Partial 2 (Unit 8) (Vocabulary (Artists (actor, artist, composer,…
Partial 2 (Unit 8)
actor, artist, composer, conductor, dancer, musician, painter, performer, sculptor, singer-songwriter.
Adjectivces ending in: -ing and -ed
amazed/amazing, bored/boring, confused/confusing, disappointed/disappointing, disgusted/disgusting, embarrassed/embarrassing, excited/exciting, frightened/frightening, inspired/inspiring, interested/interesting, relaxed/relaxing, surprised/surprising, tired/tiring, uninspired/uninspiring.
Art, theatre, music
abstract painting, audience, cast, drawing, exhibition, gallery, gig, landscape, lighting, lyrics, masterpiece, orchestra, performance, play, sculpture, (self-)portrait, sketch, stage, still life, studio.
Useful advice for writing announcements:
Use short, clear sentences,
Have a slogan or a tittle wich attracts attention,
Make the announcement easy to understand and interesting to read,
Include all the practical information and details that the reader needs to know.
In reported speech, when the reporting verb (say, tell) is in past, the tense of the other verb usually changes going one tense "back":
Present simple-Past simple, Presents continuous-Past continuous, Present perfect-Past perfect, Past simple-Past perfect, Past perfect-Past perfect, will-would, can could, may-might, must/have to-had to.
We do not use the auxiliary verb
in reported questions.
There is no inversion of subject and verb in reported questions.
Reported questions are not real questions so they do not need question marks.
When there is no question word we use
For reported commands we use: to+infinitive or not to+infinitive.
If necessary we change pronouns and other wordsin the same
way as in reported statements.
We use told to report stronger commands and asked for more polite questions.
Describing a past event
Useful expresions for reporting past events:
A few seconds/minutes/hours/days later
After ten minutes/half an hour/a while
In the end.