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TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

OF AMBATO
Vocabulary
Name:

Cynthia Tatiana Rivera Andrade

Nivel:

Pre-Intermediate B1-G2

UNIT 1: ARE YOU HAPPY?

Adobe.- n. the clay from wich adobe bricks are made.


Used in hot dry climates.
Advertisement.- n. a public promotion of some product
or service.
Advice.- n. opinin recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed;
counsel. A proposal for an appropriate course of action.
Appear.- v. give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect.
Come into sight or view.
Argue.- v. present reasons and arguments. Have argument about
something. Give evidence of.
Around.- adv. In the rea or vicinity. By a circular or circuitous route.
Barbecue.- meat that has been barbecued or grilled in a highly
seasoned sauce.
Became.- v. become. Enter or asume a certain state or condition. Come
into existence.
Being.- the state or fact of existing.
Below.- adv. In or to a place tht is lower. At a later place.
Borrow.- v. get temporarily. Take up and practice as ones own.
Earn.- v. earn on some comercial or bussiness transaction; earn as
salary or wages. Acquire or deserve by ones efforts or actions.
Ever.- adv. At an any time. Al all time; all the time and on every
occasion.
Fall.- n. the season when the leaves fall from the tres. A sudden drop
from an upright position.
Feel.- n. an intuitive awareness.
Flowchart.- n. a diagram of the sequence of operations in a computer
program.
Fore.- adj. Situated at or toward the bow of a vessel. N. front part of a
vessel or aircraft.
Forget.- dismiss from the mind; stop remembering.
Half.- adj. Consisting of one of two equivalent parts in value or quantily.
Holiday.- spend or take a vacation.
Just.- adj. Used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper
or fitting. Implying justice dictated by reason, conscience and a natural
sense of wath is fair to all.
Keep.- n. the financial means whereby one lives. The main tower within
the walls of a medieval castle or fortress. V. keep in a certain state,
position or activity.

Know.- v. be cognizant or aware of a facto r a specific piece of


information; possess knowledge or information about.
Latest.- adj. Up to the immediate present; most recent or most up todate. In accord with the most fashionable ideas or style.
Long.- adj. Primarily temporal sense; being or indicationg a relatively
great or greater tan average duration or passage of time or during as
specidied.
Lovely.- adj. Appealing to the emotions as well as the eye. N. a very
pretty gril who Works as a photographers model.
Married.- adj. Joined in matraimony. Of or relating to the state of
marriage. marital status.
Meal.- the food served and eaten at one time.
Mind.- n. that wich is responsable for ones thoughts and feelings; the
seat of the faculty of reason. Recall or remembrance.
Musical instrument.- an istrument used to produce music.
Nothing.- n. a quantify of no importance.
Nowadays.- n. the period of time that is happening now.; any
continuous stretch of time including the momento of speech. Adv. In
these time.
Own.- adj. Belonging to or on behalf of a specified person. V. have
ownership or possession of.
Prompots.- adj. Accordin to Schedule or without delay. Characterized by
speed and efficiency.
Pubs.- n. (British) tavern consisting of a building with a bar public
romos; often provides light meals.
Quiz.- n. an examination consisting of a few short questions. V. examine
someones knowledge of something..
Recent.- adj. Being new in a time not long past. Of the immediate pasto
r just previous to the present time. Recently.- adv. In the recent past.
Relationship.- n. a relation between people. A state involving mutual
dealings between people or parties or coutries.
Sigth.- n. an instance of visual perception. Anything that is seen. The
ability to see; the faculty of visin.
Smile.- n. a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of
the mounth. V. change ones facial expression by spreading the lips,
often to signal pleasure.
Somewhar.- adv. To a small degree or extent
Somewhere.- adv. In or at or to some place.
Spend.- pass in a specific way: as of time.
Sport.- an active diversin requiring physical.
Straight.- adj. Successive. Having no deviations.
Stressed.- adj. Suffering severe physical strain or distress. Bearing a
stress or accent.
Them.- prn. Third personal prural pronoun used after a presposition or
as the onject of a verb.
Thing.- a special situation. That wich is considered to exist as a
separate entity, object, quality or concep.
Together.- adj. Mentally and emotionally stable. Adv. In conjunction with
combined. In contact with each other.

Unfortunately.- adv. Happening through by bad luck of some


unfortunate event.
Us.- personal. Me and at least one other person; the objective case of
we.
Wath.- pronoun. Interrogative wich thing, event, circunstance, etc. An
interrogative wich asks
Well.- adj. In good healt especially after having suffered illness on ur
jury.
When.- used to introduce questions about time.
Younger.- adj. Younger brother or sister. Used of the younger of two
person of the same name especially used to distinguish a son from his
pather.

