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DILS, English Dept., Primary 5, 2nd term.

New Vocabulary: Module page: Appearance (teenager, middle-aged- short- tall- of medium height, plump, slim, Skinny, oval, pale, bald, wavy, curly, thin, pointed, tattoos, moustache).

7/A: Character Adjectives (shy, lonely, lovable, cunning, nutty, brave, intelligent, sociable, charming). Appearance (slim, skinny, scar, beard, spiky hair, round face), transform.

7/B: be rich, get a degree, have a big family, have a successful career, live overseas, start my own business, win awards, famous, overnight, career, took off.

7/C: Formal Language (the position of, as advertised in, suitable qualities, available for interview, expect, consideration, I look forward to, have work experience.

7/E: have a seat, good at, give somebody a trial, honest, hardworking, reliable, trial.

Grammar

Comparative & Superlative Forms One – syllable and two- syllable adjectives:  We form the comparative by adding (er) and the superlative by adding (est). tall – taller than – the tallest.

With adjectives of more than two syllables: Important – more important than– the most important. Important – less important than – the least important.

As …………………as:  We use as + adjective/ adverb + as to show that two people or things are/aren’t equal. Frank is as clever as Jim. Anna isn’t as rich as Bill.

N.P: See Grammar Book page 107.

Too- Enough Too + adjective/adverb + to – infinitive.

The soup is too hot to be eaten. Henry is too tired to continue working. Adjective/ adverb + enough He runs fast enough to win the race.

N.P: See Grammar Book page 112. 12


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Question Tags   

They’re reading glasses, aren’t they? She has got a lot of books, hasn’t she? I am tall, aren’t I?

N.P: See Grammar Book page 114.

Reflexive Pronouns Subject Pronoun

Reflexive Pronoun

I You He She It We You They

Myself Yourself Himself Herself Itself Ourselves Yourselves Themselves

N.P: See Grammar Book page 116.

Exercises 1. Underline the correct word in brackets: 1. Tilly is very (skinny- plump- slim). She eats too much. 2. My friend has a (pale- round- thin) skin and a (wavy- bald- pointed) nose. 3. His baby has (fair- full- narrow) hair. 4. I have a (frightening- lonely- charming) friend. She is very sociable. 5. Peter is very (nutty- brave- clever). He’s not afraid of dark places. 6. Ahmad can trick a lot of people; he’s so (shy- cunning- slim). 7. Laila is so (crazy- skinny- intelligent). She always passes her exams. 8. Amr Diab is a very (famous- rich- brave) singer. Everybody knows him. 9. She made her birthday cake (himself- herself- themselves). 10. Kareem is looking at (itself- herself- himself) in the mirror. 11. Jim got his (degree- post- turn) from the university and started working in Cairo. 12. I won the first (career- activity- award) in the running race. 13. Nadia isn’t (available- rich- likeable) now. She’s very busy. 14. Laura is (funniest- funny- funnier) than Liza. 15. Anna isn’t as (bad- worst- worse) as Bill. 13


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2. Rewrite the following sentences using the word(s) in brackets: 1. Sara’s dress is less beautiful than mine. (as………as) …………………………………………………………………………………………. 2. Pete isn’t as good as Tilly at Science. (than) ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3. The boy is very short. He can’t touch the painting. (too) …………………………………………………………………………………………. 4. Hend plays the piano very well. She will win the competition. (enough) …………………………………………………………………………………………… 5. The water is very cold. We can’t swim. (too) ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 6. Sam is young; he can’t travel to Paris alone. (enough) …………………………………………………………………………………………. 7. The weather is warm. We can go to the beach. (enough) ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 8. Ted is very short. He can’t play basketball. (tall) ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 9. No driver in Cairo is worse than Ahmad. (Ahmad) ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 10. Nora is 12 years old. Ramy is 14 years old. (as………..as) …………………………………………………………………………………………… 3. Supply the missing parts in the following dialogue: John: If I had the chance, I would go abroad. What would you do? Tom: ………………………………………. John: France!!! Why? Tom: ………………………………………. John: ………………………………..? Tom: I would live with my friends. John: I see. ……………………………….? Tom: I would stay there as long as I can.

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Reading Comprehension 4. Read the following passage and answer the questions below: Many animals in the world today are in danger. For many of them the biggest danger is humans. People always kill animals for their meat or their skin; others are killed because they eat crops or animals which belong to farmers. Certain animals, such as tigers and elephants, used to live in great numbers in countries such as India. People have hunted them so much that there aren’t many left alive. However, there are now laws to stop this. In South America many different birds and animals have lost their natural homes in the forests because thousands of trees have been cut down or burnt. People then use the land for farming or for building roads and towns. We are too late to save some animals. A few are now extinct; there are none left anywhere in the world. Answer the following questions: 1. Why do people kill animals? ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..…………

2. What happened after the trees had been cut down in South America? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Choose the correct answer: 1. a. 2. a.

The biggest danger for many animals is…………………. trees b. humans c. birds The underlined word (them) refers to………………………… crops b. farmers c. animal

Pictorial Composition 5. Write a paragraph of six sentences describing the picture:

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Key words: Last week – camping – my friends – loud noise –smoke - frightened – hoses – sleep – forest – morning – ash – dust – very sad. …………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………… Orthography 6- Supply the missing letters in the following sentences: 1. Rania is very ski-ny. She has an ov-l face and pa-e sk-n. 2. The man was b-ld. He has a be-rd and a mou-tache and a small ta-too on his arm. 3. Omar is ri-h and fam-us. He has a suc-essful care-r. Handwriting 7- Copy the following sentence in your best handwriting:

Tom started his own business in london . ______________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________

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