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Moods and feelings

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to be afraid ‘He’s afraid of spiders.’

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to be angry ‘She was quite angry when her car was stolen.’

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to be anxious ‘He is waiting to see whether he has passed the exam, so he is quite anxious at the moment.’

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to be disappointed ‘I’m disappointed not to have passed the exam but will retake it in the summer.’

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to be excited ‘I’m very excited to be starting a new job tomorrow.’

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to be frightened ‘I am frightened of dogs.’

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to be frustrated ‘I’m frustrated not to have been able to buy everything I need today but will go back to the shops tomorrow.’

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to be glad ‘I’m glad you managed to find a new job.’

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to be happy ‘I’ve just been given a pay rise, so I’m very happy.’

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to be hopeful ‘I’m hopeful our offer for the property will be accepted.’

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to be nervous ‘I’ve got an interview tomorrow for my dream job, so I’m quite nervous.’

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to be sad ‘I was sad to learn of the factory closure - I had worked there for many years.’

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to be scared ‘I’m scared I might have to sell my car if I can’t afford to repair it.’

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to be surprised ‘I’m not surprised he resigned. I don’t think he enjoyed working there.’

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to be unhappy ‘The team members are rather unhappy that the project has been delayed again’

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to be worried ‘I’m worried we’re not going to finish the project on time.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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to be afraid
‘He’s afraid of spiders.’

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to be angry
‘She was quite angry when her car was stolen.’

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to be anxious
‘He is waiting to see whether he has passed the exam, so he is quite anxious at the moment.’

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to be disappointed
‘I’m disappointed not to have passed the exam but will retake it in the summer.’

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to be excited
‘I’m very excited to be starting a new job tomorrow.’

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to be frightened
‘I am frightened of dogs.’

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to be frustrated
‘I’m frustrated not to have been able to buy everything I need today but will go back to the shops tomorrow.’

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to be glad
‘I’m glad you managed to find a new job.’

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to be happy
‘I’ve just been given a pay rise, so I’m very happy.’

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to be hopeful
‘I’m hopeful our offer for the property will be accepted.’

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to be nervous
‘I’ve got an interview tomorrow for my dream job, so I’m quite nervous.’

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to be sad
‘I was sad to learn of the factory closure - I had worked there for many years.’

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to be scared
‘I’m scared I might have to sell my car if I can’t afford to repair it.’

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to be surprised
‘I’m not surprised he resigned. I don’t think he enjoyed working there.’

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to be unhappy
‘The team members are rather unhappy that the project has been delayed again’

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to be worried
‘I’m worried we’re not going to finish the project on time.’

Nouns


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anger ‘There was a lot of anger when the only supermarket in the town closed down.’

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anxiety ‘There’s a high level of anxiety in the office at the moment as one of the company’s biggest projects has just been cancelled.’

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disappointment ‘Failing to get a place at my first choice of university was a great disappointment.’

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excitement ‘There was a sense of excitement in the office when the expansion plans were announced.’

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fear ‘The fear is that we won’t be able to find an alternative supplier in time.’

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fright ‘He reacted with fright when the washing machine made a loud noise.’

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frustration ‘There’s a lot of frustration with the service levels we’ve received over the last three months. It’s likely that we’ll cancel the contract.’

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happiness ‘The introduction of free lunches has increased levels of happiness in the office.’

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hope ‘There’s a real sense of hope in the team now that we’ve secured sponsorship for next season.’

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joy ‘It brings me great joy to announce that we’re through to next week’s final.’

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sadness ‘He felt a sense of sadness when he learnt the news.’

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sorrow ‘The sorrow they felt on learning the news was clear.’

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surprise ‘They reacted with surprise when they heard the proposed price.’

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worry ‘My biggest worry is that we won’t be able to replace the lost revenue.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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anger
‘There was a lot of anger when the only supermarket in the town closed down.’

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anxiety
‘There’s a high level of anxiety in the office at the moment as one of the company’s biggest projects has just been cancelled.’

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disappointment
‘Failing to get a place at my first choice of university was a great disappointment.’

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excitement
‘There was a sense of excitement in the office when the expansion plans were announced.’

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fear
‘The fear is that we won’t be able to find an alternative supplier in time.’

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fright
‘He reacted with fright when the washing machine made a loud noise.’

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frustration
‘There’s a lot of frustration with the service levels we’ve received over the last three months. It’s likely that we’ll cancel the contract.’

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happiness
‘The introduction of free lunches has increased levels of happiness in the office.’

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hope
‘There’s a real sense of hope in the team now that we’ve secured sponsorship for next season.’

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joy
‘It brings me great joy to announce that we’re through to next week’s final.’

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sadness
‘He felt a sense of sadness when he learnt the news.’

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sorrow
‘The sorrow they felt on learning the news was clear.’

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surprise
‘They reacted with surprise when they heard the proposed price.’

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worry
‘My biggest worry is that we won’t be able to replace the lost revenue.’


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