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Word

Example sentence

Arabic

arrow (n)

What happens when you perform the action indicated by the arrow? p.39

 

backwards (adv)

He fell backwards and hit the back of his head. p.51 Oxford Word Power

 

bang (v)

He banged his fist on the table and started shouting. p.54 Oxford Word Power

 

 

bat (sport) (n)

The players have some wooden sticks, a wooden bat, and a small, hard, red ball. p.122

 

bell (n)

The bell needs moving over to the other side. p.122

 

bent (adj)

Dieter has a problem with his garage door opener. He thinks a part is bent or corroded. It needs servicing.p.39

 

broken (adj)

Think of something you have that is broken or damaged. Write its name on a small piece of paper. p.39

 

carpet (n)

We need a new carpet in the bedroom. p.111 Oxford Word Power

 

chain (n)

Suggest different ways to join or fasten together two: chains: You could insert a link, or join them together with a padlock.p.86

 

chipped (adj)

Look at the pictures and find things that are chipped. p.39 The plate is chipped.

 

circular (adj)

Find something circular. p.46

 

condition (n)

Use check to talk about looking at something carefully to make sure it's correct, safe, or in good condition, etc. p.21

 

container (n)

I left this container here and posted its coordinates on the Internet for other people to find. p.36

 

corroded (adj)

Look at the pictures and find things that are corroded. p.39 The battery is corroded.

 

 

cracked (adj)

The tank is cracked and oil is leaking into the ground. p.85

 

 

 

crushed (adj)

Look at the pictures and find something being crushed. p.39 The carton is being crushed.

 

cup (n)

Where can I get a cup of coffee and something to eat? p.44

 

damp (adj)

The grass is a bit damp.  Sit on the rug. p196 Oxford Word Power

 

dented (adj)

Look at the pictures and find things that are dented. p.39 The car door is dented.

 

disposable (adj)

Thereís a disposable camera in this container. p.36

 

drugs (illegal) (n pl)

You have to put things like knives, drugs, alcohol, or fireworks in the container. p.37

 

dusty (adj)

Look at the pictures and find things that are dusty. p.39 The book is dusty.

 

egg (n)

The easiest way to cook an egg is to boil it. If you don't boil it, you'll have to do more washing up. p.84

 

enlarge (v)

The hole's too small. It needs enlarging. p.39

 

exposure lamp (n)

An exposure lamp burns a stencil in the screen printing process. (Google images)

 

fireworks (n pl)

You have to put things like knives, drugs, alcohol, or fireworks in the container. p.37

 

forwards (adv)( BrEforward)

This is the coolest thing! There are sophisticated sensors in the platform I'm standing on, so I just lean forward and it moves forward. p.120

 

four-stroke engine (n)

Big motorcycles have a four-stroke engine.  Lawn mowers have a two-stroke engine.

 

frayed (adj)

frayed Ė this is what happens to cloth when some of the threads at the end come apart. Look at the pictures and find things that are frayed.  The jeans are frayed. p.39

 

game (n)

And if someone isn't working -like computer games, Internet chatrooms - you'll know. p.123

 

glass (drinking vessel) (n)

What happens if you drop a raisin* into a glass of champagne? Why? p.91

 

glued (adj)

p.43 (hands cutting cardboard. spreading glue). The handle of the teapot is not good.  Itís badly glued to the teapot body. p.336 Oxford Word Power  The teapot is chipped.  It needs to be glued.(my sentence)p.39

 

 

GPS (Global positioning system) (n)

Some people use their GPS to play a new game called geo-caching . p.36

 

grass (n)

There are two teams of eleven players and it's played

on a grass field. p.122

 

handlebars (n pl)

The handlebars of my bicycle arenít straight.  They need straightening.(my sentence) p.39

 

heater (n)

The electric heater is not heating Ahmadís feet.  It needs to be repositioned. p39 + p.367 Oxford Word Power

 

helmet (n)

You don't have to wear a protective helmet or gloves, but many players do. p.122

 

instructions (n pl)

You just have to follow these instructions. p.36

 

items (things) (n)

There are some small toys and other items in this container. p.36

 

joke (n)

Do you know any jokes or funny stories? Think of one to tell the class. p.31

 

key (keyboard) (n)

A  keyboard is a set of keys on a board on a piano or a computer.p.434 Oxford Word Power Then you have other words like noticeboard, blackboard, cardboard.

 

 

knife/knives (n)

Are you carrying any knives or sharp instruments? p.124

 

lengthen (v)

The string's too short. It needs to be lengthened.  I needs lengthening. p.39

 

level (spirit level) (n)

Make sure the shelves are level with a spirit level before you fix them in position. p.451

 

 

panel (n)

A panel is a board that contains the equipment for controlling a car, machine, etc: the instrument panel.p.555 Oxford Word Power

 

 

paper clip (n)

Ask another student to make the two paper clips jump into the air and join together. p.103

 

patient (adj)

You need to be very patient to play this game because it can last for an afternoon, or even for five days. p.122

 

pedal (n)

A pedal is the part of a bicycle or machine that you push with your foot in order to make move or work.p.566 Oxford Word Power

 

piston (n)

A piston is a piece of metal inside a tube that moves up and down and makes the car engine move the car. p.579 Oxford Word Power

 

play (v)

There are two teams of eleven players and it's played on a grass field. p.122

 

player (n)

There are two teams of eleven players and it's played on a grass field. p.122

 

protective (adj)

You don't have to wear a protective helmet or gloves, but many players do.

