傑思英語教室 English Tips for Kids / P.4

Topic 102: 縮寫 Contractions (可以用 there’re 嗎?)🧐

Topic 102: 縮寫 Contractions (可以用 there’re 嗎?)🧐

以下是其中一些縮寫,供大家參考 (註:部分字我們少用或甚至不用縮寫,如 am not, may not 和 there are):

is not / isn’t
are not / aren’t
am not
was not / wasn’t
were not / weren’t
has not / hasn’t
have not / haven’t
had not / hadn’t
will not / won’t
shall not / shan’t
must not / mustn’t
cannot / can’t
could not / couldn’t
would not / wouldn’t
should not / shouldn’t
may not
might not / mightn’t

he is / he’s
she is / she’s
it is / it’s
I am / I’m
you are / you’re
we are / we’re
they are / they’re
we will / we’ll
there is / there’s
there are

圖片來源:Tenses & Proofreading Elite 4 https://www.kidz.com.hk/produc…/tenses-proofreading-elite-4…

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Topic 90: Chocolate? Chocolates?

‘Chocolate’ 可數嗎?

簡單來說,一顆顆的就可數,
用 ‘chocolates’ 🌰🌰
一排排的就不可數,
用 ‘chocolate’ 或 ‘a bar of chocolate’ 。🍫

圖片來源:’Grammar Expert’ Book 4B, published by Kidz Education
https://www.kidz.com.hk/…/gramma…/products/grammar-expert-4b

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Topic 85: 寫作農曆新年

農曆新年🐷快到了,作文時記得多用好詞好句呀!附表的佳句🌟可供參考:

圖片來源: “Ace Minds: Writing” Book E, published by Kidz Education (Book E 適合小三或以上程度)

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Topic 84: 閱讀策略

Comprehension strategies: Making references

What does ‘it’ refer to? 🧐🤔
是小一至小六都會出現的閲讀理解題目,
同學要留意以下幾點:

1. 留意行數,圈起’it’

2. 答案一般都是指這個代詞 ‘it’前面出現的名詞,如附圖第一題,答案就只有 ‘a carton of milk’ (有些同學見 ‘trolley’ 與 ‘it’十分接近就誤以為這是答案,但記住 💪 ,答案是代詞前面而不是後面的名詞)

3. 在答題時,問題用 ‘does’,所以答案一般都是 ‘It refers to ...’

4. 由於有指定和在說上述的物件,所以應該把 ‘a carton of milk’ 轉成 ‘the carton of milk’

5. 得出答案: It refers to the carton of milk. / ‘It’ refers to the carton of milk.

溫馨提示:🙂
有人或會問,為什麼第二題的 ‘them’ 用了 ‘does’? 原因是因為所指的是這一個生字,即 What does (the word) ‘them’ refer to?
所以答案仍是 It refers to ... ,也可寫成 ‘Them’ refers to ... (此時 ‘Them’ 一定要用 quotation marks ‘ ‘ ,也不可寫成小楷 ‘them’)



圖片來源: “Powering Up: Comprehension Skills & Text Types 4A”, published by Kidz Education

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Topic 82: 詞彙學習

學英文生字,其中一個方法就是通過填空格 (cloze)學習,那就可以知道同學們是否真的明白生字的意思。🙄

做練習的時候,可以先做有信心的題目,然後圈起已用過的生字,餘下的再慢慢推測。🤔 如果是家課,也應該先嘗試推敲答案,最後才查字典以覆核答案。否則,平日習慣了先寫下生字的解釋才做練習,到了測驗考試時,就可能會因「見個個生字都唔識」而發慌了。 😖

不妨用這個方法試試以下的練習吧! 😊

圖片來源: “Powering Up: Comprehension Skills and Text Types” 4A, published by Kidz Education

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