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Unit English Word Part of speech  IPA Definition Example sentence
1 actor n ˈæktə a man or boy whose job is to perform in plays and films He's the most famous actor I've ever seen.
1 actress n ˈæktrəs a woman or girl whose job is to perform in plays and films She's my favourite actress.
1 address   n əˈdres the number of a building and the name of the street, city, etc where it is What's your address?
1 adjective n ˈædʒɪktɪv a word that describes a noun or pronoun. The words 'big', 'boring', 'purple', and 'obvious' are all adjectives Use adjectives to give your work more colour.
1 American adj/n əˈmerɪkən coming from or relating to the United States of America She has an American accent.
1 an article æn used instead of 'a' when the next word starts with a vowel sound an apple
1 answer n ˈɑːnsə what you say or write back to someone who has asked you a question or spoken to you I asked her but I didn't understand her answer.
1 answer v ˈɑːnsə to speak or write back to someone who has asked you a question or spoken to you I asked her why but she didn't answer.
1 Argentinean adj/n ˌɑrdʒənˈtɪniːən  coming from or relating to Argentina My best friend is Argentinean.
1 Belgian adj/n ˈbeldʒən coming from or relating to Belgium This is Belgian cheese.
1 Belgium n ˈbeldʒəm a country in Europe He’s from Belgium.
1 below prep bɪˈləʊ in a lower position than someone or something else We looked out of the window at the crowds below.
1 between prep bɪˈtwiːn involving two or more groups of people It's a competition between classes.
1 bored adj bɔːd feeling tired and unhappy because you are not interested I'm bored with doing homework.
1 box n bɒks a small square on a page that gives you information or where you write information Put a tick or a cross in the box.
1 Brazil n brəˈzɪl a country in South America Ronaldo is from Brazil.
1 Brazilian adj/n brəˈzɪliən coming from or relating to Brazil It’s Brazilian coffee.
1 Britain n ˈbrɪtən a country in Europe She’s from Britain.
1 British adj/n ˈbrɪtɪʃ coming from or relating to The United Kingdom The Beatles were a British group.
1 but conj bʌt used to introduce something new that you say, especially something which is different or the opposite from what you have just said I tried to find him, but he had gone.
1 Canada n ˈkænədə a country in North America Toronto is the biggest city in Canada.
1 celebrity n səˈlebrəti a famous person Hollywood's Walk of Fame has celebrities' names written in stars on the pavement.
1 China n ˈtʃaɪnə a country in Asia More than 1,000,000,000 people live in China.
1 Chinese adj/n tʃaɪˈniːz coming from or relating to China It’s a Chinese dog.
1 complete v kəmˈpliːt to finish doing or making something I didn’t complete the exercise so I had to stay in at lunch time.
1 correct v kəˈrekt to make a mistake or problem right or better Correct your work before handing it to the teacher.
1 culture n ˈkʌltʃə the habits, traditions, and beliefs of a country, society, or group of people; music, art, theatre, literature, etc  Their culture is very different from ours.
1 dialogue n ˈdaɪəlɒg the talking in a book, play, or film Write a dialogue between two friends who bump into each other in the street.
1 English adj/n ˈɪŋglɪʃ coming from or relating to England I’m English.
1 famous adj ˈfeɪməs known by many people She’s a famous actress.
1 football n ˈfʊtbɔːl a game in which two teams of players kick a round ball and try to score goals a game of football
1 footballer n ˈfʊtbɔːlə someone who plays football, especially as their job  My cousin is a famous footballer.
1 friend n frend someone who you know well and like Sarah's my best friend.
1 from prep frɒm used to say where someone was born, or where someone lives or works She's from Germany.
1 fun n fʌn enjoyable or entertaining There are lots of fun things to do here.
1 Germany n ˈdʒɜːməni a country in Europe Berlin is the biggest city in Germany.
1 golfer n ˈgɒlfə someone who plays golf (=a game on grass where you try to hit a small ball into holes using a long, thin stick) Tiger Woods is a famous golfer.
1 good excl gʊd used to express pleasure or satisfaction at a piece of news "I'm feeling better today." "Good!"
1 gorgeous adj ˈgɔːdʒəs very beautiful or pleasant My new boyfriend is gorgeous!
1 he pron hiː used as the subject of the verb when referring to someone male who has already been talked about He comes to school by bus.
1 hero n ˈhɪərəʊ a man or boy who does something brave or good which makes people admire him He’s a sporting hero of mine.
1 heroine n ˈherəʊɪn a woman or girl who does something brave or good which makes people admire her The heroine of her latest novel is a girl of thirteen.
1 his det hɪz belonging to or relating to someone male who has already been talked about His name's Peter.
1 how adv haʊ used to ask about quantity, size, or age How big is the house?
1 how adv haʊ used to ask about the way something happens or is done How do you make bread?
1 in prep ɪn inside a container or place a shop in South London
1 Italian adj/n ɪˈtæliən coming from or relating to Italy Mozzarella is an Italian cheese.
1 Italy n ˈɪtəli a country in Europe Italy is a beautiful country, but I don't like the food there.
1 Japan n dʒəˈpæn a country consisting of a group of islands near the east coast of Asia Lots of technology comes from Japan.
1 know v nəʊ to have information about something in your mind; to be familiar with a person, place, or thing because you have met them, been there or used it before "How old is she?" "I don't know."; I've known Tim since primary school.
1 listen v ˈlɪsən to give attention to someone or something in order to hear them What kind of music do you listen to?
1 long adj lɒŋ having a large distance from one end to the other I live on a very long road.
1 look v lʊk to turn your eyes to something or someone so that you can see them Look at me, Daddy!
1 Mexican adj/n ˈmeksɪkən coming from or relating to Mexico She's got a Mexican boyfriend.
1 mobile phone   n ˈməʊbaɪl fəʊn a telephone that you can carry everywhere with you I use a mobile phone a lot for work.
1 my det maɪ belonging to or relating to the person who is speaking or writing My name's Isabella.
1 name n neɪm the word or group of words that is used to refer to a person, thing, or place What's your name?
1 nationality n ˌnæʃənˈæləti If you have American/British/Swiss, etc nationality, you are legally a member of that country. There are fifteen different nationalities in my class.
1 no excl nəʊ something that you say to agree with something that is negative "Do you like milk?" "No, I don't!"
1 not adv nɒt used to form a negative phrase after verbs like 'be', 'can', 'have', 'will', 'must', etc, usually used in the short form 'n't' in speech I'm not in the same class as you.
1 now adv naʊ at the present time What are you doing now?
1 number n ˈnʌmbə a group of numbers that represents something I can't remember his phone number.
1 of prep ɒv belonging or relating to someone or something I like the colour of her hair.
1 Oh excl əʊ used before you say something, often before replying to what someone has said "Would you like a cup of tea?" "Oh, that's kind of you!"
1 page n peɪdʒ a piece of paper in a book, magazine, etc, or one side of a piece of paper The article is on page thirty-six.
1 partner n ˈpɑːtnə someone that you are dancing or playing a sport or game with, or doing an activity with We have to do our homework with a partner.
1 phone number n fəʊn ˈnʌmbə the number of a particular telephone. What's your phone number?
1 player n ˈpleɪə someone who plays a sport or game tennis players
1 Poland n ˈpəʊlənd a country in Europe My brother lives in Poland.
1 Polish adj/n ˈpɒlɪʃ coming from or relating to Poland My teacher is Polish.
1 portfolio n ˌpɔːtˈfəʊliəʊ a collection of designs, pictures, documents, etc that represents a person's work, or the large, flat container that it is carried in When you've finished, put your work in your portfolio.
1 Portugal n ˈpɔːtʃəgəl a country in Europe My sister lives in Portugal.
1 pronunciation n prəˌnʌnsiˈeɪʃən how words are pronounced Mario's English pronunciation is excellent.
1 question n ˈkwestʃən a sentence or phrase that asks you for information You ask too many questions!
1 queue n kjuː a row of people waiting for something I joined the queue.
1 rap n ræp a type of music in which the words are spoken and there is a strong beat  I don’t like rap music but my sister does.
1 read v riːd to look at words and understand what they mean What was the last book you read?
1 repeat v rɪˈpiːt to say or do something more than once He repeated the number.
1 right adj raɪt correct or true He only got half the answers right.
1 road n rəʊd a long, hard surface built for cars to drive on Be careful when you cross the road.
1 Russia n ˈrʌʃə a country in Europe My uncle lives in Russia.
1 Russian adj/n ˈrʌʃən coming from or relating to Russia I collect Russian dolls.
1 sentence n ˈsentəns a group of words, usually containing a verb, that expresses a complete idea Complete the sentences with the correct verb.
1 she pron ʃiː used as the subject of the verb when referring to someone female who has already been talked about She lives in a flat.
1 short adj ʃɔːt continuing for a small amount of time It was only a short visit.
1 singer n ˈsɪŋə someone who sings a jazz singer
1 singular adj ˈsɪŋgjələ The singular form of a word is used to talk about one person or thing. For example 'woman' is the singular form of 'women'. What is the singular form of these plural nouns?
1 Spain n speɪn a country in Europe In Spain it's always hot in summer.
1 Spanish adj/n ˈspænɪʃ coming from or relating to Spain Spanish olives
1 speak v spiːk to say something using your voice She speaks very loudly.
1 Switzerland n ˈswɪtsələnd a country in Europe My teacher comes from Switzerland.
1 talk v tɔːk to speak to someone Have you talked to her yet?
1 tennis n ˈtenɪs a sport in which two or four people hit a small ball to each other over a net Tennis is my favourite sport. I think Andre Agassi is great, but he's a bit old now.
1 text n tekst the written words in a book, magazine, etc, not the pictures a page of text
1 that det ðæt used to refer to something or someone that is not near you I like that one.
1 the det ðə used before nouns to refer to particular things or people that have already been talked about or are already known The boy said hello to the girl.
1 there adv ðeə used when you are pointing or looking at something in order to make someone look in the same direction I live there.
1 these det ðiːz plural of 'this' I like these ones.
1 this det ðɪs used to refer to something or someone that is near you This is a book.
1 to prep tuː used to show an action that you want or are advised to do Use the words in the box to complete the sentences.
1 too adv tuː also "I come from Spain." "I come from Spain too."
1 Turkey n ˈtɜːki a country in Asia My brother lives in Turkey.
1 Turkish adj/n ˈtɜːkɪʃ coming from or relating to Turkey Turkish dates
1 turn to v tɜːn tuː to find a page in a book Turn to page three and complete the exercises.
1 unit n ˈjuːnɪt a single, complete thing that may be part of a larger thing There's a lot of new vocabulary in Unit One.
1 use v juːs if you use something, you do something with it for a particular purpose Can I use your pen?
1 verb n vɜːb a word or group of words that refers to an action, state, or experience. For example the words 'arrive', 'make', 'be', and 'feel' are verbs. We have test tomorrow on English verbs.
1 vocabulary n vəˈkæbjələri all the words you know in a particular language If you learn lots of vocabulary your English will improve.
1 wait v weɪt to stay in a place until someone or something arrives How long did you wait for a taxi?
1 well excl wel used at the beginning of a sentence to pause slightly or to express doubt or disagreement Well, let me think. Yes, I can lend you some money.
1 what pron wɒt used to ask for information about something What are you doing?
1 where adv weə used to ask about the place or position of someone or something Where do you live?
1 who pron huː used to ask about someone's name or which person or group someone is talking about Who told you?
1 with prep wɪð used to say that people or things are in a place together or are doing something together Emma lives with her boyfriend.
1 word n wɜːd a group of letters or sounds that mean something, or a single letter or sound that means something Choose the correct word.
1 Wow! excl waʊ something that you say to show surprise, excitement, admiration "My uncle is a famous musician." "Wow! Can you get me his autograph?"
1 write v raɪt to produce words, letters, or numbers on a surface using a pen or pencil Write your name at the top of the page.
1 writer n ˈraɪtə someone whose job is writing books, stories, articles, etc William Shakespeare was a famous English writer.
1 yeah excl jeə yes "Is this yours?" "Yeah."
1 yes excl jes used to agree with something, or to give a positive answer to something "Would you like to come for lunch?" "Oh yes, please."
1 you pron juː used to refer to the person or people you are talking to Do you live in Cambridge?
1 your det jɔː belonging or relating to the person or people you are talking to What's your name?
1 yourself pron jɔːˈself the reflexive form of the pronoun 'you' Be careful not to hurt yourself with that knife!
2 absolutely adv ˌæbsəˈluːtli completely "Are you still interested in coming to the concert?" "Yes, absolutely!"
2 act v ækt to perform in a play or film I acted in the school play.
2 agree v əˈgriː to have the same opinion as someone  She agrees with me about everything.
2 air n the mixture of gases around the Earth which we breathe He went outside to get some fresh air (=clean, cool air).
2 all pron ɔːl every person or thing in a group We're all from France.
2 alone adv əˈləʊn without other people She lives alone.
2 amazing adj əˈmeɪzɪŋ very surprising Her dancing is amazing!
2 any pron ˈeni used in questions and negatives to mean 'some'  Is there any cake left?
2 ask v ɑːsk to say something to someone as a question I asked him about his hobbies.
2 at prep æt used to show the place or position of something or someone Look at the exercise then fill in the blanks.
2 Australian adj/n ɒsˈtreɪliən coming from or relating to Australia This is an Australian soap opera.
2 awful adj ˈɔːfəl very bad The food was awful.
