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Word  Unit 14

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Arabic

add (v)

 Thereís a calculator.  Itís for adding numbers. p.63

 

angle (n)

 The three angles of a triangle add up to 180 degrees. p.27 Oxford Word Power

 

assemble (v)

 Thursday morning we loaded the modules onto trucks and delivered them to the site. We assembled them in only three days. p.67

 

 

beakers (n pl)

 The customer wasn't happy with this shipment. It was delivered two days late and she ordered 40 glass beakers, but there were only 20 in the box. p.67

 

 

beginning (n)

 We use at + beginnings and ends. ...and then we installed the wiring and interior walls at the beginning of March. p.67

 

bent (adj)

 The bladeís bent, itís a bent blade.  It needs to be replaced.p.65

 

bill (n)

 You took your car to Bps garage and this is the bill. p.65

 

 

blade (n)

 The bladeís bent, itís a bent blade.  It needs to be replaced.p.65

 

broken (adj)

 This chair should be replaced.  The legís broken.  It has a broken leg. p.65

 

building (n)

 It took us six weeks to design and construct this building. p.67

 

bumper (n)

(car fender)

 That bumper should be replaced.  Itís dented.  Itís a dented bumper. p.65

 

call (v)

 Sorry I was out when you called.p.65  I called but you were out. p.64

 

chipped (adj)

 These chipped plates should be replaced.  The two plates are chipped. p.65

 

cleaning liquid (n)

 Things that can change shape are often uncountable nouns, for example, liquids, gases and powders. p.57 Look at the storeroom.  The brush cleaner is a kind of cleaning liquid. p.56

 

 

client (n)

 We worked seven days a week because the client wanted to move in on Monday, 18 March.  We finished painting at 7 p.m. on 17 March and the client moved in on time.

 

collapse (v) 

 

 

construction (n)

 We started construction work  after the holiday, on 1 April.  Modular construction is very fast. p.67

 

construction project (n)

 Complete the story of another construction project using in, on, or at. p.67

 

contact (v)

Please contact the shipping agents and insurance company. p.64

 

contract (n)

 We signed the contract at the end of February and the client moved in today.p.67

 

 

cracked (adj)

 One beaker was cracked. p.64

 

crushed (adj)

 The boxes are crushed.

 

damage (n)

 Reporting damage (topic heading) p.64

 

damaged (adj)

 Was the box damaged? p.64

 

date (n)

We use on + dates   ďon the 31 OctoberĒ p.67

 

delayed (adj)

 Was the shipment delayed?  p.64

 

delays (n pl)

 There were no shipment delays.   p.64

 

 

 

deliver (v)

 

 

 Thursday morning we loaded the modules onto trucks and delivered them to the site. We assembled them in only three days. p.67

 

 

dented (adj)

 The first box was crushed and dented and three beakers were damaged. p.65

 

design (v)

It took six weeks to design and construct this building. p.67

 

designer (n)

 The clientís architect worked with our designers and engineers and they finished the plans at Easter.

 

door handle (n)

 Door handle, 250 euros? Yes, we replaced the lock. What was wrong with it?  It was stuck. p65

 

Easter (n)

 The clientís architect worked with our designers and engineers and they finished the plans at Easter. p.67

 

end (n)

The snow melted at the end of January and we constructed the walls. p.66

 

erect (v)

 In February, we added the second floor and erected the roof and then we installed the wiring and interior walls at the beginning of March.p.66

 

events (n)

 Look at the pictures of a construction project. Write the correct number next to the events in the table. p.66

 

factory (n)

 The beakers were in good condition when they left our factory. p.64

 

 

fast (adj)

 Modular construction is very fast.    p.67

 

flammable (adj)

 DANGER FLAMMABLE ...What are these people doing wrong? Theyíre smoking near a flammable tank. p.58

 

flat (adj)

 The batteries are flat.  Iím replacing them. p55

 

 

foundations (n pl)

 We prepared the site in November and started work on the foundations in December.p.66

 

front (n)

 Someones storing boxes in front of a fire door. p.58

 

gas heater (n)

 petrol BrE - gasoline AmE The kitchen has a gas water heater. p.367 Oxford Word Power

 

glass beakers (n)(pl)

The customer wasn't happy with this shipment. It was delivered two days late and she ordered 40 glass beakers, but there were only 20 in the box.p.64

 

 

government (n)

After the prime ministerís resignation, a new government was formed. p.343 Oxford Word Power

 

happy (adj)

 The customer wasnít happy with his shipment. p.64

 

headlights (n pl)

 Headlights.  Fifty euros?  Yes, we replaced the bulbs. What was wrong with them? They were burnt out. p.65

 

holiday (n)

 We use at + special holiday.But then it snowed at Christmas and all work stopped.p.66

 

inside (prep)

 The weather was no problem because we constructed the modules inside our factor .p.67y

 

 

install (v)

 In February, we added the second floor and erected the roof and then we installed the wiring and interior walls at the beginning of March. p.66

 

insurance company (n)

 Please contact the shipping agents and insurance company. p.64

 

 

interior (adj)

 In February, we added the second floor and erected the roof and then we installed the wiring and interior walls at the beginning of March. p.66

 

late (adj/adv)

