Vocabulary Reference

Session 1 - Exam Skills

motivation
a feeling of enthusiasm or interest that makes you determined to do something

charting
keeping a detailed record

face-to-face
meeting and talking to someone directly

Session 2 - News Review

stiff upper lip
quality of not showing feelings in a difficult situation

opens up
starts to talk about feelings

went off the rails
started to behave in a way that's not socially acceptable

Session 3 - Pronunciation in the News

election

There are three syllables: e-lec-tion
The stress is on the second syllable: e-LEC-tion
In phonemic script, the word is written like this: /ɪˈlekʃ(ə)n/