2 ball n bɔːl a round object that you throw, kick, or hit in a game, or something with this shape a tennis ball
2 band n bænd a group of musicians who play modern music together a jazz band
2 basic adj ˈbeɪsɪk being the main or most important part of something We have a basic plan but we haven't decided on the details.
2 bass (guitar) n bæs (also bass guitar) an electric guitar with four strings that plays very low notes I play bass in a heavy metal band.
2 be v biː a verb used when describing someone or something I'm Maria.
2 before prep bɪˈfɔː earlier than something or someone I always do my homework before school.
2 birthday n ˈbɜːθdeɪ the day on which someone was born, or the same date each year Happy birthday, Emma!
2 boy n bɔɪ a male child or young man There's a new boy in my class.
2 breathe v briːð to take air into and out of your lungs  It's lovely to breathe in the fresh sea air at the seaside.
2 CD n ˌsiːˈdiː a small disc on which music or information is recorded I was listening to my new CD.
2 centre n ˈsentə a place or a building used for a particular activity They often go shopping in the city centre on Saturdays.
2 comment n ˈkɒment something that you say or write that shows what you think about something He made a nasty comment about my new haircut.
2 company n ˈkʌmpəni an organisation which sells goods or services He works for a software company.
2 concert n ˈkɒnsət a performance of music and singing a pop concert
2 cool excl kuːl a word used by teenagers to say something is very good "Look at my new car!" "Cool!"
2 cut out v kʌt aʊt to remove something or form a shape by cutting, usually something made of paper or cloth Cut out a picture and stick it in your book.
2 dirty adj ˈdɜːti not clean dirty clothes / dishes
2 do v duː used with other verbs to form questions or negative phrases What do you want for lunch?
2 drums n drʌmz round, hollow musical instruments that you hit with your hands or with sticks  She plays the drums very well.
2 DVD n ˌdiːviːˈdiː digital versatile disc: a small disc for storing music, films and information Let's go home and watch a DVD.
2 email n ˈiːmeɪl a way of sending messages electronically, from one computer to another You can contact me by email.
2 England n ˈɪŋglənd a country in Europe My sister lives in England.
2 episode n ˈepɪsəʊd one programme of a series shown on television Episode one was interesting but the rest of the series was very boring.
2 everyday adj ˈevrideɪ normal, usual, or happening every day I go to work in everyday clothes and save my best clothes for parties.
2 excellent adj ˈeksələnt very good, or of a very high quality  The meal was excellent.
2 expression n ɪkˈspreʃən a phrase that has a special meaning Choose the correct expression and fill in the blanks.
2 fantastic adj fænˈtæstɪk very good We had a fantastic holiday.
2 favourite adj ˈfeɪvərɪt your favourite person or thing is the one that you like best What's your favourite band?
2 find v faɪnd to discover something or someone that you have been searching for I can't find my glasses and I've looked everywhere.
2 for prep fɔː intended to be given to or used by someone or something I go to a school for boys and girls.
2 four num fɔː the number 4 written as a word She's got four sisters.
2 girl n gɜːl a female child or young woman We have three children – a boy and two girls.
2 go v gəʊ to move or travel somewhere I'd love to go to America.
2 great adj greɪt very good We had a great time.
2 group n gruːp a number of people or things that are together in one place She was with a group of friends.
2 guitar n gɪˈtɑː a musical instrument with strings that you play by pulling the strings an electric guitar
2 guy n gaɪ a man What a nice guy!
2 hamburger n ˈhæmˌbɜːgə a round, flat piece of meat which you eat between round pieces of bread a hamburger and fries
2 hard adj hɑːd difficult to do or understand The exam was really hard.
2 her det hɜː belonging to or relating to someone female who has already been talked about Her name's Francesca.
2 here adv hɪə in the place where you are Put it here, on the table.
2 hey excl heɪ used to get someone's attention or to show that you are interested, excited, angry, etc Hey! Come back here!
2 Hi! excl haɪ Hello! Hi! How are you today?
2 hold v həʊld to have something in your hand or arms She's holding the baby.
2 improvisation n ˌɪmprəvaɪˈzeɪʃən playing music or saying words that you are inventing, not reading or remembering I find improvisation easier than learning a script.
2 internet n ˈɪntənet a system that connects computers around the world so you can share information with other people I used the internet to do the research for my homework.
2 interview n ˈɪntəvjuː a meeting in which someone asks you questions to see if you are suitable for a job or course I'm going for an interview tomorrow for a job that I really want.
2 jam n dʒæm a sweet food made from fruit that you put on bread strawberry jam
2 joke n dʒəʊk something which someone says to make people laugh, usually a short story with a funny ending He told me a funny joke.
2 just adv dʒʌst only He just sits in his chair all day doing nothing.
2 lead adj led the lead performer or lead part in a performance is the main performer or part She's playing the lead part in the school play.
2 let v let something that you say when you're making a suggestion Let's go to the cinema.
2 like v laɪk to enjoy something or think that someone or something is nice I like playing with my computer.
2 lyrics n ˈlɪrɪks the words of a song  I never listen to the lyrics.
2 me pron miː used after a verb or preposition to refer to the person who is speaking or writing Give it to me.
2 men n men plural of 'man' young men
2 moment n ˈməʊmənt a point in time I can't talk at the moment, there's someone at the door.
2 negative adj ˈnegətɪv In language, a negative word or phrase expresses the meaning 'no' or 'not'. Write a negative sentence using the verb in brackets.
2 new adj njuː different from before; recently made I need some new shoes; Their house is quite new.
2 object n ˈɒbdʒɪkt in grammar, the person or thing that is affected by the action of the verb We learnt about object pronouns in English today.
2 Of course! excl ɒv kɔːs used to say yes and emphasize your answer "Can you help me please?" "Of course I can!"
2 on prep ɒn on a surface of something I put the book on that shelf.
2 or conj ɔː used between possibilities, or before the last in a list of possibilities Would you like this one or that one?
2 order n ˈɔːdə the arrangement of a group of people or thngs in a list from first to last We lined up in alphabetical order by surname.
2 our det aʊə belonging to or relating to the person who is speaking and one or more other people This is our cat, Fluffy.
2 outside prep ˌaʊtˈsaɪd near a building or room but not in it He was standing outside the café.
2 pair n peə two people who are doing something together We did the exercise in pairs.
2 Paris n ˈpærɪs the capital city of France Paris is my favourite capital city.
2 pizza n ˈpiːtsə a food made from a flat, round piece of bread covered with cheese, vegetables, etc and cooked Italians eat a lot of pizza.
2 play v pleɪ to make music using an instrument Can you play the piano?
2 plural n ˈplʊərəl a word or part of a word which shows that you are talking about more than one person or thing. For example 'babies' is the plural of 'baby'. The plural of man is men.
2 positive adj ˈpɒzətɪv certain that something is true Write positive sentences using the verbs in brackets.
2 prepare v prɪˈpeə to get someone or something ready for something that will happen in the future  We're preparing for my parents' wedding anniversary.
2 pronoun n ˈprəʊnaʊn a word that is used instead of a noun which has usually already been talked about. For example the words 'she', 'it', and 'mine' are pronouns. We're learning about pronouns today in English.
2 really adv ˈrɪəli very or very much They've got a really big house in the countryside.
2 scene n siːn a short part of a film, play, or book in which the events happen in one place We'll practise the first scene.
2 score n skɔː the number of points someone gets in a game or test The score at half time was two–nil.
2 shame n ʃeɪm if you describe something as a shame, you are disappointed that it has happened It's a shame you couldn't come to the party.
2 situation n ˌsɪtjuˈeɪʃən the set of things that are happening at a particular time and place the economic/political situation
2 so adv səʊ used before an adjective or adverb to emphasize what you are saying, especially when there is a particular result I was so tired I fell asleep immediately.
2 song n sɒŋ words that go with a short piece of music What's that song you were singing?
2 sorry adj ˈsɒri used to show sympathy or sadness for a person or situation I was sorry to hear about your sad news.
2 star n stɑː a famous singer, actor, sports person, etc  She wants to be a film star when she grows up.
2 statement n ˈsteɪtmənt a sentence Which of these statements is true and which is false?
2 story n ˈstɔːri a description of a series of real or imaginary events which is intended to entertain people a horror story
2 subject n ˈsʌbdʒɪkt the person or thing which performs the action described by the verb. In the sentence 'Bob phoned me yesterday.', 'Bob' is the subject. The subject usually comes before the verb.
2 such pron sʌtʃ used to emphasize a quality of someone or something We had such a good time I didn't want to come home.
2 Swiss n swɪs coming from or relating to Switzerland  We went climbing in the Swiss mountains.
2 take v teɪk to get and carry something with you when you go somewhere I always take my umbrella with me.
2 tell v tel to say something to someone, usually giving them information He told me about his new school.
2 terrible adj ˈterəbəl very bad It was a terrible accident.
2 their det ðeə belonging to or relating to a group of people, animals, or things that have already been talked about They brought their own food.
2 them pron ðem used after a verb or preposition to refer to a group of people, animals, or things that have already been talked about We all laughed at them.
2 theme park n θiːm pɑːk a park with entertainments, such as games, machines to ride on, restaurants, etc, that are all based on one idea We went to the Harry Potter theme park for my birthday.
2 they pron ðeɪ used as the subject of the verb when referring to a group of people, animals, or things that have already been talked about They came with us.
2 think v θɪŋk to have an opinion about something or someone or to believe that something is true  Do you think it's going to rain?
2 three num θriː the number 3 written as a word I've got three sisters.
2 time n taɪm a period of minutes, hours, years, etc They stayed for a long time.
2 title n ˈtaɪtəl the name of a book, film, etc What's the title of that book?
2 today n təˈdeɪ this day, or on this day; the period of time that is happening now or in this period of time It's John's birthday today.
2 together adv təˈgeðə with each other We do everything together.
2 try v traɪ to attempt to do something I tried to open the window but couldn't.
2 underline v ˈʌndəlaɪn to draw a line under a word or sentence Underline the title with black pen please.
2 us pron ʌs used after a verb or preposition to refer to the person who is speaking or writing and one or more other people Come and visit us in our new house.
2 want v wɒnt to hope to have or do something He wants a new car.
2 we pron wiː used as the subject of the verb when the person speaking or writing is referring to themselves and one or more other people We all enjoyed the film.
2 when adv wen used to ask at what time something happened or will happen When can you come and visit me?
3 above prep əˈbʌv in or to a higher position than something else It's in the cupboard above the cooker.
3 again adv əˈgen once more Do your homework again. It's very messy!
3 alive adj əˈlaɪv living, not dead She was injured in the accident but she was pleased to be alive.
3 also adv ˈɔːlsəʊ in addition She plays the violin and she also plays the piano.
3 article n ˈɑːtɪkəl a piece of writing in a magazine, newspaper, etc I wrote an article about language schools for a magazine.
3 at prep æt in a particular place or position We met at the station.
3 aunt n ɑːnt the sister of your mother or father, or the wife of your uncle My aunt is staying with us.
3 bad adj bæd not good or pleasant bad weather
3 Bangladesh n ˌbæŋgləˈdeʃ a country in Asia They come from Bangladesh.
3 big adj bɪg large in size or amount I come from a big family.
3 both pron bəʊθ used to talk about two people or things They both go to the same school.
3 bowling n ˈbəʊlɪŋ a game in which you roll a large ball along a wooden track in order to knock down bottle-shaped objects I go bowling every year for my birthday.
3 brother n ˈbrʌðə a boy or man who has the same parents as you  My brother plays the double bass.
3 busy adj ˈbɪzi working hard, or giving your attention to a particular activity Mum is busy in the kitchen.
3 buy v baɪ to get something by giving money for it I went to the shop to buy some milk.
3 cartoon n kɑːˈtuːn a film made using characters that are drawn and not real Mickey Mouse and other famous cartoon characters
3 children n ˈtʃɪldrən the plural of 'child' Does she have any children?
3 city n ˈsɪti a large town We live in the city but I'd prefer to live in the countryside.
3 country n ˈkʌntri an area of land that has its own government, army, etc  I've visited ten different European countries.
3 cousin n ˈkʌzən the child of your aunt or uncle We're a big family so I have a lot of cousins.
3 daughter n ˈdɔːtə your female child I have a daughter of six.
3 day n deɪ a period of 24 hours I saw her the day before yesterday.
3 dead adj ded not now alive She's been dead for twenty years now.
3 different adj ˈdɪfərənt not the same as someone or something else Jo's very different from her sister, isn't she?
3 dog n dɒg an animal with fur, four legs and a tail that is kept as a pet, or trained to guard buildings Let's take the dog for a walk.
3 draw v drɔː to produce a picture by making marks with a pen or pencil She drew a picture of a tree.
3 drive v draɪv to make a car, bus, or train move, and control what it does She's learning to drive.
3 duty n ˈdjuːti something you do as part of your job or because of your position It's your duty to help around the house.
3 each pron iːtʃ every one in a group of two or more things or people when they are considered separately  Shall we each pay half of the bill?
3 every det ˈevri used to show that something is repeated regularly I visit her every weekend.
3 factory n ˈfæktəri a building or group of buildings where large amounts of products are made or put together That factory produces poisonous smoke.
3 family n ˈfæməli a group of people who are related to each other, such as a mother, a father, and their children I live with my family in Cambridge.
3 family tree n ˈfæməli triː a drawing that shows the relationships between the different members of a family, especially over a long period of time I'm drawing my family tree for the last five generations.
3 father n ˈfɑːðə your male parent My father is French.
3 fill in v fɪl ɪn to write the necessary information on a document Fill in the form and give it to the office.
3 first lady n ˈfɜːst ˈleɪdi the wife of the president Michelle Obama is the first lady of the USA.
