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Vocabulary Building

Vocabulary Building

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4 English: Vocabulary Building
Upstream Upper-intermediate Unit 1 Find words from the passage on P. 14-15 which have similar meanings to the words on the right-hand column. Words 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Synonym able to be reached large or of noticeable amount Someone whose job is to change what someone else is saying into another language extremely large: someone who advises people on a particular subject extremely large in size or degree a person who is a customer, client, or paying guest enclosing having the real or original meaning of a word or phrase the state of being near in space or time believing that something is very important and giving a lot of time and energy to it a wide road

Fill in the blanks with the words above. You may have to change the tenses and part of speech. 1. Your job as the doorman is to simply grip the door handle, pull, step aside and let the _____________ in. 2. She even spends her weekend in her office. She’s completely _____________ to her work. 3. The fire caused _____________ damage to the church. 4. With a little imagination, music can also provide a/an ____________ for learning. 5. My dad had bid $500,000 for a/an _____________ wooden statue, decorated in ivory and gold. Yet, he was scolded by my mum for there was not enough space in my house to accommodate it. 6. The best thing about the location of the house is its ______________________ to the town centre. 7. The resort is easily _____________ by road, rail, and air. 8. This war was responsible for _____________ millions of deaths.

1. 8. This war was responsible for _literally___ millions of deaths. 5. 8. Yet. 4. or paying guest enclosing having the real or original meaning of a word or phrase the state of being near in space or time believing that something is very important and giving a lot of time and energy to it a wide road 10. step aside and let the __patron___ in. he was scolded by my mum for there was not enough space in my house to accommodate it. 2. interpreter 4. decorated in ivory and gold. 7. colossal consultant immense patron inclusive literally Synonym able to be reached large or of noticeable amount Someone whose job is to change what someone else is saying into another language extremely large: someone who advises people on a particular subject extremely large in size or degree a person who is a customer. She even spends her weekend in her office. dedicated 12. The best thing about the location of the house is its ___proximity__________ to the town centre. 6. My dad had bid $500. and air. 7. 5. pull. rail. client. . proximity 11.000 for a/an __colossal___ wooden statue. music can also provide a/an ___avenue_____ for learning. You may have to change the tenses and part of speech. 9. accessible 2. She’s completely ___dedicated_ to her work. considerable 3. 6. The fire caused __considerable____ damage to the church. avenue Fill in the blanks with the words above. The resort is easily ___accessible by road.ANS Words 1. With a little imagination. Your job as the doorman is to simply grip the door handle. 3.

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