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English Vocabulary - Learn English Words That are Essential

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75 Lessons (1h 26m)
    • 1. Intro to English Vocabulary

      3:09
    • 2. Abandon - Lesson 1, Word 1

      1:34
    • 3. Keen - Lesson 1, Word 2

      1:17
    • 4. Jealous - Lesson 1, Word 3

      0:56
    • 5. Tact - Lesson 1, Word 4

      1:21
    • 6. Oath - Lesson 1, Word 5

      2:07
    • 7. Vacant - Lesson 1, Word 6

      1:10
    • 8. Hardship - Lesson 1, Word 7

      0:55
    • 9. Gallant - Lesson 1, Word 8

      0:34
    • 10. Data - Lesson 1, Word 9

      0:43
    • 11. Unaccustomed - Lesson 1, Word 10

      1:10
    • 12. Bachelor - Lesson 1, Word 11

      0:51
    • 13. Qualify - Lesson 1, Word 12

      1:22
    • 14. Follow Me For More...

      0:22
    • 15. Corpse - Lesson 2, Word 1

      0:55
    • 16. Conceal - Lesson 2, Word 2

      1:11
    • 17. Dismal - Lesson 2, Word 3

      0:47
    • 18. Frigid - Lesson 2, Word 4

      1:00
    • 19. Inhabit - Lesson 2, Word 5

      0:57
    • 20. Numb - Lesson 2, Word 6

      2:05
    • 21. Peril - Lesson 2, Word 7

      0:43
    • 22. Recline - Lesson 2, Word 8

      1:05
    • 23. Shriek - Lesson 2, Word 9

      0:51
    • 24. Sinister - Lesson 2, Word 10

      0:55
    • 25. Tempt - Lesson 2, Word 11

      0:51
    • 26. Wager - Lesson 2, Word 12

      1:10
    • 27. Typical - Lesson 3, Word 1

      1:18
    • 28. Minimum - Lesson 3, Word 2

      1:02
    • 29. Scarce - Lesson 3, Word 3

      1:00
    • 30. Annual - Lesson 3, Word 4

      1:23
    • 31. Persuade - Lesson 3, Word 5

      1:11
    • 32. Essential - Lesson 3, Word 6

      1:16
    • 33. Blend - Lesson 3, Word 7

      0:49
    • 34. Visible - Lesson 3, Word 8

      0:55
    • 35. Expensive - Lesson 3, Word 9

      0:52
    • 36. Talent - Lesson 3, Word 10

      1:34
    • 37. Devise - Lesson 3, Word 11

      0:39
    • 38. Wholesale - Lesson 3, Word 12

      1:43
    • 39. Vapor - Lesson 4, Word 1

      1:29
    • 40. Eliminate - Lesson 4, Word 2

      0:53
    • 41. Villain - Lesson 4, Word 3

      0:50
    • 42. Dense - Lesson 4, Word 4

      1:04
    • 43. Utilize - Lesson 4, Word 5

      0:37
    • 44. Humid - Lesson 4, Word 6

      1:15
    • 45. Theory - Lesson 4, Word 7

      1:01
    • 46. Descend - Lesson 4, Word 8

      1:00
    • 47. Circulate - Lesson 4, Word 9

      0:53
    • 48. Enormous - Lesson 4, Word 10

      1:25
    • 49. Predict - Lesson 4, Word 11

      1:04
    • 50. Vanish - Lesson 4, Word 12

      1:21
    • 51. Tradition - Lesson 5, Word 1

      1:29
    • 52. Rural - Lesson 5, Word 2

      0:56
    • 53. Burden - Lesson 5, Word 3

      1:33
    • 54. Campus - Lesson 5, Word 4

      0:32
    • 55. Majority - Lesson 5, Word 5

      1:02
    • 56. Assemble - Lesson 5, Word 6

      0:34
    • 57. Explore - Lesson 5, Word 7

      1:33
    • 58. Topic - Lesson 5, Word 8

      0:54
    • 59. Debate - Lesson 5, Word 9

      1:40
    • 60. Evade - Lesson 5, Word 10

      1:14
    • 61. Probe - Lesson 5, Word 11

      1:05
    • 62. Reform - Lesson 5, Word 12

      1:21
    • 63. Approach - Lesson 6, Word 1

      1:35
    • 64. Detect - Lesson 6, Word 2

      1:05
    • 65. Defect - Lesson 6, Word 3

      1:00
    • 66. Employee - Lesson 6, Word 4

      0:51
    • 67. Neglect - Lesson 6, Word 5

      0:46
    • 68. Deceive - Lesson 6, Word 6

      1:14
    • 69. Undoubtedly - Lesson 6, Word 7

      0:44
    • 70. Popular - Lesson 6. Word 8

      1:39
    • 71. Thorough - Lesson 6, Word 9

      1:10
    • 72. Client - Lesson 6, Word 10

      0:45
    • 73. Comprehensive - Lesson 6, Word 11

      1:38
    • 74. Defraud - Lesson 6, Word 12

      1:47
    • 75. You Made It...

      0:58
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Hi there, my name is Shervin. In this class, I will be teaching you new and essential English Vocabulary in order to improve your ability to speak and write in English.

Is English your 2nd language? Do you wish you had a broader vocabulary? Do you have the feeling that there are too many words that you still don't know for speaking or writing in English? In this class, I have gathered the most essential and important vocabulary that every English speaker must know, and I will help you learn them with ease.

You will be provided an in-depth explanation of every new word, including relevant examples that help you understand how each word is used. We will discuss if the new word that we just learned together requires specific connective words or if it is only used in certain contexts; this will help you understand how to use these new words yourself, so that you will be truly expanding your vocabulary, rather than just understanding what a bunch of words mean.

By the end of this class, you will have learned a ton of new and essential words, and most importantly, you will know how to use them in your own speaking and writing.

