Lesson 6

Vocabulary

1. Extent            : Sejauh

2. Inadequate    : Tidak Memadai

3. Devoted        : Setia

4. Distinct        : Berbeda

5. Plow           : Bajak

6. Plough        : Bajak

7. Jail              : Penjara

8. Gaol            : Penjara

9. Synonymous : Sinonim

10. Compendious : Ringkas

11.Grammatical   : Gramatikal

12. Recognized    : Diakui

13. Othority         : Otoritas

14. Distinct         : Berbeda

15. Theatre         : Teater

16. Improvements : Perbaikan

17. Included          : Termasuk

18. Served           : Disajikan

19.  Ironically       :Ironis

20. Develop        : Mengembangkan\

The ideas of each paragraph is :

Paragraph 1          : Noah Webster brief history with the publication of the first book that

Paragraph 2          : Noah Webster wrote the goal american dictionary

Paragraph 3          : Success as a writer american noah webster dictionary

Answer the questions:

1. Which of the following would the best title for the passage?

A. Webster’s Work

2. The word inadequate in paragraph 1 could best be replaced by ?

D. Unsatisfactory

3. Why did Webster write A Grammatical Institutes of the English Language?

C.  He felt that British books were not appropriate for American children.

4. From which publication did Webster earn a lifetime income?

D. The American Spelling Book

5. The word considerable in paragraph 1 most nearly means ?

A. Large

6. When was An American Dictionary of the English Language published ?

C.  1828

7. The word it in the paragraph 2 refers to ?

D. Dictionary

8. The word distinct in paragraph 2 is closest in meaning to ?

C.  Different

9. According to this passage, which one of the following spellings would Webster have approved in his dictionaries?

C.  Color

A summary of the passage:

Noah webster dictionary american is a successful writer and author who first get ameraka copyright to its American Speller.

 

 

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