 Why donít you buy some alkaline batteries? Because Iím late. p55

 

lead (n)

 Do you have an extension lead? p.59

 

 leaking (adj)

Iím fixing this hose. Why? Because its leaking. p.123

 

lean (v)

 

 

leave (v)

 The beakers were in good condition when they left our factory. p64

 

 

left (past of to leave) (v)

 The beakers were in good condition when they left our factory. p64

 

 

lens (n)

 The lenses are scratched.  They should be replaced. p.65

 

lenses (n pl)

 The lenses are scratched.  They should be replaced. p.65

 

load (v)

 Thursday morning we loaded the modules onto trucks and delivered them to the site. We assembled them in only three days. p.67

 

 

melt (v)

 The snow melted at the end of January and we constructed the walls.p.66

 

modules (n)

Thursday morning we loaded the modules onto trucks and delivered them to the site. We assembled them in only three days. p.67

 

 

Monday (n)

The client wanted to move in on Monday.  p.66

 

 

move in (v)

 We worked seven days a week because the client wanted to move in on Monday, 18 March. p.66

 

officially (adv)

 The new school was officially opened last week. p.534 Oxford Word Power

 

onto (prep)

 Thursday morning we loaded the modules onto trucks and delivered them to the site. We assembled them in only three days. p.67

 

 

order (v)

 It was delivered two days late and she ordered 40 glass beakers, but there were only 20 in the box.p.64

 

 

our (det)

 The beakers were in good condition when they left our factory. p.64

 

 

out (adv)

 Hello, Simone  I called but you were out. p.64

 

paint (v)

 We finished painting at 7 p.m on 17 March and the client moved in on time. p.66

 

pay for (v)

 The shipping agent is paying for the damage. p.65

 

plans (n pl)

The clientís architect worked with our designers and engineers and they finished the plans at Easter. p.66

 

plates (n pl)

 These chipped plates should be replaced.  The two plates are chipped. p.65

 

prepare (v)

First they signed the contract.  Was that on the 31 October?  Thatís right.  Then they prepared the site. p.67

 

project (n)

 Complete the story of another construction project using in, on, or at. p.67

 

quickly (adv)

 The cookerís on fire!  Do something quickly. p.625 Oxford Word Power

 

report (n)

 Here is the safety officerís report on workshop 4. p.58

 

roof (n)

 We added the second floor and erected the roof and then we installed the wiring and interior walls at the beginning of March.p.66

 

rush job (n)

 It was a rush job, but we did it. p.66

 

rusty (adj)

 Those bolts are rusty.  Those rusty bolts should be replaced. p.65

 

scratched (adj)

 The lenses are scratched.  They should be replaced. p.65

 

screen (n)

 Windscreen,four hundred eurosĒ Yes, we replaced the windscreen.  What was wrong with it?  It was cracked. p.65

 

second floor (n)

 In February, we added the second floor and erected the roof and then we installed the wiring and interior walls at the beginning of March.p.66

 

shipment (n)

 The customer wasnít happy with this shipment.  Was the shipment delayed? p.64

 

shipping agents (n)

 Please contact the shipping agents and insurance company. p.64

 

 

shipping company (n)

 Iím sure this is a shipping company problem. p.64

 

sign (v)

 We signed the contract at the end of February and the client moved in today.p.67

 

 

snow (n)

The snow melted at the end of January and we constructed the wall. p.66

 

snow (v)

 But then it snowed at Christmas and all work stopped. p.66

 

start (n)

at the start of May. ďComplete these time expressions using in, on or at.Ē

 

start (v)

 We started construction work after the holiday, on the first of April. p.66

 

stop (v)

 But then it snowed at Christmas and all work stopped. p.66

 

strap (n)

 We replaced the strap.  What was wrong with it? It was torn. p.65

 

surprised (adj)

 I was surprised this order was late. p.64

 

then (adv)

 But then it snowed at Christmas and all work stopped. p.66

 

torn (adj)

 You should replace the strap.  Itís torn. Itís a torn strap.p.65

 

tower (n)

 

 

wall (n)

 The snow melted at the end of January and we constructed the walls. p.66

 

was (past of to be) (v)

They first signed the contract.  Was that on the 31st of October? p.67

 

weather (n)

 The weather was no problem because we constructed the modules inside our factory. p.67

 

weights (n pl)

 a 500-gram weight, a one kilo weight:  these are weights for weighing fruit in the market.

 

were (past of to be) (v)

 Three things were wrong with this shipment. What were they?  Read the email and find out.

 

windscreen (n)

Windscreen,four hundred eurosĒ Yes, we replaced the windscreen.  What was wrong with it?  It was cracked. p.65

 

windscreen wipers (n pl)

 Windscreen wipers, 180 euros?  Yes, we replaced the windscreen wipers.  What was wrong with them? They were worn. p.65

 

 

 

 

wiring (n)

 In February, we added the second floor and erected the roof and then we installed the wiring and interior walls at the beginning of March. p.66

 

work (n)

 We signed the contract on 31 October and started work right away. p.66

 

workshop (n)

 What questions would Jim ask the employees in workshop 4? p.58

 

worn (adj)

 That fan belt is worn out.  The worn belt should be replaced.