Live Intermediate English Class with Adam [S1-E28] Zoolander and Abolishing

Hello My Friends!

Being a male model can be tough sometimes, right? Haha. Who knows? Perhaps we should ask Zoolander! Today we are going to talk about the movie “Zoolander” and explain the vocabulary abolish, decade, delicate, former, and major. Also, we will discuss the grammar forms related with the words “little and few.” Don’t miss out on our live discussion too to practice your English!

 

Here are some exercises for you guys to practice the vocabulary and grammar with! The answers are written at the bottom of the page.

 

Exercise 1: Vocabulary Word Replacing (Don’t forget to change the word to match the grammar like past/present continuous etc.)

Replace the red word with one of today’s vocabulary: abolish, decade, delicate, former, and major.

1. What was the previous capital of Japan?

2. It is hard to believe that the year 2000 was over 10 years ago!

3. The relationship between the United States and North Korea requires significant improvement.

4. Be careful when you transport flowers, they are very sensitive.

5. South Africa became a much better place when the apartheid was lifted.

 

Exercise 2: Grammar: 

Showing how we can use the word “(a) little” and “(a) few” to show either “some” or “nearly none.” In this situation the “a” is NOT showing “positive” or “negative” feelings. Instead, it is just comparing the amount. Don’t forget that “little” is for non-count nouns (water) and “few” is for count nouns (cats, dogs etc.)!

Change to following sentences to:

a little/a few or little/few depending on the question.

*tip* don’t forget to conjugate the verb properly depending on the subject

Example) I need more minutes to recover -> I need a few more minutes to recover.

 

1. A: Did you bring some baseball cards for me today?

B: Yes, I brought (some).

2. I have gas in my car right now (almost none).

3. My computer has space on its hard drive (some).

4. In my life I have had pets (almost none).

5. On my street there are trees (some).

 

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Answers:

Vocabulary:

1. former  2. a decade  3. major  4. delicate  5. abolished

Grammar:

1. A: Did you bring some baseball cards for me today?

B: Yes, I brought a few.

2. I have little gas in my car right now.

3. My computer has a little space on its hard drive.

4. In my life I have had few pets.

5. On my street there are a few trees.