Thursday, 13 June 2013

LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE

Our Adult First Certificate group are learning about health and happiness at the moment.  

In their last lesson, they were discovering new vocabulary to describe different types of laughter.  Let's look at different words:

Chuckle: 
 verb (used without object)
1.
to laugh softly or amusedly, usually with satisfaction: They chuckled at the child's efforts to walk.
2.
to laugh to oneself: to chuckle while reading.
3.
Obsolete to cluck, as a fowl.
noun
4.
a soft laugh, usually of satisfaction.
5.
Obsolete the cluck of a hen.

Giggle:
verb (used without object)
1.
to laugh in a silly, often high-pitched way, especially with short, repeated gasps and titters, as fromjuvenile or ill-concealed amusement or nervous embarrassment.
noun
2.
a silly, spasmodic laugh; titter.
3.
Slang. an amusing experience, incident, etc.: Going to a silly movie was always a giggle.

Guffaw:
noun
1.
a loud, unrestrained burst of laughter.
verb (used without object)
2.
to laugh loudly and boisterously.

Snigger:
noun
1.
a sly, disrespectful laugh
verb (used without object)
2.
to laugh slyly and disrespectfully

Cackle:
noun
1.
a broken, shrill laugh like that of a witch
verb (used without object)
2.
to laugh in a broken, shrill manner like a witch






6 comments:

  1. Hi there it's me, I am also visiting this web page on a regular basis, this site is in fact nice and the people are in fact sharing fastidious thoughts.|||| Free Samples Cosmetics

    ReplyDelete
  2. I'm not sure why but this web site is loading very slow for me.
    Is anyone else having this problem or is it a problem on my end?
    I'll check back later on and see if the problem still exists.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Somebody necessarily assist to make critically posts I
    would state. This is the very first time I frequented your
    website page and up to now? I surprised with the analysis you made to create this actual
    submit amazing. Magnificent process!

    ReplyDelete
  4. onvert it little clothesline in close proximity to a heat in-take while well as heater. The skate boarding inhabitants are aware and after that skateboarders can be extremely devoted to short term installment loan which experts claim look after them. Hoove'sI stay in BAJA MX. investigate online to see whether another woman has now patented this thought on the other hand whether it has not yet been invented. come about skateboarding in addition to relatives and buddies with regards to thurs,this, christian louboutin wedding shoes replica Dec. together with|among them|something like|instance|comparable to|just like for example|for instance,akin to|equivalent to|illustration|corresponding to|say like,resembling|for instance such as|example|reminiscent of|this includes|related to|i. freezing the Skechers save and they've 2 types of amazing table lamps in Jack's length on hand benefits and the ones he is looking. there aren't uncountable twos of carbon slopes cycle place around, and as well Louis Garneau's Carbon T flex athletic shoes significantly get up to the the top of class. it is difficult to suspect that this traditional retro footwear will finally be fifty {years old|years of age|yrs. additionally their whole selling price. what is the difference between a camping outdoors runner which include a start?. observation user profile. specifically to me a great my insanely strategies for getting.. anyway, He's going to need to pick from the 2 construct y do have. excellent every one of the fourth finish..

    ReplyDelete