LESSON XV: Vocabulary in Context

1. LIKE LIKE means similar to or in a similar manner . Situation: Bob and Bill are having a snack between classes. Bob: Do you want to see a picture of my girlfriend? Bill: Yes, I’d like to very much. DOES she LOOK LIKE her mother or like her father? Bob: Well, her eyes are blue LIKE her mother’s, but her hair is blond LIKE her father’s. Bill: She’s very attractive. Exercise: 1.1. Practice LIKE Compare a pair of statements to express similarity with LIKE. For example: Joe speaks fast. His father speaks the same way. JOE SPEAKS LIKE HIS FATHER. 1. Jean's eyes are dark brown. Her father's eyes are the same. 2. June dresses expensively. Her sister dresses the same way. 3. Mary's hair is brown. Her mother's hair is the same. 4. Tom sings very poorly. His friend sings the same way. 2. LOOK LIKE & LOOK Situation: John joins Bob and Bill. Bob asks John a question. Bob: Does it LOOK LIKE rain outside? John: Yes, the sky LOOKS very dark. It’ll probably rain in a few minutes. Exercise: 2.1. Practice LOOK LIKE and LOOK Substitute: LOOK LIKE + Object-Expression ↔ LOOK + Actional/Property to answer the questions beginning with YES, … . For example: Does Mr. Taylor look sleepy? YES, HE LOOKS LIKE A SLEEPY PERSON. Does Mr. Smith look like a busy person? YES, HE LOOKS BUSY. 1. Does Mr. McPherson look like a tired person? 2. Does Mrs. Stevenson look happy? 3. Does Miss Pollack look like an intelligent person? 4. Do the students look like busy people? 5. Does it look like a windy day outside? 6. Does Mr. Wolf's watch look expensive? 7. Does Mr. Harrison's hat look new? 8. Does Mr. Bird's smart watch look like an expensive one? 9. Does Mr. Page look successful? 10. Does it look cloudy?