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New Headway Advanced Italian wordlist

Unit 1 What makes us human?


STARTER
dismayed
adj
comb
v
trolley
n
cold callern

/dsmed/
/km/
/trli/
/kld kl(r)/

slam
v
attempt
n
awkward
adj
affectionate
adj

/slm/
/tempt/
/kwd/
/feknt/

You could tell she was dismayed at the result of the game.
My daughter loves to comb her hair.
Put the milk in the trolley and lets go to the queue.
I was a bit rude to a cold caller last night. Why do they call
so late to sell you something?
Why did you slam the phone down?
I finally passed my driving test on the third attempt.
There was an awkward silence when Jim walked in.
He was such an affectionate child.

sconcertato, sbigottito [Svizzera]


pettinare
carrello
operatore di call center

No one doubts her intellectual capacity.


Have you read the works of Einstein?
Our ability to control fire contributed to a reduction in tooth
and gut size.
I tried to repair my car but I didnt have the right tool.
He was a paradox he was so friendly and so mean at the
same time.
Sheila appeared in her first commercial when she was only
an infant.
They found him naked and disoriented.
These complex tools enable us to control the environment.
What do you think of the new TV series so far?
Some species thrive while others fail.
It didnt really change things, but it was a symbolic act
of peace.
My granddad is a very religious man always concerned
with spirituality.
Humans have a sense of empathy we understand other
peoples feelings.
Humans have a sense of morality.
Our forebears made the first stone tool more that 2.5
million years ago.
Her new business has started to flourish.
I found the truth perplexing. I didnt know what to make
of it.
The human trait that sets us apart the most from the
animal kingdom is our brains.
Our brains set us apart from other animals.

capacit
opere
intestino

Gorillas are one of the largest primates in the


animal kingdom.
Humans dont have the largest brains relative to body size.
Havent you met her parents yet?
I had to be able to think on my feet and come up with
alternative plans very quickly.
Walking fully upright is a humans chief mode
of locomotion.
It may sound odd, but flying is actually the safest mode
of transport.
Walking is a humans chief mode of locomotion.
Walking upright frees our hands up for using tools.
He injured his pelvis while dancing.
This very puzzling question remains unanswered.
Remember to keep the right posture when you work at
a computer.

regno animale

sbattere
tentativo
impacciato, strano [Svizzera]
affettuoso

READING AND SPEAKING


capacity
n
works
n pl
gut
n

/kpsti/
/wks/
/t/

tool
n
paradox
n

/tul/
/prdks/

infant
n

/nfnt/

naked
adj
enable
v
so faridiom
thrive
v
symbolic
adj

/nekd/
/nebl/
/s f/
/rav/
/smblk/

spirituality
n

/sprtulti/

empathy
n

/empi/

morality
n
forebears
n pl

/mrlti/
/fbez/

flourish
v
perplexing
adj

/flr/
/ppleks/

trait
n

/tret/

set (something)
apart
v
animal kingdomn

/set pt/

relative toadj
yet
conj
think on your feet

/reltv t/
/jet/
/k n j(r) fit/

chief
adj

/tif/

mode ofn

/md v/

locomotion
n
free upv
pelvis
n
puzzling
adj
posture
n

/lkmn/
/fri p/
/pelvs/
/pzl/
/pst/

idiom

/nml kdm/

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strumento, utensile [Svizzera]


paradosso
infante
nudo
permettere
finora
prosperare
simbolico
spiritualit
empatia
moralit
antenati
fiorire, prosperare [Svizzera]
sconcertante
tratto
differenziare

rispetto a
ancora
decidere su due piedi
principale
metodo di
locomozione
liberare
bacino, pelvi [Svizzera]
sconcertante
postura

New Headway Advanced (fourth edition) Italian wordlist1

precisely
adv

/prsasli/

Nobody knows precisely when or where language originated.

trace
n
gesture
n
vocal
adj
status
n
function
n
territorial
adj
unite
v
stir
v
imply
v
dexterity
n

/tres/
/dest(r)/
/vkl/
/stets/
/fkn/
/tertril/
/junat/
/st(r)/
/mpla/
/deksterti/

feat ofn
rely onv
transmission
n
put our heads
together
idiom
anticipate
v
reproduce
v
social bondn
ensure
v
ape
n
follicle
n

/fit v/
/rla n/
/trnzmn/
/pt (r) hedz
te(r)/
/ntspet/
/riprdjus/
/sl bnd/
/n(r)/
/ep/
/flkl/

digest
v

/dadest/

There was no trace of evidence at the scene.


She raised her hands in a gesture of despair.
Many species communicate with vocal sounds.
Hes used to having a high social status.
Whats the main function of music?
Some neighbours get involved in territorial disputes.
Music is said to unite social groups.
That book is sure to stir your emotions.
Do you want to imply that I shouldnt be here?
My brother has manual dexterity and is very good at
fixing things.
This tunnel is a brilliant feat of engineering.
As babies, we rely entirely on our parents.
There is a high risk of transmission of the disease.
We must put our heads together and come up with
a solution.
It was impossible to anticipate such a culture shock.
Most animals reproduce until they die.
Apes often imitate each other to create a social bond.
Grandparents can ensure the success of their families.
An orangutan is an ape, not a monkey.
A follicle is a small hole in your skin that your hair grows
out of.
Some fatty foods are difficult to digest.

con precisione, precisamente


[Svizzera]
traccia
gesto
vocale
posizione
funzione
territoriale
unire
suscitare
insinuare
destrezza
impresa di
dipendere da
trasmissione
collaborare, unire le forze
prevedere
riprodursi
legame sociale
garantire
scimmia antropomorfa
follicolo
digerire

LANGUAGE FOCUS
make upv
blush
v

/mek p/
/bl/

anthropologist
n
all alongidiom
pop roundv, coll

/nrpldst/
/l l/
/pp rand/

check
v
fencing
n
put (somebody)
down
v
kick yourselfidiom

/tek/
/fens/
/pt dan/
/kk jself/

Human brains make up only 2.5% of our body weight.


My son was quite shy and he would always blush when he
talked to strangers.
Sue works as an anthropologist at the British museum.
I cant believe Martha has been lying to us all along.
Ill pop round my grannys tomorrow to see how shes
getting on.
I always check my emails first thing in the morning.
Fencing can be a dangerous sport. You use swords after all!
I hate it when she puts people down like that. I think shes
just insecure.
I forgot her birthday I could kick myself!

flatter
v
peaky
adj
fall forv

/flt(r)/
/piki/
/fl f(r)/

Dont flatter yourself! Youre not that good.


Youve been looking a bit peaky recently are you OK?
He thinks all women fall for his charm.

costituire, rappresentare
arrossire
antropologo
fin dallinizio, sempre
fare un salto da
controllare
scherma
denigrare (qualcuno)
prendersi a schiaffi, calci
[Svizzera]
illudersi, vantarsi
smunto
innamorarsi di, essere attratto da
[Svizzera]

VOCABULARY AND LISTENING


buggy
n
work outv

/bi/
/wk at/

I take my child everywhere in a buggy.


I work out regularly in order to keep fit.

lie-in
n

/la n/

I was so tired that I had a lie-in this morning.

pot bellyn
swot
v

/pt beli/
/swt/

teeter
v
high heelsn pl
insomnia
n
satchel
n

/tit/
/ha hilz/
/nsmni/
/stl/

Many old men have a pot belly their stomachs stick out.
I must really swot for the exams this term. I need to get
good marks.
Girls often teeter the first time they wear high heels.
She likes wearing high heels.
I suffer from insomnia so Im always tired at work.
Wait! Youre leaving your school satchel behind!

playdate
n
sleepover
n

/pledet/
/slipv/

My daughter has a playdate this afternoon at Julies house.


Our son had a sleepover at his friends place last night.

nappies
n pl

/npiz/

Its not fair to say that I never change our babys nappies.

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passeggino
fare attivit sportiva, esercitarsi
[Svizzera]
lazione di stare a letto fino a
tardi
pancione, pancetta [Svizzera]
sgobbare sui libri
barcollare, vaccilare [Svizzera]
tacchi alti
insonnia
borsa a tracolla, cartella
[Svizzera]
incontro per giocare
lazione di dormire a casa di
qualcuno
pannolini

New Headway Advanced (fourth edition) Italian wordlist2

rather
adv
pick a fightidiom
portly
adj
crawl
v

/r(r)/
/pk fat/
/ptli/
/krl/

Shes rather tall for her age.


I was an unruly child always ready to pick a fight.
Hes a rather portly man. He should go on a diet.
My baby started to crawl when she was six months old.

merely
adv

/mli/

For me, it isnt merely a job, its a way of life.

unwillingly
adv
sigh
v
ballad
n

/nwlli/
/sa/
/bld/

He went to school unwillingly.


Hearing her sad news made me sigh.
The singer wrote a beautiful ballad for his daughter.

woeful
adj
mistress
n
oath
n
shift
v

/wfl/
/mstrs/
//
/ft/

nose
n
manly
adj
scene
n
eventful
adj
oblivion
n

/nz/
/mnli/
/sin/
/ventfl/
/blvin/

It was such a sad story a woeful tale of broken romance.


Can you see that girl over there? Thats Davids mistress.
I had to take an oath before I joined the club.
I often shift my weight from one foot to the
other impatiently.
Careful! Your nose is bleeding!
This actor has got a big, manly voice.
The last scene of the play is my favourite.
It was a strange and eventful story.
As she grew old and sick, she fell into oblivion.

piuttosto
attaccare briga, litigare [Svizzera]
robusto, corpulento [Svizzera]
gattonare, andare a gattoni
[Svizzera]
meramente, semplicemente
[Svizzera]
controvoglia
sospirare
canzone popolare, ballata
[Svizzera]
triste, doloroso [Svizzera]
amante
giuramento
spostare
naso
maschile, virile [Svizzera]
scena
movimentato
oblio

THE LAST WORD


gutted
adj

/td/

mean the world

/min wld/

blow (somebody)
away
idiom
hectic
adj

/bl we/

get atv

/et t/

pull the other one


get through tov

/pl (r)
wn/
/et ru t/

thrilled to bitsidiom

/rld t bts/

keep upv
fuss
n
graze
n
bleed
v
lot
n
couch potaton, coll
lose itidiom

/kip p/
/fs/
/rez/
/blid/
/lt/
/kat ptet/
/luz t/

adoration
n
anxiety
n

/dren/
/zati/

boastfulness
n

/bstflns/

curiosity
n

/kjristi/

disappointment
n

/dspntmnt/

fury
n
gratitude
n

/fjri/
/rttjud/

indignation
n
sarcasm
n
irritation
n
modesty
n
astonishment
n

/ndnen/
/skzm/
/rten/
/mdsti/
/stnmnt/

idiom

idiom

/hektk/

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I was gutted when they got married. I was still in love


with her!
How could you think I would do that to you! You mean the
world to me!
They always blow me away with their generosity
and kindness.
Im sorry I didnt return your calls it has been such a
hectic week.
Stop criticizing him. I hate it when you get at people
like that.
You got promoted? Pull the other one!

sconvolto

Have you spoken to Tim lately? I havent been able to get


through to him.
My sons exam results were so good I was thrilled to bits.

mettersi in comunicazione con

It was hard to keep up the good work. We were exhausted.


Dont make such a fuss. It was only a joke.
Dont worry about it, its only a graze. Youll be fine.
He cut himself superficially and didnt bleed.
I dont like the look of that lot on the corner.
Im not a couch potato I just like watching TV!
He would often totally lose it and start yelling at us without
a good reason.
Matt felt pure adoration for his girlfriend.
It is normal to experience high levels of anxiety
during exams.
She said she was emphasizing her strong points but I think it
was just boastfulness.
Children are full of curiosity. They ask a thousand
questions per minute!
He felt great disappointment when he heard about
the defeat.
She screamed in fury.
I felt such gratitude when they offered to help us that I
almost cried.
Tom left the room full of indignation and anger.
Thats exactly what we need, he said with sarcasm.
Irritation is one of the side effects of sleep deprivation.
He accepted his reward with modesty.
To my astonishment, she behaved as if nothing
had happened.

essere tutto, rappresentare il


mondo [Svizzera]
sorprendere (qualcuno),
impressionare [Svizzera]
frenetico
dare contro
non ci credo, non attacca

molto contento/soddisfatto,
eccitato [Svizzera]
continuare
confusione
abrasione
sanguinare
individuo
pantofolaio
perdere la calma
adorazione
ansia
presunzione, vanagloria
[Svizzera]
curiosit
delusione
rabbia, furia [Svizzera]
gratitudine
indignazione
sarcasmo
nervosismo
modestia
stupore

New Headway Advanced (fourth edition) Italian wordlist3

reassurance
n

/rirns/

I always felt reassurance from my parents.

rassicurazione

Librarians have a love of all things literary.


The director likes to choreograph the actors entrances and
exits himself.
The baby is sleeping so please tap on the door gently when
you arrive.
We have told him the truth, but he refuses to
acknowledge it.
What makes you think hes in want of a wife?
I know you are mad at her now, but when all is said and
done, it isnt really a big deal.
Dementia is a condition that affects behaviour and memory.
They were talking for hours but the core of the question
remained unanswered.
She seemed nice at first, but she was rotten and dishonest.
The vase was full of brackish water from the
weeks-old flowers.
I could hear the roll of drums in the distance.
I could hear muffled voices from the next room.
I love the lacing in your dress.
The lacing on the bodice of your dress is exquisite.
Many aristocrats died on the scaffold during the
French Revolution.

letterario
curare la coreografia

commediografo, drammaturgo
[Svizzera]
istinto

Unit 2 In so many words


STARTER
literary
adj
choreograph
v

/ltrri/
/krirf/

tap
v

/tp/

acknowledge
v

/knld/

in want ofidiom
when all is said
and doneidiom
dementia
n
core
n

/n wnt v/
/wen l z sed nd
dn/
/dmen/
/k(r)/

rotten
adj
brackish water

/rtn/
/brk wt(r)/

roll
n
muffled
adj
lacing
n
bodice
n
scaffold
n

/rl/
/mfld/
/les/
/bds/
/skfld/

n, coll

bussare piano
riconoscere
alla ricerca di
tutto considerato
demenza
centro, nocciolo [Svizzera]
disonesto, corrotto [Svizzera]
acqua stagnante
rullo
smorzato
merlettatura, pizzo [Svizzera]
corpino, corsetto [Svizzera]
patibolo

READING AND LISTENING


playwright
n

/plerat/

Jasmina Reza is a popular playwright.

instinct
n

/nstkt/

honour
n
editor
n

/n(r)/
/edt(r)/

cart
n
screen
n
act
n
transcribe
v
flower-girl
n
Cockney
n

/kt/
/skrin/
/kt/
/trnskrab/
/fla l/
/kkni/

phonetics
n
phonology
n

/fnetks/
/fnldi/

condescending
adj

/kndsend/

apprehensive
adj

/prhensv/

haughty
adj

/hti/

underprivileged
adj
articulate
adj
cocky
adj, coll
straightforward
adj

/ndprvldd/
/tkjult/
/kki/
/stretfwd/

nave
adj
compassionate
adj

/naiv/
/kmpnt/

take (something)
in
v
go overv
strain
n

/tek n/

Sometimes there is no right or wrong answer. You just have


to follow your instinct.
It was an honour to receive such a prestigious prize.
If you want your manuscript published, you have to send it
to an editor.
Jake still uses a cart to go to town.
Some writers adapt their own novels for the screen.
The first act of the play wasnt very compelling.
Are these the recordings you would like me to transcribe?
She worked as a flower-girl at Covent Garden.
He was born and lives in East London, so yes, you could call
him a Cockney.
Learning phonetics may help you speak the language better.
My brother is studying phonology at university. Hes
learning about the speech sounds of English.
Hes a good boy, but so condescending. He always thinks hes
the best.
You dont need to be apprehensive about the future.
Everything will be fine.
I cant stand haughty people who think they are better than
the rest.
He came from an underprivileged background.
I love to hear her talk shes so articulate.
Dont be so cocky we all need help sometimes!
Tim is very straightforward. If theres a problem, he will let
you know.
Dont be so nave. Hes trying to take advantage of you.
If you want to be a social worker you must
be compassionate.
She pretends to listen, but she doesnt take anything in.

