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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.

TIP:

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

Assessment

Learning outcomes (LOs)

LO 1

Listening

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

what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
learn
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
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
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
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research.net
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sciencedirect big data base
Ernesto
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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Source:  OpenStax, English home language grade 8. OpenStax CNX. Sep 11, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11041/1.1
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