What Do We Have Today

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Power Point used at Claretiano School in Huancayo


  • 1. What Do We Have Today? Presenter : Lucy Castan
  • 2. Nym Words
    • Synonyms
    • Antonyms
    • Eponyms
    • Oronyms
    • Same meaning.
    • Opposite meaning.
    • 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 .
    • Some others I've seen.
      • Some mothers I've seen.
  • 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
    • Day
      • Proverb
      • Saying
      • Word
      • Idiom
      • Word Puzzle
      • Riddle
      • Joke
    • Week
      • Rhyme
      • Song
      • Chant
      • News
      • Tongue twister
  • 7. Should we have a of the?
    • Acculturation
    • Acquisition
    • Internalization
    • It sounds right / wrong.
  • 8. Proverb of the Day
    • He who hesitates is lost.
    • If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
    • Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
    a short sentence, etc., usually known by many people, stating something commonly experienced or giving advice
  • 9. Word Puzzle of the Day
    • Rules:
      • Observe:
        • the position of the words,
        • How many times a word appears
      • Use
        • homophones and / or oronyms
        • Idioms / expressions
        • Imagination
      • Can be used as it is or adding clues.
  • 10. Word Puzzle of the Day
    • Clues:
      • It is a three-word noun phrase.
      • It shows origin.
  • 11. Word Puzzle of the Day
    • Clues:
    • 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
    • Clues:
    • I think this is just too easy to give you extra information.
  • 13. Word Puzzle of the Day
    • Clues:
    • 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
    • Bark is worse than his bite
    • Babe in arms
    • Back to square one
    • At the drop of a hat
    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:
  • 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
    • Involvement?
    • Independence?
    • Initiative?