Unit 2: What to wear
Present Simple and Present Continuous
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
General Vocabulary from Unit 2
beds in a ship, boat or train
a pole that supports the bottom of the sail and can move from side to side
front end of the boat
outside part of the boat that people can walk on
the kitchen in a ship, boat or plane
the largest sail on a boat
a tall pole that supports the sail on a boat
an expression that means a job or task is going well, easily, without problems
a flat piece of wood or metal at the back of a boat that controls the direction of travel (by moving from side to side)
feeling ill, vomiting or feeling you are going to vomit or be sick because of the movement of the ship or boat you are travelling in
back end of the boat
6 Minute Vocabulary Unit 1: Adjectives and Adverbs
Adjectives are words which describe nouns.
scruffy - not neat or clean
He wore a scruffy old t-shirt.
casual - informal and comfortable
I like to wear casual clothes when I relax at home.
formal - serious, important clothes for special events e.g. a wedding
you must wear a formal suit to the wedding
smart - nice and stylish
Dave looks very smart with his new shirt and tie
fashionable - new and popular
Baggy pants were fashionable a few years ago.
Adverbs are words that describe verbs.
He dressed scruffily in an old t-shirt.
I dress casually when I relax at home.
Dave's smartly dressed today in a new shirt and tie.
Everyone will dress formally at the wedding.
Sarah was fashionably dressed in a flowery shirt.
The vocabulary tip
To help you remember how to use adjectives and adverbs, it's a good idea to write down example sentences. This will make it easier for you to remember how to use the words more accurately than if you just write down a translation.