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"The April rain, the April rain,
Comes slanting down in fitful showers,
Then from the furrow shoots the grain,
And banks are fledged with nestling flowers;
And in grey shawl and woodland bowers
The cuckoo through the April rain
Calls once again."

Mathilde Blind, April Rain
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#01 - Mad Libs Challenge

DoraDora Teacher's PetPosts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited August 2018 in Your English Challenge
Hi guys. 'Sup? How's it going?

Here, I came with a new English challenge called the Mad Libs Challenge. Mad Libs is the world's largest word game. A collection of incomplete senses. All we have to do is to fill in the blanks with certain parts of speech. So, here, I shall provide you a list of parts of speech you have to fill in and after that I'll have to write the whole story with your provided parts of speech.

Are you ready?

(Comment below for any query)
"Like rain, I fell for you."
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  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Here's the list of parts of speech you have to provide:-

    - adjective
    - plural noun
    - verb
    - noun
    - adverb
    - verb -ing
    - clothing
    - plural noun
    - noun
    - verb
    - adjective
    - noun
    - noun

    Happy doing!
    "Like rain, I fell for you."
  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭
    You people must be wondering about the "whole story" thing. Basically, I have the word format in which these parts of speech are to be filled in so as soon as you complete the task list, I shall post the word format with your provided words in.
    "Like rain, I fell for you."
  • ElshaimaaElshaimaa Posts: 147 ✭✭✭
    i didn't understand .... IS that wrong with me ?? :smile:
  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @Elshaimaa - Nope, it isn't. :)

    You just have to give the things mentioned in my first comment (list). Like, you have to give me an adjective i.e clean (for example) and so on like that.
    "Like rain, I fell for you."
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 37,349 mod
    Even after googling it @Dora, I still don't get what to do. The website doesn't say anything either.
  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 9,119 mod
    - adjective - pretty
    - plural noun - dogs
    - verb - laugh
    - noun - book
    - adverb - quietly
    - verb -ing - walking
    - clothing - hat
    - plural noun - monsters
    - noun - cushion
    - verb - reach
    - adjective - slow
    - noun - bottle
    - noun - shoe
  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Okay. Let me clear everything.

    As a sample

    ,

    - I have to take a worksheet of Mad Libs but I don't have to expose it off to you guys at the start.

    (If picture isn't clear you can open in new tab and zoom it)

    - Now if you notice there are blanks having name of parts of speech underneath.

    - I'll only give those names like adjective, adverb, verb, noun, or anything to you.

    - You have to give me an adjective like long, and so on.

    - After you're done, I'll post the worksheet that I chose, having your words filled in the blanks.

    - And that's it. Let's see what you get - maybe a hilarious story.
    "Like rain, I fell for you."
  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭
    mheredge said:

    Even after googling it @Dora, I still don't get what to do. The website doesn't say anything either.

    Of course, @mheredge. It hasn't to. After all, it's a self-created game. :)
    "Like rain, I fell for you."
  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited July 2018
    Okay, here's the worksheet I took from the Mad Libs website.


    It's time to fill in @GemmaRowlands words.

    - adjective - pretty
    - plural noun - dogs
    - verb - laugh
    - noun - book
    - adverb - quietly
    - verb -ing - walking
    - clothing - hat
    - plural noun - monsters
    - noun - cushion
    - verb - reach
    - adjective - slow
    - noun - bottle
    - noun - shoe


    WINTER DOWNHILL FUN



    Winter sports are so much pretty. There's skiing where you put two dogs
    on your feet and laugh down a steep book really quietly. You can also do cross-country walking or snow hat if you don't live near steep monsters. Snowboarding is similar, but you stand on one cushion and reach downhill. Another fun downhill sport is sledding or tubing, where you ride a slow bottle or an air-filled shoe downhill.
    "Like rain, I fell for you."
  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited July 2018
    Looking forward to another one. :)
    "Like rain, I fell for you."
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 37,349 mod
    I still don't get it @Dora. I would say for the Winter Downhill Fun that the answer should be:

    - adjective - fun
    - plural noun - skies
    - verb - ski
    - noun - slope
    - adverb - quickly
    - verb -ing - skiing
    - clothing - shoe ing
    - plural noun - mountains
    - noun - board
    - verb - slide
    - adjective - wooden
    - noun - sledge
    - noun - tube
  • ech0panditech0pandit Posts: 252 ✭✭
    - adjective - calm
    - plural noun - men
    - verb - do
    - noun - ring
    - adverb - silently
    - verb -ing - making
    - clothing - Bermuda Shorts
    - plural noun - Threads
    - noun - Skin
    - verb - Cultivate
    - adjective - Brittle
    - noun - Bullet
    - noun - horn
  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭
    mheredge said:

    I still don't get it @Dora. I would say for the Winter Downhill Fun that the answer should be:
    ........

