activity 1: Define each word using a dictionary. Show whether it is a verb, noun etc
Essentially pertaining to or constituting the essence of a thing. adjective
Particles a minute portion, piece, fragment, or amount; a tiny or very small bit: noun
There in or at that place adverb
Vitamin any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism, found in minute amounts in natural foodstuffs or sometimes produced synthetically: deficiencies of vitamins produce specific disorders. noun
Temperature a measure of the warmth or coldness of an object or substance with reference to some standard value. The temperature of two systems is the same when the systems are in thermal equilibrium. noun
Carbon dioxide,a measure of the warmth or coldness of an object or substance with reference to some standard value. The temperature of two systems is the same when the systems are in thermal equilibrium. noun
Methane a colorless, odorless, flammable gas, CH 4 , the main constituent of marsh gas and the firedamp of coal mines, obtained commercially from natural gas: the first member of the methane, or alkane, series of hydrocarbons. noun
Nitrous oxide a chemical gas that is also a greenhouse gas noun
Intricately having many interrelated parts or facets; entangled or involved. adjective
Irreversibly not reversible; incapable of being changed. adjective
Group 3 words:
Antarctica, Expedition, Recommendation, Researcher, Stationed, Territory, Conditional, Alliance, Specialised , Accommodate
Define 5 words using a dictionary. Show whether it is a verb, noun etc. Antarctica- a freezing cold land mass that is used for research. (noun) Researcher- a scientist that goes out to find research. (adjective) recommendation- anything that serves to recommend a person or thing.(noun) accommodate- to do a kindness or a favor to; oblige; to accommodate a friend.
For each word in your list that can be made a plural, show how the spelling changes, and the rule used to change that word. recommendation: recommendations. all you do is add an s. researcher: researchers. you just add an s territory: territories. instead of an s you add a ies. alliance: alliances. you add an s.
Following on from our lesson the other week, put the following sound twins (homophones) into a correct sentence:
• There, their, they’re: there is the fan. their cat is stripy. they’re enjoying themselves
• To, too, two: I’m going to the pool. there are too many people here. i am two years old.
• Fare, fair: my skin is fair. are these teams fair?
• Where, wear, we’re: where are you going? i’m going to wear a black dress. we’re going to the pool
• Practice, practise: I need to go to basketball practise. i went to the medical practice to see a doctor.
Due: 14/11/14 (friday)