60 terms

T1b - Insight Elementary Units 1-5

STUDY
PLAY
archery
the sport of shooting arrows
badminton
a game similar to tennis, using a shuttlecock
noisy
the opposite of quiet
quiet
very little or no sound
skiing
the sport or act of travelling along snow on two pieces of plastic (skis)
unusual
not normal, not expected
usual
something that happens often
same
the opposite of different
swimming
the sport or activity of moving your body through water
acting
performing in plays or films
rock climbing
the sport or activity of going up mountains or rocks using your hands and/or ropes
sailing
controlling a boat
easy
not difficult
new
different from before; not old
painting
making pictures using a brush and paint
armchair
a comfortable chair with a soft place for your arms
bedside table
a small table next to the bed
ceiling
the top part of a room
chest of drawers
a piece of furniture with parts you can pull out, where you keep your clothes
wardrobe
a cupboard where you hang your clothes
countryside
opposite to the city; a place with lots of green space, fields, farms and nature
curtains
two pieces of material at a window
dishwasher
a machine for cleaning plates, forks, knives, etc
fridge
a cold place in the kitchen where you keep your food
freezer
a very cold place in the kitchen where you keep food below 0 degrees
garden
green space near your house where you can grow flowers, vegetables, etc
suburb
a part of the city which is outside the centre
library
a place where you can borrow books temporarily
bookshop
a place where you buy books
mirror
an object where you can see your reflection
sink
the place with running water in the kitchen where you clean your plates, etc
stairs
what you go up or down in a house
wardrobe
a cupboard where you hang your clothes
roof
the very top of a building
shelf
a long flat piece of wood on the wall in a house
rug
a small piece of warm material that lies on the floor
washing machine
a machine for cleaning clothes
background
the things you can see at the back of a photo
bear
a big, brown wild animal
bungee jumping
the extreme sport of jumping from a high place, attached to a bungee
carry
to hold something with your hands and take it to another place
dig
to move earth in the ground and make a hole
diving
swimming underwater for a long time using equipment
eagle
a large bird that can see very well
foreground
what you can see at the front of a photo
follow
to go after somebody else
fox
a wild animal, similar to a dog, with red fur
grass
a green plant found in gardens and fields
hunt
chasing animals to kill them for food
ice
solid water
on the left
on the right
look for
to try to find something
mountain
a very high hill, eg. Everest
parrot
a bird that can copy what people say
sand
very very small pieces of rock found on the beach
spider
a small animal with eight legs
whale
the biggest animal in the sea
wolf
a wild animal, similar to a dog
enjoy
to like doing something a lot

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