第一集主要学习word families 和 spelling rules
听力材料是: we are going to hear someone talking about a new type of crime - electronic crime.
“It is a new frontier, and there are old, traditional forms of crime being committed electronically, and via computers and the internet.”
The keyword of above sentence is crime.
crime is a noun.
we say that a crime is comitted, or done.
to commit a crime is to do sth illegal.
In English, many words can change to have different uses. In this way, they form word groups.
Learning words groups is an excellent way to build your vocabulary.
Electronically is an adverb. It means in an electronic way, or using electronics.
Electronics is the study of electricity and the things that use electricity.
Phrases: "electronic crime" and "committed electronically"
1. 'electronic', the adjective, comes before the none 'crime', but that the adverb 'electronically' comes after the verb 'committed'.
2. electronic is often used to mean relating to computers, or new technologies. It sometimes gets shortened to 'e'.
We have e-mail, e-business.
So we can get e-crimes - crime committed using computers and the internet.
An offence is another word for a crime.
And offenders are criminals.
So you can build your vocabulary by looking at words on a theme.
Other crime words are : robbery and robbers, burglary and burglars.
In summary: 学习单词by 主题 和 分组/family