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      Unit English Word      n, v, Italian                English definition                     Example sentence
      No.                    adj, Italiano
                             adv

a      4   a                       un/una/uno             one; every or each; used when          They left the party an hour ago; I
                                                          saying how much of something           need a new car; I run three
                                                          there is                               times a week.

a      4   a lot of                molto/a/i/e            a large number of things or people She‟s got a lot of friends.


a      7   ability           n     abilità                the skill or qualities that you need   the ability to walk
                                                          to do something

a      9   accent            n     accento                the way in which someone from a He had an American accent.
                                                          country or area speaks a language


a      9   Ace!                    Battuta! Servizio!     a word used by teenagers in the        "I can come to the party tonight."
                                                          1980s to say something was very        "Ace!"
                                                          good

a     10 activity            n     attività               something that you do, especially      The main activity on this holiday
                                                          to enjoy yourself                      will be surfing.

a      2   Advanced Maths    n     matematica superiore   students who are very good at          Albert is studying Advanced
                                                          Maths are sometimes in a class         Maths – he's very intelligent!
                                                          where the lessons are more
                                                          difficult

a     10 adventure holiday         vacanza avventurosa    a holiday in which you do a lot of    Alex went on an adventure
                                                          exciting activities, such as climbing holiday.
                                                          rocks

a      6   ago                     fa                     used to talk about a time in the       They left the party an hour ago.
                                                          past

a Start airport              n     aeroporto              a place where planes arrive and        Which airport are you flying
                                                          leave, with buildings for people to    from?
                                                          wait in

a     16 album               n     album                  a lot of songs or pieces of music      Have you heard their new
                                                          on a CD, a record, etc                 album?

a     16 alligator           n     alligatore             a long animal with short legs, a       She saw an alligator coming out
                                                          long mouth and sharp teeth, that       of the river.
                                                          lives in or near water

a      2   always                  sempre                 every time, or at all times; at all    I am always happy to see you;
                                                          times in the past; Forever             Have you always lived here?; I
                                                                                                 will always love him.

a Start America              n     America                usually used to talk about the    Washington is the capital of
                                                          United States                     America.
                                                          North America – the United States
                                                          and Canada
                                                          South America – Argentina, Brazil
                                                          and Peru etc.
                                                          Central America – Mexico,
                                                          Guatemala, Costa Rica etc.

a Start American             adj   americano              coming from or relating to the         She has an American accent.
                                                          United States of America

a Start American             n                            someone who comes from the             We get a lot of Americans
                                                          United States of America               visiting in the summer.




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a   4   an                      un/una/uno               used instead of 'a' when the next     an apple
                                                         word starts with a vowel sound

a   16 anniversary        n     anniversario             a date on which you remember          a wedding anniversary
                                                         something that happened on that
                                                         date one or more years ago

a   15 annoyed            adj   seccato                  slightly angry                        I was annoyed with James
                                                                                               because he‟d forgotten my
                                                                                               birthday.

a   15 annoying           adj   seccante                 making you slightly angry             It‟s so annoying when the train is
                                                                                               late.

a   5   answer            v     rispondere               to speak or write back to someone I asked her why but she didn't
                                                         who has asked you a question or answer.
                                                         spoken to you

a   4   any                     alcuni/dei/delle         used in questions and negatives to Is there any cake left?; Can you
                                                         mean 'some'; used to mean „one, pass me a knife? Any will do.
                                                         but it is not important which one‟


a   11 Anything else?           Nient‟altro?             said by a waiter or shop assistant Would you like anything else
                                                         to ask you if there is another thing with your food?
                                                         that you want to order or buy


a Start apple             n     mela                     a hard, round fruit which is white    Apples are my favourite fruit.
                                                         inside and green or red on the
                                                         outside

a Start April             n     Aprile                   the fourth month of the year          In England it rains a lot in April.


a Start Argentina         n     Argentina                a country in South America            Gabriel Batistuta is from
                                                                                               Argentina.

a Start Argentinian       adj   argentino                coming from or relating to            Argentinian wine is very good.
                                                         Argentina

a Start Argentinian       n                              a person who comes from               We get a lot of Argentinians
                                                         Argentina                             visiting in the summer.

a Start armchair          n     poltrona                 a comfortable chair with sides that Fred is tired, so he's sitting in
                                                         you put your arms on                the armchair.

a   2   Art               n     arte                     a school subject where you draw       She studied Art at college.
                                                         or paint

a   15 ask somebody out   v     chiedere a qualcuno di   to ask someone to come with you       I was too shy to ask her out.
                                uscire insieme           somewhere, such as a restaurant
                                                         or café

a   8   asleep            adj   addormentato             sleeping                              The children were all asleep.

a   2   assembly          n     assemblea                a regular meeting of all the      We were all in morning
                                                         students and teachers at a school assembly.


a   3   at the moment           in questo momento        now                                   I‟m a bit busy at the moment.

a   6   athlete           n     atleta                   someone who is very good at a         My brother was a real athlete.
                                                         sport and who takes part in
                                                         competitions

a   2   athletics         n     atletica                 the sports which include running,     She was good at athletics.
                                                         jumping, and throwing




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a   5   attack           v     attaccare             to try to hurt someone or damage      The dog attacked him when he
                                                     something                             opened the door.

a   14 attractive        adj   attraente             nice to look at                       She‟s very attractive.

a   8   audition         n     audizione             when someone does a short             I did an audition but I didn‟t get
                                                     performance to try to get a job as    the part.
                                                     an actor, singer, etc

a Start August           n     Agosto                the eighth month of the year          Her birthday is in August.

a Start aunt             n     zia                   the sister of your mother or father, My aunt is staying with us.
                                                     or the wife of your uncle

a Start autumn           n     autunno               the time of the year between          I‟m going back to college in
                                                     summer and winter when leaves         autumn.
                                                     fall from the trees

a   12 avalanche         n     valanga               when a lot of snow falls down the     He was killed in an avalanche.
                                                     side of a mountain

a   8   awake            adj   sveglio               not sleeping                          The baby is awake.

a   14 awful             adj   terribile             very bad                              The food was awful.

b   10 backpack          n     zaino                 a bag that you carry on your back     I travelled around Europe with a
                                                                                           backpack.

b   4   bacon and eggs   n     pancetta e uova       a meal in which flat pieces of meat We had bacon and eggs for
                                                     from a pig are eaten with eggs      breakfast.


b   12 badly             adv   male                  very much; in a way that is not       He his arm hurt badly; She plays
                                                     good                                  the piano very badly.

b   1   ballet           n     danza classica        a type of dancing that is done in a   I love ballet.
                                                     theatre and tells a story, usually
                                                     with music

b   6   ban              v     bandire               to make a rule saying that people     Smoking has been banned in
                                                     must not do something                 restaurants.

b Start banana           n     banana                a long, yellow fruit which is white   Most bananas come from South
                                                     inside                                America or the Caribbean.


b   15 bank robber       n     rapinatore di banca   someone who steals money from a The police are looking for a
                                                     bank                            dangerous bank robber.

b   6   basketball       n     pallacanestro         a game in which two teams try to      Michael Jordan is the most
                                                     win points by throwing a ball         famous basketball player in
                                                     through a high net; the large ball    history; A basketball is bigger
                                                     used in the game of basketball        than a football.

b Start bath             n     vasca                 the thing that you sit or lie in to   Fred is in the bath.
                                                     wash your body

b   5   be born                nascere               when a person or animal is born,      She was born in Paris in 1980.
                                                     they come out of their mother's
                                                     body and start to exist

b   13 be going to             stare per             used as a way of talking or writing It's going to rain tomorrow.
                                                     about what you plan to do in the
                                                     future

b   7   be good at             essere bravo/a in     to be able to do something well       He‟s good at sports.




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b   6   beat               v     battere                 to defeat someone in a competition I can beat him at tennis.


b Start bed                n     letto                   a piece of furniture that you sleep   I‟m going to bed.
                                                         on

b   10 bed and breakfast   n     pernottamento e prima   a house where you pay to sleep in We stayed in a bed and
                                 colazione               a room and have food in the       breakfast.
                                                         morning

b   4   beef               n     manzo                   the meat of a cow                     I had roast beef for dinner.

b   6   begin              v     iniziare                to start                              College begins next week; I
                                                                                               begin my new job in a month.
b Start behind                   dietro                  at the back of someone or             Close the door behind you.
                                                         something

b Start Belgian            adj   belga                   coming from or relating to Belgium They are Belgian flowers.


b Start Belgian            n     belga                   someone from Belgium                  We get a lot of Belgians visiting
                                                                                               in the summer.

b Start Belgium            n     Belgio                  a country in Europe                   Brussels is the capital of
                                                                                               Belgium.
b   3   believe            v     credere                 to think that something is true, or   I don‟t believe he‟s over 16; I
                                                         that what someone says is true        don‟t believe anything he says!


b   2   belong to          v     appartenere a           if something belongs to you, you      Who does this bag belong to?
                                                         own it

b   9   best               adj   migliore                (the superlative of „good‟) better    She's one of our best students.
                                                         than any other

b   9   better             adj   meglio                  (the comparative of „good‟) of a      Jeff's better at Maths than me.
                                                         higher quality or more enjoyable
                                                         than something or someone else

b Start between                  fra                     in the space that separates two       The town lies between Florence
                                                         places, people, or things; in the     and Rome; The shop is closed
                                                         period of time that separates two     for lunch between 12.30 and
                                                         events or times                       1.30.

b Start bicycle            n     bicicletta              a vehicle with two wheels that you Is he driving to school today or
                                                         sit on and move by pushing two     going on his bicycle?
                                                         parts with your feet – also called
                                                         bike

b Start big                adj   grande                  large in size or amount; important    I come from a big family;
                                                         or serious                            Tonight's big game is between
                                                                                               Real Madrid and Manchester
                                                                                               United.

b   11 bill                n     conto                   a piece of paper that tells you how Have you paid the electricity
                                                         much you must pay for something bill?
                                                         you have bought or used


b   2   Biology            n     biologia                the study of living things            She studies Biology at school

b Start birthday           n     compleanno              the day on which someone was          Happy birthday, Emma!
                                                         born, or the same date each year


b   13 birthday cake       n     torta di compleanno     a cake that you have on your          Do you want a slice of birthday
                                                         birthday                              cake?




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b   16 bite              v     mordere                  to cut something using your teeth        She bit into an apple.


b   12 bitterly (cold)   adv   terribilmente (freddo)   if it is bitterly cold, the weather is   It's bitterly cold in Siberia in
                                                        extremely and unpleasantly cold          January.


b Start book             n     libro                    pages of paper together in a cover I‟m reading such a good book;
                                                        for people to read; a set of pages Let me write that in my address
                                                        fastened together in a cover and   book.
                                                        used for writing on

b Start bookshop         n     libreria                 a shop that sells books                  World of Books is the best
                                                                                                 bookshop in Cambridge.

b   15 bored             adj   annoiato                 feeling tired and unhappy because I'm bored with doing homework.
                                                        you are not interested

b   9   boring           adj   noioso                   not interesting or exciting              He has a very boring job.

b   14 bow               v     inchinarsi               to bend your body forward in order The actors all bowed after the
                                                        to show respect or to thank an     performance.
                                                        audience

b   15 brave             adj   coraggioso               not afraid of dangerous or difficult     You‟re very brave to get on a
                                                        situations                               horse of that size!

b Start Brazil           n     Brasile                  a country in South America               Ronaldo is from Brazil

b Start Brazilian        adj   brasiliano               coming from or relating to Brazil        It‟s Brazilian coffee.

b Start Brazilian        n     brasiliano               someone from Brazil                      We get a lot of Brazilians visiting
                                                                                                 in the summer.

b   4   bread            n     pane                     a basic food made by mixing flour        Would you like a slice of bread?
                                                        and water and then baking it


b   2   break            n     intervallo               when you stop an activity for a       Time for a coffee break.
                                                        short time, usually to rest or to eat


b   12 break             v     rompere                  to separate into two or more             The plate fell on the floor and
                                                        pieces, or to make something             broke.
                                                        separate into two or more pieces

b   16 break a record    v     infrangere un record     to do something faster, better, etc      He broke the world record for
                                                        than anyone else                         the 200m.

b   4   breakfast        n     colazione                the food you eat in the morning          She had breakfast in bed this
                                                        after you wake up                        morning.

b   14 brilliant         adj   brillante                very good                                We saw a brilliant film.

b Start Britain          n     Gran Bretagna            the island in Europe containing          London is the capital of Britain.
                                                        England, Wales and Scotland

b Start British          adj   britannico               coming from or relating to The           The Beatles were a British
                                                        United Kingdom                           group.

b Start British          n     britannico               a group of people coming from The The British drink a lot of tea.
                                                        United Kingdom

b Start brother          n     fratello                 a boy or man who has the same            I have an older brother.
                                                        parents as you




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b   16 build a house            costruire una casa    to make a house                        It's cheaper to build a house
                                                                                             than to buy one, but it's a lot of
                                                                                             work.

