Unit 15: From Handel to Hendrix
Select a unit
- 1 Nice to meet you!
- 2 What to wear
- 3 Like this, like that
- 4 The daily grind
- 5 Christmas every day
- 6 Great achievers
- 7 The Titanic
- 8 Travel
- 9 The big wedding
- 10 Sunny's job hunt
- 11 The bucket list
- 12 Moving and migration
- 13 Welcome to BBC Broadcasting House
- 14 New Year, New Project
- 15 From Handel to Hendrix
- 16 What's the weather like?
- 17 The Digital Revolution
- 18 A detective story
- 19 A place to live
- 20 The Cult of Celebrity
- 21 Welcome to your new job
- 22 Beyond the planets
- 23 Great expectations!
- 24 Eco-tourism
- 25 Moving house
- 26 It must be love
- 27 Job hunting success... and failure
- 28 Speeding into the future
- 29 Lost arts
- 30 Tales of survival
Blue Plaques around London
(here) a special sign that honours a person or event and is fixed to the wall of a building
(here) spread in lots of different places in an area, for example, throughout the streets of London
someone who writes novels for a job
a film that tells the story of someone's life
a person who starts an organisation
a person who writes music
(here) a very famous person
6 Minute Vocabulary
the colour. 'I bought a red dress to wear at the party.'
the past of read. 'I read that book last year.'
the main ingredient in bread. 'I need half a kilo of flour for this recipe'.
the brightly coloured and sweet-smelling part of a plant. 'My favourite flowers are roses.'
letters and parcels you send in the post. 'I haven't opened my mail yet.'
the opposite of female. 'This hospital has separate male and female wards.'
the opposite of left. 'Most people are right-handed.'
write a letter. 'I write to my sister in America every week.'
quiet and calm. 'The war continued for several months while the peace agreement was finalised.'
a part of something. 'Would you like a piece of cake?'
the long, narrow part that sticks out of the back of an animal's body. 'Cats use their tails to help them balance.'
a kind of story. 'My favourite fairy tale is Sleeping Beauty.'
Handel House Museum
(here) of the period when Kings George I-IV ruled in Britain (1714–1830)
a practice performance of a play or music
a performance of music by a solo musician or a small group of musicians
becoming more popular
rise to fame
keep something in its original state
memories, ideas, and objects from the past that are important in the present
amazing, unbelievable, fantastic
deal with a difficult situation
(here) find the meaning of
a large board which is usually outside and is used for advertising or announcements
Things we treasure
(here) a snapshot, a photograph
coming from a particular place
(here) beautiful; having a strong effect on your emotions
a building or a natural feature which is well-known, or easy to see from a distance
something you can see or experience through a computer
a building, statue or structure which is famous or important
loved very much
to make a map of something
a very tall building
someone who is on holiday, or planning a holiday
a place where someone is going, or where they are planning to go
to advertise and tell people about something, in a way which encourages them to buy it
the leader of a company or organisation
to have a lot of skill or knowledge about something
very colourful and lifelike
someone who is kinder than expected and offers others help
the feeling of not being stopped by fear