General English vocab trainer


New vocabulary


 

The test below includes the following new vocabulary:

Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes
a cash machine ‘There’s a cash machine in the supermarket on the corner and another one outside the station.’

Also: ‘an ATM’
a study ‘I work from home three days a week. I usually work in the study.’

a shopping centre ‘A new out-of-town shopping centre opened last month.’

American English = ‘shopping mall’
an oven ‘The pizza is in the oven.’

to rain ‘We’ll cancel the picnic if it looks like it might rain.’

to miss a flight ‘My taxi was delayed in traffic on the way to the airport, and I missed my flight.’

shallow ‘The sea is quite shallow here.’

pollution ‘We’re monitoring the level of pollution in the river.’

Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes
a cash machine
‘There’s a cash machine in the supermarket on the corner and another one outside the station.’

Also: ‘an ATM’
a study
‘I work from home three days a week. I usually work in the study.’
a shopping centre
‘A new out-of-town shopping centre opened last month.’

American English = ‘shopping mall’
an oven
‘The pizza is in the oven.’
to rain
‘We’ll cancel the picnic if it looks like it might rain.’
to miss a flight
‘My taxi was delayed in traffic on the way to the airport, and I missed my flight.’
shallow
‘The sea is quite shallow here.’
pollution
‘We’re monitoring the level of pollution in the river.’

Test questions

  • _____ is when the air, land or water is spoilt by dangerous or poisonous chemicals or substances.


  • I don’t have any money; I need to find a _____.


  • _____ is a room that is used for working at a desk.


  • I’m not going to water the garden because I think it’s going to _____.


  • I’m roasting a chicken in the _____; it will take about an hour and a half.


  • I had to buy another ticket at the airport because I _____ .


  • The river is too _____ for swimming; the water only goes up to my ankles.


  • A new _____ has opened in the town centre. It has a wide selection of shops as well as a car park.