b   15 burn               v     bruciare              to destroy something with fire, or to I burnt all his letters.
                                                      be destroyed by fire

b   4   burn calories           bruciare              to use energy when you do an           Swimming helps you burn a lot
                                                      activity                               of calories.

b   7   business person   n     uomo/donna d‟affari   a person who works in business,        The hotel is mainly used by
                                                      usually with an important job in a     business people.
                                                      company

b   3   buy               v     compare               to get something by paying money I went to the shop to buy some
                                                      for it                           milk.

c Start café              n     bar                   a small restaurant where you can       Let‟s meet in the café.
                                                      buy drinks and small meals

c   6   call              v     chiamare              to telephone someone                   He called me every night while
                                                                                             he was away.

c   15 calm               adj   calmo                 relaxed and not worried or angry       She has a very calm manner.

c   4   calorie           n     caloria               a unit for measuring the amount of I try to eat no more than 2000
                                                      energy food provides               calories a day.

c   10 camping            n     andare in campeggio   when you stay in a tent for a          We're going camping in France
                                                      holiday                                this summer.

c   10 campsite           n     campeggio             an area where people can stay in       We stayed on a really nice
                                                      tents for a holiday                    campsite.

c Start Canada            n     Canada                a country in North America             Toronto is the biggest city in
                                                                                             Canada.

c Start Canadian          adj   canadese              coming from or relating to Canada We flew over the Canadian
                                                                                        mountains.

c Start Canadian          n     canadese              someone who comes from Canada We get a lot of Canadians
                                                                                    visiting in the Summer.

c   10 canal boat         n     battello              a thin boat which is used for          Some people live in canal boats,
                                                      travelling on canals                   because it's cheaper than
                                                                                             buying a house.

c   10 canoeing           n     andare in canoa       the activity of travelling in a canoe We are going canoeing in
                                                                                            Scotland this summer.

c   15 can't stand        v     non sopportare        to hate something or someone           I can‟t stand his mother.

c Start car               n     macchina              a vehicle with an engine and four      She goes to work by car.
                                                      wheels

c   1   care              v     importare, avere      to think that something is important He cares about the
                                interesse             and to feel interested in it         environment.


c   12 carefully          adv   attentamente          with a lot of attention so that you    She drives very carefully.
                                                      do not make a mistake

c   4   carrot            n     carota                a long, thin orange vegetable that     My horse likes eating carrots.
                                                      grows in the ground

c   13 celebrate          v     celebrare             to do something nice because it is I think we should celebrate the
                                                      a special day, or because          end of the exams.
                                                      something good has happened




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c   4   cereal          n     cereali                 a food that is made from grain and I don‟t like breakfast cereals.
                                                      eaten with milk, especially in the
                                                      morning

c Start chair           n     sedia                   a seat for one person, with a back Here, take a chair.
                                                      and usually four legs

c   8   change          v     cambiare                to become different, or to make      She‟s changed a lot in the last
                                                      someone or something become          few years.
                                                      different

c   16 charity          n     beneficenza             an organisation that gives money, He gives a lot of money to
                                                      food, or help to people who need it charity.


c   3   Check it out!         Controllare             used when you have seen           There's a new disco in the
                                                      something interesting that you    centre of town. Let's check it
                                                      think someone else should look at out!
                                                      too

c   14 cheerful         adj   allegro                 happy                                He seemed more cheerful
                                                                                           yesterday.

c   4   chicken         adj                           the meat of a chicken                a chicken sandwich

c   4   chicken         n     pollo                   a bird kept on a farm for its meat   My dad has some chickens on
                                                      and eggs                             his farm.

c Start child           n     figlio/bambino          a young person who is not an adult an eight-year-old child


c Start children        n     figli/bambini           plural of child                      Do you have any children?

c Start China           n     Cina                    a country in Asia                    More than 1,000,000,000 people
                                                                                           live in China.

c Start Chinese         adj   cinese                  coming from or relating to China     It‟s a Chinese dog.

c Start Chinese         n     cinese                  a group of people from China         The Chinese work very hard.

c   2   choose          v     scegliere               to decide which thing you want       Have you chosen what you‟re
                                                                                           going to eat?

c Start cinema          n     cinema                  a building where you go to watch     Do you want to come to the
                                                      films                                cinema tonight?

c   3   clean           v     pulire                  to get the dirt off something        I spent the morning cleaning the
                                                                                           house.

c   5   climb down      v     scendere                to go down something                 The cat climbed down the tree.


c   5   climb up        v     arrampicarsi/scalare    to go up something                   The cat climbed up the tree.

c   12 climber          n     scalatore               someone who climbs mountains or In 1952, the first climber got to
                                                      rocks as a sport                the top of Everest.

c Start close           v     chiudere                if you close something, you make it Could you close the window?
                                                      move so that it is not open


c Start clothes shop    n     negoziocdicabbigliament a shop where you can buy clothes Benetton is my favourite clothes
                              o                                                        shop.

c   12 cloudy           adj   nuvoloso                when it is cloudy, there are clouds It's a cloudy day – I can't see the
                                                      in the sky                          sun.




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c   10 coach                n     pullman                  a comfortable bus used to take    We went on a coach trip.
                                                           groups of people on long journeys


c   10 coast                n     costa                    the land next to the sea            The island lies off the North
                                                                                               African coast.

c   15 collapse             v     crollare                 to fall down                        The roof collapsed under the
                                                                                               weight of snow.

c   16 collect              v     raccogliere              to get and keep one type of things She collects dolls.
                                                           as a hobby

c   16 collection           n     collezione               a group of objects of the same      A private art collection.
                                                           type that have been collected by
                                                           one person or in one place

c   5   come down           v     scendere                 to fall to the ground               A lot of trees came down in the
                                                                                               storm.

c   9   communicate         v     comunicare               to tell people about something so   He can't communicate with his
                                                           that they understand you            parents.

c   5   company             n     società                  an organisation which sells goods   He works for a software
                                                           or services                         company.

c   16 complain             v     lamentarsi               to say that something is wrong or   Lots of people have complained
                                                           that you are angry about            about the noise.
                                                           something

c   1   computer            n     computer                 an electronic machine that can      We've put all our records on
                                                           store and arrange large amounts     computer.
                                                           of information

c   7   computer programmer n     programmatore di         someone whose job is writing        Bill Gates was a computer
                                  computer                 computer programmes                 programmer – now he's a
                                                                                               businessman.

c   3   conservation        n     conservazione            the protection of nature            wildlife conservation

c   8   contest             n     gara                     a competition                       Pop Idol is my favourite contest
                                                                                               on television.

c   8   contestant          n     concorrente              someone who competes in a           a game show contestant
                                                           contest

c   8   continue            v     continuare               to start doing or saying something We'll have to continue this
                                                           again, after stopping for a while  discussion tomorrow.


c   8   conversation        n     conversazione            a talk between two or more people a telephone conversation


c   2   cook                v     cucinare                 to prepare food and usually heat it Who's cooking dinner tonight?


c Start cooker              n     cucina a gas/elettrica   a piece of equipment used to cook an electric cooker
                                                           food

c   9   cool!                     fantastico!              a word used by teenagers to say     "Look at my new car!"
                                                           something is very good              "Cool!"

c   3   coral reef          n     barriera corallina       a line of hard rocks which you find There are coral reefs in the sea
                                                           in warm sea water                   off Belize and Australia.

c   9   correct             adj   giusto                   without mistakes                    Check that you have the correct
                                                                                               information.




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c   9   course              n     corso                   a set of lessons about a particular   She did a ten-week course in
                                                          subject                               computing.

c   16 cow                  n     mucca                   a large farm animal kept for milk or There are lots of cows on my
                                                          meat                                 dad's farm.

c   11 crash                v     rompere                 if a vehicle crashes, it hits         The car skidded and crashed
                                                          something by accident                 into a tree.

c   6   cream cake          n     dolce alla panna        a cake, usually for one person,       You eat too many cream cakes.
                                                          with cream in it                      You'll get fat!

c   8   create              v     creare                  to make something happen or exist The project will create more than
                                                                                            500 jobs.

c   8   criticise           v     criticare               to say that someone or something He criticised the film for being
                                                          is bad                           too violent.

c Start cry                 v     piangere/urlare§        if you cry, water comes out of your I could see that she'd been
                                                          eyes, usually because you are sad crying.


c Start cupboard            n     armadietto              a piece of furniture with a door on I put the plates back in the
                                                          the front which you use for putting cupboard.
                                                          things in

c   4   curry               n     curry                   a type of food from India, made of    Chicken curry is my favourite
                                                          vegetables or meat cooked with        food.
                                                          hot spices

c   14 custom               n     usanza                  something that a particular group     It‟s the custom for the couple
                                                          of people often do                    who are getting married not to
                                                                                                see each other the night before
                                                                                                the wedding.

c   5   cut down            v     tagliare/abbattere      to cut something near the bottom      They‟ve cut down all those
                                                          so that it falls to the ground        trees.


c   6   cycling             n     ciclismo                riding on a bicycle                   I do a lot of cycling in my spare
                                                                                                time.

d   1   dance               v     ballare                 to move your feet and body to         I love dancing.
                                                          music

d   15 danger               n     pericolo                something or someone that may         Icy roads are a danger to
                                                          hurt you                              drivers.

d Start dangerous           adj   pericoloso              if someone or something is            a dangerous chemical
                                                          dangerous, they could hurt you

d Start day                 n     giorno                  a period of 24 hours                  I'm working only 4 days this
                                                                                                week.

d   10 day after tomorrow   n     dopodomani              the day that will come after          I‟m seeing him the day after
                                                          tomorrow                              tomorrow.

d   8   daydream            v     sogno ad occhi aperti   to have nice thoughts about           I was just daydreaming about all
                                                          something you would like to           the things I‟d do with the money.
                                                          happen

d   16 death                n     morte                   the end of life                       Do you believe in life after
                                                                                                death?

d Start December            n     Dicembre                the twelfth month of the year         Her birthday is in December.




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d   5   decide                v     decidere             to choose something after thinking I‟ve decided not to go.
                                                         about several possibilities


d   7   dentist               n     dentista             someone who repairs teeth            I've made an appointment with
                                                                                              the dentist.

d   12 determination          n     determinatezza       when someone keeps trying to do      You need a lot of determination
                                                         something that is difficult          to succeed.

d   7   determined            adj   determinato          wanting to do something very         He's determined to win this
                                                         much, and not letting anyone stop    match.
                                                         you

d   3   die                   v     morire               to stop living                       She died when she was 98.

d Start disco                 n     discoteca            a place or event where people        Are you coming to the disco
                                                         dance to pop music                   tonight?

d   5   discover              v     scoprire             to be the first person to find       Joseph Lister discovered
                                                         something important                  antiseptic.

d Start dish                  n     piatto               food that is prepared in a particular They do a lot of vegetarian
                                                         way as part of a meal                 dishes.

d   14 dishonest              adj   disonesto            not honest                           I don‟t think he was being
                                                                                              dishonest with me.

d   14 disorganised           adj   disorganizzato       not planned or organised well        The competition was completely
                                                                                              disorganised.

d   3   do the cooking              cucinare             to cook                              Who‟s going to do the cooking
                                                                                              on holiday?

d   7   doctor                n     medico               a person whose job is to treat       I have to go to the doctor's for a
                                                         people who are ill or hurt           check-up.

d   7   doing a paper round         consegna giornali    to take newspapers to a lot of       I did a paper round when I was
                                                         houses                               at school.

d   2   Drama                 n     recitazione          plays and acting                     She studied English and drama
                                                                                              at college.

d   14 dreadful               adj   spaventoso           very bad                             It was dreadful news.

d   5   dream                 v     sogno                to imagine things happening while I dreamt last night that Peter
                                                         you are sleeping                  came to see me.

d   8   dream                 n     sogno                things that you imagine happening I had a horrible dream last night;
                                                         while you are sleeping; something It was his dream to become an
                                                         that you want to happen although it actor.
                                                         is not likely


d Start dress                 n     vestito (da donna)   a piece of clothing for women or     She was wearing a short, black
                                                         girls which covers the top of the    dress.
                                                         body and hangs down over the
                                                         legs

d   1   drive                 v     guidare              to make a car, bus, or train move,   She's learning to drive.
                                                         and control what it does

d   15 drop                   v     lasciar cadere       to let something you are carrying    She tripped and dropped the
                                                         fall to the ground                   plate.

d   14 dull                   adj   noioso               boring                               I found the film very dull.

e   6   easy                  adj   facile               not difficult                        I found the exam very easy.




