46 terms

ELI Core Vocabulary - Level 4 - Weeks 2-6 - for Live review

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conserve
to protect and keep from being wasted or overused
isolate
cause someone or something to be alone, apart from others
potential
having abilities that could be developed for success or usefulness in the future
resource
a supply of whatever is needed to perform a task
substitute
to use or add something or someone in place of another
contaminate
to make something impure, to pollute something
phenomenon
a fact or event that can be observed, often something that is extraordinary, incredible, or amazing
sanitary
conditions that are clean and healthy
territory
an animal's or human's living area
visible
able to be seen; the distance one can see, especially as a result of weather conditions
format
a style of organizing or presenting information
imply
to suggest that something is true without saying so directly
indicate
to point out something; to show that something is true or will probably happen
offend
to upset or shock someone by being rude or disrespectful
vague
unclear or imprecise; difficult to perceive or understand
chronological
arranged in order according to time, from earlier to latest
illustration
a picture in a book, magazine, newspaper, or other publication; an example that helps to make a statement or argument clearer
nonsense
an idea or statement that is silly or illogical
portray
to show or describe someone or something in a particular way
represent
to officially speak or act for a person or group; to show or describe something or to symbolize it
conserve
Fill-in: It is important to __________ resources so they are not wasted.
isolate
Fill-in: Cold weather can __________ you by making you stay inside all day away from friends.
potential
Fill-in: She's very strong for her age and has great __________ to be an athlete.
resource
Fill-in: The Longman Dictionary is a good __________ for studying vocabulary.
substitute
Fill-in: Our regular teacher is sick, so we have a __________ teacher today.
contaminate
Fill-in: Smoke and pollution from factories can __________ the air and water.
phenomenon
Fill-in: My favorite natural __________ is sunset. It's so beautiful!
sanitary
Fill-in: Wash your salad before you eat it to ensure it is __________.
territory
Fill-in: If you go camping in bear __________, you must handle your food very carefully.
visible
Fill-in: If your wallet is __________, a thief might grab it!
format
Fill-in: You must __________ your dictations with double-spacing.
indicate
Fill-in: Flowers and birds will __________ when winter ends and spring arrives.
offend
Fill-in: Be careful not to __________ people from other cultures by talking about taboo topics.
vague
Fill-in: The recipe directions were too __________ and unclear, so my dinner was ruined.
chronological
Fill-in: Arrange your homework in __________ order from oldest to newest.
illustration
Fill-in: This children's book has a beautiful painted __________ on the cover.
associate
connect someone or something to a particular place or person; spend time with someone or something
competent
able to do something to a particular standard
debate
a discussion of a topic or subject in which there are different opinions
omit
to leave out, either by accident or on purpose
predict
to make a statement about what you believe will happen in the future
associate
Fill-in: I always __________ Pittsburgh with winter because it was so cold when I was there.
competent
Fill-in: Practicing listening strategies will make you more __________ at understanding English.
debate
Fill-in: There is no __________ that climate change is happening; scientists all agree.
omit
Fill-in: Some people are worried about sugar and try to __________ it from their diet.
predict
Fill-in: Who do you __________ will win the Super Bowl?

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