General English vocab trainer


New vocabulary


 

The test below includes the following new vocabulary:

Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes
astronomy ‘I studied astronomy at university.’

a planetarium ‘We visited a planetarium while on holiday.’

a radio telescope ‘The government has announced funding for a new radio telescope.’

a telescope ‘I’m building a telescope.’

an eclipse ‘Did you see the lunar eclipse?’

This can be ‘a solar eclipse’ (an eclipse of the Sun) or ‘a lunar eclipse’ (an eclipse of the Moon)
an astronomer ‘The talk was given by a famous astronomer.’

Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes
astronomy
‘I studied astronomy at university.’
a planetarium
‘We visited a planetarium while on holiday.’
a radio telescope
‘The government has announced funding for a new radio telescope.’
a telescope
‘I’m building a telescope.’
an eclipse
‘Did you see the lunar eclipse?’

This can be ‘a solar eclipse’ (an eclipse of the Sun) or ‘a lunar eclipse’ (an eclipse of the Moon)
an astronomer
‘The talk was given by a famous astronomer.’

Test questions

  • We saw a solar _____ yesterday when the Moon passed between the Earth and the Sun.


  • I am able to see distant planets with this _____ .


  • _____ is the study of matters to do with space.


  • Images of the night sky are projected on the roof of _____ .


  • _____ is a person who studies matters to do with space.


  • _____ is used to detect radio waves from objects in space.