What Do We Have Today
Power Point used at Claretiano School in Huancayo
- 1. What Do We Have Today? Presenter : Lucy Castan
- 2. Nym Words
- Names after someone else, e.g. Rome got its name after Romulus.
- A string of words which is homophonic with another string of words.
- 3. Oronyms
- The good can decay many ways .
- The good candy came anyways .
- The stuffy nose can lead to problems.
- The stuff he knows can lead to problems .
- 4. Phrases that sound the same
- A politician's fate often hangs in a [delicate / delegate] balance.
- Any [grey day / grade A] would be bad news for one professor I know.
- I don't know how [mature / much your] people enjoy such a show.
- I have [known oceans / no notions] that you yourself couldn't imagine.
- If you listen you can hear the [night rain / night train] .
- 5. Phrases that sound the same
- I'm taking [a nice / an ice] cold shower.
- Reading in the library is sometimes [allowed / aloud] .
- That's the [biggest hurdle / biggest turtle] I've ever seen!
- [White shoes: / Why choose] the trademark of Pat Boone?
- You'd be surprised to see a [mint spy / mince pie] in your bank.
- 6. The of the
- 7. Should we have a of the?
- 8. Proverb of the Day
- He who hesitates is lost.
- If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
a short sentence, etc., usually known by many people, stating something commonly experienced or giving advice
- Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- 9. Word Puzzle of the Day
- the position of the words,
- How many times a word appears
- homophones and / or oronyms
- Can be used as it is or adding clues.
- 10. Word Puzzle of the Day
- It is a three-word noun phrase.
- 11. Word Puzzle of the Day
- This is a two-word proper noun.
- It is a well-known fish in our country. Use oronyms
- The answer is: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .
- 12. Word Puzzle of the Day
- I think this is just too easy to give you extra information.
- 13. Word Puzzle of the Day
- First, look at the two words you can see here.
- Next, use a preposition of place to relate the words.
- Finally, find a 3-word command.
- 14. Idiom of the Day
a group of words in a fixed order that have a particular meaning that is different from the meanings of each word understood on its own:
- Bark is worse than his bite
- 15. Rhyme of the Week / Month I love little pussy I love little pussy, Her coat is so warm, And if I don't hurt her, She'll do me no harm. So I'll not pull her tail, Nor drive her away, But pussy and I, Very gently will play.
- 16. Solomon Grundy Solomon Grundy Born on a Monday Christened on Tuesday Married on Wednesday Took ill on Thursday Died on Saturday Buried on Sunday This is the end Of Solomon Grundy
- 17. Riddles
- What is worse than finding a maggot in an apple?
- Why did the boy bury his flashlight?
- Why didnt the skeleton go to the party?
- I have 12 legs, 12 arms, and 8 heads, What am I?
- What starts with P, ends with E and has millions of letters?
- Whats the longest word in English?
- 18. Tongue Twister Peter Piper Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. Did Peter Piper pick a peck of pickled peppers? If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?
- 19. Conclusions