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Countries

France Poland Spain Japan


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Hungary Portugal Thailand Brazil


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Physical and personal characteristics

brown hair wavy hair frightened in love


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straight hair a beard angry worried


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Shopping

jeans dress enter your PIN or receipt


Unit 18 Unit 18 put in your PIN Unit 20 Unit 20

jacket shirt credit card notes


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Food

grapes mushroom chocolate bread


Unit 25 Unit 25 Unit 26 Unit 26

aubergine garlic butter olive oil


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Using the kitchen

do the shopping clean the cooker make a sandwich empty the bin
Unit 39 Unit 39 Unit 39 Unit 39

put the shopping take the washing do the washing up do the ironing
away Unit 39 out Unit 39 Unit 39 Unit 39

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Study and work

chemistry history keyboard memory stick


Unit 42 Unit 42 Unit 46 Unit 46

maths modern languages mouse print


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Free time

goal pitch I watch TV. I go camping.


Unit 49 Unit 49 Unit 50 Unit 50

ice hockey stick basketball I spend time with I collect things.


Unit 49 Unit 49 friends. Unit 50 Unit 50

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Holidays

take off passport control envelope postman


Unit 56 Unit 56 Unit 59 Unit 59

landing baggage reclaim postbox scales


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Prepositions and phrasal verbs

on the coast in the river go into go up


Unit 76 Unit 76 Unit 76 Unit 76

on the table on the river go across go through


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Learning record
Write down the date when you first study a unit or section in Oxford Word Skills
Basic, then write down the date when you study it again.
You can do the exercises in the review units after each unit. Or do them a month later to
test yourself, perhaps after youve studied all the units in that module (e.g. Basic English).
Use a pencil to complete the exercises. Check your answers, then rub them out and do
them again a week later.

Basic English
1 I can understand and say numbers 30 March 6 April
2 I can tell the time
A Telling the time
B Giving more information

3 I can say days and dates


A Days, months, and seasons
B Ordinal numbers and dates

4 I can say countries and nationalities

5 I can use classroom vocabulary

6 I can use English language words

7 I can ask and answer questions about language

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People
8 I can give personal information

9 I can fill in a form

10 I can talk about my family


A Family tree
B Family history

11 I can describe physical actions


A Using your body
B Using your hands

12 I can name parts of the body

13 I can describe people


A General description
B Hair and eyes
C How old are they?

14 I can talk about character


A Whats he/she like?
B We like each other

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15 I can describe relationships
A Romantic relationships
B Friends

16 I can say how I feel


A Physical feelings
B Emotions

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Everyday life
17 I can describe my routine
A Weekdays (Monday to Friday)
B Weekends (Saturday and Sunday)
C Frequency words

18 I can talk about clothes


A Clothes
B Colours
C Accessories

19 I can buy clothes


A Describing clothes
B Talking about size
C In a shop

20 I can talk about money


A Money in shops
B Money in adverts

21 I can talk about the weather


A Whats the weather like?
B Wet and dry weather

22 I can talk about illness


A Common problems
B What should I do?

23 I can get help at the chemists

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Food and drink


24 I can name meat and fish

25 I can name fruit and vegetables


A Fruit
B Vegetables

26 I can buy food in a shop


A Food
B Containers and quantities
C Buying food

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27 I can order in a caf

28 I can order in a restaurant


A The table
B What shall we have?
C Customer and waiter

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Getting around
29 I can get around on buses

30 I can get around on trains


A Train vocabulary
B Buying a ticket

31 I can ask for and give directions

32 I can talk about roads and traffic


A In town
B Out of town

33 I can understand signs and notices

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Places
34 I can talk about my country

35 I can talk about my town


A Buildings and places in a town
B Facts
C Opinions

36 I can describe the countryside


A On the farm
B In the countryside

37 I can talk about shops


A Places to shop
B Shopping habits

38 I can talk about my home


A Flats
B Houses

39 I can describe a kitchen


A In the kitchen
B Using the kitchen

40 I can describe a bedroom and bathroom


A Bedroom and bathroom
B In the bathroom

41 I can describe a living room

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Study and work
42 I can talk about my school
A School subjects
B The education system
C Exams

43 I can talk about university


A A university degree
B University subjects and people

44 I can name jobs

45 I can describe a job


A Basic information
B What do you have to do?

46 I can talk about using a computer


A The computer
B Word processing

47 I can use email and the internet


A Email
B The internet

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Hobbies and interests


48 I can say what I like
A Love it or hate it?
B Its my favourite thing

49 I can talk about sport


A Games
B Football

50 I can talk about my free time


A Common activities
B Hobbies

51 I can talk about music


A Pop and rock
B Classical music

52 I can talk about films


A Describing films
B Whats on?

