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Intermediate Plus Czech wordlist

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Vocabulary Banks
Adjective suffixes
active adj

/ktv/

Hes a really active person. He does sports every day. aktivn

addictive adj

/dktv/

Coffee is really addictive. I need at least three cups a


day.

nvykov

affordable adj

/fdbl/

Rent is so expensive in Britain. For most people its


just not affordable.

cenov dostupn

aggressive adj

/resv/

My son is so aggressive. Hes always fighting people.

agresivn

ambitious adj

/mbs/

Shes very ambitious. She wants to be a top surgeon. ctidostiv

assertive adj

/stv/

Its important to be assertive otherwise you will


never get what you want.

prbojn

attractive adj

/trktv/

That cars not very attractive. Its so square.

atraktivn

beautiful adj

/bjutfl/

Those flowers look beautiful.

krsn

bossy adj

/bsi/

Stop being so bossy! Youre always telling me what


to do.

panovan

bright adj

/brat/

I prefer the bright blue one.

jasn, svtl

careful adj

/kefl/

Shes really careful with money. She never wastes


any.

opatrn

careless adj

/kels/

Hes really careless. He always breaks things.

neopatrn

cheerful adj

/tfl/

Youre always smiling. What makes you so cheerful?

vesel

childish adj

/tald/

You need to grow up and stop being so childish.

dtinsk

comfortable adj

/kmftbl/

I dont care about fashion. I just want to feel


comfortable.

pohodln

creative adj

/krietv/

I want to work in a creative profession like advertising or design.

kreativn

dangerous adj

/dendrs/

Everyone drives too fast here. The roads are really


dangerous.

nebezpen

dark adj

/dk/

I wear a lot of dark clothes in the winter.

tmav

delicious adj

/dls/

Have you tried that cake? It tastes delicious!

vynikajc, lahodn

desirable adj

/dzarbl/

Everyone wants to live there. Its a really desirable


part of town.

dan

dirty adj

/dti/

The room was so dirty that I asked for a different


one.

pinav

easy adj

/izi/

The test was really easy. I think Ill get 100%.

snadn

envious adj

/envis/

Im so envious. I really want one of those cars.

zvistiv

expensive adj

/kspensv/

Thats too expensive. Can we look for one that costs


less?

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glamorous adj

/lmrs/

You always look so glamorous. How long does it


take you to get ready?

okouzlujc

greyish adj

/re/

Its not black its more greyish in colour.

naedl

healthy adj

/heli/

Your diet is really healthy. I eat too much fatty food.

zdrav

helpful adj

/helpfl/

The staff were really helpful. They answered all of


my questions.

ochotn

hopeful adj

/hpfl/

Im hopeful Ill get the job, but I wont know until


Monday.

pln nadje

hopeless adj

/hpls/

This is hopeless. Well never get there on time.

beznadjn

impressive adj

/mpresv/

His presentation was really impressive. Everyone was psobiv


listening for the whole hour.

impulsive adj

/mplsv/

Cant you think about things more carefully? Youre


always so impulsive.

impulzivn

incredible adj

/nkredbl/

The views are incredible. You can see for miles.

neuviteln

lucky adj

/lki/

Youre lucky I know where we are going.

majc tst

luxurious adj

/lris/

They only sell luxurious brands here. Youll find


cheaper things at other shops.

luxusn

moody adj

/mudi/

Hes so moody. You never know if hes going to be


happy, sad, or angry. Its exhausting!

nladov

navy blue adj

/nevi/

My daughters school uniform is navy blue.

v nmonick modi

noisy adj

/nzi/

Its too noisy in here. I cant concentrate on my work. hlun

pale adj

/pel/

Were painting the room pale green.

possessive adj

/pzesv/

My girlfriend is really possessive. She doesnt like me majetnick


talking to other girls.

powerful adj

/pafl/

Hes a rich and powerful businessman.

mocn

profitable adj

/prftbl/

Hes really rich. He has a very profitable business.

ziskov

rebellious adj

/rbeljs/

I was really rebellious as a teenager. I never did what vzpurn


my parents wanted.

reliable adj

/rlabl/

Its much less stressful working with reliable people.

spolehliv

responsible adj

/rspnsbl/

My daughter is only 14 but shes very grown up and


responsible.

zodpovdn

risky adj

/rski/

That idea is too risky. You could lose a lot of money.

riskantn

selfish adj

/self/

Hes so selfish. He never thinks about others.

sobeck

sensible adj

/sensbl/

My daughter is only 14 but shes very grown up and


sensible.

rozumn

sensitive adj

/senstv/

Dont listen to them. Youre always so sensitive about citliv


other peoples opinions.

sociable adj

/sbl/

Shes really sociable. Shell talk to anyone.

spacious adj

/spes/

I need a more spacious office. I have too many things prostorn


for this space.

stressful adj

/stresfl/

My work is so stressful at the moment that I just


cant relax.

stylish adj

/stal/

He always wears such stylish clothes. Hes so fashion- mdn, elegantn


able.

successful adj

/sksesfl/

Hes one of the most successful actors ever. He has


won so many prizes.

bled

spoleensk

stresujc

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suitable adj

/sjutbl/

Can you find me a more suitable room? This one is


too noisy.

vhodn

useful adj

/jusfl/

Phones are so useful now. I can do everything I want


to on mine.

uiten

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a wide range of

/ wad rend v/

They sell a wide range of beautiful colours with very irok kla
unusual names.

actual adj

/ktul/

The image they create in our mind does not necessar- skuten
ily correspond with the actual colour.

app n

/p/

This smartphone app translates while you talk.

associate ... with ph v

/siet ... w/

Some people may associate the name with a poison- spojovat s


ous chemical.

attract v

/trkt/

Flowers are often brightly-coloured to attract bees


and other insects.

average n

/vrd/

People with positive initials (such as J.O.Y.) live about prmr


four years longer than the average.

berry red adj

/beri/

Her top is berry red in colour.

bord

beyond prep

/bjnd/

The potential effects of your name go beyond perceptions.

nad, za, pes

brand n

/brnd/

Whats the name of the brand and model of your


computer?

znaka

career n

/kr(r)/

I want a career in accounting after Im qualified.

karira

certificate n

/stfkt/

I got a certificate for completing the course.

osvden

chemical n

/kemkl/

Arsenic is a poisonous chemical.

chemiklie

comment v

/kment/

Please fill out this form at the end of your stay if you
would like to comment on your experience.

okomentovat

commitment n

/kmtmnt/

He doesnt like commitment. He always has a new


girlfriend.

zvazek

commute n

/kmjut/

I have a one-hour commute to work every day.

dojdn

depressing-sounding adj

/dpres sand/

I really dont like it. Its such a depressing-sounding


name.

depresivn znjc

ebook n

/ibk/

There were ebook readers before the Amazon


Kindle, but the Kindle was the first to become popular around the world.

elektronick kniha

founder n

/fand(r)/

The founder of the company started it in 1976.

zakladatel

full name n

/fl nem/

My full name is Ruby Alice Rogers.

cel jmno

in control adj

/n kntrl/

You never panic and seem in control of your life.

majc pod kontrolou

itself pron

/tself/

Id love a car that drives itself.

samo

light v

/lat/

When night fell, the campers decided to light a fire to zaplit (ohe)
keep warm.

mint green adj

/mnt/

Its an unusual green; kind of a mint green.

mtov zelen

model n

/mdl/

Whats the name of the brand and model of your


computer?

model

muscle n

/msl/

This exciting exercise machine works nine major


muscle groups and gets your heart working in just a
few minutes.

sval

aplikace

pithnout

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name after phr v

/nem ft(r)/

I was named after my grandmother.

pojmenovat po

nap n

/np/

My son is only one year old. He has a two-hour nap


every afternoon.

zdmnut

old-fashioned adj

/ld fnd/

I think some religious names are now quite old-fash- staromdn


ioned, for example Angustias or Evaristo.

optimistic adj

/ptmstk/

Shes very optimistic and always looks for the positives.

optimistick

ordinary adj

/dnri/

White tigers are much less common than ordinary


tigers.

bn

overall adv

/vrl/

Overall, it seems that the best name for males is

celkov

powder n

/pad(r)/

She put the washing powder into the machine.

prek

preference n

/prefrns/

I dont mind, but my preference would be to meet at


1 p.m.

preference

pronounce v

/prnans/

If you know an English word, you may not know how vyslovit
to pronounce it correctly.

restless adj

/restls/

He can never focus on anything. Hes so restless.

neklidn

smartphone n

/smtfn/

This smartphone app translates while you talk.

chytr telefon

subtle shade of

/stl ed v/

This subtle shade of white, which has a slight blueish


hint, also gets its name from nature.

jemn odstn

translate v

/trnslet/

If you dont know an English word, this app can


translate it into your own language.

peloit

wallpaper n

/wlpep(r)/

Arsenic was used to create a colour called Paris


Green, which was commonly used in paint and wallpaper.

tapeta

wardrobe n

/wdrb/

I have a wardrobe full of clothes I never wear.

atn sk

James, which came near the top in all three categories.

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analysis n

/nlss/

Transform your life, your confidence, and your ward- analza


robe with colour analysis.

bill n

/bl/

The bill for dinner was really expensive.

et

bizarre adj

/bz(r)/

Famous people often give their children bizarre


names.

bizarn

call ... for short phr v

/kl ... f(r) t/

My name is Louise, but some people call me Lou for


short.

oslovovat zkrcen

catalogue n

/ktl/

Few people shop from catalogues now more buy


online.

katalog

caterpillar n

/ktpl(r)/

It is named after the wings of the Cabbage White


butterfly, so-called because the caterpillars feed on
cabbages.

housenka

correspond v

/krspnd/

The image they create in our mind does not corres


pond with the actual colour.

odpovdat

crayon n

/kren/

My children like to colour in pictures using crayons.

pastelka

creature n

/krit(r)/

The blue whale is the largest creature in the world.

tvor

critical adj

/krtkl/

He always finds negatives in people. Hes very critical.

kritick

each other pron

/it (r)/

They really dont like each other.

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gloss adj

/ls/

Shall we buy matt or gloss paint?

leskl

goddess n

/des/

Many gifts were given to the goddess of wealth because people wanted to become rich.

bohyn

hypochondriac n

/hapkndrik/

I worry about my health, and may be a bit of a hypo- hypochondr

chondriac.

isolated adj

/asletd/

I was so far away from everyone that I felt really


isolated.

izolovan

ivory adj

/avri/

I would say the colour of her wedding dress was


ivory, not white.

v barv slonoviny

life expectancy n

/laf kspektnsi/

The life expectancy is around 80 years in my country.

prmrn dlka ivota

matt adj

/mt/

Shall we buy matt or gloss paint?

matn

monument n

/mnjumnt/

Lots of monuments are made of important political


people.

pamtihodnost, pamtnk

perception n

/psepn/

The perception that he was lazy stayed with him for


decades.

dojem, vnmn

persistent adj

/psstnt/

Im really persistent. I dont give up easily.

vytrval

pine n

/pan/

Our new table is made of pine.

borovice

prospects n pl

/prspekt/

His job prospects arent good. There is too much


unemployment.

vyhldky

puzzle n

/pzl/

The puzzle has over 1,000 pieces.

skldaka

rank v

/rk/

A recent survey asked 6,000 people in the UK to rank ohodnotit


common names for men and women in three categories: success, luck, and attractiveness.

role model n

/rl mdl/

Which sportsperson from your country do you think


is a positive role model?

vzor

scale n

/skel/

In the US, grades are given on a scale from A (excellent) to D (poor).

stupnice

testing n

/test/

Its had zero accidents in thousands of hours of testing.

testovn

trend n

/trend/

Trends can look out of date very quickly.

trend

tulip n

/tjulp/

Black tulips are far more expensive than pink ones.

tulipn

turquoise adj

/tkwz/

First produced in 1998, the bright turquoise iMac


computer was a huge success for Apple.

tyrkysov

adaptor n

/dpt(r)/

I have a two-pin adaptor for use in Germany.

adaptr

brush n

/br/

I need a new brush for my hair.

kart

climb a mountain

/klam mantn/

Today, were going to climb a mountain. Its 2,000


metres high so I hope you arent scared of heights!

vylzt na horu

comb n

/km/

My hair is very fine so I only need a comb.

heben

flip flops n pl

/flp flps/

Flip flops make me think of the beach and summer.

abky

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Holidays

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/et snbnt/

get sunburnt phr v

Dont spend too long in the sun or youll get sun-

burnt.

split se

go camping phr v

/ kmp/

My children love being outdoors so were going to go jet stanovat


camping this summer.

go hiking phr v

/ hak/

Were really active on holiday. We love to go hiking.

jt na tru

go on a (guided) tour

/ n (add)
t(r)/

Did you go on a guided tour round the castle?

jt na vlet (s prvodcem)

go on a boat trip

/ n bt trp/

Were going to go on a boat trip on the River


Thames.

jet na vlet lod

go on a cruise

/ n kruz/

I want to go on a cruise around the Mediterranean


this summer.

jet na okrun plavbu

go on a package holiday

/ n pkd
hlde/

I dont want to go on a package holiday, I want


more freedom.