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1. Intro to English Vocabulary: Hi guys, Welcome to the English vocabulary. Of course, super excited to have you here together, we're going to learn a lot of essential words that is going to improve your English vocabulary and it's going to make you a lot more proficient when it comes to your understanding of the English language. So we're going to cover a lot of important words that are used a lot in English conversations or just in any sort of written or spoken format. And what we're gonna do is we're going to cover the words that are not the easiest ones that everybody knows about once you learn English. But the ones that are a little bit tougher, a little bit more unique, little more interesting. But there's still very useful, right? So you're going to be hearing these a lot from different people in different contexts, whether formal or informal contexts, you might hear a lot of these. So it's very important that we learn these and we start incorporating them into our own understanding language. So we're going to start with the first lesson. And in each lesson we covered 12 words. Okay, so that's a 12 words per lesson that we're going to have. And at the end of each week, review a little bit. Then we go to the next lesson. And the way you should go through this course is really dependent on you want to go. You can go faster if you want, you can go slower if you wanted. Really depends on how you want to pace yourself, right? Because some people, they can handled learning a lot of words at the same time and they can't remember all of them. But for some others, they might want to pace it out a little bit more so they can remember what they're learning, right? So if you want to do maybe a couple of words a day, that's totally fine. If you want to watch one lesson and then watch the next lesson, the next day, that's totally fine too. And some people might be like, Oh, I just wanted to do one word per day, which is also fine. Like if you want to just stretch it out, learn one new word a day and make sure that you're actually learning and actually know how to use it and what it actually means. And that's great too, right? Whatever works for you. One thing that I would suggest though, is try not to do more than one entire lesson per sitting, right? Because I feel 12 words is kinda enough because a lot of these words are going to be new words for you, I'm guessing at least. And if you learn a lot of new words at the same time, it just going to be a lot harder to remember what every single one of them meant and how you use them and the examples of them, it's just going to be a lot tougher, right? So I would recommend, even if you are someone who's like, you know what, I can take it, I can learn a lot of new words at the same time, I would still recommend not going more than 10 or 12 words at the same time. Okay, So maybe just learned an entire lesson. Let it sit. Just think about it a little review at once or twice. And then the next time you sit down to watch the rest of the course, you can watch the next lesson, right? Like the course is not going anywhere. You have it, it's there for you. You can watch it anytime you want. So I would suggest pacing it a little bit so that all the new words that you learn don't escape your memory and they actually stick where you're learning them. All right, so without further ado, we're going to jump right into the first lesson. So join me in the next one. 2. Abandon - Lesson 1, Word 1: Are you guys the first word that we're going to cover together is abandoned. Now abandoned means to leave without planning on coming back or quitting. Essentially, when you use the word abandon, You're referring to someone or something being left without ever coming back. For example, I abandoned my job. What does that mean? When you say I abandoned my job, it means that I basically quit, right? I left my job and I don't want to go back to it at all. And I'm going to go after something else. You might hear the term abandoned ship a lot as well. Abandon ship also kinda versus the same thing like when you're abandoning ship, that means you're just leaving something that is pretty much failing, right? And it's actually the word abandoned is used a lot in the same context. It's just what you're leaving something and you don't plan on going back. Okay, so try using it, try formulating sentences with it. I just formed an example. I will just form another example for you. I didn't want to abandon my family for Thanksgiving, right? So basically we're saying for Thanksgiving you want it to be with your family. You didn't want to abandon them, right. But let's say you got a call from work. They asked you to go into the office and you're like, No, I don't want to abandon my family for Thanksgiving dinner, right. Because it's Thanksgiving. I want to be around my family and I want to enjoy their presence. And I don't want to abandon them, right? So I challenge you to also form an example. See if you can form an example with the word abandon so that you fully grasp the meaning of it. Means to leave something without planning on going back. 3. Keen - Lesson 1, Word 2: Our next word is keen. Now keen needs to be very eager about something. For example, I was keen on getting my promotion, right. You're essentially saying I was really invested and I really wanted my promotion for happen. I was so keen on it, right? Essentially, anytime you use the word king, you're implying some sort of sensitivity, so sort of intensity. And you're saying that I was very eager about that, something, right? For example, my brother was keen on getting a brand new car for Christmas, right? So he was really eager to do it. He really wanted it to happen. You like his intensity was palpable, right? So that's essentially what you're implying with the word key. And you use it a lot of different contexts. You can say this worsen most keen and that person was keen and you usually say it with the word oncoming out the words. So you say, I was keen on this thing happening or they were keen on doing this thing. Right? So you don't say I was keen about this. You say I was keen on this. I was keen on getting my promotion or he was keen on successfully finishing his task, for example, right? So you use keen and if you want to use a connective word with the US on 4. Jealous - Lesson 1, Word 3: Our next word is a common, super common word. It's called jealous. Jealous essentially means when you want what someone else has, right? So let's say you're jealous of someone else because they have an exit card. When you write, essentially you are saying, I really want what they have. I don't want what I have, I want what they have, or I really want what my neighbor is earning fear, right? So I'm really jealous of his income. All right, So you are jealous of something that's very important. That connective word that comes with jealous is being jealous off. You're either Joseph, someone, are you jealous of something, right? And anytime you are jealous of something, it's essentially you saying, I really want that thing over what I have and I wish I had that then. You really bitter about you're like, Why don't I have that, right? This is the worst thing ever, right? So that's what jealous means. 5. Tact - Lesson 1, Word 4: Our next word is tacked. Now tak means the ability to say the right thing, right? And the way you use it as by saying you use tact or they use tag, or this guy really knows how to use tact, right? So the word and use is a helping word that comes with the word tag. So for example, you want to say, I'm always able to say the right thing. That's how I get out of things, right? How would I phrase that? I would say, I really know how to get out of bad situation because I know how to use tack. Or you can say, my aunt always uses cat to get out of bad situations. All right, so essentially you say I am using Taq. So think of it as using some sort of a tool that helps you do whatever you want to do, right? And tack this essentially that tack this a tool and the tool, What is a tool? It's the ability to say the right thing. Because think about it. Saying the right thing is actually quite difficult, right? So whenever you're in a bad situation, saying the right thing can't be really tough because you really don't know how to phrase it without hurting, but other people's feelings and stuff like that. So saying the right thing is actually quite a skillful thing to do, and that's how we say it. That's how we refer to it. We say using tact. 6. Oath - Lesson 1, Word 5: Next word is oath. Now, oath is a promise that something is true, right? And it can be used in a lot of different contexts. You can just say, hey, this is an oath. I did not screw this up, for example, or this is an oath. I am going to do this task properly. You use it like that and that's perfectly fine, but it's used on a lot of different contexts as well. For example, when the President is going and it's being accepted as the new voted past precedent, right. So what did they say? They say he took an oath of office, right. Essentially saying that he's pleading that he is going to abide by certain things, right? For example, yes, To be fair to all people, he has to make sure that he does his job properly, that he doesn't use his position of power for personal gain, or rather he will use it for the benefit of the people. Those are the things that he's promising, right. So when they say he's taking an oath of