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Natural world A1

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Definition
speech
noun
[no plural] the Earth and all the people, places
and things on it

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world

/wrld/

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winter

/wn.tr/

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wind

/wnd/

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weather

/we.r/ noun

noun

Examples

Dictionary examples:
She's traveled all over the world.
News of the disaster shocked the whole world.
We live in a changing world.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
I like traveling and discovering new place[s] [i]n the world.
the coldest season of the year, between fall and Dictionary examples:
spring
Last winter we went skiing.
It's been a very cold/mild winter.
I think you tend to eat more in the winter.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
I love my town bec[a]use in winter I can [go] skiing.
a natural, fast movement of air
Dictionary examples:
There isn't enough wind to fly a kite.
The weather forecast warned of strong/high winds and rain for today.
There was a light/gentle wind blowing.
There wasn't a breath of wind.
The wind is beginning to pick up.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
There are coconut trees near the sea and sometimes gentle winds blew
through [them].
the conditions in the air above the Earth such as Dictionary examples:
wind, rain or temperature, especially at a
bad/good/cold/dry/hot/stormy/warm/wet weather
particular time over a particular area
The weather in the hills can change very quickly, so dress in layers.
We're going to have a picnic, weather permitting.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
I need it because the weather is cold.
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water

/wt.r/

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warm

/wrm/ adjective

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village

/vl.d/ noun

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tree

/tri/

noun

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town

/tn/

noun

Definition

Examples

the clear liquid that falls from the sky as rain and Dictionary examples:
is necessary for animal and plant life
hot/cold water
a bottle/drink/glass of water
bottled/mineral/tap water
a drop of water
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
You have to bring some food, and a lot of water.
having a temperature between cool and hot
Dictionary examples:
Are you warm enough or should I turn up the heat?
She had her hands in her pockets to keep them warm.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
I like to [go] surfing there because [the] water is warm.
a group of stores, houses, and other buildings
Dictionary examples:
that is smaller than a town
a small fishing village
Many people come from the surrounding villages to work in the town.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
My grandmother lived in a village and I often went there.
a tall plant with a thick stem which has branches Dictionary examples:
coming from it and leaves
an apple tree
We sat under a tree for shade.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
When I see [a] tree or flower and happy people, I [have] a good feeling.
a place with houses, stores, and other buildings Dictionary examples:
where people live and work that is smaller than a He was born in the small town of Elnora, Indiana.
city
We drove through several small, coastal towns.
They stayed at the best hotel in town.
Mr. Ahern is a member of the town council.
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sun

/sn/

noun

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summer

/sm.r/

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snow

/sno/

noun

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river

/rv.r/

noun

Definition

Examples

Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:


He is from Lithuania and he lives in my town.
the large, bright star that shines in the sky during Dictionary examples:
the day and provides light and heat for the Earth, The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
or the light and heat that comes from the sun
We thought we'd go out for a walk while the sun was shining.
Sit in the sun where its a lot warmer.
I think I got too much sun today.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
When [the] sun is shining I like walking in Finsbury Park.
the season of the year between spring and fall, Dictionary examples:
when the weather is warmest
We usually go away in (the) summer.
We always spend our summers on the island.
I love these warm summer nights.
It was a perfect summer's day.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
I like going to [the] park in the summer.
soft white pieces of frozen water that fall from
Dictionary examples:
the sky when the weather is cold
Outside the snow began to fall.
Let's go and play in the snow!
A blanket of snow lay on the ground.
Her hair was jet-black, her lips ruby-red and her skin as white as snow.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
I like England bec[a]use I like we[a]ther like snow.
soft white pieces of frozen water that fall from
Dictionary examples:
the sky when the weather is cold
Outside the snow began to fall.
Let's go and play in the snow!
A blanket of snow lay on the ground.
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rain

/ren/

noun

water that falls from the sky in small drops

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plant

/plnt/

noun

a living thing that grows in the soil or water and


has leaves and roots, especially one that is
smaller than a tree

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place

/ples/

noun

[C] a position, building, town, area, etc.

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park

/prk/

noun

a large area of grass and trees in a city or town,


where people can walk and enjoy themselves
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Examples
Her hair was jet-black, her lips ruby-red and her skin as white as snow.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
I like England bec[a]use I like we[a]ther like snow.
Dictionary examples:
heavy/light rain
We had to walk home in the rain.
Rain is forecast for tomorrow.
We got caught in pouring/torrential rain.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
I think tomorrow [we] will have rain.
Dictionary examples:
garden/greenhouse/indoor plants
native plants and animals
a tomato plant
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
There are different plants, trees, flowers and [a] lake.
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There are several places of interest to visit in the area.
It was a silly place to park.
This plant needs a warm, sunny place.
This looks like a nice place for a picnic.
His leg was broken in two places.
Are your documents in a safe place?
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
My favorite place is the hotel near Olomouc.
Dictionary examples:
Central Park

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it rains/it is
raining

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hot

/ht/

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grass

/grs/

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flower

/fl.r/ noun

adjective

Definition

Examples

Hyde Park
We go running in the park.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
The park is near my house.
If it rains, water falls from the sky in small drops. Dictionary examples:
It's starting to rain.
It rained hard last night.
It was raining all weekend.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
It was raining when I arrived.
having a high temperature
Dictionary examples:
a hot, sunny day
hot weather
a hot drink/meal
It's too hot in here. Can we turn down the heat?
Bake the pie in a hot oven (425F) for 40 minutes.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
I like this place because in the summer [it] is very hot.
a common plant with narrow green leaves that Dictionary examples:
grows close to the ground
I've cut the grass.
We lay on the grass in the sunshine.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
This house is bigger than the other one because [it] has a garden with
grass and flowers.
the attractive, colored part of a plant where the Dictionary examples:
seeds grow
wild flowers
to pick/cut flowers
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country

/kn.tri/ noun

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cold

/kold/

noun

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beach

/bit/

noun

Definition

Examples

a bunch of flowers
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
You know I like flowers a lot.
[C] an area of land that has its own government, Dictionary examples:
army, etc.
Which is the largest country in South America?
Sri Lanka is my native country, but I've been living in Belgium for the
past five years.
The climate is cooler in the eastern part of the country.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
I really like this day in my country.
having a low temperature
Dictionary examples:
cold weather
a cold day
cold food/water
cold hands
My feet are so cold.
It's freezing cold today.
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
I like England because it is cold.
an area of sand or small stones next to the ocean Dictionary examples:
or a lake
We spent the day at the beach.
beach chairs
a beach towel
Cambridge Learner Corpus Learner example:
After, I went to the beach with my family.

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