyscanada goose outletreebok trainersray ban sunglassespolo ralph laurentory burch outletcoach outletray ban sunglassescheap jordanscanada goose outletmulberry handbagsnike prestocanada goose parkaprada sunglassescoach outletcanada goose jacketsceltics jerseyspandoraugg outletmichael kors outletmichael kors outletnhl jerseysmichael kors outletpelicans jerseysnike shoestods outletcheap mlb jerseyspolo ralph laurenmoncler outletmichael kors outlet onlineadidas outletcoach outletmichael kors outletlongchamp pliagemont blanc pensvisvim shoesdior outletferragamo shoeschopard jewelrytrue religion jeansbcbg dressescoach outletgucci outletair max 90ray ban sunglassesoakley sunglassesdiesel jeansbottega veneta outletbalenciaga sneakerstimberwolves jerseyshermes beltprada outletcheap jordanschristian louboutin outletmoncler outletdc shoesclarks shoesadidas soccer shoescoach factory outletkings jerseysgucci outletcoach handbagsspurs jerseysferragamo outletfootball shirtscanada goose outletfitflopsoakley sunglassesoakley sunglassescoach outletlongchamp outletyeezy boostcamel shoes

11:49 PM Jul 10 2018 |

johanseena

United Kingdom

Really great post, Thank you for sharing This knowledge.Excellently written article, if only all bloggers offered the same level of content as you, the internet would be a much better place. Please keep it up!


Buy dissertations online

10:47 PM Dec 06 2017 |

susan23

susan23

India

I am thrilled to have google play gift card online for my google play store preium apps and this website http://gplaycodes.com/ make me helpful for get without any payment. 

09:53 PM Aug 12 2017 |

CameronHely

Pakistan

Lesson in the language of the english is very important dissertation assistance and beneficial. It is the international level of the langue and all lessons in this language are taught and comprehended.

08:10 AM Apr 24 2016 |

sireeshasiree77

India

I am also in same boat, if i vl do one work at home or office meanwhile if somebody call me i vl lose my train of thought. Sometimes if i wanna do some imp work at office as i get distracted by personal matters i lose of my train of thought. There are some moments are like dat

05:54 AM May 05 2014 |

S&W

S&W

China

Once i didn’t sleep well ,i was easy to lose my train of thought.No matter how hard i try i can’t pick it back,That’s suck

05:49 PM Apr 29 2014 |

1 person likes this

macielmarcel

Brazil

Oddly enough my own thoughts make me lose my train of thought sometimes, I mean, when I’m focusing on something important, somewhat boring though, I tend to get totally distracted by other thoughts which are more fun.


On the other hand, when it comes to doing something that I think is fun, more enthusiastic, I never get distracted, never lose my train of thought…well maybe just a little bit!!! :-) 

05:15 PM Apr 29 2014 |

1 person likes this

Programmer_Studio

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Yesterday I watched football game in person.

02:07 PM Apr 29 2014 |

1 person likes this

cmoriwaki

United States

Absolutely, it is the telephone ringing. It makes easily to lose my train of though. I work at home; I typed something on PC. Then telephone ringing and answering, as soon as, I forget what I have typed. Unfrotunately, the telephone is often sales for former leader. It is little bit stresful matter for me.


01:52 PM Apr 29 2014 |

1 person likes this

Nezaket

Azerbaijan

İ often lose my train of thought. but after a while it is ok..

01:47 PM Apr 29 2014 |

1 person likes this

Nasrin1

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

 regards  my experinces to lose a train of thought is much more terrible for a teacher who is into middle of  her or his teaching process.

10:09 AM Apr 29 2014 |

2 people like this

wael alattarSuper Member!

Saudi Arabia

One thing I do when I lose my train of thought…. Just forget it and it will show up again when you are not stressed about it… 

03:04 AM Apr 29 2014 |

Daninha

Daninha

Mexico

I was really inspired to write a comment but then I lost my train of thought.

08:11 PM Apr 28 2014 |

Eric_

Eric_

China

@AryelLanes    relax,buddy….:)

07:23 PM Apr 28 2014 |

AryelLanes

AryelLanes

Brazil

I hate it when it happens! There are moments when you’re literally concentrated in what you’re doing and bam! Someone suddenly shows up and throws you off! That sucks…

10:35 AM Apr 28 2014 |

Likes (24):

See all >

Share this lesson:

  • Share on Facebook
  • Share on Bebo
  • Share on Myspace
  • Share on Twitter
  • Email this to a friend
  • Share on Sina

Post Ebaby! lessons on your blog:

Ebaby! Cast