More practice in useful vocabulary for reading Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
Here are some images selected to help you learn some club-related terms in English, selected for their mnemonic strength. Hope they help.
These harness the mnemonic power of pop culture, as well as the eye-catching motion possible with gif images.
Great practice in question words.
This is a bit of American history most Americans know more or less by heart. If you are reading American texts, you should know it to, because they may refer to it.
"Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, upon this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that "all men are created equal"
Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived, and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of it, as a final resting place for those who died here, that the nation might live. This we may, in all propriety do. But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate—we can not consecrate—we can not hallow, this ground—The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have hallowed it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here; while it can never forget what they did here.
It is rather for us, the living, to stand here, we here be dedicated to the great task remaining before us—that, from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they here, gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve these dead shall not have died in vain; that the nation, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people by the people for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
Mostly from vintage ads, here are some memorable images to help you remember some basic words for food.
The monkey and the cat
A monkey and a cat lived in the same family, and it was hard to tell which was the greater thief. One day, as they were wandering about together, they saw some chestnuts roasting in the ashes of the fireplace. “Come,” said the monkey, “We shall have dinner. Your claws are better than mine for this job; you pull them out of the hot ashes and you can eat half.” Cat pulled them out one by one, burning her claws badly in doing so. When she had stolen them all, she found that the monkey had eaten every one.
What do we learn from this story?
From this story, we get two common English idioms. What do you think they mean?
1. To pull someone's chestnuts out of the fire.
2. To be a cat's paw.