/ v(r)/
/stren/

Go over your exams before you hand them in.


Working ten-hour shifts is quite a strain.

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onore
editore
carretto
cinema
atto
trascrivere
fioraia
Cockney
fonetica
fonologia
borioso
apprensivo
altezzoso
svantaggiato
eloquente
presuntuoso
schietto, diretto [Svizzera]
ingenuo
compassionevole
capire
rileggere
sforzo

New Headway Advanced (fourth edition) Italian wordlist4

show (somebody)
up
v
jot downv

/ p/

Please show Mrs Griffin up to the living room.

/dt dan/

saucy
adj
come tov

/ssi/
/km t/

genteel
adj
dirt
n
have the face to

/dentil/
/dt/
/hv fes t/

take it or leave it

/tek t (r) liv t/

Did you manage to jot down the address? He said it


so quickly.
Hes very good at making saucy remarks.
The ring that should have come to me when my grandma
died has disappeared.
Her up-bringing was genteel.
Her clothes were covered in dirt.
He didnt have the face to show up at the party after being
so rude to everyone.
Im not cooking anything else, so take it or leave it.

flattery
n
pass off asv, coll

/fltri/
/ps f z/

constitute
v
high-society
adj
impressionable
adj
spirits
n pl
do (somebody) in

/knsttjut/
/ha ssati/
/mprenbl/
/sprts/
/du n/

become ofv
throat
n

/bkm v/
/rt/

straw
n
pinch
v, coll

/str/
/pnt/

snigger
v
mythology
n
sculpt
v
diphtheria
n

/sn(r)/
/mldi/
/sklpt/
/dfri/

belief
n

/blif/

idiom
idiom

v, coll

Some people easily fall for flattery.


The police found a stack of fake money the fraudster had
tried to pass off as real.
This kind of behaviour doesnt constitute a criminal offence.
The book tells a story of a high-society love affair.
Hes already 20, but behaves like an impressionable kid.
He was in unusually high spirits.
Do you think it was murder? Who would want to do her in?
What became of that boyfriend you used to have?
He walked out of the concert with a sore throat from all
the singing.
Ive just bought lots of straw to feed the horses.
Somebody managed to pinch my aunts hat. She cant find
it anywhere.
Dont snigger! Its quite a serious problem.
He knows so much about Greek mythology.
Hes a painter, he didnt sculpt this statue.
My Aunt Berna survived diphtheria when she was a
little child.
It is my belief that they killed her.

accompagnare (qualcuno)
di sopra
annotare
sfacciato
arrivare a, essere dato a
signorile
sporcizia
avere la sfrontatezza / il coraggio
di
prendere o lasciare
lusinga
spacciare per
costituire
dellalta societ
suggestionabile, influenzabile
umore
fare fuori (qualcuno), uccidere
(qualcuno) [Svizzera]
succedere a
gola
paglia
rubare
ridacchiare
mitologia
scolpire
difterite
convinzione

LANGUAGE FOCUS
vehemently
adv

/vimntli/

awfully
adv
severely
adv
sorely
adv
blindingly
adj

/fli/
/sv(r)li/
/sli/
/blandli/

She was accused of the robbery, but she vehemently


denied it.
Im awfully sorry about this. It was a misunderstanding.
The car was severely damaged in the crash.
Im sorely tempted to emigrate somewhere warm.
Its blindingly obvious that hes in love with you.

eagerly
adv
bitterly
adv
desperately
adv
virtually
adv
fatally
adv
tatty
adj

/ili/
/btli/
/desprtli/
/vtuli/
/fetli/
/tti/

She eagerly accepted the food.


She cried bitterly when I told her my sister had left for good.
She desperately asked for help.
Its virtually impossible to get tickets for the premiere.
My granddad was fatally injured in the war.
Poor Eliza was shabbily dressed in a tatty old coat and hat.

treacherous
adj

/tretrs/

subject
n
longingly
adv
deliberately
adv
spy
n
imposing
adj
terraced housen
wholemeal
adj
impressionist
n
crop
v
divine
adj
revolting
adj
furtively
adv

/sbdekt/
/lli/
/dlbrtli/
/spa/
/mpz/
/terst has/
/hlmil/
/mprenst/
/krp/
/dvan/
/rvlt/
/ftvli/

We would have been here earlier but the driving conditions


were treacherous.
Whats your opinion on the subject of eco-food?
The children looked at the ice cream longingly.
I think shes deliberately avoiding me.
He worked as a foreign spy during the Cold War years.
Paris is full of beautiful and imposing buildings.
She lived in a terraced house all her life.
Have you tried this recipe for wholemeal bread?
Claude Monet was a famous impressionist.
I need to crop my hair tonight.
Those jeans are divine!
I find the smell of cigars revolting.
He looked furtively over his shoulder.

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con veemenza
terribilmente
gravemente
fortemente
assolutamente, chiaramente
[Svizzera]
con entusiasmo
amaramente
disperatamente
praticamente
mortalmente
in cattivo stato, malridotto
[Svizzera]
insidioso, pericoloso
argomento
con desiderio
deliberatamente
spia
imponente
villetta a schiera
integrale
impressionista
rasare
divino
disgustoso, rivoltante [Svizzera]
furtivamente

New Headway Advanced (fourth edition) Italian wordlist5

sneak outv
the coast is clear

/snik at/
/ kst z kl(r)/

He managed to open the drawer and sneak out her photo.


He made sure the coast was clear and proceeded to escape.

tirare fuori furtivamente


la via libera

slab
n
humdrum
adj
dreary
adj
docile
adj
glamorous
adj
alas
exclamation

/slb/
/hmdrm/
/drri/
/dsal/
/lmrs/
/ls/

tavoletta
noioso, monotono [Svizzera]
tetro, uggioso [Svizzera]
docile
affascinante, prestigioso
ahim

inevitable
adj

/nevtbl/

mumble
v
confess
v

/mmbl/
/knfes/

be flooded with

/bi fldd w/

derelict
adj
tarnish
v
fade
v
Lothario
n

/derlkt/
/tn/
/fed/
/lri/

slyly
adv
stride
n
bleach
v
utterly
adv

/slali/
/strad/
/blit/
/tli/

I always keep a slab of chocolate in my drawer.


He led a humdrum existence with no fun or surprises.
It was a dreary winters day.
Shes a very docile child very easy to control.
She managed to get a glamorous job in the film industry.
Im ready to take on more responsibility, but alas my talents
are wasted.
And here came the inevitable question: When are you two
getting married?
I heard her mumble something quietly.
It took them two hours to make her confess that she had
taken her dads car without permission.
I cant meet you today. Im flooded with emails I have
to answer.
This neighbourhood has been derelict for years.
Gold doesnt tarnish easily and remains shiny.
The colour from the curtains was starting to fade.
Ben is the office Lothario. I think hes dated every woman
in the office.
He smiled slyly. Im sure he knows more than he says.
He walks with a long stride.
Whats the best way to bleach a blouse?
I was utterly disgusted when I heard about his behaviour.

arched
adj
dimple
n
hunk
n

/tt/
/dmpl/
/hk/

vulnerable
adj
weedy
adj

/vlnrbl/
/widi/

idiom

idiom

His eyebrows are perfectly arched.


He gets a dimple when he smiles.
Im not surprised women find him attractive. Hes quite
a hunk.
He looks vulnerable, but hes a very strong boy.
I was very weedy as a teenager.

inevitabile
borbottare
confessare
essere sommerso di, essere pieno
di [Svizzera]
abbandonato
annerirsi, ossidarsi
sbiadirsi
dongiovanni
allusivamente
passo
candeggiare
completamente, totalmente
[Svizzera]
arcuato, inarcato [Svizzera]
fossetta
bel pezzo duomo, fusto
[Svizzera]
vulnerabile
allampanato, magro [Svizzera]

VOCABULARY AND DICTIONARIES


say the wordidiom
by word of mouth

/se wd/
/ba wd v ma/

Just say the word and Ill do it.


The news spread by word of mouth.

from the word go

/frm wd /

I liked her from the word go.

get a word in
edgeways
idiom
have the last word

/et wd n
edwez/
/hav lst wd/

My mum is so talkative its difficult to get a word


in edgeways.
He always has to have the last word in an argument.

inserirsi nella conversazione

a man of few words

idiom
affair
n

/ mn v fju
wdz/
/fe(r)/

un uomo di poche parole

breathe a word

/bri wd/

buzzword
n

/bzwd/

lost for wordsidiom


funny
adj
eat your words

/lst f(r) wdz/


/fni/
/it j(r) wdz/

not mince your words

/nt mns j(r)


wdz/
/kant help/
/prtl n/
/nt n min
v wd/

I dont think that chatty man youre describing is him. Hes a


man of few words.
Have you heard? Apparently, Matt is having an affair with
a married woman.
Come on! Tell me your secret. I wont breathe a word
to anyone.
A buzzword often becomes so popular that it ends up losing
its original meaning.
It is such a generous offer. Im lost for words.
That joke he told was awfully funny.
And you said I couldnt do it! Now you have to eat
your words!
Hes very outspoken and does not mince his words.
I cant help laughing when I look at this picture.
She tends to prattle on about unimportant things all day.
Trust you again? You dont know the meaning of the word!

non potersi trattenere dal


parlare a vanvera
non conoscere il significato della
parola, non sapere quello che
si dice [Svizzera]
avere una possibilit
selfie
Che stupido!

idiom
idiom

idiom

idiom

idiom
idiom

cant helpidiom
prattle onv
not know the
meaning of the
word
idiom
stand a chanceidiom
selfie
n
More fool me!idiom

/stnd tns/
/selfi/
/m(r) ful mi/

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You lack experience for the job. You dont stand a chance.
Ive just uploaded my latest selfie.
You got the job! I didnt think you would. More fool me!

dare lordine/lapprovazione
oralmente, per passaparola
[Svizzera]
fin dallinizio

avere lultima parola

relazione, avventura [Svizzera]


aprir bocca
parola di moda
senza parole
divertente
rimangiarsi quanto detto
non usare giri di parole

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/sl/

There wasnt a soul at the park and I sat alone on a bench.

anima (viva)

appoint
v
the Middle Agesn

/pnt/
/ mdl edz/

nominare
il Medioevo

manor housen
graveyard
n
hitchhiker
n
take overv
virus
n
explore
v

/mn has/
/revjd/
/ht hak(r)/
/tek v(r)/
/vars/
/kspl(r)/

Id like to appoint her chair of the meeting.


Ballads were a popular form of verse during the
Middle Ages.
Many horror films are set in a manor house.
My granny was buried in this graveyard.
I wouldnt pick up a hitchhiker if I travelled alone.
In the movie, some aliens threaten to take over the world.
She plays a doctor who tries to find a cure for a lethal virus.
I was eager to explore the wider world.

Dont be such a pedant and stop correcting people as


they speak.
I already answered the question. Please dont insist.
Dont be such a busybody. What hes up to doesnt
concern you.
It is considered bad English to split your infinitives.
He carefully selects every word he writes. Hes a
literary craftsman.
Whether we do it now or later is of no consequence.

pignolo, pedante [Svizzera]

Have you been to that new chic restaurant on 5th Street?


You dont need to answer. It was a rhetorical question.

chic
domanda retorica

Steer clear of him. Hes a trouble maker.


At the end of the day, he will have to face the truth.

stare alla larga da


in fin dei conti, alla fine
[Svizzera]
evitare (qualcosa/qualcuno)
come la peste

soul
n

SPEAKING

maniero
cimitero
autostoppista
conquistare
virus
esplorare

THE LAST WORD


pedant
n

/pednt/

insist
v
busybody
n

/nsst/
/bzibdi/

split
v
craftsman
n

/splt/
/krftsmn/

of no consequence

/v n
knskwns/
/ik/
/rtrkl
kwestn/
/st(r) kl(r) v/
/t end v
de/
/vd lak
ple/

idiom
chic
adj

rhetorical question

steer clear ofv


at the end of the day

idiom

avoid (something/
somebody) like the
plague
idiom
clich
n

Shes been avoiding me like the plague since we had


that argument.

insistere
ficcanaso
dividere
artista
di nessuna importanza

/klie/

You dont believe that, do you? Its just an


old-fashioned clich.

stereotipo, clich [Svizzera]

/fsli/
/st at/

She looked at me fiercely when I mentioned him.


Come on you two. Stop complaining and sort out
your differences.

con aria feroce


appianare

It is quite an interesting fashion trend.


I think prices have reached their peak.
We are working so hard and still making so little progress.
What do you know about the issue of inequality in
the workplace?
I estimate a 10% increase in sales this year.
Surprisingly, life expectancy has decreased slightly in
recent years.
The number of literate people in the world today has
increased dramatically.
The proportion of the worlds population living in extreme
poverty has increased.
She lived in extreme poverty as a child.
Sadly, many people around the world live in
extreme poverty.
Money wouldnt make me significantly happier.
Many donors wish to remain anonymous.
Americas median family income has increased by 85%
since 1957.
We have to start looking at the issue of income redistribution.

tendenza, trend [Svizzera]


valore massimo
progresso
problema, questione [Svizzera]

NARRATIVE WRITING
fiercely
adv
sort outv

Unit 3 Enough is enough?


STARTER
trend
n
peak
n
progress
n
issue
n

/trend/
/pik/
/prres/
/u/

estimate
v
life expectancyn

/estmet/
/laf kspektnsi/

literate
adj

/ltrt/

proportion
n

/prpn/

extreme
adj
poverty
n

/kstrim/
/pvti/

significantly
adv
remain
v
median
adj

/snfkntli/
/rmen/
/midin/

income
n

/nkm/

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

stimare
aspettativa di vita
alfabetizzato
percentuale
estremo
povert
considerevolmente
rimanere
mediano
reddito

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assessment
n
average
adj

/sesmnt/
/vrd/

debt
n

/det/

I would like to know your assessment of the situation.


The global average amount of debt per adult has increased
dramatically over the last few years.
I had a huge debt that I had to pay off.

valutazione
medio

crescita economica
una marea che sale solleva tutte
le barche
effetto di sgocciolamento verso il
basso, effetto trickle-down
fetta della torta

debito

LISTENING AND SPEAKING


economic growthn
a rising tide lifts all
boats
idiom
trickle-down effect

/eknmk r/
/ raz tad lfts
l bts/
/trkl dan fekt/

slice of the cake

/slas v kek/

relatively
adv
inequality
n

/reltvli/
/nkwlti/

Economic growth has halted.


