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English first additional language

Grade 5

Module 25

Adverbs and vocabulary

ACTIVITY 1

TO USE LANGUAGE FORMS AND STRUCTURES TO COMMUNICATE ORALLY AND IN WRITING – ADVERBS

[LO 6.2]

ADVERBS

Let’s recap

An adjective describes a - - - -, and an adverb modifies a v - - - , an adj- - - - - and another adv- - -. E.g. He walks slowly. He walks very slowly. He is very sad.

Now, choose an adverb from the puffy cloud. Use it in a sentence (orally).

Select the most suitable adverb from between brackets.

What this word tells us
a. He cuddled the tiny puppy (roughly; tenderly; quickly).
b. A huge bear attacked the tourist (savagely; carefully; weakly).
c. My strong friend lifted the crate (easily; weakly; unhappily).
d. The whale chased the fish (lazily; slowly; hungrily) round the bay.
e. The exhausted crew sailed their yacht (energetically; carelessly; slowly) into the harbour.

So, adverbs tell us

HOW,

WHEN and

WHERE

2.

  1. He ran to the shop _______________ (when).
  2. He ran to the shop ________________ (how).
  3. (When) ___________ I paid all the accounts.
  4. (How) ________ he got off his chair and stomped out of the room.
  5. She ran _____________ (where).

f. I have searched _______________ (where).

3. Complete these sentences by filling in the missing adverbs:

a) Mr Brown grew (how) ________ excited when he saw his formula working.

b) He pressed a large button (how)________________ .

c) _______________ (when) the whole contraption began to shake _______________ (how) and gas began to hiss out of various tubes.

d) Mr Green noticed _______(when) that bubbles were creeping ______ (how) up the inside of the little glass tubes and squirting _______ (how) into the great jar (where) _________ .

4. CAN YOU STILL REMEMBER!

Study the following machine. Give it a name. What does it do?

How does it do what it does?

Complete this table, which describes what this machine does.

The first one has been done for you as an example.

Adjective Noun Verb Adverb
Describe the part Name the part What it does How/when/ where it does it
The black match burns brightly
The
The
The
The
The

ACTIVITY 2

TO USE A DICTIONARY [LO 3.7.1]

TO DEMONSTRATE AN EXPANDING READING VOCABULARY [3.7.2]

THESAURUS . . . . ?

(A thesaurus is a collection of words – all having similar meanings to the word you look up in the dictionary.)

KEY CODE
Noun N
Verb V
Adjective Adj
Adverb Adv
1. Fill these books with words having similar meanings to the word on the spine of the book (synonyms). Refer to the KEY to understand the code given.

2. How quickly can you think of, or find (using the dictionary) words with similar meanings for the following?

  1. mistake __________
  2. proudly __________
  3. ordinary __________
  4. puzzle __________
  5. reply __________

f. searched __________

3. Use these words in simple sentences. Check your answers with your partner!

a.

b.

c.

d.

e.

f.

ACTIVITY 3

TO DEMONSTRATE AN EXPANDING READING VOCABULARY

[LO 3.7.2]

25 words are hidden in this block. They all begin with sh- ! Highlight them and write them down.

H A H S H O V E L S L
T R I H S H G O I P A
S W E E H U S H I P T
H N E P R A H S H E N
O U S H E D O H N R E
U H S E D E C I U E M
L S H R T E K N F W I
D H R D R E C P T O T
E E I S H I N Y O H N
R E N I L E R O H H E
S R K K F L E H S S S

Questions & Answers

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.
Bharti
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
Daniel
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
Maciej
characteristics of micro business
Abigail
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Anassong
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
NANO
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
s.
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.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
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.
Tarell
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.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
NANO
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Harper
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
s.
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
SUYASH Reply
for screen printed electrodes ?
SUYASH
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
Ebrahim
or in general
Ebrahim
in general
s.
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
tahir
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
Cied
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
Damian Reply
China
Cied
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
Porter
many many of nanotubes
Porter
what is the k.e before it land
Yasmin
what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
Cesar
I'm interested in nanotube
Uday
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
what is nano technology
Sravani Reply
what is system testing?
AMJAD
While the American heart association suggests that meditation might be used in conjunction with more traditional treatments as a way to manage hypertension
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Source:  OpenStax, English first additional language grade 5. OpenStax CNX. Sep 22, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10992/1.2
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