post·card /ˈpoʊstˌkɑrd/ Show Spelled[pohst-kahrd] Show IPA noun 1. Alsocalledpicture postcard. a small, commercially printed card, usuallyhavingapicture on one side and space for a short messageontheother.
rain /reɪn/ Show Spelled[reyn] Show IPA noun 1. water that is condensed from the aqueous vapor in the atmosphere and falls to earth in drops more than 1 / 50 in. (0.5 mm) in diameter. Compare drizzle ( def. 6 ) . 2. a rainfall, rainstorm, or shower: We had a light rain this afternoon. 3. rains, the rainyseason; seasonal rainfall, as in India. 4. weather marked by steady or frequent rainfall: We had rain most of last summer. 5. a heavy and continuous descentorinflicting of anything: a rain of blows; a rain of vituperation.
sea /si/ Show Spelled[see] Show IPA noun 1. the salt waters that cover the greater part of the earth's surface.2. adivision of these waters, of considerable extent, more or lessdefinitely marked off by land boundaries: the North Sea. 3. one of the seven seas; ocean. 4. a large lake or landlockedbody of water. 5. the degree or amount of turbulenceof the ocean or other body ofwater, as caused by the wind.
stamp /stæmp/ Show Spelled[stamp] Show IPA verb(usedwith object) 1. tostrikeorbeat with a forcible, downward thrust of the foot.2. to bring (the foot)down forcibly or smartly on the ground, floor, etc.3. to extinguish, crush,etc., by striking with a forcible downward thrust of the foot (followed by out ): to stamp out a fire. 4. to suppress or quell (a rebellion,uprising, etc.) quickly through the use of overwhelmingforce(usually followed byout ). 5. to crush or poundwithoraswithapestle.
stop /stɒp/ Show Spelled [stop] Show IPA verb, stopped or ( Archaic ) stopt; stop·ping; noun verb(used with object) 1. tocease from, leave off, or discontinue: to stop running. 2. tocause to cease; put an end to: to stop noise in the street. 3. to interrupt, arrest, or check (a course, proceeding, process, etc.): Stopyour work just a minute. 4. to cut off, intercept, or withhold: to stop supplies. 5. to restrain, hinder, orprevent (usually followed by from ): I couldn't stop him from going.
sun /sʌn/ Show Spelled [suhn] Show IPA ,noun, verb, sunned, sun·ning. noun 1. ( often initial capital letter ) the star that is the central body of the solar system, around which the planets revolve and from which they receive light and heat: its mean distance from the earth is about 93 million miles (150 million km), its diameter about 864,000 miles (1.4 million km), and its mass about 330,000 times that of the earth; its period of surface rotation is about 26 days at its equator but longer at higher latitudes. 2. the sun considered with reference to its position in the sky, its visibility, the season of the year, the time at which or the place where it is seen, etc. 3. a self-luminous heavenly body; star. 4. sunshine; the heat and light from the sun: to be exposed to the sun. 5. a figure or representation of the sun, as a heraldic bearing usually surrounded withrays and marked with the features of a human face.
swim·ming /ˈswɪmɪŋ/ Show Spelled[swim-ing] Show IPA noun 1. the act of a person or thingthatswims. 2. the skill or technique of a person whoswims. 3. the sportofswimming
ten·nis /ˈtɛnɪs/ Show Spelled[ten-is] Show IPA noun a game played on a rectangular courtby two players or two pairs of players equipped with rackets, in whichaballis driven back and forth over a low net that divides the court in half.
train /treɪn/ Show Spelled[treyn] Show IPA noun 1. Railroads . a self-propelled, connected group of rolling stock. 2. a line or procession ofpersons,vehicles, animals, etc., traveling together. 3. Military . an aggregation of vehicles, animals, and personnel accompanying an army to carry supplies, baggage, ammunition,etc.4. a series or row of objects or parts. 5. Machinery . a connectedset of three or more rotating elements,usuallygears,throughwhichforce is transmitted, or motion or torquechanged.
