General English vocab trainer


New vocabulary


 

The test below includes the following new vocabulary:

Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes
deforestation “Deforestation has caused the risk of flooding in the area to increase.”

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

the greenhouse effect “I’m writing a paper on the greenhouse effect.”

pollution “We’re monitoring the level of pollution in the river.”

water pollution “Water pollution makes it unsafe to swim in the river.”

contamination “Contamination of the land is causing delays to the construction project.”

air pollution “The air pollution in the city centre is quite bad.”

climate change “There was a presentation on climate change at the conference.”

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

Test questions

  • Some oceans are getting warmer due to _____ .


  • Rising temperatures all over the world are evidence of _____ .


  • _____ causes temperatures to rise due to gases being trapped in the atmosphere.


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


  • Waste from factories into rivers and the sea causes _____.


  • Heavy traffic has caused _____ in the city.


  • The Amazon rainforest is getting smaller due to _____ .


  • Water pollution is the _____ of natural water by chemicals and waste.