Sunday, February 24, 2013

Speaking Phrases Unit 7

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Write a sentence using your assigned phrase.

We should probably...
Don't you think we ought to...
Let's just...
It seems to me...
Look at it this way...
If we...then...
If we were...

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ELENA
Look at it this way, I´m sure you would like to know the truth about what happened.

BERTA
It seems to me easier to go to work than stay at home.

JOSE D.
Don't you think we ought to buy tickets for the king´s cup final?
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English Vocabulary Unit 7

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Quizlet Games






behind bars
in prison
colleague
co-worker
fundamental
an essential part, basic
get away with
not be caught or punished when you have done something wrong
illegal
against the law
imprison
put in jail
legitimate
lawful, rightful; reasonable;, justifiable
offense
a crime less serious than a felony
outrageous
shocking
punish
make someone suffer because they have done something wrong or broken the law
pickpocket
a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places
gray area
an intermediate area; unclear
red alert
the most urgent warning to be ready for an emergency
as white as a sheet
looking pale, because of illness, strong emotion
on the black market
sold in a way that is not legal
the black sheep of the family
very different from others, less respected
see red
become very angry
abduct
take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

accomplice
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime

apprehend
take into custody

capture
capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

charge
file a formal charge against

conduct an investigation
to direct or take part in the operation or management of an observation or study by close examination and systematic inquiry

disorderly conduct
disturbing public peace

hold up
rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat

kidnap
take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

kidnapper
people who steal someone away for ransome

law enforcement officials
police

mastermind
plan and direct (a complex undertaking)

prankster
someone who plays practical jokes on others

rob
take something away by force or without the consent of the owner

terrorize
fill with terror

troublemaker
someone who deliberately stirs up trouble

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Sunday, February 10, 2013

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

English Vocabulary Unit 6

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Exercises and Games







catch on
(v.) become popular; understand
come up with
(v.) to think of; to produce.
an idea / a plan / a suggestion etc.

cut back on
(v.) reduce
figure out
(v.) find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of

find out
(v.) get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
get ahead
(v.) succeed
give up
(v.) stop maintaining or insisting on
go under
(v.) go bankrupt or out of business
hand in
(v.) submit work or school work
lay off
(v.) dismiss, usually for economic reasons
pass over
(v.) bypass (as for a promotion)
set up
(v.) make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
stick with
(v.) not change something / stay near someone / not be forgotten / continue with something difficult or unpleasant
take off
(v.) leave; remove clothes
get away
escape potentially unpleasant consequences
get back to
respond to a contact / respond when you know the answer / start doing something again after an interruption
get by
come to terms or deal successfully with
get into
become involved or interested / become involved in something bad or criminal / be accepted or admitted / become or be accepted as a member / start a habit or way of acting or behaving / be small enough to wear something / criticise
goof off
waste time doing nothing important
got behind
to lag or linger behind
opportunity in disguise
an opportunity that is not readily seen as so
come around
change one's position or opinion
have butterflies in stomach
to be nervous
so to speak
in a manner of speaking
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English Vocabulary Unit 5

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Practice and Games










devoted
dedicated
document
record in detail
evidence
information and facts that help prove something
incident
a single distinct event
witness
someone who sees an event and reports what happened
authority
an expert whose views are taken as definitive


out of the ordinary
adj. unusual or striking.

can't tell apart
can't distinguish
run into
meet by chance
premises
land and the buildings that are on it
whereabouts
the general location where something is
outskirts
outlying areas (as of a city or town)
stranded
left behind or in a helpless situation
sought
looked for
vanish
disappear suddenly


adopt
take into one's family
seemingly
apparently
twist of fate
unplanned events that has a big impact on the future
inexplicable
incapable of being explained or accounted for
intuition
instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
malfunction
a failure to function normally
observe
observe with care or pay close attention to
previous
Earlier; happening before
routinely
regularly, frequently, typically
speculate
Form a theory or conjecture about a subject without firm evidence.
trigger
an act that sets in motion some course of events
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