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e   2   eat             v     mangiare             to put food into your mouth and       Who ate all the cake?
                                                   then swallow it

e   7   engineer        n     ingegnere            someone whose job is to design, He‟s a mechanical engineer.
                                                   build, or repair machines, engines,
                                                   roads, bridges, etc

e   1   enjoy           v     divertirsi           if you enjoy something, it gives you I really enjoyed the film.
                                                   pleasure

e   5   environmental   n     organizzazione per   a group which tries to protect        Greenpeace is a famous
        organisation          l‟ambiente           nature                                environmental organisation.

e   6   equipment       n     attrezzatura         the things that are used for a        kitchen/office equipment
                                                   particular activity

e   16 escape           v     fuga                 to leave a place where you do not     The two killers escaped from
                                                   want to be                            prison last night.

e   3   every                 tutti                each                                  I think about him every day.

e   2   exam            n     esame                a test of how much you know     I have an English exam
                                                   about something or how good you tomorrow.
                                                   are at something

e   6   excellent       adj   eccellente           very good                             That was an excellent meal.

e   6   excited         adj   emozionato           feeling very happy and enthusiastic I was so excited to see him.


e   15 exciting         adj   emozionante          making you feel very happy and        It was a really exciting game.
                                                   enthusiastic

e   4   exercise        n     esercitarsi          activity that you do to make your     Swimming is my favourite form
                                                   body strong and healthy; a piece of   of exercise; For your homework,
                                                   written work that helps you learn     please do exercise 3 on page
                                                   something                             24.

e Start expensive       adj   costoso              costing a lot of money                She wears very expensive
                                                                                         clothes.

f Start fair hair       adj   chiaro di capelli    hair that is light in colour          Both children have fair hair.

f   13 fall off         v     cadere               to suddenly go down and hit the       She fell off her bike.
                                                   ground

f   7   famous          adj   famoso               known by many people                  She‟s a famous actress.

f   16 fan              n     ammiratore           someone who likes and supports a You‟re a football fan, aren‟t you,
                                                   famous person, sport, type of    Gav?
                                                   music, etc

f   10 farm             n     fattoria             an area of land with buildings that   Alan has a pig farm.
                                                   is used for growing crops and
                                                   keeping animals as a business


f   5   farmer          n     agricoltore          someone who owns or looks after       My dad is a farmer. He's got 500
                                                   a farm                                cows and lots of chickens.


f   12 fast             adj   velocemente          moving, happening, or doing           He likes fast cars.
                                                   something quickly

f Start father          n     padre                your male parent                      My father lived until he was 90.




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f Start favourite          adj   preferito                 your favourite person or thing is      What's your favourite band?
                                                           the one that you like best

f Start February           n     Febbraio                  the second month of the year           We‟re going away in February.

f   15 feel                v     sentire                   to have an emotion or a physical       I felt so sad.
                                                           feeling

f   10 ferry               n     traghetto                 a boat that regularly carries          a car/passenger ferry
                                                           passengers and vehicles across
                                                           the water

f Start film               n     film                      a story shown in moving pictures,      Titanic was one of the most
                                                           shown at the cinema or on              popular Hollywood films ever
                                                           television                             made.

f   7   film star          n     attore/attrice            a famous cinema actor or actress       Who is your favourite film star?


f   6   final              adj   finale                    last in a series or coming at the      This is my final exam.
                                                           end of something

f   2   find               v     trovare                   to discover something or someone I can't find my glasses and I've
                                                           that you have been searching for looked everywhere.


f Start fine               adj   bello, meraviglioso       well, healthy, or happy                "How are you?"
                                                                                                  "I'm fine thanks. And you?"

f   16 fingernail          n     unghia                    the hard, thin part on the top of the Maria always paints her
                                                           end of your finger                    fingernails red

f   2   finish             v     finire                    to complete something                  When I finish my homework, can
                                                                                                  I watch TV?

f   5   firefighter        n     vigile del fuoco          someone whose job is to stop fires I'd like to be a firefighter. It
                                                           burning                            would be a very exciting job.

f   13 fireworks           n     fuochi d‟artificio        a small object that explodes and       We watched an amazing
                                                           causes bright colours in the sky       firework display.
                                                           and loud noises

f   3   fish               n     pesce/i                   an animal that lives only in water     Are there any fish in the pond?
                                                           and swims

f   4   fish and chips     n     pesce e patatine fritte   a popular, usually cheap, meal in      I eat fish and chips every Friday.
                                                           Britain consisting of fried fish and
                                                           fried potatoes

f   4   fit                adj   in forma                  healthy, especially because you        He's very fit for his age.
                                                           exercise regularly

f Start flat               n     appartamento              a set of rooms to live in, with all the They live in a large block of
                                                           rooms on one level of a building        flats.


f   7   flight attendant   n     assistente di volo        someone whose job is to look after I asked the flight attendant for a
                                                           passengers on an aircraft          drink of orange juice.

f   11 float               v     galleggiare               to stay in the air, or move gently     A balloon floated across the sky.
                                                           through the air

f   1   fly                v     volare                    to travel through the air in an        I'm flying to Delhi tomorrow.
                                                           aircraft

f   12 foggy               adj   nebbioso                  with fog                               a foggy day




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f   3   follow          v     seguire                    to move behind someone or             She followed me into the
                                                         something and go where they go        kitchen.

f   5   forest          n     foresta                    a large area of trees growing         a pine forest
                                                         closely together

f   6   forget          v     dimenticare                to not remember                       I forgot to call him.

f   1   Formula 1       n     Formula 1                  a type of car racing                  Michael Schumacher is a
                                                                                               famous Formula 1 driver.

f   11 fortune cookie   n     biscottino della fortuna   a biscuit containing a message        My fortune cookie says I'm
                                                         about your future, usually eaten      going to be rich and famous.
                                                         after a Chinese meal

f Start France          n     Francia                    a country in Europe                   Paris is the capital of France

f   2   free time       n     tempo libero               time when you are not working and When I‟ve finished my exams I‟ll
                                                         can do what you like              have more free time.

f Start French          adj   francese                   coming from or relating to France     She speaks with a French
                                                                                               accent.

f Start French          n     francese                   people from France                 The French make a lot of
                                                                                            cheese.
f Start Friday          n     venerdì                    the day of the week after Thursday She‟s leaving on Friday.
                                                         and before Saturday

f Start fridge          n     frigorifero                a large container that uses           Could you put the milk back in
                                                         electricity to keep food cold         the fridge?

f   4   fried           adj   fritto                     cooked in hot oil or fat              a fried egg

f Start friend          n     amico                      someone who you know well and         Sarah's my best friend.
                                                         like

f   9   friendly        adj   amichevole                 behaving in a pleasant, kind way      She was very friendly.
                                                         towards someone

f   6   friendship      n     amicizia                   when two people are friends           They have a very close
                                                                                               friendship.

f   15 frighten         v     spaventare                 to make someone afraid or             It frightens me when he drives
                                                         nervous                               so fast.

f   15 frightened       adj   spaventato                 afraid or nervous                     She‟s frightened of spiders.

f   15 frightening      adj   spaventoso                 making you feel afraid or nervous     It was a very frightening film.

f   16 frog             n     rana                       a small, green animal with long       Lots of big frogs live in the
                                                         back legs for jumping that lives in   Amazon in Brazil.
                                                         or near water

f   4   fruit juice     n     succo di frutta            a drink made from fruit               Fruit juice is a very healthy
                                                                                               drink.

f Start funny           adj   buffo                      making you smile or laugh             He told me a really funny story.


f   9   further         adj   ulteriore                  the comparative of far                Manchester is further from
                                                                                               London than Cambridge.

f   11 galaxy           n     galassia                   a very large group of stars held      In the year 3000, people will live
                                                         together in the universe              in other galaxies.




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g   2   Geography           n     geografia               the study of all the countries of the In Geography this week, we
                                                          world, and of the surface of the      learned about Global Warming.
                                                          Earth, such as the mountains and
                                                          seas

g Start German              adj   tedesco                 coming from or relating to          It‟s German wine.
                                                          Germany

g Start German              n     tedesco                 someone from Germany                We get a lot of Germans visiting
                                                                                              in the summer.

g Start Germany             n     Germania                a country in Europe                 Berlin is the biggest city in
                                                                                              Germany.

g   13 get across           v     attraversare            to move from one side of            A bridge is useful if you want to
                                                          something to the other side         get across a river.

g   2   get dressed         v     vestirsi                to put clothes on your body         I was just getting dressed when
                                                                                              the phone rang.

g   5   get in              v     entrare                 to enter somewhere, especially a    They must have got in through
                                                          building or car                     the bathroom window.

g   6   get in touch with   v     entrare in contatto     to speak or write to someone,       I must get in touch with Michael
                                                          especially when you have not        and arrange to see him.
                                                          spoken or written to them for a
                                                          long time

g   11 get married          v     sposarsi                to start to be someone‟s wife or    We got married last year.
                                                          husband

g   5   get out             v     uscire                  to move out of something,           I'll get out when you stop at the
                                                          especially a vehicle                traffic lights.

g   1   get up              v     alzarsi                 to move out of your bed in the      I got up at 7.30 this morning.
                                                          morning

g   16 ghost                n     fantasma                the spirit of a dead person which   Do you believe in ghosts?
                                                          appears to people who are alive

g   12 give up              v     rinunciare              to stop trying to do something      Don‟t give up playing the guitar
                                                                                              – you‟re getting better.

g   13 give up smoking            smettere (di fumare)    to stop doing or having something, I‟ve given up smoking.
                                                          often so that you will become
                                                          healthier

g   13 go off               v     esplodere               if a bomb or gun or a firework goes A bomb had gone off in the
                                                          off, it explodes or fires           marketplace.

g   12 go on                v     continuare              to continue                         You can‟t go on working this
                                                                                              hard.

g   6   go out with         v     uscire con qualcuno     if someone is going out with       "Will you go out with me?"
                                                          someone else, that person is their "No, you're too ugly!"
                                                          boyfriend or girlfriend

g   2   go swimming               andare a nuotare        to move through water by using      She goes swimming at the local
                                                          your arms and legs                  pool.

g   2   go to bed                 andare a letto          to get into a bed so that you can   I usually go to bed around
                                                          sleep                               midnight.

g   8   go to sleep               addormentarsi           to begin to sleep                   Babies often go to sleep after a
                                                                                              feed.

g   3   go to university          andare all‟università   to study at a university            I want to go to university after
                                                                                              school.




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g   12 go wrong              andar male       to develop problems                    Something's gone wrong with
                                                                                     my computer.

g   6   gold medal     n     medaglia d‟oro   a small, round piece of metal given She won an Olympic gold
                                              to someone who has won a            medal.
                                              competition

g   9   good-looking   adj   bello            if someone is good-looking, they       She‟s a good-looking woman.
                                              have an attractive face

g   15 gorilla         n     gorilla          a big, black, hairy animal, like a     I don't think gorillas should live
                                              large monkey                           in the Zoo – they should be free!


g   12 gradually       adv   gradualmente     slowly over a period of time           Gradually he began to get
                                                                                     better.

g Start grandfather    n     nonno            the father of your mother or father    My grandfather was born in
                                                                                     1920.

g Start grandmother    n     nonna            the mother of your mother or father My grandmother lets me play
                                                                                  computer games all day – she's
                                                                                  great!

g   4   grapes         n     uva              small, round, green or black fruit     Grapes are my favourite fruit.
                                              that grow in large groups

g   4   grilled        adj   alla griglia     cooked by being placed under heat grilled vegetables


g   9   Groovy!              Eccellente!      a word used by teenagers in the        Hey, look at your jeans –
                                              1960s to say something was very        groovy!
                                              good

g   8   group          n     gruppo           a number of people or things that      She went camping with a small
                                              are together; a few people who         group of friends; a pop group.
                                              sing or play music together

g   9   guess          v     indovinare       to give an answer or opinion about Can you guess how old he is?
                                              something when you do not know
                                              for sure

g   1   guitar         n     chitarra         a musical instrument with strings      an electric guitar
                                              that you play by pulling the strings
                                              with your fingers

g   15 gun             n     fucile           a weapon that you fire bullets out     The back robber took a gun out
                                              of                                     of his bag.

g   1   guy            n     ragazzo, tipo    a man                                  What a nice guy!

h   4   hamburger      n     hamburger        a round, flat piece of meat which      a hamburger and fries
                                              you eat between round pieces of
                                              bread

h   9   handsome       adj   bello            a handsome man is attractive           He was tall, dark and
                                                                                     handsome.

h   12 hard            adj   duramente        with a lot of effort                   She worked very hard but she
                                                                                     wasn't quite good enough.

h   3   hard work      n     duro lavoro      work that is difficult to do           It‟s hard work studying for a
                                                                                     degree.

h   7   hardly any           quasi nessuno    very little or few                     The trip cost so much it left me
                                                                                     with hardly any money for
                                                                                     presents.




