Vocabulary Reference

Session 1 - Exam Skills

revise
prepare for an exam by studying something you have already learnt

memorise
learn something so you can remember it exactly

timetable
(here) a plan that shows when activities will happen

Session 2 - News Review

leak
the act of making private information known to the public

blackmail
get money from someone by threatening to reveal their secrets

fury
extreme anger

Session 3 - Pronunciation in the News

reinstate
cause something to exist again

There are three syllables: re-in-state
The stress is on the third syllable: reinSTATE
For some speakers, there's a soft /j/ sound between re and in
In phonemic script, the word is written /ri:ɪn'steɪt/