3 form n fɔːm a type of something or way of doing something Fill in the gaps with the correct forms of the words in brackets.
3 French n frenʃ the language that people speak in France, Belgium, parts of Canada and other countries I can speak French and German.
3 fruit n fruːt something such as an apple or orange that grows on a tree or a bush, contains seeds, and can be eaten as food dried / fresh fruit
3 go shopping v gəʊ ˈʃɒpɪŋ when you go and buy things from shops I go shopping every Saturday with my friends.
3 grandfather n ˈgrænˌfɑːðə the father of your mother or father My grandfather was born in 1920.
3 grandmother n ˈgrænˌmʌðə the mother of your mother or father My grandmother lets me play computer games all day – she's great!
3 grandparent n ˈgrænˌpeərənt the parent of your mother or father My grandparents live in our village.
3 grocery n ˈgrəʊsəri a shop that sells food and products used in the home I went to the grocery on the way home from work.
3 happy adj ˈhæpi pleased and in a good mood, especially because something good has happened I'm glad you've finally found someone who makes you happy.
3 have v hæv to own something Laura has a beautiful house.
3 have a fight   v hæv ə faɪt to try to hurt or kill someone using your body or weapons Two men were having a fight outside the pub.
3 him pron hɪm used after a verb or preposition to refer to someone male who has already been talked about I can't see him. Is he here?
3 house n haʊs a building where people live, usually one family or group They have a big house in the country.
3 husband n ˈhʌzbənd the man you are married to Her husband works in a bank.
3 important adj ɪmˈpɔːtənt valuable, useful, or necessary My family is very important to me.
3 job n dʒɒb the work that you do in order to get money She got a job as a cleaner.
3 lady n ˈleɪdi a polite way of saying 'woman' There's a young lady here to see you.
3 live v laɪv to have your home somewhere She lives in France.
3 love v lʌv to like someone or something very much I love pasta.
3 meet v miːt to see and speak to someone for the first time It's lovely to meet you.
3 middle n ˈmɪdəl the middle the central part, position, or point in time I live in the middle of the town.
3 millions n ˈmɪljənz (informal) a lot I've got millions of friends.
3 missing adj ˈmɪsɪŋ If someone or something is missing, you cannot find them because they are not in their usual place. One of her teeth is missing.
3 money n ˈmʌni the coins or pieces of paper that are used for buying things How much money have you got?
3 more quant mɔː something in addition to what you already have Please can I have some more bread?
3 mother n ˈmʌðə your female parent  My mother phones me once a week.
3 near adj nɪə not far away in distance or time The school's very near here.
3 open adj ˈəʊpən not closed or fastened The door is open. Please will you close it?
3 own adj əʊn belonging to or done by a particular person or thing It was my own idea.
3 paragraph n ˈpærəgrɑːf a part of a text that contains at least one sentence and starts on a new line Write a paragraph about your holiday.
3 people n ˈpiːpəl more than one person Our company employs over four hundred people.
3 Portuguese adj/n ˌpɔːtʃəˈgiːz coming from or related to Portugal We ate in a Portuguese restaurant.
3 present n ˈprezənt something that you give to someone, usually for a special occasion  I got lots of presents for my birthday.
3 president n ˈprezɪdənt the highest political position in some countries, usually the leader of the government the president of the United States
3 project n ˈprɒdʒekt a piece of planned work or an activity which is finished over a period of time and intended to achieve a particular aim a scientific research project
3 rent v rent to pay money to live in a building that someone else owns They rent a house.
3 room n ruːm a part of the inside of a building, which is separated from other parts by walls, floors, and ceilings My room is pink.
3 save v seɪv to keep money so that you can buy something with it in the future I’m saving up for a car.
3 school n skuːl a place where children go to be educated Which school do you go to?
3 secretary n ˈsekrətəri someone who works in an office, typing letters, answering the telephone, and arranging meetings, etc  My aunt is a secretary in a big company.
3 see v siː to notice people and things with your eyes We saw some monkeys when we were on holiday.
3 sell v sel to give something to someone who gives you money for it I sold my bike to Claire.
3 shop n ʃɒp a building where you can buy things a book shop
3 shopping n ˈʃɒpɪŋ when you buy things from shops I love shopping.
3 sister n ˈsɪstə a girl or woman who has the same parents as you I have an older sister.
3 space n speɪs an empty area which is available to be used Write your answer in the space below.
3 spelling n ˈspelɪŋ how a particular word is spelt English spelling isn't always easy.
3 student n ˈstjuːdənt someone who is studying at a school or university a law student
3 study v ˈstʌdi to learn about a subject, usually at school or university I studied biology before going into medicine.
3 swap v swɒp to give something to someone and get something from them in return Let's swap clothes and see if anyone notices!
3 teacher n ˈtiːtʃə someone whose job is to teach in a school, college, etc a history / science teacher
3 teenage adj ˈtiːneɪdʒ aged between thirteen and nineteen or suitable for people of that age They have three teenage daughters.
3 town n taʊn a place where people live and work which is larger than a village It's a small town in the north of England.
3 two num tuː the number 2 written as a word She's got two boys and two girls.
3 uncle n ˈʌŋkəl the brother of your mother or father, or the husband of your aunt My uncle George is a famous actor.
3 until prep ənˈtɪl continuing to happen before a particular time or event and then stopping We stayed until the very end.
3 very adv ˈveri used to emphasize an adjective or adverb I'm very cold. Please can I shut the window?
3 water n ˈwɔːtə the clear liquid that falls from the sky as rain and that is in seas, lakes, and rivers a drink of water
3 way n weɪ the route you use to get from one place to another It's a long way from my house to school.
3 wife n waɪf the woman that a man is married to I've never met William's wife.
3 woman n ˈwʊmən an adult female person a thirty-year-old woman
3 work v wɜːk to do a job, especially the job you do to earn money; to do something that needs a lot of time or effort, or to make someone do this Helen works for a computer company; I’ll have to work hard to finish my homework before 11 p.m.
4 about   prep əˈbaʊt a little more or less My car is about four metres long.
4 actually adv ˈæktʃuəli used when you are saying what is the truth of a situation It looks difficult but it's actually quite easy.
4 almost adv ˈɔːlməʊst If something almost happens, it does not happen but it is very close to happening. We're almost ready.
4 area n ˈeəriə the size of a flat surface calculated by multiplying its width by its length The area of our garden is the same as a football pitch.
4 art n ɑːt the making or study of paintings, drawings, etc or the objects created fine / modern art
4 artist n ˈɑːtɪst someone who creates art, especially paintings and drawings  My mother is a famous artist.
4 at prep æt used to show the time something happens It starts at 7.30.
4 backpack n ˈbækpæk a bag that you carry on your back  I put my lunch in my backpack.
4 be called v biː kɔːld to have a particular name I live in a village called Boxwell.
4 beautiful adj ˈbjuːtɪfəl very attractive a beautiful woman
4 beginning n bɪˈgɪnɪŋ the first part of something or the start of something I enjoyed the beginning of the story but not the ending.
4 behind prep bɪˈhaɪnd at or to the back of someone or something I sit behind my best friend in the classroom.
4 bookshop n ˈbʊkʃɒp a shop that sells books World of Books is the best bookshop in the town.
4 bus n bʌs a large vehicle that carries passengers by road, usually along a fixed route We all sang songs on the bus on the way home.
4 by prep baɪ through doing or using something We go to school by bike.
4 by prep baɪ used to show the person or thing that does something I'm reading a book by Charlie Higson.
4 café n ˈkæfeɪ a small restaurant where you can buy drinks and small meals  They're having lunch in a café.
4 Canadian adj kəˈneɪdiən coming from or relating to Canada We flew over the Canadian mountains.
4 card n kɑːd a piece of stiff paper or plastic that has information printed on it We bought a travel card and took the bus all round the city.
4 carry on v ˈkæri ɒn to continue doing something Carry on down this path until you get to a gate at the end.
4 catch a train v kætʃ ə treɪn to get on a train in order to travel somewhere You have to catch the train from New Street Station.
4 charity n ˈtʃærɪti the act of giving money, food, or help to people who need it He gives a lot of money to charity.
4 chemist n ˈkemɪst a shop where you can buy drugs, soap, beauty products etc My dad works in a chemist's.
4 church n tʃɜːtʃ a building where Christians go to worship God I go to church every Sunday.
4 cinema n ˈsɪnəmə a building where you go to watch films Shall we go to the cinema?
4 classical adj ˈklæsɪkəl describes serious music by people like Mozart and Stravinsky I don't often listen to classical music.
4 clown n klaʊn a performer who has special clothes and a painted face and makes people laugh  He's a bit of a clown.
4 coffee n ˈkɒfi a hot drink made from dark beans which are made into a powder, or a cup of this drink Do you want a cup of coffee?
4 collection n kəˈlekʃən a group of objects of the same type that have been brought together a private art collection
4 come v kʌm to move or travel towards a person who is speaking Come here.
4 corner n ˈkɔːnə the point or area where two lines, walls, or roads meet The bus stops on the corner.
4 cost v kɒst If something costs a particular amount of money, you have to pay that in order to buy or do it. This dress costs too much for me.
4 cross v krɒs to go from one side of something to the other side You must look both ways when you cross the road!
4 directions n dɪˈrekʃənz instructions that tell you how to get to a place, or how to do something We stopped to ask for directions.
4 down prep daʊn towards or in a lower place The kids ran down the hill to the gate.
4 eight num eɪt the number 8 written as a word There are eight people in my band.
4 ending n ˈendɪŋ the last part of a story I loved the beginning of the book but the ending was boring.
4 entrance n ˈentrəns a door or other opening which you use to enter a building or place I'll meet you at the entrance to the school.
4 fan n fæn someone who likes and supports a famous person, sport, type of music, etc You’re a football fan, aren’t you?
4 far adv fɑː used to talk about how distant something is How far is it to your school?
4 Good luck! excl gʊd lʌk something you say to someone when you hope that they will be successful Good luck in your exam!
4 half n hɑːf one of two equal parts of something; ½  I'll be there in half an hour.
4 half-marathon n hɑːf ˈmærəθən half of a full marathon (a race in which people run for about twenty-six miles) I ran a half-marathon for a children's charity.
4 hour n aʊə a period of time equal to sixty minutes The store is open twenty-four hours a day.
4 hurry up v ˈhʌri ʌp to start moving or doing something more quickly Hurry up or we'll miss the plane!
4 idea n aɪˈdɪə a suggestion or plan What a good idea!
4 imperative n ɪmˈperətɪv the imperative form of a verb We're learning about imperatives today.
4 instructions n ɪnˈstrʌkʃənz information that explains how to do or use something Follow the instructions and it will be easy.
4 interesting adj ˈɪntrəstɪŋ keeping your attention and making you think a lot I found the talk very interesting.
4 juggler n ˈdʒʌgələ someone who juggles objects to entertain people I enjoyed the jugglers in Covent Garden.
4 late adj leɪt after the usual time or the time that was arranged I was late for work this morning.
4 left adv left on or towards the side of your body that is to the west when you are facing north Turn left at the end of the road and you'll see my house on the corner.
4 library n ˈlaɪbrəri a place with a lot of books that you can read or borrow There's a library at the end of my road.
4 local adj ˈləʊkəl relating to an area near you She goes to the local school.
4 lot n lɒt a large number or amount of people or things We've got a lot of homework this evening.
4 map n mæp a picture that shows where countries, towns, roads, rivers, etc are We have a map of the area so we shouldn't get lost.
4 match v mætʃ If two things match, they are the same colour or type. Match the questions with the answers.
4 metre n ˈmiːtə a unit for measuring length, equal to one hundred centimetres He ran one hundred metres in less than ten seconds!
4 milk n mɪlk a white liquid produced by female animals, such as cows, for feeding their babies a carton of milk
4 million num ˈmɪljən the number 1,000,000 written as a word There are nearly sixty million people in this country.
4 minute n maɪˈnjuːt a period of time equal to sixty seconds It'll take you thirty minutes to get to the airport.
4 model n ˈmɒdəl a smaller copy of a real object, often used to show how something works or what it looks like He has models of dinosaurs all round his house.
4 modern adj ˈmɒdən relating to the present time and not to the past modern society
4 museum n mjuːˈziːəm a building where you can look at important objects connected with art, history, or science a museum of modern art
4 music n ˈmjuːzɪk a pattern of sounds that is made by playing instruments or singing, or a recording of this pop / dance music
4 musician n mjuːˈzɪʃən someone who plays a musical instrument, often as a job  My uncle is a famous musician.
4 newsagent n ˈnjuːzˌeɪdʒənt a shop that sells newspapers and magazines I've got a job at the newsagent.
4 next adj nekst coming after this one We’re going on holiday next week.
4 next to   prep nekst tuː very close to something or someone, with nothing in between Her house is next to a pub.
4 nice adj naɪs pleasant; kind and friendly It’s a really nice town; He seems like a nice guy.
4 one num wʌn the number 1 written as a word I've got one brother.
4 only adv ˈəʊnli not more than a particular size or amount She's only three years old.
4 opinion n əˈpɪnjən a thought or belief about something or someone What's your opinion about / on the matter?
4 opposite prep ˈɒpəzɪt in a position facing someone or something but on the other side on the opposite page
4 parcel n ˈpɑːsəl something that is covered in paper so that it can be sent by post There's a parcel for you.
4 parent n ˈpeərənt your mother or father Her parents live in Oxford.
4 past prep pɑːst further than The shop is on the High Street, just past the church.
