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Day2 (1)


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Day2 (1)

  1. 1. DAY 2 WORKBOOK ACTIVITY: “I believe I am suitable for this job because I am prudent.” Meaning of the word: Wise/Far-sighted. Clarification: “My profile included interaction with the customers, during my last industrial training. So I took an innovative approach and decided along with the other executives to wear a smiley batch. This didn’t only make the office environment pleasant for the customers, but also made it less stressful for the employees.” It is encouraged that students use as many words as possible. They could choose to use the same list of words to describe their family members, friends, relatives, movies, role models, favorite companies, places, et al. DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVES LIST LIST OF DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVES DESCRIBING APPEARANCE LIST OF DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVES DESCRIBING PERSONALITY LIST OF DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVES DESCRIBING FEELINGS Adorable Aggressive Afraid Attractive Ambitious Angry Alluring Amused Anxious Beautiful Brave Bad Bewildered Bright Bored Confident Cruel Calm Cheerful Combative Confused Cultured Co-operative Comfortable Clumsy Cowardly Creepy Drab Dangerous Depressed Students often find themselves at a loss of words when they need to introduce themselves to the interviewer. Trainers often get the query around the vocabulary enhancement. However the more important thing to remember here is, that more than the knowledge of the word it is the usage that creates the impact. The following activity is designed to bridge the gap between knowledge and usage. Listed below you would find words that describe the characteristic traits of personality. Refer to the dictionary for the meanings of these words. For further clarification, if required, consult the trainer. Once clear with the meaning, try and associate these words with your own personality. Try and use as many words as possible. While describing your characteristic traits by the help of these words, cite an example to further clarify the meaning. For example:
  2. 2. Dull Diligent Disturbed Dynamic Determined Dominating Disillusioned Disagreeable Deceitful Elegant Evil Envious Fair Frank Faithful Filthy Fearless Fine Gentle Generous Good Glamorous Gifted Grieving Handsome Helpful Horrible Homely Harmonious Happy Hurt Hesitant Hungry Ill-mannered Instinctive Ill Jolly Jealous Jovial Kind-hearted Knowledgeable Kind Lovely Loner Lively Magnificent Mysterious Mature Nervous Naughty Nice Pleasant Pleasing Proud Perfect Placid Peaceful Plucky Punctual Protective Smiling Successful Sorrowful Splendid Sedate Silly Self-assured Sincere Sombre Snobbish Selfish Sore Thoughtful Talented Tired Tense Thrifty Troubled Timid Truculent Testy Upset Unbiased Unwell Vivacious Voracious Vengeful Wonderful Witty Wicked Worried Wise Weary Wild Warm Wrong Zaftig Zany Zestful eg- What an adorable baby! eg- He was a brave knight. eg- She was in a jovial mood. FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVES THAT DESCRIBE SHAPE, SOUND,
  3. 3. SIZE, TIME AND QUANTITY. LIST OF DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVES DESCRIBING SHAPE LIST OF DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVES DESCRIBING SIZE LIST OF DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVES DESCRIBING TIME LIST OF DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVES DESCRIBING QUANTITY Broad Big Ancient Abundant Crooked Colossal Annual Bountiful Circular Great Brief Cumbersome Distorted Gigantic Early Empty Flat Huge Fast Extra Hollow Large Late Few Narrow Miniature Modern Heavy Round Mammoth Old Myriad Square Petite Rapid Many Skinny Tall Swift Multiple Steep Thin Slow Numerous Wide Tiny Young Substantial eg- A skinny boy eg- A miniature train eg- An ancient manuscript eg- Myriad stars THE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVES LIST QUALIFY NOUNS RELATED TO SOUND, TASTE, TOUCH AND COLOR. LIST OF DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVES DESCRIBING SOUND LIST OF DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVES DESCRIBING TASTE LIST OF DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVES DESCRIBING TOUCH LIST OF DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVES DESCRIBING COLOR Blaring Bitter Hard Azure Cooing Delicious Loose Aqua Deafening Fresh Rough Blue Loud Hot Smooth Black Melancholic Icy Slippery Crimson Noisy Juicy Sticky Cyan Soft Spicy Sharp Gold Shrill Sweet Scattered Green Squeaking Sour Soft Magenta Silent Salty Tender Orange
  4. 4. Thundering Tasty Uneven Pink Whispering Tasteless Wet Turquoise eg- Blaring loudspeaker eg- Delicious pastry eg- Rough surface eg- Green diamond FORMING NOUNS NOUNS VERBS ADJECTIVES NOUNS absent absence act action add addition agree agreement angry anger arrive arrival attend attention bad badness beautiful beauty begin beginning behave behavior brave bravery breathe breath bright brightness broad breadth brother brotherhood busy business child childhood choose choice clean cleanliness collect collection correct correction cruel cruelty dark darkness deep depth describe description die death divide division do deed draw drawing dry dryness The following word list helps the students to not only enhance their word power it also helps them in identifying the source of any particular word. The range of a person’s word power depends on the knowledge that person has about the usage of those words with respect to situations, feelings, actions, emotions, relationships and descriptions.
  5. 5. enjoy enjoyment enter entrance explain explanation fail failure fat fatness feed food fit fitness foolish foolishness free freedom friend friendship give gift glad gladness good goodness great greatness grow growth happy happiness hate hatred heal health high height honest honesty hungry hunger imagine imagination instruct instruction invent invention invite invitation judge judgement kind kindness king kingdom, kingship know knowledge laugh laughter lazy laziness leader leadership lend loan like likeness live life long length lose loss mad madness man manhood marry marriage member membership mix mixture mother motherhood move movement multiply multiplication neighbor neighborhood new newness obey obedience occupy occupation permit permission please pleasure
  6. 6. poet poetry proud pride prove proof punish punishment ready readiness remember remembrance sad sadness safe safety scholar scholarship see sight sell sale sharp sharpness sick sickness sit seat slow slowness soft softness speak speech strong strength succeed success sweet sweetness teach teaching tell tale thick thickness think thought thirsty thirst tight tightness true truth valuable value warm warmth weak weakness wed wedding weigh weight wide width wise wisdom young youth