Depeche Mode "Enjoy the silence" (LYRICS)
1) Listen carefully to these words and classify them according to the pronunciation of the letter "i":/ai/, /i/ (short i), /i:/ (long i), schwa (between e and a)
2) Pay attention to the pronunciation of -ed in wanted and needed. How are they pronounced?
3) What's the meaning of ever?
a. The suffixes -ful, -able and -less are attached to words to form adjectives. Look for three adjectives with these endings in the song. What do they mean?
b. What new words could you create from: understand, harm and arm? Look up the dictionary if necessary.
c. Which sense does the suffix -less add to a word? And the prefix un- (unnecessary)?
5) What's the difference between break, crash, and pierce? and between harm and pain?