4 pay v peɪ to give money to someone because you are buying something from them Helen paid for the tickets.
4 person n ˈpɜːsən a human being You're the only person I know here.
4 please excl pliːz something that you say to be polite when you are asking for something or asking someone to do something Please come in and sit down.
4 pop n pɒp modern music with a strong beat which is popular with young people I like all kinds of pop music.
4 post office n pəʊst ˈɒfɪs a place where stamps are sold and from where letters and parcels are sent You can buy stamps from the post office.
4 preposition n ˌprepəˈzɪʃən a word or group of words that is used before a noun or pronoun to show place, direction, time, etc. For example 'on' in 'Your keys are on the table.', is a preposition. Use the correct preposition to complete the exercises.
4 race n reɪs a competition in which people run, ride, drive, etc against each other in order to see who is the fastest a car race
4 railway station   n ˈreɪlweɪ ˈsteɪʃən a building where trains stop so that you can get on or off them The railway station is at the bottom of the road.
4 river n ˈrɪvə a long area of water that flows across the land and into a sea, lake, or another river the River Thames
4 rock n rɒk loud, modern music with a strong beat, often played with electric guitars and drums His favourite kind of music is rock.
4 run n rʌn when you run for exercise or in an organised running event We go for a three-mile run every evening after work.
4 Science n saɪəns the study of the structure of natural things and the way that they behave We have Science on Wednesdays.
4 shampoo n ʃæmˈpuː a liquid substance that you use to wash your hair a bottle of shampoo
4 side n saɪd one of the two parts that something would divide into if you drew a line down the middle I live on the other side of the road.
4 sit v sɪt to move your body into a sitting position after you have been standing Please sit down.
4 sixty-seven num ˈsɪksti ˈsevən the number 67 written as a word I have sixty-seven cars in my collection.
4 sketch n sketʃ a short piece of acting about a funny situation We had to perform our sketches in front of the class.
4 something pron ˈsʌmθɪŋ used to refer to a thing when you do not know what it is or when it is not important what it is There's something wrong with my bike.
4 south n saʊθ the direction that is on your right when you face towards the rising sun the south side of the house
4 sport n spɔːt a game or activity which people do to keep healthy or for enjoyment, often competing against each other winter sports
4 stamp n stæmp a small piece of paper that you buy and stick onto a letter before you post it I need to buy a stamp.
4 station n ˈsteɪʃən a building where trains stop so that you can get on or off them Dad met me at the station.
4 straight adj streɪt not curved or bent a straight road
4 street n striːt a road in a town or city that has houses or other buildings We live on the same street.
4 supermarket n ˈsuːpəˌmɑːkɪt a large shop that sells food, drink, products for the home, etc We buy all our food at the supermarket.
4 tea n tiː a word used by some people for the meal that is eaten in the evening We had tea at 5.30 and then went to the cinema.
4 Thames n temz the river that passes through London We took a boat down the Thames.
4 thanks excl θæŋks used to tell someone that you are grateful to them Can you pass me the book? Thanks very much.
4 theatre n ˈθɪətə the work of writing, acting in, and producing plays  My mum took me to the theatre for my birthday.
4 then adv ðen next, or after something has happened Do your homework, then you can watch TV.
4 thousand num ˈθaʊzənd the number 1,000 written as word There were more than a thousand people in the theatre.
4 ticket n ˈtɪkɪt a small piece of paper that shows you have paid to do something, for example travel on a bus, watch a film, etc We bought our tickets for the concert three months ago.
4 tomorrow n təˈmɒrəʊ the day after today or on the day after today It's my birthday tomorrow.
4 topic n ˈtɒpɪk a subject that you talk or write about Which topic would you like to talk about?
4 total adj ˈtəʊtəl including everything What is the total cost?
4 tour n tʊə a visit to and around a place, area, or country a tour of Europe
4 tourist n ˈtʊərɪst someone who visits a place for pleasure and does not live there There are a lot of tourists in Cambridge.
4 train n treɪn a long, thin vehicle which travels along metal tracks and carries people or goods The train arrives at 2.45.
4 travel v ˈtrævəl to make a journey I spent a year travelling around Asia.
4 travel card   n ˈtrævəl kɑːd a card which allows you to travel on a train, etc for less money I buy a travel card every week so I don't need to pay every time I use the bus.
4 twenty-one num ˌtwentiˈwʌn the number 21 written as a word There are twenty-one houses in my street.
4 university n ˌjuːnɪˈvɜːsəti a place where students study at a high level to get a degree (=type of qualification) the University of Cambridge
4 visit v ˈvɪzɪt to go somewhere to see someone or a place Did you visit St Petersburg while you were in Russia?
4 visitor n ˈvɪzɪtə someone who visits a person or place  We've got visitors staying in our house at the moment.
4 watch v wɒtʃ to look at something for a period of time I watched him as he arrived.
4 wax n wæks a solid substance that becomes soft when warm and melts easily, often used to make candles The wax melted all over the table cloth.
4 world n wɜːld the people and things that are involved in a particular activity or subject the world of politics
4 wrong adj rɒŋ not correct; if something is wrong, there is a problem It was the wrong answer; There's something wrong with my computer.
4 year n jɪə a period of twelve months, or three hundred and sixty-five days or three hundred and sixty-six days, especially from first of January to thirty-fist of December last year / next year
4 you're welcome excl jɔː ˈwelkəm used to be polite to someone who has thanked you "Thank you for the lovely present!" "You're welcome!"
5 Africa n ˈæfrɪkə a continent We went on a safari holiday in Africa.
5 age n eɪdʒ the number of years that someone has lived, or that something has existed The show is for people of all ages.
5 animal n ˈænɪməl something that lives and moves but is not a person, bird, fish, or insect We saw the animals on the farm.
5 another pron əˈnʌðə one more person or thing, or an additional amount I enjoyed that so much I'd like another one please.
5 Arab adj ˈærəb relating or belonging to the people of the Middle East or North Africa whose families came from Arabia in the past We learnt about Arab countries in Geography.
5 arm n ɑːm the long part at each side of the human body, ending in a hand She held the tiny baby in her arms.
5 as prep æz used to describe the purpose, job or appearance of someone or something She keeps squirrels as pets.
5 Australia n ɒsˈtreɪliə a country on the continent of the same name Australia is a huge country.
5 baby n ˈbeɪbi a very young child  Be quiet please. The baby is asleep.
5 bear n beə a large, strong, wild animal with thick fur Bears are very savage animals.
5 because conj bɪˈkɒz used to give a reason for something "Why are you late?" "Because my bike broke."
5 believe v bɪˈliːv to think that something is true, or that what someone says is true  Some people believe in God and some don't.
5 best adj best (the superlative of ‘good’) better than any other She's one of our best students.
5 bicycle n ˈbaɪsɪkəl a vehicle with two wheels that you sit on and move by pushing two parts with your feet – also called a bike Is he driving to school today or going on his bicycle?
5 bike n baɪk a bicycle (=vehicle with two wheels that you sit on and move by turning two parts with your feet) Can you ride a bike?
5 bird n bɜːd an animal that has wings and feathers and is usually able to fly The birds are singing in the trees.
5 bite v baɪt to cut something using your teeth The dog bit me in the leg.
5 black adj blæk being the colour of the sky on a dark night a black jacket
5 blonde adj blɒnd blonde hair is yellow She’s got blonde hair.
5 body n ˈbɒdi the whole physical structure of a person or animal  He has a thin body and long legs.
5 brown adj braʊn being the same colour as chocolate She's got brown eyes.
5 budgie n ˈbʌdʒi a small, brightly coloured bird often kept as a pet I’ve got two budgies.
5 cat n kæt an animal with fur that is kept as a pet We had a cat when I was a child.
5 chemical n ˈkemɪkəl a basic substance that is used in chemistry or produced by chemistry  They discovered that there were poisonous chemicals in the water.
5 chimp n tʃɪmp short for chimpanzee There are chimps in the city zoo.
5 chimpanzee n ˌtʃɪmpənˈziː an African animal like a large monkey There are chimpanzees in the city zoo.
5 chocolate n ˈtʃɒkələt a sweet, brown food that is usually sold in a block a bar of chocolate
5 clean adj kliːn not dirty clean clothes
5 cockroach n ˈkɒkrəʊtʃ a large, brown or black insect that can live in houses and places where food is prepared We found cockroaches in the shower.
5 colour n ˈkʌlə red, blue, green, yellow, etc My favourite colour is green.
5 cricket n ˈkrɪkɪt an insect that jumps and makes a noise by rubbing its legs together The crickets are making a terrible noise in the trees.
5 cub n kʌb a young bear, fox, lion, etc The cub was very sweet, but it soon grew into an enormous tiger.
5 curly adj ˈkɜːli with many curls curly hair
5 dark adj dɑːk having black or brown hair or brown skin She's got dark skin.
5 describe v dɪˈskraɪb to say what someone or something is like Describe your ideal day out.
5 description n dɪˈskrɪpʃən something that tells you what someone or something is like Write a description of your best friend.
5 difference n ˈdɪfərəns the way in which two people or things are not the same What's the difference between a mouse and a rat?
5 DNA n ˌdiːenˈeɪ a chemical in the cells of living things which contains genetic information Watson and Crick discovered DNA.
5 drummer n ˈdrʌmə someone who plays a drum I'm the drummer in the school jazz band.
5 ear n ɪə one of the two things on your head that you hear with She whispered something in his ear.
5 enough quan ɪˈnʌf as much as is necessary We haven't got enough food for everyone.
5 example n ɪgˈzɑːmpəl something that is typical of the group of things that you are talking about Look at the examples and complete the exercise.
5 eye n one of the two organs in your face, which you use to see with Sara has black hair and brown eyes.
5 face n feɪs the front part of the head where the eyes, nose, and mouth are, or the expression on this part  She has a kind face.
5 fair adj feə having pale skin or a light colour of hair She has fair hair.
5 few quan fjuː some, or a small number of something I have a few friends who I always go on holiday with every year.
5 foot n fʊt one of the two flat parts on the ends of your legs that you stand on I’ve hurt my foot.
5 forest n ˈfɒrɪst a large area of trees growing closely together pine forest
5 fox n fɒks a wild animal like a dog with red-brown fur, a pointed nose, and a long thick tail Town foxes take food from bins.
5 glasses n ˈglɑːsɪz a piece of equipment with two transparent parts that you wear in front of your eyes to help you see better She was wearing glasses.
5 good-looking adj ˌgʊdˈlʊkɪŋ if someone is good-looking, they have an attractive face She’s a good-looking woman.
5 grow v grəʊ to develop and become bigger or taller as time passes  He's grown very tall this year!
5 hair n heə the thin, thread-like parts that grow on the head and body of people and animals a girl with long, fair hair
5 hand n hænd the part of your body on the end of your arm that has fingers and a thumb I had my hands in my pockets.
5 have got v hæv gɒt to have something They’ve got three children.
5 human adj ˈhjuːmən relating to people or their characteristics We are studying human behaviour in Sociology.
5 Indonesia n ˌɪndəˈniːʒə a country consisting of a group of islands in southeast Asia Indonesia is a country that is made up of thousands of islands.
5 intelligent adj ɪnˈtelɪdʒənt able to learn and understand things easily She’s a highly intelligent young woman.
5 Inuit n ˈɪnuɪt group of people who live in the cold, northern areas of of North America, Russia and Greenland, or a member of this group The Inuits eat fish and seal meat.
5 jump v dʒʌmp to push your body up and away from the ground using your feet and legs  The children jumped off the wall.
5 kangaroo n ˌkæŋgərˈuː a large Australian animal that moves by jumping on its back legs There are kangaroos in the city zoo.
5 keep v kiːp to have and look after animals We keep tropical fish.
5 leg n leg one of the parts of the body that is used for walking My legs are tired after so much walking.
5 little adj ˈlɪtəl small in size or amount I have a little bag.
5 look after v lʊk ˈɑːftə to take care of someone or something by keeping them healthy or in a good condition My grandmother looks after me and my brother.
5 loud adj laʊd making a lot of noise There was a loud bang.
5 magazine n ˌmægəˈziːn a big thin book that you can buy every week or month, that has pictures and writing a fashion magazine
5 marsupial n mɑːˈsuːpiəl a type of mammal from Australasia or South or Central America which is not completely developed when it is born and is carried around in a pocket on the mother's body A koala is a marsupial.
5 mean v miːn to have a particular meaning What does 'perpendicular' mean?
5 medium-length adj ˈmiːdiəm leŋθ medium-length hair is not short or long but reaches the shoulders She has medium-length, brown hair.
5 mention v ˈmenʃən to briefly speak or write about something or someone He mentioned your name and said that you had met at a party.
5 most adv məʊst used to show that someone or something has the greatest amount of a quality You're the most beautiful person I know.
5 mouth n maʊθ the part of the face that is used for eating and speaking Close your mouth when you're eating.
5 ninety-eight num ˈnaɪnti eɪt the number 98 written as a word My granny is ninety-eight years old.
5 noise n nɔɪz a sound, often a loud, bad sound I could hear a hissing noise.
5 noisy adj ˈnɔɪzi noisy people or things make a lot of noise A crowd of noisy protesters gathered in the square.
5 northern adj ˈnɔːðən in or from the north part of an area She speaks with a northern accent.
5 nose n nəʊz the part of your face that you breathe through and smell with a big / broken nose
5 other adj ˈʌðə used to refer to people or things which are similar to or in addition to those you have talked about Talk to the other students about it.
5 part n pɑːt one of the things that, with other things, makes the whole of something I spent part of my university degree studying abroad.