jet na dovolenou s ces


tovn kancel

go on a safari

/ n sfri/

Im going to go on a safari in Kenya this year.

jet na safari

go on a trekking holiday

/ n trek
hlde/

Were going to go on a trekking holiday in the Alps. jet na turistickou dovo

go sailing phr v

/ sel/

The lake is great to go sailing on.

go scuba-diving / snorkelling phr v

/ skub dav
/ snkl/

The Red Sea is an amazing place to go scuba-diving. potpt se, norchlovat

go sightseeing phr v

/ satsi/

I really want to go sightseeing when were in Rome.

poznvat pamtky

go surfing phr v

/ sf/

I used to go surfing every weekend when I was


younger. I got really good at it.

surfovat

go waterskiing / skiing
phr v

/ wtski /
ski/

I want to go skiing in the Alps this winter.

jezdit na vodnch lych /


lych

guidebook n

/ad bk/

The guidebook says this restaurant is good but


expensive.

prvodce

hairdryer n

/hedra(r)/

Theres a hairdryer in the hotel room.

vysoue vlas

have a massage

/hv ms/

I feel so relaxed. You should have a massage as well.

jt na mas

insect repellent n

/nsekt rpelnt/

I need some insect repellent. I keep getting bitten.

repelent proti hmyzu

make-up n

/mekp/

My wife never wears any make-up. She gets ready


really quickly in the morning.

lidla, minky

memory card n

/memri kd/

The memory card is full. Ill have to delete some


pictures.

pamov karta

nail scissors n pl

/nel szz/

Have you got any nail scisssors? My nails are getting nky na nehty
really long.

pack and unpack your bags

/pk nd npk
j(r) bz/

lenou

plachtit, plavit se

I always have so many things. I hate having to pack

zabalit a vybalit zavazadla

and unpack my bags.

phone charger n

/fn td(r)/

Have you seen my phone charger? My battery is


nearly gone.

nabjeka (na telefon)

pyjamas n pl

/pdmz/

Im not taking my pyjamas. It will be too hot at


night.

pyamo

raincoat n

/renkt/

Youll need your raincoat if youre going to Wales on pltnka


holiday.

razor n

/rez(r)/

I need a shave. Have you seen my razor?

holic strojek

see the sights

/si sats/

I really want to see the sights of London: Big Ben,


Buckingham Palace, and Nelsons Column.

navtvit pamtky

sunbathe on the beach

/snbe n
bit/

I find it so relaxing when I sunbathe on the beach.

opalovat se na pli

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sunscreen n

/snskrin/

Its 30 degrees today. Dont forget to put sunscreen


on the kids.

ochrann krm (proti


slunci)

swimming trunks n pl

/swm trks/

I really dont like swimming trunks. I much prefer


shorts.

pnsk plavky

swimsuit n

/swmsut/

Im going to the pool. Have you seen my swimsuit?

dmsk plavky

toothbrush n

/tubr/

The dentist said I need a new toothbrush.

kartek na zuby

toothpaste n

/tupest/

We need more toothpaste. I used the last bit up this


morning.

zubn pasta

towel n

/tal/

Im going to put this towel on the balcony to dry.

runk

volunteer work n

/vlnt(r) wk/

I did volunteer work in Africa when I was a student.

dobrovolnick prce

wash bag n

/w b/

Ive got a toothbrush and razor in my wash bag. I


dont need anything else.

kosmetick taka

watch the sunset

/wt snset/

We can watch the sunset at the end of the day from


our balcony.

sledovat zpad slunce

pekastv

Shops and services


bakers n

/bek(r)z/

I bought some fresh bread from the bakers.

be out of phr v

/bi at v/

Im sorry, were out of light bulbs at the moment, but nemt, dojt
we should be getting some in soon.

butchers n

/bt(r)z/

Can you buy some chicken from the butchers?

eznictv

chain store n

/ten st(r)/

You find chain stores like Starbucks everywhere.

obchodn etzec

chemists (NAmE drugstore) n

/kemstz/
(/drst(r)/)

Some shops, like a chemists, should be open 24/7.

lkrna

close down phr v

/klz dan/

A lot of local shops and businesses have been forced


to close down because of the recession.

ukonit innost

craft fair n

/krft fe(r)/

Everything at the craft fair is made by hand.

emesln trh

delicatessen (also deli) n

/delktesn/
(/deli/)

I bought some lovely meat from the delicatessen.

lahdkstv

DIY store (NAmE hardware


store) n

/di a wa st(r)/
(/hdwe(r)
st(r)/)

I got all the tools I need from the DIY store.

obchod pro kutily

dry cleaners n

/dra klin(r)z/

I got my suit cleaned at the dry cleaners.

istrna

estate agents n

/stet ednts/

I bought my house through the estate agents on the


high street.

realitn kancel

fishmongers n

/fm(r)z/

They have fresh fish every day in the fishmongers.

obchod s rybami

florists n

/flrsts/

These flowers were from the florists in town.

kvtinstv

greengrocers n

/rinrs(r)z/

There are some lovely seasonal fruit and vegetables


in the greengrocers.

zelinstv

hairdressers n

/hedres(r)z/

At which hairdressers did you get your hair cut?

kadenictv

health food store n

/hel fud st(r)/

I buy lots of food from the health food store.

obchod se zdravou
vivou

hypermarket n

/hapmkt/

I hate the hypermarket. Its too big.

hypermarket

jewellers n

/dul(r)z/

I bought this watch from the jewellers.

klenotnictv

launderette n

/lndret/

I need to take this duvet to the launderette to wash it. samoobslun prdelna
Its too big to wash at home.

look for phr v

/lk f(r)/

These directions say to look for the old town hall and hledat
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look round phr v

/lk rand/

Do you need any help?

rozhldnout se

No, thanks, I just want to look round.


market stall n

/mkt stl/

This is my favourite market stall in Camden market. stnek

newsagents n

/njuzednts/

The newsagents sells newspapers, magazines, and


sweets.

novinov stnek

off-licence n

/f lasns/

This wine was from the local off-licence.

obchod s lihovinami

open up phr v

/pn p/

Our first shop has been such a success my business


partner thinks we should open up another one.

otevt

stationers n

/sten(r)z/

The stationers will have lots of different coloured


paper.

paprnictv

travel agents n

/trvl ednts/

I never go to the travel agents. I always book my


holidays online.

cestovn kancel

try on phr v

/tra n/

Is there somewhere I can try on this sweater?

vyzkouet si

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activity n

/ktvti/

Seventy-five per cent engage in some kind of sporting aktivita, innost


activity.

aim n

/em/

Even when their main aim is to relax, travellers said


that they enjoyed seeing the sights.

cl

arrange v

/rend/

I need to arrange accommodation for my trip.

zadit

at the bottom of

/t btm v/

If you look at the bottom of the list it should be there. na konci, v doln sti

beauty salon n

/bjuti sln/

I get my nails done in a local beauty salon.

saln krsy

boarding pass n

/bd ps/

I cant find my boarding pass! My flight is boarding


at 11.00 a.m.

palubn lstek

communities n pl

/kmjunti/

The high street was once the heart of communities


across the UK.

komunita

destination n

/destnen/

This holiday destination is popular among all


nationalities.

destinace

disappear v

/dsp(r)/

More than one-third of the small high street shops


have disappeared.

zmizet

effort n

/eft/

You need to make more effort at school. Your teachers say you must try harder.

snaha

engage in phr v

/ned n/

Seventy-five per cent engage in some kind of sporting activity.

zapojit se do

free adj

/fri/

To try to save their high streets, some towns now offer bezplatn, zdarma
free parking nearby.

heart n

/ht/

The high street was once the heart of communities


across the UK.

high street n

/ha strit/

To try to save their high street, some towns offer free hlavn tda
parking.

history n

/hstri/

I am really interested in the past. Thats why I want to historie


study history at university.

illustration n

/lstren/

A few years later, a friend asked me to do an illustration for her business. She liked what I did and it
inspired me to start painting again.

ilustrace

influence v

/nfluns/

How does the place where you live influence what


you buy?

ovlivnit

srdce, centrum

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keen on adj

/kin n/

I am really keen on holidays that offer sporting


activities.

naden nm

leave behind phr v

/liv bhand/

Please check your room thoroughly and make sure


you dont leave behind any personal belongings.

zapomenout

live music

/lav mjuzk/

Others plan to have live music and theatre performances in the town centre.

iv hudba

mainly adv

/menli/

Overall, does she feel mainly positive or mainly nega- pevn


tive about her job?

nationality n

/nnlti/

My nationality is British but my family are from


Pakistan.

nrodnost

organic adj

/nk/

I prefer organic food, even if it is more expensive.

organick

performance n

/pfmns/

The theatre performance takes place in the town


centre.

pedstaven

photo frame n

/ft frem/

I need a new photo frame for this picture.

fotormeek

repetitive adj

/rpettv/

The job is very repetitive. I do the same thing every


day.

opakujc se, monotnn

replace v

/rples/

Theyre not serving my favourite coffee here any


more. I hope they replace it with something similar.

nahradit

reveal v

/rvil/

Hopefully the survey will reveal that consumers are


happy with our new product.

odhalit

struggle v

/strl/

Many small shops struggle to make money.

bojovat

tourism n

/trzm/

These holidays combine volunteer work and tourism. cestovn

typical adj

/tpkl/

I look like a typical tourist.

typick

undisputed adj

/ndspjutd/

The beach, for instance, was the undisputed leader


among all destinations in the survey.

nesporn

unique adj

/junik/

Is there a place where it is easy to discover unique


and hard-to-find things from the best British sellers?

jedinen

unwanted adj

/nwntd/

Second-hand shops sell unwanted products to other


people.

nechtn

wooden adj

/wdn/

devn
I make wooden signs with clever sayings. Champagne is the answer is one of my most popular signs.

workshop n

/wkp/

Id also love a little workshop so that I didnt have to dlna


work in my kitchen!

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admit v

/dmt/

When something is your fault, you should admit it


rather than cover up your mistake.

piznat, pipustit

alcohol n

/lkhl/

People drink more alcohol than usual on holiday.

alkohol

backpack n

/bkpk/

Im taking a backpack as my luggage.

batoh

Britons n pl

/brtn/

Britons spend 118 million replacing forgotten


holiday items.

Britov

car-sharing n

/k(r) er/

Car-sharing is good for the environment.

sdlen automobil

commercial adj

/kml/

Mothers Day and Fathers Day are just commercial komern


opportunities for shops to sell more.

conduct v

/kndkt/

We should conduct a survey to find out the most


popular holiday destination.

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consider v

/knsd/

Ive never wanted to go scuba-diving before, but I


would consider trying it on holiday.

zvit

couch-surfing n

/kat sf/

If I went travelling I would try couch-surfing so I


didnt have to spend a lot of money on hotels.

couchsurfing (bezplatn
ubytovn)

cushion n

/kn/

I need a cushion. This chair is so uncomfortable.

polt(ek)

eager to soak up

/i(r) t sk p/

When I go on holiday, I am eager to soak up the his- dychtiv nast


tory and culture of the place I visit.

extremely adv

/kstrimli/

Sunbathing is extremely popular with young adults. nesmrn


Almost 50% named it as their favourite holiday
activity.

fee n

/fi/

Websites like homelink.org can arrange this for a


small fee.

poplatek

frugal adj

/frul/

I need to be frugal for the rest of the holiday Ive


nearly spent all of my money!

etrn, stdm

globe n

/lb/

People from across the globe visit Paris.

svt, zemkoule

glorious adj

/lris/

Im going to make the most of my last glorious


morning in the sun.

ndhern

hand-painted adj

/hnd pentd/

All the cups and vases are hand-painted.

run malovan

holidaymakers n pl

/hldemek(r)/

A new survey of holidaymakers in Europe and the


USA has found that the type of holiday you enjoy
most may depend on the country you come from.

rekreanti, turist

hoses n pl

/hz/

As soon as I saw some of the London Fire Brigades


old hoses, I instantly fell in love with them.

hadice

hotelier n

/hteli(r)/

The hotelier who welcomed us was extremely polite. hotelir

orphanage n

/fnd/

I helped in an orphanage looking after the children.

sirotinec

period n

/prid/

I had a period off work last year.

obdob

personalized adj

/psnlazd/

I got a personalized watch for my 18th birthday.

opaten jmnem

pop-up shop n

/pp p p/

Pop-up shops are quirky, interesting shops that


close or change after a few weeks.

doasn obchod

pros and cons

/prz nd kns/

We need to think about the pros and cons before we


decide.

pro a proti

quirky adj

/kwki/

Pop-up shops are quirky, interesting shops that


close or change after a few weeks.

svrzn

realize v

/rilaz/

It took me a while to realize that I couldnt be without her.

uvdomit si

recognize v

/reknaz/

He has changed so much that I didnt recognize him.

poznat

reverse n

/rvs/

Put the car into reverse.

zpteka

routine n

/rutin/

She follows the same routine every day.

rutina

security screener n

/skrin(r)/

Passengers are most polite to the security security


screener.

bezpenostn kontrolor

seem v

/sim/

The numbers seem to be right, but Im not sure.

zdt se

stroke n

/strk/

Id always enjoyed painting, but about ten years ago I mozkov mrtvice
had a stroke.

suppose v

/spz/

I suppose he will be late, as usual.

pedpokldat

upmarket adj

/pmkt/

I like upmarket restaurants, but they cost so much.

pro nron

X-ray n

/eks re/

I had an X-ray to see if my foot was broken.

