Monday, December 8, 2014
English Vocabulary in English
Even English speakers need to improve their vocabularies.
Here are a few to study and start to use in your everyday speech. One way to remember new words is to create a mind map of words that call this word to mind. Answer the questions, and then go back over these words at least three times. Good luck!
1. Narrative: Noun a story.
Mr. Smith read the class a narrative written by a soldier in the Second World War.
Narrative -- story --- narrative -- first person narrative - narrator
What is a narrative that you have enjoyed reading or listening to?
2. Patriot - Noun - someone who loves and support her or his country.
A great patriot of the American Revolutionary War was Paul Revere.
Name a patriot of your country? What did this person do? When did the person live?
Why do you remember this person?
3. Charisma - Noun - Charm or appeal
Politicians often have charisma, otherwise they wouldn't get elected.
Name a person who has charisma in your city. Does anyone in your family have charisma?
What is the negative of charisma?
4. Ancient - Adjective - from a long time ago.
The remains of Rome are ancient.
What is something ancient that exists in your country?
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