Your business will be fine. The economy is growing and as
they say: a rising tide lifts all boats.
If big companies succeed, you will stand a better chance due
to the trickle-down effect.
Everyone wants a larger slice of the cake, but theres just
not enough.
My life hasnt been too hard, relatively speaking.
Many women are still fighting inequality in their workplace.

gap
n
delusion
n
efficiently
adv

/p/
/dlun/
/fntli/

The gap between the rich and the poor has widened.
The idea of endless economic growth is obviously a delusion.
We could use our resources more efficiently.

tax revenuen
alternative
n

/tks revnju/
/ltntv/

be hooked onv
eternal
adj
reasonable
adj
throw (something)
away
v
redistribution
n
attitude
n

/bi hkt n/
/tnl/
/riznbl/
/r we/

give upv

/v p/

The decrease in social spending is due to falling tax revenue.


Tickets for the opera have sold out. Well have to think of an
alternative for tonight.
Why are we hooked on buying so much useless stuff?
Economic growth cannot be eternal.
The price of the shares was reasonable.
It seems we never fix gadgets anymore. We just throw
them away!
We should be talking about redistribution of wealth.
Hes a brilliant student and his attitude towards work
is exemplary.
I dont think I could give up my phone.

idiom
idiom

/ridstrbjun/
/ttjud/

relativamente
disuguaglianza, ineguaglianza
[Svizzera]
divario, gap [Svizzera]
illusione
in modo efficiente,
efficientemente [Svizzera]
gettito fiscale
alternativa
essere dipendente da
eterno
ragionevole
buttare via (qualcosa)
ridistribuzione
atteggiamento
rinunciare a

LANGUAGE FOCUS
avoid
v

/vd/

living standardsn pl
stressful
adj

/lv stnddz/
/stresfl/

If you want to get promoted at work, you must avoid being


late for meetings.
Everyone here wants to increase their living standards.
Many people live stressful lives nowadays.

evitare

You should be grateful that you have so much free time.


My parents were never too strict with me.
He doesnt like attending public functions.
When I left university, I set out to work hard. And it has
paid off.
There was an element of surprise in his speech.
I donated money to the local school as payback. I got so
much out of education.
Ive decided to give away 10% of my salary every month.
There is nothing remarkable about him. Hes just a
normal guy.
You can only wear one pair of shoes at a time.
Investing money doesnt automatically lead to you falling on
hard times.
It was a tragic moment when we saw the business
shut down.
He won the lottery and went from rags to riches overnight.
They sold their house when the real estate bubble was in
full swing.
The first duty-free shops opened in the 1960s.
The lives of the wealthy can sometimes be a bit extravagant.
What do you know about poverty? Youve always
been affluent!
I was a spoilt child. I got everything I wanted.

grato
severo
funzioni pubbliche
mettersi a

tenore di vita
stressante

READING AND SPEAKING


grateful
adj
strict
adj
public functionsn pl
set out tov

/retfl/
/strkt/
/pblk fknz/
/set at t/

element ofn, coll


payback
n

/elmnt v/
/pebk/

give awayv
remarkable
adj

/v we/
/rmkbl/

at a timeidiom
fall on hard times

/t tam/
/fl n hd tamz/

tragic
adj

/trdk/

rags to richesidiom
in full swingidiom

/rz t rtz/
/n fl sw/

duty-free
adj
extravagant
adj
affluent
adj

/djuti fri/
/kstrvnt/
/flunt/

spoilt
adj

/splt/

idiom

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elemento di, fattore di [Svizzera]


restituzione, rimborso [Svizzera]
dare via, donare [Svizzera]
notevole
alla volta
passare un brutto momento
tragico
dalle stalle alle stelle
in pieno svolgimento, nel pieno
dellazione [Svizzera]
duty-free
stravagante
benestante, ricco [Svizzera]
viziato

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figure outv
run upv
strive
v
coin
n

/f(r) at/
/rn p/
/strav/
/kn/

embarrassing
adj

/mbrs/

recall
v
eccentric
adj

/rkl/
/ksentrk/

shelter
v
hardship
n
prosperous
adj

/elt(r)/
/hdp/
/prsprs/

have it toughidiom
charitable
foundation
n
philanthropy
n

/hv t tf/
/trtbl
fanden/
/flnrpi/

anonymous
adj

/nnms/

beneficiary
n
benefit
v
transform
v

/benfri/
/benft/
/trnsfm/

donate
v

/dnet/

plaque
n

/plk/

establishment
n

/stblmnt/

authorize
v
good causesn pl
trade-off
n

/raz/
/d kzz/
/tredf/

wind upidiom
modest
adj

/wand p/
/mdst/

mess around with

/mes rand w/

idiom

I cant figure out how some people can survive with so little.
How did you manage to run up so many debts?
We encouraged our children to strive for what they wanted.
I found a coin in the drawer and used it for the
vending machine.
I couldnt believe when he started shouting at the meeting. It
was embarrassing.
No matter how hard I tried I couldnt recall his name!
His behaviour might be a bit eccentric, but he usually gets
his point across.
Parents always shelter their children too much.
In times of hardship, relatives are the greatest help.
You may get the wrong impression if you only visit the
prosperous areas of the city.
I wasnt extremely poor as a child, but I had it tough.
She works for a charitable foundation and she loves it.

immaginare, capire [Svizzera]


accumulare
lottare
moneta

Our charitable organization works thanks to


private philanthropy.
Anonymous donors have given more money to
humanitarian causes than the government.
Who will be the main beneficiary of the new scheme?
Did you benefit from the latest tax decrease?
Many people have helped transform the city with
their philanthropy.
Private investors donate millions of dollars to humanitarian
causes every year.
There is a plaque in front of my house saying that a famous
person was born there.
A new educational establishment has opened in
the neighbourhood.
Did you authorize the payments?
When he died, he left all his money to good causes.
There is always a trade-off between the benefits of a drug
and the side-effects.
Im surprised he didnt wind up in prison.
During my school years, I lived on a modest budget and
I survived.
Whos been messing around with my tablet?

filantropia

inflazione
aumentare vertiginosamente
prezzi delle azioni
crollare
tasso
tasso dinteresse
fluttuare, oscillare
in generale
stabile

imbarazzante
ricordare
eccentrico, originale
proteggere
avversit
prospero
avere una vita difficile
fondazione di beneficenza

anonimo
beneficiario
beneficiare
trasformare
donare
targa
instituzione
autorizzare
buone cause
compromesso
andare a finire
modesto
armeggiare con

VOCABULARY AND SPEAKING


inflation
n
soar
v
share pricesn pl
plummet
v
rate
n
interest raten
fluctuate
v
broadly
adv
stable
adj

/nflen/
/s(r)/
/e(r) prasz/
/plmt/
/ret/
/ntrest ret/
/flktuet/
/brdli/
/stebl/

set v
rocket
v
household
n
collapse
v
plunge
v
slightly
adv

/set/
/rkt/
/hashld/
/klps/
/plnd/
/slatli/

gradual
adj
steady
adj
sharp
adj
substantial
adj

/rdul/
/stedi/
/p/
/sbstnl/

Inflation went up sharply this month.


Inflation will most likely soar to 11%.
Share prices have increased sharply.
The sale of houses will plummet next year.
Whats the interest rate today?
We bought our house at a low interest rate.
Dont be nave. Interest rates fluctuate.
Broadly speaking, Im quite content with my work.
Should I buy a house now or should I wait until interest
rates are more stable?
House prices are set to rocket again.
Will house prices rocket again, do you think?
Every second household is in debt these days.
Consumer spending is bound to collapse next year.
Stock markets often plunge during a crisis.
The number of unemployed people has decreased slightly
this term.
There has been a gradual change in the economy.
All I ask for is a steady job.
There has been a sharp fall in house prices.
There has been a substantial change in the company policy.

presumably
adv

/przjumbli/

Presumably, house prices will pick up again.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

destinatre a
salire alle stelle
famiglia
crollare
cadere a picco
leggermente
graduale
fisso, stabile [Svizzera]
brusco
considerevole, significativo
[Svizzera]
presumibilmente

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/mdlaf/

Most people I know say theyre happy in mid-life.

mezza et

movement
n

/muvmnt/

movimento

turn (something)
up
v
speed upv
cut downv

/tn p/

What happens when a social movement reaches a


tipping point?
I cant hear the music. Could you please turn it up?

trade upv
dress upv
dumb downv

/tred p/
/dres p/
/dm dan/

dress downv
boot upv
break downv
shut downv
track downv
use upv

/dres dan/
/but p/
/brek dan/
/t dan/
/trk dan/
/jus p/

live downv
wake up and smell
the coffeeidiom

/lv dan/
/wek p nd smel
kfi/

Drive carefully and dont speed up!


Well have to cut down on the amount of photocopies we
make at school.
I wouldnt trade up my phone for anything.
Are you going to dress up for the company dinner?
Dumb down the report. We need everyone to understand
the main issues.
It was a casual meeting so she decided to dress down.
This computer takes ages to boot up.
My marriage broke down.
Shut down the computer and join us for dinner.
The police managed to track down the suspect.
I had to use up all the resources to finish the task before
the deadline.
I think Ive finally managed to live that mistake down.
You live in a world of your own. You need to wake up and
smell the coffee.

let (somebody)
down
v

/let dan/

Im so sorry Ive let you down again.

going forwardv

/ fwd/

andando avanti

grow the businessv


task (somebody)v

/r bzns/
/tsk /

action
v
mission-critical
adj

/kn/
/mn krtkl/

best practicen

/best prkts/

impact (something)

/mpkt /

Going forward, we need to apply best practice throughout


this project.
We need to grow the business if we want to survive.
Im waiting for the manager to task me. I dont know what
to do yet.
Did you action my request?
I dont think shell ever get fired. Shes mission-critical for
the company.
The aim of the report is to promote best practice among
our workers.
The new bill will impact on how small businesses operate.

a win-win situation
drill downv

/ wn wn
stuen/
/drl dan/

una situazione vantaggiosa per


tutti
approfondire

radical
adj

/rdkl/

go the extra mile

/ ekstr
mal/
/v pipl hedz
p/
/kip n lup/

What do you mean a win-win situation? Ive just lost


my job.
The report doesnt look complete. You will have to drill
down a bit more.
His ideas seemed a bit radical at first, but his originality
was so welcome.
In this kind of job you need to go the extra mile to succeed.
Dont forget to give people a heads-up about the
new developments.
Could you please keep me in the loop? I want to
be informed.
Salary cuts are a tricky issue, but someone had to bring it to
the table.
We made such a wonderful team. We hit the
ground running.
In order to be creative you must think outside the box.

avvisare le persone

Dont stop working. I just wanted to touch base.


Hes new to the business, but Ill quickly bring him up
to speed.
Are the new contracts on your radar? You need to deal with
them soon.
Could you please label every item with your name?

scambiare due parole


aggiornare (qualcuno)

mid-life
n

VOCABULARY

/spid p/
/kt dan/

alzare (il volume di qualcosa)


accelerare, correre [Svizzera]
abbattere, ridurre [Svizzera]
permutare
vestirsi in modo elegante
semplificare
vestirsi in modo informale
avviarsi
fallire
respingere, spegnere [Svizzera]
scovare, rintracciare [Svizzera]
usare, esaurire [Svizzera]
farsi perdonare
aprire gli occhi e affrontare la
realt, svegliarsi e darsi una
mossa [Svizzera]
deludere (qualcuno)

THE LAST WORD

idiom

idiom

give people a
heads-up
idiom
keep (somebody) in
the loopidiom
bring (something) to
the tableidiom
hit the ground
running
idiom
think outside the box

idiom

touch baseidiom
bring (somebody) up
to speedidiom
be on (somebodys)
radar
idiom
label
v

/br t
tebl/
/ht rand
rn/
/k atsad
bks/
/tt bes/
/br p t
spid/
/bi n red(r)/
/lebl/

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

aumentare gli affari


assegnare un compito
(a qualcuno)
dare seguito a
essenziale
migliore pratica
avere un impatto (su qualcosa)

radicale
fare uno sforo in pi

tenere (qualcuno) informato


contribuire (a qualcosa),
discutere (di qualcosa)
partire in quarta
pensare in modo creativo

essere tra gli obiettivi


(di qualcuno)
etichettare

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Unit 4 Not all it seems


STARTER
eyewitness
n

/awtns/

photoshop
v

/ftp/

justified
adj

/dstfad/

harbour
n
fairy
n

/hb(r)/
/feri/

Ive been an eyewitness in a car accident. It was awful


to watch.
We just need to photoshop a few details and the picture will
be ready.
The judge found that the polices use of force had
been justified.
The boat is kept in the harbour.
I thought I saw a fairy once when I was a child.

testimone oculare

Whats the likelihood of being offered two jobs at the


same time?
She gave a detailed account of her trips.
Is the following statement true or false?
What height and build was the robber?

probabilit

I met your dad purely by chance.


She was convicted of the crime on the basis of eye witness
statements.
The congressman will appear in court tomorrow.
This case had an impact on the criminal justice system.

soltanto
base

I thought it was her who had pinched my sandwich, but I


was mistaken.
Police officers must follow strict guidelines.
I swam from the boat to the shore.
There might be a train strike tomorrow.
Thank you for the tickets. It was very thoughtful of you.
The plane was delayed due to unforeseen circumstances.

in errore

The two contestants must take it in turns to answer


the questions.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also wrote about
supernatural phenomena.
The situation is quite problematic.
My English teacher was a formative influence on me.
She completely took me in with her story.

fare a turno

It is paradoxical that some of the poorest people live in the


richest areas of the country.
If you want to solve a mystery, start by eliminating
the impossible.
My partner works as a doctor, but shes a frustrated writer.
After years of binge drinking, he became an alcoholic.
My first manager made an impression on me. Shes my
role model.
I had an uncanny feeling I was being followed.
Sherlock Holmes used deduction to solve most of his cases.
Maybe you can disguise yourself as a police officer and
sneak in there?
Houdini collapsed on stage.
When Doyle killed off Sherlock Holmes, there was a huge
public outcry.
Mikes a strong and independent spirit.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was bedridden for three years prior
to his death.
The acrobats can contort their bodies in impossible ways.

paradossale

fotoshoppare
legittimo, giustificato [Svizzera]
porto
fata

LANGUAGE FOCUS 1
likelihood
n

/laklihd/

detailed
adj
statement
n
build
n

/diteld/
/stetmnt/
/bld/

dettagliato
affermazione
corporatura

LANGUAGE FOCUS 2
purely
adv
basis
n

/pjli/
/bess/

court
n
criminal justice
system
n
mistaken
adj

/kt/
/krmnl dsts
sstm/
/mstekn/

guidelines
n pl
shore
n
strike
n
thoughtful
adj
circumstance
n

/adlanz/
//
/strak/
/tfl/
/skmstns/

tribunale
sistema giudiziario penale

linee guida
riva
sciopero
gentile, premuroso [Svizzera]
circostanza

READING AND SPEAKING


take it in turnsidiom

/tek t n tnz/

supernatural
phenomena
n pl
problematic
adj
formative
adj
take (somebody)
in
v
paradoxical
adj

/supntrl
fnmn/
/prblmtk/
/fmtv/
/tek n/

eliminate
v

/lmnet/

frustrated
adj
alcoholic
n
make an impression

/frstretd/
/lkhlk/
/mek an mpren/

uncanny
adj
deduction
n
disguise
v

/nkni/
/ddkn/
/dsaz/

stage
n
outcry
n

/sted/
/atkra/

spirit
n
bedridden
adj

/sprt/
/bedrdn/

contort
v

/kntt/

/prdkskl/

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fenomeni soprannaturali
problematico
formativo
imbrogliare (qualcuno)

eliminare
frustrato
alcolista
fare colpo
misterioso
deduzione
travestirsi
palco
protesta
spirito
costretto a letto
contorcere

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handcuffs
n pl
crate
n
medium
n
illusionist
n
so-called
adj
withstand
v
blow
n
go onv

/hndkfs/
/kret/
/midim/
/lunst/
/s kld/
/wstnd/
/bl/
/ n/

inauspicious
adj

/nsps/

sance
n

/sens/

It was easy for Houdini to escape from handcuffs.


