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    Help needed!!!!! on this question

    Please help me answer this question
    A. Meaning
    Imagine you are explaining language to a learner of English. Look at the phrases below (focusing on the capped section) and think carefully about the meaning of each. Briefly suggest how you might convey the meaning to a language learner (i.e. visuals, real objects, synonyms etc.) Use simplified language for somebody with limited English.

    1. I'VE LIVED in Melbourne for five years.
    Elements of Meaning:
    I live in Melbourne now.
    I began living in Melbourne 5 years ago.
    There has been no interruption to this.
    How to convey meaning:
    Map of Australia
    Melbourne – my home – picture- date of arrival and today’s date
    Melbourne – me – year now – year of arrival

    2. I USED TO GO to Lorne for my holidays.
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    3. By the time I ARRIVED she’d LEFT.
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    How to convey meaning:
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    4. I was very EMBARRASED when my trousers split.
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    How to convey meaning:
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    2
    3

    5. You look SO THIN!
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    6. It MIGHT RAIN this afternoon.
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    Re: Help needed!!!!! on this question

    Is this an assignment? If so, please make some effort to answer it, and then we can comment.

    We are not here to do people's assignments for them.


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    Re: Help needed!!!!! on this question (only a sample exercise thats all)

    please help it would be great if you can. its not a assignment just sample, thats all. i would really thank you if you can help me.

    Please help me answer this question
    A. Meaning
    Imagine you are explaining language to a learner of English. Look at the phrases below (focusing on the capped section) and think carefully about the meaning of each. Briefly suggest how you might convey the meaning to a language learner (i.e. visuals, real objects, synonyms etc.) Use simplified language for somebody with limited English.

    1. I'VE LIVED in Melbourne for five years.
    Elements of Meaning:
    I live in Melbourne now.
    I began living in Melbourne 5 years ago.
    There has been no interruption to this.
    How to convey meaning:
    Map of Australia
    Melbourne – my home – picture- date of arrival and today’s date
    Melbourne – me – year now – year of arrival

    2. I USED TO GO to Lorne for my holidays.
    Elements of meaning:
    1:
    2:
    3:
    How to convey meaning:
    1:
    2:
    3:
    3. By the time I ARRIVED she’d LEFT.
    Elements of meaning:
    1:
    2:
    3:


    How to convey meaning:
    1:
    2:
    3:

    4. I was very EMBARRASED when my trousers split.
    Elements of meaning:
    1:
    2
    3:

    How to convey meaning:
    1
    2
    3

    5. You look SO THIN!
    Elements of meaning:
    1:
    2:
    3:
    How to convey meaning:
    1:
    2:
    3:

    6. It MIGHT RAIN this afternoon.
    Elements of meaning:
    1:
    2:
    3:
    How to convey meaning:
    1:
    2:
    3:

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