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Unit 1

surname/family name/last name (n) The name you share with your parents, brothers and sisters. Eg, Suzuki.
interview (n) A meeting in which someone is asked questions about themselves, usually to get a job.
trading company (n) A company which imports and sells goods from other countries. Is that true?
boutique (n) A small shop that sells fashionable clothes.
Liverpool (n) A city in the North East of England. Famous as the home city of 'The Beetles'.
script (n) Printed dialogue for a play or film. Printed dialogue of the conversations in your textbook.
rehearsal (n) Practice of something to be done later, especially a performance.
guidebook (n) A book with information for tourists about a country or city.
Big Ben (n) A large, famous clock in London.
Buckingham Palace (n) Home of the Queen of England, in London.
wonderful (adj) Something special and very nice, or amazing.
reception (n) A formal celebration or party, like after a wedding.
bride (n) A woman who is getting married.
intermission (n) A break between the parts of something. Eg, a play in the theatre, or parts of your textbook.
assistant (n) Somebody whose job is to help another person to do something.
in order (n) Arranged according to a certain sequence. Eg, from 1 to 5.
introduce (v) To present yourself to another person. To give your name to someone.
Sphinx (n) The famous man-headed lion image in front of the Pyramids at Giza in Egypt.
the Pyramids (n) The three famous ancient monuments at Giza in Egypt.
boss (n) Somebody who is in charge of others at work. The person who tells you what to do.
colleague (n) A person that somebody works with in the same company or department.
expensive (adj) Costing a lot of money. The opposite of cheap.
vacation/holiday (n) A period of time for rest or travel when we do not work.
incredible (adj) Very surprising or difficult to believe. Extraordinarily large, or good.
fantastic (adj) Something very very good. Similar to wonderful. As above?
formal (adj) organised and with strict rules. For example dress code and behaviour.
informal (adj) An event which is relaxed and casual. Does not have strict rules.
finale (n) A scene which brings an act or performance to an end. The last part of each unit in your book.


Teacher extras. Vocabulary quiz from Unit 1

Write in the word or phrase which fits this description.

1.       An event which is relaxed and casual and does not have strict rules.             _________________
2.       Somebody whose job is to help another person to do something.                    _________________
3.       A person that somebody works with in the same company or department.             _________________
4.       A small shop that sells fashionable clothes.                                     _________________
5.       To present yourself to another person. To give your name to someone              _________________
6.       A company which imports and sells goods from other countries.                    _________________
7.       A book with information for tourists about a country or city.                    _________________
8.       A woman who is getting married.                                                  _________________
9.       Home of the Queen of England, in London.                                         _________________
10.      Costing a lot of money. The opposite of cheap.                                   _________________
Unit 2

sightseeing (n) Visiting places of interest abroad or in your country. Especially while on vacation.
several (adj) A small number of things or people, perhaps four, five or six.
stranger (n) A person that somebody doesn't know and has never met before.
gossip (n) Conversations about personal information or rumours about other people.
specific (adj) Relating to a particular topic or subject. Enough?
general (adj) Relating to a wide topic area. Not specialised or specific.
enough (det) As much of something as needed. Eg, 'I have enough money to buy what I want'.
concert/live show (n) A singer or group of musicians performing in front of an audience.
kidding (v) The same as joking. Telling somebody something funny or hard to believe.
crowd (n) A large group of people gathered in one place. Like at a famous tourist site.
statement (n) Something that somebody says that expresses an idea. The same as a sentence, but not a question.
useful (adj) Having some kind of value. Being able to be put to use.
dentist (n) The doctor who looks after your teeth - and pulls them out sometimes!
unusual (adj) Not common. Different. Something that is out of the ordinary.
exciting (adj) Something that causes you to feel happy or enthusiastic, or sometimes nervous.
important (adj) Something of more than usual interest or value. Something you care about.
interesting (adj) Something that keeps your attention. Something challenging or stimulating.
sky-diving (n) A sport which involves jumping out of airplanes.
dating (n) Going out with someone. Having a boyfriend or girlfriend.
couple (n) Means two or a pair. Eg, two people who are married or dating.
happened (v) Something that took place in the past, usually by chance and without a plan.
wanna (vt) Shortened form of 'want to'. Only for spoken use.
Vietnamese (adj) Relating to the people and things of Vietnam. Eg, Vietnamese language.
especially (adj) Used to single one thing out from a range of things to show that it is special or different.
dangerous (adj) Something that can cause you harm or injury.
silly (adj) Lacking common sense. Being foolish.
serious (adj) Something important that needs thought and attention.
joking (v) The same as kidding. Telling somebody something funny or hard to believe.
poison (n) Something that you might eat or drink which causes illness or injury to you.
pale (adj) Lacking colour. Having a white face. Not looking well.