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File 3
Vocabulary Banks
Photography
behind prep

/bhand/

The shop is behind the museum.

za

blurred adj

/bld/

A photo can be blurred if you move when you are


taking it.

neostr, rozmazan

flash n

/fl/

You use flash when you want to take a photo somewhere dark, e.g. indoors or at night.

blesk

in front of

/n frnt v/

Youll find the post office in front of the cinema.

ped

in the background

/n bkrand/

You can see their house in the background of the


photo.

v pozad

in the bottom right-hand


corner

/n btm rat
hnd kn(r)/

Thats my sister in the bottom right-hand corner.

v pravm dolnm rohu

in the centre

/n sent(r)/

My parents are standing in the centre.

uprosted

in the distance

/n dstns/

You can see the church in the distance.

v dlce

in the foreground

/n frand/

All of the small children are in the foreground.

v poped

in the top right-hand corner /n tp rat hnd Thats our house in the top right-hand corner.

kn(r)/

v pravm hornm rohu

lens n

/lenz/

With good cameras you can use different lenses, e.g. a objektiv, oka
wide-angle lens.

on top of

/n tp v/

You can see our cat on top of the table.

na

opposite prep

/pzt/

My mum is sitting opposite Colin.

naproti

out of focus adj

/at v fks/

A photo can be out of focus if you move when you


are taking it.

rozosten

photocopy n

/ftkpi/

A photocopy is a copy of a piece of paper or page in fotokopie


a book made with a special machine.

photogenic adj

/ftdenk/

Photogenic means looking attractive in photos.

fotogenick

photograph n

/ftrf/

A photograph is a picture that is taken with a


camera.

fotografie

photographer n

/ftrf(r)/

A photographer is a person who takes photos.

fotograf(ka)

photographic adj

/ftrfk/

Ive bought lots of new photographic equipment.

fotografick

photography n

/ftrfi/

Photography is the skill of taking photos.

fotografovn

portrait setting n

/ptrt set/

Many cameras have a portrait setting to use when


you want to take a photo of a person.

portrtov nastaven

zoom in phr v

/zum n/

You zoom in when you are far away from something piblit
and you want to take a close-up of it.

Useful words and phrases


angle n

/l/

anti-social behaviour n

/nti sl
bhevj(r)/

If you change the angle of your photos you can make hel
them more interesting and unusual.
The aim of the new rule is to reduce crime and anti-

social behaviour in the town centre.

protispoleensk chovn

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miminko

baby n

/bebi/

Shes married and has a six-month-old baby called


Mario.

babysitter n

/bebist(r)/

Three cinemas in the area have agreed to put on early osoba na hldn (dt)
afternoon sessions so that parents avoid calling the
babysitter.

back up v

/bkp/

You could back up your photos on a CD-ROM.

zlohovat

ban v

/bn/

Police ban teenagers from the centre of the Welsh


town of Bangor at night.

zakzat

buggy n

/bi/

You see lots of mothers pushing their babies in a


buggy.

korek

child n

/tald/

I was an only child so I didnt have as much opportu- dt


nity to be as naughty as other kids.

curfew n

/kfju/

The new curfew is in place between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. zkaz vychzen

data centre n

/det sent(r)/

But this just means your files are in a companys data datov centrum
centre on guess what? a whole load of hard drives.

deck n

/dek/

Malaysia Airlines has decided to ban children under


12 years of age from the top deck of its A380 planes.

deteriorate v

/dtriret/

If you store your photos as .jpegs the file will actually zhorit se
deteriorate every time you copy or resave it.

digital adj

/ddtl/

A digital photo lasts forever, right?

discriminatory adj

/dskrmntri/

While some have called the decision discriminatory, diskriminan


others agree with it.

erase v

/rez/

One big magnet could erase your drive in an instant. vymazat

file format n

/fal fmt/

If you store your photos as .jpegs (the most common


file format), the file will actually deteriorate every
time you copy or resave it.

formt souboru

fine n

/fan/

Any person under 16 who is caught in the centre of


town without a parent or adult guardian could go to
jail for three months or pay a 2,500 fine.

pokuta

flash drives n pl

/fl drav/

This is also true for flash drives, memory cards, and flash disky
the rest. Todays high-tech storage solution is tomorrows useless floppy disk.

floppy disk n

/flpi dsk/

disketa
This is also true for flash drives, memory cards, and
the rest. Todays high-tech storage solution is tomorrows useless floppy disk.

gunshots n pl

/nt/

Films with loud, surprising noises, such as gunshots,


are usually not shown.

hard drive n

/hd drav/

Back them up on a separate hard drive or CD-ROM. pevn disk

in his / her early twenties


(=2023)

/n hz / h(r) li
twentiz/

My son left home in his early twenties.

ve vku pes dvacet let

in his / her late forties


(=4749)

/n hz / h(r) let
ftiz/

She finished work in her late forties.

ve vku tm padesti let

in his / her mid-thirties


(= 3436)

/n hz / h(r) md
tiz/

She had children in her mid-thirties.

ve vku mezi ticeti a


tyiceti lety

jail n

/del/

Any person under 16 who is caught in the centre of


town without a parent or adult guardian could go to
jail for three months or pay a 2,500 fine.

vzen

middle-aged adj

/mdl edd/

I hate being middle-aged. I want to be young again.

stednho vku

paluba

digitln

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offline adj

/flan/

Major sites like Netflix, Pinterest, and Instagram


were knocked offline for almost a whole day.

offline

pensioner n

/penn(r)/

A pensioner can ride for free on the bus when they

dchodce, dchodkyn

perspective n

/pspektv/

If you change the angle or the perspective of your


photos you can make them more interesting and
unusual.

perspektiva

pose v

/pz/

Its better to pose standing up than sitting down.

pzovat

pre-teen adj

/pri tin/

I have a pre-teen class; the students are all aged 11


or 12.

pedpubertln

quarrel v

/kwrl/

When I was a teenager I used to quarrel with my


sister.

hdat se

resave v

/risev/

If you store your photos as .jpegs the file will actually znovu uloit
deteriorate every time you copy or resave it.

rules n pl

/rul/

The airlines new child rules were causing controversy.

pravidla

scooter n

/skut/

Lots of young children go to school on scooters. Its


faster than walking.

kolobka

screaming adj

/skrim/

In spite of the screaming babies, she managed to


enjoy the experience.

kic

subject n

/sbdekt/

In most photos, the subject is looking at the camera.

objekt

teenager n

/tined(r)/

Were you a rebellious teenager?

teenager

toddler n

/tdl(r)/

Our toddler has started nursery.

batole

viewer n

/vju(r)/

This can make a photo more interesting the viewer divk


wants to know what the person is looking at.

are 65.

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ovlivovat

affect v

/fekt/

The high costs affect attendance at matches.

allow v

/la/

They wont allow you to park here without a permit. dovolit, umonit

army n

/mi/

My dad was in the army so my family moved around armda


a lot.

astrology n

/strldi/

Do you like astrology? My star sign is Aries.

astrologie

bookworm n

/bkwm/

I read so many books. I am a real bookworm.

knihomol

branch n

/brnt/

I was wearing a pink frilly dress and it got caught in


a branch!

vtev

changeable adj

/tendbl/

The weather didnt use to be this changeable.

promnliv

conflict n

/knflkt/

I think Im still someone who avoids conflict. I hate


fighting.

konflikt

corridor n

/krd(r)/

Her office is at the end of the corridor.

chodba

creep v

/krip/

I tried to creep down the corridor quietly.

plit se

damage v

/dmd/

Experts disagree about how much damage this can


do, but the damage is real.

koda, pokozen

destroy v

/dstr/

There are plenty of things that can damage or even


destroy those high-tech memories.

zniit

discuss v

/dsks/

We should sit down and discuss the situation together. projednat

entire adj

/nta(r)/

This is the first time a town in the UK has banned


children from an entire city centre.

cel

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fade v

/fed/

Over time, memories can fade or disappear.

blednout

frilly adj

/frli/

I used to wear a pink frilly dress.

s volnky

girly adj

/li/

I was a good mix between a girly girl and a tomboy. holi

guardian n

/din/

opatrovnk, zkonn
Any person under 16 who is caught in the centre of
town without a parent or adult guardian could go to zstupce
jail for three months or pay a 2,500 fine.

harmful adj

/hmfl/

Some groups of people are trying to stop it because


they think its harmful and unfair.

kodliv

headlines n pl

/hedlan/

What do the headlines in the newspapers say?

titulky

hide v

/had/

My children always hide from me, but its easy to find schovat se
them.

high-tech adj

/ha tek/

There are plenty of things that can damage or even


destroy those high-tech memories.

supermodern

magnet n

/mnt/

Before then, one big magnet could erase your drive


in an instant.

magnet

mix n

/mks/

I eat a healthy mix of fresh vegetables and fruit.

sms

naughty adj

/nti/

Id say I was a pretty well-behaved child. I wasnt


naughty very often.

neposlun

obsolete adj

/bslit/

Technology becomes obsolete the older it gets.

zastaral

onto prep

/nt/, /ntu/

The mouse ran onto the table.

na

pavement n

/pevmnt/

Dont ride your bike on the pavement.

chodnk

playground n

/plerand/

I dont think teenagers should be allowed in the


childrens playground.

hit

portrait n

/ptrt/

Brian Voce is a professional portrait photographer.

portrt

preserve v

/przv/

It may be too late to save Grandmas photos, but you zachovat


can still preserve yours.

rely v

/rla/

Can I rely on you to finish this in time?

spolehnout se

robberies n pl

/rbri/

In the last year, the area has seen a large number of

loupee

robberies by young people.

scenery n

/sinri/

Do you prefer taking photos of scenery or portraits


of people?

scenrie

spa n

/sp/

Im having a massage at the spa.

lzn

surprising adj

/spraz/

Films with loud, surprising noises, such as gunshots,


are usually not shown.

neoekvan, pekvapujc

tablet n

/tblt/

I play lots of games and do some emails on my tablet. tablet

tomboy n

/tmb/

I was a good mix between a girly girl and a tomboy. divoka

treat v

/trit/

Both parents and some politicians have criticized


the rule, which they say treats all young people like
criminals.

turbulence n

/tbjlns/

Later on during the flight we had a lot of turbulence. turbulence

unfair adj

/nfe(r)/

Some groups of people are trying to stop it because


they think its harmful and unfair.

nefr

well-behaved adj

/wel bhevd/

Id say I was a pretty well-behaved child. I wasnt


naughty very often.

dobe vychovan

zachzet

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Rubbish and recycling
bin n

/bn/

Can you empty the bin? Its full of rubbish.

ko

bin bag n

/bn b/

We need a new bin bag in the bin.

sek do koe

bottle n

/btl/

I drink a bottle of water with dinner.

lhev

can n

/kn/

Can I have a can of cola?

plechovka

cardboard box n

/kdbd bks/

The cereal is in that cardboard box.

kartonov krabice

carton n

/ktn/

I had a small carton of juice.

krabice

The dustman collects the bins every week.

popel

dustman (also refuse collec- /dstmn/


(/refjus
tor, NAmE garbage collecklekt(r)/, /
tor) n

bd
klekt(r)/)

give away phr v

/v we/

Im moving house in a few weeks, and Ive decided


to give away a lot of books and clothes to a charity
shop.

rozdat

jar n

/d(r)/

Can you open this jar of jam for me, please?

(zavaovac) sklenice

landfill site n

/lndfl sat/

Too much rubbish is buried in the ground in landfill

skldka

sites.

lid n

/ld/

The lid wont open. Can you help?

vko

packet n

/pkt/

Would you like a packet of crisps ?

balek

plastic bag n

/plstk b/

I take my own bag so I dont have to use a plastic

igelitov taka
polystyrenov tcek

bag.

polystyrene tray n

/plistarin tre/

The chips came in a polystyrene tray.

reapply v

/ripla/

You should reapply sunscreen every hour if you have znovu aplikovat
fair skin.

recycle v

/risakl/

Theres a bottle bank at the local supermarket where recyklovat


you can recycle all your glass bottles and jars.

repay v

/rpe/

When are you going to repay them the money you


borrowed?

splatit

replay v

/riple/

They will have to replay the match next Saturday.

odehrt znovu

rethink v

/rik/

If youre not sure about the project, you should


rethink the whole thing.

znovu promyslet

reuse v

/rijuz/

Many supermarkets now charge extra for plastic


bags. They prefer customers to have shopping bags
which they can reuse.

znovu pout

rubbish (NAmE garbage,


trash) n

/rb/ (/bd/,
/tr/)

Can you empty the bin? Its full of rubbish.

odpadky

sell-by date n

/sel ba det/

How old are they? Whats the sell-by date?

datum spoteby

take ... away phr v

/tek ... we/

odnst
In many countries there are special containers for
used glass and cardboard. People then come and take
them away to be recycled.

