Review game – articles & superlatives
Review game – part 2 – lots of grammar and vocabulary
Complaining -role play
Composing a complaint letter
Abdulaziz presentation on Charles Darwin
The journey of the Beagle (Charles Darwin’s ship)
Faithfully or Sincerely?
Which do you use to sign off a letter?
This is a very useful mnemonic.
The rule is “Never 2 S’s together”
Dear Sir / Yours Faithfully.
Dear Mr A.N. Other / Yours Sincerely.
Yours faithfully B2 mainly UK
(yours) sincerely B1 (US also Sincerely yours)
Discover and use new football phrasal verbs
Investigate how tone works in writing
Kinesthetic game : sort tone descriptions into positive, negative & neutral
Use tone to describe today’s class
Commas will have you jumping through hoops.
What is the tone of this video?
And this one?
What is the tone of these images?
Or this one?
How about this one?
Resource File (s) link to Skills Workshop:
How many commas in this menu?
lap something up
1.Lit. [for an animal] to lick something up. The dog lapped the ice cream up off the floor. The dog lapped up the ice cream.
2.Fig. [for someone] to accept or believe something with enthusiasm. Of course, they believed it. They just lapped it up. They lapped up the lies without questioning anything.
lap up something
alsolap something up
to enjoy something very much My dogs lap up whatever attention I can give them.
Related vocabulary: eat it up
2. to believe what is said or written without knowing or caring if it is true Even if you’re lying, there’s always someone who will lap it up because most people want to believe you.
If you want to find words with similar meanings use a Thesaurus: