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  • Answer these questions as fully as you can. Some questions ask for your own opinions and you should give reasons for your opinions whenever possible.

4. Explain four of the abbreviations in the dictionary extract. (4)

5. Why do people have holidays?

6. What does the word holiday mean to you?

7. What would be your ideal holiday?

8. Would you like to have 52 weeks holiday a year? YES or NO

  • Explain your answer:

9. How did the word “holiday” originate?

10. What is the American word for “holiday”? It begins with a V .

Activity 2 :

To work with words

[lo 6.1]

  • The following words have been taken from the passages you have read so far. Have a closer look at them in order to improve your vocabulary and spelling.

landscape culture cuisine accommodation

recreation tourism potential leisure

abroad resort travel pollution

  • First, arrange these words in alphabetical order.
  • Now break up the words first into syllables and then into morphemes . Your educator will explain the difference.
  • Notice that A, C, L, P, R and T start certain of the above words. Assign each member of your group ONE of these letters.
  • Now, each member of your group should write a detailed dictionary definition of the TWO words beginning with the letter you have been assigned, following the pattern of the dictionary extract in Activity 1.
  • Now use a thesaurus to find a few good synonyms for these words.
  • Put these definitions of your group together to create your group’s own mini dictionary. Reminder : Put in the guide words at the top of your page.


It is a good idea to continue with (or to start NOW) your own A – Z Dictionary and Spelling Book.

Record new words in it, review them, revise them and then use them.

You will be amazed at how quickly your vocabulary will grow!

Activity 3 :

To use a range of different ways to spell unfamiliar words

[lo 6.1.1]

Good SPELLING and PRONUNCIATION are always qualities of a true language expert. It shows the difference between a good and a bad linguist.

  • Look at the following spelling rule: “ i before e , except after c when pronounced ee ?
  • Explain this rule to your group in another way. If nobody in your group can explain the rule clearly, ask your educator.

Write down a word which is spelt according to this rule. .

  • Is the word leisure an exception to this rule? Explain your answer.
  • Indicate whether the following words are exceptions to this rule, or not:
  • Eight, forfeit, achieve, weight, their, receipt, neither, neighbour, conceit, belief
  • Use a dictionary to find the pronunciation and meaning of these words. Practise the pronunciation aloud.

Achieve :

Forfeit :

Weight :

Receipt :

Belief :

Conceit :

  • Write down the words in which the underlined syllables are pronounced the same as the given sound.

l ei sure - n ei ther - n ei ghbour - l e mon - rec ei pt - w ei ght - b e g - d ea d

e sound igh sound ay sound ee sound


Learning outcomes (LOs)

LO 1


The Learner will be able to listen for enjoyment, and respond appropriately and critically in a wide range of situations

Assessment standards(ASs)

We know this when the learner:

1.2 listens actively and carefully for specific information and main ideas, and responds appropriately.

Questions & Answers

How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
How can I make nanorobot?
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
how can I make nanorobot?
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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