Unit 2: lower intermediate
Terms in this set (50)
nice and stylish
informal and comfortable
warm piece of clothing that you pull over your head and that covers your upper body and arms
not neat or clean
modern, popular and fashionable
smart jacket and trousers or skirt made from the same material
beds in a ship, boat or train
a pole that supports the bottom of the sail and can move from side to side
front end of the boat
outside part of the boat that people can walk on
the kitchen in a ship, boat or plane
the largest sail on a boat
a tall pole that supports the sail on a boat
an expression that means a job or task is going well, easily, without problems
a flat piece of wood or metal at the back of a boat that controls the direction of travel (by moving from side to side)
feeling ill, vomiting or feeling you are going to vomit or be sick because of the movement of the ship or boat you are travelling in
back end of the boat
Adjectives are words which describe nouns
scruffy - not neat or clean
He wore a scruffy old t-shirt.
casual - informal and comfortable
I like to wear casual clothes when I relax at home.
formal - serious, important clothes for special events e.g. a wedding
you must wear a formal suit to the wedding
smart - nice and stylish
Dave looks very smart with his new shirt and tie
fashionable - new and popular
Baggy pants were fashionable a few years ago.
Adverbs are words that describe verbs.
He dressed scruffily in an old t-shirt.
I dress casually when I relax at home.
Dave's smartly dressed today in a new shirt and tie.
Everyone will dress formally at the wedding.
Sarah was fashionably dressed in a flowery shirt.
small pieces of wood, glass or other material with holes in them, often used in jewellery
small, bright bits of plastic sewn onto clothes
patterns made by sewing into cloth
to pull back
to move away from (something)
very pleasant, good quality and often beautiful
material for clothes
(here) skill that someone uses to make things
(here) looking plain or simple, not expensive
clearly showing wealth or power
formal way of behaving
strange and unusual
people who are very interested in fashion
when it comes to
this phrase introduces a topic you are going to talk about
(here) social position
special liquids that change the colour of cloth or hair
a large amount of money and valuable things that a person or organisation owns
a bright red colour
(here) the state of being completely good
the ceremony when someone officially becomes king or queen
exciting, energetic and (here) very bright
all the companies and parts of one type of business, for example: the fashion industry, the health industry, tourism
making things in large numbers, especially in a factory
making or using new ideas
relating to the whole world
moving things from one place to another, often in order to sell them
involving a lot of different parts and processes
the things companies do, for example advertising, to persuade people to buy things
well-known company or group of products, for example, Gucci, Coca-Cola, the BBC