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take out phr v

/tek at/

Please could you take out the rubbish? I did it yester- vynst
day.

throw ... away phr v

/r ... we/

If that pen doesnt work, just throw it away. I hate


having pens around that dont work.

vyhodit

tin n

/tn/

I need a tin of tomatoes for the sauce.

plechovka

tub n

/tb/

Theres a tub of ice cream in the freezer.

kelmek

waste n

/west/

We recycle over 50% of our waste.

odpad

waste-paper basket n

/west pep
bskt/

I have a small waste-paper basket in my office.

odpadkov ko na papr

wrapper n

/rp(r)/

Dont throw your chocolate wrapper on the floor.

obal

Study and work


apply for a job

/pla f(r) db/ As soon as I graduate Im going to apply for a job.

uchzet se o prci

attend an interview

/tend n ntvju/ I have to attend an interview for a new job on

zastnit se pohovoru

campus n

/kmps/

The main university campus is located around


Gower Street.

kampus, arel vysok


koly

dissertation n

/dsten/

At the end of the course I need to write a 20,000 word dizertace


dissertation.

experience n

/ksprins/

I have five years of experience as a lawyer.

praxe

faculties n pl

/fkltiz/

We have faculties in Science, Social Science, and


Business.

fakulty

get a job offer

/et db f(r)/

You might have to attend several interviews before


you get a job offer.

dostat pracovn nabdku

halls of residence n pl

/hlz v rezdns/ Many students, particularly first year undergraduates and overseas students, live in halls of residence.

koleje

have an interview

/hv n ntvju/

Im going to have an interview tomorrow.

mt pohovor

lectures n pl

/lektz/

Students must attend lectures.

pednky

look out for job


vacancies

/lk at f(r) db
veknsiz/

Im looking out for job vacancies but there is no


work.

hledat voln msta

postgraduates n pl

/pstrduts/

Postgraduates are students who are studying for a

postgraduln studenti

professors n pl

/prfesz/

UCL has around 4,000 academic and research staff


and 650 professors.

qualifications n pl

/kwlfkenz/

What qualifications do you have that make you right kvalifikace


for the job?

referee n

/refri/

Youll need someone to be your referee and write


about how good you are.

seminars n pl

/semnz/

In seminars students have the chance to discuss topics semine


and ask questions.

skills n pl

/sklz/

I have the skills to be a mechanic but there is no


work.

dovednosti

thesis n

/iss/

During a PhD students have to write a doctoral


thesis.

diplomov / doktorandsk
/ disertan prce

tutor n

/tjut(r)/

Course tutors usually run seminars.

vysokokolsk lektor

undergraduates n pl

/ndrduts/

Undergraduates usually study for three years for

vysokokolt studenti

Monday.

Masters or PhD.

their degree.

profesoi

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webine

webinars n pl

/webnz/

work as an intern

/wk z n ntn/ In the summer Im going to work as an intern.

pracovat jako stista

write a CV / covering
letter

/rat si vi /
kvr let(r)/

It took me hours to write a CV and covering letter,


but now I can use them for lots of jobs.

napsat ivotopis /
motivan dopis

Students can watch webinars rather than attend


seminars or lectures.

Useful words and phrases


A-level n

/e levl/

Applicants should have qualifications such as an


A-level in mathematics or biology.

maturita

accurate adj

/kjrt/

Its important to be accurate when reporting what


others say.

pesn

antiques n pl

/ntik/

He loves everything old. He collects lots of different


antiques.

staroitnosti

applicant n

/plknt/

The successful applicant will be a bird keeper with at zjemce, uchaze


least two years experience of working with a variety
of bird species.

automatic adj

/tmtk/

Where I come from, its automatic: at age 11 you get automatick


a job.

comedian n

/kmidin/

The comedian was really funny.

komik

dangerous chemicals

/dendrs
kemkl/

This is a growing problem because some mobile


phone parts contain dangerous chemicals.

nebezpen chemiklie

degree n

/dri/

If I get a good degree, Ill be able to find an


interesting job.

titul

delivery service n

/dlvri svs/

The other job was working with my granddad for a


frozen-food delivery service.

rozvkov sluba

demand n

/dmnd/

As demand for mobiles and smartphones increases,


the problem is going to get even worse.

poptvka

door to door adj

/d(r) t d(r)/

I did two humiliating Saturday jobs. The first was


selling vacuum cleaners door to door. I didnt sell a
single one.

dm od domu, podomn

estimate v

/estmet/

I would estimate that the outside wall is about 2.5


metres tall.

odhadovat

exploit v

/ksplt/

We must ensure we do not exploit our interns they vyut


should feel that their time with us has been interesting
and enjoyable, not stressful and unpleasant.

explorer n

/ksplr(r)/

Sir Ranulph Fiennes is an explorer who has been to


the Arctic and climbed many mountains.

cestovatel

gravel n

/rvl/

I have gravel on my drive.

trk

guarantee n

/rnti/

There was no guarantee of a contract at the end of


the internship.

zruka

handle v

/hndl/

You need to handle this work of art carefully its


very expensive.

manipulovat

ingredients n pl

/nridints/

Have we got all of the ingredients to make this dish?

ingredience

internship n

/ntnp/

For many young graduates, starting out in a new


career means taking an unpaid internship.

st, praxe

lung n

/l/

Some phone batteries contain cadmium, a metal


which can cause lung cancer.

plce

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pota

mail n

/mel/

My favourite part was going in the lorry to collect


the mail from the station.

management n

/mndmnt/

The company does not do well, because the manage- veden, management
ment is so poor.

metal n

/metl/

They contain small quantities of metal such as


platinum.

kov

minimum n

/mnmm/

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two


years experience.

minimum

parts n pl

/pt/

This is a growing problem because some mobile


phone parts contain dangerous chemicals.

sti

plastics n pl

/plstk/

The plastics in phones can be melted down to be


made into traffic cones.

plasty

quantities n pl

/kwntti/

They contain small quantities of metals such as


platinum, which is used to make jewellery.

mnostv

sand n

/snd/

My shoe was full of sand after going to the beach.

psek

saucepans n pl

/sspn/

Batteries contain nickel, which can be used to make


stainless steel for saucepans.

rendlky, kastroly

second-hand adj

/seknd hnd/

Its good to recycle and reuse second-hand mobiles.

z druh ruky

specialized adj

/spelazd/

Many phones are then passed to specialized repair


centres.

specializovan

torch n

/tt/

You should take gloves and a torch with you before


going to look in bins.

baterka

unlocked adj

/nlkt/

The door was left unlocked so anyone could go in.

nezamen

unpaid adj

/nped/

For many young graduates, starting out in a new


career means taking an unpaid internship.

neplacen

unused adj

/njuzd/

What do you think restaurants or supermarkets in


your town should do with unused food?

nepouit

wage n

/wed/

Legally, most interns in the UK are entitled to the


minimum wage.

mzda

zoo n

/zu/

He works with elephants in a zoo.

zoo

More words in File 4


bottle bank n

/btl bk/

Dont put wine bottles in the rubbish. We need to


take them to the bottle bank.

kontejner na sklo

brain damage n

/bren dmd/

The phones electrical circuits contain lead, which


can cause brain damage.

pokozen mozku

breadcrumbs n pl

/bredkrmz/

Have you been using my laptop? Its covered in


breadcrumbs.

drobky

canoe n

/knu/

I took my canoe out to sea.

knoe

combination n

/kmbnen/

They call themselves freegans a combination of


the words free and vegan.

kombinace

components n pl

/kmpnnt/

Then components such as the keypad are checked.

komponenty

conservation project

/knsven
prdkt/

I took a gap year and worked on a conservation


project in Peru.

projekt na ochranu /
zachovn ivotnho
prosted

convince v

/knvns/

I was knocking on peoples doors to try to convince


them to buy something.

pesvdit

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council n

/kansl/

What could your local council do to make it easier to obecn rada


recycle where you live?

cover v

/kv(r)/

Can you cover the sofa with a blanket? That should


make it more comfortable.

disturbing adj

/dstb/

This is especially disturbing since four million people zneklidujc


in Britain cant afford a healthy diet.

do a round

/du rand/

absolvovat koleko
Before I got the newspaper delivery job, they asked
me to do a round with one of the other workers to see
if I was any good.

handler n

/hndl(r)/

A fine art mover is seeking to fill a vacancy for the


position of Art Handler.

obsluha, manipultor

humiliating adj

/hjumliet/

I did two humiliating Saturday jobs. They were so


embarrassing.

poniujc

illustrator n

/lstret(r)/

Hes a childrens book illustrator.

ilustrtor

intern n

/ntn/

We must ensure we do not exploit our intern he


should feel that his time with us has been interesting
and enjoyable, not stressful and unpleasant.

stista

landlines n pl

/lndlan/

The rest of the phones are sent to places in Asia and


Africa where they are especially needed because
there are few landlines.

pevn linky

lead n

/led/

The phones electrical circuits contain lead, which


can cause brain damage.

olovo

melt down phr v

/melt dan/

The plastics in phones can be melted down to be


made into traffic cones.

roztavit

minimum wage n

/mnmm wed/

Legally, most interns in the UK are entitled to the


minimum wage.

minimln mzda

nickel n

/nkl/

Batteries contain nickel, which can be used to make


stainless steel for saucepans.

nikl

pocket money n

/pkt mni/

My dad never gave me a penny of pocket money


after the age of 11.

kapesn

PR (public relations) n

/pi (r)/ (/pblk


rlenz/)

In fact, nearly 40% of internships are unpaid, especially in industries such as fashion, PR, media, and
politics.

PR (styk s veejnost)

release into the soil

/rlis nt sl/

If we send all of them to landfill sites, over 130,000


kilos of lead will be released into the soil.

uvolnit do pdy

retake v

/ritek/

If I can get a job, I might not retake my exams.

opakovat (zkouku)

rigorous adj

/rrs/

When a phone arrives at a recycling centre it goes


through a rigorous testing process.

psn, dkladn

sell v

/sel/

I did two humiliating Saturday jobs. The first was


selling vacuum cleaners door to door.

prodat

shelf-stacker n

/elf stk(r)/

I worked as a shelf-stacker in a supermarket.

pracovnk doplujc
zbo

slave labour n

/slev leb(r)/

The conditions are so bad its like slave labour.

otroina

species n

/spiiz/

The successful applicant will be a bird keeper with at druh


least two years experience of working with a variety
of bird species.

stainless steel n

/stenls stil/

Batteries contain nickel, which can be used to make


stainless steel for saucepans.

zakrt

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unthinkable adj

/nkbl/

The even greener alternative to recycling seems


almost unthinkable: its to keep your current phone
for more than the usual 12 months!

nemysliteln

vacancy n

/veknsi/

Ive seen a job vacancy in your department.

voln pozice

vegan n

/vin/

They call themselves freegans a combination of


the words free and vegan.

vegan

/bi n/

What time will the movie be on?

vyslat se

My childen love watching Disney cartoons.

kreslen filmy

/tt z/

Chat shows are just a way for famous people to sell

talk show

commercials (also adverts) n pl

/kmlz/
(/dvts/)

There are commercials nearly every five minutes


here.

reklamy

cookery programmes n pl

/kkri
prrmz/

Cookery programmes often focus on the food of a

poady o vaen

current affairs programmes n pl

/krnt fez
prrmz/

I really enjoy current affairs programmes about


world political issues.

poady o aktulnm dn

documentaries n pl

/dkjumentriz/

My son loves watching documentaries, especially


about nature.

dokumenty

drama series n pl

/drm sriz/

Many drama series are based on famous novels.

dramatick serily

films n pl

/flmz/

I never have time to go to the cinema. I only get to


watch films on a plane.

filmy

live sport n

/lav spt/

Often you can only watch live sport on TV if you pay sport iv
for it.

period dramas n pl

/prid drmz/

Britain is famous for period dramas such as Downton Abbey.

historick dramata

quiz shows n pl

/kwz z/

I find most quiz shows quite challenging.

televizn kvzy

reality shows n pl

/rilti z/

Reality shows like Big Brother are becoming less

reality show

remote control n

/rmt kntrl/

Can you pass the remote control? I want to watch


something else.

screen n

/skrin/

I think the screen needs cleaning. It looks really dirty. obrazovka

sitcoms n pl

/stkmz/

Sitcoms make me laugh.

situan komedie

soaps n pl

/sps/

Soaps are some of the most popular shows in the

televizn serily

speakers n pl

/spikz/

The speakers give cinema-quality sound.

reproduktory

stand n

/stnd/

Now we have a flatscreen TV I think we need a


smaller stand for it.

stojan, podstavec

switch over v

/swtv(r)/

Can you switch over to the football?

pepnout

the news n

/ njuz/

I think the news has got worse since it became 24


hours a day.

zprvy

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Vocabulary Banks
Television
be on v

cartoons (also animation) n pl /ktunz/

(/nmen/)

chat shows n pl

things.

particular country.

popular.

world.

dlkov ovlada

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turn down phr v

/tn dan/

Can you turn down the volume? Its so loud.

ztiit

turn off phr v

/tn f/

Turn off the TV before you come to bed.