5 percent adj pəˈsent for or out of every hundred, shown by the symbol % Seventy-five percent of our class walk to school.
5 personal adj ˈpɜːsənəl relating to or belonging to a particular person Please take your personal belongings with you.
5 pet n pet an animal that someone keeps in their home My mum won't let me get a pet because she doesn't want animals in the house.
5 pocket n ˈpɒkɪt a part of a piece of clothing that you can put things in My wallet was in my coat pocket.
5 popular adj ˈpɒpjələ liked by many people Jack was the most popular boy's name in that year.
5 pouch n paʊtʃ a pocket of skin in which some female animals carry their babies The mother kangaroo keeps her baby in a pouch.
5 quite adv kwaɪt a little or a lot but not completely I'm quite tired, but I'm happy to walk a little further.
5 red adj red being the same colour as blood She's got red hair.
5 same adj seɪm exactly alike Many twins look the same.
5 seal n siːl an animal with smooth fur that eats fish and lives near the sea We went out in a small boat and watched the seals in the North Sea.
5 show v ʃəʊ to let someone look at something Will you show me your new bike?
5 similar adj ˈsɪmɪlə something which is similar to something else has many things the same, although it is not exactly the same The two houses are remarkably similar.
5 six num sɪks the number 6 written as a word The dog had six puppies.
5 small adj smɔːl little in size or amount They live in a small apartment near Times Square.
5 smile n smaɪl a happy or friendly expression in which the corners of your mouth curve up She has a beautiful smile.
5 some quant sʌm used to refer to an amount of something without saying exactly how much or how many Some friends are coming for dinner tonight.
5 spell v spel to write down or tell someone the letters which are used to make a word How do you spell your surname?
5 style n staɪl a way of doing something that is typical of a particular person, group, place, or period; a way of designing hair, clothes, furniture, etc  I like her style of clothes.
5 sugar glider n ˈʃʊgə ˈglaɪdə a small marsupial from Australia Sugar gliders like sweet food.
5 surname n ˈsɜːneɪm the name that you and other members of your family all have His surname is Walker.
5 thumb n θʌm the short, thick finger on the side of your hand I hit my thumb with the hammer.
5 tick v tɪk to mark something with a tick Tick the sentence which applies to you.
5 under prep ˈʌndə below something The children were sitting under a tree.
5 unusual adj ʌnˈjuːʒəl different and not ordinary, often in a way that is interesting or exciting  She wears very unusual clothes.
5 wavy adj ˈweɪvi not straight but with slight curves wavy hair
5 wear v weə to have a piece of clothing, jewellery, etc on your body I wear jeans a lot of the time.
5 why adv waɪ used to ask or talk about the reasons for something Why didn't you call me?
6 ah excl ɑː used to show that you have just understood something Ah, now I understand!
6 anything pron ˈeniθɪŋ used in questions and negatives to mean 'something' He hasn't done anything since he arrived.
6 apple n ˈæpəl a hard, round fruit which is white inside and green or red on the outside  You should eat an apple a day.
6 arrive v əˈraɪv to get to a place I arrived at the station.
6 back adv bæk where someone or something was before I went back to my old school to visit the teachers.
6 bag n bæg a container made of paper, plastic, leather, or material, used for carrying things I was carrying three bags of shopping.
6 baked adj beɪkt cooked with dry heat in an oven We had baked fish with salad.
6 banana n bəˈnɑːnə a long, white fruit with a yellow skin Do you want a banana?
6 beef n biːf the meat of a cow I had roast beef for dinner.
6 best wishes n best ˈwɪʃɪz something you say or write at the end of a letter, to show that you hope someone is happy and has good luck I look forward to hearing from you. Best wishes, Laura.
6 bread n bred a basic food made by mixing flour and water and then baking it Would you like a slice of bread?
6 break n breɪk when you stop an activity for a short time, usually to rest or to eat  It's time to take a break – I'm very tired.
6 butter n ˈbʌtə a soft, pale yellow food made from cream that you put on bread and use in cooking We have toast and butter for breakfast.
6 careful adj ˈkeəfəl giving a lot of attention to what you are doing so that you do not have an accident or make a mistake Be careful, Michael – that knife's sharp.
6 carrot n ˈkærət a long, thin orange vegetable that grows in the ground My horse likes eating carrots.
6 cheese n tʃiːz a yellow or white food made from milk a cheese sandwich
6 chicken n ˈtʃɪkɪn the meat of a chicken a chicken sandwich
6 chips   n tʃɪps long, thin pieces of potato that are cooked in oil fish and chips
6 cook v kʊk to make food ready to eat Who's cooking this evening?
6 countable (noun) adj ˈkaʊntəbəl naʊn a noun that can be used in the singular and the plural Bottles are countable but water is not.
6 cucumber n ˈkjuːkʌmbə a long, green vegetable that you eat raw in salads Slice the cucumber thinly and add it to the salad.
6 cupboard n ˈkʌbəd a piece of furniture with a door on the front which you use for putting things in I put the plates back in the cupboard.
6 curry n ˈkʌri a type of food from India, made of vegetables or meat cooked with hot spices  They eat a lot of curry in India.
6 customer n ˈkʌstəmə a person or organization that buys goods or services from a shop or business All the customers left when they heard that we had run out of pudding.
6 dear adj dɪə used at the beginning of a letter, before the name of the person you are writing to Dear Sally, thank you very much for ….
6 delicious adj dɪˈlɪʃəs If food or drink is delicious, it smells or tastes extremely good. That's the most delicious cake I've ever tasted.
6 dessert n dɪˈzɜːt sweet food that is eaten after the main part of a meal My favourite dessert is ice cream.
6 dish n dɪʃ food that is prepared in a particular way as part of a meal They do a lot of vegetarian dishes.
6 drink v drɪŋk to put liquid into your mouth and swallow it Do you drink milk?
6 during prep ˈdjʊərɪŋ for the whole of a period of time Emma's usually at home during the day.
6 eat v iːt to put food into your mouth and then swallow it You should eat more slowly.
6 egg n eg an oval object produced by a female chicken, that you eat as food a boiled / fried egg
6 else adv els in addition to someone or something Would you like anything else?
6 enjoy v ɪnˈdʒɔɪ if you enjoy something, it gives you pleasure I hope you enjoy your meal.
6 feel v fiːl to have an emotion or a physical feeling I felt so sad.
6 fold v fəʊld If you fold paper, cloth, etc, you bend it so that one part of it lies flat on top of another part. Fold the paper in half and put it in the envelope.
6 food n fuːd something that people and animals eat to keep them alive His favourite food is pizza.
6 fresh adj freʃ fresh food has been produced or collected recently and has not been frozen or dried You should eat more fresh fruit and vegetables.
6 goat n gəʊt an animal with horns which is kept for the milk it produces We keep goats for their milk.
6 Gorgonzola n ˌgɔːgənˈzəʊlə strong Italian cheese with blue veins in it My favourite cheese is Gorgonzola.
6 groceries n ˈgrəʊsəriz goods bought to be used in the home such as food and cleaning products We buy all our groceries online.
6 help v help to make it easier for someone to do something Thank you for helping me.
6 hungry adj ˈhʌŋgri wanting or needing food I'm hungry. What's for dinner?
6 ice cream   n ˌaɪsˈkriːm a sweet, cold food made from frozen milk vanilla ice cream
6 into prep ˈɪntə towards the inside or middle of something I went into the hotel.
6 Japanese adj ˌdʒæpənˈiːz coming from or relating to Japan It’s a Japanese car.
6 juice n dʒuːs the liquid that comes from fruit or vegetables orange juice
6 kilo n ˈkiːləʊ kilogram I asked for half a kilo of potatoes.
6 lamb n læm meat from a young sheep grilled lamb chops
6 lemon n ˈlemən an oval, yellow fruit that has sour juice She drinks her tea with lemon but I prefer milk.
6 letter n ˈletə some writing that you send to someone, usually by post I got a letter from Paul this morning.
6 lettuce n ˈletɪs a plant with green leaves, which you eat in salads Lettuce helps you sleep.
6 list n lɪst a series of names, numbers, or items that are written one below the other I always write a list of the things I have to do at the start of the day.
6 lots n lɒts a large number or amount of people or things I've got lots of friends
6 lunch n lʌnʃ the food that you eat in the middle of the day What do you want for lunch?
6 main adj meɪn most important or largest We eat our main meal in the evening.
6 maybe adv ˈmeɪbi possibly Maybe she'll come if I ask nicely.
6 meat n miːt the soft parts of animals, used as food I don't eat meat.
6 menu n ˈmenjuː a list of food and drinks that you can get in a restaurant a dinner menu
6 mice n maɪs plural of 'mouse' They found mice in their sofa.
6 much adv mʌtʃ often or a lot She doesn’t help me very much.
6 mushroom n ˈmʌʃrʊm a type of fungus (=organism like a plant) with a short stem and a round top, some types of which can be eaten pasta with wild mushrooms
6 olive n ˈɒlɪv a small green or black fruit with a bitter taste that is eaten or used to produce oil They put olives on their pizza.
6 onion n ˈʌnjən a round vegetable with layers that has a strong taste and smell I like onions in my salad.
6 orange n ˈɒrɪndʒ a round, sweet fruit with a thick skin and a lot of juice I eat an orange every day.
6 others pron ˈʌðə used to talk about the remaining members of a group or items in a set When we finished, we watched the others.
6 paper n ˈpeɪpə thin, flat material used for writing on, etc. Could I have a piece of paper?
6 perhaps adv pəˈhæps possibly Perhaps I'll go to the gym after work.
6 photo n ˈfəʊtəʊ a picture made with a camera He took a lovely photo of the children.
6 phrase n freɪz a group of words which are often used together and have a particular meaning Complete the phrases with the words in the box.
6 plate n pleɪt a flat, round object which is used for putting food on Please could you put the plates and cutlery on the table?
6 potato n pəˈteɪtəʊ a round vegetable which is white inside and grows in the ground  Would you like a potato with your meat and vegetables?
6 put v pʊt to move something to a place or position Where have you put the keys?
6 raw adj rɔː not cooked Don't eat raw meat – it's not good for you.
6 ready adj ˈredi prepared for doing something Give me a call when you're ready.
6 recipe n ˈresɪpi a list of foods and a set of instructions telling you how to cook something I always use the same recipe for my chocolate cake.
6 reply n rɪˈplaɪ an answer I still haven't received a reply to my letter.
6 restaurant n ˈrestərɔ~ː a place where you can buy and eat a meal I know a nice little Italian restaurant near there.
6 rice n raɪs small grains from a plant that are cooked and eaten People eat a lot of rice in China, Japan and India.
6 salad n ˈsæləd a cold mixture of vegetables that have not been cooked I made a big salad for lunch.
6 salt n sɔːlt a white substance used to add flavour to food salt and pepper
6 samosa n səˈməʊsə a small triangular pastry case filled with vegetables or meat and spices and fried, eaten in South Asia My Indian friend makes delicious samosas.
6 sandwich n ˈsænwɪdʒ two slices of bread with meat, cheese, etc between them a cheese / tuna sandwich
6 sauce n sɔːs a hot or cold liquid that you put on food to add flavour a tomato / cheese sauce
6 say v seɪ to speak words I couldn't hear what they were saying.
6 selection n sɪˈlekʃən when you choose something the selection process
6 send v send to arrange for something to go somewhere, especially by post I sent him a letter last week.
6 silly adj ˈsɪli stupid Don't be silly!
6 Slovenia n sləˈviːniə a country in Europe She comes from Slovenia.
6 soon adv suːn after a short period of time I'm coming home soon.
6 sound v saʊnd to seem good, interesting, strange, etc from what is said or written Your holiday sounds very exciting!
6 soup n suːp a hot, liquid food, made from vegetables, meat, or fish chicken soup
6 special adj ˈspeʃəl not ordinary or usual Is there anything special that you'd like to do today?
6 stay v steɪ to spend a short period of time in a place We stayed in a small hotel in Venice.
6 stew n stjuː a dish made of vegetables and meat cooked together slowly in liquid We had beef stew with onions and potatoes for supper.
6 strawberry n ˈstrɔːbəri a small, red fruit with small, brown seeds on its surface strawberry jam
6 surprising adj səˈpraɪzɪŋ not expected and making someone feel surprised He told me a surprising story.
6 sushi n ˈsuːʃi Japanese food made of cold rice and fish which has not been cooked We went to a sushi restaurant in London.
6 those det ðəʊz plural of that I'll have those ones please.
6 tomato n təˈmɑːtəʊ a soft, round, red fruit eaten in salad or as a vegetable I like eating pasta with tomatoes.
6 top n tɒp the highest part of something We put a star on top of the tree.
6 uncountable (noun) adj ʌnˈkaʊntəbəl An uncountable noun is not used with 'a' or 'an' and cannot be made plural. Rice is an uncountable noun.
6 unfold v ʌnˈfəʊld to become open and flat, or to make something become open and flat She unfolded the letter and read it.
6 vegetable n ˈvedʒtəbəl a plant that you eat, for example potatoes, onions, beans, etc I hate vegetables. I only eat meat.
6 waiter n ˈweɪtə a man who works in a restaurant, bringing food to customers Has the waiter taken your order?
6 which det wɪtʃ used to ask or talk about a choice between two or more things Which colour do you prefer?
6 worry v ˈwʌri to think about problems or unpleasant things that might happen in a way that makes you feel anxious  Don't worry about your exams – you can only do your best.
6 would v wʊd used to politely ask someone something "Would you like to come for lunch?" "Oh yes, please."
