talkalot intermediate book 1 more features of non literal english

talkalot intermediate book 1 more features of non literal english

talkalot intermediate book 1 more features of non literal english
... appearing too prescriptive For more fun worksheets, games, and quizzes log onto www.englishbanana.com now! Talk a Lot Intermediate Book More Features of Non- Literal English RUNNING JOKE Something ... log onto www.englishbanana.com now! Talk a Lot Intermediate Book More Features of Non- Literal English JOKE / GAG You tell a joke with the direct aim of making somebody laugh Example: “A horse is ... Talk a Lot Intermediate Book More Features of Non- Literal English EXPRESSIONS A kind of idiom that may not be as well known or visual as general...
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hotel features of non literal english part 1

hotel features of non literal english part 1
... written sentence, e.g like = a comma [ , ] Young people often use discourse markers They are a sign of the speaker’s lack of confidence in the value of what they are saying, because by pausing regularly ... most people to be impolite or offensive – and which may be taboo (forbidden on grounds of taste or offense) in certain contexts Example: “My revision was a bloody waste of time.” [The swear word ... down, on, off, back, etc.) bring a vibrant sense of action and movement to our speech, making it more interesting than if we used only standard verbs With over 7,000 phrasal verbs in English, ...
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media features of non literal english part 3

media features of non literal english part 3
... Talk a Lot Media PHRASAL VERBS See Unit 1: Hotel – Features of Non- Literal English Part IRONY Irony is a way of speaking where we say something that is obviously ... hiding our surprise, so as not to lose face in the eyes of the speaker SLANG See Unit 2: Problems – Features of Non- Literal English Part CLICHÉ An unoriginal and corny phrase which has lost ... them shows a lack of originality of thought on the part of the speaker It’s as if they can’t be bothered to even paraphrase the cliché Using clichés can betray a certain amount of insincerity,...
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problems features of non literal english part 2

problems features of non literal english part 2
... show that you are aware of and a part of the general national popular culture that extends beyond your home town IDIOMS See Unit 1: Hotel – Features of Non- Literal English Part POLITICALLY CORRECT ... consisting of words and phrases that replace standard dictionary words and phrases It is used far more often in spoken English than in written English Slang words are known and used by members of a particular ... nasally challenged!” Note: a related non- literal form is Euphemism For more fun worksheets, games, and quizzes log onto www.englishbanana.com now! 38 Talk a Lot Problems HINTS A hint is an indirect...
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getting a job features of non literal english part 4

getting a job features of non literal english part 4
... Talk a Lot Getting a Job SLANG See Unit 2: Problems – Features of Non- Literal English Part FLIGHTS OF FANCY A flight of fancy is a blatantly untrue “tall” story that you make up spontaneously, ... anybody new or unfamiliar IDIOMS See Unit 1: Hotel – Features of Non- Literal English Part 37 Talk a Lot Getting a Job EUPHEMISM A euphemism is a word or phrase that replaces part of a sentence which ... – part of a pack, a gang, a club, or any group of people with something in common The sense of belonging that is created by in-jokes can act as a protective barrier against anything or anybody...
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talkalot intermediate book 1 passive voice

talkalot intermediate book 1 passive voice
... Talk a Lot Intermediate Book Notes on Intermediate Verb Forms Contractions / Questions / Negatives / Passive / State verbs Tips: Future Perfect with “will”: ... are either active (subject + verb) or passive (object + be + past participle) We can add “by…” if we know who does the action and it’s relevant, or omit it Passive forms need transitive verbs, ... Intransitive verbs, such as live, wait, and sit down, cannot be used in passive sentences, e.g Active: Bob sat down at the table Passive: The table was sat down at by Bob This kind of sentence is...
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talkalot intermediate book 1 reported speech

talkalot intermediate book 1 reported speech
... Talk a Lot Intermediate Book Notes on Intermediate Verb Forms some modal forms stay the same: must Kay: “But you mustn’t ... called indirect speech Questions become factual statements You could insert “that” after “said” in all of the changed forms It may seem a bit fussy these days! Studying reported speech provides ... practising verb forms! For more fun worksheets, games, and quizzes log onto www.englishbanana.com now! 15 ...
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