office, That's what they're referring to there, saying, Hey, he's giving that promise, that all of those things that he's supposed to do, he will truthfully do them, right? So it could be used in cases like that as well. Or for example, when you go to a court, you're asked to take an oath that you will say the truth, nothing but the truth, the whole truth, right? So essentially they're saying, hey, you need to promise to us that you will be truthful in what you are going to say in court, right? And that's exactly what they say. They say. You need to take an oath that you will say nothing but the truth, all the truth, and nothing but the truth. All right, so that's essentially how to use OAuth. It's used in a lot of different contexts, but it always means that you are promising when you're taking the oath, you are promising to say the right thing and the true thing. And it's always used with the word tick, right? I'm taking an oath, right? Don't give an oath. You take it off. I'm taking the oath of office where I'm taking the oath for the courtroom. Right. So that's also very important. Make sure they use the word take with the word oath. 7. Vacant - Lesson 1, Word 6: Our next word is vacant. Now, vacant means to empty or not filled. Essentially, whenever something is empty or just not filled, it is referred to as bacon. For example, let's say you walk into a classroom and there's one empty seat, right? Like all of the seats are filled with students. There's one of DC. Right. You can refer to that seat as Oh, that's he does make it. I can go sit there. Right. You can just say it like that or let's say you have a house, but one of the rooms in the house is completely up to you like no one lives there, there's no furniture there. You could say, Hey, that room is vacant. I could probably rent it out or something. Right. Or let's say you have an apartment that you rent out and usually have someone renting it from you, but now they've moved out and there's no one there anymore. Right. And you're looking for someone new. You can say, Hey, my apartment is vacant. I'm looking for someone new to come and rent it. Right. That's also another way to use it. So anytime any space or any position or any anything really is empty or it's not filled at the moment, then you can refer to that as vacant. 8. Hardship - Lesson 1, Word 7: Our next word is quite an easy one. It's called hardship. Now, hardship is exactly what it sounds like. It refers to anytime something is extremely hard, right? So for example, let's say When I went bankrupt, I had to go through a lot of hardship to build back my credit score, for example, right? I had to go through a lot of hardship to make sure I am not seen as a waste of time. Make sure I'm not seen as a failure. Hardship is basically referring to anytime you go through a tough time or anything that is extremely hard for you to bear, right? So or you can say, Hey, what my my parents were ill, that I went through a lot of hardship in order to make sure they get the support they need in order to get better. Or I went through a lot of hardship because I didn't know if they were going to survive. And that was really tough for me emotionally. 9. Gallant - Lesson 1, Word 8: Our next word is gallon. Now, gallon essentially means brave. And so you can say the gallon soldiers storm the beach and took some territory from the opponent or something like that. Or you say, the gallon nights rounded the entire building and demanded some answers. All right, So gallon essentially means brave. And anytime someone does something brave and something unselfish and something quite difficult, I guess. You can refer to it as gout. 10. Data - Lesson 1, Word 9: Our next word is quite an easy one. It's data. Data is essentially a way to refer to facts or information, right? And when you collect data, you are essentially taking all sorts of facts and information you can get on something and then you are trying to use it in order to get some sort of conclusion out of it, right? So for example, I clicked it some data on the samples that I have from my experiments in order to see if my hypothesis was correct, right? So data essentially is used whenever you are talking about some sort of facts or some sort of information that you have either gathered or if you have found out about. 11. Unaccustomed - Lesson 1, Word 10: The next word is unaccustomed. And unaccustomed means not being used to something, right? For example, let's say you're an excellent worker. You always do your projects on time. Your employers love you and they have no reason to let you go. But one day, let's say for financial reasons, maybe the company is falling apart and even they just don't have enough money to keep you hire. They just let you go, right. And then just fire you. You could say, I was unaccustomed to be fired on the spot like that because that never happens to me, right. Or let's say you're someone who's very respected and no one's ever rude to you. And someone all of a sudden walks up in front of you and says the worst things to your face and they go on insult you and your family and you could say, Hey, I was really on accustomed to that happened to me. I was really unaccustomed to someone being so rude to me because that never have assuming, right. So anytime you're not used to something or you just don't expect something to happen. They can say, I was unaccustomed to that or this person was really unaccustomed to that thing happening to them, right? That's essentially what it means. Unaccustomed means when someone or something is not used to a specific thing happening to them. 12. Bachelor - Lesson 1, Word 11: Our next word is bachelor. Now bachelor refers to a man who has not been married or is single, right? And essentially, they use the term bachelor as a way to identify people who are not married. For whatever reason, maybe they want to say, Oh, that's a bachelor. That could be a good catch. Or maybe hey, like you're talking to your girlfriend, hey, that's a batch right there. Maybe you should go talk to him or stuff like that, right? And there's actually a show called The Bachelor here in North America, where it's essentially about a guy who is dating a bunch of different women and is going to find out which one is the right one for. The show was called The Bachelor because the guy who was the main guy in the show is on married, right? He is a single man and essentially is a bachelor. So that's what bachelor means. A man who is single. 13. Qualify - Lesson 1, Word 12: Our last word in this lesson is qualified. And qualify essentially means showing that you're fit for something or some position, or becoming fit or becoming eligible for a specific thing. For example, let's say, Hey, I did not qualify for that job, so I have to apply somewhere else. Right. Essentially, we're saying I was a fair didn't have good enough of a resume to apply for that job or maybe I didn't have the proper education that was required in order to go for that job, so I have to go somewhere else. Right. So qualify essentially means to become eligible and have all the requirements that are needed from you in order to get into a position. For example, a job, maybe in sports, Let's say you want to talk about, Hey, this team that unqualified for the playoffs because they didn't do as well as they had to do in order to qualify it. Like let's say they should have got a certain rank and they were not able to get there. So they did not qualify, or let's say another team that get that rank. So they did qualify for the playoffs and they are going to go into playoffs because they are eligible for it. I also qualify essentially means that to become fit for some sort of a position or some sort of a job or some sort of a sporting event or whatever, right. Becoming fit and become eligible for something. 14. Follow Me For More...: All right guys, hopefully you're enjoying the course so far. I just wanted to quickly mention that if you're interested in checking out my other material, you can find my YouTube channel, youtube.com, slash shirts and house, where I have a lot of free videos they can check out. As well as that you can follow me on social media, on Instagram and Twitter at Chevron house. So go ahead and do that and I will see you over there. 15. Corpse - Lesson 2, Word 1: All right guys, welcome to lesson 2. The first word that we're going to learn together in this lesson is corpse. Now, corpse means a dead body and it's usually used to refer to a human that body rather than an animal that bug or something like that, you could use that in this context as well. An example of that would be the police found the corpse when they enter the crime scene, Right? So remember a corpse is a dead body. So the police entered the crime scene and they found a dead body on the floor. Right? Pretty simple. Or they brought the corpse to the funeral, right? Because a funeral is where they do all the things and they bury the dead person. And so they have to bring the corpse there, right? So they brought the corpse because of that body to the funeral, right? So pretty straightforward. And you're talking, want to talk about a dead body, specifically the dead body of a person. It's called the course. 