6 yuck excl jʌk used to say that something looks or tastes very unpleasant "We ate sheeps' eyeballs on holiday." "Yuck!"
7 adverb n ˈædvɜːb a word that describes or gives more information about a verb, adjective, phrase, or other adverb. In the sentences 'He ate quickly.' and 'It was extremely good.', 'quickly' and 'extremely' are both adverbs. Fill in the gaps with the correct adverb from the list.
7 always adv ˈɔːlweɪz every time, or at all times I always walk to work.
7 away adv əˈweɪ at a particular distance from a place They live about ten minutes' walk away from us.
7 boring adj ˈbɔːɪŋ not interesting or exciting He has a very boring job.
7 breakfast n ˈbrekfəst the food you eat in the morning after you wake up She had breakfast in bed this morning.
7 building n ˈbɪldɪŋ a structure with walls and a roof, such as a house or school an office building
7 channel n ˈtʃænəl a television or radio station (=broadcasting company) We have ninety-seven channels on our TV!
7 chat show   n tʃæt ʃəʊ a television or radio programme where people are asked questions about themselves I like watching chat shows.
7 check v tʃek to look at something to make sure that it is right or safe Have you checked your facts?
7 choose v tʃuːz to decide which thing you want Choose a book then sit and read quietly!
7 column n ˈkɒləm any block of numbers or words written one under the other Put the verbs in the correct columns.
7 comedy n ˈkɒmədi a funny film or play The film is described as a romantic comedy.
7 competition n ˌkɒmpəˈtɪʃən an organised event in which people try to win a prize by being the best, fastest, etc  We entered the singing competition and won.
7 compound noun n ˈkɒmpaʊnd naʊn a nount that is made by two or more words used together We learnt about compound nouns in English today.
7 dinner n ˈdɪnə the main meal of the day that people usually eat in the evening Come round for dinner?
7 documentary n ˌdɒkjəˈmentəri a film or television programme that gives facts about a real situation I like watching documentaries.
7 drama n ˈdrɑːmə plays and acting generally  My favourite programmes are drama series.
7 especially adv ɪˈspeʃəli more than other things or people, or much more than usual I especially like those green shoes!
7 film n fɪlm a story shown at the cinema or on television a cowboy film
7 five num faɪv the number 5 written as a word It takes five minutes to walk to school.
7 frequency n ˈfriːkwəntsi the number of times something happens in a particular period, or the fact that something happens often or a large number of times We're studying adverbs of frequency today.
7 Friday n ˈfraɪdeɪ the day of the week after Thursday and before Saturday It’s my birthday on Friday.
7 funny adj ˈfʌni making you smile or laugh a funny story
7 game show n geɪm ʃəʊ a programme on television in which people play games to try to win prizes I love watching game shows on TV.
7 geography n dʒiˈɒgrəfi the study of all the countries of the world, and of the surface of the Earth such as the mountains and seas Geography is my favourite subject at school.
7 go swimming v gəʊ ˈswɪmɪŋ go to the sea or a pool and move through water by moving your body They go swimming every Thursday after school.
7 guess v ges to give an answer or opinion about something when you do not know for sure Can you guess how old he is?
7 hardly ever adv ˈhɑːdli ˈevə almost never I hardly ever see her now that she goes to a different school.
7 heavy adj ˈhevi weighing a lot Those look like heavy bags.
7 home n həʊm the place where you live We sold our home in London and moved to Scotland.
7 homework n ˈhəʊmwɜːk work which teachers give students to do at home Have you done your homework yet?
7 housework n ˈhaʊswɜːk the work that you do to keep your house clean I can't stand doing housework.
7 information n ˌɪnfəˈmeɪʃən facts about a situation or person It’s a vital piece of information.
7 island n ˈaɪlənd an area of land that has water around it the Caribbean island of Grenada.
7 kilometre n kɪˈlɒmɪtə a unit for measuring distance, equal to one thousand metres I can swim two kilometres.
7 kind n kaɪnd a type of thing or person What kind of clothes do you like?
7 learn v lɜːn to get knowledge or a new skill I learned Russian at school.
7 leave v liːv to go away from a place or a situation I'm leaving work early this afternoon.
7 lesson n ˈlesən a period of time when a teacher teaches people The best way to improve your game is to take lessons.
7 life n laɪf a way of living He knows a lot about life in a hospital.
7 Monday n ˈmʌndeɪ the day of the week after Sunday and before Tuesday I’m seeing her on Monday.
7 month n mʌnθ one of the twelve periods of time that a year is divided into Next month will be very busy.
7 mum n mʌm mother I asked my mum but she said no.
7 never adv ˈnevə not ever, not one time I've never even thought about that before.
7 news n njuːz the announcement of important events on television, radio, and in newspapers We listen to the news every morning.
7 often adv ˈɒfən many times or regularly I often see her there.
7 once adv wʌns one time I see my boyfriend once a week.
7 programme n ˈprəʊgræm a show on television or radio Please don't phone me during my favourite TV programme.
7 pupil n ˈpjuːpəl a student at school There are only twenty pupils in our school.
7 rain v reɪn if it rains, water falls from the sky in small drops  It rains a lot in Britain.
7 rain n reɪn water that falls from the sky in small drops I got caught in the rain.
7 real adj rɪəl existing and not imagined He's not real you know, he's just a character in a book.
7 Saturday n ˈsætədeɪ the day of the week after Friday and before Sunday I’ll see her on Saturday.
7 Scotland n ˈskɒtlənd a country in the UK We went to Scotland on holiday.
7 selective adj sɪˈlektɪv careful about what you choose I'm selective about who I talk to.
7 series n ˈsɪəriːz a group of television or radio programmes that have the same main characters or deal with the same subject There's a very interesting series on TV this weekend.
7 soap opera n ˈsəʊpˌɒpərə a series of television or radio programmes that continues over a long period and is about the lives of a group of characters My granny watches soap operas all day long!
7 sometimes adv ˈsʌmtaɪmz on some occasions but not always or often He does cook sometimes, but not very often.
7 spend v spend to use time doing something or being somewhere I spend a lot of time reading in my bedroom.
7 storm n stɔːm very bad weather with a lot of rain, snow, wind, etc a snow / thunder storm
7 Sunday n ˈsʌndeɪ the day of the week after Saturday and before Monday It's my birthday on Sunday.
7 survey n ˈsɜːveɪ an examination of people's opinions or behaviour made by asking people questions Holidays in the UK are becoming more popular, according to a recent survey.
7 swimming n ˈswɪmɪŋ when you move through water using your body I usually go swimming on Thursday evenings.
7 teach v tiːtʃ to show or explain to someone how to do something  She teaches me the piano.
7 teenager n ˈtiːnˌeɪdʒə someone who is between thirteen and nineteen years old The worst thing about being a teenager is all the exams we have to do.
7 television n ˈtelɪvɪʒən a piece of equipment in the shape of a box, with a screen on the front, used for watching programmes Richard switched the television on.
7 temporary adj ˈtempərəri existing or happening for only a short or limited time We've got a temporary teacher because our usual teacher is ill.
7 than conj ðæn used to compare two different things or amounts My brother is older than your brother.
7 Thursday n ˈθɜːzdeɪ the day of the week after Wednesday and before Friday He’s arriving on Thursday.
7 Tuesday n ˈtjuːzdeɪ the day of the week after Monday and before Wednesday It's my birthday on Tuesday.
7 TV n ˌtiːˈviː television What's on TV tonight?
7 twice adv twaɪs two times I have ballet lessons twice a week.
7 usually adv ˈjuːʒəli in the way that most often happens I usually get home at about six o'clock.
7 village n ˈvɪlɪdʒ a place where people live in the countryside which is smaller than a town She lives in a small village outside Oxford.
7 walk n wɔːk a journey that you make by walking, often for enjoyment We went for a walk in the snow.
7 walk v wɔːk to move forward by putting one foot in front of the other and then repeating the action She walks to school.
7 waste n weɪst a bad use of something useful, such as time or money, when there is a limited amount of it Don't leave the taps on – it's a waste of water.
7 Wednesday n ˈwenzdeɪ the day of the week after Tuesday and before Thursday  We go swimming every Wednesday.
7 week n wiːk a period of seven days  We went on holiday for a week.
7 weekday n ˈwiːkdeɪ one of the five days from Monday to Friday, when people usually go to work or school Get up! It's a weekday!
7 weekend n ˌwiːkˈend Saturday and Sunday, the two days in the week when many people do not work It rained all weekend.
7 wide adj waɪd measuring a long distance or longer than usual from one side to the other The river is nearly a kilometre wide.
8 angry adj ˈæŋgri having a strong feeling against someone who has behaved badly, making you want to shout at them or hurt them  She was so angry with me I thought she would explode!
8 anyway adv ˈeniweɪ used to change the subject Anyway, as I said, I'll be away next week.
8 babysit v ˈbeɪbɪsɪt to look after children while their parents are not at home I often babysit for my neighbours.
8 begin v bɪˈgɪn to start  College begins next week; I begin my new job in a month.
8 boyfriend n ˈbɔɪfrend a man or boy who someone is having a romantic relationship with Have you got a boyfriend?
8 camera n ˈkæmərə a piece of equipment used to take photographs or to make films She takes wonderful photos on her new digital camera.
8 change v tʃeɪndʒ to become different, or to make someone or something become different She’s changed a lot in the last few years.
8 class n klɑːs a period of time in which students are taught something We have dance classes on Monday.
8 class n klɑːs a group of students who have lessons together There are three new boys in our class.
8 completely adv kəmˈpliːtli in every way or as much as possible The two sisters are completely different from each other.
8 confused adj kənˈfjuːzd unable to think clearly or to understand something Sorry, I'm completely confused.
8 contact v ˈkɒntækt to telephone someone or write to them I've been trying to contact you for days.
8 cry v kraɪ if you cry, water comes out of your eyes, usually because you are sad I could see that she'd been crying.
8 director n dɪˈrektə someone who tells the actors in a film or play what to do  My dad is a film director.
8 drawing n ˈdrɔːɪŋ a picture made with a pencil or pen She did a beautiful drawing and put it in a frame.
8 everybody pron ˈevriˌbɒdi everyone Everybody came to my party!
8 excited adj ɪkˈsaɪtɪd feeling very happy and enthusiastic I was so excited to see him.
8 feelings n ˈfiːlɪŋz Your feelings are your beliefs and emotions. He hurt my feelings by saying he didn't like my dress.
8 get v get to obtain or buy something Where did you get that ice cream?
8 goodbye excl gʊdˈbaɪ something you say when you leave someone or when they leave you Goodbye. Have a lovely holiday!
8 herself pron həˈself the reflexive form of the pronoun 'she' She thinks about herself a lot.
8 if conj ɪf used to say that something will happen only after something else happens or is true I'll play tennis if it stops raining.
8 laugh v lɑːf to smile and make a noise because you think something is funny You never laugh at my jokes.
8 leave sb alone v liːv X əˈləʊn to stop speaking to or annoying someone Leave your little sister alone!
8 mail v meɪl to send a letter or parcel or email something Could you mail it to me?
8 meaning n ˈmiːnɪŋ The meaning of words, signs, or actions is what they express or represent. Some words have more than one meaning.
8 message n ˈmesɪdʒ a piece of written or spoken information which one person gives to another Did you get my message?
8 must v mʌst used to say that it is necessary that something happens  The meat must be cooked before you eat it.
8 nothing pron ˈnʌθɪŋ not anything There is nothing left in the kitchen cupboards.
8 point n pɔɪnt a unit used for showing who is winning in a game or competition He won by three points.
8 remember v rɪˈmembə if you remember a fact or something from the past, you keep it in your mind  I can't remember his name.
8 ring v rɪŋ if something rings, it makes the sound of a bell  The firebell is ringing!
8 sad adj sæd unhappy I was very sad when our cat died.
8 scared adj skeəd frightened or worried I was scared to death (=very frightened).
8 shout v ʃaʊt to say something very loudly  She shouted at us to help her.
8 sign n saɪn a symbol or message in a public place which gives information or instructions The sign says that we must go slowly.
8 someone pron ˈsʌmwʌn used to refer to a person when you do not know who they are or when it is not important who they are There's someone on the phone for you.
8 still adv stɪl used to say that something is continuting to happen now or that someone is continuing to do somehting now I still live in the house where I was born.
8 stop v stɒp to not continue; to prevent something from happening or someone from doing something Stop laughing – it's not funny; If she wants to go to Australia, we can't stop her.
8 strange adj streɪndʒ unusual or not expected It's strange that she hasn't called.
8 stressed adj strest worried and not able to relax She gets very stressed when she's tired.
8 stupid adj ˈstjuːpɪd very silly or not clever That's a stupid thing to say.
8 sure adj ʃɔː certain Make sure you phone me when you arrive.
8 thing n θɪŋ used to refer to an object without saying its name It's a thing you use to cut wood.
8 tonight n təˈnaɪt the night of this day, or during the night of this day What are you doing tonight?
8 touch v tʌtʃ to put your hand on something You can look at them but please don't touch them.
8 underlined adj ˌʌndəˈlaɪnd with a line drawn under The important bits are underlined.
8 unhappy adj ʌnˈhæpi sad; not satisfied She had a very unhappy childhood; Giorgio was unhappy with his test results.
8 wake up v weɪk ʌp to stop being asleep, or to make someone stop being asleep  We wake up at seven o'clock every morning.
8 while n ˈwaɪl a period of time I'm going out for a while.
8 yesterday n ˈjestədeɪ the day before today I went to see the doctor yesterday morning.
