Unit 3 – Marvellous Myths

  • Myth: a person or thing whose existence is fictional or unproven. It is usually invented.
  • Legend: a popular story handed down from earlier times whose truth has not been ascertained. Part real and part irreal.
  • Story: a narration of a chain of events told or written in prose or verse. It is usually invented.
  • History: a record or account, often chronological in approach of events, developments, etc.  It is real.

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Contents of this unit:

  • Vocabulary bank
  • Adjectives
  • Comparatives (superiority, equality and inferiority)
  • Superlatives
  • Write a description using adjectives, comparatives and superlatives.
  • Prepositions of time.




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We use adjectives to describe nouns.

Most adjectives can be used in front of a noun…:

They have a beautiful house.
We saw a very exciting film last night.

or after a link verb like be, look or feel:

Their house is beautiful.
That film looks interesting.



To practise more about adjectives:

Adjectives – British Council

Review form 5th level – Comparatives of superiority

Comparatives copia


Comparatives and superlatives:


 Prepositions of time:

A usefulf video of British Council: Prepositions of time

in on at
Months: in January / in April
Seasons: in spring / in winter
Years: in 1984 / in 2015
Centuries: in the 20th century
Times of day: in the morning / in the evening
Longer periods of time: in the past / in the 1990s / in the holidays
Days of the week: on Monday
Days + parts of days: on Tuesday afternoon / on Saturday mornings
Dates: on November 22nd
Special days: on my birthday / on New Year’s Eve
Clock times: at 7.30 a.m. / at 5 o’clock
Festivals: at Christmas / at Easter
Exceptions: at night / at the weekend