UNIT 2: WORK

Account.- n. a formal contractual relationship established


to provice for regular banking or brokerage or business
service.
Better.- adj. Superior to another lof the same class or set
or kind. Comparative of good.
Boss.- adj. (of person) highest in Rank or authority or office. (Informal)
exceptionally good.
Buyer.- n. a person who buys.
Career.- n. the particular occupation for wich you are trained. V. move
headlong at high speed.
Cheap.- adj. Relatively low in Price or charging low prices. (Informal) of
very por quality.
Cheer.- n. a cry or shout of approval. The quality of being cheerful and
dispelling gloom. V. give encouragement.
Commuting.- n. the travel of commuter. A passenger train that is
ridden primarily by commuters.
Company.- n. an institution created to conduct business. Osganization
of performers and associated personnel.
Customer.- n. someone who pays for godos or services.
Deal.- adj. Made of firt or pine. N. a particular instance of buying or
selling.
Desks.- n. a piece of furniture with a writing Surface and usually
drawers or the compartments.
Discuss.- v. to considero r examine in speech or writin. Speak with
others about something.
Dislaike.- n. an inclination to withhold approval from some person or
group. V. have or feel a dislike or distaste for.
Dish.- n. a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or
servign food. A particular tem of prepared food.
Employee.- n. a worker who is hired to perform a job.
Fed.- n. any federal law-enforcement officer. The central bank of the
United States.
Foreign.- adj. Of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations.
Relating to or originating or characteristic of another place or part of the
world.

Insurance.- n. promise od reimbursemen in the case of loss; paid to


people or companies so concerned about hazards that they have made
prepaymentbs to an insurance Company. Written contract or certificate
of insurance. Protection against future loss.
Job.- n. the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money.
Lifestyle.- n. a manner of living that reflects the persons values and
attitudes.
Loud.- adj. Characterized by or producing sound of great volumen or
intensity. Tastelessly showy.
Motorbike.- n. small motorcucle with a low frame and small wheels and
elevated handlebars.
Never.- adv. At no time; on no occasion; in no circumstance.
Often.- adv. Many times at short intervals. Frequently.
Once.- adj. Belonging to somo prior time. Adv. On one occasion.
Pressure.- n. the forc applied to a unit rea of Surface; measured in
pascals. A forc that compels.
Property.- n. any rea set aside for a particular purpose.
Rarely.- adv. Not often.
Reatil.- adj. Selling or related to selling direct to the consumer. N. the
selling of godos to consumers; usually in small quantities and not for
resale. Adv. At a reatil Price. V. sell at the retail level.
Regard.- n. (usually prural) a polite expression of desire for someones
welfare. It different in that respect.
Risk.- n. a source of danger. A venture undertaken without regard to
posible los sor injury.
Risky.- adj. Involving risk or danger. Not financially safe or segure.
Robber.- n. a thief who steals from somene by threatening violence.
Salary.- n. something that remunerales.
Salary.- n. something that remunerates.
Should.- v. be expected to. Expresses an emotional, practical,or other
reason for doing.
Sometime.- adv. At an unstated or indifinitive time in the future.
Staff.- n. personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigner
task.
Survey.- n. a detailed critical inspection. Short descriptive summary of
events. The act of lokking or seeing or observing.
Twice.- adv. Two times. To doubl the degree.
Wishes.- n. plural of wish. A specific feeling of desire. An expression of
some desire or indination.

UNIT 3: TIME OUT

Afraid.- adj. Filled with fear or apprehensions.


Alright.- adj. Nonstandard usage. Adv. Reinforces an
assertion, as in Its expensive all rigth. Sentence-initial
expression of agreement.
Anyone.- pronoun. One person chosen without thougnt.
Approach.- n. ideas or actions intended to deal with a problema or
situation.

Appropriate.- adj. Suitable for a particular persono r place or condition,


etc.
Arrange.- v. put into a proper or systematic order.
Band.- n. an unofficial association of people or grups. Instrumentalist
not including string players
Carefully.- adv. Taking careo r paying attentiion. With caution or
prudence.
Collocation.- n. a prouping of Word in a sentence.
Concert.- n. a performacnce of music by playero r Singer not involving
theatricak staging. V. contrive by mutual agreement, as of a plan.
Coolest.- adj. Cool. Neither warm or very cold; giving relief from heat.
Gist.- n. the central meaning or theme of a speech or literaly work. Idea
or exprerience.
Guess.- n. a message expressing an opinin base don incomplete
evidence.
Heard.- adj. Detected or perceived by the sense of hearing.
Hip.- adj. Informed about the lastest trends. N. either side of the body
below the waist and adobe the thing.
Hippest.- the most fashionable.
Invented.- adj. Formed or conceived by the imagination.
Key.- adj. Serving as an essential component. Effective: producing a
desired effect.
Least.- adj. Minimal in magnitude. Quantifier meaning smallest in
amount or extent or degree.
Maybe.- adv. By chance.
Meal.- n. the food served and eaten at one time.
Mistake.- n. a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance
or inattention.
Northern.- adj. In or characteristic of a regin of the United Stated
north. Coming from the north.
Performance.- n. a dramaticor or musical entertaiment. The act of
presenting a play or piece of music or other entertaiment.
Rhapsody.-n. an epic poem adapted for recitation.
Sack.- n. a bag made of papero r plastic for holdign customers
purchases. An enclosed space. If you get the sack, it means you lose
your job.
Seats.Sightseeing.- n. going about to look at places of interest.
Slow.- adj. Not moving quickly.
Soon.- adv. In the near future.
Square.- adj. Having four equal side and four right angeles or forming a
right angle.
Surprise.- n. the astonishment you feel when something totally
unexpected happens to you. A sudde unexpected event.
Tapa.- n. thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and pipturus albidus. A
paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by prounding tapa bark.
Truly.- adv. In accordance with truth or facto r reality. By right. With
sincerity; without pretense.