53 I can talk about the media


A What is the media?
B Your media

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Holidays
54 I can arrange a holiday

55 I can book a hotel room


A Describing a hotel
B Booking a room

56 I can communicate in an airport


A Check-in
B Departures
C Take-off and landing

57 I can describe a beach holiday

58 I can describe a sightseeing holiday

59 I can use the bank and post office


A At the bank
B At the post office

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Social English
60 I can meet and greet people
A Introductions
B Meeting a friend

61 I can use special greetings

62 I can ask for information


A About people
B About places

63 I can ask for things


A Requests and responses
B Asking for and giving permission

64 I can invite people

65 I can make suggestions

66 I can offer, accept, and refuse


A Offering food, drink or help
B Offering to do something

67 I can say sorry and respond

68 I can express my opinion

69 I can use the phone


A Phone vocabulary
B Phone conversations

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Language
70 I can use common adjectives
A Common opposites
B Classroom habits

71 I can use common adverbs


A Emphasis
B Degree

72 I can use irregular verbs


A Past tenses
B Past participles

73 I can use phrasal verbs


A Meaning
B Grammar

74 I can use prepositions of time

75 I can use time words and phrases


A Past, present and future
B Words and phrases often confused

76 I can use prepositions of place and movement


A In, at, on
B Other prepositions
C Prepositions of movement

77 I can use link words (1)


A And, also, too, as well
B Reason and result

78 I can use link words (2)


A When and if (future)
B When and while
C A sequence of actions

79 I can use have and have got


A Have and have got
B Have + noun

80 I can use get

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Mini-phrasebook
Everyday greetings Units 60 and 61
Make your own Mini-phrasebook by Informal
following the instructions. Hello. Bye.
Hi. Bye bye.
Print page 1. Hi there. See you later.
Have a nice day.
Put page 1 back in Formal
the printer. Good morning. Goodbye.
Good afternoon.
Print page 2 on the Good evening.
other side of the
paper.
Cut along the dotted Introductions Units 60 to 62

lines. This is Claire. Good to meet you.


Nice to meet you. How do you do?
Fold the paper.
How are you? Fine, thanks. How about you?

You now have your Mini-phrasebook!


You can take your Mini-phrasebook with
you everywhere, and use it anywhere.
You can find all of these phrases in your
copy of Oxford Word Skills Basic. Special greetings Unit 61

Happy birthday! Thanks.


Well done!
Congratulations!
Good luck!
Welcome!
Welcome back!
Happy Christmas! The same to you.
Merry Christmas!
Happy New Year!
Cheers! Cheers!

On the telephone Unit 69

Can I speak to Andrew? Just a moment.


He isnt in.
Hes out.
Is that Julia? Its Helen.
Speaking.

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Whos calling? Its Sarah.

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Asking somebody where they are from
Units 2 and 4

Where are you from? Im from Japan.


Where do you come from? I come from Scotland.

Asking somebody if they would like to do


something Unit 64
Would you like to go to the That would be lovely.
cinema? Id love to.
Im afraid Im busy.
Im sorry but Im going out.

Asking and telling the time Unit 2

What time is it? Its ten past three.


Whats the time?

Ordering food in a restaurant Unit 28

Are you ready to order? Yes, please.


Id like a salad.
Ill have some chips.

Getting around Units 29 and 31

Excuse me. How do I get to Hotel Keep going.


Europe? Its on your left.
Its on your right.
Straight on.
Take the first turning.
Turn left.
Turn right.
How long does to take It takes about ten
to get to the station? minutes.
How far is it to the
cinema?

Offering and accepting help Unit 66

Can I give you a hand? Yes, please. Thanks a lot.


Do you need some Thanks very much.
help? Thank you.
Would you like some Thanks.
help?
Shall I carry your bag?

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Learn a new word every day.
Repeat the word two or three times to help you
remember it.
Write a translation into your own language.
Write a sentence in English using that word.
Say the sentence to yourself.

1 spring Unit 3 primavera 16 apple Unit 25

Spring is my favourite season.


2 name Unit 8 17 get off Unit 30

3 go for a walk Unit 17 18 building Unit 35

4 animal Unit 24 19 school Unit 42

5 bell Unit 29 20 basketball Unit 49

6 capital Unit 34 21 night Unit 55

7 chemistry Unit 42 22 well done Unit 61

8 enjoyable Unit 48 23 particularly Unit 71

9 tourist Unit 54 24 twenty-fourth Unit 3

10 hi there Unit 60 25 sister Unit 10

11 kind Unit 66 26 trainers Unit 18

12 awake Unit 70 27 tin Unit 25

13 month Unit 3 28 advance Unit 31

14 birth Unit 9 29 palace Unit 35

15 coat Unit 18 30 businessman Unit 43

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Repeat the word two or three times to help you
remember it.
Write a translation into your own language.
Write a sentence in English using that word.
Say the sentence to yourself.

