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October 10, 2011

Possible Test Material

Filed under: announcements — richardlstansfield @ 1:45 am

* Parts of Speech *

Identify the part of speech of a word (e.g. excerpt from Harry Potter).

* Vocabulary *

I give you the part of speech and definition, and you give me the word.


__________ : (noun) travelling or camping with your clothes and belongings in a backpack

* Infinitives for reasons *

e.g. On a camping trip, we need a towel to dry ourselves.

* Making Suggestions *


Chris: We should take a few days off.

Adam: That’s a great idea.

* Possessives *

It’s Richard’s iPad. –> It’s his iPad. –> It’s his.

* Order of Adjectives *

e.g. Harry saw some strange silver instruments in the store.

e.g. They have beautiful Turkish rugs.

* Asking for Permission *


Ben: “Do you mind if I open the window?”

Jessica: “No, go ahead.”

* Asking somebody to do something *


Ben: “Would you mind opening the window?”

Jessica: “No, not at all.”

* Evening Routines *

page 83, exercise 2

* Morning Routines *

e.g. Mr. Bean

* Simple Past vs. Past Continuous *

e.g. Sean was talking to a woman on the train, and he missed his stop.



  1. I cannot understand a test method. What does it mean that part of test(making suggestion, possessive, order of adjective etc ) Please give me a email or comments. Thank you

    Comment by 12114009 Lee HongWon — October 11, 2011 @ 2:36 am | Reply

    • making suggestions –> pages 69 and 70

      possessives –> page 77

      order of adjectives –> page 79


      Comment by richardlstansfield — October 11, 2011 @ 10:25 am | Reply

  2. Oh……….. I look like fool…….. I don’t know how I don’t remamber a vocabulary test…… I only study grammer….!!!
    The next test… I must don’t forget anything in regard of test!!!!! T.T

    Comment by 최승회 — October 14, 2011 @ 2:55 am | Reply

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