16. Conceal - Lesson 2, Word 2: Our next word is concealed. Now conceal means to hide. Very simple. Essentially anytime are talking about someone or something being hidden, or someone hiding something. You just say conceal, right? For example, I concealed my actual income from my family members so they don't know what my income is. They don't know how much money I make. Or you could say, this person concealed a specific secret from their friends. They kept hidden. They didn't want to, they don't want the other people to know about that secret. Or you can just use it for objects, like it doesn't have to be about a secret or some sort of information. It could also be about an object. For example, you can say, the magician concealed the cart behind this poem, right? So he was doing a magic trick. He had a carbon this hand and then he conceal that like he made it look like he's disappeared the card, but he was actually concealing it behind this hand. Right. And again, get a ceiling means he was hiding it. All right. So anytime you want to talk about someone or something or someone or something hiding something or someone or something being hidden. You can use the word conceal. 17. Dismal - Lesson 2, Word 3: The next word is this mole. And this mole means dark and depressing. Usually used to refer to the weather or the mood, or the lighting in a specific environment, right? By you can say whether is really dismal this afternoon because it's super cloudy. There's no sun in the sky. It's probably going to rain. So it's dark and depressing, right? Or let's say you walk into a room and there isn't enough light because there aren't enough lights on at the time or maybe the lights are very dim so he can't really see much. You could say, oh, this is a very dismal environments, right? Because quite dark and probably quite depressing as well. Okay, So anytime you want to describe something that's dark and depressing, you can use the word dismal. 18. Frigid - Lesson 2, Word 4: The next word is frigid. Now frigid means very cold. Whether you're talking about literally as in the temperature, or whether you're using it figuratively as in, let's say some way of behavior or how someone shoots someone else. For example, let's say I treat someone else very harshly. And you could probably say all being very cold to that person, right? Like I'm being unfair, I'm not being compassionate. You can also say that the manner in which I'm treating that person is frigid, right? But you can also use it for temperature. For example, you can say, when I open the freezer, the temperature is absolutely frigid, right? Essentially saying that the temperature is very cold or you can say in the winter, the temperature outside is Bridget, right? Saying that it's very cold outside, essentially, right. So the ward fridge, it basically just means very cold, whether you use a literally or you use it figuratively, both ways and works. 19. Inhabit - Lesson 2, Word 5: Next word is inhabit. Now inhabit means to live somewhere, right? So you can use it for normal types of living. Like for example, I inhabit my house, for example, meeting that I live in my house. Pretty simple, right? Or you can use it when you're referring to how specific group are moving and where they are living like, for example, you could say the Eskimos and habits, the Antarctica, for example, right? You can say that the Eskimos are living in the South pole, right? And you use that by saying the word and habit. Or you could say the penguins inhabit the South pole or the Antarctica, right? Essentially saying that the vast majority of penguins are living in the South. Cool. All right, so anytime we want to talk about someone living in a specific place or a group as a whole, living in a specific place, you can use the word inhabit. 20. Numb - Lesson 2, Word 6: Next word is NAM. And NAM refers to when you lack the power of feeling. So you can't feel something, right. For example, let's say you're injured part of your limb and just can't feel anything you can't like if you touch something you can feel anything right? They call that being numb, right? And be careful. The b is silent and this word, so it's a written NUM be, but it's only read numb, right? As you notice, I don't pronounce the b, so very important, be careful of that and it's pronounced num. And you can talk about body parts being numb, or you can use it conceptually as well. For example, you can say, This person has so used to seeing violence and movies that he's numb to it, right? Essentially saying that he doesn't even like feel anything when he sees violence in movies, for example, or like people fighting and movies. If feels like that's pretty normal, right? And he does it, He's not alarmed by it because it's something that he's seen a lot. So he's become numb to it. Right. So you can use it both literally as far as your body parts being numb or let's say you're freezing so you're super num to everything because you can't focus on anything else. Or if he using his actually, you can use it in cases where you've become so used to something that you don't have to feel anything about it anymore. For example, the example with violence in movies or another example would be doctors, right? So Dr. see so many different horrific injuries from people that they'd kinda become numb to it, right? And when they see someone who's broken their arm and let's say a bonus sticking out. That's pretty disgusting for most human beings, but for doctors because they've seen so many instances like that, they've become numb to it, which means that it's normal for them. Now. They don't they don't feel disgust just like me and you do, right. Because they've become numb to it. Alright, so anytime we want to talk about someone or something, losing the power of feeling, you talk and you use the word numb. 21. Peril - Lesson 2, Word 7: Our next word is parallel. A parallel means danger. Plaintiff, simple, nothing crazy about it, just means danger. So you can say I'm in a lot of parallel, which means that I'm in a lot of danger, right? Let's say you've got into a bad situation and you're feeling like, Oh, there are a lot of dangerous people around. You can say, I feel like I'm in parallel, right? Or you can just use it in any other instance that you would use the word danger, you can just replace it with parallel. It's pretty much a synonym. And you can just use them instead of each other. And essentially parallel just gives you that sense of feeling of danger. All right, so anytime you want to use the word danger, you can also use the word parallel. 22. Recline - Lesson 2, Word 8: Our next word is a reclined. Now reclined means to lay down. Now you can use this for when you yourself are linked out or something is laying down. Or you can use it for some accessories that help you or someone else laid down. For example, a reclining chair. Reclining chair is those types of chairs. And I can go back and help you lay down a little bit, right? You've probably seen them or a reclining sofa. And so far they can extend and it can help you lay down weight back into your seat. And it just helps you lay down essentially, right? Those are called reclining chairs, reclining sofas, and all sorts of stuff like that, right? You can see them in movie theaters. You might see them in airports. You will see them in a lot of places, right? And the reason why they are called a reclining chair is because they lay down, as you can tell from the definition of the word, right? So anytime someone or something or some accessory helps you lay down, or if someone is laying down, you can use a reclined to describe that. 23. Shriek - Lesson 2, Word 9: Next word is shriek. Now shriek essentially means to screen, but it's a specific kind of screaming. And it's a little bit more like disgusting scream, if that makes sense. It's like shrieking. Like screaming is just screaming. But shrieking means like you're screaming, like you mean it, right? When you're super scared of something, you see something and you're like, Ah, you scream super loud from the bottom of your heart, right? That's what we refer to as shrieking. And you can just pay attention to the words. It just sounds stronger to, it sounds like shrieking, right? It's not just like Scream. It's shriek. It's like you really disgusted by something. You really scared and you're just really letting it up. So that's essentially what it means. It's another way of saying screaming, but it's a little bit more powerful than screaming, if that makes sense. 24. Sinister - Lesson 2, Word 10: Next word is sinister. Now sinister essentially means evil and Vicon and super bat, right? It's essentially a set of them for being a real bad, I mean person. And anytime you want to sit just talking about someone into Worst of ways. And you want to describe them as a super evil and super wicked and super just a bad person overall, use the word sinister, you could say, and you don't have to even say it about a person per se. You can also say about their behavior. For example, you can say this guy as a very sinister look to him, or his behavior is very sinister, right? Well, you can say stuff like that as well. Or you could just say, I have a feeling that this guy is a real sinister or something like that. Alright, so anytime you want to describe some sort of an evil we could all Rob about someone or their behavior. You could use the word sinister. 