vypnout

turn on phr v

/tn n/

My daughter turns on the TV as soon as she gets up.

zapnout

turn up phr v

/tn p/

Can you turn up the sound? I cant hear it.

zeslit

weather forecast n

/we fkst/

The weather forecast constantly changes and is


never very accurate.

pedpov poas

barn n

/bn/

The weather was so bad we put all the animals in the


barn.

stodola

bush n

/b/

Look at that bird sitting on top of the bush.

ke

cliff n

/klf/

I love to walk along the cliff near the sea.

tes

cockerel n

/kk()r()l/

The cockerel is so loud he wakes everyone up in the


morning.

kohout

cow n

/ka/

I love the fresh milk we get from our cow.

krva

farmhouse n

/fmhas/

Our farmhouse is miles from the town.

farma

fence n

/fens/

I have a new fence between mine and my neighbours plot


garden.

field n

/fild/

I love looking over the field at the end of my garden.

pole

gate n

/et/

There is a gate to the back garden at the side of my


house.

brna

grass n

/rs/

Its been so hot that the grass is no longer green, its


brown.

trva

grow v

/r/

We grow carrots, cabbages, and peas on our farm.

pstovat

harvest v

/hvst/

As a child, I always wanted to help harvest the crops


on my parents farm.

sklzet

hedge n

/hed/

Look over that hedge at the end of the field.

iv plot

hens n pl

/henz/

Hens are female chickens.

slepice

hill n

/hl/

Its not really a mountain. Its smaller more like a


hill.

kopec

lambs n pl

/lmz/

Sheep give birth to lambs in the spring.

jehata

leaf (pl leaves) n

/lif/ (/livz/)

In the autumn, the leaves change to some amazing


colours.

list(y)

mud n

/md/

The football pitch is more like mud than grass. I


blame the rain.

blto

path n

/p/

Walk along the path for five minutes and then turn
right.

pina

pick v

/pk/

We plant courgettes in May and pick them from July sbrat


to September.

plant v

/plnt/

We plant courgettes in May and pick them from July zasadit


to September.

pond n

/pnd/

I have a small pond in my garden with a few fish in it. jezrko

rocks n pl

/rks/

I loved climbing on and fishing in the rocks when I


was a child.

skly

sheep n pl

/ip/

Sheep give birth to lambs in the spring.

ovce

sticks n pl

/stks/

We need more sticks for this fire.

vtve

The country

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stones n pl

/stnz/

This beach has too many stones. I prefer sandy ones.

kameny

stream n

/strim/

Theres a little stream, but its too small to fish in.

potok

valley n

/vli/

The river goes down the mountain and runs along the dol
valley at the bottom.

wood n

/wd/

Its not really a forest. Id call it a small wood.

les

Useful words and phrases


already adv

/lredi/

Do you sometimes re-watch an episode of a series


that youve already seen?

ji

calendar n

/klnd(r)/

The calendar says it is 1 May, but the weather


doesnt agree.

kalend

club n

/klb/

They put on activities or meetings every night of the


week singing workshops, the garden club, Zumba,
as well as monthly films and occasional quiz nights.

klub

control v

/kntrl/

Sadly, we cant control the weather.

ovldat

create v

/kriet/

How long does it take to create an episode?

vytvoit

driving licence n

/drav lasns/

I didnt know you could drive. How long have you


had your driving licence?

idisk prkaz

entertain v

/entten/

I like to entertain myself by chatting on the web.

zabavit se

fictional adj

/fknl/

The Archers, which is about life in a fictional village, fiktivn


was conceived as a way of providing information
about new farming methods.

food shortage n

/td/

There is likely to be a food shortages this year because of the strike.

nedostatek potravin

freezer n

/friz(r)/

Is there any ice cream in the freezer?

mrazk

housewife n

/haswaf/

My mother doesnt have a job. She is a housewife.

ena vdomcnosti

idyllic adj

/dlk/

Ill grow all my own food. It will be idyllic and


friends will come to stay and tell me how lucky I am
to live here.

idylick

jump v

/dmp/

Sales were seen to jump from 20% to 40% after the


new product range came out.

vyskoit

lately adv

/letli/

I havent watched TV at all lately. Ive been too busy. v posledn dob

lonely adj

/lnli/

I became so lonely, I often used to sit in my car and


listen to the kind voice of the satnav lady.

osaml

methods n pl

/med/

It was conceived as a way of providing information


about new farming methods..

metody

move back phr v

/muv bk/

Penny has no plans to move back to London. She


wants to stay in the countryside.

pesthovat se zpt

objective adj

/bdektv/

The news on TV is not objective, as most channels are objektivn


controlled by the government.

occasional adj

/kenl/

There are monthly films and occasional quiz nights.

pleitostn

persuade v

/pswed/

Can you persuade her to come?

pesvdit

praise n

/prez/

I am difficult to please; I only give praise when I think chvla


something is exceptional.

press v

/pres/

It was just good enough to make me press next


every time the episode finished.

stisknout

process n

/prses/

Whats the process for creating a TV programme?

postup

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provider n

/prvad(r)/

Netflix is an American provider of on-demand inter- poskytovatel


net streaming media.

recently adv

/risntli/

I have been going out a lot recently. I went out every nedvno
night last week.

regular adj

/rejl(r)/

Sixty per cent of adult Britons were regular listeners, pravideln


and today its listeners number over a million.

release v

/rlis/

When Netflix decided to release the entire 13-episode uvst


first season of a TV series in one go, it reminded viewers to watch responsibly.

reporter n

/rpt(r)/

I work as a reporter for a local newspaper.

rural adj

/rrl/

The rural sights, sounds, and, above all, communities, venkovsk


beat the city any day.

shoot v

/ut//

I dont think Id ever want to shoot a gun. I think


theyre very dangerous.

stlet

structure n

/strkt(r)/

The structure of the show is clearly and cleverly


designed for binge consumption.

struktura

struggle v

/strl/

The characters struggle for power and influence in


Washington.

bojovat

substitute v

/sbsttjut/

Why dont you substitute one hour of watching TV a nahradit


day for one hour of exercise?

suspense n

/sspens/

Theres more suspense when you have to wait a week napt


for the next episode.

viewers n pl

/vju(r)/

Netflix reminded viewers to watch responsibly.

divci

wealthy adj

/weli/

Hes very wealthy. He doesnt need to work.

bohat

wheat n

/wit/

Wheat is one of the main ingredients of beer.

penice

yet adv

/jet/

Is there a new TV series that everyone is watching?


Have you seen it yet?

ji

reportr

More words in File 5


a while n

/wal/

I have been thinking about getting a new phone for a chvle


while.

acquire v

/kwa(r)/

Traditional shows acquire a buzz as people watch


week by week.

zskat

acres n pl

/ek(r)/

I sold my house and bought a big farmhouse with 50


acres of land.

akry

addictive adj

/dktv/

Coffee is addictive. I could drink it all day.

nvykov

agricultural adj

/rkltrl/

Fewer people work in the agricultural sector today


than in the past.

zemdlsk

binge v

/bnd/

I binge on chocolate nearly every night.

oddvat se

cable service n

/kebl svs/

Why pay the very expensive monthly cost for cable


service when youre only watching three or four

kabelov televize

shows on as many channels?


cliffhanger n

/klfh(r)/

At the end of nearly every episode, the cliffhanger


makes you want to watch the next episode immediately.

napnav chvle

conceive v

/knsiv/

The Archers, which is about life in a fictional village,


was conceived as a way of providing information
about new farming methods.

vymyslet

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congressman n

/kresmn/

He stood for congressman, before going on to become president.

kongresman

debatably adv

/dbetbli/

Its not a great show; its debatably a good one.

diskutabiln

deer n pl

/d(r)/

I prefer to see deer when they are safe and peaceful in jeleni
a park.

equivalent n

/kwvlnt/

Eating a croissant is the fat equivalent of eating a


burger.

ekvivalent

exist v

/zst/

Does anything similar exist in your country?

existovat

fibre n

/fab(r)/

That cereal must have a lot of fibre in it.

vlknina

fit in phr v

/ft n/

Over time, however, Paul has managed to fit in with


his new neighbours.

zapadnout

flashback n

/flbk/

There are no introductory flashbacks, common in


traditional series.

zptn zbr

get out of phr v

/et at v/

I had to get out of the taxi as quickly as possible and


run for my train.

vystoupit

guns n pl

/n/

I just couldnt pass a group of men with guns, shooting rabbits and deer, without asking them why they
would want to do that.

zbran

involvement n

/nvlvmnt/

The involvement of the Ministry of Agriculture


ended in the 1970s.

ast

kids n pl

/kd/

In the city, you choose your community. It may be


through work, your football team, your kids school,
or your colleagues.

dti

Norway n

/nwe/

Sweden and Norway are neighbours.

Norsko

on-demand adj

/n dmnd/

Netflix is an American provider of on-demand inter- na podn


net streaming media.

power n

/pa(r)/

She has a lot of power in the company.

moc

precisely adv

/prsasli/

I want to work out precisely what I owe you. I want


to be completely fair.

pesn

put on phr v

/pt n/

They put on activities or meetings every night of the


week.

podat

rationing n

/rn/

Rationing of food happened during the world wars.

pdlov systm

routine n

/rutin/

My daily routine involves three hours of exercise.

rutina, bn postup

sense of community

/sens v
kmjunti/

munity.

Im lucky. I live in a place with a strong sense of com- smysl pro komunitu

simplest adj

/smplst/

In its simplest form, video is streamed to the users


computer.

nejjednodu

sitting n

/st/

How many episodes did you usually watch in one


sitting?

sezen

smallholder n

/smlhld(r)/

A smallholder doesnt have much land.

drobn zemdlec

source n

/ss/

According to a 2011 report, Netflix is the biggest


source of North American web traffic.

zdroj

storyline n

/strilan/

I dont think the storyline is very believable.

djov linie

strategy n

/strtdi/

Netflixs strategy was to encourage subscribers to


binge watch the show.

strategie

stream v

/strim/

Netflix is an American provider of on-demand inter- streamovat


net streaming media.

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subscribers n pl

/sbskrab(r)/

Netflixs strategy was to encourage subscribers to


binge watch the show.

odbratel

Sweden n

/swidn/

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden.

vdsko

temptation n

/tempten/

At the end of nearly every episode, the cliffhanger


makes the temptation to find out what is going to
happen unbearable.

pokuen

tune in phr v

/tjun n/

Students, housewives, and farmers tune in to BBC


Radio 4.

naladit

unbearable adj

/nberbl/

The temptation to find out what is going to happen is nesnesiteln


unbearable.

underneath prep

/ndni/

On my last night in this country, I sat outside, under- pod


neath millions of stars.

vine n

/van/

Your grape vine looks really healthy.

rva

workshop n

/wkp/

I attended a workshop on medieval England.

workshop, semin

batteries n pl

/btriz/

The remote needs new batteries.

baterie

bricks n pl

/brks/

How many bricks do we need for this wall?

cihly

bucket n

/bkt/

I need a bucket to wash the windows.

kbelk

change a light bulb / tyre

/tend lat blb / I need to change the light bulb. It just went out.
ta(r)/

vymnit rovku / pneu


matiku

drill n

/drl/

vrtaka

drill a hole in the wall / a


piece of wood

/drl hl n
I need to drill a hole in the wall to hang a picture.
wl / pis v wd/

vyvrtat dru do zdi / do


deva

glue n

/lu/

I need some glue to stick this together.

lepidlo

hammer n

/hm(r)/

Dont hurt your fingers with the hammer.

kladivo

handle n

/hndl/

The handle on the drawer is broken. I cant open it.

madlo

ladder n

/ld(r)/

I cant go up the ladder. I hate heights.

ebk

light bulb n

/lat blb/

I cant see anything. The light bulb has stopped


working.

rovka

matches n pl

/mtz/

Have you got any matches to light the fire?

sirky

nails n pl

/nelz/

How many nails are holding this together?

hebky

needle and thread

/nidl nd red/

Have you got a needle and thread to repair my shirt


button?

jehla a nit

padlock n

/pdlk/

We need to secure the shed with a padlock.

visac zmek

paintbrush n

/pentbr/

I bought this paintbrush to decorate with.

ttec

penknife n

/pennaf/

I always take a penknife camping. Its really useful.

kapesn n

pieces of wood

/pisz v wd/

I have lots of pieces of wood for the fire.

kusy deva

put up shelves / curtains

/pt p elvz /
ktnz/

I need to drill a hole in the wall to put up shelves.

povsit police / zclony

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DIY and repairs

I need a drill to hang this picture.

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rope n

/rp/

I need a rope to tie it together.

lano

screwdriver n

/skrudrav(r)/

I put the screws in using a manual screwdriver.

roubovk

screws n pl

/skruz/

I put the screws in using a manual screwdriver.

rouby

Sellotape n

/seltep/

I wrapped the present using paper and Sellotape.

izolepa

set up a new Wi-fi system /


a home cinema system

/set p nju wa
I need to set up a new Wi-fi system at home.
fa sstm / hm
snm sstm/

nainstalovat novou s wifi / systm domcho kina

sew a button on a shirt

/s btn n
t/

Can you show me how to sew a button on a shirt?


