Edutainment – Bouteiller’s English Teaching in Hong Kong


A Quote A Day

‘For any of us to be truly free, we must first be willing to be responsible for our lives.’

by David McNally



Why your co-worker act like children

Each of you have to find at least a new vocabulary/phrase you’ve learnt from this page and share your learning to us below.

Follow this format:

withhold (verb [T] withheld, withheld)

– to refuse to give something or to keep back something:
to withhold information/support

e.g. During the trial, the prosecution was accused of withholding crucial evidence from the defence.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved May 6, 2009, from http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=91007&dict=CALD)



Koala Facts

S2 TSA Unit 11 P.56

Each of you have to find at least a new vocabulary/phrase you’ve learnt from this page and share your learning to us below.

Follow this format:

koala (noun [C])
– an Australian animal which lives in trees and looks like a small bear with grey fur

e.g. Koalas can only be found in Australia.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved May 5, 2009, from http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?dict=CALD&key=44147&ph=on)



A Quote A Day

‘First I dream my painting. Then I paint my dream.’

by Vincent Van Gogh



S2 Verb Table 7 & 8 (Example Sentences)

Please look up your dictionary and provide us with a grammatically correct example sentence for the following verbs:

1. read
2. receive
3. recommend
4. respond
5. return
6. ride
7. ring
8. rise
9. run
10. satisfy
11. seek
12. sell
13. send
14. serve
15. sit
16. shake
17. shave
18. shine
19. shoot
20. show
21. shrink
22. shut
23. sing
24. sink
25. sleep
26. smell
27. sow
28. speak
29. split
30. spoil

 

Follow this format:

e.g. play

The children spent the afternoon playing in the garden.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=60596&dict=CALD)



Without you by Mariah Carey

In response to Rico, let’s check out ‘Without You’ by Mariah Carey. I chose the Titanic version. How’s it?



Leisure magazine – vocabulary list
  1. blossom
  2. take a new direction
  3. nowadays
  4. politics
  5. pop culture
  6. triad societies
  7. social issues
  8. with high energy
  9. in a hilarious way
  10. discover their passion towards each other
  11. rumour
  12. spread around the city
  13. trespasser
  14. distinctive
  15. action-packed
  16. icon
  17. success and glory
  18. talented
  19. a significant turning point
  20. pursue a career in Hollywood