What can leave you speechless? First of all, let's start by looking up its meaning. Obviously, 'speechless' comes from the word 'speech', to which you add the suffix '-less'. What is the verb this noun comes from? What is the opposite suffix to '-less'? Can you give some more examples.
The word 'speechless' may also remind you of something we learn in English classes and that is: REPORTED SPEECH, which will shortly see in class. Why is it called 'reported speech' and what is the opposite?
Let's go back to our initial question: What can leave you speechless? A speech, a song... an advance in technology. You will find some of these below, but let me know any other things that can leave you speechless.
For a start, here I present you the song Speechless by Michael Jackson >>>
And here's another one by Robin Schulz.
You've also got the brand new TV series called SPEECHLESS (presentation on ABC TV). By the way, can you remember a most famous person who also suffered from cerebral palsy? Click here and please watch his inspirational speech: IT CAN BE DONE.
Denzel Washington's speech will leave you speechless - One of the most eye opening speeches ever.
Episode 3: USED TO & WOULD in our series of BBC Learning English: The Grammar Gameshow, where you can test your knowledge of grammar.
You may have some doubts when to use Don't mind vs Doesn't matter , have a look at this episode of English in a minute (BBC Learning English).
Do you like music? I hope you do. Have you ever heard of a group called Bee Gees? Here's an interesting video about their musical evolution: "Bee Gees - Musical Evolution (1960-2016)"
- Episode 190213 / 13 February 2019 >>> 3D printing human anatomy - Language related to 'human biology'. Need-to-know language: anatomy, organs, abdomen & cadavers.