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Parts of a car – external

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External parts


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a bonnet ‘Make sure you close the bonnet properly after checking the oil.’

American English = ‘a hood’

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a boot ‘There’s a warning triangle in the boot in case you break down.’

American English = ‘a trunk’

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a bumper ‘There’s a big scratch on the front bumper.’

American English = ‘a fender’

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a door ‘Did you remember to lock the car doors?’

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an exhaust ‘The exhaust is very loud. I’ll take the car to the garage to get it checked.’

American English = ‘a tailpipe’

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a tyre ‘Is there enough tread left on the tyres?’

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a wheel ‘My new car has alloy wheels.’

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a window ‘You need to open the window to take the car park ticket from the barrier.’

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a windscreen ‘The windscreen needs cleaning after the journey.’

American English = ‘a windshield’

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a windscreen wiper ‘We need to replace the windscreen wipers soon, they’re quite old.’

American English = ‘a windshield wiper’

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a wing mirror ‘One of the wing mirrors is broken and needs replacing.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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a bonnet
‘Make sure you close the bonnet properly after checking the oil.’

American English = ‘a hood’

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a boot
‘There’s a warning triangle in the boot in case you break down.’

American English = ‘a trunk’

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a bumper
‘There’s a big scratch on the front bumper.’

American English = ‘a fender’

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a door
‘Did you remember to lock the car doors?’

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an exhaust
‘The exhaust is very loud. I’ll take the car to the garage to get it checked.’

American English = ‘a tailpipe’

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a tyre
‘Is there enough tread left on the tyres?’

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a wheel
‘My new car has alloy wheels.’

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a window
‘You need to open the window to take the car park ticket from the barrier.’

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a windscreen
‘The windscreen needs cleaning after the journey.’

American English = ‘a windshield’

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a windscreen wiper
‘We need to replace the windscreen wipers soon, they’re quite old.’

American English = ‘a windshield wiper’

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a wing mirror
‘One of the wing mirrors is broken and needs replacing.’

Lights


Your score Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes

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a brake light ‘One of the brake lights isn’t working.’

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a bulb ‘There’s a spare bulb in the glovebox.’

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a headlight ‘The headlights are very powerful on this car.’

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an indicator ‘I’m not sure the indicators are working properly.’

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a side light ‘I often turn the side lights on in daytime.’

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a brake light
‘One of the brake lights isn’t working.’

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a bulb
‘There’s a spare bulb in the glovebox.’

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a headlight
‘The headlights are very powerful on this car.’

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an indicator
‘I’m not sure the indicators are working properly.’

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a side light
‘I often turn the side lights on in daytime.’

Other


Your score Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes

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a gearbox ‘The car has an automatic gearbox.’

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a spare wheel ‘The spare wheel is in the boot.’

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suspension ‘The suspension on this car is quite soft.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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a gearbox
‘The car has an automatic gearbox.’

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a spare wheel
‘The spare wheel is in the boot.’

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suspension
‘The suspension on this car is quite soft.’


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