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1. Từ vựng về Daily Routine

- an early bird (idiom) = an early riser (noun phrase): người thức dậy sớm

- wake up (phrasal verb): thức giấc

- stay up late (phrasal verb): đi ngủ muộn

- indulge in (doing) something (verb): nuông chiều bản thân với cái gì

- feel alive (verb phrase): cảm thấy sống động

- a night owl (noun phrase): cú đêm

- hit the sack (idiom): đi ngủ

- lie in (phrasal verb): ngủ nướng

- take gentle exercise (verb phrase): tập thể dục nhẹ nhàng

- feel refreshed (verb phrase): cảm thấy sảng khoái

- productive (adj): (làm việc) năng suất

- wrinkle (noun): nếp nhăn

- a myriad of something (noun): nhiều cái gì

- spontaneously (adv): làm gì một cách tự phát

- a means to do something (noun): một cách để đạt được điều gì

- get the right work-life balance (verb phrase): có được sự cân bằng giữa công việc và cuộc sống

- adjust to something (verb): điều chỉnh để phù hợp với cái gì

- let one’s hair down (idiom): thư giãn

- distraction (noun): sự sao nhãng

- increase productivity (verb phrase) = increase work efficiency (verb phrase): tăng năng suất công việc

- on top of that (idiom): bên cạnh đó

- trigger something (verb): gây ra cái gì

- trial and error (idiom): phép thử và sai

2. Các câu hỏi thường gặp về Daily Routine

What is the busiest part of the day for you?

Personally, my hands always seem to be tied (or I am always up to my neck at the moment. There’s not a specific part of the day where I can let my hair down. There’s always something that keeps me occupied.

What part of your day do you like best?

For me, I enjoy the evening more than the rest of the day. I love the feeling of putting my feet up after completing the tasks that needed to be done. I feel I can fully relax and have a clear mind whilst spending my quality time with my family.

What is your daily routine?

- Well, I am an early riser (= a morning person) so my day begins around 6.30 AM. The first thing in my mind is indulging in my morning coffee. After that, I feel alive and can carry on with my day. Whilst I get ready, I love listening to my favourite interviews of Emma Watson.

- Well, my day usually begins at 6.30 AM. After I have my morning work out and breakfast. Lunch time is usually falls at 12 PM. After lunch, the time at work seems to fly by. And I finish work at 5 PM, have dinner around 7 PM and hit the sack at 11 PM.

Do you usually have the same routine everyday?

The only difference is on Sunday. Instead of waking up early, I tend to have a lie-in and stay cooped up in my warm blanket for as long as possible and watch the world goes by.

Have you ever changed your routine?

No, because I don’t feel the need to change it. I am happy with how day pans out (= how it happens). I feel I have enough sleep overnight and fell full of beans in the morning. I also get a sufficient amount of free time after work if I want to see my friends or go shopping, you know. 

Do you think it is important to have a daily routine?

Having a daily routine plays a vital/crucial role in my life. However, some people seem to get on perfectly fine without one. So, I think it really depends/

What would you like to change in your day routine?

Well, I am very content with my routine at the moment. The only thing that gets on my nerves / stresses me out is the sheer volume of traffic I encounter on the way home on a daily basis. So finishing work just one hour earlier would put the icing on the cake (= put the cherry on the top)!

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