What Do We Have Today


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What Do We Have Today

  1. 1. What Do We Have Today? Presenter : Lucy Castañón
  2. 2. Nym Words <ul><li>Synonyms </li></ul><ul><li>Antonyms </li></ul><ul><li>Eponyms </li></ul><ul><li>Oronyms </li></ul><ul><li>Same meaning. </li></ul><ul><li>Opposite meaning. </li></ul><ul><li>Names after someone else, e.g. Rome got its name after Romulus. </li></ul><ul><li>A string of words which is homophonic with another string of words. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Oronyms <ul><li>The good can decay many ways . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The good candy came anyways . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The stuffy nose can lead to problems. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The stuff he knows can lead to problems . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some others I've seen. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some mothers I've seen. </li></ul></ul>http://www.fun-with-words.com/nym_words.html
  4. 4. Phrases that sound the same <ul><li>A politician's fate often hangs in a [delicate / delegate] balance. </li></ul><ul><li>Any [grey day / grade A] would be bad news for one professor I know. </li></ul><ul><li>I don't know how [mature / much your] people enjoy such a show. </li></ul><ul><li>I have [known oceans / no notions] that you yourself couldn't imagine. </li></ul><ul><li>If you listen you can hear the [night rain / night train] . </li></ul>http://www.fun-with-words.com/nym_words.html
  5. 5. Phrases that sound the same <ul><li>I'm taking [a nice / an ice] cold shower. </li></ul><ul><li>Reading in the library is sometimes [allowed / aloud] . </li></ul><ul><li>That's the [biggest hurdle / biggest turtle] I've ever seen! </li></ul><ul><li>[White shoes: / Why choose] the trademark of Pat Boone? </li></ul><ul><li>You'd be surprised to see a [mint spy / mince pie] in your bank. </li></ul>http://www.fun-with-words.com/nym_words.html
  6. 6. The… …of the… <ul><li>Day </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proverb </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saying </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Idiom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word Puzzle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Riddle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joke </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Week </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rhyme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Song </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tongue twister </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Should we have a …of the…? <ul><li>Acculturation </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisition </li></ul><ul><li>Internalization </li></ul><ul><li>It sounds right / wrong. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Proverb of the Day <ul><li>He who hesitates is lost. </li></ul><ul><li>If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. </li></ul><ul><li>Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. </li></ul>a short sentence, etc., usually known by many people, stating something commonly experienced or giving advice
  9. 9. Word Puzzle of the Day <ul><li>Rules: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Observe: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the position of the words, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How many times a word appears </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>homophones and / or oronyms </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Idioms / expressions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Imagination </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be used as it is or adding clues. </li></ul></ul>http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/braintpics.htm
  10. 10. Word Puzzle of the Day <ul><li>Clues: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is a three-word noun phrase. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It shows origin. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Word Puzzle of the Day <ul><li>Clues: </li></ul><ul><li>This is a two-word proper noun. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a well-known fish in our country. Use oronyms </li></ul><ul><li>The answer is: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ . </li></ul>
  12. 12. Word Puzzle of the Day <ul><li>Clues: </li></ul><ul><li>I think this is just too easy to give you extra information.  </li></ul>
  13. 13. Word Puzzle of the Day <ul><li>Clues: </li></ul><ul><li>First, look at the two words you can see here. </li></ul><ul><li>Next, use a preposition of place to relate the words. </li></ul><ul><li>Finally, find a 3-word command. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Idiom of the Day <ul><li>Bark is worse than his bite </li></ul><ul><li>Babe in arms </li></ul><ul><li>Back to square one </li></ul><ul><li>At the drop of a hat </li></ul>a group of words in a fixed order that have a particular meaning that is different from the meanings of each word understood on its own:
  15. 15. Rhyme of the Week / Month I love little pussy I love little pussy, Her coat is so warm, And if I don't hurt her, She'll do me no harm. So I'll not pull her tail, Nor drive her away, But pussy and I, Very gently will play.
  16. 16. Solomon Grundy Solomon Grundy Born on a Monday Christened on Tuesday Married on Wednesday Took ill on Thursday Died on Saturday Buried on Sunday This is the end Of Solomon Grundy
  17. 17. Riddles <ul><li>What is worse than finding a maggot in an apple? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did the boy bury his flashlight? </li></ul><ul><li>Why didn’t the skeleton go to the party? </li></ul><ul><li>I have 12 legs, 12 arms, and 8 heads, What am I? </li></ul><ul><li>What starts with “P”, ends with “E” and has millions of letters? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the longest word in English? </li></ul>
  18. 18. Tongue Twister Peter Piper Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. Did Peter Piper pick a peck of pickled peppers? If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?
  19. 19. Conclusions <ul><li>Involvement? </li></ul><ul><li>Independence? </li></ul><ul><li>Initiative? </li></ul>