He was carrying a crate of beer.
She says shes a medium and uses tricks to fool people.
Houdini was a famous illusionist.
This is the opinion of a so-called expert.
Nobody should have to withstand hunger.
Harry was injured by the blow.
Why did you go on with the show? You should have
cancelled it.
We had so much trouble getting the paperwork done. It was
an inauspicious start.
Have you ever been to a sance?

manette
cassa
medium
illusionista
cosiddetto
sopportare
colpo
continuare
di cattivo auspicio
seduta spiritica

LISTENING AND SPEAKING


/m/
/fend/
/kspz/
/i(r)/
/dlud/

Dont believe anything she says. Shes a sham.


I was just making a joke. I didnt mean to offend her.
She took off her glasses to expose her beautiful eyes.
Please tell me everything you know. Im eager to learn.
Dont delude yourself. The other contestant deserved to win.

ciarlatano
offendere
esporre, mostrare [Svizzera]
desideroso
illudere

grey arean

/re eri/

zona dombra

level playing field

/levl ple fild/

Exactly what can be called an offensive weapon is still a


grey area.
Sportswomen are still demanding a level playing field.

slippery slopen

/slpri slp/

brutta strada

wake-up calln
fine linen
itchy feetn

/wek p kl/
/fan lan/
/ti fit/

long shotn
raw dealn
sore pointn

/l t/
/r dil/
/s(r) pnt/

wishful thinkingn

/wfl k/

foregone conclusion
last resortn
second thoughtsn pl
saving gracen
mixed blessingn
cold feetn pl

/fn
knklun/
/lst rzt/
/seknd ts/
/sev res/
/mkst bles/
/kld fit/

baptize
v
lost causeidiom

/bptaz/
/lst kz/

final strawn
insanity
n
contract
n
document
n
temporary
adj
folder
n
hypochondriac
n

/fanl str/
/nsnti/
/kntrkt/
/dkjumnt/
/temprri/
/fld/
/hapkndrik/

She realized he was on the slippery slope towards a life


of crime.
Losing my job was a wake-up call.
There is a fine line between love and hate.
Whenever I stay in one place for more than two years I get
itchy feet.
Its a bit of a long shot, but it might be worth trying.
Older workers often get a raw deal.
Its a sore point with my parents that I havent finished
my degree.
Do you really think that is going to happen? Or is it just
wishful thinking?
Are you surprised about the result? I think it was a
foregone conclusion.
Im sorry to bother you with this, but you are my last resort.
Are you having second thoughts about the relationship?
Her eloquence is her saving grace.
Beauty can be a mixed blessing.
They were going to get married last weekend, but Sam got
cold feet and the wedding was cancelled.
Are you going to baptize your children?
I tried to convince my brother he was being tricked, but it
was a lost cause.
This is the final straw. I wont put up with him anymore!
He was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
Make sure you sign a contract before you start work.
Ive just saved a new document in my computer.
Please note this is a temporary address.
Have you saved the report in the share folder?
Theres nothing wrong with you. You are just a bit of
a hypochondriac.

The speaker introduced himself amusingly and made


everybody laugh.
They managed to smuggle a gun into the prison.
He is a stand-up comedian.
He met the Bishop of London on his latest trip.

in modo divertente

sham
n
offend
v
expose
v
eager
adj
delude
v

VOCABULARY

idiom

parit di condizioni

campanello dallarme
linea sottile
voglia di viaggiare, bisogno di
cambiare [Svizzera]
impresa difficile
trattamento ingiusto
punto dolente
pia illusione
conclusione scontata/prevedibile
ultima spiaggia/possibilit
ripensamenti
buona qualit che salva
arma a doppio taglio
mancanza di coraggio
battezzare
causa persa
lultima goccia
infermit mentale
contratto
documento
temporaneo
cartella
ipocondriaco

SPEAKING
amusingly
adv

/mjuzli/

smuggle
v
comedian
n
bishop
n

/sml/
/kmidin/
/bp/

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introdurre di frodo
attore comico
vescovo

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specimen beakern
contestant
n

/spesmn
bik(r)/
/kntestnt/

I cant find the specimen beaker. My chemistry teacher is


going to be mad.
Have you ever been a contestant on a TV show?

becher per i campioni

Do you really believe French people eat cheese everyday?


Thats just a stereotype!
The language he used was shocking with all the swearing.

stereotipo, luogo comune


[Svizzera]
parolaccia, imprecazione
[Svizzera]
mettere in pericolo

concorrente

Unit 5 Culture clashes


STARTER
stereotype
n

/steritap/

swearing
n

/swer/

endanger
v

/ndend(r)/

caution
n
speed bumpn
toll
n
licence number

/kn/
/spid bmp/
/tl/
/lasns nmb(r)/

chew
v
carcinogenic
adj

/tu/
/ksndenk/

n, coll

If you drink alcohol and then drive you endanger your own
and other peoples lives.
Drive with extreme caution. The road is slippery.
Please slow down, there are some speed bumps ahead.
Take the next exit if you want to avoid the toll road.
They have installed a new system of car licence
number recognition.
Make sure you chew your food properly.
Cigarette smoke is carcinogenic it causes lung and
throat cancer.

attenzione
dosso artificiale
pedaggio
numero di targa
masticare
cancerogeno

READING AND SPEAKING


tribe
n
urban
adj
cannibalism
n
transaction
n
administer
v
isolated
adj

/trab/
/bn/
/knblzm/
/trnzkn/
/dmnst/
/asletd/

diverse
adj
rural
adj
head-hunting
n

/davs/
/rrl/
/hed hnt/

gambit
n

/mbt/

spouse
n
choke
v
polygamy
n

/spas/
/tk/
/plmi/

frisson
n

/frisn/

spear
n
stalk
v

/sp(r)/
/stk/

wild boarn
dowry
n

/wald b(r)/
/dari/

ever-encroaching
adj

/ev(r) nkrt/

robustly
adv
concession
n

/rbstli/
/knsen/

bombard
v
kin
n
stamping groundn
venture forthidiom

/bmbd/
/kn/
/stmp rand/
/vent(r) f/

barren
adj
doll
n
broad-mindedness
n

/brn/
/dl/
/brd
manddns/
/knsenss/

consensus
n

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They met a remote tribe living in the Amazonian rainforest.


The population is always higher in urban areas.
Cannibalism is surprisingly common in the animal world.
We need to be sure that all online transactions are secure.
Is Greenland still administered by Denmark?
Its difficult to provide care for old people in isolated
rural areas.
London has an ethnically diverse population.
Rural areas often have no facilities or public transport.
Head-hunting was practised in many cultures in
historic times.
His opening conversational gambit was, Do you come here
often?.
Fill in your spouses name here on this form, please?
I didnt swallow the piece of toast properly and I choked.
Polygamy is illegal in this country so you can only have
one wife.
Inviting the famous actor added a frisson of excitement to
the party.
There were lots of Roman spears on display in the museum.
We watched the lion stalk the zebra for an hour before
it attacked.
They enjoyed hunting for wild boar in the forest.
He married a girl from a rich family because she came with
a large dowry.
Everyone sensed the ever-encroaching feeling of doom
regarding the economy.
The government defended their policies robustly.
My dad hates technology. His one concession is a mobile
phone so he can contact us.
The hotel has been bombarded with complaints.
Katherine is his kin by marriage. Shes his brothers wife.
This bar was our favourite stamping ground at university.
At 18 she was ready to leave home and venture forth into
the world.
Nothing can grow on this barren land.
I think I left my daughters doll at the park.
We should aim to promote tolerance and
broad-mindedness.
Whats the consensus, everyone? Should we go for a curry or
a pizza tonight?

trib
urbano
cannibalismo
transazione
amministrare
isolato
vario
rurale
il cacciare teste
frase per attaccare discorso
coniuge
soffocare
poligamia
brivido
lancia
avvicinarsi di soppiatto
cinghiale
dote
dilagante
vigorosamente
concessione
bombardare
parente
luogo di ritrovo
avventurarsi
arido
bambola
apertura mentale
consenso (generale)

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astounded
adj
enormity
n

/rndj(r)/
/dmnjtv
stt(r)/
/standd/
/nmti/

dutifully
adv

/djutfli/

decline
v
pinpoint accuracy

/dklan/
/pnpnt
kjrsi/
/dedd/
/ndfrnt/
/rnans/

I was impressed by the grandeur of the gothic architecture.


I was surprised by the actors diminutive stature. He looks
much taller on-screen.
I was astounded to hear that she had left the company.
I dont think you fully understand the enormity of
the problem.
They listened dutifully to their parents and did as they
were asked.
I offered to help her with her homework but she declined.
My mobile phone calculated our location with
pinpoint accuracy.
Hed been in his job for too long hes so jaded.
We cant afford to be indifferent to our customers opinions.
I refuse to renounce my beliefs.

inedible
adj

/nedbl/

Hes such a bad cook. Everything he cooks is inedible.

insult
v

/nslt/

Im not speaking to Dan anymore because he insulted


my family.

grandeur
n
diminutive stature

idiom

idiom

jaded
adj
indifferent
adj
renounce
v

splendore
bassa statura

non commestibile,
immangiabile [Svizzera]
insultare

stupefatto
immensit, enormit
[Svizzera]
obbedientemente
rifiutare
precisione millimetrica
spossato
indifferente
rinunciare

LANGUAGE FOCUS

LISTENING AND SPEAKING


log offv
intriguing
adj
stumble across

/l f/
/ntri/
/stmbl krs/

browse
v

/braz/

dedicate
v
have second thoughts

/dedket/
/hv seknd ts/

unfold
v
tick
v
low-key
adj

/nfld/
/tk/
/l ki/

courtroom
n
interpret
v
witness
n
random
adj
advent
n

/ktrm/
/ntprt/
/wtns/
/rndm/
/dvent/

pin
n

/pn/

knot
n
cabbage
n

/nt/
/kbd/

idiom

idiom

Make sure you save your work before you log off.
This project sounds very intriguing! Tell me more!
I stumbled across a box of old photos when I was clearing
the attic.
I spent three hours browsing the Internet for cheap holidays
last night.
She dedicates all her free time to helping other people.
Are you having second thoughts about the relationship?

disconnettersi
interessante, stimolante
imbattersi

The audience watched in silence as the story unfolded.


You can certainly do what you want, but the clock is ticking.
My 40th birthday party was very low-key. I only invited
10 people.
The judge came into the courtroom.
Its extremely difficult to interpret in real time.
I asked my boss to be a witness at my wedding.
A series of random events led to me meeting my wife.
Life was very different before the advent of the
mobile phone.
Dont try on the blouse yet. Theres a pin we need to
take out!
Tie the two ropes together with a knot.
I used to hate cabbage when I was a kid.

svilupparsi
ticchettare
modesto

navigare
dedicare
avere, ripensamenti

aula del tribunale


interpretare
testimone
casuale
avvento
spillo
nodo
cavolo

VOCABULARY AND LISTENING


Did your Irish cousin learn Gaelic at school?
No civilized country should allow these crimes to
go unpunished.
Rotten shark is the local delicacy.
Having your teeth whitened is becoming a routine
procedure in this country.
Most of my friends are talkative and outgoing.

Gaelic
n
civilized
adj

/elk/
/svlazd/

delicacy
n
routine procedure
outgoing
adj

/delksi/
/rutin
prsid(r)/
/atg/

smog
n

/sm/

The city council is banning traffic in the city centre in an


attempt to reduce smog.

awesome
adj US
zip coden US
rake
v US

/sm/
/zp kd/
/rek/

yard
n US

/jd/

That was an awesome movie!


Have you got her complete address including the zip code?
As a kid, I used to rake the yard every week as it was an
easy way to get pocket money.
The house comes with a yard where you can grow flowers or
even vegetables.

idiom

gaelico
civile
squisitezza
procedura di routine
estroverso, socievole
[Svizzera]
smog

THELAST WORD

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impressionante
codice postale
rastrellare
giardino

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bathrobe
n US
check
n US
freeway
n US
garbage
n US
cookie
n US
drugstore
n US

/brb/
/tek/
/friwe/
/bd/
/kki/
/drst(r)/

closet
n US
potato chipsn US
pants
n US

/klzt/
/ptet tps/
/pnts/

faucet
n US

/fst/

sidewalk
n US

/sadwk/

windshield
n US
fall
n US

/wndild/
/fl/

She put on her bathrobe and dashed out of the bathroom.


Could I get the check, please?
He got a ticket for speeding on the freeway.
Did you remember to take out the garbage?
Have a cookie! My aunt baked them.
Could you go to the drugstore and get me some
cough syrup?
Ill check the closet. There might be an old TV set there.
It is not advisable to eat potato chips before lunch.
Do you like my new pair of pants? Do they go with my blue
shirt, do you think?
Somebody has left the faucet turned on. I can hear
water leaking.
Please use the sidewalk. Roads are dangerous
for pedestrians.
Somebody has left a note on the windshield.
Fall is my favourite season.

accappatoio
conto
autostrada, superstrada
immondizia
biscotto
farmacia

They met at war and remained friends for the rest of


their lives.
I sat down to savour the moment.
The soldier uttered a cry of despair.
He shows no mercy to his enemies.
He struck me on the cheek.
They took skin from his leg for the implant.
There was one casualty in the car crash.
As a pacifist, I will never support any military intervention.
He was an anarchist during the Civil War years.

guerra

ripostiglio
patatine fritte
pantaloni
rubinetto
marciapiede
parabrezza
autunno

Unit 6 Fruits of war


STARTER
war
n

/w(r)/

savour
v
despair
n
mercy
n
strike
v
skin
n
casualty
n
pacifist
n
anarchist
n

/sev(r)/
/dspe(r)/
/msi/
/strak/
/skn/
/kulti/
/psfst/
/nkst/

assaporare
disperazione
piet
colpire
pelle
ferito, morto
pacifista
anarchico

READING AND SPEAKING


graft
n

/rft/

conscription
n

/knskrpn/

twitch
n
dress coden
debate
n

/twt/
/dres kd/
/dbet/

plastic surgeryn
sophisticated
adj

/plstk sdri/
/sfstketd/

armoured tankn
aerial
adj
bombardment
n
barbed wiren
unassuming
adj

/md tk/
/eril/
/bmbdmnt/
/bbd wa(r)/
/nsjum/

charge
n

/td/

trench
n
commander
n

/trent/
/kmnd(r)/

forces
n pl
familiar
adj
be down to
(something)

/fsz/
/fmli(r)/
/bi dan t /

medic
n
peculiar
adj

/medk/
/pkjuli(r)/

idiom

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After the accident, he needed a skin graft on his face to look


human again.
He didnt join the army voluntarily. It was
military conscription.
She has a twitch in her eye.
The army has a strict dress code.
The role of women during the Great War is still
under debate.
He underwent plastic surgery after the accident.
The computer programs we are working with are
highly sophisticated.
Armoured tanks entered the city after the siege.
The citizens are scared there might be another aerial attack.
The city came under heavy bombardment.
They found barbed wire near the trenches.
Dont be so unassuming. You did an excellent job and you
should be proud.
The general decided to make a direct charge against
the trenches.
They dug the trench in a strategic spot.
Douglas Haig acted as commander of the British forces in
France during World War I.
He joined the British forces.
I woke up to the familiar smell of coffee.
The doctor said his frequent stomach aches are down
to stress.

trapianto

He worked as a medic in the armed forces.