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h   2   hardly ever               quasi mai                almost never                          We hardly ever go out these
                                                                                                 days.

h   7   hard-working        adj   che lavora con impegno always working with a lot of effort     He's always been hard-working.

h   1   hate                v     odiare                   to dislike someone or something       They've hated each other since
                                                           very much                             they were kids.

h   13 have a shower              fare la doccia           to wash your body while you are       I have a shower after breakfast.
                                                           standing under running water

h   6   have an argument          litigare                 if two or more people have an      I heard my neighbours having
                                                           argument, they shout at each other an argument last night.
                                                           or talk angrily

h   11 have children              aver figli               to have sons or daughters             They don‟t have any children.

h Start have got                  avere                    to have something                     They‟ve got three children.

h   7   have something in         aver qualcosa in comune to have or do something that is the We both like reading so at least
        common                                            same as someone else                we have that in common.

h   7   have to             v     dovere                   if you have to do something, you      I have to go to the doctor‟s this
                                                           need to do it or someone makes        afternoon.
                                                           you do it

h   16 head                 n     testa                    the part of your body above your      He fell and hit his head on the
                                                           neck which contains your brain,       table.
                                                           eyes, ears, mouth, etc.

h   2   headteacher         n     preside                  the person who controls a school      Our headteacher is horrible!


h   4   healthy             adj   sano                     good for your health                  She has a very healthy diet.

h   12 heavily              adv   pesantemente             when it snows a lot, it snows         It snowed very heavily last night
                                                           heavily                               – 2 metres of snow!

h Start heavy               adj   pesante                  weighing a lot                        Those look like heavy bags.

h   1   helicopter          n     elicottero               an aircraft which flies using long,   When I'm rich, I'm going to
                                                           thin parts on top of it that turn     travel everywhere by helicopter.
                                                           round and round very fast

h   2   help                v     aiutare                  to make it easier for someone to      Thank you for helping me.
                                                           do something

h   5   hero                n     eroe                     someone who does something       He‟s a sporting hero of mine.
                                                           brave or good which makes people
                                                           admire them

h   10 hiking               n     fare un‟escursione a     the activity of going on long walks   They often go hiking at the
                                  piedi                    in the countryside                    weekend.

h   9   Hip!                      evviva!                  A word used by teenagers in the       Hey, pink trousers – hip!
                                                           1950s to say something was very
                                                           good

h   10 hire                 v     noleggiare               to pay money so that you can use      They hired a car for a few
                                                           something for a short time            weeks.

h   2   History             n     storia                   the study of things that happened     He‟s studying history at college.
                                                           in the past

h   12 hit                  v     colpire                  to touch something quickly and        She hit him on the head with her
                                                           with force                            tennis racket.




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h   16 hit                   n     successo                a very successful song, film, book, The film Titanic was a big hit.
                                                           etc

h   2   homework             n     compiti                 work which teachers give students Have you done your homework
                                                           to do at home                     yet?

h   13 honest                adj   onesto                  sincere and telling the truth        Be honest with me – do I look fat
                                                                                                in this?

h   12 hope to               v     sperare di              to want to do something              I hope to see you in Paris.

h   10 horse-riding          n     andare a cavallo        the activity of sitting on a horse   I go horse-riding most
                                                           while it moves and controlling it    weekends.

h   5   hospital             n     ospedale                a place where people who are ill or He was in hospital for two
                                                           hurt go to be treated by doctors    weeks.
                                                           and nurses

h   12 hot                   adj   caldo                   very warm                            It's usually hot in Saudi Arabia.


h Start house                n     casa                    a building where people live,        They have a big house in the
                                                           usually one family or group          country.

h   10 houseboat             n     casa galleggiante       a boat that people can live on       I'd like to live in a houseboat.

h   3   housework            n     Le faccende domestiche the work that you do to keep your     I can't stand doing housework.
                                                          house clean

h   11 How embarrassing!           Che imbarazzo!          something you say when someone You forgot his name in a
                                                           has told you about something   meeting? How embarrassing!
                                                           which they did which made them
                                                           feel ashamed

h   15 How should I know?          Come dovrei saperlo?    something you say when you do        “So where‟s Jake gone?”
                                                           not know something                   “How should I know? He never
                                                                                                tells me anything.”

i   11 I don't believe it!         Non posso crederci!     said about something that is very    "The world is going to end
                                                           surprising                           tomorrow!"
                                                                                                "I don't believe it!"

i   12 ice                   n     ghiaccio                water that has frozen and become Gerry slipped on the ice and
                                                           solid                            broke his arm.

i Start ice cream            n     gelato                  a sweet food made from frozen        chocolate/vanilla ice cream
                                                           milk or cream and sugar

i   6   ice hockey           n     hockey sul ghiaccio     a game played on ice in which two Ice hockey is a very dangerous
                                                           teams try to hit a small hard object sport.
                                                           into a goal using long sticks


i Start I'd like…                  vorrei… mi piacerebbe   used to ask for something            I‟d like the tuna fish, please.

i   8   idea                 n     idea                    a suggestion or plan                 "Why don't we ask Georgia?"
                                                                                                "That's a good idea."

i Start I'm fine, thanks.          Sto bene, grazie        said when someone asks “How are “Hi Joe, how are you?”
                                                           you?” and you want to say that you “I‟m fine, thanks. How are you?”
                                                           are well

i   8   imagination          n     immaginazione           the ability to create ideas or       The job needs someone with a
                                                           pictures in your mind                little imagination.

i   9   imitate              v     imitare                 to copy the way someone or           She‟s really good at imitating
                                                           something looks, speaks, or          people.
                                                           behaves




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i   12 immigrant             n     immigrante       someone who comes to live in a        America is a country of
                                                    different country                     immigrants.

i   9   important            adj   importante       valuable, useful, or necessary        My family is very important to
                                                                                          me.

i Start in                         in               inside of a container or place        There's milk in the fridge.

i   10 in three days' time         fra ... giorni   during the next three days            It will be ready in three days‟
                                                                                          time.

i   3   information          n     informazioni     facts about a situation or person     It‟s a vital piece of information.

i   2   Information          n     informatica      the use of computers and other        I am studying Information
        Technology                                  electronic equipment to send and      Technology, because I want to
                                                    store information                     be a computer programmer.

i   9   intelligent          adj   intelligente     able to learn and understand          She‟s a highly intelligent young
                                                    things easily                         woman.

i   15 interested            adj   interessato      liking something and wanting to       Sarah's only interested in boys
                                                    give your attention to it             and clothes.

i   14 interesting           adj   interessante     keeping your attention and making I found the talk very interesting.
                                                    you think a lot

i   8   inventor             n     inventore        someone who designs and makes My uncle was a famous inventor
                                                    new things                    – he made the world's first
                                                                                  television.

i   3   ironing              n     stirare          the activity of making clothes flat   Laurie was doing the ironing.
                                                    and smooth using an iron (=a
                                                    piece of electrical equipment)

i   10 island                n     isola            an area of land that has water        the Caribbean island of
                                                    around it                             Grenada.

i Start Italian              adj   italiano         coming from or relating to Italy      Mozzarella is an Italian cheese.


i Start Italian              n     italiano         someone from Italy                    We get a lot of Italians visiting in
                                                                                          the summer.

i Start Italy                n     Italia           a country in Europe                   Italy is a beautiful country, but I
                                                                                          don't like the food there.

i   11 It's nonsense               sciocchezza      said when you hear or read            It‟s nonsense – he would never
                                                    something that is not true            have said that!

j Start jacket               n     giacca           a short coat                          a leather jacket

j Start January              n     Gennaio          the first month of the year           We‟re coming back in January.


j Start Japan                n     Giappone         a country consisting of a group of Lots of technology comes from
                                                    islands near the east coast of Asia Japan.


j Start Japanese             adj   giapponese       coming from or relating to Japan      It‟s a Japanese car.

j Start Japanese             n     giapponese       a group of people from Japan          The Japanese bow when they
                                                                                          meet each other.

j Start jeans                n     jeans            trousers made from denim (=a          a pair of jeans
                                                    strong, usually blue, material)




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j   11 joke                  n     scherzo                  something which someone says to He told me a funny joke.
                                                            make people laugh, usually a short
                                                            story with a funny ending

j   5   journey              n     viaggio                  when you travel from one place to a car/train journey
                                                            another

j   8   judge                n     giudice                  someone who decides which          the Olympic judges
                                                            person or thing wins a competition


j Start July                 n     Luglio                   the seventh month of the year         We‟re going on holiday in July.


j Start jump                 v     saltare                  to push your body up into the air     I know you're not happy, but
                                                            using your feet and legs              please don't jump off the bridge!


j Start jumper               n     maglione                 a warm piece of clothing which     a woolly jumper
                                                            covers the top of your body and is
                                                            pulled on over your head

j Start June                 n     Giugno                   the sixth month of the year           She was born in June.

k   10 kayak                 n     kayak                    a light, narrow boat, usually for one "I like your canoe!"
                                                            person, which you move using a        "It's not a canoe, it's a kayak!"
                                                            stick

k   15 keep calm             v     mantenere la calma       to not get angry or upset             I tried to keep calm but it was
                                                                                                  hard.

k   4   keep fit             v     mantenersi in forma      do exercises to make you stay         My Dad's very fat. He doesn't
                                                            strong and healthy                    keep fit.

k   12 keep going            v     continuare               to continue doing something           Even though you‟re tired you
                                                                                                  have to keep going.

k   6   keep in touch with   v     mantenersi in contatto   to regularly speak or write to        I try to keep in touch with all my
                                   con                      someone so that you stay friends      old school friends.


k   13 keep up               v     mantenere                to continue                           She was walking so fast I
                                                                                                  couldn't keep up with her.

k   5   kill                 v     uccidere                 to cause someone or something to Sunday's bomb killed 19 people.
                                                            die

k   14 kind                  adj   cortese                  kind people do things to help         Your mother was very kind to
                                                            others and show that they care        us.
                                                            about them

k   14 kiss                  n     baciare                  to press your lips against another    He kissed her cheek.
                                                            person's lips or skin to show love
                                                            or affection

k Start know                 v     sapere,conoscere§        to have information about             "How old is she?"
                                                            something in your mind; to be         "I don't know.";
                                                            familiar with a person, place, or     I've known Tim since primary
                                                            thing because you have met them,      school.
                                                            been there or used it before


l   1   land                 v     atterrare                when an aircraft lands, it arrives on We should land in Madrid at
                                                            the ground after a journey            7am.

l Start language school      n     scuola di lingue         a school where you can learn          I'm learning English at a
                                                            languages                             language school in London.




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l   6   last                       ultimo                  most recent                           I saw him last night.

l   2   late                 adj   tardi                   after the usual time or the time that I was late for work this morning.
                                                           was arranged

l Start laugh                v     ridere                  to smile and make a noise             You never laugh at my jokes.
                                                           because you think something is
                                                           funny

l   7   lawyer               n     avvocato                someone whose job is to               I want to see my lawyer before I
                                                           understand the law and deal with      say anything.
                                                           legal situations

l   14 lazy                  adj   pigro                   someone who is lazy does not like Get out of bed, you lazy thing!
                                                           working or using any effort

l   1   learn                v     imparare                to get knowledge or skill in a new    I learned Russian at school.
                                                           subject or activity

l   14 leather               adj   cuoio                   the skin of animals that is used to   I‟ve bought a leather jacket.
                                                           make things such as shoes and
                                                           bags

l   3   leave                v     lasciare, partire       to go away from a place or a          I'm leaving work early this
                                                           situation                             afternoon.

l Start lesson               n     ezione                  a period of time when a teacher       The best way to improve your
                                                           teaches people                        game is to take lessons.

l   3   Let's (follow her)         davanti ad una forma     used in making suggestions           Look! There's Charlotte – let's
                                   base verbale costituisce                                      follow her.
                                   l'imperativo di prima
                                   persona plurale

l Start letter               n     lettera                 a written message that you send to I got a letter from Paulo this
                                                           someone, usually by post           morning.

l Start library              n     biblioteca              a room or building that contains a    I usually study in the library.
                                                           lot of books that you can read or
                                                           borrow

l   12 lift                  v     sollevare               to put something or someone in a      Could you help me lift this table,
                                                           higher position                       please?

l   1   like                 v     piacere                 to enjoy something or think that      I liked her as soon as I met her.
                                                           someone or something is nice

l Start listen (to)          v     ascoltare               to give attention to someone or       What kind of music do you listen
                                                           something in order to hear them       to?

l   5   loads of …                 tanto/a/i/e             a lot of                              She‟s got loads of clothes.

l   2   lonely               adj   solo                    sad because you are not with other She gets lonely now that the
                                                           people                             kids have all left home.

l   6   long jump            n     salto in lungo          the sport of jumping as far as you    The world record for the long
                                                           can                                   jump is almost 9 metres.

l Start look at              v     guardare                to turn your eyes to something or Look at me, Daddy!
                                                           someone so that you can see them


l   1   look down at         v     guardar giù             to use your eyes to see something She looked down at the city from
                                                           that is below you                 the top of the tower.

l   7   look perfect         v     apparire perfetto       to seem to be something               She always looks perfect.




