56 terms

Real Reading 1 Chapters 5-8 and ELI Core Vocabulary - Level 2 - Weeks 6-8


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dangerous (adj.)
able or likely to harm or kill you
death (n.)
the end of the life of a person or animal
license (n.)
an official document giving you permission to own or do something for a period of time
pass (v.)
to succeed in an examination or test
poisonous (adj.)
containing or producing a substance that is likely to kill you, or make you very ill
practical (adj.)
relating to real situations and events rather than ideas, emotions etc
prepare (v.)
to make a meal or a substance
raw (adj.)
not cooked
responsible (adj.)
if someone is __________ for an accident, mistake, crime etc, it is their fault or they can be blamed
survive (v.)
to continue to live after an accident, war, or illness
agree (v.)
to have or express the same opinion about something as someone else
full (adj.)
containing as much or as many things or people as possible, so there is no space left
ground (n.)
the surface of the Earth
imagine (v.)
to form a picture or idea in your mind about what something could be like
in fact (phr.)
used when you are adding something, especially something surprising, to emphasize what you have just said
joke (n.)
something that you say or do to make people laugh, especially a funny story or trick
luck (n.)
good things that happen to you by chance
scientist (n.)
someone who works or is trained in science
serious (adj.)
important and needing a lot of thought or attention
wild (n.)
in natural and free conditions, not kept or controlled by people
active (adj.)
always busy doing things, especially physical or mental activities
brain (n.)
the organ inside your head that controls how you think, feel, and move
control (v.)
to make a machine, process, or system work in a particular way
emotion (n.)
a strong human feeling such as love, hate, or anger
experiment (n.)
a scientific test done to find out how something reacts under certain conditions, or to find out if a particular idea is true
find out (phr. v.)
to get information, after trying to discover it or by chance
fun (n.)
an experience or activity that is very enjoyable and exciting
popular (adj.)
liked by a lot of people
similarity (n.)
if there is a __________ between two things or people, they are the same in some way
surprise (v.)
to make someone feel the feeling you have when something unexpected or unusual happens
humorous (adj.)
funny and enjoyable
interpreter (n.)
someone who changes spoken words from one language into another, especially as their job
introduction (n.)
a written or spoken explanation at the beginning of a book, speech etc
make fun of (phr. v.)
to make unkind insulting remarks about someone or something
mistake (n.)
something that has been done in the wrong way, or an opinion or statement that is incorrect
offensive (adj.)
very rude or insulting and likely to upset people
physical (adj.)
related to someone's body rather than their mind or emotions
speech (n.)
a talk, especially a formal one about a particular subject, given to a group of people
translate (v.)
to change written or spoken words into another language
comment (n.)
an opinion that you give about someone or something
instance (n.)
an example of a particular fact, event, situation, etc.
interrupt (v.)
to stop someone from continuing what they are saying or doing by suddenly speaking to them, making a noise, etc.
odd (adj.)
different from what is normal or expected, especially in a way that you disapprove of or cannot understand
uneasy (adj.)
worried or slightly afraid because you think that something bad might happen
annoy (v.)
to make someone feel slightly angry about something; to bother someone
deny (v.)
to say that something is not true, or that you do not believe something
innocent (adj.)
not guilty of a crime
intense (adj.)
very extreme or having a very strong effect
rude (adj.)
speaking or behaving in a way that is not polite and is likely to offend or annoy people
concentrate (v.)
to think hard about something
concentration (n.)
the ability to think about something carefully or for a long time
apparent (adj.)
able to be seen or understood
resist (v.)
to fight against something or try to stop something
section (n.)
a part of something or a part of a place
stress (n.)
a feeling of worry and not relaxed
stressful (adj.)
something that is stressful makes you worry a lot

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