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Ad1 1st Oct

10. Food and drink


6. Relations with others. Crime
and punishment
10. Food and drink
Beaver :castor
Seal of approval
Routes
Restaurants are obliged to give up to 50% of
their premises …
To encompass the following: 12.30-4pm and
7.30 to midnight
Establishment
Bicycles will be rented free of charge
There will be five tapas trails
If you embark on the scheme, you can pick
your bike up at….
They will hold a lottery and the winners will
ride off with a bike
Establishments who have signed up, will …
Organisers are expecting an even bigger turnout
this year
Among= amongst
Between
Each other
One another
Drinks will be limited so that imbibers…
Spelling: 'Fayre', 'fair', and 'fare':
which is which?
Generally speaking, a fair is 'a gathering of
stalls and amusements for public entertainment',
whereas fare is 'a range of food' .
However, the archaic (15th to 17th century)
spelling fayre is confusingly used for both
words by those who think it lends
'an historic flavour'.
6. Relations with others. Crime and
Punishment.
Stab, stabbing
A knife lodged in his head
Police have released the x-ray to serve as a
warning
He was taken to hospital with the blade stuck
just above the eye.
Razor blade
Forehead
The wave of stabbings has prompted a police
crackdown on young people carrying knives
Constable. Grievous
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8 Oct
2. House
Hallway =corridor vs. hall
Budget
Fireplace

2. Nature
Melt melted melted/molten
Molten lava
5 Air travel
Overhead locker
On holiday
8. Education
Rules and consequences
Detention
Expel
As a consequence he has been grounded.
Means: pl. means.
means (of doing sth / of sth) : a way of achieving or doing
sth
Television is an effective means of communication. Is there
any means of contacting him?
10. Food
Melt
Toast
A piece /a slice of toast
Butcher’s
Baker’s- the bakery
Future
I’m bound to learn a lot this year
I’m certain to/I’m likely to/I’m unlikely to
Inversion:
In direct speech:
“I am tired” , said Josep
Inversion is also used to give emphasis:
- Not only does Josep speak perfect English, but he is also
interested in the grammar
- No sooner did John write an email than he got a reply
No sooner had you set foot in this city than you
realized/realised how welcoming it was.
- Never before had I heard of such a thing
-At no time
e.g. At no time did I say I would accept late homework
Hardly........when
This is used to refer to an event that quickly follows another. It is
usually used with the past perfect.
e.g.Hardly had I got into bed, when there was a knock at the
door.
Less used is Hardly....before.
e.g.Hardly had I left before the trouble started.

More info: Use of English/inversion


Do vs Make
Do the laundry = do the washing
Do the dishes= do the washing up

More info: Use of English/ Do vs. make


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15 Oct
You are afraid of heights
Illegal (adj)
Illegality
Crutches
Special assistance
Conveyor belt
Escalator
Counter
Wheelchair
The security people wheeled me through
Smooth- rough
Lumps
Dear=expensive
It cost me dear
A deer= a stag (m)- a doe (f)
Groom=bridegroom
Widower
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17 Oct
First things first
On call
Administrative assistant
Plan ahead
Workmate=colleague
What does he look like?
Hw:
-anecdote of a flight
-Grammar checker
- WB 1A
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20 Oct
On my birthday
Each one of my birthdays
Tell off
Vampire
Publish
Live from
Make a living out of my writing/books
I have written stories since I was 10
Full of surprises
An argument with a friend
Tell sb off
Brand new
I have had it for two months
…since August
I bought it two months ago
She has told me that
Talkative
Chatter box
Night-stand
Bedside table
Night table
Groom
Deceitful
Deceive
Fool them
The same meaning as
Disappoint
Cheat
Haggis: sheep’s stomach
Liver, kidneys
turnip
Disgusting
Wedding present
Guests
Binge drinking/binge eating (eating disorder)
Making themselves ill
It’s quite a normal occurrence
Speed dating
-What this person is like.
- score card, tick.
-Fancy
- match
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22 Oct
Alcopop: a sweet fizzy drink (= with bubbles) that
contains alcohol
a type of sweet alcoholic drink, usually sold in
small bottles. Alcopops have been criticized in
Britain because they are attractive to children, and
some makes are now no longer sold.
Drawings
Take up a hobby
I study to pass the exams
I study for the exams
I study to improve my English
I go for a walk
Sleeveless
High heels: I wear high heels
high-heeled adjective [only before noun]:
high-heeled shoes / boots
Feline:
- (adjective) like a cat; connected with an animal of
the cat family:
She walks with feline grace.
- (noun)(formal) a cat; an animal of the cat family
Fascination for sth
Kites
Go sky diving
Hang-gliding
Run out of
Whale
Sparrow
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27 Oct
Subtitles: 37 characters per line

Billion:
1.000.000.000
Trillion:
1+ 12 zeros
4. Free time
A Get- together
-:hyphen
_: underscore
Rabbit
Parade vs. procession
Hymn vs. Anthem
Scottish Anthem
Flower of Scotland
1. Personal identification and
description
What do people from Asturias look like?
What are they like?/What sort of people are
they?
4 heels

It comes alive
I would like to ask you how old you are.
Unstoppable
Night person vs. morning person
Sleep in/lie in/have a lie in

All kinds of people; multicultural;


multiculturalism ; African- American
Coloured – patronising
Black is beautiful
Expect, hope, wait
Expect: I didn’t expect Kilmarnock to win the
cup
I don’t have high expectations of the team
I don’t think much of the team
I expect you meet my expectations
My friend has high standards about the men
she dates
Hope and faith; courage and faith
Wait
7. health
Sore throat
When your throat is sore you can’t talk
properly
Tickle

beg so for sth


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29 Oct
jack-o' lantern : noun a pumpkin (= a large
orange vegetable) with a face cut into it and
a candle put inside to shine through the
holes

Trick or treat
Pranks
Eggs
Carnival
Fungus
Look badly
Fall asleep= go to sleep
Suit vs. suite= sweet
Usage
There are rules of use without which the
rules of grammar would be useless
-Hymes-
Lie lay lain
Where angels fear to tread, fools rush in
Cautious
Wary
Property ladder
Further up
Relieved
Since
From this moment into the future