Ive never done it!

pit knoflk na koili

stick together phr v

/stk ... te(r)/

I broke Mums favourite vase. If I stick it together


carefully with glue, she might never know.

slepit

string n

/str/

I need some string to support this plant.

provzek

tap n

/tp/

Can you turn on the tap to fill the bucket?

kohoutek

tie two things together


(shoelaces / two pieces of
string)

/ta tu z
te(r)/
(/ulesz / tu
pisz v str/)

Id better tie two pieces of string together to make


them longer. One piece of string isnt enough.

svzat dv vci (tkaniky /


dva kousky provzku)

tiles n pl

/talz/

Ive put new tiles around the shower.

dladice, kachlky

torch n

/tt/

Can you pass me the torch? Its too dark to see.

baterka

wire n

/wa(r)/

This wire should be strong enough to hold the picture.

drt

ask for the bill

/sk f(r) bl/

Did you ask for the bill?

podat o et

book a table

/bk tebl/

What time shall I book a table for?

rezervovat stl

bowl n

/bl/

Id like a bowl of cereal for breakfast, please.

miska

carry a tray

/kri tre/

It will be easier if you carry a tray with the food on


it.

nst podnos

clear the table

/kl(r) tebl/

Ill load the dishwasher if you clear the table.

uklidit stl

corkscrew n

/kkskru/

Wheres the corkscrew to open this wine?

vvrtka

cup n

/kp/

Can I have a cup of tea?

lek

fork n

/fk/

I cant use chopsticks. Have you got a fork?

vidlika

glass n

/ls/

Can I have a glass of water?

sklenice

jug n

/d/

A jug of tap water, please.

dbn

knife n

/naf/

This knife isnt sharp enough to cut the meat.

lay the table

/le tebl/

Can you lay the table? Were eating in ten minutes.

prostt stl

leave a tip

/liv tp/

The service wasnt very good. Shall we leave a tip?

nechat spropitn

mug n

/m/

Would you like a mug or a cup?

hrnek

napkin (also serviette) n

/npkn/
(/sviet/)

Wipe your hands on the napkin.

ubrousek

oil and vinegar

/l nd vn(r)/

I love oil and vinegar on my salad.

olej a ocet

order food

/d(r) fud/

How long ago did we order our food?

objednat si jdlo

plate n

/plet/

Pass me your plate.

tal

pour the wine

/p(r) wan/

Shall I pour the wine or leave people to help themselves?

nalt vno

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recommend a dish

/rekmend d/

Could you recommend a dish? Im not sure what to


have.

doporuit jdlo

salt and pepper

/slt nd pep(r)/

Have you seasoned it with salt and pepper?

sl a pep

saucer n

/ss(r)/

Can you put the cup on the saucer?

podlek

send back phr v

/send bk/

Im going to send this fish back. It smells funny.

vrtit nco

serve a table

/sv tebl/

Its a waiters job to serve a table and take orders.

obsluhovat u stolu

serving dish n

/sv d/

Ill put the vegetables in a serving dish for people to


help themselves.

servrovac msa

spoon n

/spun/

Can I have a spoon for my soup?

lce

tablecloth n

/teblkl/

Theyll have to wash the tablecloth. Its covered in


food.

ubrus

take orders

/tek dz/

Its a waiters job to serve a table and take orders.

pijmat objednvky

teapot n

/tipt/

Is there any tea left in the teapot?

konvice na aj

teaspoon n

/tispun/

Did you stir it with the teaspoon?

kvov lika

tray n

/tre/

Ill put your breakfast on a tray so that you can eat it podnos
in bed.

try the wine

/tra wan/

Would you like to try the wine?

ochutnat vno

wine glass n

/wanls/

Its a 250 millilitre wine glass, so dont drink it too


quickly.

sklenice na vno

Useful words and phrases


appliances n pl

/plans/

Lots of appliances, such as washing machines, break


quite quickly.

spotebie

assemble v

/sembl/

Youll need to read the instructions before you try to


assemble the table.

sloit, smontovat

bits n pl

/bts/

The drawers came in hundreds of bits for me to put


together.

kousky

box of drawing pins

/bks v dr
pnz/

The box of drawing pins is next to the noticeboard.

krabice pipnk

cashier n

/k(r)/

The cashier should be more friendly.

pokladn

cloth n

/kl/

Have you got a cloth to clean the windows with?

hadk

counter n

/kant(r)/

At the newsagents, you go to the counter to buy a


newspaper and they offer to sell you a 1 chocolate
bar.

pult

customer service n

/kstm(r) svs/ Nothing annoys me more than bad customer service. zkaznick servis

detergent n

/dtdnt/

Ill need a strong detergent to remove this stain.

istic prostedek

drop v

/drp/

Mobile phones make our lives easier, but its so easy


to lose or drop them.

upustit

fix v

/fiks/

I need a stapler to fix these pages together.

pipevnit

inappropriate adj

/nprprit/

The way you spoke to her was inappropriate.

nevhodn

lively adj

/lavli/

The atmosphere was lively, with great music and


people chatting.

iv

mark n

/mk/

I cant get this mark out of my clothes.

skvrna

mayonnaise n

/menez/

I dont like how much mayonnaise you always find in majonza


sandwiches.

mop n

/mp/

I used a mop to clean up the drink on the floor.

mop

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one-way adj

/wn we/

The city has a terrible one-way system on its roads.

jednosmrn

plug ... into phr v

/pl ... nt/

If youre with a group of friends and you all want to


listen, you need to plug it into a speaker.

zapojit do

practical adj

/prktkl/

Im not very good at practical tasks. Im much better praktick


with my mind.

pressure n

/pre(r)/

I dont like it when people put too much pressure on


me to buy something.

tlak

publication n

/pblken/

Its catalogue is in more homes than any other publication.

publikace

reasonable adj

/riznbl/

The bill was very reasonable quite a bit less than in rozumn, pijateln
other similar places.

remove v

/rmuv/

You have to twist the light bulb to remove it.

vyjmout

rub v

/rb/

For deep scratches, you should rub some toothpaste


in first.

vett

sharp adj

/p/

This knife is not sharp enough to cut my steak.

ostr

spill v

/spl/

Did you spill the wine on the carpet?

rozlt

spray v

/spre/

This is why I hate beauty counters. You walk past and postkat
the sales assistants try to spray you with perfume.

stain n

/sten/

Ill need a strong detergent to remove this stain.

skvrna

stapler n

/stepl(r)/

I need a stapler to fix these pages together.

sevaka

strange adj

/strend/

Some of the products have strange names.

zvltn

substance n

/sbstns/

This trick works because the waxy substance in the


banana skin fills in the scratch.

ltka, hmota

tasty adj

/testi/

The service was friendly and helpful, and the food


was very fresh and tasty.

chutn

till n

/tl/

I hate it when assistants stand next to the till gossiping to each other.

pokladna

trainee n

/treni/

Its always cheaper to get your hair cut by a trainee.

kolc se pracovnk, ue

trick n

/trk/

This trick works because the waxy substance in the


banana skin fills in the scratch.

trik

tweezers n pl

/twizz/

My wife uses tweezers on her eyebrows.

pinzeta

twist v

/twst/

You have to twist the light bulb to remove it.

kroutit, toit

unlikely adj

/nlakli/

That was terrible. Im unlikely to go there again.

nepravdpodobn

virus n

/vars/

I think my computer has got a virus.

vir

wipe v

/wap/

Can you wipe the window? Its filthy!

utt

zip n

/zp/

The zip on my suitcase broke at the airport.

zip

More words in File 6


absorb v

/bzb/

You must use uncooked rice, and it will absorb all of


the water.

absorbovat

amateur adj

/mt(r)/

There are plenty of cookery competitions where


amateur chefs compete, hoping to become professional.

amatrsk

amplify v

/mplfa/

The bowl will amplify the sound from your mobiles


speakers.

zeslit

armful n

/mfl/

She had an armful of clothes to put back.

nru

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aspects n pl

/spekt/

aspekty
Mary Portas broadcaster, writer, and shopping
expert names some of the most irritating aspects of
shopping.

biro n

/bar/

Ive only got a biro. The writing wont look very neat. propiska, kulikov pero

bistro n

/bistr/

Its a small local bistro I like to eat in.

bistro

bleach n

/blit/

Wash them with water and bleach.

blidlo

broadcaster n

/brdkst(r)/

He works as a TV broadcaster.

hlasatel

broom n

/brum/

I need a broom to sweep up this mess.

kot

drill n

/drl/

This is a big job. Well need a drill.

drill is vrtaka

check out phr v

/tekat/

Check out this idea from Apartment Therapy.

podvat se, prohldnout si

cramped adj

/krmpt/

There are a lot of tables for the size of the restaurant, namakan
so we felt a bit cramped.

dropout n

/drpat/

I was a high school dropout. I left with no qualifications.

zbhl student

flat-pack adj

/flt pk/

Can you assemble flat-pack furniture?

nesmontovan

gardening n

/dn/

Can we go to the garden centre? I want to do some


gardening but I need a new spade.

zahradnien

get through phr v

/et ru/

I tried to phone the bank but I wasnt able to get

dovolat se

through.

hangers n pl

/h(r)/

You have to pull the hangers apart to look in, but


then they fall onto the floor.

ramnka

learn a lesson

/ln lesn/

Have you ever learned a lesson from a new experience?

pouit se

lump n

/lmp/

Even worse is when they dump the receipt and the


change into your hand in one lump.

hrudka

massive adj

/msv/

I feel sick. I just ate a massive bar of chocolate.

obrovsk

navigate v

/nvet/

I just let my satnav navigate for me.

vst, navigovat

paraphrase v

/prfrez/

You need to paraphrase other peoples ideas in your


essay, but remember to acknowledge them.

parafrzovat

pegs n pl

/pez/

I need some pegs to hang out the clothes.

kolky

pliers n pl

/plaz/

I need pliers to pull this nail out.

klet

polish v

/pl/

Polish the DVD with a soft cloth and it should work.

vyletit

pricey adj

/prasi/

It was a bit pricey the bill was higher than wed


expected.

drah

rails n pl

/rel/

The rails are so full of clothes that you cant even see
the sizes.

vky

roll of Velcro

/rl v velkr/

I bought a roll of Velcro to repair my coat.

kotou suchho zipu

saw n

/s/

I need a saw to chop this wood.

pila

scholarship n

/sklp/

After the eight weeks, a winner is chosen to receive a


six-month scholarship with the Academy of Food &
Wine.

stipendium

scratched adj

/skrtt/

Is your favourite DVD too scratched to play?

pokrban

self-assembly adj

/self sembli/

Have you ever been to IKEA or similar stores that sell montovan zkaznkem
self-assembly furniture?

spanner n

/spn(r)/

I need a spanner to adjust my seat.

kl

stock n

/stk/

We have too much stock for the shop.

zsoby

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uncooked adj

/nkkt/

You must use uncooked rice, and it will absorb all of


the water.

neuvaen

washer n

/w/

The tap is dripping. It needs a new washer.

podloka, tsnn

waxy adj

/wksi/

This trick works because the waxy substance in the


banana skin fills in the scratch.

voskov

ask for phr v

/sk f(r)/

Did you ask for the bill?

dat o

be away phr v

/bi we/

The boss will be away until the end of next week.


Hes at a conference in Mexico.

bt pry

be back phr v

/bi bk/

Im just going to the shops. Ill be back in ten minutes. vrtit se, bt zpt

be on phr v

/bi n/

What time will the movie be on?

be out of phr v

/bi at v/

Im sorry, were out of light bulbs at the moment, but nemt, dojt
we should be getting some in soon.

break down phr v

/brek dan/

Hello? Is that the AA? Im afraid Ive broken down.


