Lvl 1 Ch 5-8 Reading for Speed and Fluency
Terms in this set (200)
(n.) a deep valley with steep sides, often with a stream flowing through it
(adj.) relating to a certain country
(n.) what you can see from a certain place
"My hotel has a great ______ of Mt. Fuji."
(v.) to divide something
"We _________ the tree and it fell down."
(n.) 33% percent of something
(n.) a person from a country in Europe
(n.) a person or thing that is originally from a certain area
(n.) "the ~" are people from Spain
(v.) to keep safe
"Parents always __________ their children."
(adj.) a very bad situation; e.g. a house fire or a heart attack
(n.) a large van that takes hurt people to a hospital
(n.) a public service for fighting fires
(n.) a walking path on the side of a road
(n.) a path that goes over a river or another path
(adj.) wet; with lots of water
(n.) a person riding in a vehicle; not the driver
(v.) to fall or go under water
(v.) to cause someone to lose something valuable
"The accident ____ me my driving license."
(n.) a large amount of water over the land, especially after very heavy rain
(n.) the number 1,000,000,000
(n.) a very large round object that moves around a sun or around another star; e.g. Earth, Mars, Jupiter
(n.) the icy continent that includes the South Pole
(adj.) something that can not be done
(n.) the measurement of how hot or cold something is
"It's hot today. It's 25 ___s Celcius."
(n.) the area in which something or someone lives
in order for
when one event must happen before another event can happen
"__________ you to get an A+ in this class, you must finish all the homework."
(adj.) not funny; important
"Global warming is a ___ problem."
(n.) an area protected or blocked from the sun
"It's so hot today, let's sit in the _____ under this tree."
(v.) to be deflected away from something
"The ball will _____ the wall and back to me."
(n.) a large, man-made waterway made for boats to travel along or for moving water
(v.) to join or be joined with something else
(adj.) easy and comfortable to do or get to
"______ the rain, we cancelled the picnic."
(n.) an illness or sickness
(v.) to finish something
(adj.) high in price; not cheap
(v.) to give or supply
"The Sun ___s light and heat to the Earth."
(adj.) in a straight line without stopping
"We took a ______ flight from Tokyo to London."
(n.) the largest area of water in the world; it is bordered by the Americas, Asia, and Australia
(n.) a thick forest that is usually in hot humid areas; e.g. the Amazon
(adj.) having a lot of something
"Colombia is ___ in oil and gas."
(n.) an urgent need
"Japan has a high ___ for seafood
(v.) to reduce something or make it smaller
(adj.) very important; large
(adj.) from nearby; the opposite of global
(v.) to fix or solve a health problem
"What is a good _____ for a headache?"
(n.) a group of people who control the laws and policies of a country
(v.) to permit; to let something happen
"My dad won't ___ me to go to the party."
"After I run, my heart ___ is high."
(n.) something you take to treat a disease
all the time
continuous; does not stop
"I love chocolate. In fact, I eat it ___."
in order to
what must be done for something else to happen
"___ pass the test, I studied all night."
(adv.) close; not far away
(adj.) not made by people
(v.) to remove something or someone
"___ the knife from that young boy! It's dangerous!"
(v.) to make a liquid move from a high place to a lower place
"The waiter ___s the wine into the glass."
(adv.) not dangerously; with no risk
(adv.) now and then, but not often
(v.) to make something happen
"Earthquakes often ___ tsunami."
(v.) to become sick with a common virus
(n.) a group of several different things
(n.) air that is forced out through your mouth in a short burst
(n.) when liquid comes out from your nose
(n.) a pain in the head
(n.) a thick liquid; often for medicine or to add flavor
(adv.) most importantly
(v.) to include within; to hold
"Their suitcases ________ clothes and snacks."
(adj.) more than what is necessary
get rid of
(v.) to remove; to throw away
"Let's ________ that old, broken TV."
(n.) a person who prepares and hands out medicines
(n.) instructions from a doctor to a pharmacist
(n.) medicine in a small, hard shape that is easy to swallow
(adj.) not a gas or a solid; e.g. water, oil, blood
(v.) to make something easy to understand
"Could you _______ what you mean?"
(v.) to receive into the body or system; e.g. by swallowing or breathing it in
(adj.) not funny; important; urgent
(n.) a bad effect from a drug
"This medicine is good for your cold, but one ___ is that it makes you sleepy."
(n.) the place in your body where food goes after entering your mouth
"I ate too much, now my ____ hurts."
(v.) to think that something is likely to happen
"It's very cloudy. I ____ it will rain."
(n.) the part of a hospital where you go if you are suddenly very ill or injured
(v.) to deliver or put in a certain place
"Please ________ your homework at our class mailbox."
(v.) to do something very quickly
"I am late for my train, so I need to ____."
take care of
(v.) to look after someone or something
"My grandmother is sick, so I will ____ her."
(v.) to take place; to occur
from sunrise to sunset
from sunset to sunrise
(v.) to keep awake; to not sleep
"I don't like horror movies. They are too ____."
(n.) something that happens without planning or unexpectedly
(n.) a serious disease that affects birds, but can be transferred to people
(adv.) usually, for the most part
(v.) to cause a change in or have an effect on something
"That song is beautiful. It will ______ many people."
