Work together to answer the following questions about vocabulary in this unit
How do you spell /ni:s/?
What does “hang out” mean?
What is the noun of “retire”?
What preposition goes together with “meet up”?
What is the difference between “play with my friends” and “go out with my friends”?
How do you pronounce “colleague”?
How many syllables does “stomach” have?
What is the stress in “acquaintance”?
What is the opposite of “gorgeous”?
Can you give me an example sentence with “gran” in it?
What is the vowel sound in “flirt”?
What is the fifth letter of “hideous”?
What’s another way to say “little brother”?
What are the two meanings of “smart”?
What are the two pronunciations of “leisure”?
How can you say “a text” in American English?
Test each other with different questions about the same words, e.g. on the pronunciation of “hideous”. (You change the questions, e.g. using “verb/ adverb/ adjective/ article” in the third question and fourth questions). Don’t look at the worksheet when you are the one being tested.
Do the same with the tricky vocabulary below
neighbour the board
full name round here
originally a relative
aunt a flat
incredible poor thing
these days fantastic
grow up weird
architecture crazy about
anyway look after
au pair Scottish
terrible pretty busy
come round (and see me/ you) far too…
the travel industry set up
twin send them my love
take care drop someone a line
keep in touch flu
washing machine so far
at the moment smart
the vast majority average
ready meals/ microwave meals/ TV dinners
PS participate in
chat How are things?
a shame best friend
casual clothes extended family
not bad pensioner
to text (someone)
What are the typical classroom questions about these things? Work together to try and remember them, but don’t write them down.
verb/ adverb/ noun/ adjective/ preposition
American/ British English
Test each other on the tricky Module 2 vocabulary below.
give someone a lift summer job
pay attention schoolyard
exercise book neat and tidy
studious don’t mind…
get the blame slot machine
learn by heart upset
walk around stand in line
barman bump into
tracksuit primary school
bully beat someone up
embarrassing pocket money
arrest someone abroad
gig make an effort
bore someone interested in
struggle with focus on
unfit mental arithmetic
oxygen heart rate
puzzle lean meat
Choose one of the things above and explain which one you are thinking of without saying the words until your partner guesses which one it is.
PDF version for easy printing: Cutting Edge Int Mod 1 and 2 Vocab classroom Qs