1 team Unit 49 17 date Unit 3

2 twin room Unit 55 18 mouth Unit 12

3 open Unit 62 19 uncomfortable Unit 19

4 thank you Unit 66 20 olives Unit 26

5 drive Unit 72 21 exit Unit 33

6 day Unit 3 22 hypermarket Unit 37

7 run Unit 11 23 dentist Unit 44

8 customer Unit 19 24 table tennis Unit 50

9 bottle Unit 26 25 window seat Unit 56

10 overtake Unit 32 26 party Unit 64

11 bicycle Unit 36 27 sorry Unit 67

12 psychology Unit 43 28 at midnight Unit 74

13 cards Unit 50 29 birthday Unit 3

14 scales Unit 56 30 green Unit 13

15 lend Unit 63 31 altogether Unit 20

16 give something up Unit 73

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Learn a new word every day.
Repeat the word two or three times to help you
remember it.
Write a translation into your own language.
Write a sentence in English using that word.
Say the sentence to yourself.

1 bread Unit 27 16 year Unit 45

2 disturb Unit 29 17 action film Unit 52

3 bathroom Unit 38 18 take photos Unit 58

4 factory Unit 45 19 give someone a hand Unit 66

5 band Unit 51 20 busy Unit 69

6 take Unit 57 21 at home Unit 76

7 lets Unit 65 22 definite article Unit 6

8 prefer Unit 68 23 young Unit 13

9 appointment Unit 75 24 be ill Unit 22

10 pronounce Unit 7 25 ready Unit 28

11 height Unit 13 26 keep going Unit 31

12 changeable Unit 21 27 full Unit 39

13 black Unit 28 28 hard copy Unit 46

14 get on Unit 30 29 find out Unit 53

15 utility room Unit 38 30 postcard Unit 59

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Learn a new word every day.
Repeat the word two or three times to help you
remember it.
Write a translation into your own language.
Write a sentence in English using that word.
Say the sentence to yourself.

1 never mind Unit 67 17 ex-husband Unit 15

2 fine Unit 60 18 breakfast Unit 17

3 in a box Unit 76 19 avocado Unit 25

4 noticeboard Unit 5 20 limit Unit 33

5 hardworking Unit 14 21 electric razor Unit 40

6 medicine Unit 23 22 delete Unit 47

7 crab Unit 24 23 like Unit 48

8 pavement Unit 32 24 helpful Unit 55

9 washing-up Unit 39 25 leave a message Unit 69

10 webcam Unit 46 26 happy birthday Unit 61

11 weather forecast Unit 53 27 as well Unit 77

12 might Unit 54 28 country Unit 4

13 opinion Unit 68 29 frightened Unit 16

14 shake hands Unit 60 30 orange Unit 18

15 out of Unit 76 31 half Unit 26

16 summer Unit 3

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Learn a new word every day.
Repeat the word two or three times to help you
remember it.
Write a translation into your own language.
Write a sentence in English using that word.
Say the sentence to yourself.

1 excuse me Unit 29 17 must Unit 60

2 toothbrush Unit 40 18 fine Unit 63

3 geography Unit 42 19 wait Unit 63

4 final score Unit 49 20 have a break Unit 79

5 luggage Unit 56 21 come from Unit 4

6 text message Unit 69 22 date of birth Unit 9

7 worth Unit 62 23 expensive Unit 19

8 afterwards Unit 78 24 please Unit 26

9 nationality Unit 4 25 along Unit 31

10 postcode Unit 8 26 in the north Unit 34

11 umbrella Unit 18 27 essay Unit 43

12 in advance Unit 30 28 flower arranging Unit 50

13 picture Unit 41 29 museum Unit 58

14 uniform Unit 42 30 welcome Unit 61

15 collect Unit 50 31 want Unit 64

16 resort Unit 57

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Learn a new word every day.
Repeat the word two or three times to help you
remember it.
Write a translation into your own language.
Write a sentence in English using that word.
Say the sentence to yourself.

1 dictionary Unit 5 16 certainly Unit 28

2 cousin Unit 10 17 rush hour Unit 32

3 cheque Unit 20 18 town Unit 35

4 cappuccino Unit 27 19 secretary Unit 44

5 left Unit 31 20 comedy Unit 52

6 city Unit 35 21 hire Unit 54

7 write Unit 43 22 please Unit 63

8 composer Unit 51 23 very Unit 66

9 per cent Unit 59 24 confusing Unit 70

10 how often Unit 62 25 opposite Unit 7

11 yes Unit 64 26 carry Unit 11

12 get (= arrive) Unit 80 27 lie down Unit 22

13 regular Unit 6 28 some more Unit 28

14 wife Unit 10 29 road Unit 33

15 cloud Unit 21 30 countryside Unit 36

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Learn a new word every day.
Repeat the word two or three times to help you
remember it.
Write a translation into your own language.
Write a sentence in English using that word.
Say the sentence to yourself.

