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6. Specific Vocabulary for grades 4 to 6

by Elaine Gallagher  GRADE 4 Talking about past events Talking about future plans and intentions Expressing simple comparisons Expressing likes and dislikes Describing manner and […]

Elaine Gallagher 07 cegby Elaine Gallagher 

GRADE 4

  • Talking about past events
  • Talking about future plans and intentions
  • Expressing simple comparisons
  • Expressing likes and dislikes
  • Describing manner and frequency
  • Holidays
  • Shops
  • Work
  • Hobbies/sports
  • Food
  • Weekend/ seasonal activities
  • Past simple tense of regular and common irregular verbs
  • Going to future
  • Adverbs of manner and frequency
  • Comparatives and superlatives of adjectives
  • Link word; but
  • Vocabulary specific to the topic area
  • Vocabulary specific to the subject areas
  • Adverbs of frequency, e.g. sometimes, often, never
  • Adverbial phrases of frequency, e.g. every day, once a week
  • Expressions of past time, e.g. yesterday, last night

 MORE REVIEW WORDS and PHRASES 

  • Family matters: using the future, describing people, possessives
  • Play time: frequency, time expressions, every day, six o’clock
  • School’s out: holidays, present / future, when, where, why, who
  • Sports: likes and dislikes, present continuous, questions
  • Memorable meals: food, cooking, talking about a meal
  • Future with going to
  • Nice work: jobs, work,  quickly, well, occupations
  • Shop around : describing ways of shopping, sequencing: first, next, after, finally
  • In class: Talking about the past, comparison / superlative the best, the most difficult, easiest

 NEW WORDS AND PHRASES

 

(Vocabulary fluency increases gradually, over time and with practice.)

GRADE 5

  • Talking about the future — informing and predicting
  • Expressing preferences
  • Talking about events in the indefinite and recent past
  • Giving reasons
  • Stating the duration of events
  • Quantifying
  • Festivals
  • Cars and bicycles
  • Special occasions, e.g. birthday celebrations
  • Entertainment, e.g. cinema, television, clubs
  • Music
  • Recent personal events
  • Present perfect tense including use with for, since, ever, never, just
  • Connecting clauses using because
  • Will referring to the future for informing and predicting
  • Adjectives and adverbials of quantity, e.g. a lot (of), not very much, many
  • Expressions of preference, e.g. I prefer, I’d rather
  • Vocabulary specific to the topic area
  • Vocabulary specific to the subject areas
  • Expressions relating to past and future time, e.g. two days ago, in the    future

GRADE 6

  • Expressing and requesting opinions and impressions
  • Expressing intention and purpose
  • Expressing obligation and necessity
  • Expressing certainty and uncertainty
  • Travel
  • Money
  • Fashion
  • Rules and regulations
  • Health and fitness
  • Shopping
  • Open and first conditional, using if and when
  • Present continuous tense for future use
  • Past continuous tense
  • Modals connected to functions listed above, e.g. must, have to, need to, might
  • Infinitive of purpose
  • Vocabulary specific to the topic area
  • Vocabulary specific to the subject areas
  • Further expressions relating to future time, e.g. the day after tomorrow, in a year’s time

MORE NEW WORDS AND PHRASES 

  • Friends: frequency, giving reasons, recently, a few      days ago
  • Dream machines: probability, could, cheaper, faster, more popular
  • ¿Cover to cover: books and films, narrating an event, describing a character, the funniest, the most enjoyable
  • A “big bang»: festivals & special occasions, during, dates: 4th of July,    31st of  December, 16th of September, celebration, etc.
  • Ordinal numbers: fourth to the thirty-first
  • Watch it: expressing opinions, I prefer
  • Going for gold : recent and indefinite past, for, since, ever, never
  • The world tomorrow:  possibly, probably, is certain to, certainly, definitely not, absolutely not
  • Present time: describing events, sequencing, for my birthday, in December, on the 3rd, for Christmas
  • On the ball: badly, fast, hard, regularly, have to, must, need
  • Season tickets: in the winter, colder, the wettest, sunbathing, swimming, because, giving reasons
  • It’s history: describing past events, how much? how many?  Frequency
  • That’s rich: money, ability, skills; If I’m successful, I’ll be rich.
  • Gerunds: good at + —ing: He is good at swimming.
  • What on Earth….?  opinions, describing, have to, must, need; If we ban cars, the air would be cleaner.
  • In great shape: health, have to, don’t have to, need, don’t need 
  • Wild dreams: describing animals, asking open-ended questions, much, many, more, less, few, little, less
  • Followers of fashion: describing what people wear, shopping, expressing frequency, never, occasionally, often, unusually, always, conditionals (first).

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