There was a peculiar smell I couldnt identify.

medico
particolare, peculiare [Svizzera]

reclutamento, coscrizione
[Svizzera]
tic
norme di abbigliamento
discussione
chirurgia plastica
sofisticato
carro armato
aereo
bombardamento
filo spinato
modesto
attacco
trincea
comandante
forze
familiare
essere dovuto a (qualcosa)

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proximity
n

/prksmti/

hideous
adj
gruesome
adj
traumatized
adj
digestive
adj
digestive disordern
baffling
adj
persist
v

/hdis/
/rusm/
/trmtazd/
/dadestv/
/ddestv
dsd(r)/
/bfl/
/psst/

aftermath
n
affliction
n

/ftm/
/flkn/

depot
n
clot
v
transfusion
n

/dep/
/klt/
/trnsfjun/

vein
n

/ven/

donor
n

/dn(r)/

wounded
v
vital
adj
overlook
v
screen
v

/wundd/
/vatl/
/vlk/
/skrin/

wrangle overv

/rl v(r)/

liberate
v
masculine
adj

/lbret/
/mskjln/

fly in the face of

/fla n fes v/

devastating
adj

/devstet/

automatically
adv

/tmtkli/

no longeridiom
civilian
n

/n l(r)/
/svlin/

emancipation
n

/mnspen/

civil
adj

/svl/

outbreak
n
course
n

/atbrek/
/ks/

veteran
n
fire
v

/vetrn/
/fa(r)/

pay the priceidiom


maim
v
mutilate
v
disfigure
v
coin
v
invalid
n
ease
v

/pe pras/
/mem/
/mjutlet/
/dsf(r)/
/kn/
/nvld/
/iz/

plight
n

/plat/

come aboutidiom

idiom

One of the worst aspects of going into battle is the proximity


of death.
The hideous sight made him turn his face.
He couldnt sleep after watching such gruesome images.
Traumatized soldiers had trouble adapting to civilian life.
As far as I remember, Ive always had digestive problems.
Digestive disorder was a symptom that many traumatized
soldiers shared after the war.
His behaviour was baffling. I didnt know what to make of it.
If the symptoms persist for more than a few days, then
contact your doctor.
The economy started to take off in the aftermath of the war.
After her death, his affliction was so great that he spent his
days crying.
They found an arms depot hidden in the desert.
Transfused blood wont clot if its mixed with sodium citrate.
I donated blood on the spot because he desperately needed
a transfusion.
The nurse was a bit inexperienced and had trouble finding
the vein in my arm.
John is a blood donor he donates his blood to help
other people.
He was badly wounded in action.
These documents are of vital importance. Dont lose them!
Its easy to overlook fine details in the agreement.
Doctors always screen prospective soldiers for
various diseases.
We needed to wrangle over financial issues before we made
a deal.
Did World War I really liberate women?
Many women carried out traditionally masculine jobs
during the war years.
His proposals usually fly in the face of common sense.

vicinanza
orrendo
orribile
traumatizzato
digestivo
disturbo dellapparato digerente
sconcertante
persistere
periodo successivo
sofferenza, dolore [Svizzera]
deposito
coagulare
trasfusione
vena
donatore
ferire
vitale
lasciarsi sfuggire
sottoporre a controllo, fare uno
screening [Svizzera]
mercanteggiare
liberare
maschile
sfidare, andare contro [Svizzera]
devastante

/km bat/

World War I had a devastating impact on the British


upper classes.
You dont need to take care of the heating. It switches
on automatically.
He no longer belongs to this community.
It was hard to go back to being a civilian after having
served in the army for so many years.
Historians are still debating if World War I played a part in
womens emancipation.
Its difficult to reintegrate back into civil life after serving in
a war.
The outbreak of war changed the course of his life.
Some people may argue World War II changed the course
of history.
As a war veteran, he knows many interesting stories.
The president of the company decided to fire six managers
after the restructuring.
He made a mistake, but hes surely paid the price.
Their task was to kill or maim enemy soldiers.
Every year landmines mutilate and kill innocent people.
The weapons used in the war disfigured many veterans.
People coin new terms every day to describe new realities.
He returned from war as an invalid.
He was given psychological help to ease the transition to
civilian life.
The government should help the homeless in their
desperate plight.
How did the accident come about?

/fl v jself/

I cant stand him. Hes so full of himself.

pieno di s

automaticamente
non pi
civile
emancipazione
civile
scoppio
corso
reduce
licenziare
pagare lo scotto
mutilare
mutilare
sfigurare
coniare
invalido
facilitare
condizione (difficile)
succedere

LANGUAGE FOCUS
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break outv
dump
v

/brek at/
/dmp/

He joined the army when the war was about to break out.
I cant believe hed dump me after everything I did for him.

scoppiare
mollare, scaricare [Svizzera]

The two countries agreed on a truce to provide food for


the civilians.
He was on sentry duty for the weekend and missed
the party.
We are leaving on the stroke of ten, so dont be late.

tregua

He found an old army rifle in the attic.


I think it was a very uplifting story. It made me feel good.
They decided to bury him in the local graveyard.
The government is going to conduct a survey to find out the
number of households without a TV.
You can tell its Christmas time when you start hearing
carols in every shop you go to.
The soldiers needed to update the commander on
the situation.
I used to hate all green vegetables such as cabbage when I
was a kid.
The Amish follow a strict set of rules for day-to-day living.

fucile
edificante
seppellire
effettuare, condurre [Svizzera]

LISTENING AND SPEAKING


truce
n

/trus/

sentry dutyn

/sentri djuti/

on the stroke of

/n strk v/

uplifting
adj
bury
v
conduct
v

/rafl/
/plft/
/beri/
/kndkt/

carol
n

/krl/

update
v

/pdet/

cabbage
n

/kbd/

day-to-day
adj

/de t de/

idiom
rifle
n

servizio di sentinella
al rintocco di

canto natalizio
aggiornare
cavolo
di ogni giorno, quotidiano
[Svizzera]

VOCABULARY
grave
n
cutback
n
funds
n pl
allocate
v

/rev/
/ktbk/
/fndz/
/lket/

shake-up
n
slip-up
n
restructure
v
technical hitchn

/ek p/
/slp p/
/ristrkt(r)/
/teknkl ht/

election
n
bleak
adj
merger
n
organ transplantn

/lekn/
/blik/
/md(r)/
/n
trnsplnt/
/kmbk/

comeback
n

My grandparents were buried in the same grave.


Theres likely to be a cutback in public spending.
Government funds havent been allocated yet.
We havent managed to allocate the funds yet. There might
be further cuts.
They all agreed there should be a shake-up of the system.
Sorry for the slip-up. Ill write the document again.
The management needs to restructure the company.
There was a technical hitch and we couldnt send emails for
two hours.
Do you know the outcome of the election?
Alone and jobless, he was looking at a bleak future.
There was a merger between the two companies.
There is a chance he will reject the organ transplant.

tomba
taglio
fondi
stanziare

Im not too sure I like this trend of aging bands staging


a comeback.

ritorno (sulle scene)

The test wont be too hard or too easy. Ill find a


happy medium.
I tried to reason with him but he just doesnt have a clue
what hes doing.

giusto mezzo, valido


compromesso [Svizzera]
non avere la minima idea

rilassarsi
far trasalire, spaventare
[Svizzera]
districare, sbrogliare [Svizzera]

ristrutturazione
sbaglio
riorganizzare
problema tecnico
elezione
sconfortante
fusione
trapianto dorgano

THE LAST WORD


happy mediumidiom

/hpi midim/

not have a clue

/nt hv klu/

idiom

Unit 7 Lighten up!


STARTER
lighten upv
startle
v

/latn p/
/sttl/

Come on! Lighten up and enjoy the party.


Be careful, otherwise youll startle him.

untangle
v

/ntl/

I need to untangle the cables.

READING AND SPEAKING


deceptive
adj
nagging
adj
chatter
n

/dseptv/
/n/
/tt(r)/

on the wholeidiom

/n hl/

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Dont trust appearances. They can be very deceptive.


She felt a nagging pain in her back.
Could you be quiet, please? I cant concentrate with all
this chatter.
On the whole, I agree with you.

ingannevole
fastidioso
chiacchiere
nel complesso

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savagely
adv

/svdli/

critical
adj
back offidiom
judge
v
harshly
adv
hard on yourself

/krtkl/
/bk f/
/dd/
/hli/
/hd n jself/

sing (somebodys)
praises
idiom
capitalism
n
distract
v
in the back of
(somebodys) mind

/s prezz/

hang overv

/h v(r)/

get overv
precious
adj
As if!idiom
gloomy
adj
incessantly
adv
subtly
adv
enormity
n
outcome
n

/et v(r)/
/pres/
/z f/
/lumi/
/nsesntli/
/stli/
/nmti/
/atkm/

idiom

idiom

/kptlzm/
/dstrkt/
/n bk v
mand/

Im glad they are no longer together. She was savagely


critical of him.
Some choices are critical to our future.
Back off! Theres no need to criticize everyone.
If you dont believe me, just look and judge for yourself.
Dont judge him too harshly. It could have happened to you.
The exhibition didnt go as well as you expected, but dont be
too hard on yourself.
They wouldnt sing his praises if they had known it took
him five minutes to do it.
We live in an age ruled by consumer capitalism.
Apps like these only distract you from work.
Ive got so many things in the back of my mind that I find it
hard to concentrate.

selvaggiamente, ferocemente
[Svizzera]
critico
smetterla
giudicare
aspramente
duro con te stesso

Try to solve problems when they happen or they will hang


over you.
OK so she left you. Youll soon get over it.
Consider every moment of your life as something precious.
He asked me to pay for his lunch. As if!
The future looked gloomy after their split.
She talked incessantly for two hours.
He complained subtly about his shifts.
The enormity of the problem overwhelmed him.
We are waiting to hear the outcome of the negotiations.

restare in sospeso, incombere su

It was such a gruesome sight that I lost my appetite.


Why dont you come out with us tonight?
My previous manager loved schedules, so I learnt to do
them very well.
The hotel looked so nice in the pictures, but it was a
total dump.
We used to go out with our friends every weekend. Those
were the days!
Nothing he tries seems to work. Hes a born loser.
Did you finally ask him out? Did he say yes?

appetito
uscire con
precedente

She looked at me and gave a broad smile.


She met the news of your arrival with a broad,
beaming smile.
Her smile turned into a grimace when she saw him.
His response was of defiance, not submission.
Workers used to signal their discontent by refusing to work.
She always felt at ease when surrounded by people.
I think I damaged a muscle during the match.
Are you OK? You havent opened your mouth yet!
His smile turned into a smirk when we told him the news.
That dress will really show off your figure!
Are these crows feet around my eyes? Im getting old!
Some cultural concepts cannot be translated literally into
other languages.
You look so serious in sombre colours.
A solemn or sombre person may strike us as not just bizarre
but mad.

ampio
raggiante

The meeting was put off three times.


This new trend didnt really catch on.
A football game against the managers? Bring it on!
Log off the computer before you leave.

posticipare
prendere piede
farsi sotto, dai! [Svizzera]
disconnettersi

tessere le lodi (di qualcuno)


capitalismo
distrarre
in mente a (qualcuno)

superare
prezioso
Figurati!
tetro, deprimente
incessantemente
sottilmente
immensit, enormit [Svizzera]
risultato

LANGUAGE FOCUS
appetite
n
come out withv
previous
adj

/ptat/
/km at w/
/privis/

dump
n

/dmp/

Those were the days!

/z w(r)
dez/
/bn luz(r)/
/sk at/

idiom

born loseridiom
ask (somebody) out

idiom

postaccio
Quelli erano bei tempi!
perdente nato
chiedere (a qualcuno) di uscire
insieme

LISTENING AND SPEAKING


broad
adj
beaming
adj

/brd/
/bim/

grimace
n
submission
n
signal
v
at easeadj
muscle
n
mouth
n
smirk
n
show offv
crows feetidiom
literally
adv

/rms/
/sbmn/
/snl/
/t iz/
/msl/
/ma/
/smk/
/ f/
/krz fit/
/ltrli/

sombre
adj
strike
v

/smb(r)/
/strak/

smorfia
sottomissione
segnalare
a proprio agio
muscolo
bocca
sorrisetto
mettere in risalto
zampe di gallina
letteralmente
scuro
sembrare

VOCABULARY
put offv
catch onv
bring it onidiom
log offv

/pt f/
/kt n/
/br t n/
/l f/

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carry onv

/kri n/

Carry on with your work. Ill be back in a minute.

drag onv

/dr n/

cheer (somebody)
on
v
dream onv

/t(r) n/

crack onv, coll


be rained offv

/krk n/
/bi rend f/

His lectures were interesting at first, but then they would just
drag on.
All my friends came to watch the competition to cheer
me on.
You want to travel around the world spending no money?
Dream on.
Stop chatting and crack on with your work.
The bad weather meant the game was rained off.

wear offv
lay (somebody) offv
break offv
industrial actionn
negotiation
n

/we(r) f/
/le f/
/brek f/
/ndstril kn/
/nien/

call offv
a change of heart

/kl f/
/ tend v ht/

go offv, coll

/ f/

see (somebody)
off
v
sneak up (on)v

/si f/

Dont worry about the effects of the medicine. They wear off.
The management decided to lay off half the force.
They had to break off all diplomatic relations.
Train timetables will be affected by industrial action.
The fire service strike was called off at the last minute after
industrial negotiations.
The workers decided to call off the strike.
At first she didnt want to have babies, but I think shes had
a change of heart.
Severe food poisoning usually makes people go off meat for
several weeks.
All my friends came to the airport to see me off.

/snik p /

I hate it when people sneak up on me!

verging
adv
fence offv

/vd/
/fens f/

cordon offv
semi-detached
adj
conservatory
n
seal offv
scare (something/
somebody) offv
partition (something)
off
v

/kdn f/
/semi dttt/
/knsvtri/
/sil f/
/ske(r) f/

His hair is dark brown verging on black.


