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1. VOCABULARY:


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory


Matilda


The Witches


Fantastic Mr. Fox


Tales of the Unexpected



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Types of bag: (school bag / travel bag / sports bag / shopping bag)
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2. GRAMMAR:



NOUNS:
A noun is a word that names a person, place or thing. There are four main types of nouns:
1.
Common nouns name any one of a class of person, place or thing.
girl, boy / city, park / food, apple
2.
Proper nouns name a specific person, or thing.
Jane / Paris
3.
Compound nouns are two or more nouns that function as a single unit. They can be two individual words, words joined by a hyphen, or two words combined.
Individual words: time capsule / Hyphenated words: great-grand-father / Combined words: basketball
4.
Collective nouns name groups of people or things.
family / crowd



INDEFINITE ARTICLE: a / an


Plural spelling:
normal rule
-s
key - keys
car - cars
book - books
vowel, ch, sh, x, s
-es
potato - potatoes
watch - watches
dish - dishes
box - boxes
kiss - kisses
consonant -y
-ies
country - countries



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Plural examples:
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3. PRONUNCIATION:


Plural pronunciation:
-s

/p/, /t/, /k/, /f/, /θ/
(voiceless consonants)
+
/s/

caps /ps/
cats /ts/
books /ks/
roof /fs/
month /θs/
-s

vowels, /b/, /d/, /g/, /v/, /l/, /r/, /m/, /n/, /ŋ/
(voiced consonants)
+
/z/

keys /iz/ - boys /iz/ - countries /iz/ - babies /iz/ - flies /iz/

beds /dz/
dogs /gz/
stoves /vz/
rooms /mz/
-es

/s/, /z/, /ʒ/, //, /ʃ/, /x/, //
+
/iz/

places /siz/ - gases /siz/ - glasses /siz/
noses /ziz/
judges /iz/
brushes /ʃiz/
watches /iz/
boxes /xiz/

Voiced consonant sounds: are made in the throat by vibrating the vocal chords, e.g. /b/, /l/, /m/, /v/, etc.
Unvoiced consonant sounds: are made in the mouth without vibrarion in the mouth, e.g. /p/, /k/, /t/, /s/, etc.



5. LISTENING & SPEAKING:


this - these
that - those




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Oxford University Press Grammar:
· a / an, plurals, this / that / these / those 1;
· a / an, plurals, this / that / these / those 2



6. PRONUNCIATION:


/ð/



/θ/


There are no rules for these two sounds (except that th between vowels is usually /ð/, eg. another.)





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