(This can be done for homework before the lesson and
checked as a warmer)
Choose the best answer to give the underlined word meaning
The prisoner was feeling edgy because he hadn't
eaten or slept well for days. He argues with everyone
for no real reason at all.
nervous and short of patience b) hungry c)sorry
I didn't know the answer so I just shrugged my
shoulders and said nothing.
a) touched b) moved upwards and inwards c) froze
"Don't pass judgement on me", I said.
"Just because you think you are better than me
doesn't mean that you are."
form an opinion of my actions/character b) spit c) send
me to a judge
When I was a kid, licorice stick were two cents
a piece. I remember I liked the long red ones because
they were sweet but not the black ones.
Piece of wood b) match stick c) soft chewy candy
We had a little creek that ran behind our house
in the country. It was too small for any big fish to
live in but we used to try to catch the little ones.
lake b) a small river(stream) c) sea
Some people say that the best place to catch catfish
is in a pond because they like living in the
mud and grass.
a) a roaring river c) a frozen lake d) a small, still
body of water
Near the shore of the lake were great big willows
and we use to sit underneath them and rest in the shade.
a) big bushes b) trees with long, drooping branches
c) tall buildings
I gave a start and dropped the plates I was carrying
when my wife came up behind me and said,"BOO!".
began singing b) fell down c) jumped automatically
Because her boyfriend had just left her, she was sobbing
into her pillow on the bed and her tears made everything
laughing hard b) crying uncontrollably c) thinking deeply
The dead man was buried six feet under in a simple pine
a. paper wrapping b) nice suit c) box for burying the
If you don't put coins in the parking meter your
car will get towed.
a) a small box on a pole b) your pocket c) gas tank
Beneath the hood of the car you'll find the engine.
The fenders are in the front and back to prevent
damage from hitting things.
a) Rubber covered metal strips outside your car b) wheels
Bill Clinton finally confessed (sort of) to having
relations with Ms. Lewinski.
a) Having dinner b) having sex c) drinking
After several years in jail, he was finally let off
on probation, but was caught stealing and was
sent back to jail.
a) conditional release b) holiday c) work detail
When we go camping we always bring tent to sleep in,
sleeping bags to keep warm and dry plus a few small
pots and pans for cooking.
a) Plates b) cans of food c) metal containers you cook
We had to stop at a service station to fill up
before we drove on.
a) a gift shop b) a restaurant c) a petrol station
"I don't believe a word you are saying", she
snorted. "You are a liar!"
a) made a noise through her nose b) crossed her eyes
c) looked down