Presentation on theme: "Famous/Infamous/Notorious Famous - to be well known for favorable reasons. Chase Utley is a famous baseball player for the Phillies. Infamous and notorious."— Presentation transcript:
Famous/Infamous/Notorious Famous - to be well known for favorable reasons. Chase Utley is a famous baseball player for the Phillies. Infamous and notorious - to be well known for unfavorable reasons. These words are interchangeable. Milli Vanilli is infamous/notorious for having lip synced their entire routine during a concert.
Farther/Further Farther - refers to distance After reaching the finish line in the 5K, Mr. Berger could not go any farther. Further - refers to a degree or extent This topic will be covered further in tomorrow’s lecture.
Flammable/Inflammable/Nonflammable Flammable and Inflammable BOTH mean something that will burn easily and quickly. The pile of oily rags was highly (in)flammable and probably was the cause of the fire. Nonflammable - something that will not burn. The pile of sand is nonflammable
Flaunt/Flout Flaunt - means ostentatious display, showy The rapper flaunted his jewelry in his videos, especially his diamond-crusted watch. Flout - to express scorn for, to scoff Many drivers flout the speed limit by driving too fast.
Foreword/Forward Foreword - refers to introductory remarks preceding the text in a book. The Nobel Prize-winning physicist was chosen to write the foreword for the textbook. Forward - means moving toward a point ahead, eager to send or advance. The running back kept the ball moving forward.
Forward, NOT Forwards Use FORWARD exclusively. FORWARDS is not a word!!!
Formally/Formerly Formally - in a manner established through customs or rules We were dressed formally for the prom. Formerly - previously Muhammad Ali was formerly known as Cassius Clay.
Former Student/Graduate NEVER say former Graduate! You can be a former student, but not a former graduate. Your student status can change, but your graduate status never will.
Gentlemen and Ladies vs. Men and Women Man/Woman is a fact, Gentleman/Lady is an opinion All of the US Presidents were men. Whether they were all gentlemen is up for debate. Therefore, use Ladies/Gentlemen sparingly.
Good /Well Good - an adjective He is a good athlete and earned three varsity letters. Well - an adverb He throws the ball as well as anyone I’ve ever seen.
Gorilla/Guerrilla Gorilla - an animal We saw the gorillas in the zoo. Guerrilla - a member of a small group of fighters that use surprise tactics. The insurgent militia used guerrilla warfare to defeat the nation’s army.
How to format teleprompter trouble
Guidelines Make sure your stories are typed Double-Spaced ALL CAPS Use ARIAL or TNR font Use only familiar Abbreviations MR. MRS. F-B-I, C-I-A, Y-M-C-A, Type QUOTE- Don’t use “ “ “ “ “ “
Numbers Spell out “One” to “Ten” Use numbers for Use a combination of both for all large numbers Three hundred 35: (335) 52 Thousand: (52,000)
Days/Dates Use the day of the week (within a week) If earlier/later than a week always use this format: February 28-TH For years, always use digits
In-class today Work with a partner to peer-review each others stories from the night before Type YOUR story (from yesterday, due today) up using the correct teleprompter format Write five additional new stories: :15 :30 That’s only 220 words! Due at the end of class tomorrow!