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Topic: Vocabulary learning Presenter: Wang Caihong Jiashan Middle School
Play a word game act activity actually actua l actor action activate actressactive enac t.... So intresting! enactio n
Ways of learning vocabulary
Unit4 Earthquakes quake + earth earthquake
Tangshan 1976Wenchuan 2008
Do you know these natural disasters? Typhoon Drought Mudflow
Flood Tornado( ) hurricane
Sandstorm Snowslide Tsunami ( )
Which word has the similar form to earthquake? sandstorm mudflow snowslide slide We call this kind of words compond words
The characterstics of compond words 1. It includes two words. 2. The meaning of the compond word comes from the two words in it.
Read the passage, find out the compond words An earthquake were happening in the countryside of northeast Hebei. This natural disaster destroyed everything in the city and made the city lay in ruins.
Water in the wells rose and fell. Bright lights in the sky. Deep cracks in well walls. They also heard water pipes burst and cracked. Before earthquake Some strange things were happening:
Find out Well Water in the wells rose and fell. 1.Deep cracks are in the well walls. 2.Water pipes burst and cracked. Bright lights are in the sky. crack light One word class conversed into another word class(
The characteristics of conversion words Learn a new meaning of an old word
Read the passage, find out conversion words Before earthauake, farmers noticed that water in the wells rose and fell, rose and fell. The well walls had deep cracks in them. Bright lights can be seen in the sky. People in the city also heard water pipes burst and cracked.
A natural disaster came natural nature Other examples: person personal culture cultural nation national suffixes
like dislike important unimportant happy unhappy possible impossible Prefixes Notice
The characteristics of derivation words By adding prefixes or suffiexes to a word, we learn new words
While, people thought little of these things. Suddenly, the earthquake happened. It destoryed everything in the city. The railway tracks were useless, thousands of people were homeless. What a big disaster! Read the passage, find out derivation words
Summing up 1. Through the combination of the two words, we can get a new word. 2. From an old word, we can learn the new meaning of the word. 3. By adding a prefix or a suffix to a word, we can get the meaning of a new word.
Homework Read the text and find out which word is compond word, which word is conversion, and which word is derivation. Have a try!