30 terms

Q Skills 3 Reading and Writing Unit 2

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balanced
giving all sides equal attention and consideration; a combination of the correct types and amounts of sth, especially food
(adj.)
A _____diet includes food from different food groups.
identify
to recognize or be able to name someone or something, or to prove who or what someone or something is (v)
Can you ______ the noun in this sentence?
likely
expected to happen (adj)
If you study Quizlet, you are _____ to get an "A" on vocabulary quizzes.
be made up of
consist of
(phr. v)
My breakfast usually________s of coffee and a slice of toast.
recognize
to know someone or something because you have seen or experienced that person or thing before (v)
I ______ you. I saw you in a movie!
at risk
in a dangerous situation or status
(phr)
Students who do not pass the first test are ______ of failing the class.
sensitive
easy to influence, change or damage; (of a person) easy to upset
(adj)
My experience made me ______ to the feelings of others.
system
a set of connected things or parts (n)
The computer ___ was not working today.
typically
usually, normally
(adv)
I _____ go running at lunchtime.
concept
idea
(n)
It is difficult to define the _____ of beauty.
consume
eat, use (v)
It is not healthy to ___ large quantities of fat.
cuisine
food of a country; style of cooking(n)
I prefer Italian ______ to American food.
influence
affect (v)
Weather patterns _____ our emotions.
method
a way of doing something
(n)
Modern teaching ____s involve team work and group projects.
portion
size of food serving (n)
That restaurant serves large____s.
practice
something that is usually or regularly done, often as a habit, tradition, or custom: (n)
It was his usual ____ to read the newspaper. every day.
principle
a moral rule or standard of good behavior (n)
I live by the ___ of treating others as I expect to be treated by them.
property
quality (n)
One _____ of an excellent teacher is patience.
region
a particular area or part of a state or country (n)
Texas is in the _____ known as the Southwest.
tastes
likes and dislikes; flavor (n)
Different people have different_______
muscles
parts of the body used to help you move and do things (n)
Ken likes to work out to strengthen his ______.
complex
complicated, hard to understand (adj)
This is a ____ problem.
survive
stay alive (v)
It was very cold, but my plant _______d.
pleasure
enjoyment (n)
She gets______ from eating her favorite food.
avoid
keep away from (v)
If you want to lose weight, you need to ______ fatty foods.
balanced diet
Enough, but not too much, of the right kinds of food.(phr)
A ______ is important for maintaining your health.
refer to
read something in order to get information; talk about (phr. v.)
You can _____ the catalog to see how much the book costs.
harmony
an agreement of opinions; a pleasing combination of different parts(n)
Different types of foods can work together to create ____.
challenge
something difficult to accomplish (n)
It is a _____ to balance work, school and family.
contrast
difference (n) [C]
The ______ between their lifestyles couldn't be greater.

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