50 terms

Lvl1 Ch4 R16-20 Reading for Speed and Fluency

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certain
(adj.) special; particular
powerful
(adj.) large and strong
audience
(n.) a group of people watching something
classical
(adj.) relating to old Greece or Rome; e.g. art
nervous
(adj.) feeling uncertain about future events or results I feel ___ before taking a test.
film maker
(n.) an individual who creates motion pictures
horror
(adj.) scary; frightening
be about to
(v.) to be on the verge of beginning Here comes the teacher. The class ___ start.
effect
(v.) change caused by something else; a result
relax
(v.) to rest and enjoy
of course
without a doubt
saxophone
(n.) a musical wind instrument
musician
(n.) a person who plays music for a living
famous
(adj.) known to many
honor
(v.) to treat with respect
leader
(n.) the head of a nation, political party, or other group of people
prime minister
(v.) the head of the government of a country
karaoke
(n.) an act of singing along to a music video without the original singer
favorite
(adj.) best-liked; preferred
remember
(v.) to keep a piece of information in your memory
sign up
(v.) to agree, in writing, to participate in something
either way
in both circumstances If we go to Italy or Spain, ___ I am happy.
instrument
(n.) a thing used to make sounds and music; e.g. piano, saxophone
depend on
(v.) to rely; place trust Children ___ their parents.
cello
(n.) a musical instrument that looks like a big violin and is played sitting down
string
(n.) a long chord stretched across a musical instrument
carefully
(adv.) with great attention
blow
(v.) to send out air from the mouth
such as
for example
in order to
the reason why some action was committed; I came to class everyday ______ get an A+.
popular
(adj.) liked or supported by many people
still
continuing to happen or continuing to be done Is it ___ raining?
be familiar with
(v.) be knowledgeable about; be educated about
named
(adj.) known by; I have a dog ______ Spot.
type
(n.) a group of people or things with similar qualities that make them different from other groups
for short
in a way that abbreviates something The United States is often known as the U.S. ___.
agree with
(v.) to be in unison or assent with another
magazine
(n.) a large thin book with a paper cover that is usually published once a month or once a week
prince
(n.) a non-reigning male member of a royal family
however
despite this
important
(adj.) a needed part of something
ability
(n.) the skill to do something She has great English ___.
sound
(v.) to produce noise
clever
(adj.) smart
rapper
(n.) a person who performs hip hop music
mix
(v.) to combine
record
(n.) a black vinyl disc that is played to listen to a song
as long as
to do something because the act will cause something else to happen You will pass the test ______________ you study hard.
do not mind
(v.) to not worry about something I am a bad student. I ___ if I fail the exam.
mad
(adj.) very angry
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