Give adjectives according to explanations. giving or ready to give freely g____________ providing help or always being willing to help others h____________ feelings or mood changing quickly m____________ easily frightened t_____________ enerous elpful oody imid
with one's mind firmly made up d____________ fond of talking t_____________ strong-willed or determined s_____________ dependable r_____________ etermined alkative trong-minded eliable
generous talkative moody timid determined fill in the blanks 1. When you talk to my cousin, Tommy, I am sure your topic will never dry up because he is quite fond of talking That is to say my cousin is ________. talkative 2. He is not mean with his money but willing to share or ready to give others freely. So he is ________. generous 3. It is difficult to get on well with Mr. Smith because his feeling or mood is always changing quickly. So Mr. Smith is ________. moody
4. He is so ______ that he quite easily got frightened. 5. Don’t waste time to persuade him to give up his plan he has make the decision firmly. So he is a __________ person. timid determined generous talkative moody timid determined
At first, when I saw my best friend start to spend time with new friend, I was jealous. But now I am more open-minded because I have new friends to spend time with. Talk with your partner Yes. I noticed that sometimes you were moody at the beginning of last term. However, I’m pleased to see that you are much more cheerful these days.
positive adjectives negative adjectives
Can you divide them into different circles positive negative generous dishonest narrow-minded impolite helpful reliable warm-hearted honest friendly stubborn bad-tempered boring
Read these pairs of adjectives pay attention to their meanings Group 1 strong-minded---determined shy timid (easily get frightened) friendly------kind happy-----cheerful Tip: Having the same or similar meanings
Group 2 hard-working lazy generous-----selfish talkative quiet polite------rude Tip :Having the opposite meanings
Words that have the same or similar meanings-- synonyms Words that have the opposite meanings--- antonyms
synonyms 1.brave______ b. courageous a. hard-working 2.clever_______ c. smart 3.reliable______ f. dependable 4.diligent______ 5.polite_______ d. good-mannered 6.boring_______ e. dull 7.gentle_______ h. mild8.rude ________ g. bad-mannered b c f a d e h g Test yourself
Once upon a time, there was an old king who had a daughter and a son. When he was dying, he still has the problem that who should be chosen to be inheritor. His daughter was beautiful,smart, open- minded, self-confident, well-mannered, good –tempered, polite, modest, strong-minded and generous, which are the right personalities for a wise King.
However, his son was on the very opposite. According to the tradition, his son, the prince should be the future King. But …… …… ?
, smart, open-minded, self-confident, well- mannered, good – tempered, polite, modest, strong-minded and generous ？ Can you describe the personalities of the prince
What decision would you make if you were the old king?
, smart, open-minded, self-confident, well- mannered, good – tempered, polite, modest, strong-minded and generous ？ Can you describe the personalities of the prince stupid, narrow- minded, unconfident, bad-mannered, bad- tempered, impolite, arrogant, weak, mean
generous It is ___________ of someone who contributes his money to those who need it. The two players were both______________ when they were fighting for the football. bad-tempered
The boy looks _______ before the camera. cheerful The________ girl hides behind her father. timid
She is as _______ as a mule. stubborn Some people are ________. Once they begin talking, they won ’ t stop. talkative
On the left of a smiling face, there is a______ one. moody In reality, we ’ d better be ___________. open-minded
Translation 1 心胸狭窄的人很难相处。 2 布莱克很慷慨而他的妻子却很吝啬。 3 中华民族是一个勤劳、勇敢、友好的民族。 4 杰克曾经是一个活泼开朗的人，但自从他的父亲去世后，他变得 很沉默。 5 我们不应该妒忌别人的成功。 1 It is difficult to get along with the narrow-minded persons. 2 Black is very generous while his wife is very mean. 3 The Chinese Nation is hard-working, brave and friendly. 4 Jack used to be cheerful and easygoing. But since his father's death, he has been quiet. 5 We should not be jealous about others' success.
Homework 1 Parts A&B on page 19 of the Great English Class. 2 Review words describing personality.