DRILL # 1: WORDS IN CONTEXT
Do you know what these words mean?
bap -- yo -- queue --
inane -- duffer -- jink -- viand
Now, read the words in the following sentences and see if you can explain them.
DRILL # 2: PALINDROMES
Did you know that a palindrome is word spelled exactly the same forwards and backwards? Examples of palindromes: Hannah, mom, rotor, level, sees. Here is a sentence which is a palindrome: Name no one man. For each of the following, identify the palindrome answer; remember that the answer reads the same backwards and forwards.
5. A joke:
6. Eskimo boat:
DRILL # 3: ACRONYMS
An Acronym is formed from the first letters or syllables of a group of words or compound term. Acronyms are so well accepted that they often become words used regularly and instead of the words they represent. Examples: Zip Code (comes from Zoning Improvement Plan); Scuba diver (comes from Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus). Below are some common acronyms. How many can you identify?