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FALL ADJECTIVES LIST

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  During the months of September, October, and November the weather begins to cool down in the northern hemisphere, and the trees start changing colors, from green to yellow and red leaves.  People also start dressing differently, wearing long pants, sweaters, and even boots.  In the United States, people celebrate an important and unique holiday: Thanksgiving. S ince 1941 , this Holiday has been celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. It commemorates the pilgrims' successful harvest in 1621, thanks to the natives' helping hand. It is one of my favorite holidays, and it reminds us to be grateful for the good people in our lives. In the United States, fall also is related to discounted prices at stores and football. People make apple pies, and kids love playing outside in the milder weather.  Overall, fall is so much fun! And we can use different words to describe what happens during this season. Such words are called adjectives. Adjectives are a part of English speech. W

IDIOMS: WHEN YOU KNOW THE WORDS BUT NOT THE MEANING.

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  Have you ever entered a room full of people speaking English? Then, suddenly, you are confused: They are talking words you can understand but can't figure out the meaning of what they are saying. Imagine your co-worker telling you: "Don't  break a sweat   on that report! You can get it fixed if you  pull out an all-nighter . " Did you truly understand what she was trying to tell you? At that moment, you feel you need some coffee to sharpen your mind and think about what your co-worker just told you.  You are walking to the cafeteria and find yourself in trouble because there is a new coffee machine, and it looks complicated to make it work. Another co-worker passes by, and she says: "Don't worry,  right off the bat,  you can tell  is a tricky machine! " and offers to help you.  You accept the help but are clueless about what she said a minute ago: perhaps she wants me to hit it with a bat? You wonder.  That afternoon, you ride the bus to get back home,

ADJECTIVES AND CHRISTMAS - FIND THE DIFFERENCE

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Christmas is here! This is the time of the year to celebrate with family and friends the birth of Jesus Christ while reflecting on the year ending: giving thanks for the good things lived and planning for the new year to come. Find the difference and the adjectives with   this fun activity !  This is a perfect adjective game to catch words while playing and understanding the concept: an adjective describes the noun; it makes it more specific.  Click on the image below; look at the drawings, and guess which piece is different by clicking on it, and the adjective will show up! How to identify an adjective? We have the noun "gift," and we need a word to describe it. How would you call it? "beautiful" or "colorful"; those are   adjectives   because tell  how the gift is :   beautiful gift   / colorful gift . Find here more winter adjectives. Learn more about  me !  Get in touch  if you are interested in my online instruction!

ADJECTIVES AND THANKSGIVING - FIND THE DIFFERENCE

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Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday and reminds us to be grateful for the things we appreciate in life: family, friends, jobs, food, and health.  Every year, since the fall of 1621, we celebrate this special day with a great feast, and it is the time family, and friends get together to celebrate life. Find the difference and the adjectives with   this fun activity !   This is a perfect adjective game to catch words while playing and understanding the concept: an adjective describes the noun; it makes it more specific.  Click on the image below; look at the drawings, and guess which piece is different by clicking on it, and the adjective will show up! How to identify an adjective? Let's say we have the noun "apple," and we need a word to describe it. How would you call it? "crunchy" or "red"; those are   adjectives   because tell  how the apple is :    crunchy apple  / red apple . Find here  a compelling fall adjective list, including categories. Learn