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Week One


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Week One

  1. 1. Week 1 Ubec Aymat – Diaz
  2. 2. This vocabulary exercise required you to read the passage (right). Then match the words in the text with their correct definition 30 – 40 minutes
  3. 3. ACTIVITY SCORE allows you to do many vocabulary exercises, such as word confusion. This activity (above) gives a sentence and you have to choose between two words that sound alike, but are spell differently and have a different meaning. 30 – 40 minutes
  4. 4. ACTIVITY RESULTS In this website a word was given with four different definitions to pick from in thirty seconds. 30 – 40 minutes
  5. 5. This website allows you to choose from several different categories. Each category contains ten words that correspond to that particular category. The category I pick was “Where do animals live?” (left). I had to match words such as palace, monastery, kennel, etc. with their correct definition. This was a proverb exercise (right). You had to complete the saying. For example, barking dogs…never bite. 30 – 40 minutes
  6. 6. This vocabulary exercise was a crossword. Definitions were given and one had to type in the correct word. 30 – 40 minutes
  7. 7. This website lets you pick from different categories. “Unique Personalities” was the one I chose. It gives you the list of words with the definition (left) and then you can do the vocabulary in… … conversation or vocabulary follow-up (right). This activities has you use the previous words and match them with the opposite meaning. 30 – 40 minutes
  8. 8. This vocabulary exercise (left) is a simple matching game. I could get the score because your supposed to do it first then check your answers. This activity (right) is true or false. A sentence is given with a bold word. If the word in bold is correctly used in the sentence the sentence is true if it’s incorrect then the answer is false. 30 – 40 minutes
  9. 9. Master Spell Spell Master allows you to better your spelling skills. Better spelling skills better vocabulary. The program would verbally say a word that one would have to spell. Once done with the exercise you can retry the words you got incorrect for half credit. 30 – 40 minutes
  10. 10. Vocabulary Journal <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>ABANDON – forsake </li></ul><ul><li>ABASE – degrade </li></ul><ul><li>ABASHED – embarrassed </li></ul><ul><li>ABATE – make less </li></ul><ul><li>ABDICATE – to give up </li></ul><ul><li>ABERRANT – departing from the norm </li></ul><ul><li>ABERRATION – deviation from correct way </li></ul><ul><li>ABET – encourage </li></ul><ul><li>BABBEL – idle talk </li></ul><ul><li>BACKING – support </li></ul><ul><li>BADGER – pester </li></ul><ul><li>BAFFLE – confuse </li></ul><ul><li>BALDERDASH – nonsense </li></ul><ul><li>BALEFUL – malignant </li></ul><ul><li>BALK – hesitate </li></ul><ul><li>BALLED – sentimental song </li></ul><ul><li>CABINET – group of advisors to the leader of the country </li></ul><ul><li>CACOPHONY – harsh sound </li></ul><ul><li>CADENCE – rhythmical movement </li></ul><ul><li>CAITIFF – cowardly </li></ul><ul><li>CAJOLE – to fool someone with flattering speech </li></ul><ul><li>CAJOLERY – deceptive speech </li></ul><ul><li>CALCULABLE – can be estimated </li></ul><ul><li>CALLOW – unsophisticated </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>CYNICAL - seeing little or no good in other people, believing that people do good things for bad reasons </li></ul><ul><li>ECCENTRIC - having strange, unusual or abnormal habits or tastes </li></ul><ul><li>EGOTISTICAL - thinking too highly of oneself, considering oneself better than others </li></ul><ul><li>IMAGINATIVE - creative, having much imagination </li></ul><ul><li>INDECISIVE - unable to decide quickly, not knowing what choice to make </li></ul><ul><li>PICKY - hard to please, too careful in choosing something </li></ul><ul><li>SENSIBLE - practical, reasonable, something that makes sense </li></ul><ul><li>SENSITIVE - easily feels emotion, easily hurt emotionally can be positive or negative </li></ul><ul><li>SOPHISTICATED - representing high culture, very experienced in life </li></ul><ul><li>THOUGHTFUL - often doing things to make other people feel good </li></ul>