4000 Essential English Words, Volume 1

4000 Essential English Words, Volume 1

Paul Nation

Language: English

Pages: 197

ISBN: 2:00299412

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

4000 Essential English Words is a six-book series that is designed to focus on practical high-frequency words to enhance the vocabulary of learners from high beginning to advance levels. The series presents a variety of words that cover a large percentage of the words that can be found in many spoken or written texts. Thus, after mastering these target words, learners will be able to fully understand vocabulary items when they encounter them in written and spoken form.
Each unit presents 20 words which are defined and used in sample sentences. The activities in the books are designed to present the words in different uses so that learners can fully see how they can be utilized. Also at the end of each unit there is a story whch contains the unit's target words to give learners further examples of the words in use. Each level properly prepares the learner for the next which progressively challenges the learner with more sophisticated vocabulary and stories.

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wanted to take him home. But Simon was happy. He gave them a long speech about life. He said he wanted to stay. He liked his new, simple life more than his old life. Answer the questions. 1. What is this story about? a. b. c. d. How the captain of a ship explored foreign places How a lawyer stayed alive alone on an island Why a man and a woman went on an international trip Why it is a good policy to worry about social problems 2. Why does Simon not stay on the boat? a. b. c. d. The staff do

something well d. to think someone is good 9. mean a. not short c. big or important b. to get more d. not kind 10 . assign a. to want more b. give c. to tell someone to do something d. having a lot of money Fill in the blanks with the correct words from the word bank. WORD BANK major advertise vote competition skills 1. Ifyou___________something widely, everyone will know about it. 2. Ifyou have a ___________problem, you might need more help. 3. I want to be in the___________to show that

mother’s husband J J grandmother (grandma) ■ father (dad) mother (mom) J uncle aunt COLORS red PIN K pink GREEN green T L IM E G R E E N ► BLU E I m lime green teal blue NAVY navy Y EL LO W yellow purple brown BEIGE beige orange white black gray I Index o above................ 182 academy 98 accept............... so a ch ie ve ..... 122 across.............. actual 92 ..........134 actually *•*■164 a d van ce 140 advantage ......... 38 adventure........ 14

butterfly could not escape from the cage. r face tfeis] v. If you face a problem, you deal with it. -*•My sister and I have to find a better way to face our differences. r follow [falou] v. To follow means to go behind someone and go where they go. -♦The little boy followed his mother home. r fright [frait] n. Fright is the feeling of being scared. -»She was filled with fright. r ghost [goust] n. A ghost is the spirit of a dead person. -*•Many people are afraid of ghosts. r

individual [indavid3ual] n. An individual is one person. -» Only one individual could win the bicycle race. r pet [pet] n. A pet is an animal that lives with people. — Out of all my pets, the dog is my favorite. r reach Dttj] v. To reach means to arrive at a place. -* I was happy to finally reach my destination. r return [ritsrn] v. To return is to go back to a place. -* I was happy to return home to my mom after school. r survive [sarvaiv] v. To survive is to stay alive. -*My dog

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