Needed Tools For Answering Comprehension And Summary

 

Comprehension and summary in English language require knowing some tools or keywords instead of long sentences or phrases.

This will require the students or candidates sitting for any exams to avoid long and repetitive sentences especially where it is needed to be summarized. For instance, a person who is good at running or jumping is simply called athlete.

This post will bring out the needed tools or keywords to equip the individuals and students alike to answering comprehension and summary in any examinations.

  1. Autobiography: the story of a man’s life written by himself.
  2. Braggart: someone who is always boasting.
  3. Century: a period of one hundred years.
  4. Coward: one who lacks courage.
  5. Contraband: goods smuggled into or out of the country.
  6. Crew: people who work in aircraft or ship.
  7. Decade: a period of ten years.
  8. Bridegroom: a man on his wedding day.
  9. Atheist: one who does not believe in the existence of God.
  10. Aquarium: a place where fish or fishes are kept.
  11. Diary: a daily record of events.
  12. Distillery: a place where gin or whisky is distilled.
  13. Dominion: an area controlled by a king or lord.
  14. Duet/due: a piece of music for two performers.
  15. Edible: something suitable to eat.
  16. Dynamo: a device which converts mechanical energy into electricity.
  17. Biography: the story of a person’s lie written by someone else.
  18. Centenarian: one who is 100 years old.
  19. Bully: a boy who frightens or intimidate weaker boys.
  20. Cabin: a room in a ship
  21. Cavalry: soldiers fighting on horseback.
  22. Aorist: one who looks after the ears.
  23. Antidote: a medicine that acts against poison.
  24. Albumen: the white part of an egg.
  25. Egotist: one who talks too much about oneself.
  26. Escalator: a moving stair case carrying people up or down between floors or different levels.
  27. Elevator: a machine which carries goods up or down the stairs.
  28. Infantry: soldiers who fight on foot.
  29. Jockey: one who rides on horses in a race.
  30. Orchard: a field or garden in which fruit trees grow.
  31. Octogenarian: one who is between eighty and ninety years old.
  32. Oasis: a fertile piece of land in the desert.
  33. Mint: a place where money is printed or manufactured.
  34. Optician: someone who tests eyes and recommends glasses.
  35. Omnipotent: having all power.
  36. Omniscient: having knowledge of everything – all knowing God.
  37. Omnipresent: present everywhere – attributes of God.
  38. Opera: a play in which all the parts are sung.
  39. Linguist: one who knows several foreign languages.
  40. Martyr: someone who is killed in for his religious beliefs.
  41. Miser: one who is too stingy or saves and hoards money.
  42. Glazier: one who fixes glasses in the window
  43. Fracture: break or crack of the bone.
  44. Equator: an imagery line which divides the earth into two halves.
  45. Ingrate: an ungrateful or an unthankful person.
  46. Milliner: one who sells or makes ladies’ hats.
  47. Microscope: an instrument by which small objects are enlarged.
  48. Pessimist: one who looks at the dark side of things or an unhopeful person.
  49. Orphan: one who has lost both parents.
  50. Patriot: one who loves his country or town.
  51. Quadruplets: four children born by the same mother at the same time.
  52. Quintuplets: five children born by the same mother at the same time.
  53. Rangs: steps of a ladder.
  54. Sextuplets: six children born by the same mother at the same time.
  55. Siesta: a short sleep taken in the afternoon.
  56. Submarine: a ship which travels under water s well as on the surface of the sea.
  57. Tributary: a stream or river that flows into a larger one.
  58. Triplets: three children born by the same mother at the same time.
  59. Twins: two children born by the same mother at the same time.
  60. Verbatim: word for word.
READ ALSO  The Importance Of ICT To National Development

 

In summary, the needed tools or keywords are meant to be learnt or read to equip the individuals and students alike to answering comprehension and summary in any examinations. A word, they say is enough for the wise. Rather than writing pages or long sentences, a keyword could give you the needed meaning.

 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *