Test each other on headlines vocabulary (Classroom questions)

1. Correct the checking and clarifying phrases 

Work together to correct the grammar mistakes below. There is one error in each sentence.

What means “boycott”?

What is the spell of /bleiz/?

How do this word pronounce? – “launch”

What’s the different between “state” and “claim”?

Is there other way to say “clash”?

Can you give me example sentence with “deny” in it?

How many syllable does “crackdown” have?

Which syllable of “breakthrough” stressed?

What kind word is “eye” (in headlines)?                                            (= noun, verb, adjective, etc)

Compare your answers with those below the fold. Other answers might be possible.

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2. Correct the checking and clarifying phrases

Suggested answers

What does “boycott” mean?

How do you spell /bleiz/?

How do you pronounce this word? – “launch”

What’s the difference between “state” and “claim”?

Is there another way to say “clash”?

Can you give me an example sentence with “deny” in it?

How many syllables does “crackdown” have?

Which syllable of “breakthrough” is stressed?

What kind of word is “eye” (in headlines)?                                        (= noun, verb, adjective, etc)

Answer the questions above.

Use similar questions to ask each other questions about the words that your teacher gives you, trying as much as possible not to look at the questions above.

2. Test each other on headlines vocabulary 

Test each other on the meaning, spelling, pronunciation etc of the words below.

Useful words to make questions

mean

spell

pronounce

difference

way

example

syllables

syllable

kind

acquit (v)

aid (n/ v)

axe (v)

back (v)

bid (n/ v)

blast (n/ v)

blaze (n)

boycott (n/ v)

breakthrough (n)

bystander (n)

charge (n/ v)

cite (v)

claim (n/ v)

clash (n/ v)

crackdown (n)/ crack down (on) (v)

curb (n/ v)

demand (n/ v)

deny (v)

drama (n)

duo (n)

envoy (n)

eye (v)

face (v)

flee (v)

forecast (n/ v)

head (n/ v)

hearing (n)

hike (n)

imminent (adj)

ink (v)

launch (n/ v)

legalize (v)

loom (v)

lull (n)

maim (v)

obstacle (n)

ordeal (n)

oversee (v)

pen (v)

plea (n)/ plead (v)

plot (n/ v)

poll (n)

probe (n/ v)

proceed (v)

propose (v)

protest (n/ v)

quake (n)

riddle (n)

rock (v)

rumour (n/ v)

safeguard (n/ v)

scores (of)

seek (v)

sentence (n/ v)

slam (v)

slip (v)

spare (v)

stand (for…) (v)

stand trial (v + n)

standoff (n)

step up (v)

strife (n)

stun (v)

suspect (n/ v)

talks (n)

target (n/ v)

threat (n)/ threaten (v)

unrest (n)

urge (v)

vow (v)

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