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• Words to Story Activity “Fauja Singh” & “Giorgio Angelozzi”

instructions:

• look carefully at the forty words below. look up the meaning of any words you don’t know.
• make a list of seven words
mentally make up a story using the words you chose. (in other words no pens or paper!)
• tell your story to your partner (or in a group of three) and explain why you chose the words you chose.

abroad

adopt

advertisement

amateur

appeal

athletic

atmosphere

cataracts

challenge

charity

community

competition

contentment

conversation

courage

enthusiastic

hiss

image

impact

inheritance

insincere

jog

lap

meditation

motto

outskirts

pack

partition

premature

preserve

publicity

remind

restrict

scratch

sect

spacious

steady

stroke

tumour

vegetarian

- the idea for this exercise was found in Vocabulary,John Morgan & Mario Rinvolucri, Oxford University Press, 1986