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Sounds and noises

 

A sound is what you hear or can be heard while a noise is a sound,especially a loud or unpleasant one.

Below you'll find noises and sounds people or things can make.

 

things making the sound

verb of the sound (v)

name of the sound (n)

a door that needs oiling

 a wooden floor, a stair when a pressure is put on it

 

to creak

creak

a bacon, a drop of water or butter on a hot frying pan

 

to sizzle

sizzle

leaves, clothes or papers when rubbed against each other

 

to rustle

rustle

a bomb, a gun

 

to bang

bang

a clock or a watch

 

to tick

tick

a cat when caressed

a well-tuned car engine

 

to purr

purr

car tyres when one brakes suddenly

 

to screech

screech

a heavy object hitting something else or falling on the ground

 

to thud

thud

bell, keys in a pocket

 

to jingle

jingle

a bar of soap falling into the full bath tub, a drop of water

 

to plop

plop

champagne cork coming out

 

to pop

pop

little bells, wine glasses

 

to tinkle

tinkle (light ringing sounds)

a light being switched on

 

to click

click

kettle lid shaking while water boiling

window in the wind

 

to rattle

rattle

chair dragged across the floor

 

to scrape

scrape

a fridge, a factory machine

 

to hum

hum

ocean hitting the rocks, when you jump into the river

 

to splash

splash

wood burning in fire

 

to crackle

crackle, crackling

sound people make when moaning

a dog asking for food

a vacuum cleaner

 

to whine

whine

mice

rubber sole of shoes on shiny floor

car tyres in a car park

 

to squeak

squeak

a car, thunder or a lion

an audience's laughter

 

to roar

roar

footsteps, rain on the roof

to patter

patter

*pitter-patter(adv): with quick light beats or steps

SOUND VERBS

  • Buzz - Bees buzz as they fly about collecting pollen.
  • Hum - I like to hum as I do the cleaning around the house.
  • Boo - The crowd booed the politician to show their displeasure.
  • Howl - Sarah howled in pain when she stubbed her toe on the door.
  • Whimper - The dog whimpered because it missed its owner.
  • Crunch - The icy snow crunched underneath my feet as I walked across the field.
  • Whoosh - The air left the tire with a great whoosh.
  • Screech - The crow screeched in the distance when it saw the people approaching.
  • Whir - The computer whirred as it processed the data.
  • Grind - Don't grind your teeth! You'll wear them down.
  • Gurgle - I could hear the small brook gurgling in the background.
  • Chirp - The little songbird chirped happily from the bush.
  • Rattle - The broken part rattled inside the gadget.
  • Neigh - The horse neighed as it came to a stop.
  • Squeak - The little mouse squeaked as it looked for food throughout the house.
  • Splash - Tom splashed loudly when he jumped into the swimming pool.
  • Ping - The modem pinged as it connected to the network.
  • Puff - I stood puffing hard after the two-mile run.
  • Clatter - The dishes clattered in the kitchen while he cleaned up after dinner.
  • Thud - The book dropped onto the floor with a loud thud.
  • Moo - The cow mooed loudly as it tried to scare the men walking through the field.
  • Tinkle - The crystal glass tinkled lightly when I toasted with my wife.
  • Clang - Could you please be quiet? You're clanging those pots and pans and it's driving me crazy!
  • Hiss - The snake hissed at the hiker to warn him away.

Now follow the liks and do the exercises:

http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-63079.php

http://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/vocabulary-exercise-sounds-human.php

http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-29153.php

Fuente: Created by Susan Zilberstein
Fecha: 12/6/2017 | Creado por: Susana Beatriz
Categoria: Grammar Time
Etiquetas: Zilberstein, Susan, 2014, 2 ABIJ, 5, Teens, Inglés, Almagro