Wordlist: Things in the classroom - List 2

 

1. Wordlist

  • chair
    • chair, chairs[tʃɛə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an item of furniture used to sit on or in comprising a seat, legs, back, and sometimes arm rests, for use by one person
    • Example:
      • All I need to weather a snowstorm is hot coffee, a warm fire, a good book and a comfortable chair.
  • desk
    • desk, desks(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a table, frame, or case, usually with sloping top, but often with a flat top, for the use of writers and readers
    • Example:
      • Every pupil has his or her own desk in this classroom.
  • table
    • table, tables[ˈteɪbəl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an item of furniture with a flat top surface raised above the ground, usually on one or more legs
    • Example:
      • Several books were on the table.
  • paper
    • paper[ˈpeɪpə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sheet material used for writing on or printing on, usually made by draining cellulose fibres from a suspension in water
    • Example:
      • Take out some paper, we're going to write a test today.
  • piece of paper
    • piece of paper(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • You'll need more than one piece of paper for the exam.
  • book
    • book, books[bʊk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge, containing printed or written material, pictures, etc.
    • Example:
      • She opened the book at page 37 and began to read aloud.
  • textbook
    • textbook, textbooks[ˈtɛkst.bʊk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a coursebook, a formal manual of instruction in a specific subject, especially one for use in schools or colleges
    • Example:
      • Everyone take out your textbooks, please!
  • dictionary
    • dictionary, dictionaries[ˈdɪkʃən(ə)ɹi](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a reference work with a list of words from one or more languages, normally ordered alphabetically and explaining each word's meaning and sometimes containing information on its etymology, usage, translations and other data
    • Example:
      • Have you got your dictionary with you?
  • workbook
    • workbook, workbooks['wɜːkbʊk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a book used by a student in which answers and workings may be entered besides questions and exercises
    • Example:
      • In this course we won't use the workbook.
  • folder
    • folder, folders[ˈfəʊldə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an organiser that papers are kept in, usually with an index tab, to be stored as a single unit in a filing cabinet
    • Example:
      • I keep all my schoolwork in a yellow folder.
  • reader
    • reader, readers['riːdə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a book of additional texts and exercises to accompany a textbook
    • Example:
      • I need the reader to do my homework.
  • flashcard
    • flashcard, flashcards['flæʃkɑː(ɹ)d](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a card used to aid memorisation, one side of the card contains data of one kind, or a question, and the other side contains the associated response which one wants to memorize
    • Example:
      • To learn new vocabulary I use flashcards.
  • exercise book
    • exercise book, exercise books(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a booklet for students, containing either problems and exercises or blank pages for writing answers
    • Example:
      • Tomorrow you'll need your textbooks and your exercise books.
  • sellotape
    • sellotape(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sticky tape, typically white
    • Example:
      • Please bring sellotape, glue and scissors to art class tomorrow.
  • glue
    • glue[ɡluː](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sticky substance used to stick something to something else
    • Example:
      • Please bring sellotape or glue and scissors to art class tomorrow.
  • stapler
    • stapler, staplers[ˈsteɪ.plə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device which binds together sheets of paper by driving a thin metal staple through the sheets and simultaneously folding over the ends of the staple against the back surface of the paper
    • Example:
      • Do you have a stapler?
  • hole punch
    • hole punch, hole punches(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a tool that is used to make holes in stationery for ease of filing
    • Example:
      • Without a hole punch I cannot put the sheets into a folder.
  • scissors
    • scissors[ˈsɪzəz](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a type of tool used for cutting thin material, consisting of two crossing blades attached at a pivot point in such a way that the blades slide across each other when the handles are closed
    • Example:
      • You'll need a pair of scissors to cut out your drawing.
  • diary
    • diary, diaries[ˈdaɪəri](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a calendar or appointment book
    • Example:
      • They kept separate diaries. His was on paper and her diary was on her computer's hard drive.
      • Synonym(s):
        journal
  • ring binder
    • ring binder, ring binders(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a folder in which punched pieces of paper may be held by means of clamps running through the holes in the paper
    • Example:
      • I usually don't use ring binders to keep my paper in.
  • screen
    • screen, screens[skriːn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the informational viewing area of electronic output devices
    • Example:
      • There's a scratch on the computer screen.
  • computer
    • computer, computers[kəmˈpjuːtə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a programmable device that performs mathematical calculations and logical operations, especially one that can process, store and retrieve large amounts of data very quickly
    • Example:
      • Sometimes the teacher takes his class to the computer room.
  • laptop computer
    • laptop computer, laptop computers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a portable computer that is small enough and light enough to be used on one's lap
    • Example:
      • Many students bring their laptop computers to university.
  • CD player
    • CD player, CD players(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an electronic device that plays compact discs
    • Example:
      • The classroom is equipped with a computer, a whiteboard, an overhead projector and a CD player.
  • compact disc
    • compact disc, compact discs(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an optical disc used to store data, for example music
    • Example:
      • Something is wrong, the CD player won't play this compact disc.
      • Synonym(s):
        CD
  • calculator
    • calculator, calculators[ˈkæl.kjə.leɪ.tə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a mechanical or electronic device that performs mathematical calculations
    • Example:
      • The pupils are not allowed to use a calculator during an exam.
  • compass
    • compass, compasses[ˈkʌm.pəs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device for drawing circles
    • Example:
      • Sometimes we need a compass in our math class.
  • bin
    • bin, bins[bɪn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a container for rubbish or waste
    • Example:
      • The bin is usually in the corner of the classroom.
      • Synonym(s):
        dustbin, garbage can, trash can (AE)
 