Teacher extras. Vocabulary quiz from Unit 1

Write in the word or phrase which fits this description.

1.       Lacking colour. Having a white face. Not looking well.                   _________________
2.       Means two or a pair. Eg, two people who are married or dating.           _________________
3.       Visiting places of interest abroad or in your own country. Especially
         while on vacation.                                                       _________________
4.       Shortened form of 'want to'. Only for spoken use.                        _________________
5.       Looking for information on the Internet.                                 _________________
6.       Something of more than usual interest or value. Something you care about. ________________
7.       A person that somebody doesn't know and has never met before.            _________________
8.       Going out with someone. Having a boyfriend or girlfriend.                _________________
9.       Relating to a particular topic or subject.                               _________________
10.      Something important that needs thought and attention.                    _________________
Unit 3

spicy (adj) Something that has a strong taste or smell of spices. Describes hot food.
native (n) Somebody who is living in his own country or speaking his own language.
politics (n) The ideas and theories behind running a government.
alcohol (n) A liquid that is made into many different drinks and will make you feel drunk.
marathon (n) A very long race (42 kilometres) that began in Greece in 490 BC.
Latin dancing (n) The special kind of dancing which comes from South America.
museum (n) A place where you can go to see objects of art and historical importance.
exam (n) Like a test, but usually more important or larger.
expression (n) A group of words that state an idea.
suddenly (adv) Describes an action that happens quickly and without any warning.
relief (n) A feeling of release from some kind of worry or stressful situation. How you feel after passing a test.
scared (adj) A feeling of fear or worry. The same meaning as 'afraid' and 'frightened'.
ambulance (n) The emergency vehicle that rushes sick or injured people to hospital.
bitten (to bite) (v) When an animal or human cuts or punctures something using its' teeth.
cobra (n) A very poisonous and dangerous snake that is found in Africa and Asia.
amazing (adj) Describes something extraordinary and so unusual or special that it is hard to believe.

What's the matter? = What's wrong? What's the problem?
surfing the Internet (v) Looking for information on the Internet.

Teacher vocabulary quiz

1.       A very long race (42 kilometres) that began in Greece in 490 BC.           _________________
2.       Something that has a strong taste or smell of spices. Describes hot food. _________________
3.       Somebody living in his own country or speaking his own language.          ___________________
4.       The emergency vehicle that rushes sick or injured people to hospital.      _________________
5.       Like a test, but usually more important or bigger.                         _________________
6.       Looking for information on the Internet.                                   _________________
7.       A very poisonous and dangerous snake that is found in Africa and Asia. _________________
8.       Describes something extraordinary and so unusual or special that it is
         hard to believe.                                                           _________________
9.       Describes an action that happens quickly and without any warning.         _________________
10.      The special kinds of dancing from South America.                           _________________
Unit 4

invitation (n) An offer to go somewhere with someone.
inviting (v) Making an invitation. Asking someone to go somewhere.
suggestion (n) An idea or proposal for someone to think about.
planning (v) Making plans to do something. Eg, arranging where and when to meet someone.
crowded (adj) A place where many people are gathered together. Eg, on a rush-hour train.
arranging (v) Making a plan or doing something to make something possible in the future.

romantic (movie) (adj) A movie about a love affair or relationship between two people.
comedy (movie) (adj) A movie which makes us laugh.
adventure (movie) (adj) A movie full of action which takes us through a series of extraordinary events.

dealing with … (vt) Taking some action to solve a problem or help somebody.
main ticket barrier (n) Largest ticket gate at the entrance/exit in a train station.


Teacher vocabulary test.