9 activity   n ækˈtɪvəti something that you do for enjoyment Activities on offer include cycling, swimming, and tennis.
9 add v æd to put something with something else Add the two numbers together.
9 against prep əˈgenst competing with or opposing someone or something We played rugby against another school.
9 athletics n æθˈletɪks the sports which include running, jumping, and throwing  We do athletics at school in the summer term.
9 basketball n ˈbɑːskɪtbɔːl a game in which two teams try to win points by throwing a ball through a high net; the large ball used in the game of basketball Michael Jordan is the most famous basketball player in history; A basketball is bigger than a football.
9 boat n bəʊt a vehicle for travelling on water a fishing / sailing boat
9 camel n ˈkæməl a large animal that lives in the desert and has one or two humps (=raised parts on its back) We went camel riding on holiday.
9 can v kæn to be able to do something Can you drive?
9 can't v kɑːnt cannot I can't see him. Is he here?
9 cerebral palsy   n ˈserəbrəl ˈpɔːlzi a medical problem caused by damage to the brain in which the muscles are too tight Her brother has cerebral palsy.
9 cold adj kəʊld having a low temperature It's too cold to go out to play.
9 communicate v kəˈmjuːnɪkeɪt to tell people about something so that they understand you He can't communicate with his parents.
9 compass n ˈkʌmpəs a piece of equipment which shows you which direction you are going in The compass shows that north is behind us.
9 computer n kəmˈpjuːtə an electronic machine that can store and arrange large amounts of information We've put all our records on computer.
9 conversation n ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃən a talk between two or more people, usually an informal one  I had a very interesting conversation with some students yesterday.
9 count v kaʊnt to see how many people or things there are She began to count the students to make sure everyone was there.
9 Cuba n ˈkjuːbə a country on an island in the Caribbean (=a sea between North and South America) Cuba is an island.
9 cycle v ˈsaɪkəl to ride a bicycle I cycle to school everyday.
9 cycling n ˈsaɪkəlɪŋ riding on a bicycle I do a lot of cycling in my spare time.
9 dance v dɑːns to move your feet and body to the rhythm of music She’s dancing with Steven.
9 early adj ˈɜːli near the beginning of a period of time, process, etc She gets up very early.
9 easier adj ˈiːziə comparative of 'easy' The exam was easier than last year.
9 even adv ˈiːvən used to emphasize something that is surprising Everyone came to the party, even the teacher!
9 event n ɪˈvent something that happens, especially something important or unusual  Which is your favourite sporting event?
9 fact n fækt something that you know is true, exists, or has happened No decision will be made until we know all the facts.
9 fast adj fɑːst moving, happening, or doing something quickly fast cars
9 finish v ˈfɪnɪʃ to complete something When I finish my homework, can I watch TV?
9 front n frʌnt the side of something that is most often seen because it faces forward Please use the door at the front.
9 gymnastics n dʒɪmˈnæstɪks a sport in which you do physical exercises on the floor and on different pieces of equipment I do gymnastics at school.
9 hall n hɔːl a large indoor area used for playing sport We played basketball in the sports hall.
9 hate v heɪt to dislike someone or something very much They've hated each other since they were kids.
9 hop v hɒp to jump on one foot Can you hop?
9 horse n hɔːs a large animal with four legs, which people ride or use to pull heavy things There were some horses in the field.
9 juggle v ˈdʒʌgəl to throw two or more things, especially balls, from one hand to the other and keep doing this Can you juggle.
9 kid n kɪd a child or young person  The kids ran down the hill to the gate.
9 lake n leɪk a large area of water which has land all around it We went swimming in the lake.
9 lie v laɪ to put your body flat on something or to be in this position We lay on the beach most of the day.
9 man n mæn an adult male human a young man
9 marathon n ˈmærəθən a race in which people run for about 26 miles/42 km She ran the marathon in under five hours.
9 netball n ˈnetbɔːl a game usually played by teams of women, where the players try to throw a ball through a high net I play netball at school.
9 orienteering n ˌɔːriənˈtɪərɪŋ a sport in which you have to find your way to somewhere on foot as quickly as possible by using a map and a compass I go orienteering with the scouts every holiday.
9 oxygen n ˈɒksɪdʒən a gas in the air that people and animals must breathe Hydrogen and oxygen make water.
9 piano n piˈænəʊ a large wooden musical instrument with strings inside and black and white bars that produce sounds when you press them  She plays the piano very well.
9 place n pleɪs a position, building, town, area, etc There's a place I'd like to take you to.
9 pull v pʊl to take hold of something and move it somewhere If you keep pulling his tail, he'll bite you.
9 push v pʊʃ when you move someone or something by pressing them with your hands or body She gave him a little push towards the door.
9 ride v raɪd to travel by sitting on a horse, bicycle, or motorcycle and controlling it  Can you ride a bike?
9 rollerblade v ˈrəʊləbleɪd to move on a surface, using rollerblades I rollerblade to school every day.
9 rollerblading n ˈrəʊləˌbleɪdɪŋ the activity of moving across the ground wearing boots with a single line of wheels on the bottom Rollerblading is a very popular sport these days.
9 row v raʊ to move a boat or move someone in a boat through the water using oars (=poles with flat ends) We row on the lake every Saturday morning.
9 rowing n ˈraʊɪŋ the sport of moving a boat through the water using oars Rowing is my favourite sport.
9 rugby n ˈrʌgbi a sport played by two teams with an oval ball and H-shaped goals I play rugby at school.
9 runner n ˈrʌnə someone who runs, usually in competitions She's a very good runner.
9 running n ˈrʌnɪŋ the sport of moving on your feet at a speed faster than walking I go running three times a week.
9 seat n siːt something that you sit on I've booked three seats for the cinema tonight.
9 second n ˈsekənd one of the 60 parts a minute is divided into It takes Usain Bolt less than ten seconds to run 100 metres.
9 sing v sɪŋ to make musical sounds with your voice She sings in the church choir.
9 skateboard v ˈskeɪtbɔːd using a board with wheels on the bottom on which you stand and move forward by pushing one foot on the ground We skateboard up and down the street.
9 ski v skiː moving over snow wearing skis (=long thin things that you attach to boots) I'd like to go skiing in Switzerland.
9 snowboard v ˈsnəʊbɔːd to do a sport in which you stand on a large board and move over snow Can you snowboard?
9 soccer n ˈsɒkə an American word for football – a game in which two teams of eleven people kick a ball and try to score goals Do you want a game of soccer?
9 successful adj səkˈsesfəl achieving what you want to achieve; having achieved a lot or made a lot of money through your work If the operation is successful, she should be walking within a few months; a successful businessman
9 support v səˈpɔːt to like a particular sports team and want them to win What team do you support?
9 swim v swɪm to move through water by moving your body I learnt to swim when I was about five years old.
9 take part v teɪk pɑːt to join other people in doing an activity I take part in a lot of different sports.
9 team n tiːm a group of people who work together to do something or play a sport together against another group of players a management team/a football team
9 triathlon n traɪˈæθlɒn a competition in which people run, ride a bicycle and swim, without stopping in between I have a triathlon competition on Monday.
9 violin n ˌvaɪəˈlɪn a wooden musical instrument that you hold against your neck and play by moving a stick across strings Can you play the violin?
9 volleyball n ˈvɒlibɔːl a game in which two teams use their hands to hit a ball over a net I play volleyball.
9 wet adj wet covered in water or another liquid We got soaking wet in the rain.
9 wheelchair n ˈwiːltʃeə a chair with wheels used by someone who cannot walk My grandma is in a wheelchair.
9 win v wɪn to get the most points in a competition or game, or the most votes in an election Barcelona won the game six–zero.
9 winner n ˈwɪnə someone who wins a game, competition, or election the winners of the World Cup
9 without prep wɪˈðaʊt not having, using, or doing something I did it without thinking.
9 worm n wɜːm a small creature with a long, thin, soft body and no legs I don't like worms.
9 worried adj ˈwʌrid unhappy because you are thinking about bad things that might happen She's really worried about her son.
10 along prep əˈlɒŋ from one part of a road, river, etc to another They walked along the narrow path.
10 armchair n ˈɑːmtʃeə a comfortable chair with sides that you put your arms on Fred is tired, so he's sitting in the armchair.
10 around adv əˈraʊnd along the outside of something, not through it We walked around the forest because it was too dangerous to go through it.
10 bath n bɑːθ the thing that you sit or lie in to wash your body Fred is in the bath.
10 bathroom n ˈbɑːθrʊm a room with a bath, sink (=bowl for washing), and often a toilet Where’s the bathroom?
10 bed n bed a piece of furniture that you sleep on I’m going to bed.
10 bedroom n ˈbedrʊm a room used for sleeping in We’ve got five bedrooms in our house.
10 clean v kliːn to get the dirt off something He cleans the house every Sunday morning.
10 close adj kləʊz near in distance My house is very close to the school.
10 cloudy adj ˈklaʊdi with many clouds in the sky a cloudy day
10 continuous adj kənˈtɪnjuəs The continuous form of a verb is used to show that an action is continuing to happen. The sentence 'He was eating lunch.', is in the continuous form. We're studying continuous tenses today.
10 cooker n ˈkʊkə a piece of equipment used to cook food an electric cooker
10 cover v ˈkʌvə to put something over something else, in order to protect or hide it Cover the answers and see what you can remember.
10 dad n dæd father My dad and I have the same curly brown hair.
10 dolphin n ˈdɒlfɪn an intelligent animal that lives in the sea, breathes air, and looks like a large, smooth, grey fish We went swimming with dolphins on holiday this year.
10 driver n ˈdraɪvə someone who drives a vehicle She's a taxi driver.
10 everything pron ˈevriθɪŋ all things or each thing He ate everything on his plate.
10 exciting adj ɪkˈsaɪtɪŋ making you feel very happy and enthusiastic It was a really exciting game.
10 excuse n ɪkˈskjuːs a false reason that you give to explain why you can't do something Don't make excuses; just do your homework!
10 following adj ˈfɒləʊɪŋ the next day, the next morning etc The following day, we came home again.
10 fridge n frɪdʒ a large container that uses electricity to keep food cold Could you put the milk back in the fridge?
10 furniture n ˈfɜːnɪtʃə objects such as chairs, tables, and beds that you put into a room or building We need to buy some new furniture for the living room.
10 garage n ˈgærɑːʒ a small building, often built next to a house, that you can put a car in  The car is in the garage.
10 garden n ˈgɑːdən an area of ground next to a house, often with grass, flowers, or trees the front / back garden
10 goal n gəʊl in football, when kicking the ball into the net He scored three goals in the match.
10 holiday n ˈhɒlədeɪ a time when you do not have to go to work or school I can't wait for the holidays!
10 holiday n ˈhɒlədeɪ a long visit to a place away from where you live, for pleasure  We had a wonderful holiday on an island in the Pacific.
10 hope v həʊp to want something to happen or be true I hope that the bus won't be late.
10 hotel n həˈtel a place where you pay to stay when you are away from home We spent our honeymoon in a luxury hotel.
10 imagine v ɪˈmædʒɪn to create an idea or picture of something in your mind It's hard to imagine a life without you.
10 journey n ˈdʒɜːni when you travel from one place to another a car / train journey
10 kitchen n ˈkɪtʃɪn a room used to prepare and cook food in Dad's in the kitchen.
10 letter n ˈletə a symbol that is used in written language and that represents a sound in that language C is the third letter in the alphabet.
10 living room   n ˈlɪvɪŋ ruːm the room in a house where people sit to relax and watch television The TV's in the living-room.
10 lovely adj ˈlʌvli very attractive They have a lovely house.
10 Maths n mæθs mathematics Are you good at Maths?
10 milkshake n ˈmɪlkʃeɪk a sweet drink made of milk and chocolate or fruit a banana milkshake
10 need v niːd if you need something, you must have it, and if you need to do something, you must do it I need some new shoes.
10 normally adv ˈnɔːməli usually Normally I'm home by this time.
10 notes n nəʊts words that you write down to help you remember something Read the text and take notes.
10 postcard n ˈpəʊskɑːd a card with a picture on one side that you send without an envelope Send me a postcard from your holidays.
10 problem n ˈprɒbləm a situation that causes difficulties and that needs to be dealt with You can always talk to me if you have a problem.
10 progress n ˈprəʊgres development and improvement of skills, knowledge, etc He's making good progress.
10 quickly adv ˈkwɪkli fast or in a short time I quickly shut the door.
10 sail v seɪl to control a boat that has no engine and is pushed by the wind We're sailing to France.
10 shower n ʃaʊə a piece of bathroom equipment that you stand under to wash your whole body He likes to sing in the shower.
10 sofa n ˈsəʊfə a large, comfortable seat for more than one person We've got two sofas in our living-room.
10 somewhere adv ˈsʌmweə used to refer to a place when you do not know exactly where it is or when it is not important exactly where it is My phone must be somewhere in the house but I can't find it.
10 son n sʌn your male child My son will be three next week.
10 stand v stænd to move to a vertical position from sitting or lying down I'm so tired, I can't stand up!
10 strong adj strɒŋ a strong person or animal is physically powerful  He's big and strong and very fit.
10 sun n sʌn the large, bright star that shines in the sky during the day and provides light and heat for the Earth The sun rises in the East and sets in the West.
10 sunny adj ˈsʌni bright because of light from the sun It was a lovely sunny day.
10 surprise n səˈpraɪz an event that you did not expect to happen What a lovely surprise to see you.
10 swimming pool n ˈswɪmɪŋ puːl an area of water that has been made for people to swim in There's an outdoor swimming pool in our hotel.