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        bin
        a container for rubbish or waste
        computer
        a programmable device that performs mathematical calculations and logical operations, especially one that can process, store and retrieve large amounts of data very quickly
        compact disc
        an optical disc used to store data, for example music
        hole punch
        a tool that is used to make holes in stationery for ease of filing
        desk
        a table, frame, or case, usually with sloping top, but often with a flat top, for the use of writers and readers
        sellotape
        a sticky tape, typically white
        workbook
        a book used by a student in which answers and workings may be entered besides questions and exercises
        CD player
        an electronic device that plays compact discs
        ring binder
        a folder in which punched pieces of paper may be held by means of clamps running through the holes in the paper
        piece of paper
        folder
        an organiser that papers are kept in, usually with an index tab, to be stored as a single unit in a filing cabinet
        diary
        a calendar or appointment book
        flashcard
        a card used to aid memorisation, one side of the card contains data of one kind, or a question, and the other side contains the associated response which one wants to memorize
        laptop computer
        a portable computer that is small enough and light enough to be used on one's lap
        book
        a collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge, containing printed or written material, pictures, etc.
         
         
         

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        CD
        an optical disc used to store data, for example music
        dictionary
        a reference work with a list of words from one or more languages, normally ordered alphabetically and explaining each word's meaning and sometimes containing information on its etymology, usage, translations and other data
        ring binder
        a folder in which punched pieces of paper may be held by means of clamps running through the holes in the paper
        workbook
        a book used by a student in which answers and workings may be entered besides questions and exercises
        compass
        a device for drawing circles
        stapler
        a device which binds together sheets of paper by driving a thin metal staple through the sheets and simultaneously folding over the ends of the staple against the back surface of the paper
        CD-Player
        an electronic device that plays compact discs
        table
        an item of furniture with a flat top surface raised above the ground, usually on one or more legs
        screen
        the informational viewing area of electronic output devices
        paper
        a sheet material used for writing on or printing on, usually made by draining cellulose fibres from a suspension in water
        desk
        a table, frame, or case, usually with sloping top, but often with a flat top, for the use of writers and readers
        diary
        a calendar or appointment book
        glue
        a sticky substance used to stick something to something else
        reader
        a book of additional texts and exercises to accompany a textbook
        flashcard
        a card used to aid memorisation, one side of the card contains data of one kind, or a question, and the other side contains the associated response which one wants to memorize
         
         
         
         
         

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