General English vocab trainer


New vocabulary


 

The test below includes the following new vocabulary:

Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes
the greenhouse effect ‘I’m writing a paper on the greenhouse effect.’

contamination ‘Contamination of the land is causing delays to the construction project.’

global warming ‘Global warming is high on our agenda for discussion at tomorrow’s meeting.’

air pollution ‘The air pollution in the city centre is quite bad.’

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

climate change ‘There was a presentation on climate change at the conference.’

deforestation ‘Deforestation has caused the risk of flooding in the area to increase.’

water pollution ‘Water pollution makes it unsafe to swim in the river.’

Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes
the greenhouse effect
‘I’m writing a paper on the greenhouse effect.’
contamination
‘Contamination of the land is causing delays to the construction project.’
global warming
‘Global warming is high on our agenda for discussion at tomorrow’s meeting.’
air pollution
‘The air pollution in the city centre is quite bad.’
pollution
‘We’re monitoring the level of pollution in the river.’
climate change
‘There was a presentation on climate change at the conference.’
deforestation
‘Deforestation has caused the risk of flooding in the area to increase.’
water pollution
‘Water pollution makes it unsafe to swim in the river.’

Test questions

  • Waste that flows from factories and into rivers causes _____.


  • The immediate effect of gases from cars and factories rising into the sky is _____.


  • Another common term for global warming is _____.


  • _____ is the effect of rising temperatures across the world.


  • The _____ is the name for when temperatures rise because of too much carbon dioxide in the air.


  • We can’t drink water from the reservoir due to _____ .


  • When trees in woodland or jungles are chopped down for fuel or to grow crops, it is called _____.


  • _____ in the river from the factory caused the fish to die.