Presentation on theme: "Level F Unit 14 One more to go!!!!"— Presentation transcript:
1 Level F Unit 14 One more to go!!!! Your Task: Think of the most sententious phrase that your parents or teachers ever taught you.Circle the correct form effective/affectiveFix the Pronoun error in one sentence of BERATE. Tell Jerome what you think of his mistake on the lines beside the slide. (get it? Berate him).Complete the RPS
2 AmenableThey will be ____ to your instructions as long as what you say makes sense.Many students feel that our dean is a strict disciplinarian, but I have always found her _______ to reasonable requests.When my stubborn younger brother proved so _____ to the request, I began to suspect his motives.
3 berateHe removed the dog from obedience school when he discovered that they had ______ it too sharply. Fix the Pronoun error in this sentence.You deserve to be severely _____ for your misbehavior during such a solemn ceremony.Instead of constantly _______ the children, why don’t you try to explain quietly and clearly how you expect them to behave?
4 carnageUntil television broadcast film footage of it, the ______ of war was rarely made real for the far-off civilians. (fix the S/V error).The _____ caused on our streets and highways each year by careless driving has become a major national scandal.It is difficult to imagine the _____ that would result from an all out war fought with nuclear weapons.
5 credulousThough he was no dolt, his _____ nature and desire to believe the best in people made him easy to deceive.Vic is so _____ that he actually believed me when I said that I had invented an automatic composition-writing machine.The more _______ you are, the easier it will be to swindle, con, and hoodwink you.
6 criterionShe was disturbed to discover that the _____ for the award was based on style, not substance.Usefulness is not the only ______ for including words in this book, but it is the primary one.The sales manager said she would apply only one _____ to my plan for a new advertising campaign, “Will it sell more mouthwash?”
7 depleteDwelling on all that could go wrong with your project will _____ your energy and courage.My last date turned out to be such an expensive affair that my finds were sadly ______ for the rest of the month.The prolonged drought has so ______ the supplies in our reservoir that we may have to consider rationing water.
8 expatiateWe would like you to ____ on the interesting matters you only touched upon earlier today.Although he ______ fluently on the need for a new community action program, I have yet to see him do anything to bring it about.It’s painful to have to listen to him _______ on his own virtues when I’m dying to give some fascinating details about my own life and accomplishments.
9 extraneousOne handy way to dodge a difficult question is to earnestly begin talking about something ________ to it.Her instructions told me exactly what I wanted to know, without a single ______ detail.My rules for (effective/affective) writing are, “Emphasize what is essential, play down what is secondary, eliminate what is ________.”
10 inceptionHe has worked here quietly and steadily since the firm’s ______ , and knows how to do everyone’s job.At the very _____ of my career, I set the goals and adopted the basic strategies that were to guide me through many years of outstanding success.At the very ____ of his administration, the new President announced a list of the objectives he hoped to accomplish.
11 infirmityWas his deafness an _____ of old age, or a lack of interest in the conversation?One of the many benefits that I derived from my summer job in the new hospital was learning to be patient with people suffering from various types of ______.Few things are more tragic than to see a great mind fall victim to a serious _______.
12 jejuneMy favorite teacher turned history from a _____ study of the distant past to a relevant topic of discussion.You cannot dismiss everything he says as _____ simply because he is young and lacks the experience of the world.“How do you expect your mind to grow when you feed it solely on the ______ pap that comes out of the boob tube?” I asked him pointedly.
13 obdurateVincent Van Gogh was ______ in painting whatever he wished, despite of what sold at the time.What disturbs the coach is not that Tom called the wrong play but he refuses _____ to admit that he made a mistake.In spite of all our efforts to appeal to whatever human sympathies the kidnappers might have, they remained ________.
14 potpourriThe furniture was a _____ of hen-me-downs from my father’s parents and my stepmother’s uncle and aunt.Our reading program this term is a delightful ______of stories, poetry, and drama for many different periods.I think the class show will be much more effective if it has a constant theme running through it, instead of being just a _____ of songs, dances, and sketches.
15 precocious She showed a ________ talent for science. Any child who can read at the age of four must be considered remarkably ________.Given the kinds of tools the ancient Egyptians had to work with, the raising of the pyramids was an extraordinarily ______ work of engineering.
16 sadisticThe Geneva Convention of outlawed torture and _______ treatment of prisoners of war.Although he announces piously how much it hurts him to punish people, I think he takes a _______ pleasure in it.
17 sententiousThe _______ advice, though wise, was too general to help their particular situation.When I asked him why he wasn’t going to the prom, he answered in his usual _____ style, “No dough, no dance!”In his efforts to impress moral principles on the children, he made use of _____ formulas, such as, “To be good, do good”.
18 supplicateHe chose to _________ for mercy not on his own account, but so that his wife would not suffer.Although I ask no special consideration for myself, I am not too proud to ______ on behalf of my children.“The Lord hath heard my ____; the Lord will receive my prayer” --PSALMS
19 tortuousThe cameras had to be portable in order to follow the athletes up the narrow and ______ path to the summit.The stream followed a ________ course as it twisted through the broken countryside.She tried to justify lies she had told us, but I was unable to follow her _______ explanation.
20 turgidThe heavy rains turned the fields swampy and the river ________.The simple and austere prose of the Gettysburg Address stands in start contrast to the _____ and overblown rhetoric of many other 19th century orations.His _____ conversation, with its exaggerated adjectives and far-fetched figures of speech, made me realize once and for all the virtues of simplicity in language.
21 surfeitA _______ of food, drink, and clowning puts Falstaff in disgrace with the king.Wouldn’t you agree that television has been _______ lately with sitcoms and soap operas?I have had my _____ of excuses and evasions; now I want action.
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