Yesterday and Today's lesson are about the "Use of English" part of the First Cambridge Exam
By the end of today's lesson you will know how to complete part 3 of UoE
You will be able to use suffixes and understand word formation
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Discuss the following: in small groups
Have you ever danced?
What kind of dancing did you do?
Why did you stop?
Would you like to dance?
Do you think you would be good at dancing?
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Are these statements positive or negative?
I look a bit childish
I've got two left feet
I'm really dreadful
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We are going to focus on word formation
Is this word a verb a noun or an adjective?
What is the noun form of this word?
by adding the suffix -ence to some verbs, you can create a noun
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About Part 3 Word Formation
You will read a short text which has 8 gaps. For each gap you have to use a given 'stem' word to make the correct form of the missing word. In the exam you transfer your answer to a special answer sheet. Part 3 tests your knowledge of the way words are formed in English, including the use of prefixes and suffixes, and spelling rules associated with these changes.
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Here are some tips for this part of the exam. As always, read the complete text first to get a global understanding of the content.
Examine the sentence structure to identify the part of speech required, such as a noun, verb, adjective or adverb.
Use your understanding of the context to decide if the missing word is positive or negative.
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Page 14 Exercises 4 and 5
Homework: Finish Exercises 4 and 5 if not done
during the lesson. Look at some of the links in this LessonUp and practice some of the Use of English online