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Unit 7 Future Homes

1. Adaptable (adj.) able to be changed in order to deal with new situations


2. Convertible (adj.) able to be changed to a different form or use
3. Self-sufficient (adj.) able to produce everything that you need without the help from
other people
4. Underground (adj.) under the surface of the ground
5. Well-insulated (adj.) (used about a house, room, etc.) joined together by heating the
edges and pressing them together
6. Access (n) a way of entering a place
7. Accommodation (n) a place to live or to stay in
8. Condensation (n) water that forms on a cold surface when stream or warm air
becomes cool and changes into liquid
9. Environment (n) the natural world in which people, animals, and plants live
10. Foundation (n) the solid base of a building
11. Global warming (n) the increase in the temperature of the earth’s atmosphere, caused
by increased a mounts of gases such as carbon dioxide
12. Structure (n) a thing that is made of several parts, such as a building
13. Ventilation (n) the flow of air in and out of a room or building
14. Construct (v) to build or to make something
15. Resist (v) to not be damaged by something

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Unit 7 Future Homes

1. Adaptable (adj.) able to be changed in order to deal with new situations


2. Convertible (adj.) able to be changed to a different form or use
3. Self-sufficient (adj.) able to produce everything that you need without the help from
other people
4. Underground (adj.) under the surface of the ground
5. Well-insulated (adj.) (used about a house, room, etc.) joined together by heating the
edges and pressing them together
6. Access (n) a way of entering a place
7. Accommodation (n) a place to live or to stay in
8. Condensation (n) water that forms on a cold surface when stream or warm air
becomes cool and changes into liquid
9. Environment (n) the natural world in which people, animals, and plants live
10. Foundation (n) the solid base of a building
11. Global warming (n) the increase in the temperature of the earth’s atmosphere, caused
by increased a mounts of gases such as carbon dioxide
12. Structure (n) a thing that is made of several parts, such as a building
13. Ventilation (n) the flow of air in and out of a room or building
14. Construct (v) to build or to make something
15. Resist (v) to not be damaged by something