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Blue Plaques around London

plaque
(here) a special sign that honours a person or event and is fixed to the wall of a building

dotted around
(here) spread in lots of different places in an area, for example, throughout the streets of London

novelist
someone who writes novels for a job

biopic
a film that tells the story of someone's life

founder
a person who starts an organisation

composer
a person who writes music  

legend
(here) a very famous person

6 Minute Vocabulary

red
the colour. 'I bought a red dress to wear at the party.'

read
the past of read. 'I read that book last year.'

flour
the main ingredient in bread. 'I need half a kilo of flour for this recipe'.

flower
the brightly coloured and sweet-smelling part of a plant. 'My favourite flowers are roses.'

mail
letters and parcels you send in the post. 'I haven't opened my mail yet.'

male
the opposite of female. 'This hospital has separate male and female wards.'

right
the opposite of left. 'Most people are right-handed.'

write
write a letter. 'I write to my sister in America every week.'

peace
quiet and calm. 'The war continued for several months while the peace agreement was finalised.'

piece
a part of something. 'Would you like a piece of cake?'

tail
the long, narrow part that sticks out of the back of an animal's body. 'Cats use their tails to help them balance.'

tale
a kind of story. 'My favourite fairy tale is Sleeping Beauty.'

Handel House Museum

Georgian
(here) of the period when Kings George I-IV ruled in Britain (1714–1830)

rehearsal
a practice performance of a play or music

recital
a performance of music by a solo musician or a small group of musicians

up-and-coming
becoming more popular

rewarding
providing satisfaction

Jimi Hendrix

rise to fame
become famous

preserve
keep something in its original state

legacy
memories, ideas, and objects from the past that are important in the present

phenomenal
amazing, unbelievable, fantastic

cope
deal with a difficult situation

interpret
(here) find the meaning of

billboard
a large board which is usually outside and is used for advertising or announcements

Things we treasure

snap
(here) a snapshot, a photograph

envious
jealous

miniature
small

indigenous
coming from a particular place

News Report

romantic
(here) beautiful; having a strong effect on your emotions

landmark
a building or a natural feature which is well-known, or easy to see from a distance

virtual
something you can see or experience through a computer

image
picture

monument 
a building, statue or structure which is famous or important

beloved
loved very much

to map 
to make a map of something

skyscraper 
a very tall building

holidaymaker 
someone who is on holiday, or planning a holiday

destination 
a place where someone is going, or where they are planning to go

to market
to advertise and tell people about something, in a way which encourages them to buy it

chief executive
the leader of a company or organisation

specialize
to have a lot of skill or knowledge about something

vivid
very colourful and lifelike 

Drama

generous
someone who is kinder than expected and offers others help

grateful
thankful

courage
the feeling of not being stopped by fear