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4-SKILLS Classifying & Sorting, Metals Part -II- (Author-Bouabdellah)

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Practice: Classifying & Sorting, Metals -II-


C –Language Study:
1-Vocabulary I: WORD FORMATION
Observe:
Noun + ic = Adective
 
 The suffix "ic" is added to a noun to form an adjective which describes the “quality” of something.
 
Example:       period periodic         -        base basic
 
Exercise A:  Form the adjectives of the nouns below.
 
–Magnet                   –Meter        
–Graph                     –Atom         
–Photograph            –Automate 
–Cone                        –Cube         
–Metal                       –Sulphur    
 
Exercise B:  From the list in Exercise A find the words (noun or adjective) that correspond to the following definitions.
 
1.A  attracts iron and is normally made of steel or iron; one of its ends is called the North Pole and the other is called the South Pole.
2.Even though Great Britain has officially adopted the  sys­tem, most people still continue to use the old measuring units: inches, feet, yards and miles.
3.Scientists believe that everything is formed of small particles called . This is known as the theory.
4.Data is stored in computers on a  tape or disc.
5.Various machines used to be operated manually but now most of them are fully .

2-Vocabulary II: WORD FORMATION
Observe:
adjective    +{
ity
}=  noun
ness
 
                                    
We can form a noun expressing the idea of state or quality or property by adding the suffixes "ity" or "ness" to an adjective.
 
Example:      Elastic elasticity  ,  HardHardness
 
Exercise A:  Give the corresponding names of the state/quality/ property.
 
1.Fluid               2.Ductile  
3.Brittle             4.Mobile  
5.Tough              6.Thick    
7.Flexible           8.Rough  
 
Exercise B:  What qualities/properties are defined in the following?
 
       1.The property of flowing easily (like water, oil…):
       2.The quality of moving freely:
       3.The state of being not smooth but irregular and unclear:
       4.The dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width:
       5.The property of being firm but easily broken:

 3-Structure I: CLASSIFYING/SORTING
Observe:
There are
We can distinguish
  two
+ several
  many
+ (different) +
groups
sorts
kinds
types
+ of  (X)
 
Example:     
 
1.There are several different grades of steels.
2.We can distinguish two groups of metals.
 
Exercise A:  Refer to the diagrams below and complete the sentences using the language forms in the table above.
 
(1)
 
ANIMALS
 
 
Reptiles
Insects
Mammals
Fish
Birds
1.There five of .
 
(2)
 
STEELS
 
 
Low carbon steels
Mild Steels
Medium carbon steels
High carbon steels
2.We distinguish types of .
 
(3)
 
FAMILIES OF LANGUAGES
 
 
HamitoSemitic
Indo-European
Sino Tibetan
Altaic
3. are families . are Hamito Semitic, the Indo-European, the Sino Tibetan, and the Altaic .
 
(4)
 
CLIMATES
 
 
Mediterranean
Continental
Equatorial
Tropical
Oceanic
4.We can distinguish types of : the , the , the Equatorial the Oceanic climate.

 
4-Structure II: CLASSIFYING/SORTING
Observe:
 
(X) can be
classified
grouped
divided
sorted
into
several
different
many
groups
categories
types
sorts
 
Example:     
 
Metals can be classified into several / different groups.
 
Exercise A:  Refer to the diagrams in the previous activity again and complete the sentences using the language forms in the table above.
 
1.Animals can be into .
2. can divided into categories.
3.Languages be into families.
4. can be classified many .

 5-Structure III: CLASSIFYING/SORTING
Observe:
 
Passive:
(X) can be
Classified / sorted
According to
Active:
 We can
classify / sort (X)
 
Example:     
 
a)Pupils can be classified/sorted according to their level: good pupils, average pupils and weak pupils.
b)We can classify/sort pupils according to their level: good pupils, average pupils and weak pupils.
c)Pupils can be classified/sorted according to their sex: boys and girls.
d)We can classify/sort pupils according to their sex: boys and girls.
 
Exercise A:  Using information from the table below write sentence as shown above.
 
Things classified
Criteria
Categories/groups
1. Machines
source of power
mechanical / electrical / manual
2. Electronic apparatus
use
communication / computing / measuring
3. Natural elements
state
solid / liquid / gas
4. Shapes
perspective
bi-dimensional / tri-dimensional
5. Computers
design
desktop / portable
 
1. can be sorted according to their : mechanical, electrical and manual.
2. apparatus classified according use: communication , apparatus, measuring apparatus.
3.Natural can be classified to their . They be solid, or gas.
4. can sort according to their ; either bi-dimensional tri-dimensional.
5.We can according to their . We can desktop or  computers.
 
D –More Practice:
 
Exercise :  Group these into pairs and find the odd one out.
 
Word List
Odd One Out
Pair 1
Pair 2
1.     Carrot-Alfalfa-Carpet-Raffia-Tomato.
Carrot
2.     Palm Tree-Pine-Cork Oak-Almond Tree-Rose.
Almond Tree
3.     Apple-Garlic-Apricot-Onion-Table.
Onion
4.     Ring-King-Gloves-Cap-Bracelet.
Gloves
5.     Fly-Rabbit-Bee-Habit-Rat.
Bee
6.     Sandstone-Glass-Lorry-Clay-Plastic.
Sandstone
7.     Steel-Copper-Tin-Cast Iron-Carbon.
for this one you can refer to the text in part I
Copper