    You're right, @mheredge. But you don't have to provide me the answers, only the things I'll ask you to provide. The story will be a sort of surprise that will be posted after that. If it isn't clear still, you may have a look at the first comment of this thread and the comment in which I posted the worksheet that I selected i.e. Winter Downhill Fun.

    Basically, 'twas a Try Not to Laugh Challenge which I have molded like this so that it helps in building vocab. Above all, it's hilarious too.

    Here's the video I derived this idea from:-


    Hope it's clearer. ^-^
    "Like rain, I fell for you."
  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭

    - adjective - calm

    - plural noun - men

    - verb - do

    - noun - ring

    - adverb - silently

    - verb -ing - making

    - clothing - Bermuda Shorts

    - plural noun - Threads

    - noun - Skin

    - verb - Cultivate

    - adjective - Brittle

    - noun - Bullet

    - noun - horn

    Thank you, @ech0pandit. Time for your story. :)

    WINTER DOWNHILL FUN



    Winter sports are so much calm. There's skiing where you put two men
    on your feet and do down a steep ring really silently. You can also do cross-country making or snow Bermuda shorts if you don't live near steep threads. Snowboarding is similar, but you stand on one skin and cultivate downhill. Another fun downhill sport is sledding or tubing, where you ride a brittle bullet or an air-filled horn downhill.
    "Like rain, I fell for you."
  • ech0panditech0pandit Posts: 252 ✭✭
    Lol, that sounds really hilarious but somewhat meaningful ...... but it is really fun
  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 9,119 mod
    Dora said:

    Okay, here's the worksheet I took from the Mad Libs website.


    It's time to fill in @GemmaRowlands words.

    - adjective - pretty
    - plural noun - dogs
    - verb - laugh
    - noun - book
    - adverb - quietly
    - verb -ing - walking
    - clothing - hat
    - plural noun - monsters
    - noun - cushion
    - verb - reach
    - adjective - slow
    - noun - bottle
    - noun - shoe


    WINTER DOWNHILL FUN



    Winter sports are so much pretty. There's skiing where you put two dogs
    on your feet and laugh down a steep book really quietly. You can also do cross-country walking or snow hat if you don't live near steep monsters. Snowboarding is similar, but you stand on one cushion and reach downhill. Another fun downhill sport is sledding or tubing, where you ride a slow bottle or an air-filled shoe downhill.
    I think it's a good game, but it doesn't really work. The first adjective doesn't fit, and there are a few other words that haven't been placed particularly well either. It's a good idea though!
  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Lol, that sounds really hilarious but somewhat meaningful ...... but it is really fun

    Thank you, @ech0pandit. Glad you enjoyed being a part of the challenge. :)
    "Like rain, I fell for you."
  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭


    I think it's a good game, but it doesn't really work. The first adjective doesn't fit, and there are a few other words that haven't been placed particularly well either. It's a good idea though!

    Thank you. There are many words that won't fit. That's how we make a story amusing. Thanks for being a part of it. :)
    "Like rain, I fell for you."
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 37,349 mod
    - adjective - frenzy

    - plural noun - dogs

    - verb - play

    - noun - nose

    - adverb - loudly

    - verb -ing - singing

    - clothing - hat

    - plural noun - cats

    - noun - head

    - verb - grow

    - adjective - sharp

    - noun - gun

    - noun - duck
  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Time for your story, @mheredge.

    WINTER DOWNHILL FUN



    Winter sports are so much frenzy. There's skiing where you put two dogs on your feet and play down a steep nose really loudly. You can also do cross-country singing or snow hat if you don't live near steep cats. Snowboarding is similar, but you stand on one head and grow downhill. Another fun downhill sport is sledding or tubing, where you ride a sharp gun or an air-filled duck downhill.
    "Like rain, I fell for you."
  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭
    So, guys here's he worksheet I took from Mad Libs for this challenge.

    "Like rain, I fell for you."
  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Thanks for understanding and being a part of the challenge.

    @GemmaRowlands, @mheredge, @ech0pandit, @Elshaimaa.

    See you all very soon in another challenge. :)
    "Like rain, I fell for you."
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