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Vocabulary In Use

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Vocabulary In Use

  1. 1. VOCABULARY IN USE QUIZ BY VERÓNICA QUEVEDO REVENGA
  2. 2. <ul><li>How do you pronounce WIND in the sentence “how to wind a bobbin”? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>/wind/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>/waɪnd/ (past & past p wound /waʊnd/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Someone who spends far too much time in front of a computer is a “coach potato” or a “mouse potato”? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A mouse potato </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Which word is pronounced exactly like “air”? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ear </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heir </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>AIDS means: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acquired immune deficiency syndrome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aids for infants who suffer dyslexia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In the past stuents had penfriends, now they have… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mousefriends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keypals </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Which words come from the French language? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ballerina, ghetto </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aubergine, duvet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fjord, ski </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dogma, synonym </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>What does MP stand for? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Member of the parliament </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prime minister </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ channel hop” means </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A TV programme in which a hidden camera has filmed ordinary people going about their everyday lives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Switch Tv stations frequently by using a remote control </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>“ to have a row (a noisy argument)” is pronounced </li></ul><ul><ul><li>/rəʊ/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>/raʊ/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>To employ outside workers to do work outside the company site is… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outsourcing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Down-sizing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hot-desking </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>What do these words have in common: “sizzle”, “giggle”, “drizzle”? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Zzle at the end of a word suggests something light and repeated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They refer to sounds horses make </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What do these words have in common: “whisle”, “castle”, “listen”, “fasten”, “soften”? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They come from Russian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The “t” is silent, not pronounced </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Thank you!!! </li></ul>

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