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l   9   look up         v     cercare                 to find information in a book or on   She looked the word up in her
                                                      the internet                          dictionary.

l   16 look-alike       n     sosia                   someone whose face and body is        a David Beckham look-alike
                                                      very like someone else

l   12 loudly           adv   ad alto volume          making a lot of noise                 She talks very loudly.

l Start lovely          adj   carino                  very attractive                       They have a lovely house.

l   12 luckily          adv   fortunatamente          used when you are saying about        Luckily I had some money with
                                                      something good that happened          me.
                                                      that prevented a problem

l   7   lucky           adj   fortunato               having good things happen to you      "I'm going on holiday."
                                                                                            "Lucky you!"

m 16 mad                adj   matto                   crazy                                 You're mad to walk home alone
                                                                                            at night.

m   9   make mistakes   v     sbagliare               to do things that are not right and   I made a mistake and put an
                                                      that cause problems                   extra zero in the figure.

m   4   many                  molti/e                 a lot of                              I don't have many clothes.

m Start March           n     Marzo                   the third month of the year           My birthday is in March.

m   9   marry           v     sposare                 to start to be someone‟s husband      Will you marry me?
                                                      or wife

m   2   Maths           n     matematica              the study or science of numbers       I was never very good at maths.
                                                      and shapes

m Start May             n     Maggio                  the fifth month of the year           He died in May.

m   4   meal            n     pasto                   the food that you eat at one time     We had a four-course meal in
                                                                                            the hotel.
m   9   mean            v     significare             to have a particular meaning          What does 'perpendicular'
                                                                                            mean?

m   4   meat            n     carne                   soft parts of animals, used as food I don't eat meat.


m   5   medal           n     medaglia                a metal circle given as a prize in a She got a bronze medal in the
                                                      competition or given to someone      swimming.
                                                      who has been very brave


m 16 middle-aged        adj   di mezza età            in the middle of your life before you A middle-aged couple walked in.
                                                      are old

m 15 might              v     potere (condizionale)   used to talk about what will          It might be finished by Thursday.
                                                      possibly happen

m   4   milk            v     latte                   a white liquid produced by female a carton of milk
                                                      animals, such as cows, for feeding
                                                      their babies

m   4   mineral water   n     acqua minerale          water which is taken from the         fizzy/sparkling mineral water
                                                      ground and contains chemicals
                                                      that are good for your health

m 14 miserable          adj   triste                  unhappy                               I woke up feeling miserable.

m   7   model           n     modella                 someone whose job is to wear          a fashion model
                                                      clothes in fashion shows and be
                                                      photographed for magazines




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m Start Monday          n     lunedì                   the day of the week after Sunday       I‟m seeing her on Monday.
                                                       and before Tuesday

m   3   money           n     soldi, denaro            the coins or banknotes (=pieces of How much money have you
                                                       paper with values) that are used to got?
                                                       buy things

m Start month           n     mese                     one of the twelve periods of time      He‟s starting his new job next
                                                       that a year is divided into            month.
                                                       approximately four weeks

m 10 month after next         il mese che viene dopo   the month that follows the next        It's January now, so the month
                              questo                   month – for example, if is now         after next is March.
                                                       January, the month after next is
                                                       March

m Start mother          n     madre                    your female parent                     a single mother

m   9   mother tongue   n     madrelingua              the first language that you learn      Her mother tongue is English.
                                                       when you are a child

m 10 mountain bike      n     mountain bike            a bicycle with thick tyres and lots of My parents are going to buy me
                                                       gears (=things that help you to go a mountain bike for my birthday.
                                                       faster or slower)

m 15 mountain climber   n     alpinista                someone who climbs mountains           Edmund Hilary was the first
                                                                                              mountain climber to get to the
                                                                                              top of Everest, in 1952.

m 16 mouse              n     topo                     a small animal with fur and a long, I've got a dog, but my friend
                                                       thin tail                           Mark has a mouse.

m   4   much                  molto/a                  often or a lot                         She doesn‟t help me very much.


m Start museum          n     museo                    a building where you can look at       a museum of modern art
                                                       important objects connected with
                                                       art, history, or science

m   4   mushroom        n     fungo                    a small, brown plant with a round      pasta with wild mushrooms
                                                       top, some types of which can be
                                                       eaten as a vegetable

m Start music shop      n     negozio di articoli      a shop that sells CDs or a shop        I bought my guitar in a music
                              musicali                 that sells musical instruments         shop in New York.

m 13 must               v     dovere                   used to say that it is necessary that The meat must be cooked
                                                       something happens                     before you eat it.

m Start My name’s …           Mi chiamo…               used when introducing yourself to      Hi! My name's Andrew. Nice to
                                                       someone else                           meet you!

n   10 nature                 natura                   all the plants, creatures, etc. that   the laws of nature
                                                       exist in the world, which are not
                                                       made by people

n Start near            adj   vicino                   not far away in distance or time       The school's very near here.

n   9   Neat!                 Eccellente!              a word used by teenagers in the        You‟re going to drive us there? –
                                                       1970s to say something was very        Neat!
                                                       good

n   7   necessary       adj   necessario               needed in order to achieve             Is it really necessary to give so
                                                       something                              much detail?

n   16 neighbour        n     vicino (di casa)         someone who lives very near you, Our next-door neighbours are
                                                       especially in the next house     always having parties.




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n   14 nervous              adj   nervoso                 worried and anxious                     I was so nervous in my
                                                                                                  interview.

n   2   never                     mai                     not ever                                "Have you ever been to
                                                                                                  Australia?"
                                                                                                  "No, never."

n Start new                 adj   nuovo                   different from before; recently         I need some new shoes; Their
                                                          made                                    house is quite new.

n   13 New Year’s Eve/Day         San                     31st December, the last day of the He‟s having a New Year‟s Eve
                                  Silvestro/Capodanno     year                               party.

n   3   next                      prossimo                coming after this one                   We‟re going on holiday next
                                                                                                  week.

n Start next to                   accanto (a)             beside                                  I was sitting next to Phillip.

n   9   nice                adj   bello, simpatico        pleasant; kind and friendly             It‟s a really nice town; He seems
                                                                                                  like a nice guy.

n Start Nice to meet you.         Piacere di conoscerti   said when you meet someone for          "Hi Fred, I'm Andrew."
                                                          the first time                          "Nice to meet you!"

n   15 No big deal.               Non importa             said to mean that something is not "Sorry I can't come to the
                                                          a problem                          cinema with you tonight."
                                                                                             "Don't worry, it's no big deal"


n   15 No way!                    Neanche per sogno!      certainly not                           "Would you invite him to a
                                                                                                  party?"
                                                                                                  "No way!"


n   11 nonsense             n     sciocchezza             something that someone has said         She talks such nonsense
                                                          or written that is silly and not true   sometimes.


n   9   normal              adj   normale                 usual and ordinary                      We lead a fairly normal life.

n   5   North Pole          n     Polo Nord               the point on the Earth‟s surface        One day I'm going to walk to the
                                                          which is furthest north                 North Pole.

n Start November            n     Novembre                the eleventh month of the year          She‟s leaving in November.

n   3   now                       ora/proprio ora         at the present time; immediately        She's finished her degree and
                                                                                                  now she teaches English; Come
                                                                                                  on, Andreas, we're going home
                                                                                                  now.

n   7   nurse               n     infermiere/a            someone whose job is to care for        The nurse came to take my
                                                          people who are ill and hurt             temperature.

o Start October             n     Ottobre                 the tenth month of the year             She‟ll be eighteen in October.

o   2   often                     spesso                  many times                              I often see her there.

o   3   old                       vecchio                 having lived or existed for a long  She‟s an old woman now; How
                                                          time; used to describe or ask about old are you?
                                                          someone's age

o   6   Olympic Games       n     giochi olimpici         a set of international sports           The next Olympic Games will be
                                                          competitions that happen once           China.
                                                          every four years

o   4   omelette            n     frittata                a food made with eggs that have         a cheese omelette
                                                          been mixed and fried, often with
                                                          other foods added




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o Start on                      su                     on a surface of something              She put the cake on the table.

o   10 on horseback             a cavallo              riding a horse                         There were police on horseback
                                                                                              there.

o   2   once (a week)           una volta              on one day of the week                 I go round to see him once a
                                                                                              week.

o   5   one day                 in futuro, un giorno   used to talk about something that      One day, I came home to find
                                                       happened in the past                   my windows broken.

o   4   onion             n     cipolla                a round vegetable with layers that     I like onions in my salad.
                                                       has a strong taste and smell


o Start open              v     aprire                 to put something in a position that    Could you open the window,
                                                       is not closed                          please?

o Start orange            n     arancia                a round, sweet fruit with a thick      orange juice
                                                       skin and a lot of juice

o   4   order             v     ordinare               to ask for food, goods, etc.           I‟ve just ordered the drinks.

o   7   ordinary          adj   ordinario              not special or different in any way    I was just wearing my ordinary
                                                                                              clothes.

o   3   organise          v     organizzare            to plan and arrange something          She‟s busy organising the
                                                                                              wedding.

o   14 organised          adj   organizzato            planning things well                   My secretary is very organised.


o   15 overturn           v     rovesciare             if something overturns or if you       She overturned her car in the
                                                       overturn something, it turns over      accident.
                                                       onto its top or onto its side

o   4   overweight        adj   sovrappeso             too fat                                He's still a few pounds
                                                                                              overweight.

p Start paint             v     dipingere              to produce a picture of something      I learned to paint in Italy.
                                                       or someone using paint


p   8   painter           n     pittore                someone who paints pictures            Picasso wasn't a bad painter.

p   12 painting           n     quadro                 a picture that someone has painted I‟ve put a couple of paintings up
                                                                                          in the bedroom.

p   8   paper             n     carta                  thin, flat material used for writing   Could I have a piece of paper?
                                                       on, etc.

p   15 parachute jumper   n     paracadutista          A person who jumps put of a             I‟d hate to jump out of a plane –
                                                       plane, with a piece of cloth that fills what if my parachute didn‟t
                                                       with air attached to him/her to help open?
                                                       him/her fall more slowly

p Start parent            n     genitore               your mother or father                  Her parents live in Oxford.

p Start park              n     parco                  a large area of grass, often in a      We went for a walk in the park.
                                                       town, where people can walk and
                                                       enjoy themselves

p   16 parrot             n     pappagallo             a tropical bird with colourful         My parrot can talk.
                                                       feathers

p   4   pasta             n     pasta                  traditional food from Italy made       Spaghetti's my favourite pasta.
                                                       from flour and water that gets soft
                                                       when you cook it in water




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p   9   penfriend             n     amico di penna            a person that you often write to      I've got a penfriend in Scotland,
                                                              and get letters from, often           called James.
                                                              someone who you have not met

p   7   perfect               adj   perfetto                  exactly right for someone or          You'd be perfect for the job.
                                                              something

p   5   phone                 v     telefonare                to use the phone to speak to          I tried to phone her last night,
                                                              someone                               but she was out.

p   2   photography           n     fotografia                the activity or job of taking         She studied photography at
                                                              photographs                           college.

p   2   Physical Education    n     educazione fisica         classes at school where children      Physical Education is my
                                                              do exercise and play sport            favourite subject at school,
                                                                                                    especially when we play football.


p   2   Physics               n     fisica                    the scientific study of natural       Albert Einstein was good at
                                                              forces, such as energy, heat and      Physics.
                                                              light

p   5   pick up               v     prendere                  to lift someone or something by       The baby started to cry so she
                                                              using your hands                      picked her up.

p Start picture               n     quadro                    a drawing, painting, or photograph She painted a picture.
                                                              of something or someone


p   1   pilot                 n     pilota                    someone who flies an aircraft         Pilots have a great life. They
                                                                                                    travel a lot and have lots of
                                                                                                    money.

p Start pizza                 n     pizza                     a food made from a flat, round        Italians eat a lot of pizza.
                                                              piece of bread covered with
                                                              cheese, vegetables, etc and
                                                              cooked

p   5   plan                  n     pianificare               an arrangement for something that Have you got any holiday plans?
                                                              you intend to do

p   5   plan                  v     piano                     to think about and decide what you We're just planning our holidays.
                                                              are going to do or how you are
                                                              going to do something

p   11 planet                 n     pianeta                   a large, round object in space that Jupiter is the largest planet of
                                                              moves around the sun or another our solar system.
                                                              star

p Start play                  v     giocare, suonare§         when you play a sport or game,        You play tennis, don't you Sam?
                                                              you take part in it

p   1   play computer games   v     fare giochi al computer   play games on a computer,             Henry loves his Playstation. He
                                                              Playstation etc                       spends hours playing computer
                                                                                                    games.

p   7   pocket money          n     paghetta                  an amount of money given              Julian spent his pocket money
                                                              regularly to a child by its parents   on ice cream and sweets.

p Start Poland                n     Polonia                   a country in Europe                   Poland is a big country next to
                                                                                                    Germany.

p   5   polar bear            n     orso polare               a large, white bear that lives in the Polar bears look nice, but if you
                                                              North Pole (=most northern part of get too close to one, it will eat
                                                              the Earth)                            you!




