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Workshop tools

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Your score Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes

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a chisel ‘I’m going to use a small chisel to remove some wood from the door frame. This should stop the door from jamming.’

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a drill ‘Use a drill to make a hole for the cable to pass through.’

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a drill bit ‘The drill bit has worn out after only a few minutes.’

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an electric drill ‘I’m using an electric drill to make a hole in a concrete wall but it’s taking a long time.’

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a hammer ‘The nail has fallen out of the wall. I need a hammer to put it back in.’

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a mallet ‘I need a mallet to repair the desk.’

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a nail ‘Do you have any nails I can use to secure the trellis to the fence?’

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a pair of pliers ‘You can pull the nail out using a pair of pliers.’

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a saw ‘I’ll use a saw to shorten the fence panels so they fit properly.’

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a screwdriver ‘Use a screwdriver to adjust the door hinge.’

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a sheet of sandpaper ‘We need to sand the wood before painting the chair. Do you have a sheet of sandpaper I can use?’

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a spanner ‘The fitting needs tightening with a spanner.’

American English = ‘a wrench’

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an adjustable spanner ‘Do you have an adjustable spanner I can borrow? I need to tighten a bolt on the lawnmower.’

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a vice ‘I’ll use the vice to hold the part while I repair it.’

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a workbench ‘The workbench is quite untidy; I can’t find any of my tools.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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a chisel
‘I’m going to use a small chisel to remove some wood from the door frame. This should stop the door from jamming.’

0/0

a drill
‘Use a drill to make a hole for the cable to pass through.’

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a drill bit
‘The drill bit has worn out after only a few minutes.’

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an electric drill
‘I’m using an electric drill to make a hole in a concrete wall but it’s taking a long time.’

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a hammer
‘The nail has fallen out of the wall. I need a hammer to put it back in.’

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a mallet
‘I need a mallet to repair the desk.’

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a nail
‘Do you have any nails I can use to secure the trellis to the fence?’

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a pair of pliers
‘You can pull the nail out using a pair of pliers.’

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a saw
‘I’ll use a saw to shorten the fence panels so they fit properly.’

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a screwdriver
‘Use a screwdriver to adjust the door hinge.’

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a sheet of sandpaper
‘We need to sand the wood before painting the chair. Do you have a sheet of sandpaper I can use?’

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a spanner
‘The fitting needs tightening with a spanner.’

American English = ‘a wrench’

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an adjustable spanner
‘Do you have an adjustable spanner I can borrow? I need to tighten a bolt on the lawnmower.’

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a vice
‘I’ll use the vice to hold the part while I repair it.’

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a workbench
‘The workbench is quite untidy; I can’t find any of my tools.’


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