Im on the A451...

mt poruchu

call back phr v

/kl bk/

Hes out, Im afraid. Could you call back in about


half an hour?

zavolat zpt

carry out phr v

/kri at/

I asked my brother to help me carry out the repairs


on my roof.

provst

check out phr v

/tek at/

Check out this idea from Apartment Therapy.

podvat se, prohldnout si

close down phr v

/klz dan/

A lot of local shops and businesses have been forced


to close down because of the recession.

ukonit innost

come round phr v

/km rand/

Why dont you come round after class? We could


watch the film together.

stavit se

come up with phr v

/km p w/

Ive come up with a really good idea.

vymyslet

end up phr v

/end p/

At the end of the play, all of the audience end up in


the same place.

skonit

fit in phr v

/ft n/

Over time, however, Paul has managed to fit in with


his new neighbours.

zapadnout

get ... back phr v

/et ... bk/

Im sorry, but Im confiscating your phone. Youll get dostat zpt


it back at the end of term.

get away phr v

/et we/

What time can you get away?

odejt, utrhnout se

give ... away phr v

/v ... we/

If you dont want those clothes, give them away. Im


sure the charity shop would like them.

rozdat

give ... back phr v

/v ... bk/

Thats my book. Give it back.

vrtit

give out phr v

/v at/

When Ive finished giving out the exam papers, you


can start.

rozdat

give up phr v

/v p/

I give up. Whats the answer?

vzdt se

keep on phr v

/kip n/

If you keep on making such a noise I wont read you


a story.

pokraovat

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Vocabulary Banks
Phrasal verbs

vyslat se, dvat

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look out for phr v

/lk at f(r)/

Im looking out for job vacancies but there is no


work.

hledat

make ... up phr v

/mek ... p/

Its not true. I just made it up.

vymyslet si

move back phr v

/muv bk/

Penny has no plans to move back to London. She


wants to stay in the countryside.

pesthovat se zpt

open up phr v

/pn p/

Our first shop has been such a success my business


partner thinks we should open up another one.

otevt

pass on phr v

/ps n/

My aunt passed on all of the special family recipes to pedat


her nieces and nephews.

pay ... back phr v

/pe ... bk/

I can only lend you the money if you promise to pay


me back next month.

put ... away phr v

/pt ... we/

Please put your toys away. Theyre all over the floor. uklidit na msto

put on phr v

/pt n/

They put on activities or meetings every night of the


week.

podat

put up phr v

/pt p/

I need to drill a hole in the wall to put up shelves.

povsit

run away phr v

/rn we/

Dont run away! I wont hurt you.

utct

send ... back phr v

/send ... bk/

Shall I send this steak back? Its not cooked.

vrtit

set up phr v

/set p/

I need to set up a new Wi-fi system at home.

nainstalovat

switch on / off phr v

/swt n / f/

Can you switch on the TV? A programme I want to


watch is just starting.

zapnout / vypnout

take ... away phr v

/tek ... we/

If you take some paracetamol, itll take the pain


away!

odstranit

take ... out phr v

/tek ... at/

Sorry, I cant come tonight. I said I would take my


girlfriend out for dinner.

vyjt si

take on phr v

/tek n/

Theyre going to take on ten new interns at Radio


London. Why dont we apply?

najmout

take out phr v

/tek at/

Please could you take out the rubbish? I did it yester- vynst
day.

throw ... away phr v

/r ... we/

If that pen doesnt work, just throw it away. I hate


having pens around that dont work.

vyhodit

try on phr v

/tra n/

Is there somewhere I can try on this sweater?

vyzkouet si

turn up phr v

/tn p/

He wasnt there, so I waited for another 15 minutes


and he still didnt turn up.

objevit se

Can you turn up the sound? I cant hear it.

zeslit / zeslabit / zapnout


/ vypnout

turn up / down / on / off phr v /tn p / dan / n

/ f/

splatit

Useful words and phrases


accommodation n

/kmden/

His wages may be low, but food and accommodation ubytovn


are provided for free.

afford v

/fd/

He took a job abroad with an insurance company and dovolit si


earned so much that he could afford to retire aged 37.

anonymous adj

/nnms/

Mr Lucky wishes to remain anonymous but I can


reveal that he is a Londoner, and is nearly 40.

appeal v

/pil/

Everything that appeals to some people in the world lbit se


needs someone else to produce it.

avatar n

/vt(r)/

Players control their avatar to fight monsters or


other players.

anonymn

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bonus n

/bns/

She decided to pass on the money by giving a bonus


to a colleague.

odmna

box office n

/bks fs/

Did you get the tickets from the box office?

pokladna

cancel v

/knsl/

I need to cancel the payment. Ive changed my mind.

stornovat

charity n

/trti/

I give 20 to a cancer charity every month.

dobroinn organizace

check your balance

/tek j(r) blns/ Did you check your balance on your account?

conditions n pl

/kndnz/

The working conditions are hard. We dont get week- podmnky


ends off and I only have one day free a month.

curtain n

/ktn/

What time does the curtain go up in the theatre?

opona

dedication n

/dedken/

He was moved by her openness, and her dedication


to her shop.

oddanost

definition n

/defnn/

The projects definition of a good deed is quite


open.

definice

earn v

/n/

He took a job abroad with an insurance company


because he wanted to earn more.

vydlvat

half time n

/hf tam/

Lets get a drink at half time.

poloas

increase v

/nkris/

Apart from gold, customers may ask for their


avatars skill level to increase, or for a virtual magic
sword.

zvit

insurance n

/nrns/

He took a job abroad with an insurance company


and earned so much that he could afford to retire
aged 37.

pojitn

interact v

/ntrkt/

You stand up and walk through it, and the cast inter- spolupracovat
acts with you.

interval n

/ntvl/

The interval is only 20 minutes long.

pestvka

invest v

/nvest/

I want to invest my money in property.

investovat

make a deposit

/mek dpzt/

I need to make a deposit into my account.

provst vklad

matinee n

/mtne/

The matinee in the afternoon is much cheaper.

odpoledn pedstaven

millionaire n

/mljne(r)/

Her businesses were so successful she became a millionaire.

milion

mines n pl

/man/

South Africa has a lot of diamond mines.

doly

potions n pl

/pn/

In this video game, you can drink potions to improve npoje


your health, or give you special powers.

print a receipt

/prnt rsit/

Did you print a receipt for your records?

programme n

/prrm/

What does the programme say about the lead actor? program

quests n pl

/kwest/

The game is made up of lots of different quests.

ridiculous adj

/rdkjls/

He thinks its fashionable, but Steve looks ridiculous smn


in that shirt.

rob v

/rb/

Two men tried to rob the bank but the police caught
them.

vyloupit

role-playing game

/rl ple em/

World of Warcraft is a multiplayer role-playing

hra na hrdiny

game.

zkontrolovat zstatek na
tu

vytisknout potvrzen o
zaplacen
hledn, ptrn

row n

/r/

What row are we sitting in?

ada

stage n

/sted/

How far away from the stage are our seats?

pdium

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stalls / circle n

/stlz / skl/

We have seats in the stalls they were good value.

msta v prvn ad u
jevit / balkny

thrilling adj

/rl/

The thrilling new show Sleep No More is loosely


based on Shakespeares Macbeth.

napnav

transaction n

/trnzkn/

The biggest transaction I have seen was one person who bought 100,000 pieces of gold, which costs
2,000 to 3,000.

transakce

virtual reality n

/vtul rilti/

World of Warcraft is a multiplayer online role-play- virtuln realita


ing game set in the virtual reality fantasy Warcraft
universe.

withdraw cash

/wdr k/

I cant withdraw cash. I havent got any money left.

vybrat hotovost

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chain reaction n

/ten rikn/

Im enjoying giving the money to someone and


theyre enjoying the process of giving the money to
someone else, so there is this chain reaction of positive feeling.

etzov reakce

good deed n

/d did/

I try to do at least one good deed a day. Its nice to


help others.

dobr skutek

PIN (personal identification


number) n

/pn (psnl
adentfken
nmb(r))/

I dont use my card very often and I have forgotten


the PIN.

kd PIN (osobn
identifikan slo)

stand guard phr v

/stnd d/

Eventually, the police arrived to stand guard over


the machine until the bank was able to switch it off
remotely.

stt na stri, hldat

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Vocabulary Banks
Looking after yourself
blow dry v

/bl dra/

I dont have time to blow dry my hair in the morning.

vyfoukat fnem

buzz cut (crew cut) n

/bz kt/ (/kru


kt/)

I always have a buzz cut. Its nice and cool in the


summer.

sestih na jeka

curled adj

/kld/

I dont like my hair straight. I always have it curled.

natoen

cut v

/kt/

Im going to have my hair cut before the big day.

osthat

do (lift) weights

/du (lft) wets/

I want to do weights to put on some muscle.

posilovat

do aerobics

/du erbks/

We do aerobics to music.

cviit aerobik

do press ups

/du pres ps/

Yes, I do press ups every morning about a hundred


of them.

dlat kliky

do sit ups

/du st ps/

I do sit ups to strengthen my stomach muscles.

dlat sedy-lehy

do spinning

/du spn/

I tried to do spinning but Im not fit enough.

dlat spinning

do yoga / Pilates

/du j /
pltiz/

Lots of footballers do yoga to stay flexible.

cviit jgu / Pilates

dye v

/dad/

I dyed my hair blonde.

obarvit

facial n

/fel/

My face feels so fresh after a facial.

kosmetika

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fake tan n

/fek tn/

She wears so much fake tan that she looks orange.

uml oplen

fringe n

/frnd/

I think you look better without a fringe.

ofina

go on a running machine
(also treadmill)

/ n rn
min/ (/tredml/)

I like running outside, so I would never go on a running machine.

bhat na beckm
trenaru

highlights n pl

/halats/

Ill have a few blonde highlights to lighten my hair,


please.

melr

manicure n

/mnkj(r)/

I have a manicure on my nails every week.

manikra

massage n

/ms/

I need a massage. My back hurts so much.

mas

parting n

/pt/

I had a side parting when I was child.

pinka

pedicure n

/pedkj(r)/

I have a pedicure regularly in the summer because I


wear sandals a lot.

pedikra

in bunches

/n bntz/

My daughter likes her hair in bunches.

culky, copnky

plaits n pl

/plts/

My hair looks curly when I take my plaits out.

copy

ponytail n

/pnitel/

He puts his long hair in a ponytail.

culk

put ... up phr v

/pt ... p/

When its hot I put my hair up to keep cool.

vyesat

shave v

/ev/

Why did you shave all your hair off?

oholit

straightened v

/stretnd/

I dont like my curly hair so I have it straightened.

narovnat

stretch v

/stret/

You need to stretch or youll get an injury.

prothnout se

trim n

/trm/

Dont cut much off. Just give it a trim.

zastihnut, sestih

use a cross trainer

/jus krs
tren(r)/

Im going to use a cross trainer to get fit for my walk- cviit na crossovm
trenaru
ing holiday.

use a rowing machine

/jus r
min/

I use a rowing machine for fitness and upper body


strength.

cviit na veslovacm
trenaru

use a yoga mat

/jus j mt/

Do you use a yoga mat in the class?

pouvat podloku na
jgu

use an exercise bike

/jus n ekssaz
bak/

I use an exercise bike when its raining.

jezdit na rotopedu

waxing n

/wks/

Im not sure about waxing. Ive heard its really pain- depilace voskem
ful.

Useful words and phrases


bolstky

aches and pains

/eks nd penz/

The spa says the heat helps remove impurities from


the body and is also good for aches and pains.

army n

/mi/

Which army won a famous victory at Thermopylae? armda

attacks n pl

/tk/

What year were the September 11 attacks on New


York and Washington, D.C.?

toky

battlefield n

/btlfild/

I went outside and had a look at the battlefield,


which covers 3,500 acres of flat countryside near the
town of Gettysburg.

bitevn pole

bearable adj

/berbl/

My first feeling is relief. Its deeply freezing my arms snesiteln


sting immediately but somehow its bearable.

blanket n

/blkt/

It was so cold I wrapped myself in a blanket.

pikrvka

bullet n

/blt/

A bullet from a gun was found at the crime scene.

kulka

chill n

/tl/

The chill in the room made me put on a jumper.

chlad

chronic adj

/krnk/

It can help people with chronic pain or skin problems.

chronick

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client n

/klant/

Dino would never say no to a clients request.

klient

construction n

/knstrkn/

Construction began in 532 and the building was

stavba

display n

/dsple/

One interesting thing was a display about the Gettysburg Address.

vstava

drip v

/drp/

I could feel the sweat slowly drip into my eyes.

kapat

equipment n

/kwpmnt/

What exercise equipment have you got at home?

vybaven

fitness n

/ftns/

My fitness is terrible. I need to start running again.

kondice

gentle adj

/dentl/

It was quite gentle exercise so I wasnt too tired.

jemn

handkerchief n

/hktf/

She has a handkerchief around her face for protection.

kapesnk

heaven n

/hevn/

When I was little, my dad bought me a Union cap


and a toy rifle and let me play on the battlefield.
I was in heaven.

nebe

humid adj

/hjumd/

Sitting on the floor, slowly breathing the hot and


humid air, I see a thermometer near where the eggs
are cooked.

vlhk

insomnia n

/nsmni/

Im suffering from insomnia. I just cant sleep.

nespavost

leader n

/lid(r)/

Which country was Mustafa Atatrk the leader of?

vdce, eln pedstavitel

magic adj

/mdk/

I wanted to go back to the magic places of my youth. kouzeln

maintain v

/menten/

How do you maintain the condition of your hair?

udret

mat n

/mt/

Inside the sauna, I sat on a mat to stop my legs from


burning.

podloka, rohoka

mind and body

/mand nd bdi/

Its so relaxing. Its good for your mind and body.

mysl a tlo

monarchy n

/mnki/

Which of these countries is not a monarchy today?

monarchie

nostalgia n

/nstld/

Shortly after my father died, I was seized with nostalgia for the holidays we had when I was a child.

nostalgie

oven n

/vn/

Im going to cook the chicken in the oven.

trouba

pity n

/pti/

It is a pity that so much of the town of Gettysburg


has been spoiled with ugly tourist shops.

koda

recharge v

/ritd/

I had a weekend of doing nothing so I could recharge. dobt se, naerpat energii

relief n

/rlif/

My first feeling is relief. Its deeply freezing my


arms sting immediately but somehow its bearable.

leva

request n

/rkwest/

Dino would never say no to a clients request.

poadavek

reward n

/rwd/

There is a 20,000 reward for information leading


to the capture of the criminal.

odmna

sauna n

/sn/

Inside the sauna, I sat on a mat to stop my legs from


burning.

sauna

scalp n

/sklp/

As I stand up to look at it, I feel the heat on my scalp


and nose.

temeno hlavy

thermometer n

/mmt(r)/

Sitting on the floor, slowly breathing the hot and


humid air, I see a thermometer near where the eggs
are cooked.

teplomr

tours n pl

/t(r)/

Guided tours in English are offered several times a


day for a small fee.

prohldky

war n

/w(r)/

During which war was the Battle of Gettysburg


fought?

vlka

completed in 537.