25. Tempt - Lesson 2, Word 11: Next word is attempts. And tempt, essentially means to try to get someone to do something, right? Another derivation of the word is temptation. You might have heard of temptation before. It's when you like, have a feeling like you should do something even though you know, you probably shouldn't write. An attempt is kind of similar to that. Temp means when you try to get someone to do something, right, Like, for example, I'm tempting him to help me out or something like that, right? Or attempting him to try and see if he can actually make it in what he's trying to do. Or I'm tempting him to try out this really difficult challenge that might be very costly for him, but, you know, you never know he might end up doing it pretty well, right? So anytime you're trying to get someone to do something, used the word texts. 26. Wager - Lesson 2, Word 12: Our last word for this lesson is wager. Now wager essentially means that, all right, so any bet is essentially wager. You can say, I placed the wager that this team is going to win the Super Bowl for example, right? So when you're doing, is you're saying I place that we introduced just same way that you save. I place the bet, right? It's always placing a wager, right? It's not. I'm setting your wager. It's not. I'm agreeing to a wager. You are placing a wager, Alright, very important. Similar to bet, right? You always say I'm placing it but you never stop setting it by university I've I have a bit. You say I'm placing a bet or you can say I placed a bet, right? If you're talking about in past tense. And same thing here. These I placed the wager, right? And again, the wager is just going to be used interchangeably with Ben Wright, any sort of bet that you make, whether it's a bet about sports or a bet about some mundane thing in your life, or just any bet in a casino or something. You can also refer it to, refer to it as wager. 27. Typical - Lesson 3, Word 1: All right, You guys, welcome to lesson 3. Our first word is typical. Now, typical means usual, essentially meaning in normal, right? So whenever you are talking about something and you want to see, this is essentially the usual thing that you will see of other things like it are the normal thing that you will see. He used the word typical. I'll give you an example. Let's say you go to buy a car. And they say, Okay, this is a typical new car that you might expect at this price range. Like it has all the same things that you see in other cars at this price. It's very typical, right? So for example, you can say it has all the normal things you've come to expect from a car. It has the same kind of system. It pretty much has the same like taught maximum speed and it has the same capacity for gas and all the same like it burns gas at the same rate as other cars. It's very typical. There's nothing extraordinary about it, and there's nothing that it's lacking from other cars. It's very typical. That's kind of normal, right? And you can use it for anything that is of the sort. Anytime something is usual or normal, you can say that that thing is the typical kind of thing that you might see in other products like that. 28. Minimum - Lesson 3, Word 2: Our next word is minimum. Now minimum means lowest possible amounts. So anytime you're talking about the lowest possible amount, but a lowest possible figure, you can just use the word minimum, right? So for example, the minimum price that you have to pay to buy a cup of coffee is $1, right? That means that you cannot find the, any coffee shop in town that sells you a cup of coffee for less than a dollar, right? That's the lowest possible might get buy it for. Or you could say, the minimum amount of exercise that you have to have every day in order to stay healthy is 30 minutes. What does that mean? That means that the lowest possible amount of exercise that you can get away with while still staying healthy is half an hour. So if you doing even a little bit less than that, you're probably not going to stay healthy, right? Because you're not meeting the minimum requirement, right? So the minimum is the lowest possible amount that you need to put it for anything. 29. Scarce - Lesson 3, Word 3: The next word is scarce. Now scarce essentially means rare. So anytime you're talking about something that has a rare or is not found, often, you can use the word scarce. For example, we can say Gold is scarce because gold is a rare commodity, like gold is found, not all that often. It's found in very few times, in very few places. It's very rare, it's very hard to come by. And therefore, you can say, Gold is scarce. Or you can say, oh, this type of design is very scarce because it's not a design that you often see in whatever product you're talking about, right? Like if you're talking about cars and you say that design of this specific thing about the scar is extremely scarce because like no other car has this specific desires of them, right? So anytime anything is rare or it's not found often in other things, you can use the word scarce to describe it. 30. Annual - Lesson 3, Word 4: Our next word is Annual. Now, annual means something that happens once a year or something that happens yearly, right? Or rather a combination of the two. That's probably the best way to describe what annual needs. For example, let's talk, let's say we're talking about a specific event that happens once a year, every year. That will be called an annual events. For example, your birthday is an annual event because your birthday only happens once a year. And it happens every year, right? So every year for once, for one day in the whole year, you have a birthday. And that's an annual event, right? Christmas is an annual events because it's only on December 25th and it's every single year on December 25th and no other day, right? And that's essentially what annual means. Now, this could also refer to anything else, right? You have an annual party at your workplace, right? And let's say you haven't annual Christmas party or you have an annual end of summer gets together with your friends or something like that, right? It doesn't have to be something like a birthday or a specific holiday. It can be any event that is happening once a year, every year, right? That's the only requirement that it's once a year, every year it's happening, and that would be called annual. 31. Persuade - Lesson 3, Word 5: Our next word is persuade. Now persuade means to convince someone of something. Let's say, for example, I persuaded this person to buy this specific thing, right? Let's say they came to my shop. Let's say I'm a shop owner and I have some stuff that I'm selling. And there were like kinda looking at myself but they were not interested in buying really. But then I told them about how amazing that thing isn't what a great price it's at. Then they were like, Oh yeah, maybe I will buy it, right. In this instance, I persuaded them to make that purchase, right? Because they were not intending on buying that thing. Because I explain them what a great thing it is, or how amazing the prices, or how they really should take advantage of this deal. They went ahead and actually built the thing, right? So they changed their mind. I persuaded them to change their mind and by what I wanted them to buy. All right, so that's what persuasion means. Anytime you convince someone of something by you want them to be convinced off, then in that case you are persuading them. 32. Essential - Lesson 3, Word 6: Our next word is essential, which means something that's very important or something that's needed. All right, so for example, if you say water is essential for living, right? Because, because without water you cannot live, right? You need water every single day. You're living in order to maintain a healthy life, right? Like if you don't drink water for three days, you'll probably die, right? Like you body counts as stain that long. Just going without water. So in that sense, water is an essential part of life because without it, it will not happen. So it's needed, it's required and it has to be there. It's very important to it. You could also say, money is essential for having a good lifestyle. Because without money, you can't have a high lifestyle. You probably can't afford to buy a lot of things. So having money is essential if you want to have a very good and high lifestyle. All right, so a second, we're talking about something that's needed or required or is very important for something else to happen. That thing is essential. All right, so that's basically, well essentially means being good and be important. 33. Blend - Lesson 3, Word 7: Next word is blend, and blend means two mixed up together. For example, if you say, I lent a couple of different drinks to make it really nice cocktail, or I blend a couple of colors to make a new color, right? Essentially when you're mixing a couple of different stuff and creating something new and something fun with it. That's what we call blending, right? You can also use it as something that has been mixed up together. For example, we can say this cocktail is a blend of these different drinks, right? So you can use it both ways and use it as a verb. Say that I'm blending them. You can also use it as a noun. You can say this is blend. It's a blend of this, this, this. All right, so you can use it both ways. 34. Visible - Lesson 3, Word 8: Next word is visible, and invisible means be able to be seen. Now you might notice visible is the opposite of invisible and invisible means to now be able to be seen, right? So if someone's invisible, you can't see them, right? That's what being invisible meets. Now the opposite of that would be visible. Visible means you can see them. For example, you can say, I can see the house because it was so much fog. But once a fog went away, the house was once again visible, right? Essentially saying that now I can see it. Or you can say, oh, hey, I couldn't see anything because nothing was visible because there was no light on in the room. But once I turned on the lights, everything was visible. Alright, so anytime you are able to see something, you refer to it as visible. 