Week 2 August 2018 Adult middle level Class

We studied the following vocabulary in order to understand the video you can find here.

Vocabulary:

modern (adjective) [mɒd(ə)n] about the present or recent past.

modern history (recent history 1800s – present)

traditional (adjective) trəˈdɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l the way of behaving that has continued from a long time ago. for example It is a long tradition for Japanese people to take their shoes off at the entrances of homes and businesses.

silk (noun)sɪlk a type of cloth that is smooth and soft. It is often expensive.

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million (number) mɪljən 1,000,000 or 10⁶

market (noun) mɑː·kɪt a place you go to buy or sell things

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mall (noun)mɔːl UK English A sheltered walk or promenade

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mall (noun) mɔl US English An undercover shopping area

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UK English: shopping centre.

plant (noun) plɑːnt a living organism that gets food from the ground and water as well as energy from the sun. Typical stationary. Eg tree

tailor (noun) ˈteɪ·lər someone who makes or repairs clothes

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material (noun) mətɪə·ri·əl the things something is made out of. It is also used to talk about cloth or fabric.

Can I buy 1 metre of material?

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fabric (noun) fæb·rɪk cloth

yard (noun) jɑːd 0.933 metres

peek (verb) piːk to look at something for a short time in secret

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show off (verbal phrase)  ʃəʊ ɒf to parade something of yours in front of others to gain admiration.

Activity:

We watched the video here.

And answered the questions in Stretch 2 page 12