3. Vocabulary. Word classes and translation

a) Fill in the missing words.

Adjective

Noun

Danish translation of noun

nervous

 

 

obsession

 

 

(ir)rationality

 

 

clever

 

 

superior

 

 

(over-)confident

 

 

terrified

 

 

proud

 

 

wise

 

 

cunning

 

 

premeditated

 

 

(in)co’herence

 

 

(in)sane

 

 

(over)sensitive

 

 

sa’gacious

 

 

sa’gacity

skarpsindighed

cautious

 

 

triumph

 

 

au’dacious

 

 

au’dacity

 

horrified

 

 

Learning check

In pairs: student A gives student B the Danish nouns and student B, without looking at the task, has to come up with the equivalent English nouns. Then student B gives student A the English nouns and student A, without looking at the task, has to come up with the corresponding English adjectives

b) Translate into English.

bevis

 

 

overlagt (mord)

p

terrorisere, skræmme

 

 

overlagt, velovervejet

d

motiv

 

 

fortæller

tilståelse

 

 

forberedelse

at begå en forbrydelse

 

 

forfølge, plage

h

skarpsindighed

 

 

forholdsregel

p

skille ad, partere

 

 

dismember

afskyelig

`heinous

Learning check

In pairs: student B gives student A the Danish words in the left column and student A, without looking at the task, has to come up with the equivalent English words. Then student A gives student B the Danish words in the right column and student B, without looking at the task, has to come up with the corresponding English nouns.