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Words of the Week – 19th March

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Words of the week:

  • parody (n). a satirical imitation (A hush fell over the classroom when the teacher returned to find Magdalena acting out a parody of his teaching style).
  • penchant (n). a tendency, partiality, preference (Fredโ€™s dinner parties quickly became monotonous on account of her penchant for mashed potatoes).
  • perusal (n). a careful examination, review (The actor agreed to accept the role after a three-month perusal of the movie script).

Vocabulary Challenge

Try to use the words of the week in as many lessons as you can!

Words of the Week:

Try:

1.Writing the words in your planner and using the look/cover/write/check method to learn the spellings

2. Putting the words into 5 of your own sentences.

3. Writing a list of as many synonyms as you can think of for the words selected

(source: http://geoffbarton.co.uk/student-resources.php)