Vocabulary Reference

Session 1 - Exam Skills

spoken not written

more details to make something easier to understand

talk to someone

Work together to get a result that will benefit everyone

Session 2 - News Review

a landslide victory
winning an election by a very large majority

an uphill battle
something that’s difficult to achieve

a breath of fresh air
something or someone new, interesting and exciting

Session 3 - Pronunciation in the News

removed from a job

There is one syllable: sacked
The letters 'c' and 'k' combine and are pronounced as /k/
The 'ed' in sacked is pronounced as /t/
In phonemic script, the word is written like this: /sækt/