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Vocabulary mind maps

Computer words
USB port

cable

webcam

CPU

file

speakers

hard drive
hardware

software

headphones

screen flat monitor, screen


saver, desktop, background

Computers

joystick
keyboard

printer ink, ink


cartridge, toner

laptop
mouse mouse mat,
click, right-click

operating system

microphone

modem

virus anti-virus software

memory stick
USB stick

browser

video chat, video conference

email spam,
attachment homepage

The internet

online website, webpage, virtual,


web, web address, blog, link, pop-up

social networks virtual community,


Facebook, Twitter, Skype
search engine Yahoo,
Google, Bing

password, username

provider
SMS

turnon/off

Mobile phones

type

upload

attach

call, text messages,


voice messages

browse

call

chat
click

text

connect

surf the net

copy

shut down

Verbs

delete

search
download
save

insert

print out
press

plug in

paste

open

log on

link up

leave/send
a message

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Relatives
grandparents grandfather/grandad/
grandpa, grandmother/granny/grandma

best man

bridesmaid

Wedding, marriage

grandson,
granddaughter

parents father/dad, mother/mum,


mother-in-law, father-in-law

aunt, uncle

groom
infancy

son, daughter

Family members

pet
wife, husband

love

nature vs nurture

adolescence

Life cycle

adult

sibling brother, sister, (identical)


twins, sister-in-law, brother-in-law

independence,
dependence/reliance

childhood

senior citizen

nephew, niece

cousin

bride

adulthood

adolescent, teenager

environment

experience

child, children, kid

baby, infant
personality

behaviour
housework, chores

argument/quarrel,
disagreement

Life

curfew
memory

personal space, privacy


hereditary, genes
primary school, secondary
school, university/college
reunion

School

student

surname
troublemaker

boarding
school

nationality

worrying, worried

female

male

amazing, amazed

annoying

beauty queen

tiring, tired

charmer

surpising, surprised
graduation

close

Characteristics

stubborn

girlfriend, boyfriend

clown

perfectionist

best friend/mate

confused

spoiled
overachiever

have a lot in common

ethnicity

graduate

hang out with

annoy

cool
lazy
attend

interesting, interested
spend time
(together/with)

exciting, excited

be admitted/
accepted (into)

dull

become friends

go out with

break up
come from

get used to

keep in touch (with)

have an argument

invite

take care (of)

invade

Verbs

seek out

depend on

get together

look alike

get to know

end up

make friends (with)


get a life

lose contact with


get a job

get home

get along/on with

fight

fall out with

fall in love

let someone down

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Sports
achievement

trail

score, record
sign

desert sandstorm

cave

beginner, novice, advanced

Lifes
Adventures

safety, rules, instructions


opportunity
fair, unfair, cheating

conditions

mountains,
mountain range

danger

experience

ocean

Places

competition, competitors

lake

bungee jumping
aerobics

mountain biking

gymnastics

sailing

rock climbing

Do

athletics

camping bonfire/campfire,
flashlight, sleeping bag, tent

canoeing

motor racing
basketball

Sports and
adventure sports

cricket
field/ice hockey

rafting

Play

football

Run

rugby

paragliding

diving

sky surfing

fishing

a race

shin pads

snowboarding

a marathon

swimming

badly

angrily

elbow pads

cycling

Go

carefully

skiing
clearly

sandboarding

correctly

gear
fast

well
rucksack

Equipment
map

goggles

violently

harness

successfully

knee pads

Adjectives

nervous
rough

successful

lately
loudly
quickly

make a move, a profit, an exception, some


food, fun of, my way to, sure, a noise, plans
inexperienced

dangerous

hopefully

seriously

expensive

hard

Adverbs

slowly

helmet

life jacket

cheap

easily

nervously
break

build on

do a good job, me a favour,


my homework, well

carry /out
challenge

sign up

Verbs

climb over

set off

come along

run away
scared

carry on

come upon

line up
keep on

hold on

go over

dream on

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Crime
robber, robbery, gang, criminal, terrorist

wicked
scoundrel

baddie

Villains
evildoer
danger
success

talented

nice of

professional

disaster

similar to

admirable

afraid of

amazing

worried about

scared of

bad at
tired of

nervous about

best

lost
kind of

brave

Verbs, nouns and adjectives

special

caring
worst

interested in

different from

terrible

fantastic

intelligent
incredible

impressed with

important

volunteer

win

hard-working

good at

beat up

admire

generous

bother

full of

fed up with

break up
compete

think up

correct

take over

encourage

speak

Verbs

give up

shout
help
save

hope

rescue
pay

participate (in)

oppose

offer

keep up

inspire

work out

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borrow from
afraid of

surprised at

crime against

similar to

deal with

shocked at

duty to

base on

worried about

responsible for

effect on

nice of

scared of

ready for

hundreds of

involved in

bad at

nervous about

tired of

astonished by
kind of

depend on

Verb, adjective, noun + preposition

ashamed of

dream about

interested in

know as

accustomed to

laugh at

accused of

different from

influence on

listen to

work with

respect for

interest in

fed up with

impressed with

marriage to

lack of

full of

suffer from

reason for

good at

prefer to
smile at

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The media
childrens animation

concert

documentary

drama

weather
talent show

historical

Genre

movie

soap opera

mystery

sci-fi

romance

quiz show
short film
storyline

horror

suspense

news

sitcom

fantasy

thriller

game show

TV programmes

drama

comedy

reality show
subtitle

channel

character

competition

celebrities singer,
programme host/hostess

culture

viewers/audience
DVD, disc

role

relationship

Television

remote control

entertainment

programme

scenario

plot
human nature

episode, season, series

relevant

realistic
prudish

romantic

rude

script

hit

accident-prone

contestant

amateur

unconventional

successful

anti-social

producer, judge
boring

events

cheerful

cool

suspense

depressing

problematic

dramatic

well-made
square

positive

easy-going

Adjectives

polite

educational

shy

entertaining

outgoing
sceptical

negative
naive

stimulating

moody

sad

irrelevant

watch

interesting
act

strict
intense

switch on/off

a blast

feature

Verbs

join in
point out
report

star (in)

heart-warming

fun, funny

a break

time

dub

switch/turn over

exciting
hilarious

broadcast

turn up /down
take place (in)

informative

exaggerated

a conversation

fun

a laugh

Have

a test

a look

a shower

a meal

a point
a party

a nap

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Social issues
spending cuts education, health, culture

discrimination

economy

ageing population

injustice

violence

immigration

Socialissues

dictatorship

special needs

democracy

corruption

sexism

overpopulation

independence

civil, social, sexual rights

declaration

election

special needs

army

social matters

politics

democracy

enemy

consequences

grassroots

Protestandaction

constitution

political movements, systems

independence

revolution
laws

protest

uprising

demonstrate

collective action

go into recession /crisis

march

take action

demonstration

assist

demand

complaints

win

reduce

try

increase
lead

meet

stand

gather

attend a meeting, a demonstration, a debate

Verb
debate

change

argue

achieve

discuss
reach a point, a conclusion, an agreement

elect
disagree

agree

give up

protest

defeat

govern

campaign

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