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  Lesson 3 , unit 6  COMPOUND NOUNS Compound nouns are nouns formed by combining 2 or more words . Usually it is noun + noun (e.g. cofee+ maker >  cofee maker  ) or adjective + noun (e.g. micro + wave >  microwave ) but sometimes there can be other combinations. ã The second word is the general noun, the frst word more specifc. A hair dryer is a machine or drying hair (dierent rom a clothes dryer, which dries clothes). ã Sometimes the two words are joined together: dishwasher  ã Sometimes the two words are joined by a hyphen, especially i the compund word becomes an adjective: the English-speaking world ã Sometimes the two words are separate: cofee maker  ã The stress is normally on the frst word: DISHwasher   Culture counts ã Thomas Alva Edison  (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an  American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices that greatly inuenced lie around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. He was called The Wizard o Menlo Park , and he was one o the frst inventors to apply the principles o mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process o invention. Edison was a prolifc inventor, holding 1,093 US patents in his name. His inventions contributed to mass communication and, in particular, telecommunications. These included a stock ticker, a mechanical vote recorder, a battery or an electric car, electrical power, recorded music and motion pictures.  Exercises ã Ex 1.1 make, do ã In the dialogue, Juan says It's not worth making a rota or that The phrase  It's worth it/__ing   = It's a useul/good thing to do. For example: i you visit London, it's worth going on the London Eye Shall we help Juan tidy up? No, it's not worth it- he's nearly  nishedSee ---------------Properly speaking(platorm)
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