Then look at the selected comments!
8. Attitude towards work
- industrious ≠ idle
industrious /ɪn’dʌstrɪəs/: regularly working very hard.
idle /’aɪd(ə)l/: lazy and not willing to work.
- ambitious ≠ unambitious
ambitious /æm’bɪʃəs/ : determined to be successful, rich, powerful, etc.
- hard-working ≠ lazy
hard-working: always doing a lot of work.
lazy: not willing to work or use any effort.
9. How good you are at learning and understanding
- bright ≠ foolish
bright: intelligent; quick to learn.
foolish: not showing good sense or judgement.
- clever ≠ stupid
clever: good at learning, understanding and thinking in a logical way about things.
stupid: showing a lack of thought or good judgement.
- intelligent ≠ unintelligent
intelligent /ɪn’telɪdʒ(ə)nt/: good at learning, understanding and thinking in a logical way about things.
10. How you treat money
- generous ≠ miserly
generous/’dʒen(ə)rəs/: giving or willing to give freely
miserly /’maɪzəlɪ/: hating to spend money
- giving ≠ mean
giving: willing to give freely
mean: not willing to give or share
- frugal ≠ extravagant
frugal /’fruːg(ə)l/: using only as much money or food as is necessary
extravagant /ɪk’strævəg(ə)nt: spending a lot more money or using a lot more of something than you can afford or than is necessary
Let’s take some time to digest and do some practice with these words!
And the last 3 situations will be accomplished in the next episode!
Use 3 of the adjectives to describe yourself and/or someone else down below!
Interesting comments will be picked out in the next episode!
See you next time!