A new neighbour has moved in and well have to fence off
the garden.
The police had to cordon off the crime scene.
She lived in a semi-detached house all her life.
We are having a conservatory built next to our house!
The authorities decided to seal off the whole area.
Stop asking him questions! Youre going to scare him off.

n, coll

/drim n/

continuare, andare avanti


[Svizzera]
passare lentamente, trascinarsi
fare il tifo per (qualcuno)
campa cavallo! continua a
sognare! [Svizzera]
darci sotto
sospendere/rinviare per la
pioggia
esaurirsi, svanire [Svizzera]
lasciare a casa (qualcuno)
interrompere, troncare [Svizzera]
agitazione sindacale
trattativa, negoziazione
[Svizzera]
revocare
ripensamento
rinunciare a
salutare (qualcuno) alla partenza
avvicinarsi (a qualcuno) di
soppiatto
tendente
recintare
isolare
bifamiliare
veranda
isolare
far fuggire (qualcosa/qualcuno)
per lo spavento
tramezzare (qualcosa)

/ptn f/

The builders will partition the womens changing room off


from the mens.

nothing ventured,
nothing gained

/n ventd
n end/

At least you tried. Nothing ventured, nothing gained as


they say.

chi non risica, non rosica

Keep your chin up!

/kip j(r) tn p/

Keep your chin up! Only one hour to go!

not the end of the


world
idiom
dwell onv
plaster
n
easy come, easy go

/nt end v
wld/
/dwel n/
/plst(r)/
/izi km izi /

firm
n
doom and gloom

/fm/
/dum nd lum/

league
n
turn outv
a blessing in disguise

/li/
/tn at/
/ bles n
dsaz/

So you did an interview and they didnt hire you. Its not the
end of the world.
I know you made a mistake, just dont dwell on it.
She broke her leg and shes been in plaster for a month.
Ive already spent most of my inheritance money. Easy
come, easy go.
Are you working for an engineering firm?
Despite the media reports, its not all doom and gloom
in here.
He plays squash in an amateur league.
Lets hope today will turn out to be a fine day.
Not getting into university was a blessing in disguise.

Dai coraggio! Su con il morale!


[Svizzera]
non la fine del mondo

THE LAST WORD


idiom
idiom

idiom
idiom

idiom

soffermarsi su
gesso
tanti presi, tanti spesi
ditta, azienda [Svizzera]
notizie deprimenti
campionato
scoprire, risultare [Svizzera]
male apparente da cui deriva un
bene

Unit 8 Gender matters?


STARTER
matter
n

/mt(r)/

via
prep

/va/

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If you dont mind, Id prefer not to discuss this with you. Its
a private matter.
We flew home via Frankfurt.

questione
tramite, passando per [Svizzera]

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multitasking
n

/mltitsk/

put yourself in
(somebodys)
shoes
idiom

/pt jself n
uz/

Are you good at multitasking? Most companies ask for that


ability these days.
Put yourself in her shoes. Wouldnt you do the same?

multitasking

When my father died, I had to pull my weight and become


the breadwinner.
She was completely taken aback by his anger.
We encountered turbulent weather on our flight to Paris.
Expect a learning curve in your new position.
After her dads complex operation, she was lost in
admiration for the surgeon.
The meeting will take place in the boardroom.
After years being the breadwinner, it was hard to stay at
home and become a housewife.
An air traffic controller must be able to manage
stress successfully.
She followed her sisters career path and became a pilot.

fare la propria parte

metterti nei panni di (qualcuno)

READING AND SPEAKING


pull your weight

/pl j(r) wet/

taken abackidiom
turbulent
adj
learning curven
lost in admiration

/tekn bk/
/tbjlnt/
/ln kv/
/lst n
dmren/
/bdrum/
/bredwn(r)/

idiom

idiom

boardroom
n
breadwinner
n
air traffic controller
career pathn

/e trfk
kntrl(r)/
/kr(r) p/

prejudice
n
statistics n pl
current
adj
the opposite sex

/preduds/
/sttstks/
/krnt/
/ pst seks/

bombshell
n
scan
n
stony silencen, coll

/bmel/
/skn/
/stni salns/

convulsive laughter
hands-on
adj
unfazed
adj

/knvlsv
lft(r)/
/hndz n/
/nfezd/

poky
adj
march
v
job centren

/pki/
/mt/
/db sent(r)/

pace
n
give way tov
humiliation
n
diminish
v
hilarity
n

/pes/
/v we t/
/hjumlien/
/dmn/
/hlrti/

sign onv

/san n/

hysterical
adj

/hsterkl/

We set off at a steady pace.


How rude! You should give way to other people.
The result was a humiliation for our team.
His fears will diminish when he sees a familiar face.
His appearance caused hilarity. Where did he get
those clothes?
Did you go to the job centre to sign on? You wont receive
payment otherwise.
The kids are hysterical! They are so much fun to be with.

yearn forv
crucial
adj

/jn f(r)/
/krul/

He used to yearn for the peace and quiet of the countryside.


Your help was crucial to the project.

bond
n

/bnd/

emerge
v

/imd/

coincide
v
decade
n

/knsad/
/deked/

bar
v

/b(r)/

survey
v

/sve/

Spending quality time with your kids will help you create a
strong bond with them.
Everything seemed to go smoothly until problems started
to emerge.
My partners musical taste doesnt coincide with mine.
After a decade of commitment and hard work, she was
finally promoted.
Unfair regulations used to bar women from
many professions.
Im going to survey the crowd to see what they think.

/fl n/

Please, fill in this application form and well call you.

idiom

n, coll

You only think shes terrible because of your prejudice.


Be careful with statistics. Sometimes they can be misleading.
Are you happy in your current situation?
He was extremely shy and found it hard to talk to members
of the opposite sex.
Losing my job was a bombshell.
My mum is getting a brain scan done tomorrow.
There was stony silence when our dad entered the room.
She tried to suppress convulsive laughter, which made
things even worse.
I enjoy hands-on jobs like building.
Are you sure she didnt know about the pay rise? She was
unfazed when I told her.
We sat in a poky little room and had our tea.
She would march everywhere with purpose.
How did it go at the job centre? Any job offers?

colto alla sprovvista


turbolento
curva di apprendimento
pieno di ammirazione
sala riunioni
chi mantiene la famiglia, chi
porta i soldi a casa [Svizzera]
controllore di volo
percorso professionale, carriera
[Svizzera]
pregiudizio
statistiche
attuale
il sesso opposto
notizia sconvolgente
ecografia, TAC
rigoroso silenzio, silenzio di
tomba [Svizzera]
riso convulso
manuale
imperturbato
ristretto
marciare
ufficio di collocamento, centro
per limpiego [Svizzera]
andatura, passo [Svizzera]
dare la precedenza a
umiliazione
ridurre, diminuire [Svizzera]
ilarit
iscriversi (alle liste di
collocamento)
esilarante, divertentissimo
[Svizzera]
desiderare ardentemente
determinante, fondamentale
[Svizzera]
legame
emergere
coincidere
decennio
bar, escludere [Svizzera]
sondaggio, fare un indagine su
[Svizzera]

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cabin
n
suspiciously
adv
exquisitely
adv
carve
v
marble
n
dock
v
shortcut
n

/kbn/
/sspsli/
/kskwztli/
/kv/
/mbl/
/dk/
/tkt/

take (something) into


account
idiom
allergy
n
wrist
n
pick upv

/tek nt
kant/
/ldi/
/rst/
/pk p/

reluctant
adj

/rlktnt/

The captain was in his cabin when the ship sank.


She looked at me suspiciously, then she drove away.
The house was exquisitely decorated.
They carve statues like this out of stone.
Michelangelos David was carved out of a block of marble.
The ferry is expected to dock at six.
Its a long and difficult task. I wouldnt recommend taking
a shortcut.
Take everything into account before you make a decision.
Hay fever is caused by an allergy to pollen.
I fell off the deck and twisted my wrist.
Economic growth rate has started to pick up again.
I was reluctant to go at first, but then I enjoyed the show.

cabina
in modo sospetto
raffinatamente
intagliare, scolpire (Svizzera)
marmo
attraccare
scorciatoia
prendere (qualcosa) in
considerazione
allergia
polso
recuperare, risollevarsi
[Svizzera]
riluttante

LISTENING AND SPEAKING


The manager was scathing about our performance at
the meeting.
Do you really believe women are more empathetic
than men?
Throughout the year we nurture the plants in our yard.
It is hard to solve the problem as there are so many forces
at play.
The risk is high, but by the same token theres a lot to gain.

sarcastico riguardo a (qualcosa)

With your hulking body, you could be a great rugby player.


Ive got a five-year-old daughter and a toddler. Hes just
started walking!
Hes got a voyeuristic interest in other peoples lives.
Experts applaud the new measures.

massiccio
bambino (che impara a
camminare)
voyeuristico
applaudire

/p(r) pre(r)/
/r/
/skrp/
/wel/
/wl/
/ft/
/e(r)/
/hs/
/ks/
/b/
/hl/
/skwrl/
/beri/
/vel/
/vel/
/drft/
/drft/
/wnd/
/mnts/

Many kids start smoking as a result of peer pressure.


Dont be a rash young man. Think before you speak.
I think we should scrap that idea. Its useless.
She wailed in despair.
Leaves whirl in the wind in the autumn.
We visited the remains of a Roman fort.
My dad was heir to a large fortune.
My voice was hoarse after the conference.
I cant stand his coarse manners. Hes just rude.
They tied their boat to the buoy in the harbour.
The thieves got away with a haul of antiquities.
I found a squirrel in my garden.
Birds feed on nuts and berries.
She lived near a wooded vale.
She has never lifted her veil in public.
We drew up a draft only for the interview.
I like trying local draught beer when I travel.
The wind was fiercely blowing.
I hate taking minutes in meetings.

condizionamento del gruppo


precipitoso
scartare
gemere
roteare, turbinare
forte
erede
rauco
volgare, rozzo
boa
bottino
scoiattolo
bacca
valle
velo
bozza
alla spina
vento
minuti

scorpion
n
come acrossv

/skpin/
/km krs/

chicken poxn
old-fashioned
adj
build upv
bet
v

/tkn pks/
/ld fnd/
/bld p/
/bet/

I saw a scorpion in the desert while I was on holiday.


Ive come across so many school friends after I returned
to York.
It is better to go through chicken pox when you are a child.
Am I very old-fashioned if I offer you my seat?
She had to build up her business from scratch.
I bet he was late for the appointment.

scorpione
imbattersi in, incontrare
[Svizzera]
varicella
vecchio stile, allantica [Svizzera]
costruire, creare
scommettere

scathing about
(something)
v
empathetic
adj

/ske bat /

nurture
v
at playidiom

/nt/
/t ple/

by the same token


hulking
adj
toddler
n

/ba sem
tkn/
/hlk/
/tdl(r)/

voyeuristic
adj
applaud
v

/vrstk/
/pld/

idiom

/empetk/

empatico
allevare, nutrire
in gioco
per lo stesso motivo

VOCABULARY AND PRONUNCIATION


peer pressuren
rash
adj
scrap
v
wail
v
whirl
v
fort
n
heir
n
hoarse
adj
coarse
adj
buoy
n
haul
n
squirrel
n
berry
n
vale
n
veil
n
draft
n
draught
adj
wind
n
minutes
n pl

THE LAST WORD

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ADDING STYLE AND COHESION


grand
adj

/rnd/

Their house is a bit too grand for my taste.

imponente, sontuoso [Svizzera]

Unit 9 The sound of music


STARTER
upcoming
adj
mood
n
trance
n
beam
v
devour
v
chase
v

/pkm/
/mud/
/trns/
/bim/
/dva(r)/
/tes/

outing
n

/at/

quirky
adj
indie
adj
road tripn

/kwki/
/ndi/
/rd trp/

Have you heard any tunes from their upcoming album?


The mood of the music enhances the drama in the movie.
The hypnotist put the lady in a trance.
They beam their sports broadcast around the world.
They feared the shark would devour them.
My favourite scene in the movie is when the agents chase
the main character across rooftops.
In our first outing as a romantic couple, we went to see
a musical.
He has a quirky mind and hes fun to work with.
A number of indie publishers have emerged lately.
Have you ever done a road trip with your friends?

prossimo
atmosfera
trance
trasmettere
divorare
dare la caccia, inseguire

Dont be so self-conscious about your height. Youre not


that short!
When he left the company, everything started to go haywire.

imbarazzato

Its impossible for me to play an instrument. Im totally


tone-deaf.
Luckily, the car didnt skid and we avoided an accident.

senza orecchio musicale, stonato

Theres a loose button on your shirt.


He was tired of living in a small town in a valley and
moved to the city.
Loch is the Scottish word for lake.
They cast their eyes towards the field.
The detective didnt even flinch when he looked at the
gruesome sight.
World trade in wheat is greater than for all other
crops combined.
Barley is often used for brewing beer.
The hotel overlooked a field of corn.
Dont put yourself down. It was a good deed.
Would you let your own children run wild?
The police let the protesters run riot.
Drunken teenagers run amok at the pub every week.
They have a replica of a nuclear submarine at the
navy museum.
He earned a gross annual income of $29,000.
We had roast goose for dinner.
The wind roared outside the window.
I prefer sour flavours to sweet ones.
Have you got a recipe I could use for bread dough?
The detective took a vow to help the police find
the murderer.
She was taken to the maternity ward.
Did you get training to become a security guard?
There was a wild rose bush in the garden.
We are going to the shopping centre to shop til we drop.
Would you like to join us?

allentato
valle

gita, escursione [Svizzera]


stravagante, originale
indipendente, indie
viaggio su strada

LISTENING AND SPEAKING


self-conscious
adj

/self kns/

go haywireidiom

/ hewa(r)/

impazzire

LANGUAGE FOCUS
tone-deaf
adj

/tn def/

skid
v

/skd/

sbandare

VOCABULARY AND PRONUNCIATION


loose
adj
valley
n

/lus/
/vli/

loch
n
cast
v
flinch
v

/lk/
/kst/
/flnt/

wheat
n

/wit/

barley
n
corn
n
deed
n
run wildidiom
run riotidiom
run amokidiom
submarine
n

/bli/
/kn/
/did/
/rn wald/
/rn rat/
/rn mk/
/sbmrin/

gross
adj
goose
n
roar
v
sour
adj
dough
n
vow
n

/rs/
/us/
/r(r)/
/sa(r)/
/d/
/va/

ward
n
guard
n
bush
n
shop til you drop

/wd/
/d/
/b/
/p tl ju drp/

idiom

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lago
gettare
trasalire
grano
orzo
mais, granturco [Svizzera]
atto, azione [Svizzera]
scatenarsi
scatenarsi
scatenarsi
sottomarino
lordo
oca
ruggire
acido, aspro
impasto
voto
corsia, reparto [Svizzera]
guardiano, guardia
cespuglio
fare shopping sfrenato

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meet and greet

/mit nd rit/

There was a meet and greet session after the event.

fair and squareidiom

He won the prize fair and square.


Its normal to miss your nearest and dearest when you
live abroad.
I dont like the company policy of use it or lose it holidays.

i familiari

use it or lose it

/fe(r) nd
skwe(r)/
/nrst nd
drst/
/juz t (r) luz t/

name and shame

/nem nd em/

They carried out a policy of name and shame.

svergognare

His eating habits were certainly compulsive.


