In this lesson, your tutor will help you go over this topic: insects. First, go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Read the word/expression and definition out loud, and your tutor will go over anything you do not understand. Practice creating a sentence or two to make sure you know how to use the word/expression properly.
|bug||(n) another name for an insect
The bug is crawling on the floor.
|butterfly||(n) usually a bright-colored insect that can fly
There is a butterfly on the flower.
|bee||(n) a yellow and black colored insect that can fly and sting
A bee can sting you so be careful.
|ants||(n- plural) a very small insect that lives in a big group; red or black in color
Ants work together like an Army.
|fly||(n) a small flying insect that usually bothers people
The fly landed on my food.
|spider||(n) a small creature that has eight legs and makes a web
The spider catches other insects in its web?
|grasshopper||(n) an insect with long legs that are used for jumping
The grasshopper can jump very far.
|cockroach||(n) a black or brown insect that is usually found in homes
I saw a big cockroach in my kitchen.
|ladybug||(n) a small flying insect that has a round red back with dark spots
A ladybug does not sting.
|worm||(n) a long thin creature that is wet to the touch and has no legs
A worm lives in the ground.
Use the following questions as a guideline to form an interesting conversation with your tutor. Feel free to diverge from these suggestions if anything interesting comes up.
- Which insects do you dislike? Why?
- Which insects do you like? Why?
- Have you ever been bitten or stung by an insect? If so, what happened?
- Are there any insects you fear? Why?
- What insects are in your country?
- Have you ever killed an insect? Why?
- Do you know what a fly swatter is?
- If you were an insect, which one would you be? Why?
- If you saw a spider, how would you react?
- Have you ever seen a scary movie about insects? If so, which one?