New English File Advanced 3B
New English File Advanced
Terms in this set (29)
It was a light but _______ novel, perfect for beach reading.
full of action and surprise
It´s a ________-________ story which jumps from past to present
capable of arousing and holding the attention
The story was very __________, I was hooked from the first page.
difficult to forget
A _________ story which stayed with me long after I´d finished reading it.
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens was _____ _____ and I just couldn't get into it.
difficult to believe
The characters were totally __________.
very interesting because it is strange, mysterious, or unexpected
The plot was _________, I couldn´t predict how it would end.
making you feel strong emotions, especially sadness or sympathy
The book is very ________, it brought tears to my eyes!
makes you think
... is a ________-__________ novel that raises a lot of interesting questions
The difference between the style of the original and the translation can be _______
a ______ job of a porter
The translator can ________ alter the tone and style of a book
unusual; strange; odd; eccentric
mild; tasteless; dull
a ______ diet, ______ supermarket tomatoes
The readers are ______ by the author´s style
He was dressed _______
prevented from entering
The lorries are _______ from the residential area
an embarrassing mistake
get off (a horse, bike)
We had to _______ the bike because of uneven road surface
I don´t want any ________. The translation resulted in a number of embarrassing _________
The governement is determined to _______inflation.
a literary work or film continuing the story of one written or made earlier.
connected with solving a crime or with court
_______ medicine, ________ evidence
someone or something that came before another
referring to marriage
something forbidden or prohibited
________ reader = enthusiastic