Driving: Vocabulary

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Driving: Vocabulary

  1. 1. DRIVING
  2. 2. <ul><li>TYPES OF CARS </li></ul>
  3. 3. VAN
  4. 4. 4-WHEEL DRIVE
  5. 5. SPORTS CAR
  6. 6. MINIVAN
  7. 7. PICK-UP TRUCK
  8. 8. <ul><li>SAFETY DEVICES </li></ul>
  9. 10. CHILD SAFETY SEAT
  10. 11. AIR BAG
  11. 12. HEADRESTS
  12. 13. FOG LIGHTS
  13. 14. BRAKE LIGHTS
  14. 15. CAR INDICATORS
  15. 16. <ul><li>LOW BEAMS </li></ul><ul><li>HIGH BEAMS </li></ul>
  16. 17. THE BONNET
  17. 18. STEERING WHEEL
  18. 19. WINDSCREEN
  19. 20. WINDSCREEN WIPERS
  20. 21. A REAR-VIEW MIRROR
  21. 22. THE TYRES
  22. 23. THE BOOT
  23. 25. CHANGE GEAR
  24. 26. The examiner on your driving test will expect you to: <ul><li>Use the controls smoothly and correctly </li></ul><ul><li>Balance the accelerator and clutch to move away smoothly </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerate evenly </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid stalling the car </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the right gear and change in good time before a hazard </li></ul><ul><li>Brake gently and in good time </li></ul><ul><li>Know how and when to apply the hand brake </li></ul>
  25. 27. <ul><li>To Practise - change UP through the gears on the road. </li></ul><ul><li>Move off in first gear and change into 2nd gear as soon as you can. Accelerate to about 15-20 mph, then change into 3rd gear, so on and so forth. </li></ul><ul><li>To Practise - change DOWN through the gears When you have built up your speed to 30 mph and you are in 4th gear, Check the mirror to make sure it is safe. </li></ul><ul><li>Brake gently to slow the car down to about 20 mph. Release the brake and change into 3rd gear. Check the mirror again and, if safe, reapply the brake gently and slow down to about 10 mph. Release the brake and change into 2nd gear. Keep practising until you feel confident. </li></ul>
  26. 28. VOCABULARY <ul><li>Cars : mini, standard, sports car, mini van, pick-up truck, 4-wheel drive </li></ul><ul><li>Fuel/diesel- powered/hybrid-powered/ electric vehicle, low consumption, green car </li></ul><ul><li>Safety devices : seat belts, child car seat, air bags, headrests, a good set of tyres, anti-lock brakes (ABS), fog lights, car alarm </li></ul>
  27. 29. SIDEWALK
  28. 30. BENDING ROAD
  29. 32. CYCLE PATH
  30. 33. PEDESTRIAN AREA
  31. 38. VOCABULARY <ul><li>Take a driving test </li></ul><ul><li>Observe the traffic rules/speed limit </li></ul><ul><li>Give way to a pedestrian </li></ul><ul><li>Get in the right lane </li></ul><ul><li>Use GPS (= Global Positioning System)/a map </li></ul><ul><li>Get into a traffic jam </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid the rush hours </li></ul><ul><li>Overtake a vehicle </li></ul><ul><li>Break down </li></ul>
  32. 39. VOCABULARY <ul><li>Change gear </li></ul><ul><li>Brake </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerate </li></ul><ul><li>Beep your horn </li></ul><ul><li>Put your shopping in the boot </li></ul><ul><li>Look under the bonnet if it has broken down. </li></ul>
  33. 40. VOCABULARY <ul><li>Exceed the speed limit </li></ul><ul><li>Drink drive </li></ul><ul><li>Fall asleep behind the wheel </li></ul><ul><li>Lose control over the car </li></ul><ul><li>Cause/suffer an accident </li></ul><ul><li>Get injured </li></ul><ul><li>Crash into a tree </li></ul><ul><li>Run over someone </li></ul><ul><li>Blow into the breathalyzer </li></ul>

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