In compounds formed from two nouns, the stress is generally on the first element.
Combine words from the two lists to answer the questions. The stress should be on the first element of each compound.
Example: What do you call a place or building where you can park your car?
> A car park.
- What do you call a small portable cassette player?
- What do you call a safety belt that you wear in a car?
- What do you call an area where a building is under construction?
- What do you call a large self-service shop?
- What do you call a tower or building with a light to guide ships?
- What do you call the distance that light travels in one year?
- What do you call a year with 366 days?
- What do you call a kind of plant that grows in the sea?
- What do you call one kind of device for receiving TV broadcasts?
- What do you call a two-wheeled vehicle with a powerful engine?
- What do you call a small container to put rubbish in?
- What do you call a small vehicle for transporting a very young child?
- What do you call a machine for making copies of documents?
- What do you call a pen that you have to fill with ink?
- What do you call a kind of rough paper for smoothing wood?
|List 1||List 2|
1. a walkman
2. a seatbelt
3. a building site
4. a supermarket
5. a lighthouse
6. a light-year
7. a leap year
9. a satellite dish
10. a motorbike
11. a litter-bin
12. a pushchair
13. a photocopier
14. a fountain pen
What’s the difference between...
- a greenhouse and a green house?
- a blackbird and a black bird?
- a bullseye and a bull’s eye?
- a bluebell and a blue bell?
- a swimming instructor and a swimming instructor?
If you don't know, check in a dictionary!