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  • 1.     How wide is your vocabulary? How many words can you define? Do you know words that are difficult enough for your age? Are you smarter than a fifth grader?
  • 2.     Form 8 groups Guess the word by jumbling the letters Write your answer on the board Any more questions?
  • 3. • GMOS • • Y POT • • Typo IAALLNV • • SMOG vanilla KILE • like
  • 4. • EIMRAD • • OEZR • • zero HCMPA • • admire champ TENINEZ • netizen
  • 5.  What did you observe with the words…  Like and Admire  Typo and Champ  Vanilla and Zero  Smog and Netizen
  • 6.  Are you familiar with the words…  CLINE  CLIPPED WORDS  FOREIGN WORDS  PORMANTEAU WORDS
  • 7. WITH THESE QUESTIONS IN MIND, LET US PROCEED WITH OUR DISCUSSION 
  • 8.    Cline of vocabulary means 'gradations of meanings‘ It is reflected in the different words that can be used, or are used, to refer to a particular idea or concept. It is comparable to steps on a stair
  • 9. EXPENSIVE PRICEY REASONABLE INEXPENSIVE CHEAP
  • 10.       Fond Like Crush Infatuated Admire Love
  • 11. WHAT ARE CLIPPED WORDS? To clip something is to cut something, therefore making it shorter. A clipped word is a word shortened by common use. Clipped words are favored because they are easier to spell.
  • 12.    ad – advertisement dorm – dormitory flu - influenza
  • 13.  Photo  photograph  Memo  memorandum  Sub  submarine
  • 14.  Taxicab  cab,  taxi Tuxedo  tux  Luncheon  Lunch
  • 15.   What are foreign words? words which have been borrowed from other languages but have become part of our day to day English vocabulary.
  • 16. COMMONLY USED ENGLISH WORDS OF INDIAN ORIGIN Bungalow Cheetah Pyjama Guru Jungle Khaki Loot
  • 17. TEN COMMONLY USED ENGLISH WORDS OF ARABIAN ORIGIN Algebra Assassin Harem Mattress Safari Sofa Sultan Sherbet Tariff Zero
  • 18. Chi Chow Feng Shui Gung Ho Ketchup Kung Fu Lychee Silk Tea Tofu Banana Chimpanzee Cola Dengue Jamboree Jumbo Mumbo Jumbo Voodoo Zebra Zombie Adios Cigar Guerrilla Hurricane Lolita Macho Platinum Ranch Siesta Vanilla Booze Cookie Cruise Decoy Excise Iceberg Measles Smuggler Yacht Yankee
  • 19.   What are Pormanteau Words? Words formed by fusing elements of two other words
  • 20.        Beautility = beauty + utility Bit = binary + digit Blog = web + log Brunch = breakfast + lunch Camcorder = camera + recorder E-commerce = electronic + commerce Email= electronic + mail
  • 21.         Fantabulous= fantastic+ fabulous Hi-tech= high + technology Heliport + helicopter + airport Internet = international + network Interpol- international + police Jackpot= jack + pot Laundromat = laundry + automat Medicare = medical + care
  • 22.  In which groups to these belong?  Like  and Admire cline  Typo  and Champ Clipped words  Vanilla  Foreign words  Smog  and Zero and Netizen Pormanteau Words
  • 23.   Why is it important for a student like you to know these words? Do you believe it will help you study better? How?