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Unit 1 Lesson 2 14/ 10/ / 10 / 2008 Learning Tools
15/ 10 /1429 Unit: 1 Lesson: 2 Yes, I do. Yes, I have. No, I haven’t.
Because the words are listed in alphabetical order.
Dictionary Skills 15/ 10 /1429 Unit: 1 Lesson: 2
When you read, you can often guess the meanings of new words. Sometimes, however, you need to use a dictionary. In a dictionary, an entry gives information about a word. The sample and the descriptions below explain the parts of an entry.
1. Guide words - guide words help you find
15/ 10 / Unit: 1 Lesson: 2 1. Guide words - guide words help you find the word you want to look up. There are two boldface guide words at the top of each page. The guide word on the right is the last boldface entry on that page.
15/ 10 / Unit: 1 Lesson: 2 2. Entry word - An entry word is the word that you look up in the dictionary. Entry words are printed in bold. They are listed in an alphabetical order. Words that begin with the same letter are put in an alphabetical order using the second letter. Words that have more than one syllable are divided into syllables by dots.
15/ 10 / Unit: 1 Lesson: 2 3. Pronunciation - The pronunciation shows how the word is said.
15/ 10 / Unit: 1 Lesson: 2 4. Part of speech - The part of speech of the entry word. For example, v. stands for verb.
15/ 10 / Unit: 1 Lesson: 2 5. Definition - This gives the meaning of the word.
15/ 10 / Unit: 1 Lesson: 2 6. Sentence - Sometimes sample sentences are given to show how the word is used or to clarify the meaning. In addition to the above explanation about the use of the dictionary, you need to keep in mind that using a dictionary is a skill. The only way to learn how to use it is by actually using it.
discuss 2 syllables verb 2 definitions
15/ 10 / Unit: 1 Lesson: 2 discuss 2 syllables verb 2 definitions We can discuss the plan for the party Let’s discuss the questions for the exam.
15/ 10 / Unit: 1 Lesson: 2 They have a plan to build a new school. We draw a graph to show the students’ results. Ali organized a visit to the museum. Ahmad summarized a long lesson. Proofread these sentences before sending them. There will be a review of this lesson next week. The topic of the discussion was “football”.
15/ 10 / Unit: 1 Lesson: 2
15/ 10 / Unit: 1 Lesson: 2
21/ 10 /1429 Unit: 1 Lesson: 2 noun 2 noun 1 verb 2 noun 1 noun 1 1
A list of difficult words. noun 1 The words in a book. verb 2 To draw a line under a word. noun 1 A net a spider makes to catch flies. noun 1 A draw that shows how amounts are different adjective 1 Most important noun 1 A plan or new thought
21/ 10 /1429 Unit: 1 Lesson: 2 Underline the words you don’t know.
My main reason for learning English is to get a better job. This book has a lot of pictures but not much text. I’ve got an idea. Let’s go swimming. This graph shows the increase in sales.
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