1 The Most Common Letter Used in English

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1. The Most Common Letter Used in English is. . . A E B

1. The Most Common Letter Used in English is. . . A E B A C I D B > tekhnologic

EXTRA TASK These words contain only letter E as a vowel. What are these?

EXTRA TASK These words contain only letter E as a vowel. What are these? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. The two days after Friday Turn water into ice Most „jealous” Information kept to oneself Maker of necklaces and earrings Meat A light and pleasant wind Most smart, intellectually

Solution • The two days after Friday - WEEKEND • Turn water into ice

Solution • The two days after Friday - WEEKEND • Turn water into ice - FREEZE • Most „jealous”- GREENEST • Information kept to oneself - SECRET • Maker of necklaces and earrings- JEWELLER • Meat - BEEF • A light and pleasant wind- BREEZE • Most smart, intellectually - CLEVEREST

2. Shakespeare Added Over a Thousand New Words to the English Language. A FALSE

2. Shakespeare Added Over a Thousand New Words to the English Language. A FALSE B TRUE > tekhnologic

EXTRA TASK How many Shakespeare plays can you list in a minute? You can

EXTRA TASK How many Shakespeare plays can you list in a minute? You can also write the Hungarian title.

EXTRA TASK How many Shakespeare plays can you list in a minute?

EXTRA TASK How many Shakespeare plays can you list in a minute?

3. The longest word in English is: ‘pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis’ ! How many letters does it

3. The longest word in English is: ‘pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis’ ! How many letters does it contain? A 35 B 40 C 50 D 45 > tekhnologic

EXTRA TASK • Make up a definition for this word! pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

EXTRA TASK • Make up a definition for this word! pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

SOLUTION a lung disease contracted from the inhalation of very fine silica particles, specifically

SOLUTION a lung disease contracted from the inhalation of very fine silica particles, specifically from a volcano;

4. The most common adjective used in English is. . . A nice B

4. The most common adjective used in English is. . . A nice B good C bad D funny > tekhnologic

EXTRA TASK How many adjectives can you collect in one minute? You get points

EXTRA TASK How many adjectives can you collect in one minute? You get points for unique ones (the ones that only your team has written)

5. Over 80% of the information stored on computers worldwide is in English. A

5. Over 80% of the information stored on computers worldwide is in English. A TRUE B FALSE > tekhnologic

EXTRA TASK: What do these chat abbrevations stand for? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

EXTRA TASK: What do these chat abbrevations stand for? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. BRB LOL NP TTYL IDK ASAP

SOLUTION 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. BRB - Be Right Back LOL -

SOLUTION 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. BRB - Be Right Back LOL - Laughing Out Loud -or- Lots Of Love NP - No Problem -or- Nosy Parents TTYL - Talk To You Later -or- Type To You Later IDK- I Don't Know ASAP- As Soon as Possible

6. More English words begin with the letter "E" than any other letter of

6. More English words begin with the letter "E" than any other letter of the alphabet A TRUE B FALSE > tekhnologic

EXTRA TASK Which letter is it? Unjumble these words starting with this letter: WAIDCNSH

EXTRA TASK Which letter is it? Unjumble these words starting with this letter: WAIDCNSH RYASAL OCSTAHM LOHCSO CROSE

 • sandwich • salary • stomach • school • score

• sandwich • salary • stomach • school • score

7. How many English words end with -gry? A 1 B 3 C 2

7. How many English words end with -gry? A 1 B 3 C 2 D 4 > tekhnologic

EXTRA TASK Which are these words?

EXTRA TASK Which are these words?

8. English is spoken by 952 million people around the world. A TRUE B

8. English is spoken by 952 million people around the world. A TRUE B FALSE > tekhnologic

EXTRA TASK In which seven countries is English a native language?

EXTRA TASK In which seven countries is English a native language?

English-speaking countries • There are seven large countries with a majority of native English

English-speaking countries • There are seven large countries with a majority of native English speakers that are sometimes grouped under the term Anglosphere. In numbers of English speakers they are: the United States (at least 231 million) the United Kingdom (60 million) Canada (at least 20 million), Australia (at least 17 million), Ireland (4. 8 million) New Zealand (4. 8 million) and South Africa.

9. English originates from what is now known as North West ____ A Italy

9. English originates from what is now known as North West ____ A Italy B Germany C Hungary D France > tekhnologic

10. The population of England is around _____ million. A 20 B 30 C

10. The population of England is around _____ million. A 20 B 30 C 40 D 50 > tekhnologic

EXTRA TASK Which are the two biggest English cities?

EXTRA TASK Which are the two biggest English cities?

SOLUTION • London and Birmingham

SOLUTION • London and Birmingham