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Today's word of the day: Diligent.
Now we are going to grab our blank Vocabulary Worksheet and prepare to take notes. You can download your free copy. Just click on the link below the video.
Let's imagine, this is the very sentence where you've found this word. What position does the word "diligent" take? It stands before the noun, it makes it an adjective. Am I right? So, Mary was a very something student when it came to studying English. What can it be? Maybe a hardworking student?
Let's find it in the dictionary. And it is an adjective. Just look at us! The word "diligent" means attentive and persistent in doing something. Wow, we guessed it pretty close!
We can use "diligent" with a noun. For example, a diligent search and a diligent worker. Here you go: two more good expressions :)
Let's see what we can replace "diligent" with: persevering, tireless, hardworking. What do you know! We are awesome! The antonyms will be negligent. Attentive - negligent. Yes?
Here is a good expression, "a diligent student". And we already know it. You can also put down your notes. I wrote “diligent” with the verb to be. Something like “You have to be diligent and more organized!”
Now we are going to make some sentences with the word "diligent". And, of course, you should write your own sentences.
We learn better when we do things ourselves. Right? That is why I included the link for you to download your own copy of Vocabulary Worksheets. Just click the link below the video, and have fun filling it out :)