35. Expensive - Lesson 3, Word 9: The next word is expensive, very common word. I'm guessing a lot of you have already heard of expensive. It means to be at a very high price or be very costly, right? So a very easy example would be, this item is extremely expensive, or like, hey, this thing is a $1000. Well that's really expensive. That's not what I expect it, right? So anytime something is priced really highly, you can call it are expensive and doesn't even have to be as far as how much it costs money wise, you can say, oh, that's very expensive. In different ways, like how much time it's going to take you to do something or how tiring something can be to do some ease and those kinds of terms as well. But mostly you're going to be using it when you're talking about how something is priced extremely high and it's really expensive to buy. 36. Talent - Lesson 3, Word 10: Next word is talent. Talent means natural ability to do something, right? So for example, you can see that's soccer player has a lot of talent. What does that mean? That means that, that soccer player had a lot of natural ability within them to be a really good soccer player. You are now at harnessing that ability to become a soccer player. Alright, so the talent is not the part that the have done themselves. So it's not the part where the practice and they try every day to be a really good soccer player. It's the parts that was within them inherently. And it was like a natural part of them that had this sort of talent and had this sort of potential to be really good at this thing, right? So it's a little bit more of a not feasible parts of achieving something you like when you have talent to do something, It's essentially saying that you naturally have that thing that's needed for you to succeed at that. The soccer player example, there's a very good example when you have talent for soccer, you're saying that, oh, you kind of have the natural thing you, that would make you succeed at soccer. But of course, that's on enough like you have to go practice. You have to make sure you are using that talent and potential, you realizing it by actually doing a lot of work on it. But the parts where you naturally have that part down, where you have the potential to be really good. That part is called tau. 37. Devise - Lesson 3, Word 11: Next word is devise. Now devise means to plan something, right? So let's say I'm devising on how to teach the vocabulary that I wanted to teach, right? So I'm planning out what I'm going to talk about and what examples I'm going to use. And then I'm going to come here and tell you guys about it. Alright, so the planning part, I can refer to it as the vi's are devising, right? So essentially you can use it in place a planet. Anytime we wanna say you're planning for something, where you're thinking about something. Before you do it, you can refer to it as device. 38. Wholesale - Lesson 3, Word 12: Our last word for this lesson is wholesale. Now wholesale needs to buy something in large quantities or bite a lot of something at once. All right, so this is usually used in businesses. So for example, let's say you have a store and you, let's say you sell socks, right? So you have to buy a lot of songs to always have enough socks for people to come and take it, Look, see which one they like. And then they, you must have enough for them to just keep buying without you running out of socks, right? So you have to buy, let's say 506. Well, you buy 500 socks. That's buying a large quantity of Psalms. You're buying a lot of it. So that's what we referred to as wholesale. And obviously with a wholesale, there comes a lot of benefits. For example, you can get a better price because you're buying 500 of them at a time. You'll usually get a discount from the person who is selling it to you because, you know, they, they like that and you're buying a lot of and they want to incentivize that. They want to applaud you for doing in the winding, give you something to make you do this even more, right? So they are probably going to give you this downward, probably going to give you a lower price in order to have you buy as many as you possibly can. That's how businesses actually go about trying to make even more money. Because if they wholesale and they buy something at large quantities and buy a lot of it at once. What they can do is they can buy it at a lower price and then they can profit more by selling it. Alright, so anytime you buy something in large quantities, essentially meaning you buy a lot of something. And once it's called a wholesale. 39. Vapor - Lesson 4, Word 1: Welcome to the fourth lesson. We're going to start with the word vapor. Now, vapor means some sort of moisture that you can see in the ear canal like a fog, if you will. And vapor can be seen when you're boiling water or when you, when you have a fire going on, you can see some vapor in the light coming up from it. And it's very important that you distinct, distinguish vapor from guess. It's not just guess because think of it this way. The air that you breathe that's actually gets right. It's an a gas state for sure, but you can't see it. And that's a key difference with vapor. You can see it. And a lot of times vapor is really used for the gas state of water, right? So anytime you evaporate the water, they just call that a vapor as well. It doesn't have to be just that, but a lot of times that's used as well, essentially fog, think of it this way. Fog is the water and a gas state, right? Because those are the water molecules in the air. So anytime you see some sort of a moist or in the air that can be seen visually and it's changing, it's distorting your view. You can see definitely there's something there that is what we referred to as vapor. A lot of times it's just water and a gas state. But anything that you see in the air, in a gas state, you can refer to it as vapor. 40. Eliminate - Lesson 4, Word 2: Next word is a limiting. Now eliminate means to remove something or get rid of something, right? So anytime you are removing something, you are eliminating it. For example, this person was eliminated from the competition, right? So like if someone gets kicked out from some competition, whether they lose a game and they get eliminated. For example, let's say it's a knockouts competition. So two teams play each other. Whether it goes up, loser is eliminated. What does eliminate it mean? It means that team is out, that you've been removed from the competition. They're no longer there, right? Or you can use an other senses too. You can say, I am eliminating all the garbage from my partner. For example, if you take out the garbage, right? So anytime you're removing something or you're getting rid of something, you can just use the word eliminate to describe that. 41. Villain - Lesson 4, Word 3: Next word is villain. Villain essentially means the bad guy, right? Or someone who's extremely wicked or evil. And in other word, to describe the antagonist, right? So a villain, you can probably see it a lot of movies, they all have a hero and a villain, right? The good guy and the bad guy. And that's essentially what a villain meats. And you can use it also as a descriptive word. You can use it to say, you're being very villainous, right? I'm like, well, you're doing is something that a villain would do. For example, like something that a bad guy would do, right? So that's essentially what the word villain means. Essentially the bad guy. Or if you're using it to describe something you're describing as something that a bad guy would do or something that the bad guy would inhabit. Alright, so that's the worst villain in a nutshell. 42. Dense - Lesson 4, Word 4: The next word is depths. And dense means something that's closely packed together, right? Whether you're talking about a dense population, that's population means a population where everyone's close to each other, right? Or any sorts of other dense material. Like you can say, oh, this is material that is using this fabric is very dense. Was that mean it means that it's very all packed together and it's not something that's going to be easily manipulated, right? Because it's so depths, right? And you can use it a lot of different ways. Obviously, dense comes from density, which refers to how closely packed together things are. And if they are very closely packed together, that would be called dense. Alright, you can use it to describe the population. You can use it to describe stuff in chemistry and physics using a lot of different ways and you use it in economics. But has actually ever used the word dense. You're saying that a group of things are closely packed together rather than being apart from each other. 43. Utilize - Lesson 4, Word 5: Next word is utilize. Now utilize means to make use of something. For example, let's say I had the camera and I want to record a course. I am utilizing my camera to record that course so I can share it with lot of people, right? So the camera that I'm using right now, I'm utilizing it, right? You see how using the word utilize to mean I'm making use of something. I'm making use of the camera. I am making use of my knowledge. I'm utilizing my knowledge to teach you something, right? So the word utilize essentially just means to make use of something. 