Methodist CollegeForm One English in Science Module 2---Defining Unit One
Guessing Game 1. Work in a group of 4. 2. One student is standing/sitting with his/her back facing the screen. • Three other students are standing facing the screen. • An object will be shown on the screen. • The students facing the screen will give hints without mentioning the name of the object.
Item 4 Library
A Term Specific characteristics A General Class word
What is a definition? A definition is a statement which should include the general classification of a term plus the specific characteristics that make the term different from other members of the class. A term = A general class word + specific characteristics
Example One: A giraffe is an animal with a very long neck. A term: A giraffe A general class word: animal Specific characteristics: A very long neck
Example Two: A hammer is a tool that breaks things or hits nails. A term: A hammer A general class word: tool Specific characteristics: Breaks things or hits nails
Task One: (1) A term: a thermometer A general class word: an instrument Specific characteristics: Measure temperature
Task One: (2) A general class word: an animal A term: a rabbit Specific characteristics: Soft fur, long ears and a short tail
Task One: (3) A term: a water melon Specific characteristics: Hard, dark green skin and red flesh A general class word: fruit
Task One: (4) Specific characteristics: People stay on holiday A general class word: a building A term: a hotel
Task One: (5) A general class word: a book Specific characteristics: Give a list of words and explains what they mean A term: a dictionary
What have you learnt today? A term = A general class word + specific characteristics
Assignment Complete the tasks and hand in your assignment tomorrow.