어휘 레퍼런스

General vocabulary from Unit 8


jealous
unhappy because someone else has something you can't have or do

postcard
a small card with a picture on one side and a space for writing on the other. People sometimes send them to friends and family from places they are visiting

low-cost
cheaper than normal

picture-postcard
a very beautiful view, similar to pictures on postcards

destination
place you travel to

traditional
based on past customs and beliefs by a particular group of people

break
(here) a period of rest and relaxation

spectacular
wonderful; amazing

heritage
things like art or buildings that a group of people feel are important to their history

pricey
expensive

low-cost
cheaper than normal

picture-postcard
a very beautiful view, similar to pictures on postcards

destination
place you travel to

traditional
based on past customs and beliefs by a certain group of people

break
(here) a period of rest and relaxation

spectacular
wonderful; amazing

heritage
things like art or buildings that a group of people feel are important to their history

environment
the situation around us – particularly the land, air, water, etc.

bragging
telling everyone that something you have or did was very good, often making them feel jealous

lifeguard
someone whose job is to watch over a swimming pool or part of the sea where people swim, to make sure they are safe

cost an arm and a leg
be very expensive

virtual postcard
a message you send over the internet to tell someone about a place that you are visiting, usually as a holiday

traditional
based on past customs and beliefs by a certain group of people

spice souk
market in an Arab town that sells spices

republic
country ruled by someone elected by its people rather than a king or queen

kingdom
country ruled by a king or queen

architecture
the style and design of buildings

cultural
(here) relating to music, literature, theatre and other arts

pressure
a feeling that a situation is difficult or stressful

showcase
a place or event that shows the good qualities of something

juggler
someone who throws and catches lots of objects at the same time, usually as a performance to entertain people

chainsaw
a motorised tool made of lots of small blades that move very quickly, used for cutting down trees

axe
a heavy metal blade joined to a wooden handle, used for cutting trees or wood

rooted
based on or influenced by

perspective
viewpoint or particular opinion

conquer
take control of (often by using force)

assertion
claim or statement

devastating
terrible; causing a lot of damage

liberation
freedom from control

forged
(here) created

complex
(here) group of buildings that have a shared purpose

entrenched
(values, views or feelings) held for a long time and difficult to change

vibrant
lively and exciting

 

6 Minute Vocabulary

Compound adjectives with numbers:

a 22-hour journey

a seventy-second lap

a four-kilometer course

a six-foot man

a nine-hour trip

a six-mile run

Compound adjectives with high and low:

a low-cost airline

low-fat yoghurt

a high-quality vehicle

a high-speed motorbike

high-quality carbohydrates

 

News Report

ideal 
perfect; best possible

destination 
place where someone is going

transparent
if something is transparent, you can see through it

breeze 
a light wind

remote
far away

accessible
able to be reached

mayor
leader of a town or city

supplies
things like food and medicine that you need to live

narrow
not wide

half a dozen
six (a dozen = 12)

lacks
doesn't have

amenities
things that make life more pleasant and easy

to get away from it all
to have a break somewhere far away

 

Drama: The Race 

slap-up meal
large and very good meal

tucking into
starting to eat food with great enthusiasm

serving up
bringing food to a table and/or putting food onto plates for people to eat

dessert
sweet food that people eat after a main meal

food poisoning
an illness affecting your stomach, caused by old or badly cooked food

as sick as a dog
very ill

worried sick 

 

very worried or concerned

sick and tired
fed up or unhappy about a situation

as sick as a parrot
very disappointed about something