WORD BANK DICTIONARY

By Tom Grundy

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My English Word Bank Dictionary
Word bank:
Page 2 – Lessons, seasons Page 3 – Days, months, weather Page 4 – My body Page 5 – My family, people’s jobs Page 6 – Places, directions Page 7 – Drinks, fruit, meat Page 8 – Vegetables, other food Page 9 – Other food, Pets Page 10 – Farm/sea/river/other animals Page 11 – Other animals, numbers. Page 12 - Numbers, time, shapes, colours Page 13 – Emotions, transport, stationery Page 14 – Clothing, adjectives Page 15 - Verbs Page 16 - Songs Page 17 – Verb table Page 18 – Verb table Page 19 – Verb table Page 20 – Verb table Page 21 – Verb table Page 22 – Phonics Action

Dictionary:

Alphabet

Page 23-24 - A Page 25-26 - B Page 27-28 - C Page 29-30 - D Page 31-32 - E Page 33-34 - F Page 35-36 - G Page 37-38 - H Page 39 –I Page 40 -J Page 41-42 – K Page 43-44 - L Page 45-46 - M Page 47-48 - N Page 49-50 - O Page 51-52 - P Page 53-54 – Q,R Page 55-56 – S Page 57-58 – T Page 59-60 – U,V,W Page 61 – X,Y,Z Page 62 – World map Page 63 – High frequency words.

1

About me

My name is __________________. My school is _________________ __________________________. My birthday is in _____________.
My lessons at school
English Putonghua Mathematics

The seasons
Winter

2

Days of the week
Monday Tuesday

Months of the year
January May February June March July April August

September October

November December

Types of weather
hot stormy foggy a typhoon

3

My body
face hands shoulders elbows stomach

hair

chest arms

fingers thumb knees ankles

feet teeth tongue

toes

eyebrows eyes

4

lips

mouth

My family
mother pets father aunt uncle cousin son

People’s jobs
teacher gardener scientist security guard

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Places near my home
book shop restaurant bank car park

swimming pool hair salon supermarket

Places to visit in Hong Kong
The Peak The harbour Kowloon The Park museum Cheung Chau Island Disneyland Victoria Park Lantau Lamma Island Island The night market

Directions
up down left right forwards
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backwards

Drinks
milk cola lemon tea water

Fruit
apple peach lychee dragon fruit

Meat
lamb duck turkey beef

7

Vegetables
beans cabbage onion tomato

Other food
spaghetti dim sum bread congee

8

Other food

Pets
hamster rabbit dog turtle

9

Animals on the farm
goat pig donkey horse

Animals in the sea/river
jellyfish seahorse swan sea turtle

Other animals
bear monkey wolf zebra

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Other animals

Numbers
one two three four five six seven eight nine ten 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 eleven 11 twelve 12 thirteen 13 fourteen 14 fifteen 15 sixteen 16 seventeen 17 eighteen 18 nineteen 19 twenty 20 1st first 2nd second 3rd third 4th forth 5th fifth 6th sixth 7th seventh 8th eighth 9th ninth 10th tenth 11

Numbers
one hundred two hundred three hundred one thousand two thousand three thousand 100 200 300 1000 2000 3000

Time
one o’clock two o’clock half-past three a quarter past four a quarter to six 1:00 2:00 3:30 4:15 5:45

Shapes
rectangle oval star line

Colours
red green black brown orange blue white silver
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yellow purple pink gold

Emotions
fine upset confused surprised

Transport
MTR train ferry tram motorcycle

Stationery
pen crayon rubber ruler pencil sharpener 13

Clothing
trainers sunglasses shorts belt

Adjectives
thin colourful beautiful tall

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Verbs
hold teach swim sit

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Songs
THE RAINBOW SONG
[www.britishcouncil.org/kids-songs-rainbow.htm]

Red and yellow and pink and green Orange and purple and blue I can sing a rainbow Sing a rainbow Sing a rainbow, too

DAYS OF THE WEEK
[tinyurl.com/daysoftheweek]

Days of the week, Days of the week, Days of the week, days of the week, days of the week. There’s Sunday and there’s Monday, There’s Tuesday and there’s Wednesday, There’s Thursday and there’s Friday, and then there’s Saturday.

