Monday, March 17, 2014

What is Man Without the Beasts? (Vocabulary)

Read  the following expression.
The warmth of the land
The word warmth here suggests love, care, affection, intimacy, etc.
I. Which of the following words can be used to work out new combinations with the word warmth?
friendship     love honesty relationship        hatred freedom
e.g. the warmth of friendship
  • Why do you think certain combinations are not possible?
  • Are there any other expressions of this kind in the reading material?
  • Work out new combinations and use them in your own sentences?

In the speech you can see a few words suggesting movement. For example, in the sentence ‘The sap which courses through the trees carries the memories of the red man’ the word ‘course’ means ‘flow’ or ‘move rapidly’.

II. Pick  out  from  the  speech  other words  that  denote movement.  If necessary, refer  to a dictionary.

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