Vocabulary Reference

Session 1 - Exam skills

passive
(here) not taking action to improve your learning

daunted
frightened or worried

retaining
keeping; holding

Session 2 - News Review

circumvent
avoid a problem or issue

capitulation
agreement – often made unwillingly

scramble
move quickly to do something

Session 3 - Pronunciation in the News

Pronouncing 'arrested'

Three syllables: a-rres-ted

Stress the second syllable: a-RRES-ted

'ed' is pronounced /ɪd/

In phonemic script: /əˈrestɪd/