MONTHS OF THE YEAR
[www.britishcouncil.org/kids-songs-months-2.htm]

January, February, March, April, May and June. July and August, goodbye summer, Autumn's coming soon. Hey September, October, November, It's December, winter's here. Goodbye Christmas, that's the end, Time for another year! 16

Verb table
To make the past tense, we must either: *Add ‘ed’… *…just add ‘d’… *…or change the word. (irregular verbs) 

Simple Present Tense

Simple Past Past Tense Participle

awake am / is / are beat become begin bend bite blow break bring burn buy cast catch choose come cost cut dig dive

awoke

awoken

was, were been beat became began bent bit blew broke brought burned, burnt bought cast caught chose came cost cut dug dived, dove beaten become begun bent bitten blown broken brought burned, burnt bought cast caught chosen come cost cut dug dived

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Verb table

Simple Present Tense

Simple Past Past Tense Participle

do drag draw dream drink drive drown eat fall feed feel fight find fit fly forget freeze get give go

did dragged drew dreamed, dreamt drank drove drowned ate fell fed felt fought found fit flew forgot froze got gave

done dragged drawn dreamed, dreamt drunk driven drowned eaten fallen fed felt fought found fit flown forgotten, forgot frozen gotten, got given gone

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went

Verb table

Simple Present Tense

Simple Past Past Tense Participle

grow have hear hide hold hurt keep know lead learn leave lend let lie (down) light lose make mean meet pay put

grew had heard hid held hurt kept knew led learnt, learned left lent let lay lost made meant met paid put

grown had heard hidden held hurt kept known led learnt, learned left lent let lain lost made meant met paid put

lighted, lit lighted, lit

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Verb table

Simple Present Tense

Simple Past Past Tense Participle

read ride rise run saw say see seek sell send shake shine shoot show shut sing sink sit sleep slide speak spend

read rode rose ran sawed said saw sought sold sent shook shone shot showed shut sang sank sat slept slid spoke spent

read ridden risen run sawn said seen sought sold sent shaken shone shot shown shut sung sunk sat slept slid spoken spent

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Verb table

Simple Present Tense

Simple Past Past Tense Participle

spin stand steal stick sweep swim swing take teach tear tell think throw wake wear win wind write

spun stood stole stuck swept swam swung took taught tore told thought threw woke wore won wound wrote

spun stood stolen stuck swept swum swung taken taught torn told thought thrown woken worn won wound written

understand understood understood

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Phonics action alphabet
Aa ankle Bb back Cc come Dd down

Ee

elbow

Ff

finger

Gg

great Hh

hair

Ii

in

Jj

jump

Kk

kick

Ll

leg

Mm

mouth

Nn

nose

Oo

on

Pp

point

Qq

quiet

Rr

run

Ss

sit

Tt

teeth

Uu

up

Vv

victory Ww

wings Xx

six

Yy

yes

Zz

zip

Practice the action alphabet song at home:
tinyurl.com/actionalphabet

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address afternoon ambulance animal answer arrow astronaut axe

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baby back balloon basket beach beautiful biscuit breakfast

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calendar camera castle China Chinese chocolate clown computer

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desk different difficult dinner dirty disgusting door drawer

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easy electricity elephant enough evening examination example exercise

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fight film fireworks flower football fresh friend furniture

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garden ghost giraffe glove goldfish grass great guitar

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hamburger handbag healthy holiday homework honest Hong Kong hospital

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ice-cream information ink internet interesting island

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jacket jam juice jump

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key kilogram kilometre kindergarten king kitten knife

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large laugh lazy leaf letter live lucky luggage

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magnet marble market medicine microwave mirror mobile money

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name neighbour newspaper next night now

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octopus office often open orange outside oven over

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page pair paper parent penguin picture present push

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queen question

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rain rectangle river road rubbish run

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scissors shadow shape silent simple smart station subject

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taxi telephone thief thirsty toilet tomorrow tonight typhoon

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ugly umbrella understand uniform

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vegetable vehicle video game voice

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wash waste watch woman write wrong

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xylophone

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year yesterday young

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zebra zero zoo
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English Maps

Hong Kong

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High Frequency Words
The 100 most common words used in spoken English.

1. A/an 2. After 3. Again 4. All 5. Almost 6. Also 7. Always 8. And 9. Because 10. Before 11. Big 12. But 13. (I) can 14. (I) come 15. Either/or 16. (I) find 17. First 18. For 19. Friend 20. From 21. (I) go 22. Good 23. Good-bye 24. Happy 25. (I) have 26. He 27. Hello 28. Here 29. How 30. I 31. (I) am 32. If 33. In 34. (I) know

35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68.

Last (I) like Little (I) love (I) make Many One More Most Much My New No Not Now Of Often On One Only Or Other Our Out Over People Place Please Same (I) see She So Some Sometimes

69. Still 70. Such 71. (I) tell 72. Thank you 73. That 74. The 75. Their 76. Them 77. Then 78. There is 79. They 80. Thing 81. (I) think 82. This 83. Time 84. To 85. Under 86. Up 87. Us 88. (I) use 89. Very 90. We 91. What 92. When 93. Where 94. Which 95. Who 96. Why 97. With 98. Yes 99. You 100. Your

Difficult spellings

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