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Prepositions: sulphur-crested cockatoo

1 - Learning Objective

Learning Objective

We are learning how to use prepositions to show a relationship, typically in terms of place or time, between two or more things, people or events.

Context: sulphur-crested cockatoo


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Credit: BBC One - Animals Behaving Badly

Clip Description

Sulphur-crested cockatoos (Cacatua galerita) are rarely found outside Australia and are often considered as pests due to their destructive nature. The sulphur-crested cockatoo often fans its yellow headdress when it lands. Once the crest has been lowered, it is hardly visible.

In this fascinating clip, we see these formidable, golden-crested birds causing havoc in their neighbourhood. These intriguing birds, with their stylish, yellow fascinators, cannot be missed in the busy city of Sydney, Australia. What do you think will happen when they turn up to a party uninvited? Watch the clip to find out.

Discuss the meaning of each word highlighted in bold.

Word Challenge

See how many words you can list to describe the word ‘yellow.’ Think about using a noun followed by the colour.

e.g. mustard yellow, sun yellow, …