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Dictionary Activity – 2 1. Dough and doe sound the same but have different meanings. Put each word in a sentence which explains its meaning. dough

doe

2. The words below are all fruit. Find the missing letters. (a) m

ar

(b) wa

er

n l

(d) st

n

(c) or

ber

(e) ap

ic

(f) ba

a

a

pl e

3. There are three spelling mistakes in each sentence. Circle the incorrect words and write them correctly.

sa

m

(a) ‘Attention, poeple,’ said Mrs Smith, the teacher. ‘Sit up strait and be quiete.’

g

(b) Don’t strane your eyes watching the computor screne.

Vi ew

in

(c) ‘Oh, no!’ showted Mary. ‘I’ve forgoten my libary books!’

4. Who is most likely to wear a kimono?

5. What is mah-jong?

6. A phillumenist is a person who collects … what?

7. What is the real name for quicksilver?

8. If you refrigerate something, what do you do to it?

Why would you want to refrigerate something?

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