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  • ENGLISH  4  /  VANTAGE  1         VOCABULARY  AND  FUNCTIONS   ART  AND  LITERATURE       Art  and  literature   EVU  18         Read  out  the  odd  sentences  and  fill  in  the  missing  words.     A   A1   Art  and  the  arts   Literature   1   2   biographies,  drama   nov_____,  poe_____,  sh_____  st_____     A2   Performing  arts   A3   Fine  arts   A4   More  on  arts  and  the  arts   1   2   3   1   2   1   2   3   4   5   6   7     ballet,  cinema   conc___  :  class___/ro___,  country  and  w___   dance,  opera,  theatre   architecture,  ceramics(=  making  pots,  bowls,  etc.)   pain_____,  sc_____   The  arts  (plural)  covers  everything  in  the  network.   Art  (singular,  uncountable)  usually  means  fine  art,  but  can  also  refer  to  technique  and  creativity.   Have   you   read   the   a_____   page   in   the   paper   today?   (=   that   part   of   the   newspaper   that   deals   with   all   the   things  in  the  network  :  literature,  performing  arts,  fine  art(s))   She’s  a  great  art  lover  (=  loves  painting  and  sculpture).   Shakespeare  was  skilled  in  the  a_____  of  p_____  (=  creative  ability).   Ask  Sara  to  help  you  decorate  your  room  –  she’s  very  artistic(=  shows  skill  and  imagination  in  creating  things).   A   w_____   of   a_____   (=   plural   is   w_____   of   art)   is   an   object   made   by   a   skilled   artist   –   typically   a   painting,   drawing  or  statue.     The  phrase  arts  and  crafts  is  used  to  refer  to  the  skills  of  making  objects  such  as  decorations,  jewellery  and   furniture  by  hand.   B   Types  of  art  and  artists   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   This  is  a  sculptor    -­‐  he’s  creating  a  statue  -­‐  his  type  of  art  is  called  sculpture.   This  is  a  p_____  -­‐    she’s  thr_____ing  a  p_____    -­‐  her  type  of  art  is  called  p_____.      This  is  an  architect    -­‐  he’s  designing  a  building    -­‐  his  type  of  art  is  called  architecture.    An  ab_____  pai_____  involves  shapes  and  colours  rather  than  im_____  of  real  people  or  things.   A  portrait  is  a  painting  of  a  person.   A  l_____  is  a  painting  of  a  scene  in  the  countryside.   A  still  life  is  a  painting  of  a  set  of  objects  that  do  not  move,  usually  fruit  or  flowers.   An  or_____  painting  is  one  produced  by  the  painter  him/herself  rather  than  a  copy  or  repr_____.      
  • ENGLISH  4  /  VANTAGE  1         VOCABULARY  AND  FUNCTIONS   ART  AND  LITERATURE       Art  and  literature   EVU  18       C   Literature   1   Jacquie   O’Donnell   is   one   of   the   country’s   most   popular   novelists   (=   people   who   write   long   stories   about   imaginary   people   and   events,   remember   a   novel   is   typically   at   least   150   pages   long;   anything   shorter   is   a   short  story).   She  has  written  a  s_____  (=  set  of  books  featuring  the  same  characters)  of  romantic  novels  all  with  a  historical   setti_____  (=  background  for  a  story  or  film).   These   have   all   been   bestsellers   (=   very   popular   books   that   sell   in   large   numbers)   although   the   critics   (=   people   whose   job   it   is   to   give   their   opinion   of   something,   typically   books   that   sell   in   large   numbers)  complain   that  her  plots  (=  stories)  are  predictable  and  her  characters  (=  people  in  a  book  or  film)  are  not  very  realistic.     Her  cousin,  Pamela  Smith,  is  a  more  lit_____  (=  serious  rather  than  popular)  writer  and  her  books  tend  to  get   better  rev_____  (  =  what  the  critics  write)  although  they  do  not  sell  so  well.   Both   writers   have   a   novel   which   will   be   ready   for   publication   (=   making   something   available   in   a   printed   form)  later  this  year;  they  will  also  be  available  to  download  as  e-­‐books.     We   have   received   advance   c_____   of   both   novels   and   it   is   interesting   to   compare   the   opening   p_____   (=   short   piece   of   text)   from   Smith’s   latest   book   with   an  e_____   (=   part   of   a   book   chosen   to   be   used   in   an   article   or  for  discussion)  from  the  chapter  of  0’Donnell’s.   2   3   4   5   6