The words related to books

OBJECTIVE: Build up a specific vocabulary in connection with the world of books which will enable you to read and talk about books.

1. Let’s talk about places which are connected to books. What do you call a place…

a. … where you can buy books? …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

 b. … where you can borrow books? …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

 c. … where books are sent to before they get published? ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

 d. … where you can read and talk about books? …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

2. Mind-mapping: Name 6 kinds of people who are connected to the world of books in their everyday lives. These people may create bookcontents, read books, make them, criticize them, sell them, or display them on bookshelves (only to name one example of each person’s everyday actions).

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b.………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

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f.……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

3.  Parts of a book – Can you name the main parts of a book? First read the list of words, and then read the three situations. Whichcorresponds to which?

front cover – back cover – spine

 a. When you are looking for a book on a bookshelf, you turn your head on one side and look at this part of the book. This part is called the ……………..…………………..…

b. When looking for a book to read, you usually turn the book over to look at this part. You may have information on its contents. It usually presents the story or the author. This part is called the ……………..…………………..…………….. .

c. It is the part of a book that shows the name of the author, the title of the book and usually an illustration. This part is called the ……………..…………………..…………….. .

4. Pieces of information printed on a book cover – Can you name the pieces of information which are generally printed on a book cover?