Edutainment – Bouteiller’s English Teaching in Hong Kong


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word             (part of speech)

meaning

e.g. example sentence.

cited from source.

 

Check my example of the word ‘evacuate’.

 

evacuate (verb)

-to move people from a dangerous place to somewhere safe:

e.g.1 The police evacuated the village shortly before the explosion.

e.g.2 A thousand people were evacuated from their homes following the floods.

e.g.3 When toxic fumes began to drift toward our homes, we were told to evacuate.

evacuation (noun) [C or U]

e.g.1 The evacuation of civilians remains out of the question while the fighting continues.

e.g.2 The first evacuations came ten days after the disaster.

evacuee (noun) [C]

-someone who is evacuated from a dangerous place, especially during a war:

e.g. Thousands of evacuees crossed the border to safety this morning.

(cited from Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary)

 

Chan Ka Ling and Calla made good examples!

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1.traditional(adjective)
-following or belonging to the customs or ways of behaving that have continued in a group of people
Example:He is wearing traditional clothes.

tradition(noun)
-a belief, principle or way of acting which people in a particular society or group have continued to follow for a long time, or all of these in a particular society or group
Example:We decided to break with tradition.

traditionally(adverb)
-Quaker meetings are traditionally held in silence.
Example: Traditionally, the company’s main markets have been Britain and the US.

2.chat(verb)
-to talk to someone in a friendly informal way
Example:She spends hours on the phone chatting to her friends.

chat(noun)
-a friendly, informal conversation
Example:I had a chat with my boss today about the examination.

Comment by Yip Ming Him

description(n)
-to describe something and write it by the words.
eg1:He gave a description of what he had seen.
eg2:In the zoo there are animals of every description.
eg1:His personality left a deep impression on us.
eg2:A number of local personalities were present at the meeting.
personality(n)
-identity,descript poeple.

Comment by kwokjoey

description(n)
-to describe something and write it by the words.
eg1:He gave a description of what he had seen.
eg2:In the zoo there are animals of every description.
personality(n)
-identity,descript poeple.
eg1:His personality left a deep impression on us.
eg2:A number of local personalities were present at the meeting.

Comment by kwokjoey

1.soil(n)
-the top covering of the earth,inn which planets grow
e.g. This is a fertile soil and it is good for farming
soil(v)
-to make something dirty
e.g. Your shirt collar is badly soiled.
2.fanatic(n)
-a person whose beliefs and be haviour are extreme and often unquestioning,especially in religious or political matters
e.g.The heathen temple was torn down by a crowd of religions fanatics.

Comment by WONG HANG TAT

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Comment by Nikki Bouteiller

Arabic(noun,adj.)

-(n.)the language of the Arabs
(adj.)connected with the literature and language of Arab people

eg 1 Did your friend Bob can speak Arabs before?
eg 2 Where is the Arabic numeral invented?In Arab? No, It is invented in India.

Comment by ng chung yin,witton 2A (24)

Sorry I post it here.

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