44. Humid - Lesson 4, Word 6: The next word is human, and the word humid means moist. A better way to describe it would be if there was a lot of vapor in the air, right? And not necessarily very pretty messy. But essentially, think of the parts of the world where you're near a sea or the ocean or something like that. And because of that, the humidity is very high and humidity is the rates of how humans, it is where you are living, right? Essentially meaning that there's too much water and a gas states in the atmosphere around that area, right? And because of that, it's humid. Why? Because there's a lot of moist. Right? And if there's lot of moist than that, that could contribute to a lot of different things. For example, usually it leads to the, whether it being a lot hotter than it should be at least feels that way because of the status of where you're living. And human essentially just means moist. And you can refer to different things. We say this place is quite humid or it has high humidity or stuff like that. Alright, so humans essentially means moist or having a lot of water and a gas states in that atmosphere. 45. Theory - Lesson 4, Word 7: Our next word is theory, very common word. You've probably heard of it before. But theory essentially means an explanation based on some thought that has been put into it, right? So for example, Einstein had a theory that this is how relativity worked. He wasn't able to prove it. And that's the key thing about theory is that it's not proven, but it's derived from something that you have thought of, right? So you thought about something, you reason about something, and you came to a theory, which means that this is the conclusion that you've come to buy intellectually thinking about what you were thinking of. And now this is the conclusion that you've come to, but you haven't proven it. Alright, so that's the difference between theory and a conclusion that has proven very important to distinguish those two. And that's essential vitamins. A thought that you had and you were able to make a conclusion out of it without being able to prove it. 46. Descend - Lesson 4, Word 8: Next word is the ascent. And descent essentially means to go from a higher place down to a lower place. Again, this could be used literally, like if you're descending down the stairs, meaning you're going down the stairs, right? You were at the top of the staircase. You started walking down and now you are at the bottom of the staircase. You send it right. Or you can use it. Figuratively. You can say you descended in the company, right? Like maybe you are the boss, but you've got demoted now you are not the boss anymore, you're just the simple worker. So you descended, you went down. But now literally, figuratively, right? And you can use a lot of different contexts as well. Anytime you go down in any way, whether it's actually going down or in the sense that you're going down to a lower level or you are no longer in a high-status and you're going to a lower status or something along those lines, you can use the word descend to describe that situation. 47. Circulate - Lesson 4, Word 9: Next word is circulate, and circularly essentially means to go in a circle as the name suggests. For example, when you say the money circulates among people, right? So it come, I make some money, then I'd go spend it on groceries, so someone else gets my money and then they go and spend on something else took the other person gets the money and it just circulates right? If I eventually get it backwards up like that. Or you can talk about how water circulates in our environment. So we have the sea or the ocean and evaporates, becomes a cloud and then the cloud rain. So it comes back down and eventually goes back to the ocean so it's circulating, right? So when you use the word circulate, you're just referring to something going in a circle, whether it's a concept or it's something physical. As long as it's going in a circle, you can use the word circulate. 48. Enormous - Lesson 4, Word 10: Our next word is enormous. And enormous means extremely large or extremely huge, right? So anytime you're talking about something that is abnormally large and you just want to use a word that is even stronger than just saying too large, you use the word enormous. Enormous as a very powerful word, right? You're essentially saying that it's so big that I don't know how to describe it. For example, you can say, Oh, I went and I saw this mansion and it was enormous. Like I've never seen a house bigger than that or something like that. Or you can say, Hey, I saw I don't know anything, anything yet is extremely big. And you were not expecting it to be that big and you are stopped by an a. You really want to describe how amazingly huge it was. You can use the word enormous because it's a very powerful word. So make sure you don't use it for anything that is just large. Like, don't say, Oh, that's an enormous Kit-Kat bar. Like that's not really how you use it, right? You don't just say, oh, that's large. So I've just used the word enormous. Even though there are synonyms, there is a slight difference and a slight differences that enormous is a lot more powerful and it's used to describe something that is extremely large, rather than just using the word large. Alright, so just make sure you don't just use enormous instead of large. Only use it for when you really want to signify how large something else. 49. Predict - Lesson 4, Word 11: Our next word is predict. And predict means to call something before it happens, right? Let's say, I predict that this game is going to finish with this score, right? What I'm saying is, this is what I think is going to happen. And I have to say that before that actual thing that happens, right? I can't predict afterwards been done. So a prediction is anytime you, thank and you say, Okay, this is what I think is going to happen, this instance, right? And then you can later on see what actually happens. And then you can talk about, Oh, I had a correct prediction, or I was right about this, or I predicted correctly, right? Or you can say, oh, I was wrong, I predicted incorrectly. And that's how you can use the word predict. You can use it to describe when you're thinking about what's going to happen. You're calling what's going to happen before it happens. And then you can later on use it to describe how the actual thing happened in comparison to what you thought it would happen. 50. Vanish - Lesson 4, Word 12: Our last word in this lesson is vanish and vanish and disappear, right? So you can say, Oh, all the money that I had in my account just vanished. As if it disappeared because he just like you use it so frequently and you were not paying attention. All of a sudden you see, oh, it's not there anymore because you were not paying attention to how you were, like taking all that money out of you were using it. So now all of a sudden it's vanished. It's odd there, right? So anytime you want to say, and you want to describe that something has disappeared, you used the word banish. You can also use it for, let's say, if there's someone who's turn invisible, right? What they do is they vanish because they're there. And then a second later when they turn invisible, they're no longer there. You can't see them, right? So they have vanished is a word that you would use or would you say the magician, right? Because a lot of conditions have this act where they like put some cloth or some robot their heads and then all of a sudden they're not there anymore, right? And they have vanished. That's the word they use to describe. You say the advantage. So whether something literally disappears, you can use the word manage. Or if you want to talk about some concept like your money not being there anymore, you can use the word vanish as well. 51. Tradition - Lesson 5, Word 1: Welcome to lesson 5. Our first word is tradition. Now Tradition means costumes that you have had in your family and has been handed down generation to generation. For example, you can say, oh, it's family tradition that we study law for example, right? Meaning that everyone in your family before you studied law. So now that it's your turn, you're going to go study while as well because that's been your tradition or anything like that. It doesn't have to be anything serious. It can be our family tradition is that on Sundays would all get together. All right. This is something that my family has been doing for the past hundreds of years. Grandfather, my great grandfather, they all had this tradition that they would get together on Sundays and they would just have a family get-together, right? So that's a tradition because it's some sort of, some sort of costume or some sort of event or some sort of thought that was going into it that has been handed down from your family, from previous generations to your generation, right? And you're trying to preserve that same tradition, right? So you can use in a lot of different things, as long as it's something that either your family or your tribe, or if you're religious and maybe a religious group, something that has been handed down to you from previous generations, something that you want to keep on doing. That's how we use the word tradition. 