 

raise (v)

So the bucket gets heavy, the wood pivots, and it raises the pencil. p.120

 

 

refrigeration unit (n)

The water came from a refrigeration unit that could produce 907 tonnes of ice a day. p.106

 

remote control unit (n)

The remote control unit is in front of the Television. p.80

 

reposition (v)

The handle's in the wrong place. It needs repositioning. p.39

 

reverse (v)

Which instructions can you reverse, and what happens if you do? p.21

 

rich (adj)

You have be very rich to buy a GPS. They start at about $100. p.37

 

rule (n)

You mustnít  break these three rules: take something, leave something, and write in the logbook. p.37

 

runway (n)

A runway is a long piece of ground with a hard surface where aircraft take off and land. p.675

 

saw (n)

And this saw cuts with its teeth. p.87

 

score (v)

The players have to hit the ball and try to score runs'. p.122

 

scratched (adj)

Look at the pictures and find things that are scratched. p.39 scratched=to be marked on the surface by something sharp.

 

screen (n)

The subject then watches a television screen and his / her brain's electrical activity is recorded. p.58

 

service (car) (v)

All cars should be serviced--examined and repaired--at regular intervals. p.701

 

 

shirt (n)

Wear short-sleeved shirts or roll up shirt sleeves. p.40

 

 

shoe (n)

What size are your shoes? I tried on a nice pair of shoes, but they didnít  fit. p.709 Oxford Word Power

 

smell (v)

He could smell something burning.  Can you smell gas? p.730 Oxford Word Power

 

 

speed up (v)

It's running too slow. It needs speeding up. p.39

 

 

stick (n)

The players have some wooden sticks, a wooden bat, and a small, hard, red ball. p.122

 

 

story (n)

This is a true story. On July 2 1982, Larry Walters, a 33-year-old North Hollywood truck driver, filled 45weather balloons with helium and Öp.120

 

 

strengthen (v)

The support's too weak. It needs strengthening. p.39

 

 

stuck (adj)

Match these phrases to the best diagram. 2  In diagram (c), the grey rectangle is attached / stuck to the brown wall. p.79

 

 

sunny (adj)

Sweet Moon, I thank thee for thy sunny beams; 

 I thank thee, Moon, for shining now so bright;

    ACT V. SCENE I. A MIDSUMMER NIGHTíS DREAM, by Shakespeare

 

support (n)

The supportís too weak. It needs strengthening. p.39

 

teeth (saw) (n pl)

And this saw cuts with its teeth. p.87

 

tooth (mouth) (n)

A container like a tube, is made of  ductile metal, or plastic and is used for toothpaste or ointment. p.73

 

wear (v)

Everyone has to wear white clothes. p.122

 

wet (adj)

Do not use electric tools when the work area is wet. Make sure plugs are earthed. p.122

 

widen (v)

The street's too narrow. It needs widening. p.39 It needs to be widened.

 

wooden (adj)

A sample tie is hung from a ring and the ends are fastened  to a wooden wheel. p.51

 

work (function) (v)

A What do you think?  B I'm not sure. How does it work? p.122

 

worn (adj)

Look at the pictures and find things that are worn. p.39 The jeans and the book look wornworn=to be thinner, weaker or smoother because of being used a lot.

 

worry (v)

ďDonít worry, Mum,Ē said Peter, ďI wonít come home late.Ē p.879 Oxford Word Power

 

 

 

 

Useful phrases

 

 

to break a rule

You mustnít break these three rules: take something, leave something, and write in the logbook. p.37

 

Congratulations!

Congratulations on the birth of your baby boy! p.160 Oxford Word Power

 

 

 

to keep fit

Exercise and eat well to keep fit.p.445 Oxford English-Arabic Dictionary
(fit=appropriate, in Shakespeareís time)

Yet, I beseech you,
If you think fit, or that it may be done,
Give me advantage of some brief discourse
With Desdemona alone.
ACT III. SCENE I. OTHELLO, (Shakespeareís sentence)

 

to post on a website

You donít have to take a photo, but if you do, Iíll post it on our web site. p.36

 

to spend money

It's easy to make a geo-cache and you donít have to spend a lot of money. p.37

 

to take a photograph/photo

You donít have to take a photo, but if you do, Iíll post it on our web site. p.36

 

 

What should we do?

Title of Unit 8

 

Would you like one?

Do you have a GPS?

(Would you like one?) p.36