1.       An offer to go somewhere with someone.                                         _________________
2.       Taking some action to solve a problem or help somebody.                        _________________
3.       Making a plan or doing something to make something possible
         in the future.                                                                 _________________
4.       An idea or proposal for someone to think idea.                                 _________________
5.       A place where many people are gathered together.
         Eg, on a rush-hour train.                                                      _________________
6.       Making plans to do something. Eg, arranging where and when to meet.           _________________
7.       Making an invitation. Asking someone to go somewhere.                         _________________
8.       Largest ticket gate at the entrance/exit in a train station.                  _________________
9.       A movie about a love affair or relationship between two people.               _________________
10.      A movie which makes us laugh.                                                  _________________
Unit 5

hungry (adj) How you feel when you want to or need to eat.
vegetarian (n) A person who does not eat any kind of meat.
fast food (n) Food which is always available and prepared quickly. Eg, hamburgers and fries.
meal (n) Breakfast, lunch or dinner. Usually means several courses of food like, like in a restaurant.
boring (adj) Something or someone that is dull and not interesting. Makes you feel tired.
healthy (adj) Someone who is well and not sick. Also, some kind of food or exercise which is good for
               your body.
greasy (adj) Something which has too much grease. Food which is fatty or oily, and therefore not so healthy.
favourite (adj) Something you like the most, or prefer to other things. Eg, the movie you like best.
prefer (vt) To like or want one thing more than something else.
rather (adv) To like or want one thing more than something else. Okay?
agree (v) To have the same opinion about something as somebody else.
popular (n) Something that is liked by many people. Eg, a popular movie.
scary (adj) Describes something that makes us feel nervous or afraid/frightened.
programme (n) A show on the television or radio. Also, a book which gives details of a performance.
furious (adj) Very very angry.
pushed (to push) (v) Press against something or someone to move it/them.
rebound (v) To spring back, like in basketball when the balls comes back from the board.
shout (v) To say something very loudly. To speak in a loud or angry voice.
injured. (vt) Having some kind of physical damage to your body.
remember (v) To recall something. Bring something back to mind that you had forgotten.
homeless (adj) A person or animal who doesn't have any kind of home to live in.
dark (adj) With little or no light. Hard to see in, like at night time.
alone (a) By yourself. Without any other person or thing near to you.

From the feelings vocab box.

angry (adj) Feeling annoyed with someone or something. Usually because of an insult or a wrong.
jealous (adj) Feeling unhappy and bitter because someone has something that you don't have, or can do
              something that you can't.
excited (adj) Feeling happy and enthusiastic about something that is happening now or will soon happen.
lonely (adj) Feeling alone and sad. Missing other people.
upset (adj) Feeling unhappy, disappointed and emotionally down because of something that has happened.
worried (adj) Feeling anxious or concerned about something that has happened or will happen.
bored (adj) Feeling tired and irritated because something or someone is dull and uninteresting.
nervous (adj) Feeling worried or frightened about something. Eg, before making a speech.
interested (adj) Giving attention and time to something because of curiosity or enjoyment.
proud (adj) Feeling pleased or satisfied about something that you own or have done.
relaxed (adj) Feeling comfortable. Not under any pressure or stress.
frightened (adj) A feeling of fear or worry. The same meaning as 'afraid' and 'scared'.
disappointed (adj) Feeling unhappy because something was not as good or satisfying as expected.
satisfied (adj) Feeling pleased or contented about something that you have done or has happened.
amused (adj) How you feel when you see or hear something funny or entertaining.
scared (adj) A feeling of fear or worry. The same meaning as 'afraid' and 'frightened'.
disgusted (adj) How you feel when you see, hear or smell something horrible and unpleasant.
surprised (adj) How you feel when something that you didn't expect suddenly happens.

recently (adv) Something that happened or that you did not long ago.
shoulder (n) The part of you that joins your arm to your body.
typhoon (n) From the Japanese word. A violent tropical storm with strong winds and rain.
terrible (adj) Something very unpleasant or scary which makes you feel uncomfortable.
air turbulence (n) Extremely strong winds or air currents that you feel sometimes when flying.
horror movie = A movie that scares you and makes you feel nervous.
make a speech = To give a talk or presentation to a large group of people.
at the moment = Right now. At the present time.


