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Language Focus 1.Word formation (1) review the prefixes un- and en-, and the “dead” suffix –ate Note: Dead suffix means suffix that cannot be used to.

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2 Language Focus 1.Word formation (1) review the prefixes un- and en-, and the “dead” suffix –ate Note: Dead suffix means suffix that cannot be used to form words freely, unlike suffixes “-ful”, “- less”, “-ize”, etc. which are still used to coin new adjectives or verbs. (2) Review all suffixes that indicate a person who does something: -ist -ian -ent/-ant -er/-or/-ar -ese -ess/-ee/- eer

3 (3) adjectives preceded by “the” can be used as nouns to mean the whole group. (4) Examples of verbs changed into nouns when they shift their word stress from the last syllable to the first: Reject, subject, contest, object, digest, project, conflict, convert

4 2. idioms and expressions According toin favor of all manner ofindulge in ambassador toleap on one’s horse apply to on this occasion be sick with the agony refuse point-blankboil with indignation speak ill of sbbristle with prejudices start after sbby the name of take lessons from sbdeal with

5 to close upon sbdo sth just once too often upon returningdrive sb to suicide water under the bridge fight to the deathwith a surge of high hope from a certain standpoint with charity for all in connection with with malice toward in despair within sb’s grasp

6 3. verb + noun collocations Anticipate the tongue-lashing attack one’s opponents arouse hard feelings defeat one’s enemy do the very oppositemake a study end the warpace the floor enrich literatureridicule people fight a duel

7 service a plane/car/printer hold one’s peace teach a lesson impair sb’s usefulness telegraph one’s orders land the plane unleash the attack lose one’s temper wound sb’s pride

8 4. antonyms Adroitfortunebelieve Invaluablecarelessnessluckily cleanoccasionallycompetent profitableconnectionprolong dangerousprovedefeated (army) retreatdefensivereward deftselfishdistressed sensitiveeffectivelysuccess famoustactless

9 5. words and expressions we often confuse Expect; anticipate resentment; anger; indignation favorite; favorable reward; award; prize futile; useless suggest; propose prolong; lengthen suspect; doubt

10 6. sentence patterns (1) I have made as detailed and exhaustive a study of his personality and home life as it is possible for any being to make. (2) what do you suppose Meade did when he read the letter? (3) when dealing with people, let us remember … (4) Benjamin Franklin … was made American Ambassador to France.

11 7. grammar (1) More about comparison (2)adverbs of frequency: never, ever

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