Continue your BKSB diagnosis – boring but important
News about the City & Guilds Level 2 Reading exam
Send me your gallery art photos for tomorrow’s lesson
Enrichment: visiting speakers & visits – who would you like to come and visit you? Where would you like to go?
What is art? What different ways can you think of to express yourself?
Salford City College – City Campus – The Wow Factor ideas
Sarah’s Prezi presentation on coping strategies for stress.
Early finish + Meetings with Mark (part 1 & 2 of 6)
describing art example sentences:
- Watching Titanic was very moving.
- Mark is very charming, he is underrated as a teacher. His manager says he’s no good, but I disagree.
- The Hunger Games is set in a very bleak world.
- Picasso was a very off-beat character he would always do unusual things and have crazy ideas.
- The woman wore a stylish dress for the party.
- Haircuts in North Korea are not very stylish.
- Old photos from wars are poignant and heartbreaking. Photos of my grandma looking happy affect me deeply, they are so poignant, they remind me of happier days.
- Minions is very amusing. My classmates are avery amusing.
- Keeping up with the Kardashians is so amusing and dramatic. They are always doing offbeat crazy things.
- My dog can be very subtle when she wants something, she comes and sits by my feet. That means she wants to be fed. Her clothes are very subtle today, yesterday she was wearing a striking shade of orange but today she’s got a cream scarf on.
- The football match was so exciting. I didn’t know who was going to win, it was really compelling right up until the end.
- Last week when Sylwia sang she was very impressive. Her performance was very well-recieved by everyone in the audience.
- The painting of Van Gogh’s sunflowers is very striking.
- The photo of Afghani girl is very thought provoking.
- The pyramids are very unconventional places to be buried.
- Spain is a very conventional place to go on holiday, but it’s overrated. The Sahara desert is a very unconventional place to go, or maybe we could go to the Arctic Circle.
- Alison’s Lapper’s life is very thought provoking and poignant:
C2 not loud, bright, noticeable, or obvious in any way:The room was painted a subtle shade of pink.The play’s message is perhaps too subtle to be understood by young children.› small but important:There is a subtle difference between these two plans.C2 achieved in a quiet way that does not attract attention to itself and is therefore good or clever:a subtle plan/suggestionsubtle questions
dramatic adjective (EXCITING)B2 very sudden or noticeable, or full of action and excitement:a dramatic change/improvementWe watched scenes of the dramatic rescue on the news.
B2 very unusual or easily noticed, and therefore attracting a lot of attention:She bears a striking resemblance to her mother.There’s a striking contrast between what he does and what he says he does.The library is a striking example of modern architecture.There are striking similarities between the two cases.Their production of Macbeth was the most visually striking performance I’ve ever seen.› more attractive than usual:He’s good-looking, but he’s not as striking as his brother.
underrated adjective› having more importance, value, skill, power, etc., than peoplerecognize:He is one of Hollywood’s most underrated actors (= He is much better than people think).
poignantadjective› causing or having a very sharp feeling of sadness:The photograph awakens poignant memories of happier days.It is especially poignant that he died on the day before the wedding.
charmingadjectiveB1 pleasant and attractive:We had dinner with our director and his charming wife.What a charming street this is.› disapproving used to describe people who use theirattractiveness to influence people or to make other peoplelike them:He’s very charming but I wouldn’t trust him.
compelling adjective (STRONG)
compelling adjective (EXCITING)› very exciting and interesting and making you want to watchor listen:I found the whole film very compelling.a compelling story
B2 If an object or achievement is impressive, you admire or respect it, usually because it is special, important, or very large:That was an impressive performance from such a young tennisplayer.an impressive collection of modern paintingsThere are some very impressive buildings in the town.
bleak adjectiveC2 If a place is bleak, it is empty, and not welcoming or attractive:The house stands on a bleak, windswept hilltop.› Bleak weather is cold and unpleasant.C2 If a situation is bleak, there is little or no hope for the future:The economic outlook is bleak.
moving adjective (FEELINGS)B2 causing strong feelings of sadness or sympathy:a very moving storyI find some of Brahms’s music deeply moving.
job enrichment noun [U]
UK US (also job enhancement) HR
moving adjective (FEELINGS)
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