• Below, in Box 1, are twenty-four words taken from the story, “Donald McQuarrie.” The words are listed and three columns in alphabetical order.
• In Box 2, there are three empty columns, labelled “Positive,” “Neutral,” and “Negative.”
• Rearrange the words in Box 2 according to whether you think they are “positive” (associated with good things), “neutral” (with good or bad), or “negative.” (with bad).
• When each of the twenty-four words has been put into the approriate box, form pairs or groups of three and explain your choices to your partner(s).
• I discovered this type of exercise in Vocabulary, by John Morgan & Mario Rinvolucri, Oxford University Press, 1986, fl