UNIT 4: GREAT MINDS

Ability.- n. the quality of being able to perform; possession


of the qualities lespecially mental qualities requiered to do
something or get something done.
Advantage.- n. the quality of having a superior or more
favorable position. Firt point scored after deuce. V. give an
advantage to.
Allow.- v. make it posible throught a specific action or lack of action for
something to happen. Give permission.
Anthem.- n. a song of praise to godo r to a saint or to a nation.
Badly.- Adv. To a severe or serious degree. Evilly or wickedly
Below.- adv. In or to a place that is lower. At a later place.
Better.- adj. Superior to another in excellence or quality or desirability
or suitability. N. one having clain to precedence; a superior.
Bold.- adj. Fearless and daring. Clear and distinct.
Done.- adj. Havign finished or arrived at completion. Cooked until ready
to serve.
Encourage.- v. contribute to the progres sor growth of. Inspire with
confidence.
Eurhythmy.- n. the interpretation in harmonious bodily movements of
the rhyth of musical compositions.
Ever.- adv. At anytime. At all time.
Focus.- n. the concentration of attention or energy on something. V.
focus ones attention on something. Optical system in or ut focus.
Foreign.- adj. Of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations.
Relating to or originatingin or characteristic of another place or part of
the world.
Formed.- adj. Clearly defined. Having or given a formo r shape.
Forward.- adj. At or near or directed toward the front. N. the person
who plays the position of forward on a basketball team. Adv. At or to or
toward the front. V. send or ship onward from an intermediate post
station in transit.
Great.- adj. Relatively large in size or number or extent; larger tan
others of its kind. More tan usual.
Improve.- v. to make better.
Joke.- n. a humorous anecdote or remark. Activity characterized by
good humor.
Knowledge.- n. the psychological result of perpection and learning and
reasoning.
Learn.- v. acquire or gain knowledge or skills. Commit to memory. Be a
student of a certain subject.
Matter.- n. that which has mass and occupies space. V. have weight;
have import, carry.
Memorist.- n. one who, or that wich, causes to be remembered.
Minds.- n. that wich is responsable for ones thought and feeling; the
seat of the faculty of reason. Recall or remembrance.
Must.- adj. Highly recommended. V. be obliged, required, or forced to.
Mustnt.- v. must not be not allowed to.

Myself.- pronoun Me, as directo r indirect object. Used in apposition to


smetimes with implicit exclusin of any others performign the activity
described.
Nervous.- adj. Easily agitated. Causing or fraught with or showing
anxiety.
None.- adv. Not at all or in no way.
Nose.- n. the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract. A
front taht resembles a human nose.
Over.- adj. Havimg come or been brought to a conclusin. N. the period
during wich a given number of balls in cricket. Adv. At or to a point
across invervening spcae, etc.
Prize.- adj. Of superior grade. N. something given for victory or
superiority in a contesto r competition. V. hold dear. To move or forc,
esp. in an effort to get somethig open.
Provide.- v. provide or furnish with. Determine what is to happen in
certain contingencies.
Pupil.- n. a learner who is enrolled in an education
institution.
Contractile apertura in the iris of the eye. A clid attendeing school.
Quick.- adj. Accomplished rapidly and without delay. N. any rea of the
doby that is highly sensitive to pain last the flesh underneath the skin or
a fingernail or toenail. Adv. With lille or no delay.
Quickly.- adv. With rapid movements.
Scooled.- adj. Having received specific instruction.
Should.- v. be expected to. Be logically necessary.
Speech.- n. a formal spoken communication deliviered to an audience.
Surprise.- n. the astonishment you feel when something totally
unexpected happens to you. A sudde unexpected event.
Tongue.- n. a human written or spoken language used by a community.
Tongue.- n. a mobil mass of muscular tissue coverd with mucous
membrane and located in the oral cavity. A human written or spoken
language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language. A
manner of speaking.
Useful.- adj. Being of use or service. Of great importance ori se or
service.
Well.- adj. In good healt especially after having suffered illness or injury.
Resulting favorably. N. a Deep holeo r shaft dug or drillerd to obtain
wter or oil or gas or brine. An abundant source. Adv. Often used as a
combining form, in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high
standard.
Whether.- pronoun which of two.
Young.-adj. (used of living things especially persons) in an early period
of life or development or growth. N. any immature animal.

UNIT 5: TRAVEL

Amazing.- adj. Surprising


admiration or wonder.

greatly.

Inspiring

awe

or