I watched the doctor scrawl his signature on
the prescription.
She found a tactile pleasure in playing music.
She had a primeval urge to escape.
Im always amazed by people who feel kinship with animals
like gorillas or wolves.
Who built the pyramids remains an enigma.
I dont really enjoy theatre, but I find it tolerable.
I used to be a tomboy when I was young.
She behaved like a caged animal.
She had to be watched or she would self-harm.
The feeling of failure after the defeat was intense.
During the rainy season everyone would long for a warm
sunny day.
Before you leave, remember to fold your clothes and put
them in the drawer.
She was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

compulsivo
scarabocchiare

Our financial situation was so bad that we had to take


desperate measures.
It was hard to find an equilibrium between a demanding
job and his free time.
They tried to trap the enemy soldiers in a collapsed building.
Dont act with so much impetuosity. Take it easy.
The murder happened in broad daylight!

disperato

idiom

nearest and dearest

idiom
idiom
idiom

meet and greet (incontro


con attori, cantanti, ecc.
organizzato per fan o
giornalisti)
onestamente

che van perso se non viene usato

READING AND VOCABULARY


compulsive
adj
scrawl
v

/kmplsv/
/skrl/

tactile
adj
primeval
adj
kinship
n

/tktal/
/pramivl/
/knp/

enigma
n
tolerable
adj
tomboy
n
caged
adj
self-harm
v
intense
adj
long forv

/nm/
/tlrbl/
/tmb/
/kedd/
/selfham/
/ntens/
/l f(r)/

fold
v

/fld/

obsessive-compulsive
disorder
n
desperate
adj

/bsesv
kmplsv
dsd(r)/
/desprt/

equilibrium
n

/ekwlbrim/

trap
v
impetuosity
n
broad daylightn, coll

/trp/
/mpetusti/
/brd delat/

make sense ofidiom


retreat
v
epic
n
destiny
n
risky
adj

/mek sens v/
/rtrit/
/epk/
/destni/
/rski/

shiver
n
silhouette
n
spark
n
radiate
v

/v(r)/
/sluet/
/spk/
/rediet/

palm
n
content
adj

/pm/
/kntent/

vocation
n
howl
v

/vken/
/hal/

I cant make sense of that painting.


She tends to retreat into herself once in a while.
The movie we saw on Saturday was a historical epic.
Do you think it was your destiny to become a musician?
It was very risky going out on our own in such
violent weather.
The sight of him sent a shiver of fear down her spine.
All I could make out was the silhouette of a bulky man.
It was a spark that caused the fire.
Hes very edgy now but he used to radiate calm
and confidence.
Can you really read the lines in the palm of my hand?
I didnt think he would accept my offer, but he
seemed content.
Deciding to be a doctor was easy for me. It was a vocation.
I could hear the wolves howling in the night.

/stlz/

Our seats were at the front row of the stalls.

tattile
primordiale
parentela, affinit [Svizzera]
enigma
tollerabile
maschiaccio
chiuso in gabbia
compiere atti di autolesionismo
intenso
desiderare ardentemente
piegare
disturbo ossessivo-compulsivo

equilibrio
intrappolare
irruenza, impulsivit [Svizzera]
pieno giorno, luce del sole
[Svizzera]
dare un senso a
ritirarsa
epopea
destino
rischioso
brivido
profilo, sagoma [Svizzera]
scintilla
irradiare, emanare [Svizzera]
palmo
contento, soddisfatto [Svizzera]
vocazione
ululare

THE LAST WORD


stalls
n pl

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platea

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Unit 10 Body and mind


STARTER
blonde
n
brunette
n
redhead
n
fist
n
artery
n
diameter
n
nail
n
blink
v
bone
n
taste budsn pl
joint
n

/blnd/
/brunet/
/redhed/
/fst/
/tri/
/damt(r)/
/nel/
/blk/
/bn/
/test bdz/
/dnt/

Is she a natural blonde?


Im not a natural brunette.
She was a beautiful redhead, and very smart too.
He punched his friend with his fist.
The aorta is the main artery from the heart.
Whats the diameter of this steel bar?
The fastest growing nail is the one on your middle finger.
Do you know how often we blink a minute?
He fractured a bone in the accident.
We lose taste buds as we grow old.
She often complained about her left knee joint.

(donna) biondo
(donna) bruno
donna dai capelli rossi
pugno
arteria
diametro
unghia
battere le palpebre
osso
papille gustative
articolazione

The placebo works better if the patient doesnt know the


truth about it.
They were volunteers in a drug trial.
After taking the antibiotic, you will experience pain relief.
They use local anaesthetic for the operation.
They built a new velodrome in the town.
Are you intrigued to know the results of the study?
Did you take a vitamin supplement?
The medicine is administered in a capsule.
I wouldnt attempt to fix that on my own. It
looks complicated.
You need to concentrate during a time trial.
Drinking coffee may give you a burst of energy, but it
doesnt last.
Hes really sick and he needs medical treatment.
The regulations restrict the number of attendants to thirty.
They inject the anaesthetic first and then take you to the
operating theatre.
What made you become suspicious of him?
You cant just assume this isnt going to work. You have to
try it.
She was unconscious when we found her.
Are psychosomatic illnesses all in the head?
I cannot understand why they have to manifest their feelings
in this way.
Id love to hear in the news that a definite cure for cancer
has been found.
It is normal to feel sick at high altitude.
Hes got breathing problems so he carries an oxygen cylinder
wherever he goes.
I took a painkiller for my headache.

placebo

READING AND VOCABULARY


placebo
n

/plsib/

drug trialn
pain reliefn
local anaestheticn
velodrome
n
intrigued
adj
supplement
n
capsule
n
attempt
v

/dr tral/
/pen rlif/
/lkl nsetk/
/veldrm/
/ntrid/
/splmnt/
/kpsjul/
/tempt/

time trialn
burst
n

/tam tral/
/bst/

treatment
n
restrict
v
inject
v

/tritmnt/
/rstrkt/
/ndekt/

suspicious
adj
assume
v

/ssps/
/sjum/

unconscious
adj
psychosomatic
adj
manifest
v

/nkns/
/saksmtk/
/mnfest/

cure
n

/kj(r)/

altitude
n
cylinder
n

/lttjud/
/slnd(r)/

painkiller
n

/penkl(r)/

morphine
n
tap intov
nausea
n
Parkinsons Disease
tablet
n
play a roleidiom
stimulant
n
sedative
n
ethics
n pl

/mfin/
/tp nt/
/nzi/
/p(r)knsnz
dziz/
/tblt/
/ple rl/
/stmjlnt/
/sedtv/
/eks/

forbid
v

/fbd/

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Cancer patients are often prescribed morphine.


The movie is trying to tap into the teenagers psyche.
She often had nausea in the mornings.
Hes a professional researcher working on
Parkinsons Disease.
Take this tablet. It will make you feel better.
Apparently, colour can also play a role in placebo pills.
Coffee is a popular stimulant.
The doctor prescribed a sedative to help him relax.
Medical ethics prevent doctors from taking payments from
drug companies.
Medical ethics forbid deception.

sperimentazione farmacologica
sollievo dal dolore
anestetico locale
velodromo
incuriosito
integratore
capsula
tentare
prova a cronometro
scarica
terapia
limitare, restringere [Svizzera]
fare uniniezione di, iniettare
[Svizzera]
sospettoso
supporre
svenuto, privo di sensi [Svizzera]
psicosomatico
manifestare
cura
altitudine
bombola
antidolorifico, analgesico
[Svizzera]
morfina
fare ricorso a
nausea
morbo di Parkinson
compressa, pastiglia
giocare un ruolo
stimolante
sedativo
etica
proibire

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deception
n

/dsepn/

absurd
adj
beg
v

/bsd/
/be/

prescribe
v
harness
v
alleviate
v
snag
n

/prskrab/
/hns/
/liviet/
/sn/

I dont think its a case of deception. They all knew they


were being offered a placebo.
Dont be absurd. Of course I didnt use your toothbrush.
Our daughters always beg us to let them go on holidays on
their own.
The doctor didnt prescribe her any painkillers.
We must harness the power of self-suggestion.
Massages certainly alleviate the pain in my back.
Sorry for the delay, we ran into a major snag.

inganno

He works for a private clinic in central London.


Phil is under investigation for fraud.
We paid a high price just for a consultation.
The suspects allege they were away on business at the time
of the murder.
No one has ever wanted to sue me and Ive been a doctor for
twenty years.
He was drunk when he left the party.
The company has changed its policy on sick days.
Have you thought of the news running order? What do I
start with?
He works as a news anchor for a private TV station.
A war correspondent often puts his life at risk.
He had to go into hiding for a few months after the article
was published.
Have you heard the news bulletin? Theres been a fire in
the factory.
Fleming discovered penicillin, the worlds first antibiotic.
Some antibiotics are losing their power to fight infection.
The epidemic was a direct consequence of the
natural disaster.
Have you ever had stomach cramps? Theyre really painful.
I need a knife and fork to eat this meat.
Dont swallow your chewing gum!
The Prime Minister is on the brink of calling a new election.

clinica
frode
consulenza, consulto [Svizzera]
sostenere, affermare [Svizzera]

The leader of the opposition is giving a speech on


national TV.
I won a medal at a local competition.
The storm is going to wreak havoc across the country.
The floods caused havoc throughout the area.
They built a hurricane shelter before the season started.
The disease spread very quickly.
The storm is heading northwards.

opposizione

Look up! Theres a paraglider ready to make the jump.


We used to play hide and seek in the yard.
He rose from very humble beginnings to be a man of
great wealth.
I saw him wobble across the street asking for help.
Im having an op tomorrow morning.
She tapped me on the shoulder gently.
She walked out of the accident with a broken rib.
Smoking is bad for your lungs.
The meetings were so long that I would nod off every time.
He slept fitfully at night and was exhausted during the day.
Smartphones tend to malfunction when you really
need them.
I can hear the dogs growl.

pilota di parapendio
nascondino
umile

ridicolo
supplicare, implorare [Svizzera]
prescrivere
sfruttare
alleviare
inconveniente, intoppo

LANGUAGE FOCUS
clinic
n
fraud
n
consultation
n
allege
v

/klnk/
/frd/
/knslten/
/led/

sue
v

/su/

drunk
adj
policy
n
running ordern

/drk/
/plsi/
/rn d(r)/

news anchorn US
correspondent
n
hiding
n

/njuz k(r)/
/krspndnt/
/had/

bulletin
n

/bltn/

antibiotic
n
infection
n
consequence
n

/ntibatk/
/nfekn/
/knskwns/

cramps
n pl
fork
n
swallow
v
on the brink of

/krmpz/
/fk/
/swl/
/n brk v/

opposition
n

/pzn/

medal
n
wreak
v
havoc
n
hurricane
n
spread
v
northwards
adv

/medl/
/rik/
/hvk/
/hrkn/
/spred/
/nwdz/

idiom

intentare/fare causa a
ubriaco
politica
scaletta
conduttore del TG
corrispondente
nascondiglio
notiziario
antibiotico
infezione
conseguenza
crampi
forchetta
ingoiare
sul punto di

medaglia
compiere
distruzione
uragano
diffondersi
verso nord

LISTENING AND SPEAKING


paraglider
n
hide and seekidiom
humble
adj

/prlad(r)/
/had n sik/
/hmbl/

wobble
v
op
n, coll
shoulder
n
rib
n
lungs
n pl
nod offidiom
fitfully
adv
malfunction
v

/wbl/
/p/
/ld(r)/
/rb/
/lz/
/nd f/
/ftfli/
/mlfkn/

growl
v

/ral/

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barcollare
operazione
spalla
costola
polmoni
appisolarsi
in modo discontinuo
funzionare male
ringhiare

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VOCABULARY AND SPEAKING


gomito
tempia
caviglia
vita
mento
sopracciglio
fronte
polpaccio
petto, torace [Svizzera]

/hp/
/mpt/
/m/
/tik/
/d/
/a/
/nek/
/ntestn/
/nkl/
/lp/
/(r) lb/
/hil/
/lv(r)/
/kdni/
/n/
/t/
/prit/
/prfand/

He rested the injured elbow on the table.


My left temple hurts.
He sprained his ankle playing tennis.
Her hair was down to her waist.
Fasten the strap under your chin.
She burnt her eyebrow and her eye looked funny.
She covered her forehead with a fringe.
My calf felt sore after the running session.
A chest infection can be serious. Why dont you go to
a doctor?
My grandfather broke his hip last month.
Ive got a pain in my armpit.
My baby sucks her thumb.
I kissed her on the cheek and waved goodbye.
He has a strong square jaw.
My left thigh is sore after the training.
Ive got a pain in my neck.
He had trouble with his large intestine.
She broke her knuckles when she punched the door.
His lower lip was trembling.
He lost his left earlobe in a fight.
My heel is aching after walking in those shoes.
Stop drinking! You cant survive without a liver!
She had one kidney removed.
He kicked me in the shin!
I hurt my little toe while running.
Hes a nice guy, but he will preach at you for no reason.
This book has a profound message. You should read it.

/mek mes/
/spes/

I made a mess of my last exam.


My room is quite spacious.

fare un pasticcio/confusione
spazioso

elbow
n
temple
n
ankle
n
waist
n
chin
n
eyebrow
n
forehead
n
calf
n
chest
n

/elb/
/templ/
/kl/
/west/
/tn/
/abra/
/fhed/
/kf/
/test/

hip
n
armpit
n
thumb
n
cheek
n
jaw
n
thigh
n
neck
n
intestine
n
knuckle
n
lip
n
earlobe
n
heel
n
liver
n
kidney
n
shin
n
toe
n
preach
v
profound
adj

anca
ascella
pollice
guancia
mascella
coscia
collo
intestino
noccha
labbro
lobo
tallone
fegato
rene
tibia, stinco [Svizzera]
dito del piede
fare la predica
profondo

THE LAST WORD


make a messv
spacious
adj

Unit 11 Our high tech world


LISTENING AND SPEAKING
rivoluzionare
elettrodomestici

/bl/

This new invention will revolutionize the health industry.


They are delivering the white goods to our new
house tomorrow.
Use this camera to document your day in images!
He asked some random questions nobody understood.
Feedback from the experiment was very positive.
How do you cope with all that pressure at work and
four kids?
Look! Theres a bull in the field!

a round of drinks

/ rand v drks/

Come on, join us! Ill buy the next round of drinks.

bicchierata, giro di bevute

plumber
n

/ni/
/plm(r)/

Professional athletes often have knee trouble when they retire.


Well have to call the plumber.

ginocchio
idraulico

The neighbours complained about the excessive noise.


This ridiculous vacuum cleaner is a monument to excessive
disposable income.
We are holding a focus group for our new product.
He made a humorous remark and everybody laughed.

eccessivo
reddito disponibile

revolutionize
v
white goodsn pl

/revlunaz/
/wat dz/

document
v
random
adj
feedback
n
cope withv

/dkjument/
/rndm/
/fidbk/
/kp w/

bull
n

documentare
casuale
feedback
fare fronte a, destreggiarsi con
toro

LANGUAGE FOCUS
idiom
knee
n

READING AND SPEAKING


excessive
adj
disposable incomen
focus groupn
humorous
adj

/ksesv/
/dspzbl
nkm/
/fks rup/
/hjumrs/

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focus group
umoristico, divertente [Svizzera]

New Headway Advanced (fourth edition) Italian wordlist26

cycle
n
outfit
n
rampant
adj
edit
v
slot
n

/sakl/
/atft/
/rmpnt/
/edt/
/slt/

crease
n
posh
adj
boast
v

/kris/
/p/
/bst/

overwhelming
adj
fundamentally
adv
strategist
n
thirst
n
ridiculous
adj
aside
adv
sheer
adj
aforementioned
adj

/vwelm/
/fndmentli/
/strtdst/
/st/
/rdkjls/
/sad/
/(r)/
/fmennd/

handy
adj
minority
n
differentiate
v

/hndi/
/manrti/
/dfreniet/

analyst
n
simplicity
n
run into trouble

/nlst/
/smplsti/
/rn nt trbl/

perplexed
adj
succumb tov
virtue
n
bastion
n

/pplekst/
/skm t/
/vtu/
/bstin/

predecessor
n
laden withadj
mediocre
adj

/pridses(r)/
/ledn w/
/midik(r)/

stick
v

/stk/

dial
n
sport
v

/dal/
/spt/

The washing machine has finished its cycle.