1 low Unit 45 17 hold Unit 72

2 forecast Unit 53 18 about Unit 1

3 facilities Unit 55 19 good-looking Unit 13

4 Im afraid Unit 64 20 never Unit 17

5 especially Unit 71 21 bitter Unit 25

6 wrong Unit 7 22 passenger Unit 30

7 head Unit 12 23 neighbours Unit 38

8 medicine Unit 23 24 forward Unit 47

9 meat Unit 24 25 hockey Unit 49

10 last stop Unit 29 26 perfect Unit 57

11 indoors Unit 37 27 dont worry Unit 66

12 hard drive Unit 46 28 ring Unit 69

13 think Unit 48 29 turn something on Unit 73

14 gate Unit 56 30 nearly Unit 2

15 go out Unit 65 31 teenager Unit 13

16 get Unit 69

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Learn a new word every day.
Repeat the word two or three times to help you
remember it.
Write a translation into your own language.
Write a sentence in English using that word.
Say the sentence to yourself.

1 shoe Unit 18 16 do your hair Unit 40

2 much Unit 26 17 lawyer Unit 43

3 straight on Unit 31 18 famous Unit 51

4 make Unit 39 19 exchange rate Unit 59

5 lesson Unit 42 20 disagree Unit 68

6 instrument Unit 50 21 well Unit 60

7 museum Unit 58 22 in the morning Unit 74

8 remember Unit 67 23 Europe Unit 4

9 morning Unit 60 24 flatmate Unit 15

10 at the weekend Unit 74 25 fare Unit 20

11 autumn Unit 3 26 tea Unit 27

12 intelligent Unit 14 27 road Unit 33

13 fit Unit 19 28 sheet Unit 40

14 sugar Unit 26 29 vet Unit 44

15 traffic Unit 32 30 love story Unit 52

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Learn a new word every day.
Repeat the word two or three times to help you
remember it.
Write a translation into your own language.
Write a sentence in English using that word.
Say the sentence to yourself.

1 accommodation Unit 54 17 worried Unit 16

2 call someone back Unit 69 18 matter Unit 22

3 congratulations Unit 61 19 wine Unit 28

4 this weekend Unit 75 20 seat Unit 30

5 area Unit 4 21 radiator Unit 41

6 hungry Unit 16 22 memory stick Unit 46

7 dry Unit 21 23 wonderful Unit 48

8 oil Unit 28 24 delayed Unit 56

9 route Unit 29 25 Christmas Unit 3

10 wear perfume Unit 40 26 go ahead Unit 63

11 organize Unit 45 27 on the first floor Unit 76

12 news Unit 53 28 preposition Unit 6

13 central heating Unit 55 29 single (= not married) Unit 8

14 on the phone Unit 69 30 tablet Unit 23

15 recommend Unit 62 31 tuna Unit 24

16 speak Unit 4

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Repeat the word two or three times to help you
remember it.
Write a translation into your own language.
Write a sentence in English using that word.
Say the sentence to yourself.

1 New Years Day Unit 3 17 guide Unit 58

2 south Unit 34 18 who Unit 62

3 open Unit 46 19 perhaps Unit 65

4 net Unit 49 20 because of Unit 77

5 house Unit 57 21 way Unit 32

6 evening Unit 61 22 get married Unit 10

7 would like Unit 64 23 fog Unit 21

8 through Unit 76 24 toilet Unit 33

9 goodbye Unit 60 25 outside Unit 29

10 tongue Unit 9 26 horse Unit 36

11 lottery Unit 20 27 hard Unit 42

12 peach Unit 25 28 middle Unit 46

13 queue here Unit 33 29 opera singer Unit 51

14 lots Unit 35 30 currency Unit 59

15 MP3 player Unit 47 31 bring Unit 63

16 play Unit 50

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Write a translation into your own language.
Write a sentence in English using that word.
Say the sentence to yourself.

1 firstly Unit 78 15 foot Unit 12

2 notebook Unit 5 16 pain Unit 22

3 fall over Unit 11 17 take away Unit 27

4 thunder Unit 21 18 next stop Unit 30

5 kilo Unit 26 19 house Unit 38

6 timetable Unit 29 20 send Unit 47

7 store Unit 37 21 none Unit 53

8 printer Unit 46 22 boarding Unit 56

9 thriller Unit 52 23 shall we? Unit 65

10 air conditioning Unit 55 24 offer Unit 66

11 come round Unit 64 25 get (= fetch) Unit 80

12 accept Unit 66 26 spell Unit 7

13 have breakfast Unit 79 27 relative Unit 10

14 indefinite article Unit 6 28 lovely Unit 19

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