傑思英語教室 English Tips for Kids / P.5

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 81: 廚房用具 Kitchen utensils

到了高小,同學們可認識 (recognise) 一些有關日常生活的詞彙(如廚房用具),其重點不在於一定要串字 (spell),而是讓他們增加生字量,亦可增強閱讀及說話的能力。

註:chopping board = cutting board

圖片來源: “Powering Up: Comprehension Skills and Text Types” 5A, published by Kidz Education

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Topic 80: Hard? Hardly? Late? Lately?

這幾句的意思是甚麼?

1. I study hard.
2. I hardly study.
3. Dad got to work a bit late yesterday.
4. I have not seen my uncle lately.

用作副詞時:
‘hard’ 指「努力」
‘hardly’ 指 「難以」(rarely)
‘late’ 指 「遲到」
‘lately’ 指 「最近」(recently)
所以,第一及第二句可以說意思差不多是相反的。

圖片來源: “Grammar Expert” 5A, published by Kidz Education

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Topic 79: Adverbs of manner 情狀副詞

下列哪一句正確?

1. John runs fastly.
2. Nancy dances good.
3. Please keep quietly.
4. I feel sad.
5. Your new car looks nicely!

*以上只有第四題是正確的 :
1. 沒有 fastly,’fast’ 的副詞也是’fast’
2. 形容 ‘dances’,所以要把 ‘good’ 轉成 ‘well’
3. ‘Keep’ 不帶動作,後面用形容詞 ‘quiet’
4. ‘Feel’ 不帶動作,所以用形容詞 ’sad’ 是正確的
5. ‘Look’ 不帶動作,後面用形容詞 ‘nice’

註:有關 late/lately 和 hard/hardly ,留待下一講

圖片來源: “Grammar Expert” 5A, published by Kidz Education

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Topic 77: perfect tense 六種轉換法

上一講說過,不規則動詞 (irregular verbs) 轉過去分詞 (past participle) 有六種方法:

Method 1: i -> a -> u 🧐
E.g. swim - swam - swum
Method 2: present form + -n/en/ne 🧐
E.g. give - gave - given
Method 3: past form + -n/en/ne 🧐
E.g. tear - tore - torn
Method 4: same as the past form 🧐
E.g. buy - bought - bought
Method 5: unchanged 🧐
E.g. hit - hit - hit
Method 6: special cases* 🧐🧐

所謂特殊例子 (special cases),就是指不適用於上述任何一個方法,小學生常用的有附圖幾個。只要掌握了這六大方法,小朋友或會發現,原來學perfect tense 又不是太難了!💪💪

圖片來源: “Grammar Weekly” Book 5, published by Kidz Education

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