10 table n ˈteɪbəl a piece of furniture with four legs, used for eating off, putting things on, etc; a set of numbers or words written in rows that go across and down the page We sat at the kitchen table; The table below shows the results of the experiment.
10 take (time) off v teɪk ɒf to spend time away from your work I took a week off work and went on holiday.
10 teeth n tiːθ Plural of tooth The bear showed its sharp white teeth.
10 telephone n ˈtelɪfəʊn a piece of equipment that is used to talk to someone who is in another place The telephone rang and she hurried to pick it up.
10 tense n tens the form of a verb which shows the time at which an action happened. For example 'I sing' is in the present tense and 'I will sing' is in the future tense. Put the verbs in the box in the correct tense.
10 tired adj taɪəd feeling that you want to rest or sleep I'm too tired to go out tonight.
10 toilet n ˈtɔɪlət a bowl that you sit on or stand near when you get rid of waste substances from your body Can I go to the toilet please?
10 tropical adj ˈtrɒpɪkəl from or in the hottest parts of the world  We went on holiday to a tropical island.
10 upstairs adv ʌpˈsteəz on or to a higher level of a building I went upstairs to bed.
10 weather n ˈweðə the temperature or conditions outside, for example if it is hot, cold, sunny, etc bad / good weather
10 whale n weɪl a very large animal that looks like a large fish, lives in the sea and breathes air through a hole at the top of its head  The whales came up to the boat and splashed us.
10 whatever pron wɒtˈevə anything or everything She eats whatever I give her.
11 aloud adv əˈlaʊd in a way that other people can hear Say it aloud so we can all hear.
11 America n əˈmerɪkə usually used to talk about the United States, but also North or South America Washington D.C. is the capital of America.
11 April n ˈeɪprəl the fourth month of the year My birthday is in April.
11 army n ˈɑːmi a military force that fights wars on the ground My cousin is in the army.
11 assistant n əˈsɪstənt someone who works in a shop, selling goods to customers and giving advice about the goods sold in the shop I asked the shop assistant for a larger size.
11 August n ˈɔːgəst the eighth month of the year Her birthday is in August.
11 autumn n ˈɔːtəm the season of the year between summer and winter, when leaves fall from the trees I'm starting a new job in the autumn.
11 bagpipes n ˈbægpaɪps a Scottish musical instrument that is played by blowing air into a bag and forcing it through pipes There was someone playing the bagpipes at the wedding.
11 bit n bɪt a small amount or piece of something There were bits of cheese left over after the party.
11 blouse n blaʊz a piece of clothing like a shirt that women wear I bought a new blouse for the party.
11 book n bʊk a set of pages with writing on them fastened together in a cover I've just read a really good book.
11 bring v brɪŋ to take someone or something with you when you go somewhere Did you bring an umbrella with you?
11 candy n ˈkændi a small piece of sweet food made from sugar, chocolate, etc In the UK we say sweets, in the US they say candy.
11 capital n ˈkæpɪtəl the most important city in a country or state Paris is the capital of France.
11 castle n ˈkɑːsəl a large, strong building that was built in the past to protect the people inside from being attacked We visited lots of castles in France.
11 celebrate v ˈseləbreɪt to do something nice because it is a special day, or because something good has happened I think we should celebrate the end of the exams.
11 clothes n kləʊðz things such as shirts and trousers that you wear on your body She was wearing her sister’s clothes.
11 coal n kəʊl a hard, black substance that is dug from under the ground and burnt as fuel  We use coal to heat our house.
11 coat n kəʊt a piece of clothing that you wear over your other clothes when you are outside a winter coat
11 cross out v krɒs aʊt to draw a line through something that you have written, usually because it is wrong Cross out the wrong answer and tick the correct one.
11 dancing n ˈdɑːntsɪŋ when you move your body to music for enjoyment I love dancing.
11 December n dɪˈsembə the twelfth month of the year Her birthday is in December.
11 dress n dres a piece of clothing for women or girls which covers the top of the body and hangs down over the legs She was wearing a short, black dress.
11 everyone pron ˈevriwʌn every person I've received a reply from everyone now.
11 everywhere adv ˈevriweə in or to every place Everywhere I look I see rubbish.
11 exhibition n ˌeksɪˈbɪʃən when objects such as paintings are shown to the public We visited an art exhibition in London.
11 February n ˈfebruəri the second month of the year We’re going away in February.
11 festival n ˈfestɪvəl a series of special events or performances a dance / music festival
11 full adj fʊl If a container or a space is full, it contains as many things or people as possible or as much of something as possible. The bath was full of water.
11 ghost n gəʊst a dead person's spirit which some people believe can be seen by people who are alive Do you believe in ghosts?
11 give v gɪv to provide someone with something I gave her a bike for her birthday.
11 grass n grɑːs a common plant with thin green leaves that grows close to the ground to mow / cut the grass
11 guesthouse n ˈgesthaʊs a small cheap hotel We stayed in a small guesthouse near the sea.
11 haggis n ˈhægɪs a dish which comes from Scotland consisting of different sheep's organs cut up with onions and spices and cooked inside a sheep's stomach  We ate haggis in Scotland, but I didn't really like it.
11 Halloween n ˌhæləʊˈiːn the night of the thirty-first of October when children dress in special clothes and people try to frighten each other Halloween party
11 happen v ˈhæpən if an event or situation happens, it exists or starts to be done Accidents can happen to anyone.
11 inside prep ˌɪnˈsaɪd in or into a room, building, or container I've never been inside their house.
11 jacket n ˈdʒækɪt a short coat a leather jacket
11 January n ˈdʒænjuəri the first month of the year We’re coming back in January.
11 jazz n dʒæz music with a strong beat that people often play without looking at written music a jazz band
11 jeans n dʒiːnz trousers made from denim (=a strong, usually blue, material) a pair of jeans
11 July n dʒʊˈlaɪ the seventh month of the year My birthday is in July.
11 jumper n ˈdʒʌmpə a warm piece of clothing which covers the top of your body and is pulled on over your head a woolly jumper
11 June n dʒuːn the sixth month of the year She was born in June.
11 kilt n kɪlt a traditional Scottish skirt for men, made of heavy material with close vertical folds at the back All the men wore kilts at the wedding.
11 knock v nɒk to hit a door with your closed hand so that people know you are there There's someone knocking at / on the door.
11 lamp n læmp an object that produces light I have a lamp next to my bed.
11 large adj lɑːdʒ big in size or amount These trousers are large – I need medium please.
11 letterbox n ˈletəbɒks a small hole in a door that you put letters through There's a letterbox at the end of the road.
11 make v meɪk to create something Shall I make some coffee?
11 many quant ˈmeni a lot of I don't have many clothes.
11 March n mɑːtʃ the third month of the year My birthday is in March.
11 material n məˈtɪəriəl cloth for making clothes, curtains, etc This shirt is made of a synthetic material.
11 May n meɪ the fifth month of the year He died in May.
11 medium adj ˈmiːdiəm in the middle of a group of different amounts or sizes These trousers are medium – I need large please.
11 night n naɪt the time in every twenty-four hours when it is dark and people sleep I slept really badly last night.
11 November n nəˈvembə the eleventh month of the year She’s leaving in November.
11 October n ɒkˈtəʊbə the tenth month of the year She’ll be eighteen in October.
11 one pron wʌn used to refer to a particular person or thing in a group that has already been talked about I'll have the green ones please.
11 organise v ˈɔːgənaɪz to plan or arrange something She was busy organising the wedding.
11 parade n pəˈreɪd when a line of people walk through a public place on a special day a victory parade
11 party n ˈpɑːti when people come together to enjoy themselves by talking, eating, drinking, and dancing a birthday party
11 perform v pəˈfɔːm to entertain people by acting, singing, dancing, etc We performed our act to the whole school.
11 performance n pəˈfɔːməns acting, singing, dancing, or playing music to entertain people  The performance was a great success.
11 permission n pəˈmɪʃən when you allow someone to do something You need to ask for permission.
11 piece n piːs an amount of something, or a part of something Would you like a piece of birthday cake?
11 plan v plæn to think about and decide what you are going to do or how you are going to do something We're just planning our holidays.
11 poem n ˈpəʊɪm a piece of writing, especially one that has short lines and uses words that sound the same  He had to write a poem for English homework.
11 poet n ˈpəʊɪt someone who writes poems My friend is a poet.
11 pumpkin n ˈpʌmpkɪn a large, round vegetable with thick, orange skin Halloween pumpkin
11 replace v rɪˈpleɪs to start using another thing or person instead of the one that you are using now We replaced the old car with a new one.
11 scarf n skɑːf a piece of cloth that you wear around your neck, head, or shoulders  I always wear a scarf in winter.
11 Scottish adj ˈskɒtɪʃ coming from or relating to Scotland My cousins are Scottish.
11 season n ˈsiːzən a period of the year when a particular thing happens He completed the season but then decided to retire.
11 September n sepˈtembə the ninth month of the year The new term starts in September.
11 several det ˈsevərəl some but not a lot There were several people in the shop.
11 sheep n ʃiːp a farm animal whose skin is covered with wool There are a lot of sheep in New Zealand.
11 shirt n ʃɜːt a piece of clothing worn on the top part of the body, fastened with buttons down the front I like your new shirt David. It looks good with those pink trousers!
11 shoe n ʃuː a strong covering for the foot, often made of leather a pair of shoes
11 size n saɪz how big or small something is Check you have the right size before you buy it.
11 skirt n skɜːt a piece of women's clothing that hangs from the waist and has no legs I like your skirt.
11 socks n sɒks things that you wear on your feet inside your shoes Why are you wearing green socks?
11 spring n sprɪŋ the season of the year between winter and summer, when the weather becomes warmer and plants start to grow again I'm starting a new course in the spring.
11 start v stɑːt to begin doing something He started smoking when he was eighteen
11 stone n stəʊn a small rock or piece of rock We collected stones from the beach.
11 summer n ˈsʌmə the warmest season of the year, between spring and autumn a long, hot summer
11 syllable n ˈsɪləbəl a word or part of a word that has one vowel sound How many syllables are there in hippopotamus?
11 tartan n ˈtɑːtən cloth with a pattern of different coloured squares and crossing lines My family tartan is green and red.
11 Tattoo n tætˈuː an outside show, with several military performances especially of marching and music We go to the Edinburgh Tattoo every year.
11 through prep θruː from one end or side of something to the other The River Seine flows through Paris.
11 throw v θrəʊ to make something move through the air by pushing it out of your hand Throw that rubbish in the bin please.
11 tradition n trəˈdɪʃən a custom or way of behaving that has continued for a long time in a group of people or a society It's a tradition to put stockings out at Christmas for Father Christmas to fill.
11 trainers n ˈtreɪnəz soft sports shoes I can't find my trainers.
11 treat n triːt something special which you buy or do for someone else a birthday treat
11 trick n trɪk something you do to deceive or cheat someone, or to make someone look stupid as a joke They played a trick on me.
11 trip n trɪp a journey in which you visit a place for a short time and come back again a day trip to Paris
11 trousers n ˈtraʊzəz a piece of clothing that covers the legs and has a separate part for each leg a pair of trousers
11 trunk n trʌŋk the thick stem of a tree that the branches grow from We carved our names in the tree trunk.
11 type n taɪp a person or thing that is part of a group of people or things that have similar qualities, or a group of people or things that have similar qualities What type of books do you read?
11 warm adj wɔːm having a temperature between cool and hot It's nice and warm in here.
11 warmth n wɔːmθ the heat that is produced by something We stood near the fire for warmth.
11 winter n ˈwɪntə the coldest season of the year, between autumn and spring We went skiing last winter.
11 witch n wɪtʃ in stories, a woman who has magical powers I don't like the witch in The Wizard of Oz.
11 women n ˈwɪmɪn plural of 'woman' young women
12 accident n ˈæksɪdənt something bad which happens that is not intended and which causes injury or damage  She was badly hurt in a car accident.
12 afternoon n ˌɑːftəˈnuːn the time between the middle of the day and the evening I played tennis on Saturday afternoon.
12 be born v biː bɔːn when a person or animal is born, they come out of their mother's body and start to exist I was born on September seventh.
12 borrow v ˈbɒrəʊ to use something that belongs to someone else and give it back later Can I borrow your pen please?
12 cardboard n ˈkɑːdbɔːd thick, stiff paper that is used for making boxes We put all the books in a cardboard box.
12 child n tʃaɪld a young person who is not yet an adult  There is a small child crying in the corner. Where's his mother?
12 could v kʊd used to talk about what someone or something was able or allowed to do or express possibility He could speak English before he started school.
12 crash v kræʃ if a vehicle crashes, it hits something by accident The car skidded and crashed into a tree.
12 crash n kræʃ an accident in which a vehicle hits something Nobody died in the car crash.
12 date n deɪt a particular day of the month or year What date is your birthday?
12 eighth adj eɪtθ 8th written as a word My birthday is on the eighth of July.
12 fault n fɔːlt something that is wrong with something or with someone's character It's my fault that we missed the train.
12 fourteenth adj ˌfɔːˈtiːnθ 14th written as a word His birthday is on the fourteenth of August.
12 fourth adj fɔːθ 5th written as a word Their birthday is on the fourth of September.
12 free adj friː not costing any money Entry is free for children under twelve.
12 gran n græn grandmother My gran told me about life during the war.
12 ground n graʊnd the surface of the earth The apples fell off the tree and landed on the ground.
12 hat n hæt something that you wear to cover your head a cowboy hat
12 head n hed the part of your body above your neck which contains your brain, eyes, ears, mouth, etc.