miércoles, 17 de diciembre de 2008

3.1.2 Vocabulario. Características de los lugares.

calm = tranquilo.../peaceful= pacífico../not far= cerca../cold = frío
dry= seco../wet= húmedo../colourful= colorido.../convenient = conveniente
quiet= silencioso.../famous= famoso .../ impressive= impresionante.../ between= entre
light = luminoso.../ dark= obscuro.../hot= caliente.../long= largo.../short= pequeño
high = alto.../low= bajo.../wonderful= maravilloso.../beautiful =hermoso
magnificent= magnífico.../picturesque = pintoresco.../ lovely = bonito.../ near= cerca
hospitable = hospitalario.../favourite= favorito
surrounded by= rodeado por.../warm= cálido.../dusty= polvoso

Ejemplos:
Xalapa where I live is a picturesque, hospitable city.
Puebla where the weather is warm, dusty and dry is near to Veracruz.

Cuando describimos las características de un objeto hay que seguir el siguiente orden.
1.- Estado ( sólido, líquido o gas )
2. -Color
3.- Forma
4.- Textura
5.-Olor
6.- Hay que decir si no es peligroso o mencionar el sabor que tiene.

Ejemplo: A tennis ball is spherical, yellow and furry.

Vocabulario de adjetivos para describir cosas.

big= grande.../small= pequeño.../thin = delgado.../heavy = pesado
light= ligero.../deep= profundo .../adaptable = adaptable
fast = rápido .../inert= inerte ..../hot= caliente .../cold = frío
empty =vacio.... /full = lleno... /old= viejo .../new = nuevo
expensive= costoso..../cheap = barato ..../thick= grueso

Ejemplos:

a: She wonders if you have a bag?
Yes, I have a bag which / that is small and expensive.

b: We wonder how is Diane’s car.
Diane drives a car which / that is fast and new.
This chair which / that is small ,adapable and light is very old.