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warning n

/wn/

They gave no warning of the attack.

varovn

wrap v

/rp/

I think its going to be cold today so remember to


wrap up warm.

zabalit se

opatstv

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abbey n

/bi/

Nearly every British monarch has been crowned in


Westminster Abbey.

aromas n pl

/rm/

The whole area is beautifully illuminated, with relax- vn


ing music, aromas, and gentle lighting.

assortment n

/stmnt/

The all-organic lounge and bar area offers a healthy


assortment of snacks and juices.

sortiment

battle n

/btl/

During which war was the Battle of Gettysburg


fought?

bitva

binoculars n pl

/bnkjlz/

Through my dads old binoculars I could clearly


see how the Confederate army had started from the
town, a mile or so to the north.

dalekohled

cannons n pl

/knn/

Ships used cannons in battle in the past.

kanny

chamber n

/temb(r)/

I found the chamber really stressful as it was so dark


and small.

pokoj, komnata

civil war n

/svl w(r)/

Which of these countries has not fought a civil war in obansk vlka
its history?

column n

/klm/

In the northwest of the building there is a column


with a hole in the middle called the Wishing Column
which people think has special powers.

sloup

crown v

/kran/

Nearly every British monarch has been crowned in


Westminster Abbey.

korunovat

dome n

/dm/

It was the worlds largest cathedral for nearly a thou- kupole


sand years and it is famous for its large dome.

festival n

/festvl/

Have you ever been to the Edinburgh Festival?

festival

fizzy adj

/fzi/

We think they should ban fizzy drinks.

umiv, perliv

illuminate v

/lumnet/

The whole area is beautifully illuminated, with relax- osvtlit


ing music, aromas, and gentle lighting.

impurities n pl

/mpjrti/

The spa says the heat helps remove impurities from


the body and is also good for aches and pains.

neistoty

make it back to base

/mek t bk t
bes/

Two out of every three Confederate soldiers didnt


make it back to base.

dostat se zpt na zkladnu

minarets n pl

/mnret/

It is surrounded by four tall minarets, each of which


is different.

minarety

mosaics n pl

/mzek/

On the second floor, there are beautiful mosaics on


the walls.

mozaiky

put up with phr v

/pt p w/

Theres no wind, and the air is dry. Its easier to put

vystt, vydret

up with than a cold shower.

renovate v

/renvet/

We need to renovate the castle so it will be closed to


the public for six months.

renovovat

restoration n

/restren/

Restoration of the church cost millions.

restaurovn

revolution n

/revlun/

When did the Russian Revolution take place?

revoluce

rifle n

/rafl/

When I was little, my dad bought me a Union cap and puka


a toy rifle and let me play on the battlefield.

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seize v

/siz/

Its important to seize the moment sometimes. Its


healthy to take a chance every now and then.

chopit se

treatment n

/tritmnt/

I had a really amazing spa treatment called shiatsu.

oeten

wellbeing n

/wel bi/

Your health and general wellbeing is our priority.

pocit pohody

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Useful words and phrases
(bride)groom n

/(brad)rum/

The groom was in trouble. He was late to the wedding.

enich

acceptable adj

/kseptbl/

Its not acceptable to be so late.

pijateln

balloons n pl

/blun/

It was a friends birthday and he got some balloons


that he didnt want so he gave them to me.

balnky

best man n

/best mn/

My brother was the best man at our wedding.

svdek

bride n

/brad/

Im always the bridesmaid and never the bride.

nevsta

bridesmaid n

/bradzmed/

Im always the bridesmaid and never the bride.

druika

ceremony n

/sermni/

The wedding ceremony was too long.

obad

classify v

/klsfa/

At first, they didnt know how to classify her, and


have only recently given a name to her condition.

zaadit

cope v

/kp/

Crying helps her to cope with the unhappiness that


her memory can cause.

vypodat se

courtyard n

/ktjd/

George and the consul were in the courtyard when


there was a loud knock at the door.

dvorek, ndvo

curse n

/ks/

Some people think their skills are not a gift but a


curse.

proklet

except prep

/ksept/

I dont know anyones phone number except my


own.

krom

explosion n

/kspln/

The explosion could be heard for miles around.

exploze

facility n

/fslti/

Then bring your friend or loved one to the StoryCorps facility and record your story together.

zazen, monost

forgetful adj

/fetfl/

Hes so forgetful. Its a miracle he remembered to


come to his own wedding.

zapomntliv

horror n

/hr(r)/

As soon as I got there I went to my hotel, opened my


suitcase, and to my horror realized that it wasnt
mine.

hrza, zden

knock n

/nk/

George and the consul were in the courtyard when


there was a loud knock at the door.

zaklepn

loved one n

/lvd wn/

Then bring your friend or loved one to the StoryCorps facility and record your story together.

milovan osoba

memoirs n pl

/memwz/

I really enjoy reading my granddads memoirs.

memory

memorable adj

/memrbl/

The event was really memorable. Ill never forget it.

nezapomenuteln

memorial n

/mmril/

The statue was built as a memorial to her.

pomnk

memorize v

/memraz/

Im trying to memorize these for the test.

zapamatovat si

nerve n

/nv/

Then, suddenly, without warning, his nerve failed


him.

odvaha

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occur v

/k(r)/

There is a downside to this: painful and unpleasant


memories are as vivid as if they had just occurred.

oral adj

/rl/

StoryCorps is an oral history project which provides stn


people of all backgrounds with the opportunity to
record, share, and preserve the stories of their lives.

overnight adj

/vnat/

After another overnight train, I was back just in time non


for the wedding.

password n

/pswd/

They sent me a new password for my account


yesterday.

presumably adv

/przjumbli/

This is presumably the right way. The satnav says so. pravdpodobn

priest n

/prist/

The priest who married us was actually a friend of


the family.

knz

recall v

/rkl/

I cant recall what I was doing yesterday. My


memory is so bad.

vzpomenout si

rest n

/rest/

I need a rest after that run.

odpoinek

short-term adj

/t tm/

She lost her short-term memory after suffering a


stroke.

krtkodob

sigh n

/sa/

He let out a sigh of relief when he saw the walls of the vzdech
lonely Chinese city.

total adj

/ttl/

She was a total stranger. They had never met.

pln

unforgettable adj

/nfetbl/

Today has been unforgettable. Ill remember it


forever.

nezapomenuteln

vivid adj

/vvd/

There is a downside to this: painful and unpleasant


memories are as vivid as if they had just occurred.

iv, jasn

wise adj

/waz/

I dont think its wise to continue our trip after


youve been so sick.

moudr

heslo

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anniversary n

/nvsri/

I wont forget our anniversary if you remind me.

vro

dilemma n

/dalem/

It was a real dilemma. I didnt know what to do.

dilema

exit n

/ekst/

I cant remember which exit it is.

vchod

hen party n

/hen pti/

We went to a spa for the weekend for my hen party.

dmsk jzda

pageboy n

/pedb/

My little cousin was our pageboy at the wedding.

mldenec

preserve v

/przv/

People want to preserve the stories of their lives for


future generations.

uchovat

snap v

/snp/

If you push her too far, her temper will snap and
shell get really angry.

vypnit, ztratit nervy

stag party n

/st pti/

The stag party lasted all weekend. All my friends


came along.

louen se svobodou

telegrams n pl

/telrm/

He went straight to the club and asked if he had


received any telegrams.

telegramy

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apartment (NAmE) n

/ptmnt/

My apartment is on the fourth floor.

byt

assessment n

/sesmnt/

In continuous assessment it is also much more difficult to stop students from cheating by using other
peoples work from the internet.

hodnocen

candy (NAmE) n

/kndi/

I dont let my children eat candy.

sladkost, bonbn

cell phone (NAmE) n

/sel fn/

Can I use your cell phone to call home?

mobiln telefon

check (NAmE) n

/tek/

Can we have the check for the meal please?

et

compare v

/kmpe(r)/

Did you compare your results with the others?

porovnat

compliment n

/kmplmnt/

At first the compliments were nice, but then a New


York mum asked me to teach her two-year-old how
to talk like me.

kompliment

continuous adj

/kntnjus/

In continuous assessment it is also much more difficult to stop students from cheating by using other
peoples work from the internet.

prbn

contribution n

/kntrbjun/

When asked to identify Americas worst contribution, 32% of Americans pointed to film and television.

pspvek

cookie (NAmE) n

/kki/

Cookie is the American word for biscuit.

suenka

digitize v

/ddtaz/

Millions of books have been digitized.

digitalizovat

earphones n pl

/fnz/

Each year, candidates are caught with high-tech devices such as wireless earphones, as well as pens and
watches with tiny scanners.

sluchtka

economy n

/knmi/

The US had the worlds biggest economy until it was ekonomika


overtaken by China in 2013.

elevator (NAmE) n

/elvet(r)/

Take the elevator to the twentieth floor.

vtah

endurance n

/ndjrns/

The exam is almost universally hated for testing


endurance rather than intelligence.

vdr

entrance exam n

/entrns zm/

We have to take a three-day-long national university pijmac zkouka


entrance exam.

essay n

/ese/

The essay question changes every time to reduce


cheating.

esej

faucet (NAmE) n

/fst/

The faucet is broken so I cant wash my hands.

kohoutek

fries (NAmE) n pl

/fraz/

Id like a burger with a side of fries, please.

hranolky

garbage (NAmE) n

/bd/

The bin is full of garbage.

odpad(ky)

gas (NAmE) n

/s/

Can you fill the car with gas?

benzn

high school (NAmE) n

/ha skul/

After high school I want to go to university.

stedn kola

identify v

/adentfa/

When asked to identify Americas worst contribution, 32% of Americans pointed to film and television.

urit

intense adj

/ntens/

Most Chinese families have only one child so the


pressure on candidates is intense.

intenzivn, velk

movie (NAmE) n

/muvi/

I saw a great movie at the cinema.

film

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movie theater (NAmE) n

/muvi t(r)/

There are no good movies on at the movie theatre.

kino

multiple-choice adj

/mltpl ts/

I find multiple-choice questions very easy because


you can always guess one of the options.

s vbrem monosti

papers n pl

/pepz/

Please sit quietly while we give out the exam papers.

dokumenty, papry

parking lot (NAmE) n

/pk lt/

If you see a parking lot, tell me. I need to park the car parkovit
near here.

restroom (NAmE) n

/restrum/

The restroom needs to be cleaned. It smells bad.

toaleta

scanners n pl

/skn(r)/

Each year, candidates are caught with high-tech devices such as wireless earphones, as well as pens and
watches with tiny scanners.

skenery

scarce adj

/skes/

University places are scarce in China and many


students go abroad to study.

vzcn

sidewalk (NAmE) n

/sadwk/

Bikes are not allowed on the sidewalk.

chodnk

sneakers (NAmE) n pl

/snikz/

I havent got my sneakers so I cant go for a run.

tenisky

stand in line (NAmE)

/stnd n lan/

We had to stand in line for the cinema.

stt ve front

subway (NAmE) n

/sbwe/

Which subway line do we need?

metro

techniques n pl

/teknik/

Learning relaxation techniques is a good way of


helping with this problem.

metody, zpsoby

vacation (NAmE) n

/veken/

Were going to Canada for our summer vacation.

przdniny, dovolen

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awesome adj

/sm/

In America, people in shops say things like, Maam,


you have been an awesome customer today, just
because I bought some toilet paper.

fantastick

cram v

/krm/

I need to cram for my exam in two days.

prtat, biflovat

creepy adj

/kripi/

Hanging a giant flag from your house is a little bit


creepy.

straideln

dramatically adv

/drmtkli/

The number of candidates who sit the exam has fallen dramaticky
dramatically in recent years, from 10.2 million in
2009 to 9 million this year.

eccentric adj

/ksentrk/

His behaviour is strange. Some call it eccentric.

vstedn

era n

/r/

I wish I lived in a different era: one in the past, when


life was slower.

obdob

hoot v

/hut/

You are not allowed to hoot your car horn after 10


p.m.

houkat

invigilator n

/nvdlet(r)/

An invigilator makes sure test rooms are fair.

dozor (u psemn
zkouky)

overweight adj

/vwet/

An increasing number of people are eating too much majc nadvhu


and becoming overweight.

prohibit v

/prhbt/

Some city centres prohibit the drinking of alcohol on zakzat


the street.

reform v

/rfm/

China may not need to reform the gaokao after all reformovat
it will reform the rest of us.

stakes n pl

/steks/

The stakes are very high indeed: a place in a top


university will almost always lead to a high-paid job
after graduation.

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