(n.) being sick
(adj.) common; expected
(adj.) frightened; scared
(v.) to affect a larger and larger area or number of people
(v.) to stop something from happening
(n.) an injection of something, usually medicine
"I get a flu ____ every year to stop me from catching flu."
(v.) to become or change into something
"You can ___ water into ice by making it very cold."
(v.) to stay the same
"You can ___ healthy by eating well and exercising."
(n.) a plant, especially for food; i.e. onions and carrots.
(n.) a kind of tree; it is the largest tree in the world
in addition to
"We served coffee __________ cake."
(v.) to look after someone or something
"Will you please ___ my cats while I go on vacation?"
(v.) to keep information in your memory; to not forget it
(adv.) very nearly; not quite
(n.) earth; the stuff that trees grow on
(adj.) having life
(n.) a period of time when there is no work or school; a holiday
(n.) a place where there is almost no rain
"The Sahara is a ___ in Africa."
(v.) to give water to something to help it to live
(n.) loose earth; soil
(n.) a quantity; a measure; a number
(v.) to be understandable
"I can't ___ of this writing. It is too messy."
(adj.) odd; strange
on the other hand
about a different idea
"We could go to a movie. ___, we could just go home."
(n.) a person who lives nearby
(n.) a test done in order to learn something; especially for research
(adv.) in all places
(adj.) helpful; has a purpose
(adj.) not safe
(n.) a large flat area, often with grassy plants
(v.) to add to something to make it more beautiful
"My girlfriend likes to ___ her car with teddy bears."
(v.) to make someone happier
"I will ___ my brother by buying him some chocolate."
(adj.) ordinary; normal; not rare
(n.) a woody section growing out from the main part of a tree
(n.) high ground; smaller than a mountain
(v.) to remove or take out
(adj.) having a lot of something
"Saudi Arabia is ___ in oil and gas."
(adj.) the opposite of more
(n.) a large area of land covered with trees
(v.) to grow; to become bigger or better
"Maybe one day people will ___ the ability to communicate by thinking."
(v.) to control; to become the best or the biggest
"These days, Google ___s the online search industry."
(n.) a wooded mountain area in Southwest Germany
(n.) a country in central Europe
(n.) a thick forest, usually in hot humid areas; e.g. the Amazon
(n.) a continent in the Western Hemisphere, which includes Brazil, Argentina, and Peru.
(n.) the name of a river in South America, and the rainforest area around it
(n.) an insect-eating plant
(n.) a thing used to catch animals or people
not including; but not
"I like all vegetables ___ green peppers"
(n.) in food, what living things need so they can grow
"Black earth is good for plants; it has many ___s."
(v.) to do or to use instead of something else
"You can ___ for the test you missed by writing an essay."
(n.) an absence; not enough
"The ___ of rain in the Sahara means that plants can't grow there."
(v.) to think curiously
(v.) to function
"How does this strange machine ___?"
(adj.) easily affected by something
"Dogs are ___ to high-pitched noises."
(v.) to become smaller; to rot away
"Our stomachs ___ food so our bodies can get energy."
at once; immediately
(v.) to get information; to find out
(adj.) most important
(n.) a land or nation controlled by a government
eg. Japan, China, etc.
(n.) an ability; something you do well
(v.) to grow; to become more advanced or effective
"She ___s her English ability by reading a lot."
"The book taught us about ____"
entering from one direction and leaving from the other
(n.) a thin book with a paper cover usually published once a month
(v.) to become an adult
not less than; a minimum of
"Students need ____ 60% to pass the test."
(adj.) incorrect; not right
immediately; right away
"I'm hurt! Please take me to the hospital ___!"
(v.) to not understand; to be unclear
(n.) one in a series; a stage in a process
at one time
happening together; at the same time
(n.) a character used in writing; eg. "A", "a", "B", "b", etc.
(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
(adv.) not now
"In high school I studied math. I didn't like it, so I don't study math ___."
(n.) the part of a person that thinks and feels emotions
(v.) to put into a group, to bring together
(v.) to keep for future use
(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."
(n.) a system of human speech and written words that people use to communicate with each other
(v.) to physically show the position or direction of something
"Which one is your sister? Can you ___ at her with your finger?"
(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."
a school of higher learning, similar to a university; in US English, it often means the same as university
a piece of equipment made to do a job
"Airplanes and helicopters are flying ___."
in front of
facing someone; not behind
(v.) to copy sounds or images to a machine
"A video camera can ____ moving images and sound."
(n.) a special card to help you study
(n.) a written series of things
"Please add 'bananas' and 'eggs' to the shopping ___."
(adv.) one time
(n.) something you remember
(v.) to do again
(n.) the central part of something; not the edges
(n.) something that is true
"It is a ___ that people can't fly like birds."
as well as
"She's very artistic. She likes music ____ painting."
(n.) feeling of being worried or scared
(n.) a strong fear
(v.) to grip or cut with the teeth
however; in spite of
"I gave my friend a birthday present ____ I was angry at him."
(n.) something that happens
(v.) to make a loud high cry because you are hurt, frightened, or excited
(v.) to forget something you knew
(n.) the art or ability of doing something skillfully
(v.) to deal with or manage a situation
(v.) to leave quickly, usually to avoid danger
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