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p Start policeman       n     poliziotto               a man who is a member of the         There is a lot of crime, so we
                                                       police (=organisation that makes     need more policemen.
                                                       people obey the law)

p Start Polish          adj   polacco                  coming from or relating to Poland    We flew over the Polish
                                                                                            mountains.

p   12 politics         n     politica                 ideas and activities relating to how Politics had never interested
                                                       a country or area is governed        him.


p   16 poor             adj   povero                   having too little money              Most of these people are very
                                                                                            poor.

p   8   pop idol        n     idolo della musica pop   someone who is famous for            Justin Timberlake is my
                                                       singing or playing the type of music favourite pop idol at the
                                                       that young people like               moment.

p   1   pop music       n     musica pop               modern music which is liked by       I love most pop music –
                                                       young people                         especially Coldplay and Tatu.

p   8   pop star        n     cantante pop             someone who is famous for            I'm going to be a pop star one
                                                       singing or playing the type of music day, just like my cousin, Jennifer
                                                       that young people like               Lopez.

p   6   popular         adj   famoso                   liked by many people                 "Jack" was the most popular
                                                                                            boy's name in that year.

p Start post office     n     ufficio postale          a place where you can buy stamps I hate going to the post office to
                                                       and send letters and parcels     buy stamps.


p   10 postcard         n     cartolina                a card with a picture on one side Send me a postcard from your
                                                       that you send without an envelope holidays.


p   4   potato          n     patata                   a round vegetable which is white     boiled/fried potatoes
                                                       inside and grows in the ground

p   6   pour            v     versare                  to make a liquid flow from or into a I poured the milk into a jug.
                                                       container

p   9   practise        v     esercitarsi              to often repeat something in order How often do you practice the
                                                       to improve your ability            piano?

p Start prefer          v     preferire                to like someone or something more I prefer dogs to cats.
                                                       than another person or thing


p   6   present         n     regalo                   something that you give to           a birthday/wedding present
                                                       someone, usually for a special
                                                       occasion

p   3   project         n     progetto                 a piece of school work that          We're doing a class project on
                                                       involves detailed study of a subject the environment.


p   9   pronounce       v     pronunciare              to make the sound of a letter or     How do you pronounce his
                                                       word                                 name?

p   9   pronunciation   n     pronuncia                how words are pronounced             Mario's English pronunciation is
                                                                                            excellent.

p   3   protect         v     proteggere               to keep someone or something     It's important to protect your skin
                                                       safe from something dangerous or from the sun.
                                                       bad




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p   7   pull out (teeth)   v     (di dente) estrarre     to remove teeth from the head            The dentist is going to pull out 6
                                                                                                  of my teeth tomorrow.

p   6   push               v     spingere                when you move someone or                 She gave him a little push
                                                         something by pressing them with          towards the door.
                                                         your hands or body

p   5   put down           v     posare                  to place someone or something            She put her books down on the
                                                         that you are holding onto the floor      desk.
                                                         or a table

p   5   put on             v     indossare               to get dressed                           She got dressed so quickly that
                                                                                                  she put her jumper on the wrong
                                                                                                  way.

p   3   put up             v     accendere               to put a picture on a wall               Can you help me put this picture
                                                                                                  up?

q   14 queue               n     coda                    a row of people waiting for              I joined the queue.
                                                         something

q   6   quick              adj   veloce                  doing something fast or taking only I tried to catch him but he was
                                                         a short time                        too quick for me.

q   2   quiet              adj   tranquillo              making little or no noise                Can you be quiet, please? We're
                                                                                                  trying to work.

q   12 quietly             adv   silenziosamente         making little or no noise                "Don't worry," she said quietly.


r   16 rabbit              n     coniglio                a small animal with fur and long         I love rabbits. I want my parents
                                                         ears that lives in a hole in the         to buy me one.
                                                         ground

r   1   race               n     corsa, gara             a competition in which people run, a car race
                                                         ride, drive, etc against each other
                                                         in order to see who is the fastest


r   15 racing driver       n     pilota di macchine da   someone who drives a car in a car Michael Schumacher is a great
                                 corsa                   race                              racing driver, but I don't like him.


r   2   rain               v     pioggia                 if it rains, water falls from the sky in It rains a lot in Britain
                                                         small drops

r   12 rain                n     piovere                 water that falls from the sky in         I got caught in the rain.
                                                         small drops

r   16 raise money         v     raccogliere denaro      to collect money from lots of            We‟re raising money for charity.
                                                         people

r   12 reach               v     raggiungere             to arrive somewhere                      We won't reach Miami till five or
                                                                                                  six o'clock.

r Start read               v     leggere                 to look at words and understand          What was the last book you
                                                         what they mean                           read?

r   3   ready              adj   pronto                  prepared for doing something             Give me a call when you're
                                                                                                  ready.

r   15 recognise           v     riconoscere             to know someone or something             I didn‟t recognise her with her
                                                         because you have seen them               new haircut.
                                                         before




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r   13 record        v     registrare             to store sounds or pictures using      They‟re recording a new album.
                                                  electronic equipment so that you
                                                  can listen to them or see them
                                                  again

r   16 record        n                            the best, biggest, longest, tallest,   He broke the world record for
                                                  etc                                    long jump

r   11 relax         v     rilassarsi             to become happy and calm               I find it difficult to relax.
                                                  because nothing is worrying you

r   14 relaxed       adj   rilassato              feeling happy and calm because         She seemed relaxed and in
                                                  nothing is worrying you                control of the situation.

r   3   remember     v     ricordare              if you remember a fact or         I can't remember his name.
                                                  something from the past, you keep
                                                  it in your mind

r   14 reply         v     rispondere             to answer                              "I don't understand," she replied.


r   5   reporter     n     giornalista            someone whose job is to discover My Dad is a reporter. He works
                                                  information about news events and for the most important
                                                  describe them on television, radio, newspaper in England.
                                                  or in a newspaper


r   3   research     n     ricerca                when someone studies a subject in She‟s doing research into
                                                  detail in order to discover new   language development.
                                                  information

r   13 resolution    n     buoni propositi        a promise to yourself to do            My New Year's resolution is to
                                                  something                              do more exercise.

r   4   restaurant   n     ristorante             a place where you can buy and eat I know a nice little Italian
                                                  a meal                            restaurant near there.

r   4   rice         n     riso                   small grains from a plant that are     People eat a lot of rice in China,
                                                  cooked and eaten                       Japan and India.

r   7   rich         adj   ricco                  having a lot of money                  She's the third richest woman in
                                                                                         Britain.

r   1   ride         v     andare in bicicletta   to travel by sitting on a horse,       I ride my bike to work.
                                                  bicycle, or motorcycle and
                                                  controlling it

r   6   ring         v     suonare                if something rings, it makes the       The phone's ringing.
                                                  sound of a bell

r Start river        n     fiume                  a long area of water that flows        the River Thames
                                                  across the land and into a sea,
                                                  lake, or another river

r   4   roast beef   n     roastbeef              meat from a cow which is cooked        My family eat roast beef for
                                                  in an oven                             lunch every Sunday.

r   12 rope          n     corda                  very thick string made from twisted Charlotte climbed the tree using
                                                  thread                              a rope.

r   14 rude          adj   maleducato             behaving in a way which is not         I hope you‟re not rude to your
                                                  polite and upsets other people         teacher.

r Start ruler        n     righello               a flat, straight stick which is used   My art teacher says "don't use a
                                                  to measure things                      ruler for drawing pictures" .




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r Start run           v     correre           to move on your feet at a faster       He can run very fast.
                                              speed than walking

r Start Russia        n     Russia            a country in Europe                    Russia is the biggest country in
                                                                                     the world.

r Start Russian       adj   russo             coming from or relating to Russia      I collect Russian dolls.


r Start Russian       n     russo             someone from Russia                    We get a lot of Russians visiting
                                                                                     in the summer.

s   6   safe          adj   sicuro§           not in danger or likely to be hurt     I feel safe when I'm with you.

s   10 sailing        n     andare in barca   a sport using boats with sails         They go sailing at the
                                                                                     weekends.

s   4   salad         n     insalata          a cold mixture of vegetables that      I made a big salad for lunch.
                                              have not been cooked

s   8   sand          n     sabbia            a substance that is found on           a grain of sand
                                              beaches which is made from very
                                              small grains of rock

s   4   sandwich      n     tramezzino        two slices of bread with meat,         a cheese/tuna sandwich
                                              cheese, etc between them

s Start Saturday      n     sabato            the day of the week after Friday       I‟ll see her on Saturday.
                                              and before Sunday

s   4   sauce         n     salsa             a hot or cold liquid that you put on   a tomato/cheese sauce
                                              food to add flavour

s   5   save          v     salvare           to stop someone or something           He was badly injured, but the
                                              from being killed or destroyed         doctors saved his life.

s   7   save up       v     risparmiare       to keep money so that you can buy I‟m saving up for a car.
                                              something with it in the future


s Start scarf         n     sciarpa           a piece of cloth that you wear         I always wear a scarf in winter.
                                              around your neck, head, or
                                              shoulders

s   2   school hall   n     aula magna        a big room in a school where           We have lunch in the school
                                              everyone can come together             hall.

s Start science       n     scienze           the study and knowledge of the         Science is my favourite subject
                                              structure and behaviour of natural     at school – I love doing
                                              things in an organised way             experiments with chemicals.


s   3   sea           n     mare              a large area of salt water             I'd like to live by the sea.

s   4   seafood       n     frutti di mare    animals from the sea that are          Last year we went to Spain on
                                              eaten as food, especially animals      holiday, and ate a lot of seafood.
                                              that live in shells

s   7   secretary     n     segretario/a      someone who works in an office,        I'd like to be a secretary,
                                              typing letters, answering the          because I like talking on the
                                              telephone, and arranging               phone.
                                              meetings, etc

s   2   see           v     vedere            to notice people and things with       We saw some monkeys when
                                              your eyes                              we were on holiday.

s   16 seem           v     sembrare          to appear                              She seemed happy.




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s   6   send                 v     mandare                 to arrange for something to go       I sent him a letter last week.
                                                           somewhere, especially by post

s Start September            n     Settembre               the ninth month of the year          The new term starts in
                                                                                                September.

s   7   share                v     condividere             to have or use something at the      She shares a house with Louisa.
                                                           same time as someone else

s   15 shark                 n     squalo                                                 My friend Kevin was eaten by a
                                                           a large fish with very sharp teeth
                                                                                          shark last week!
s   3   She must be crazy!         Deve essere ammattita! said about someone who has done "Anna is going out with Ronald."
                                                          something very silly            "She must be crazy! He's so
                                                                                          boring!"


s Start shirt                n     camicia                 a piece of clothing worn on the top I like your new shirt David. It
                                                           part of the body, fastened with     looks good with those pink
                                                           buttons down the front              trousers!

s Start shoe                 n     scarpa                  a strong covering for the foot, often a pair of shoes
                                                           made of leather

s Start shoe shop            n     negozio di calzature    a shop where shoes are sold          "Hey! Nice shoes! Where did
                                                                                                you get them?"
                                                                                                "In a shoe shop"

s Start shop                 n     negozio                 a building where you can buy         a book shop
                                                           things

s   3   shopping             n     la spesa                the things that you buy from a shop Can you help me unpack the
                                                           or shops                            shopping?

s   6   short                adj   breve                   continuing for a small amount of     It was only a short visit.
                                                           time

s   14 should                v     dovere (condizionale)   used to say or ask what is the       He should go to the doctor.
                                                           correct or best thing to do

s Start shout                v     gridare                 to say something very loudly         "Look out!" she shouted.

s   15 show                  v     mostrare                to express a feeling so that other   He hasn't shown any interest so
                                                           people are able to notice it         far.

s Start shower               n     doccia                  a piece of bathroom equipment     He likes to sing in the shower.
                                                           that you stand under to wash your
                                                           whole body

s   1   Shut up!                   Silenzio!               said to rudely tell someone to stop Stop talking please.....please
                                                           talking                             listen to me.....shut up!

s   16 sighting              n     avvistamento            when you see something that is       UFO sightings have been
                                                           rare or unusual                      reported in the area.

s   10 sightseeing           n     visita turistica        the activity of visiting places which a sightseeing tour of London
                                                           are interesting

s   2   similar              adj   simile                  the same in some ways although       The two houses are remarkably
                                                           not in all ways                      similar.

s   7   singer               n     cantante                someone who sings                    a jazz singer

s Start sink                 n     lavandino               a bowl that is fixed to the wall in a Can you do the washing up
                                                           kitchen or bathroom that you wash that's in the sink.
                                                           dishes or your hands, etc in




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s Start sister          n     sorella                   a girl or woman who has the same I have an older sister.
                                                        parents as you

s   15 situation        n     situationsituazione       the set of things that are         the economic/political situation
                                                        happening at a particular time and
                                                        place

s   6   skateboarding   n     fare skateboard           the activity of moving using a        Skateboarding is cool. I go
                                                        skateboard                            skateboarding in the park after
                                                                                              school.

s   6   skiing          n     sciare                    the activity of moving over snow     Have you ever been skiing?
                                                        wearing skis (=long thin things that
                                                        you attach to boots)

s Start skirt           n     gonna                     a piece of women's clothing that      I'm going to buy a new skirt this
                                                        hangs from the waist and has no       weekend because I'm going to a
                                                        legs                                  party on Saturday night.