Teacher vocabulary test

1.      Feeling comfortable. Not under any pressure or stress.                          _________________
2.      To say something very loudly. To speak in a loud or angry voice.                _________________
3.      To have the same opinion as somebody else about something.                      _________________
4.      How you feel when you want to or need to eat.                                   _________________
5.      Feeling alone and sad. Missing other people.                                    _________________
6.      Feeling worried or frightened about something.
        Eg, before making a speech.                                                     _________________
7.      To give a talk or presentation to a large group of people.                      _________________
8.      To recall something. Bring something back to mind that you
        had forgotten.                                                                  _________________
9.      Someone who does not eat any kind of meat.                                      _________________
10.     Feeling tired and irritated because something or someone is dull and
        uninteresting.                                                                  _________________
Unit 6

request (vt) To ask for something, or to ask somebody to do something.
server (n) The person who assists or brings things to customers, like in a shop or restaurant.
customer (n) The person who buys goods or services. Eg, in a shop or restaurant.
dessert (n) The sweet course eaten at the end of a meal. Eg, chocolate cake.
order (v) To make a request to receive something. Eg, to ask for food in a restaurant.
plain rice (n) Ordinary white rice without anything added to it.
noodles (n) Strips of pasta. Like in ramen, soba or udon.
Tom Yam Kung (n) The name of a spicy soup in Thailand.
basil (n) The name of a herb which is often used in cooking.
mild (adj) Lightly flavoured food. Not strong or spicy in taste.
oyster (n) A kind of shellfish from the sea. Often eaten raw in Japan. Pearls grow in their shells.
oyster sauce (n) A salty tasting sauce made from oysters. Often used in Thai or Chinese cooking.
seafood (n) Any kind of fish or shellfish from the sea which is eaten as food.
booking (to book) (v) To arrange to keep something available for later use. Eg, a theatre ticket or hotel room.
guest (n) The person who receives services at a hotel, restaurant etc. Also, a visitor to your house.
arriving (to arrive) (v) To reach the place you are going to.
dollars (n) The money of the United States. Also Australia and New Zealand.
incuding To include (vt) To add something to something else, or make it a part of something.
waitress/waitor (n) A woman/man who serves food and drinks in a restaurant or bar.
explain (v) To make the meaning of something clear to another person.
favor/favour (n) An act of kindness toward another person.
prepare (v) To make something ready for later use or action.
manual (n) A book that contains instructions on how to do something or use a machine.
bring (v) To move something or someone to you from another place.


Teacher vocabulary test

1.       Lightly flavoured food. Not strong or spicy in taste.                   ______________________
2.       The person who serves or assists customers, like in a shop or
         restaurant.                                                             ______________________
3.       To make the meaning of something clear to another person.               ______________________
4.       A woman/man who serves food and drinks in a restaurant.                 ______________________
5.       To make a request to receive something. Eg, food in a restaurant.       ______________________
6.       An act of kindness toward another person.                               ______________________
7.       The person who receives services at a hotel, restaurant etc.            ______________________
8.       To make something ready for use or action.                              ______________________
9.       Ordinary white rice without anything added to it.                       ______________________
10.      To ask for something, or to ask somebody to do something.               ______________________
Unit 7

opinion (n) The view or belief that you have about a certain topic or issue.
agree (v) To have the same opinion or belief about something as somebody else.
disagree (v) To have a different opinion or belief about something to somebody else.
totally disagree (v) To have a very different opinion or belief about something to somebody else.
completely disagree (v) To have a very different opinion or belief about something to somebody else.
partially agree (v) To have a similar, but not the same opinion or belief about something as somebody else.
drama (n) A serious story written for television, theatre or cinema.
original (adj) Something completely new or different. Not copied from, or the same as anything else.
stupid (adj) Lacking intelligence. Silly, or time wasting.
pay (v) To give someone some money for goods or services.
crazy (adj) Not thinking like normal people. Not sensible or logical. Eg, a crazy idea.
waste (v) To use something carelessly. Eg, to waste time or money.
mean (v) To show or represent an idea or feeling. What you want to say.
sure (adj) When you are sure about something, and you completely believe that it is true or right.
unsure (adj) When you are unsure about something, and you cannot completely believe it is true or right.
magic (n) Means some kind of trick or illusion which makes impossible things seem real.
lie (n) A statement which is not true.
ghost (n) The spirit of someone who has died and is still seen by living people.
photo (n) Short form of photograph.
real (adj) Something that actually exists and is not just our imagination.
UFO (n) Unidentified Flying Object. A spaceship from an alien planet.
reason (n) The cause for us to think or believe something. How we explain our opinions.
ugly (adj) Not good to look at. For people it means not handsome or beautiful.
cell phone (n) Short for 'cellular phone'. Another name for mobile phone.
old-fashioned (adj) Something that belongs in the past and not fashionable in the present.
hate (v) To really strongly dislike somebody or something. The opposite of love.
freeter (n) Japanese slang word for person who chooses to work only part -time.
salary (n) The money you get paid each week or month for working.
insurance (n) The money you receive from your company if you are sick and cannot work.
bonus (n) Extra money which is added to your normal salary as a reward.
curriculum (n) The group of subjects taught in a place of education.
different (adj) Not the same as something or somebody else. Eg, a different opinion.
major (n) The subject that a college or university student specialises in. Your main subject.

