50 terms

Lvl 1 Ch 8 Reading for Speed and Fluency

STUDY
PLAY
right away
at once; immediately
learn
(v.) to get information; to find out
main
(adj.) most important
country
(n.) a land or nation controlled by a government
eg. Japan, China, etc.
skill
(n.) an ability; something you do well
develop
(v.) to grow; to become more advanced or effective
"She ___s her English ability by reading a lot."
ourselves
we; us
"The book taught us about ____"
through
entering from one direction and leaving from the other
magazine
(n.) a thin book with a paper cover usually published once a month
as well
also
grow up
(v.) to become an adult
at least
not less than; a minimum of
"Students need ____ 60% to pass the test."
wrong
(adj.) incorrect; not right
at once
immediately; right away
"I'm hurt! Please take me to the hospital ___!"
confuse
(v.) to not understand; to be unclear
step
(n.) one in a series; a stage in a process
at one time
happening together; at the same time
letter
(n.) a character used in writing; eg. "A", "a", "B", "b", etc.
sentence
(n.) one or more words forming an independent idea; usually includes a subject and a predicate
step by step
following a process exactly, one stage at a time
anymore
(adv.) not now
"In high school I studied math. I didn't like it, so I don't study math ___."
mind
(n.) the part of a person that thinks and feels emotions
gather
(v.) to put into a group, to bring together
store
(v.) to keep for future use
recognize
(v.) to see or hear someone or something and know who or what they are, because you have seen or heard them before
"Do you ____ that woman over there? She was our high school teacher."
language
(n.) a system of human speech and written words that people use to communicate with each other
point
(v.) to physically show the position or direction of something
"Which one is your sister? Can you ___ at her with your finger?"
seem
(v.) to appear to be, feel, or do, etc.
"It may ___ like the teacher doesn't like you, but in fact he's just forgetful."
college
a school of higher learning, similar to a university; in US English, it often means the same as university
machine
a piece of equipment made to do a job
"Airplanes and helicopters are flying ___."
in front of
facing someone; not behind
record
(v.) to copy sounds or images to a machine
"A video camera can ____ moving images and sound."
flash card
(n.) a special card to help you study
list
(n.) a written series of things
"Please add 'bananas' and 'eggs' to the shopping ___."
once
(adv.) one time
memory
(n.) something you remember
repeat
(v.) to do again
middle
(n.) the central part of something; not the edges
fact
(n.) something that is true
"It is a ___ that people can't fly like birds."
as well as
and also
"She's very artistic. She likes music ____ painting."
fear
(n.) feeling of being worried or scared
phobia
(n.) a strong fear
bite
(v.) to grip or cut with the teeth
even though
however; in spite of
"I gave my friend a birthday present ____ I was angry at him."
event
(n.) something that happens
scream
(v.) to make a loud high cry because you are hurt, frightened, or excited
unlearn
(v.) to forget something you knew
trick
(n.) the art or ability of doing something skillfully
face
(v.) to deal with or manage a situation
run away
(v.) to leave quickly, usually to avoid danger
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