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Monday, 27 April 2015

MATERIALS. WHAT ARE THINGS MADE OF?


This post is devoted to learning vocabulary on the different common materials of which many things we use are made of.


KINDS OF METAL: 
ALLOY, ALUMINIUM, BRASS, BRONZE, COPPER, GOLD, IRON, LEAD, SILVER, STEEL, ZINC...

KINDS OF MATERIAL/FABRICS/CLOTH FOR CLOTHES: 
ACRYLIC, CASHMERE, COTTON, CORDUROY, DENIM, FLANNEL, LACE, LEATHER, LINEN, NYLON, POLYESTER, SILK, SUEDE, WOOL...

KINDS OF MATERIAL FOR CONSTRUCTION-BUILDERS & TECHNOLOGY:
BRICKS, CARBONFIBRE, CEMENT, CERAMIC, CONCRETE, FIBERGLASS, GLASS, MARBLE, METAL, PLASTER, PLASTIC, RUBBER, STONE, WAX, WOOD...


Check a complete list of materials with their Spanish equivalents HERE.

- SUFFIX -EN MAKES AN ADJECTIVE TO EXPLAIN WHAT THINGS ARE MADE OF:

- It's a wooden house.
- It's a golden bracelet.
- It's a woolen pullover.

These materials each have different characteristics and properties, on the chart below you can see adjectives which refer to these properties.
Practice-exercises:
When describing things apart from saying what they're made of you can also refer to the shape they are. To check on English vocabulary of SHAPES, click HERE.

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