Folk Tales - Unit 2 Module 1

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Folk Tales - Unit 2 Module 1

  1. 1. Folk Tales<br />Word Builder (adj. + prep.):<br />(adj. + prep.)ExamplesCurious aboutThe guests were curious about the people of the town.Worried aboutHe was worried about the difficult questions.Famous forJuhha was famous for answering difficult questions.Pleased for/with- His wife was very pleased for him.- The teacher was pleased with her students' performance in class.Interested inThe people were interested in the visitors.Afraid ofJuhha was not afraid of such difficult question.Happy for/with- The parents were happy for their daughter's success. - She's happy with her new computer.Sorry for/about- We're sorry for being late.- I'm sorry about losing your book.Nervous aboutI'm a bit nervous about that exam.Different fromThe novel is a bit different from the movie.Fond ofI'm very fond of my younger sister.Bad atMy sister was quite bad at English when she was at school.<br />Sentence Builder - The (–ing) adjective after a noun:<br />The governor ordered the servant. He was standing by the door.<br />He was standing by the door.The governor ordered the servant.<br />The governor ordered a servant standing by the door.NounAdj.<br />Examples:<br />It was great to see the plane. It was landing at the airport.It was great to see the plane landing at the airport.<br />There were thousands of film fans. They were waiting to meet the actor.There were thousands of film fans waiting to meet the actor.<br />I saw a beautiful yacht. It was sailing on the water.I saw a beautiful yacht sailing on the water.<br />

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