Teacher vocabulary test

1.       The group of subjects taught in a place of education.             ______________________
2.       The money you get paid each week or month for working.            ______________________
3.       Not good to look at. For people it means not handsome or beautiful. _____________________
4.       To give someone some money for goods or services.                 ______________________
5.       The cause for us to think or believe something. How we explain
         our opinions.                                                     ______________________
6.       The view or idea that you have about a topic or issue.            ______________________

7.       To have a different opinion or belief about something as
         somebody else.                                                          ______________________
8.       The spirit of someone who has died and is still seen by living
         people.                                                                 ______________________
9.       Short for 'cellular phone'. Another name for mobile phone.              ______________________
10.      A statement which is not true.                                        ______________________

Unit 8

advice (n) An opinion about what somebody else should do.
suggest (vt) To tell somebody an idea or possible choice of action for them to think about doing.
ad (n) Short for advertisement. An announcement in a newspaper, or on radio or TV. Eg, for a job.
resume (n) A summary of your education and work experience to show to an employer.
embassy (n) The office of a foreign country in the city. Eg, the British embassy in Tokyo.
weight (n) The amount (in kilos) that a person is. Eg, I weigh 70 kilos.
exercise (n) Physical exercise which helps to keep you fit and healthy. Or, like in your book. an
            activity to practice what you learn.
foreign (adj) Something from or in a country that is not your own.
foreigner (n) Somebody who comes from a country that is not your own.
positive (adj) To be confident, optimistic and focus on good things rather bad things.
confident (adj) To believe in your own knowledge or ability. Believe things will work out well.
accept (v) To take something that is offered to you, like advice, or perhaps a gift.
refuse/decline (v) To not take (say no to) something that is offered to you, like advice, or a gift.
hiring (to hire) (v) Employ somebody for a job. To rent something for a period of time.
decorate (v) To make something more attractive/beautiful by adding to it or changing it.
mood (n) The way you feel at any time. Eg, in a good bad (happy). In a bad mood (perhaps angry).
possible (adj) Means that something can be done or could happen in the future.
turkey (n) A large bird that is very popular for eating at Christmas time.
present (n) Something that you give to someone to celebrate an occasion. Eg, a birthday present.
embarrassing (adj) Something that causes you to feel ashamed or uncomfortable.
abroad (adv) Something or someone which is in another country than your own.
hoped (to hope) (vt) To have a wish that something will be true or will happen in the future.
Cairo, Alexandria, luxor = Famous cities in the country of Egypt.
temple (n) A building used for worshipping. eg, a Bhudist temple.
tomb (n) A grave. Place where people are put to rest after they die.
pyramids (n) Very big tombs with a square base and triangular sides. Especially found in Egypt.

overnight train = A train that travels all through the night and arrives in the morning.
sound and light show = A night time show using lights and a recorded voice at a sightseeing place.
you're welcome = What you can say when people thank you for something. It means you were happy to
                  help.

1.       Something or someone which is in another country than your own.             ___________________
2.       Something that causes you to feel ashamed or uncomfortable.                 ___________________
3.       Somebody who comes from a country that is not your own.                     ___________________
4.       To take something that is offered to you, like advice, or perhaps a gift.   ___________________
5.       To tell somebody an idea or possible choice of action for them to
         think about doing.                                                          ___________________
6.       A grave. A place where people are put to rest after they die.               ___________________
7.       To be confident, optimistic and focus on good things rather bad things.     __________________
8.       Means that something can be done or could happen in the future.             ___________________
9.       Employ somebody for a job. To rent something for a period of time.          ___________________

				
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