Mosaics (Adjectives vs. adverbs )

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Grammar — Intermediate Level
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Complete each sentence choosing the correct option


  1. The   definition of a mosaic is a coherent pattern or image in which each component element is built up from small regular or irregular pieces of substances.

  2. Mosaic was   used on religious buildings and palaces in early Islamic art, including Islam's first great religious building, the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem.

  3. Traditional mosaics are made of cut small cubes of   square pieces of stone or hand made glass enamel of different colours, known as tesserae.

  4. Some of the earliest mosaics were made of   pebbles, originally used to reinforce floors.

  5. The style was   adopted by the Romans so that large floor mosaics enriched the floors of Hellenistic villas and Roman dwellings .

Discussion

Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below


  1. Who popularized the mosaic design?

  2. How does a mosaic differ from other forms of art?

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