Améliorez votre Anglais 8 

Tongue twister (répetez rapidement au moins trois fois)
She shall surely see the sun shine

1 Trouvez la bonne définition (Find the right definition)

1 heat wave
2 You can’t put the clock back
3 drinking water
4 driving licence
5 Watch out !
6 to commute
7 willingly, with pleasure
8 I had a narrow escape
9 heavy goods vehicle (HGV)
10 bless you!

A à vos souhaits !
B poids lourd
C volontiers
D faire la navette
E Je l’ai échappé belle
F permis de conduire
G eau potable
H Attention!
I Ce qui est fait est fait
J canicule

Quote
It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.
Confucius

2 Trouvez les 12 erreurs qui se cachent dans ce texte sur Harry Potter

The seven Harry Potter fantasy novels was written by British author J. K. Rowling and telled the story of a teenager boy named Harry Potter and their best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. Most of the story taking place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, who is a school for young wizards and witches. We follows Harrys fight against the evil wizard Lord Voldemort, what killed Harry’s parents as part of his plan to take over the wizard world. ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ (Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort) is the seventh and final book and was release in july 2007.

3 Completez les proverbes

1. A man’s home….
2. A friend in need………
3. He who hesitates……
4. Prevention is better……
5. Easier said………
6. Bad news………
7. Opportunity seldom……..
8. Crime…….
9. Practice……
10. Finders keepers

a. travels fast.
b. is lost
c. losers weepers.
d. makes perfect.
e. knocks twice
f. than done.
g. than cure.
h. is a friend indeed.
i. is his castle.
j. does not pay

….. but what do they all mean? Consacrez 10 minutes à la recherche pour trouver les équivalents en Français.

(He is) ‘all talk and no trousers’
Quelqu’un qui parle beaucoup mais ne fait pas grande chose!

4 Trouvez les contraires

1. out
2. dry
3. rough
4. early
5. near
6. narrow
7. some
8. empty
9. expensive
10. married

Maintenant, remplissez les blancs avec le bon adjectif, choisi parmi les mots (et leurs contraires) en haut
I was sure that I had ——- coins in my pocket but when I put my hand —-, my pocket was —–. Oh dear! A taxi into Perpignan is too —— and if I walk in the rain, I will get —–, arrive —- and miss seeing my friend get ——-!

Language tip
To agree and disagree…….
TO AGREE
……….with a positive statement
SO + verb + pronoun
“I love chocolate.’
‘So do I.’
………with a negative statement
NOR/NEITHER + verb + pronoun:
“I don’t want to go to work this morning”
“Nor do I”

TO DISAGREE
……with a positive statement
Pronoun + verb + not (-n’t)
“I love the Beatles”
“I don’t”
…….with a negative statement
Pronoun + verb
“I don’t like spiders”
“I do!”

5 Trouvez les synonymes

1 to admit
2 awful
3 bizarre
4 bum
5 French dressing
6 to cope

a bottom
b to manage
c to confess
d vinaigrette
e terrible
f weird

 

 

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