- 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.
Contents of this unit:
- Vocabulary bank
- Comparatives (superiority, equality and inferiority)
- Write a description using adjectives, comparatives and superlatives.
- Prepositions of time.
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:
Review form 5th level – Comparatives of superiority
- Comparative adjectives.
- Comparatives – One syllable
- More Comparative adjectives.
- Order sentences
- Comparatives – 1
- Comparatives – 2
- Comparatives – 3
- Some online exercises to practise:
Comparatives and superlatives:
- Comparatives and superlatives
- Comparatives and superlatives-2
- Comparatives and superlatives-3
- Comparatives and superlatives-4
- A lot of exercises (8 web pages)
Prepositions of time:
A usefulf video of British Council: Prepositions of time
|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