s   16 sky-diver        n     paracadutista acrobatico someone who jumps from an             My brother's a sky-diver. He
                                                       aircraft and falls for as long as     says it's great fun, but a bit
                                                       possible before using a parachute dangerous.
                                                       (=piece of cloth that fills with air)


s   1   sleep           v     dormire                   to be in the state of rest when your We had to sleep in the car that
                                                        eyes are closed and your mind is night.
                                                        not conscious

s   12 slowly           adv   lentamente                at a slow speed                       Could you speak more slowly,
                                                                                              please?

s Start small           adj   piccolo                   little in size or amount              They live in a small apartment
                                                                                              near Times Square.

s Start smile           v     sorridere                 to make a happy expression in         She smiled at me.
                                                        which the corners of your mouth
                                                        curve up

s   4   snack           n     spuntino                  a small amount of food that you eat Do you want a quick snack
                                                        between meals                       before you go out?

s   16 snake            n     serpente                  a long, thin creature with no legs    There are lots of very dangerous
                                                        that slides along the ground          snakes in Australia. They can
                                                                                              kill you.
s   10 snorkelling      n     nuotare col boccaglio     the activity of swimming while        I want to go snorkelling and see
                                                        holding in your mouth a snorkel       lots of fish swimming in the sea.
                                                        (=tube that helps you to breathe)

s   3   snow            v     nevicare                  when soft white pieces of frozen      It snowed a lot last Christmas.
                                                        water fall from the sky when the
                                                        weather is cold

s   6   snowboarding    n     fare snowboard            a sport in which you stand on a       I think snowboarding is more fun
                                                        large board and move over snow        than skiing.

s   1   So what?              E con questo?             said when you think what someone “Ellie won‟t like it.”
                                                        has said is not important        “So what? I‟m not interested in
                                                                                         what Ellie thinks.”

s Start socks                 calzini                   things that you wear on your feet     "Why are you wearing green
                                                        inside your shoes                     socks? They look stupid!"
                                                                                              "They were a present from my
                                                                                              Grandmother."

s Start sofa            n     divano                    a large, comfortable seat for more Can I sit on your sofa?
                                                        than one person




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s   8   solo singer      n     cantante solista        someone who sings on their own        She won the award for best
                                                       and not with a group                  female solo singer.

s   4   some                   alcuni/dei/delle        used to refer to part of a larger     In some cases it's possible to fix
                                                       amount or number of something         the problem right away.
                                                       and not all of it

s   2   sometimes        adv   qualche volta           on some occasions but not always He does cook sometimes, but
                                                       or often                         not very often.

s   8   songwriter       n     compositore             someone who writes songs              I think Elton John is a great
                                                                                             songwriter.

s   4   soup             n     minestra                a hot, liquid food, made from         chicken/tomato soup
                                                       vegetables, meat, or fish

s   10 souvenir          n     ricordo di un viaggio   something which you buy or keep       a souvenir shop
                                                       to remember a special event or
                                                       holiday

s   11 space             n     spazio                  the area outside the Earth            They plan to send another
                                                                                             satellite into space.

s   11 spaceship         n     nave spaziale           a vehicle which can travel outside    My uncle Robert is an inventor.
                                                       the Earth and into space,             He's making a spaceship at the
                                                       especially one which is carrying      moment.
                                                       people

s Start Spain            n     Spagna                  a country in Europe                   In Spain it's always hot in
                                                                                             summer.

s Start Spanish          adj   spagnolo                coming from or relating to Spain      They are Spanish olives.

s   9   speak            v     parlare                 to say something using your voice She speaks very loudly.


s   2   spend (time)     v     passare il tempo        to pass the time doing a particular I love spending time with him.
                                                       thing

s   1   sport            n     sport                   a game or activity which people do winter sports
                                                       to keep healthy or for enjoyment,
                                                       often competing against each
                                                       other

s   2   sports club      n     associazione sportiva   a place where you can do different My Dad wants to keep fit, so
                                                       types of sport                     he's joined a sports club.

s   7   sports person    n     sportivo                someone who does a lot of sports      I'm good at football and
                                                                                             athletics. I'd like to be a sports
                                                                                             person.

s Start sports stadium   n     stadio                  a big place where sports are     Wembley was the biggest sports
                                                       played and people can watch them stadium in England.


s Start spring           n     primavera               the season of the year between        Spring is my favourite season,
                                                       winter and summer when the            because I love flowers.
                                                       weather starts to get warmer

s   12 stand up          v     alzarsi                 to move to a vertical position from   I'm so tired, I can't stand up!
                                                       sitting or lying down

s   1   start            v     cominciare/iniziare     to begin doing something; to begin He started smoking when he
                                                       to happen                          was eighteen; The programme
                                                                                          starts at seven o'clock.

s Start station          n     stazione                a building where trains stop so that Dad met me at the station.
                                                       you can get on or off them




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s   2   stay          v     stare                    to continue to be in a place, job,   he weather was bad so we
                                                     etc and not leave; to continue to be stayed at home; They stayed
                                                     in a particular state                friends for many years.

s   6   step          v     oltrepassare             one of the movements you make          She took a few steps forward
                                                     with your feet when you walk           and then started to speak.

s   13 stick to       v     attenersia, rispettare   to continue doing or using             I‟ll stick to orange juice as I‟m
                                                     something                              driving.

s   1   stop          v     finire                   to not continue; to prevent            Stop laughing – it's not funny; If
                                                     something from happening or            she wants to go to Australia, we
                                                     someone from doing something           can't stop her.

s Start street        n     strada,via               a road in a town or city that has      We live on the same street.
                                                     houses or other buildings

s   12 strengthen     v     rafforzare               to become stronger or make             I do exercises to strengthen my
                                                     something become stronger              leg muscles.

s Start student       n     studente                 someone who is studying at a           a law student
                                                     school or university

s   1   study         v     studiare                 to learn about a subject, usually at I studied biology before going
                                                     school or university                 into medicine.

s   2   subject       v     materia                  an area of knowledge studied in        Chemistry is my favourite
                                                     school or university                   subject.

s   7   successful    adj   di successo              achieving what you want to             If the operation is successful,
                                                     achieve; having achieved a lot or      she should be walking within a
                                                     made a lot of money through your       few months; a successful
                                                     work                                   businessman

s   4   sugar         n     zucchero                 a very sweet substance used to         Do you have sugar in your
                                                     give flavour to food and drinks        coffee?

s Start summer        n     estate                   the season between spring and          We‟re going away in the
                                                     autumn when the weather is             summer.
                                                     warmest

s   10 summer camp    n     campeggio estivo         a place where some American      Next summer I'm going to a
                                                     teenagers go during their summer summer camp in France.
                                                     holidays to do activities

s   10 sunbathing     n     abbronzarsi              when you lie in the sun, wearing      My favourite holiday activity is
                                                     few clothes so that your skin will go sunbathing on the beach.
                                                     brown

s Start Sunday        n     domenica                 the day of the week after Saturday We‟re going out on Sunday.
                                                     and before Monday

s   12 sunny          adj   sereno                   bright because of light from the       It was a lovely sunny day.
                                                     sun

s Start supermarket   n     supermercato             a large shop that sells food, drink,   We buy all our food at the
                                                     products for the home, etc             supermarket.

s   7   sure          adj   sicuro                   certain                                I'm sure that he won't mind.

s   10 surfboard      n     tavola da surf           a long piece of wood or plastic that I love surfing, but I need a new
                                                     you use to ride on waves in the      surfboard.
                                                     sea

s   6   surfing       n     surf                     the activity of riding on waves in     I'd like to live in California, so I
                                                     the sea using a surfboard              can go surfing every day.
                                                     (=special board)




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s   4   sweet           n     caramella                a small piece of sweet food, often       You shouldn't eat so many
                                                       made of sugar or chocolate               sweets – they're bad for your
                                                                                                teeth.
s Start swim            v     nuotare                  to move through water by moving          I learnt to swim when I was
                                                       your body                                about 5 years old.

s   1   swimming        n     nuoto                    the activity of moving through           I go swimming every week at
                                                       water by moving your body                our local swimming pool.

s Start swimming pool   n     piscina                  an area of water that has been           Our school's swimming pool is
                                                       made for people to swim in               50 metres long.

s Start Swiss           adj   svizzero                 coming from or relating to               It‟s a Swiss watch.
                                                       Switzerland

s Start Switzerland     n     Svizzera                 a country in Europe                      They make a lot of chocolate in
                                                                                                Switzerland.

t Start table           n     tavolo                   a piece of furniture with four legs, We sat at the kitchen table; The
                                                       used for eating off, putting things table below shows the results of
                                                       on, etc; a set of numbers or words the experiment.
                                                       written in rows that go across and
                                                       down the page

t Start take a photo          fotografare              to take a picture with a camera          I took a photo of the kids.

t   16 take a risk            rischiare                to do something although                 This time I'm not taking any risks
                                                       something bad might happen               – I'm going to get insured.
                                                       because of it

t   6   take away       av    portar via               to remove something                      Take away my food, please. I'm
                                                                                                not hungry.

t   7   take exams            sostenere esami          to do an exam                            We have to take 10 exams
                                                                                                every year at my school.

t   1   take off        v     decollare                if an aircraft takes off, it begins to   I hope this aeroplane takes off
                                                       fly                                      OK – the weather's really bad!

t   6   take out        v     portar fuori             if you take someone out to the      My parents took me out for my
                                                       cinema or a restaurant, you go with birthday.
                                                       them and pay for it

t   13 take up          v     cominciare               to start doing a particular job or       I‟ve taken up swimming every
                                                       activity                                 morning.

t   4   take-away       n     da asporto               a hot, ready-to-eat meal that you        We phoned for a take-away
                                                       buy in a shop and then eat at            curry.
                                                       home

t   7   talent          n     talento                  a natural ability to do something        She showed an early talent for
                                                                                                drawing.

t   8   talent show     n     spettacolo per talenti   a programme in which people try to       There's going to be a talent
                                                       show how good they are at                show at my school next week.
                                                       singing, dancing, etc. by competing      I'm going to sing All The Things
                                                       against other people                     You Said by Tatu.

t   9   talented        adj   di talento               showing natural ability in a             He‟s a very talented young
                                                       particular area                          musician.

t   1   talk to         v     parlare a                to speak to someone                      Have you talked to her yet?

t   16 tarantula        n     tarantola                a large, hairy spider that is often      Help! There's a tarantula in the
                                                       poisonous                                bath!

t   4   tea             n     té                       a hot drink that you make by             The English drink tea with milk.
                                                       pouring water onto dried leaves




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t   1   teach                  v     insegnare             to show or explain to someone        My dad taught me to drive.
                                                           how to do something

t   7   teacher                n     insegnante            someone whose job is to teach in a a history/science teacher
                                                           school, college, etc

t   6   team                   n     squadra               a group of people who work         a management team/a football
                                                           together to do something or play a team
                                                           sport together against another
                                                           group of players

t   6   teenager               n     adolescente           someone who is between 13 and        The worst thing about being a
                                                           19 years old                         teenager is all the exams we
                                                                                                have to do.

t Start telephone              n     telefono              a piece of equipment that is used    The telephone rang and she
                                                           to talk to someone who is in         hurried to pick it up.
                                                           another place

t   3   television             n     televisione           a piece of equipment in the shape Richard switched the television
                                                           of a box, with a screen on the    on.
                                                           front, used for watching
                                                           programmes

t Start tell                   v     dire                  to say something to someone,         He told me about his new
                                                           usually giving them information      school.

t   16 tell a joke             v     raccontare una        to tell someone a short story that is James is always telling terrible
                                     barzelletta           intended to make them laugh           jokes – they just aren't funny!!


t   1   tennis                 n     tennis                a sport in which two or four people Tennis is my favourite sport. I
                                                           hit a small ball to each other over a think Andre Agassi is great, but
                                                           net                                   he's a bit old now.

t   7   tennis player          n     giocatore di tennis   someone who plays tennis             I think Serena Williams is the
                                                                                                best tennis player in the world.


t   3   terrible               adj   terribile             very bad                             It was a terrible accident.

t   15 terrified               adj   terrorizzato          very frightened                      I'm terrified of flying.

t Start test                   n     prova                 a set of questions to find out       a driving test
                                                           someone's knowledge or ability

t   6   text message           n     messaggio di testo    a written message, usually           I send text messages to my
                                                           containing words with letters left   friends when we're in class at
                                                           out, sent from one mobile phone      school.
                                                           (=a telephone that you can carry
                                                           with you) to another

t Start Thank you very much.         Grazie mille          used to tell someone that you are "Here's £1,000."
                                                           grateful because they have given "Thank you very much!"
                                                           you something or done something
                                                           for you

t   5   That's amazing.              E‟ meraviglioso!      said about something that is very    "My dog speaks French."
                                                           surprising                           "That's amazing!"

t   1   That's weird!                E‟ strano             said when something is very          "Laurie likes peas for breakfast."
                                                           strange                              "That's weird!"


t   11 the best bit            n     il pezzo migliore     the most enjoyable part of           The best bit of the film was the
                                                           something                            ending.