wait·er /ˈweɪtər/ Show Spelled[wey-ter] Show IPA noun 1. a person, especially a man, who waits on tables, as in a restaurant. 2. a tray for carrying dishes, a tea service, etc.; salver. 3. apersonwhowaitsorawaits.
world /wɜrld/ Show Spelled[wurld] Show IPA noun1.theearth or globe, considered as a planet. 2. ( ofteninitial capital letter ) a particular division of the earth: the Westernworld.3. the earth or a part of it, with its inhabitants, affairs, etc., during a particularperiod: the ancient world. 4. humankind; the human race; humanity: The world must eliminate war and poverty. 5. the public generally: The whole worldknowsit.
write /raɪt/ Show Spelled [rahyt] Show IPA verb, wrote or ( Archaic ) writ; writ·ten or ( Archaic ) writ; writ·ing. verb (used with object)1. to trace or form (characters, letters, words, etc.) on the surface of some material, as with a pen, pencil, or other instrument or means; inscribe: Write your name on the board. 2. to express or communicate in writing; give a written account of. 3. to fill in the blank spaces of (a printed form) with writing: to write a check. 4. to execute or produce by setting down words, figures, etc.: to write two copies of a letter. 5. to composeand produce in words or characters duly set down: to writealettertoafriend
plane1 /pleɪn/ Show Spelled [pleyn] Show IPA noun, adjective, verb, planed,plan·ing. noun 1. aflator level surface. 2. Geometry . asurface generated by a straight line moving at a constantvelocitywith respect to a fixed point. 3. Fine Arts . an area of atwo-dimensional surface having determinate extension andspatial direction or position: oblique plane; horizontal plane.4. a level of dignity, character,existence, development, or the like: a high moral plane. 5. Aeronautics . a. an airplane or a hydroplane: to take aplane to Dallas. b. a thin, flat or curved, extended section of an airplane or a hydroplane, affording a supporting surface
news·pa·per /ˈnuzˌpeɪpər, ˈnyuz-, ˈnus-, ˈnyus-/ Show Spelled[nooz-pey-per, nyooz-, noos-, nyoos-] Show IPA noun 1. a publication issued at regularand usually close intervals, especially daily or weekly, and commonly containing news, comment, features, and advertising. 2. a businessorganization publishing such a publication. 3. a single issue or copy of such a publication. 4. newsprint.
walk·ing /ˈwɔkɪŋ/ Show Spelled[waw-king] Show IPA adjective 1. considered as a person who can or does walk or something thatwalks: The hospital is caring for six walking patients. He's walking proof that people can lose weight quickly. 2. used for or as an aid in walking: She put on her walking shoes and went out. 3. suitable for, characterized by, or consisting of walking: True sightseeing is a walking affair. We took a walking tour of Spain. 4. of or pertaining to an implement or machine drawn by a draft animal and operated or controlled by a person on foot: a walking plow. 5. of or pertaining to amechanicalpartthatmoves back and forth.
Revision ~ vocabulary 3
Revision ~ Vocabulary 3Belinda Baardsen, American Ex PatKing Saud UniversityOctober 2012
Vocabulary - 3• 1. Please take out a piece of paper, and pen and• write numbers from 1 through 16 on it.• 2. Please put your name on your paper.• 3. Please look at the pictures and sentences very• closely, and then put on your paper what you• think is the answer.
Peer Editing• 1. Please wait until everyone is finished before• giving your paper to your neighbor on the• right.• 2. Please review your neighbors test and put X’s• next to incorrect answers.• 3. Please review your scores with each other.• 4. Make changes if you made a mistake in• your scoring.
Spelling Test• 1. Please hand your test to your neighbor on the• left and ask her to check your spelling.• 2. Please look very closely at each word.• 3. Are they spelled correctly?• 4. If the aren’t spelled correctly – mark errors• with an X and then total them up.• 5. Review with your neighbors, and make• changes if you made a mistake.• 6. Please keep these tests.