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Lesson 48 - Preparation: Vocabulary used in the Video

Teachers: Prepare your students for the verb structure they will hear in the videos for this lesson.
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Vocabulary Definition and Audio
achieve
verb

Example in video:
What do you hope to achieve before you die?

to accomplish, to do with success

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achieve
lawyer
noun

 

A person who gives legal advice to clients and represents them in court
Synonyms: attorney, solicitor (GB)

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judge and lawyer
shoe size
noun used as adjective + noun

 

The size (dimensions) of a shoe.


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shoe sizes
Oklahoma City
proper noun 


Oklahoma
proper noun 



Oklahoma is an American state. Oklahoma City is the capital and largest city in the state of Oklahoma.


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Oklahoma
medieval
adjective 

Belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned, ignorant, rude.


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middle ages
misogyny
noun
 

Hatred of women


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hatred of women
poetry
noun 

lyric poetry
adjective + noun 

poetry: poems (literature written in meter; verse).

lyric poetry: poems that express feelings in a songlike style.


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poem
have to
verb + preposition

to be forced, have no choice, have no option, must. Example: This lady has no choice. She has to go to prison. She must go to prison.


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must = have to
each other
pronoun 

Pronoun used to indicate that a relationship is reciprocal among two people. Example: these 2 men are shouting at each other.


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2 men shouting at each other
fair enough
expression


Fair: just, reasonable
Fair enough: something that you say in order to show that you understand why someone has said or done something.

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fair enough
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