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t   6   think                  v     pensare             to have an opinion about               Do you think it's going to rain?
                                                         something or someone or to
                                                         believe that something is true

t   3   this                                             used to refer to the present period I‟m meeting her this morning.
                                                         of time or the one that comes next


t   2   three times (a week)         tre volte           on three occasions during a period I have English lessons three
                                                         of seven days                      times a week.

t   13 throw away              v     gettare             to get rid of something that you do Now you‟ve started your new
                                                         not now need                        job, you can throw away all your
                                                                                             school books.

t Start Thursday               n     giovedì             the day of the week after              He‟s arriving on Thursday.
                                                         Wednesday and before Friday

t   3   tidy                   v     mettere in ordine   to make a place tidy                   I‟ll just tidy the kitchen.

t   2   tie                    n     cravatta            a long, thin piece of cloth that a If you work for a bank, you have
                                                         man wears around his neck with a to wear a tie.
                                                         shirt

t   16 tiger                   n     tigre               a large wild cat that has yellow fur   I want a tiger, but parents say I
                                                         with black lines on it                 can have a cat.

t   2   timetable              n     orario              a list of times when buses, trains,    a school timetable
                                                         etc arrive and leave or a list of
                                                         dates and times that shows when
                                                         things will happen

t   14 tip                     n     consiglio           a piece of useful advice               gardening tips

t   15 tired                   adj   stanco              feeling that you want to rest or       I'm too tired to go out tonight.
                                                         sleep

t   15 tiring                  adj   stancante           making you feel tired                  I‟ve had a tiring day.

t   4   toast                  n     toast               bread that has been heated to          a slice of toast
                                                         make it brown

t Start today                  n     oggi                this day, or on this day; the period It's John's birthday today; More
                                                         of time that is happening now or in young people smoke today than
                                                                                              in the past.

t Start toilet                 n     gabinetto           a bowl that you sit on or stand near Our toilet is green.
                                                         when you get rid of waste
                                                         substances from your body

t   4   tomato                 n     pomodoro            a soft, round, red fruit eaten in      I like eating pasta with tomatoes.
                                                         salad or as a vegetable

t Start tomorrow                     domani              the day after today                    It's my birthday tomorrow.

t   14 touch                   v     toccare             to put your hand on something          You can look at them but please
                                                                                                don't touch them.

t   10 tourist                 n     turista             someone who visits a place for         There are a lot of tourists in
                                                         pleasure and does not live there       Cambridge.

t Start train                  n     treno               a long, thin vehicle which travels     The train arrives at 2.45.
                                                         along metal tracks and carries
                                                         people or goods

t   9   translate              v     tradurre            to change written or spoken words We were asked to translate a list
                                                         from one language to another      of sentences.




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t   9   translation      n     traduzione                 something which has been             I'm reading the Polish translation
                                                          translated from one language to      of Macbeth in school.
                                                          another, or the process of
                                                          translating

t   3   travel           v     viaggiare                  to make a journey                    I spent a year travelling around
                                                                                               Asia.

t   5   tree             n     albero                     a tall plant with a thick stem which There are a lot of trees in
                                                          has branches coming from it and Canada.
                                                          leaves

t   5   tree-house       n     casa su un albero          a small structure built in the       We have a tree house in the
                                                          branches of a tree that children     garden.
                                                          can play in

t   5   try              v     cercare, provare           to attempt to do something           I tried to open the window but
                                                                                               couldn't.

t Start Tuesday          n     martedì                    the day of the week after Monday     We‟ll be there on Tuesday.
                                                          and before Wednesday

t   2   twice (a week)         due volte (la settimana)   on two occasions during a period     I play tennis twice a week after
                                                          of seven days                        school.

u   14 ugly              adj   brutto                     unpleasant to look at                It‟s an ugly city.

u Start uncle            n     zio                        the brother of your mother or       My uncle George is a famous
                                                          father, or the husband of your aunt actor.


u Start under                  sotto                      below something                      She pushed her bag under the
                                                                                               table.

u   3   understand       v     capire                     to know the meaning of something I don't understand half of what
                                                          that someone says; to know how he says; I don't understand
                                                          someone feels or why they behave James sometimes.
                                                          in a particular way


u   15 underwater        n     fotografo subacqueo        someone who take photographs of I'd like to be an underwater
       photographer                                       things that are in the sea or river, photographer – I think fish are
                                                          etc.                                 amazing!

u   14 unfriendly        adj   poco socievole,            not friendly                         I didn‟t want to appear
                               introverso                                                      unfriendly.

u   3   unhappy          adj   infelice                   sad; not satisfied                   She had a very unhappy
                                                                                               childhood; Giorgio was unhappy
                                                                                               with his test results.

u   4   unhealthy        adj   dannoso                    likely to damage your health         Eating too much is unhealthy.

u   2   uniform          n     uniforme                   a special set of clothes that are    a school uniform
                                                          worn by people who do a particular
                                                          job or people who go to a particular
                                                          school

u   11 universe          n     universo                   everything that exists, including    We are studying the universe in
                                                          starts, space, etc.                  Physics.

u Start university       n     università                 a place where students study at a the University of Cambridge
                                                          high level to get a degree (=type of
                                                          qualification)

u   14 unkind            adj   scortese                   slightly cruel                       I didn't tell her the truth because
                                                                                               I thought it would be unkind.




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u   9   unusual           adj   insolito                 different and not ordinary, often in That‟s an unusual name.
                                                         a way that is interesting or exciting


u Start USA               n     Stati Uniti d‟America    United States of America               I'd like to go to the USA –
                                                                                                especially New York and
                                                                                                Chicago.

u   6   useful            adj   utile                    helping you to do or achieve           It‟s useful information.
                                                         something

u   2   usually           adv   di solito                in the way that most often happens I usually get home at about six
                                                                                            o'clock.

v   10 valley             n     valle                    an area of low land between hills      I live in a valley between two big
                                                         or mountains                           mountains.

v   4   vegetable         n     verdura                  a plant that you eat, for example      I hate vegetables. I only eat
                                                         potatoes, onions, beans, etc           meat.

v   7   vet               n     veterinario              someone whose job is to give         My sister wants to be a vet,
                                                         medical care to animals that are ill because she loves animals.
                                                         or hurt

v   5   visit             v     visitare                 to go to someone's home and            We have friends coming to visit
                                                         spend time with them; to go to a       this weekend; Did you visit St
                                                         place and spend a short amount of      Petersburg while you were in
                                                         time there                             Russia?

v   6   volleyball        n     pallavolo                a game in which two teams use          I often play volleyball on the
                                                         their hands to hit a ball over a net   Copacabana beach in Rio de
                                                         without allowing it to touch the       Janeiro.
                                                         ground

v   3   volunteer         n     volontario               someone who does work without          a Red Cross volunteer
                                                         being paid, especially work that
                                                         involves helping people

w   4   waiter            n     cameriere                a man who works in a restaurant,       My older brother is a waiter in an
                                                         bringing food to customers             expensive restaurant.


w   8   wake up           v     svegliarsi               to stop being asleep, or to make       I can‟t wake her up.
                                                         someone stop being asleep

w   2   walk              v     camminare                to move forward by putting one         She walks to school.
                                                         foot in front of the other and then
                                                         repeating the action

w   1   want              v     volere                   to hope to have or do something        He wants a new car.

w 12 warm                 adj   caldo                    having a temperature between cool It's nice and warm in here.
                                                         and hot

w   3   washing           n     il bucato                clothes, sheets, and similar things I'm doing the washing this
                                                         that are being washed or have       morning.
                                                         been washed, or when you wash
                                                         these

w   7   washing machine   n     lavatrice                a machine that washes clothes          Our washing machine is broken,
                                                                                                so all my clothes are dirty.


w   3   washing-up        n     il lavaggio dei piatti   when you wash the dishes, pans, He is doing the washing-up.
                                                         and other things you have used for
                                                         cooking and eating a meal




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w   6   waste time        v     sprecare il tempo        to use time doing things that are     I don't want to waste time
                                                         not useful or enjoyable               learning German. I want to learn
                                                                                               more English.

w   1   watch             v     guardare                 to look at something for a period of I watched him as he arrived.
                                                         time

w   6   water sport       n     sport                    a sport that is done in or on water   Snorkelling is my favourite water
                                                                                               sport.

w   2   wear              v     indossare                to have a piece of clothing,          I wear jeans a lot of the time.
                                                         jewellery, etc on your body

w Start Wednesday         n     mercoledì                the day of the week after Tuesday It starts on Wednesday.
                                                         and before Thursday

w Start week              n     settimana                a period of seven days                last week/next week

w 10 week after next            la settimana che viene   not next week but the week that       We've got a big English exam
                                dopo questo              come after that                       the week after next.

w   4   weigh             v     pesare                   to measure how heavy someone or Can you weigh that piece of
                                                         something is                    cheese for me?

w 12 well                 adv   bene                     in a successful or satisfactory way I thought they played well.


w   1   What about her?         E lei?                   said after someone says someone "Let's talk about Charlotte."
                                                         else‟s name and you want to know "OK. What about her?"
                                                         why they are interested in that
                                                         person

w   1   What about him?         E lui?                   said after someone says someone "Let's talk about James."
                                                         else‟s name and you want to know "OK. What about him?"
                                                         why they are interested in that
                                                         person

w 16 wheelchair           n     sedia a rotelle          a chair with wheels used by           Fred was in a bad car accident
                                                         someone who cannot walk               last week, and he's still in a
                                                                                               wheelchair.

w   9   Wicked!                 Favoloso!                A word used by teenagers in the       You‟re coming too? Wicked!
                                                         1990s to say something was very
                                                         good

w   6   win               v     vincere                  to get the most points in a           Barcelona won the game 6–0.
                                                         competition or game, or the most
                                                         votes in an election

w 16 win a prize          v     vincere un premio        to get a prize in a game or           He won a prize of £500.
                                                         competition

w Start window            n     finestra                 a space in the wall of a building or Open the window if you're too
                                                         vehicle that has glass in it, used for hot.
                                                         letting light and air inside and for
                                                         looking through

w 10 windsurfing          n     windsurf                 a sport in which you sail across      Windsurfing is great fun, but it's
                                                         water by standing on a board and      too cold in the winter.
                                                         holding onto a large sail

w 12 windy                adj   ventoso                  with a lot of wind                    It‟s a windy day out there.

w   6   winner            n     vincitore                someone who wins a game,              the winners of the World Cup
                                                         competition, or election

w Start winter            n     inverno                  the season between autumn and         We like to go away in winter.
                                                         spring when the weather is cold




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w   3   work                    v     lavorare                  to do a job, especially the job you      Helen works for a computer
                                                                do to earn money; to do something        company; I‟ll have to work hard
                                                                that needs a lot of time or effort, or   to finish my homework before
                                                                to make someone do this                  11pm.


w 13 work out a problem         v     risolvere un (problema)   to solve a problem                       This maths question is too
                                                                                                         difficult – I can't work it out!

w   3   world                   n     mondo                     the Earth and all the people,            The world is getting warmer
                                                                places, and things on it                 every year.

w 16 world record               n     primato mondiale          the best, fastest, highest, etc. that    The world record for the 100
                                                                anyone has ever done, especially         metres is 9.78 seconds.
                                                                in sport

w   9   worse                   adj   peggio                    more unpleasant or difficult than        The exam was worse than I
                                                                something else that is also bad;         expected; He was treated much
                                                                less well                                worse than I was.

w   7   writer                  n     scrittore                 someone whose job is writing             William Shakespeare was a
                                                                books, stories, articles, etc            famous English writer.

w   9   wrong                   adj   sbagliato                 not correct; if something is wrong,      It was the wrong answer;
                                                                there is a problem                       There's something wrong with
                                                                                                         my computer.

y   6   yesterday               n     ieri                      the day before today                      I went to see the doctor
                                                                                                         yesterday.

y   6   yesterday morning       n     ieri                    in the morning of the day before            I went to see the doctor
                                      mattina/pomeriggio/sera today                                      yesterday morning.

y   4   yoghurt                 n     yogurt                    a thick, liquid food with a slightly a low-fat strawberry yoghurt
                                                                sour taste which is made from milk


y   5   You can't be serious.         Stai scherzando?          said when someone has said               "I am the son of Bill Gates and
                                                                something that you are certain is        Jennifer Lopez."
                                                                not true                                 "You can't be serious!"

y   3   young                   adj   giovane                   having lived or existed for only a       young children/people
                                                                short time and not old

y   3   You're an angel!              Sei un tesoro!            said to someone who has done             "I'll do the ironing for you Mum."
                                                                something good for you                   "Wow, thanks! You're an angel!"



y   10 youth hostel             n     ostello                   a cheap, simple hotel, especially   Hotels are too expensive, so I
                                                                for young people who are travelling usually stay in a Youth Hostel
                                                                around                              when I'm travelling.




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