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Obama Hails Vote on Health Care as Answering ‘the Call of History’(오바마, 건강보험법안 통과는 역사적 소명에 대한 부응)

  • 존 터커 | 영국문화원 강사 john.tucker@britishcouncil.co.kr |

Obama Hails Vote on Health Care as Answering ‘the Call of History’(오바마, 건강보험법안 통과는 역사적 소명에 대한 부응)

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Look at these underlined expressions from the text.

아래의 표현들을 살펴봅시다.

a far-reaching overhaul: changes that will affect many people(많은 사람에게 영향을 끼치는 변화)

year-long push: a whole year(1년 동안)

On a sun-splashed day: a day with periods of sunshine(화창한 날)



These compound adjectives help to condense information into a shorter form.

이러한 복합형용사는 의미를 압축적으로 표현할 수 있습니다.

1. Match the words to make some more common compound adjectives: 양쪽의 단어를 알맞게 짝지어 자주 쓰이는 복합형용사를 만들어봅시다. (e.g. old-fashioned)

1) Oldheaded

2) Tongueminded

3) Hotaged

4) Mouthgoing

5) Openhearted

6) Absentwatering

7) Easyfashioned

8) Thickskinned

9) Middletied

10) Warm minded



2. Now complete the definitions: 이제 의미에 맞게 복합형용사를 채워넣어 봅시다.

1) A person with traditional values is ________

2) A person who has difficulty saying what they mean _________

3) A person who gets angry easily is _________

4) A food that looks delicious is _______

5) A person who is tolerant of difference is _______

6) A person who is forgetful is ________

7)A person who is calm and relaxed is ________

8) A person who can accept a lot of personal criticism is ________

9) A person in their forties is usually regarded as _________

10) A kind or generous person is said to be _________

‘Well’ is commonly used to form compound adjectives (e.g. well-paid, well-dressed)

Well은 well-paid, well-dressed의 예처럼 복합형용사를 만들 때 자주 쓰이는 단어입니다.

3. Summarise the following statements about President Obama with a compound adjective including ‘well’. 아래 문장을 well이 포함된 복합형용사를 사용해 간단히 축약해봅시다.

a) Obama is famous all over the world Obama is _________ .

b) Obama is always accompanied by bodyguards in public Obama is ______ .

c) Obama is constantly updated on world events Obama is _________ .

d) Obama is popular with people overseas Obama is _________ .

e) Obama speaks clearly and politely Obama is _________ .

f) Obama studied law at Harvard Obama is _________ .

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존 터커 | 영국문화원 강사 john.tucker@britishcouncil.co.kr |
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Obama Hails Vote on Health Care as Answering ‘the Call of History’(오바마, 건강보험법안 통과는 역사적 소명에 대한 부응)

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