Monthly Archive: 2013. március

-ed and -ing adjectives/ -ed és -ing végű melléknevek

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Some adjectives have two forms depending on whether a person is                           being affected by something   (e.g.: I was frightened by the look in her eyes.) or whether a person or thing is having an effect on somebody or something (e.g.: She is very frightening when she is angry.) A thing can only be described with the …

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Double consonants/Mássalhangzók duplázása

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Some words double their final consonant when an ending such as –ing, -ed, -er, -able, etc. is added, usually in order to show that the vowel that comes before is short. Fill the gaps in these sentences with the words on the left, doubling the final consonant where necessary.   fat                   The baby is …

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Punctuation/Írásjelek

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.   A full stop shows the end of a sentence, and is also often used after initials and      abbreviations: The Mini was designed by A.C.  Issigonis.   ,   A comma shows a short pause that separates parts of a sentence:  • Only buses, taxis  and bicycles can be used in this street. • The new  road was supposed …

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Prepozíciós kifejezések/Prepositional expressions

Go for a walk

AT                                                                                            at a party at church, at school, at home at university at work at first sight at first at random at (the same) time at a (high) speed at all costs at the age of at the end (of sg) live at a certain address   BY                                                                                                  by (any) chance by accident by means …

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Jobs and related nouns, verbs and adjectives/Foglalkozások és a kapcsolódó főnevek, igék és melléknevek

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Job/Person Noun Verb Adjective actor/actress act/action/activity act (in)active artist art   – (in)artistic applicant application apply for   – beggar begging beg   – burglar burglary burgle   – competitor competition compete competitive cook cooking cook   – criminal crime commit a crime criminal critic criticism criticise critical economist economy economise economic economical employer/employee (un)employment …

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