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In this unit you can learn words from the following categories:
 
 

Word List: Action verbs

 

 
 
  • read
    • read, read, read[riːd](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to look at and interpret letters or other information that is written
    • Example:
      • Have you read this book?
  • draw
    • draw, drew, drawn[dɹɔː](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to produce a picture with pencil, crayon, chalk on paper, cardboard, ...
    • Example:
      • She drew a beautiful picture of a tree.
  • paint
    • paint[peɪnt](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to create an image with a substance that is applied as a liquid or paste that adds colour to an object
    • Example:
      • Peter wants to paint the wall green.
  • fish
    • fish[ˈfɪʃ](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to try to catch fish or to find something else in water
    • Example:
      • She went to the river to fish for trout.
  • listen to music
    • listen to music(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • She always listens to music when she's at home.
  • sing
    • sing, sang, sung[sɪŋ](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to produce harmonious sounds with one’s voice
    • Example:
      • I sing in the school choir.
  • dance
    • dance[dɑ:ns](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to move your body to music
    • Example:
      • Julia often goes out to dance.
  • play the piano
    • play the piano(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • He plays the piano very well.
  • surf the internet
    • surf the internet(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • At work, she surfs the internet regularly to find specific information.
  • play
    • play[pleɪ](verb)
    • Definition:
      • an activity for amusement or an individual's performance in a sport or a game
    • Example:
      • The little boy loves to play with his toys.
  • play on the computer
    • play on the computer(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Our children are only allowed to play on the computer for 1 hour per day.
  • play cards
    • play cards(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • When the family meet, they play cards together.
  • watch TV
    • watch TV(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • In the evening he usually watches TV until he falls asleep.
  • hike
    • hike[haɪk](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to walk along a hiking trail, especially a long walk through nature, usually without overnight camping gear
    • Example:
      • They don't like to hike, they rather run.
  • swim
    • swim, swam, swum[swɪm](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to move through water, without touching the bottom
    • Example:
      • For exercise, we like to swim laps around the pool.
  • sail
    • sail[seɪl](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to ride in a boat, especially a sailboat, through the water
    • Example:
      • I've never sailed the ocean before!
  • row
    • row[ɹəʊ](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to propel (a boat or other craft) over water using oars
    • Example:
      • She started to row on a team.
  • ski
    • ski[ski](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to move on skis over snow
    • Example:
      • I am looking forwartd to the winter because I love to ski.
    • exercise[ˈɛk.sə.saɪz](verb)
    • Definition:
      • being physically active to improve strength and fitness
    • Example:
      • To win the race, they have to exercise every day.
    • train[treɪn](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to practise an ability
    • Example:
      • She trained seven hours a day to prepare for the Olympics.
 
 
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Word List: Farm animals

 

 
 
  • donkey
    • donkey, donkeys['dQNkI](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a domestic animal, similar to a horse, with long ears, which was often used as a working animal
    • Example:
      • Donkeys have a notorious reputation for stubbornness.
  • horse
    • horse, horses[hɔː(r)s](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a hoofed mammal which people ride for recreation or transport
    • Example:
      • A cowboy's best friend is his horse.
  • pony
    • pony, ponies[ˈpōnɪ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small horse with a specific conformation and temperament
    • Example:
      • Ponies are generally considered intelligent and friendly, though sometimes they are also described as stubborn or devious.
  • cow
    • cow, cows[kaʊ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a female bovine or more generally a large domestic animal raised as livestock for meat (beef and veal), as dairy animals for milk and as draught animals
    • Example:
      • Some cows are white and brown.
  • bull
    • bull, bulls[bʊl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the uncastrated adult male of domesticated cattle
    • Example:
      • The bull looks threatening.
  • pig
    • pig, pigs[pɪg](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a pink mammal having cloven hooves, bristles and a nose adapted for digging
    • Example:
      • The farmer kept a pen with two pigs that he fed from table scraps and field waste.
  • sheep
    • sheep, sheep[ʃiːp](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a rather white animal raised for fleece, meat (lamb, hogget or mutton) and milk
    • Example:
      • A sheep's wool is the most widely used of any animal.
  • chicken
    • chicken, chickens['tʃɪk.ɪn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a bird, a domesticated fowl, primarily kept by humans as a source of food, consuming both their meat and their eggs
    • Example:
      • Chickens are one of the most common and widespread domestic animals.
  • calf
    • calf, calves[kɑːf](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a young cow or bull
    • Example:
      • Look, the calf is so cute!
  • goat
    • goat, goats[gəʊt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a ruminant mammal, related to the sheep, used for their milk, meat, hair, and skins over much of the world
    • Example:
      • Goats prefer to browse on shrubbery and weeds, more like deer than sheep, preferring them to grasses.
  • lamb
    • lamb, lambs[læm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a young sheep, of up to one year of age
    • Example:
      • Some people like to eat lamb.
 
 
 
 

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