50 terms

ELI Core Vocabulary: Level 3 (weeks 2-11)

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define
To explain exactly the meaning of a particular word or idea
identify
To recognize and correctly name someone or something
individual
A person considered separately from the rest of the group or society that they live in; or, considered separately from other people or things in the same group
objective
Something that you are trying hard to achieve
participate
To take part in an activity or an event
area
A particular part of a county, town, etc; or a particular subject, range of activities, or group of related activities
assist
To help someone to do something
context
The situation, events or information that are related to something and that help you to understand it
focus
To give special attention to one particular person or thing
locate
To find the exact position or something
accurate
Correct and true in every detail
aware
Realizing or knowing that something exists
benefit
An advantage, improvement or help that you get from something
create
To make something exist that did not exist before
similar
Almost the same
analyze
To examine or think about something carefully, in order to understand it
capable
Having the qualities or ability needed to do something
emphasis
Special attention or importance
process
A series of actions that are done in order to achieve a particular result
significant
Having an important effect or influence
available
Able to be used or can easily be bought or found
contact
Communication with a person, organization, etc.; or, to write or to telephone someone
flexible
Something that is flexible can change or be changed easily to suit any new situation
register
To put someone or something's name on an official list; or, to enroll or join a course
require
If you are required to do or have something, a law or rule says you must do it or have it
abnormal
Different from usual in a way that is strange, worrying, or dangerous
approach
To move closer to someone or something; or, a way of doing something or dealing with a problem
appropriate
Correct or good for a particular situation
authority
The power someone has because of his/her official position
challenge
Something that tests your skill or ability, especially in a way that is interesting
conflict
Angry disagreement between people, groups, countries, etc.
consist (of)
To be made of or contain particular things or people
contribute
To give money, help, or ideas to something that other people are also giving to
economy
The way that money, business, and products are organized in a particular country, area, etc.
environment
The land, water, and air in which people, animals and plants live
interpret
To understand or explain something
involve
To include or affect someone or something
issue
A subject or problem that people discuss
legal
Allowed, ordered, or approved by law
obtain
To get something that you want
occur
To happen, especially without being planned first
react
To behave in a particular way because of what someone has done or said to you
respond
To react to something that has been said or done
role
The position, job, or function someone or something has in particular situation or activity
select
To choose something or someone
specify
To state something in an exact and detailed way
structure
The way in which the parts of something connect with each other to form a whole, or the thing that these parts make up
tradition
Something that people have done for a long time, and continue to do
utilize
To use something
vary
To be different from other things