30 terms

EAP 1 Week 1 CVL

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attempt
n. the act of trying to do sth
characteristic
n. particular quality or feature that is typical of someone or sth
classification
n. 1. the process of putting people or things into particular groups according to the features that they have 2. a group into which someone or sth is put because of the features that they have
determine
v. 1. control what sth will be 2. officially decide sth
effective
adj. someone or sth that works well and produces the results that were wanted
influence
n. the effect that a person or thing has on someone's decisions, opinions, or behaviour or on the way something happens
engage
v. attract and keep someone's interest or attention
relevant
adj. directly connected with and important to what is being discussed or considered
provide
v. give someone sth that they want or need
result
n. sth that is caused directly by sth else that has happened previously
surface
n. the top layer or outside part of sth
aim
n. thing that you hope to achieve by doing sth
audience
n. all the people who are watching or listening to a concert, speech, TV etc.
combine
v. join or mix two or more things together
compare
v. 1. used for saying how good or bad one thing is in relation to another 2. say that one thing or person is similar to another
encourage
v. 1. give hope, support or confidence to do sth 2. make sth happen more easily
key
adj. very important
recommendation
n. a suggestion or piece of advice about how to solve a problem, deal with a situation
tend
v. regularly or frequently behave in a particular way or have a certain characteristic.
academic
adj. relating to education, especially education in colleges and universities
achieve
v. succeed in doing or having what you planned or intended, usually after a lot of effort
authority
n. 1. the power to make decisions or tell people what to do 2. an organization or institution that controls sth, often a public service 3. someone who is considered an expert in a particular subject
complex
adj. 1. involving a lot of different but related parts. 2. difficult to understand or find an answer to because of having many different parts.
evidence
n. sth that makes you believe that sth is true or exists.
motivate
v. make someone want to do sth well
psychological
adj. 1. involving or affecting your mind 2. connected with the study of how your mind works
strategy
n. 1. a plan to achieve a particular purpose 2. the process of planning sth or putting a plan into operation 3. the skill of planning army movements in a war
identify
v. recognize sth and understand exactly what it is
responsible
adj. 1. the cause of a situation or event; 2: be in control of yourself so that you can be answerable for your actions
individual
adj. given to or relating to a single, separate person or thing

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