Are you wearing a new outfit?
Unemployment is now rampant in most of Europe.
Why did you edit down my work?
You need to put some coins in the slot if you want it
to work.
There was a crease on his shirt and it didnt look good.
We spent the weekend at a posh hotel.
He would boast about how many languages he spoke every
time I met him.
It was overwhelming to receive so many presents.
He agreed that, fundamentally, it was the same idea.
Hes a brilliant strategist.
She had a thirst for knowledge.
He made a ridiculous remark.
Money worries aside, things are going well.
You will be impressed by the sheer range of products.
The aforementioned gadget will help you clean
more efficiently.
This gadget is full of little handy tools.
Only a small minority responded to the survey.
The key to market success is to differentiate your product
from the competition.
As a market analyst, I can tell you your idea has no future.
It was quite clever in its simplicity.
You run into trouble if consumers dont understand
your product.
She looked perplexed at the news.
He always succumbs to the latest fashions.
This new product has the virtue of simplicity.
The public sector has become the last bastion of comfortable
retirement in Britain.
This new iPod has more apps than its predecessor.
All the passengers were laden with luggage.
I must say your work was quite mediocre. Nobody thought
it was good.
We are launching a new product, but we dont know if it will
stick yet.
You can use this dial to turn up the temperature.
She likes to sport a new T-shirt every day.

/mnt/
/seknd ret/
/kant n/
/tenn/
/mrkjls/
/dn/
/nkjrbl/
/ntkwetd/
/bast/
/mpl/
/ndst/
/btd/
/bdektv/
/fld/
/flti/
/mkjlt/
/mpekbl/
/psjut/
/trvil/
/peti/

She was wearing a long velvet garment.


He is a second-rate actor.
Are you sure she will help? Dont count on it.
I need a massage in my back to release the tension.
He made a miraculous recovery.
I woke up before dawn and prepared some coffee.
Shes got an incurable disease.
Dont quote antiquated legal procedures.
This isnt an objective report, it is actually quite biased.
He was an impartial observer.
I think we were a bit unjust with her.
Dont listen to him. Hes a bigoted old man.
Please try to be objective. Which one was better?
Your argument is flawed.
I returned the dishwasher because it was faulty.
Their house always looks immaculate.
The goods were in impeccable condition.
He left in pursuit of happiness.
Consumer rights are not a trivial matter.
Hes nothing but a petty thief.

idiom

ciclo
completo
dilagante
revisionare
fessura
grinza
di lusso, elegante
darsi le arie, vantarsi [Svizzera]
travolgente
fondamentalmente
stratega
sete
ridicolo
a parte
mero, semplice
sopraccitato, suddetto [Svizzera]
pratico
minoranza
differenziare
analista
semplicit
avere problemi, ritrovarsi nei
guai [Svizzera]
perplesso
arrendersi a, cedere a [Svizzera]
virt, pregio [Svizzera]
bastione
predecessore
carico di
mediocre
resistere, tenere
quadrante
sfoggiare

VOCABULARY
garment
n
second-rate
adj
count onidiom
tension
n
miraculous
adj
dawn
n
incurable
adj
antiquated
adj
biased
adj
impartial
adj
unjust
adj
bigoted
adj
objective
adj
flawed
adj
faulty
adj
immaculate
adj
impeccable
adj
pursuit
n
trivial
adj
petty
adj

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indumento
mediocre, scadente [Svizzera]
contare su
tensione
miracoloso
alba
incurabile
antiquato
tendenzioso, prevenuto
imparziale
ingiusto
bigotto
obiettivo
errato, viziato
errato, scorretto
immacolato
impeccabile
ricerca
banale, di poco conto [Svizzera]
insignificante

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/dnt/
/frvls/
/tem/
/dmestketd/
/pl/
/sket/

Whats so urgent that it cant wait five minutes?


This is a serious matter. Dont ask frivolous questions.
My dog is so tame and docile.
I dont like domesticated cats.
His manners were appalling, it was embarrassing.
This is not the final drawing. Its just a sketch.

urgente
frivolo
mansueto
addomesticato
tremendo, pessimo [Svizzera]
schizzo

stock pricesn pl
plateau
n

/stk prasz/
/plt/

Stock prices have reached a plateau.


Stock prices have reached a plateau.

fad
n
flesh
n
asphyxia
n

/fd/
/fle/
/sfksi/

catastrophically
adv

/ktstrfkli/

Some people predicted video games would be a passing fad.


The trap had cut deeply into the rabbits flesh.
Dont let babies play with plastic bags. They could die
of asphyxia.
His predictions were catastrophically wrong.

prezzi delle azioni


equilibrio, livello stabile
[Svizzera]
moda passeggera
carne
asfissia

urgent
adj
frivolous
adj
tame
adj
domesticated
adj
appalling
adj
sketch
n

THE LAST WORD

catastroficamente

DESCRIBING AND EVALUATING


notification
n

/ntfken/

I have received a written notification from the bank.

notifica

Travelling to Kenya was a real turning point in my life.


I didnt like the way the events started to unfold.
Watch out! The firecracker is about to explode.
Did you watch the lunar eclipse last night?
A new satellite was put into orbit around the Earth.
The Beatles were one of the first bands who enjoyed success
on a global scale.

punto di svolta
svilupparsi
esplodere
lunare
orbita
scala

The latter point is the most important.


Many tourists were stranded at the airport because of
the strike.
The cabin crew were very professional and helpful.
Apollo 8 was a daring mission.
They are using an on-board computer to control
the spacecraft.
Our children will be left with a legacy of pollution.
We live on a fragile planet and we must take care of it.
The next summit will be held in Moscow.
Why dont you try to look at your problem from a
new perspective?
It was their last manned space flight.
I always feel overwhelmed by the vastness of the sea.
The house looked dark and forbidding.
We could see a wide expanse of sea from our hotel room.
They are going to proceed with the investigation.

ultimo
bloccato

His films fuel the imagination of people all around


the world.
The amazing images of Earth are enough to fire
the imagination.
They always grumble about their jobs.
Her success was going to overshadow her sisters.
He tried really hard, but his speech didnt spark
much interest.
It all happened in a flash.

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Unit 12 Turning points


STARTER
turning pointidiom
unfold
v
explode
v
lunar
adj
orbit
n
scale
n

/tn pnt/
/nfld/
/kspld/
/lun(r)/
/bt/
/skel/

LISTENING AND SPEAKING


latter
adj
stranded
adj

/lt(r)/
/strndd/

crew
n
daring
adj
on-board
adj

/kru/
/der/
/n bd/

legacy
n
fragile
adj
summit
n
perspective
n

/lesi/
/frdal/
/smt/
/pspektv/

manned
adj
vastness
n
forbidding
adj
expanse
n
proceed
v

/mnd/
/vstns/
/fbd/
/kspns/
/prsid/

equipaggio
audace
di bordo
eredit
fragile
summit, vertice [Svizzera]
prospettiva
dotato di equipaggio
enormit, vastit [Svizzera]
minaccioso
distesa, tratto [Svizzera]
procedere

VOCABULARY AND SPEAKING


fuel
v

/fjul/

fire the imagination


grumble
v
overshadow
v
spark
v

/fa(r)
mdnen/
/rmbl/
/vd/
/spk/

in a flashidiom

/n fl/

idiom

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stimolare limmaginazione,
infiammare la fantasia
brontolare, lamentarsi [Svizzera]
offuscare
stimolare
in un lampo/battibaleno
[Svizzera]

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shady
adj
breeze
n

/edi/
/briz/

That man by the bar looks like a shady character.


Youre a good student. The exam will be a breeze for you.

privacy
n
bland
adj

/prvsi/
/blnd/

food for thought

/fud f(r) t/

grilling
n

/rl/

bite off more than


you can chew

/bat f m(r) n
ju kn tu/

She was longing for some privacy.


His biography was quite bland. Nothing interesting to
read about.
Thanks for your suggestions. Thats given me some food
for thought.
The minister faced a tough grilling at todays
press conference.
Be careful with this new job, dont bite off more than you
can chew.

sour noten, coll

/sa(r) nt/

half-baked
adj
dawn onv

/hf bekt/
/dn n/

idiom

idiom

Johns athletics career ended on a sour note when he had


that injury.
Your ideas are half-baked.
The truth finally started to dawn on me.

ombreggiato, losco [Svizzera]


brezza, gioco da ragazzi
[Svizzera]
privacy
insipido
spunto di riflessione
interrogatorio serrato
fare il passo pi lungo della
gamba
nota dolente
incompleto
venire in mente

LANGUAGE FOCUS
capture
v
punctual
adj
epidemic
n
take offv
rapid
adj
turnaround
n
influential
adj
enormously
adv

/imdnsi
prsid(r)/
/kpt/
/pktul/
/epdemk/
/tek f/
/rpd/
/tnrand/
/nfluenl/
/nmsli/

exposure
n
advent
n
viral
adj
fussy
adj
refund
v
diet
n
penniless
adj

/ksp(r)/
/dvent/
/varl/
/fsi/
/rfnd/
/dat/
/penils/

The emergency procedure didnt work and it was all chaos


until the police arrived.
The video didnt capture the atmosphere of the show.
Please try to be more punctual next time.
Doctors are getting ready for a flu epidemic.
The plane is ready to take off.
There was a rapid change in the economy.
There was a rapid turnaround in their fortune.
Her work has been fairly influential in the artistic world.
The quality of bread varies enormously depending on where
you buy it.
Their new products get a lot of exposure in the media.
The manager predicted the advent of a new technology.
Thanks to social media, her video has gone viral.
Im not very fussy about hotels.
The airline refused to refund my air fare.
I like to eat a healthy diet.
I am now jobless and penniless.

starving
v
thereafter
adv

/stv/
/erft(r)/

He was starving to death.


She married at 17 and had her first child shortly thereafter.

pubblicit
avvento
virale
puntiglioso, esigente [Svizzera]
rimborsare
dieta
squattrinato, senza soldi
[Svizzera]
morire di fame
in seguito, dopo [Svizzera]

emergency procedure

procedura demergenza
cogliere, rendere
puntuale
epidemia
decollare
rapido
cambiamento totale
influente
enormemente

READING AND SPEAKING


obsess with
(somebody/
something)
v
treacle
n
stagger
v

/bses w /

I tended to obsess with my running times when I was


training for the marathon.

essere ossessionato da (qualcuno/


qualcosa)

/trikl/
/st(r)/

melassa
barcollare

pull throughv
discharge
v
emotional wreckn
priorities
n pl
shudder
v
freefall
n
stall
v
reel
v
ordeal
n
closure
n

/pl ru/
/dstd/
/mnl rek/
/prartiz/
/d(r)/
/frifl/
/stl/
/ril/
/dil/
/kl(r)/

in retrospectidiom

/n retrspekt/

sexist
adj
dig downv

/seksst/
/d dan/

I find treacle far too sweet.


He was so exhausted he had to stagger back home and get
into bed.
It was hard at first, but she managed to pull through.
He was discharged from hospital too early.
After the attack, I was an emotional wreck.
What are your priorities in life?
I always shudder with anxiety before the next match.
The scariest moment was when the plane went into freefall.
An inexperienced driver might easily stall the truck.
I saw him reel towards the bar. I think he was drunk.
She went through a terrible ordeal.
After all the hard work, finishing the race gave him a sense
of closure.
I only realized it was an important moment in my life
in retrospect.
Sexist jokes are considered bad taste nowadays.
Phil was so exhausted he had to dig down to a level he had
never done before.

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farcela
dimettere
(persona) emotivamente a pezzi
priorit
fremere
caduta libera
far spegnere
barcollare
traversia, tormento
chiusura
a posteriori, col senno di poi
[Svizzera]
sessista
scavare a fondo

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/brek nt/

They tried to break into the house, but the alarm went off
and they ran away.

introdursi

build-up
n
sticky
adj
tube
n
insert
v

/bld p/
/stki/
/tjub/
/nst/

periodo preparatorio
appiccicoso
tubo
inserire

overdo
v
contract
v
run-up
n
sponsor
v
hindsight
n
all-consuming
adj

/vdu/
/kntrkt/
/rn p/
/spns(r)/
/handsat/
/l knsjum/

She was quite stressed out in the build-up to her wedding.


The cake was a bit sticky for my taste.
They inserted a tube into his mouth to help him breathe.
They had to insert a tube into his mouth to help
him breathe.
It is very healthy to do sport, just dont overdo it.
Thousands of people contract pneumonia every month.
The run-up to the race was all-consuming.
The company refused to sponsor me for the race.
With hindsight, I would have done things differently.
Training for the marathon became all-consuming in
the end.

break intov

EXPERIENCE A

esagerare
contrarre
fase preparatoria
sponsorizzare
senno di poi
divorante

EXPERIENCE B
drape
v
grinding
adj
sit bolt upright

/drep/
/rand/
/st blt prat/

He wanted to drape his arm around her shoulders.


They heard a grinding sound.
The scary sound made me sit bolt upright.

appoggiare
stridente
scattare a sedere

fasten
v
mask
n
breathless
adj
relief
n
composed
adj
deranged
adj
cockpit
n

/fsn/
/msk/
/brels/
/rlif/
/kmpzd/
/dren(d)d/
/kkpt/

allacciare
maschera, mascherina [Svizzera]
ansimante, senza fiato [Svizzera]
sollievo
composto, calmo [Svizzera]
squilibrato
cabina di pilotaggio

atmosphere
n
buzz
v
steward
n
wrestle
v
disengage
v
restrain
v
subdued
adj
conceivable
adj

/tmsf(r)/
/bz/
/stjud/
/resl/
/dsned/
/rstren/
/sbdjud/
/knsivbl/

draw a line under

/dr lan
nd(r)/
/ett n/

Please fasten your seatbelts.


They were all wearing surgical masks.
She was breathless after the race.
It was a relief when the plane finally landed.
The pilots remained composed in the face of danger.
The attacker was certainly deranged.
The flight attendant walked into the cockpit to talk to
the pilots.
There was such a great atmosphere at the concert.
The audience would buzz with excitement before the show.
Ill ask the steward if we can unfasten our seatbelts now.
The guards wrestle with each other out of boredom.
The autopilot was disengaged by mistake.
The pilots had to restrain the attacker.
He looked a bit subdued after the incident.
I looked into every conceivable way of getting home
without flying.
I just wanted to draw a line under our relationship.

idiom

idiom

My wedding day will be etched in my memory forever.

mettere la parola fine a


incidere in, imprimere in
[Svizzera]

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etch inv

atmosfera
bisbigliare
steward
fare la lotta, lottare [Svizzera]
disinnestare
trattenere
calmo, mogio
concepibile, immaginabile

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