IELTS HOPECO Vocabulary: Unit 5 - Animal World (WB 4-5.5)

10/5/2015 11:48:23 AM
1619 lượt xem
What type of word is it? 2

1. Look at the endings of the words in bold in each of these sentences. Decide if they are nouns, verbs, adjectives or adverbs.

  1. I'm sorry, but I accidentally broke your favourite cup.  adverb 
  2. Rats can be very aggressive creatures when they feel threatened. …………….
  3. Can I have your attention, everyone, please? …………….
  4. We decided to celebrate his birthday with a big party. ……………. 
  5. It's hard to work with that continuous noise in the background. …………….
  6. There's an excellent cultural centre in our city. …………….
  7. He's a keen environmentalist, and spends a lot of time working with animals. …………….
  8. A good teacher should listen as well as talk. …………….

2. Complete the table with nouns, verbs, adjectives or adverbs, using Exercise 1 as a guide.

Words which end in 1 –ate  
2 –ist
3 –ion
4 –er  
5 – ive
6 –ly  
7 –ous  
8 –al
are often verbs
……………
……………
……………
……………
……………
……………
……………

3. Complete these sentences with the correct form of the words in brackets.

  1. I've never been very   ambitious   (ambition) and would be quite happy working in an office.
  2. There are two main  ……………   (politics) parties in my country.
  3. I would love to be a wildlife  ……………   (photograph).
  4. You should ask your   ……………   (pharmacy) if he can give you something for your cough.
  5. When you give a talk, it's a good idea to  ……………  (illustration) it with pictures.
  6. After six hours on the road, we  ……………   (final) arrived at the nature reserve.
  7. She's very  ……………   (talk) but never seems to listen.
  8. He led an   ……………   (adventure) life and wrote a lot of books.
  9. After a brief  ……………  (introduce), she began her talk.
  10. I always feel really  ……………  (nerves) before an exam.

Key vocabulary

4. Replace the words and phrases in italics with words and phrases from the box which have a similar meaning.
 
archives          estimate          harmless         brilliant           colony           came upon          get rid of           hostile           indicates          risky          shift        spotted
  1. On the journey we saw several leopards and a couple of lions.  spotted 
  2. We need to move these boxes into another room.  …………….
  3. Working with poisonous snakes can be quite dangerous.  …………….
  4. Recent evidence shows that elephant numbers on the reserve are rising. ……………. 
  5. Many people are afraid of spiders, even though most of them are not dangerous.  …………….
  6. We guess that the land will take at least five years to recover from the fire.  …………….
  7. The research team found a species of bird that everyone thought was extinct.  …………….
  8. Annual rainfall figures going back to 1887 can be found in the national records.  …………….
  9. The frog we found was yellow, with very bright pink markings. …………….
  10. We need to throw away all of this rubbish as soon as possible.  
  11. The lizard is able to survive in very unpleasant and dangerous environments. 
  12. If you disturb a group of red ants, they are likely to attack you.  …………….



Mọi thông tin chi tiết, các bạn vui lòng liên hệ:
DU HỌC HOPECO
12 Hoa Phượng, Phường 2, Quận Phú Nhuận, Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh, Việt Nam
Email: info@hopeco.edu.vn
ĐT: (08) 35 173 345 – 35 173 678
Fax: (08) 35 173 111   

bài liên quan

bình luận