52. Rural - Lesson 5, Word 2: The next word is rural. Now rural means in the country, which I should clarify in means around a specific city and not inside the city, right? Like you're not in an assignment downtown, you're not in the craze of the city. You are somewhere out around it where the population is not as dense. And other word we learned together a couple of lessons ago. The population is not as dense. It's not as crazy as like in the middle of the city. It's a nice and chill place, right? That's what we call rural, right? So it's around the city. It's not as compact. There isn't as many people. Maybe it's a little bit smaller as far as population is concerned. And perhaps things are not as crazy. There isn't as many cars going by, there isn't as many houses everywhere. There isn't as many stores. That's what we call a rural area. 53. Burden - Lesson 5, Word 3: Next word is burden. Now Verdun means some sort of a load, then you have to carry weather fit physically or conceptually, right? So you can use, when you're carrying something, let's say you're moving your houses and you have to carry a lot of stuff. That's stuff that you're carrying and you're probably putting in a truck or something, that stuff could be called the burden because essentially there are some sort of a load, some sort of stuff, and you have to carry, whether you put on your backward, you carried Just normally. You have to carry them, right? So that's why they are called a burden. But the word burden is used a lot more conceptually rather than actually in like the physical world. For example, let's say you have a lot of responsibilities. And you can say, Hey, these responsibilities are a burden to me, right? And it kinda has a negative connotation because it's implying that it's a little too much of responsibilities or a little too much of stuffing have to do that. It is taking a toll on you, that it's not, that's not extremely healthy for you and it's not easy to get to all those sinks, right? So whatever, it isn't easy or wherever it's taking a toll on you. And whenever the responsibility is overwhelming, you can use the word of burden to describe duties. Responsibilities are those things that you have to do or those assignments that you've been given. You can use the word burden to describe how difficult or how overwhelming they are. 54. Campus - Lesson 5, Word 4: The next word is campus. Now campus is essentially the grounds of a college, right? Nothing crazy. So anytime you go to a college or university, the grounds of that college or university is referred to as campus, right? So they say a walk up to the campus. This is the so and so university campus. Or on this campus we do X, Y, and Z, we do all these different things. Essentially those grounds where the university or the college is set in, is referred to as campus. 55. Majority - Lesson 5, Word 5: Next word is majority, very common word. You've probably heard of the majority before. But if you haven't, essentially means the most people in something on, in most parts of something, right? Essentially meaning more than half, right? Answer. You can say, oh, the majority of people voted for this candidate, right? Meaning that more than half of people. Or you can also say in the most number of people who voted for that person. Or you can say the majority of people aged 20 are still in school, right? So what you're saying is most people who are aged 20 are still either in college or university, right? Meaning that more than half, probably even more than that, are right, on the age group of 20 are in college or universities. All right. So I'm used the word majority. You referring to most of something or some group? Essentially more than half of that group. 56. Assemble - Lesson 5, Word 6: The next word is assemble. And assemble means to get together or to bring stuff together. All right, so let's say I assembled a team, meeting. I put together a team, I brought together different people to make the team. Or I assembled a list of the stuff that I have to do, meaning I sort of writing down all the stuff that I have to do. So I put it all together, right? Essentially, anytime we put a lot of stuff together, whether it's people or stuff you have to do or things. When you bring them together, you are assembling them. 57. Explore - Lesson 5, Word 7: Our next word is explore. And explore means to examine something and to look into something very closely, right? So let's say you're exploring a cave, right? Meaning that you're going to that cave and you're trying to examine, it's you or you can find, you're looking very closely to see what you can find them there. And essentially you can use it in a lot of different contexts. You can use it in serious scientific contexts, like they're trying to explore the moon. So they send robots to the moon to explore and see what it has the examiner, they look closely. Or you can use it a little bit more loosely. Like for example, I am exploring this cave or I'm exploring this mountain. You're going there, you're looking into it, but you're not looking into it like scientifically, right? Like it's not as serious as when, let's say nasa sends a lot of astronauts to the moon to explore the moon, right? Obviously that's more scientific, That's more serious, but it doesn't have to be like that. You can also use it in normal day-to-day things like, I am exploring this area, right? I'm exploring this neighborhood, meaning that maybe you're new to a neighborhood and you want to learn all the streets. You want to learn where every store it is or whatever. And you are essentially exploring that neighborhood too. You're looking into you examining it and you want to learn or everything is right. So anytime you are examining something or you're looking into something very closely and you're trying to learn about it. You can call that exploring. 58. Topic - Lesson 5, Word 8: Next word is topic. A topic essentially means the subject that you think about or write about we're talking about, right? A subject. It can be anything. You can say. The topic of this discussion is this, right? Or the topic for this conference is, I don't know. Let's say y, taking care of the environment is important because it, That's a topic. Me anything doesn't matter. Whatever subject you're going to talk about, or whatever subject you're going to discuss, or whatever subject you're writing about. Whatever subject you're thinking about. That subject is called the topic, right? Essentially, it's usually like a one sentence, no more than one sentence. And it essentially lays out what the objective is. What are you trying to talk about? What are you trying to discuss, right? That will be your topic. 59. Debate - Lesson 5, Word 9: Next word is debates. Now debate is a discussion where two different people are, two different entities are talking about whether they have for something or it gets something. And it's almost always two different sides that disagree with each other. And they're trying to prove why the other person is wrong, right? That's how the debate usually goes. And again, they can be anything, it can be in a serious context. It could be like, for example, two presidential candidates are two people who want to be the president, are debating about their policies, right? So there were debating, this person is debating that, Hey, we should do this thing to make our country better. That other person could be debating that we should do this other thing to make the country better. And they can have a debate where each person is disagreeing with each other and are trying to prove why others wrong and they are right, right. So that would be the serious context, but you can use it also in little bit more looser terms as well. For example, you can save. I had a debate with my dad on whether I should buy this car, right? So anytime there's a disagreement, there can be a debates, right? So let's say I want to buy this guard by my dad insists that I shouldn't buy that car and that car is too expensive, I shouldn't get something cheaper. In that case, we have a disagreement, me and my dad, and then we can have a debate about it, right? Essentially, we disagree and we want to talk and discuss like what I am right and you're wrong, right? And that this course can be called debates. So anytime two different people disagree with each other, are two different entities, a significant other, and they talk about it and try to prove that they're right on the other is wrong. That can be referred to as a Debates. 60. Evade - Lesson 5, Word 10: Next word is evade. And evade essentially means to get away from something by doing something clever, right? So for example, you can say, I evaded paying taxes by doing specific things that only my accountant knows about, right? So let's say my counted, show me some tricks that I could put it into my tax so that I pay less taxes, right? That would be me evading taxes. All right. So I'm trying to get around paying the amount that I have to pay by doing clever things or incorporating stuff that only professional accountant knows right? Now, give me evading that. Or you can say, I evaded doing the dishes by pointing out that I had done the dishes last night and tonight it was someone else's turn, right? That would be evading doing the dishes because you avoided doing it by doing something smart. For example, make the argument that, hey, I did it last night. So it's not fair if I do tonight as well. Let's have someone else to have tonight, right? So anytime you get away from something or avoid something by doing something clever, that is referred to as evade. 61. Probe - Lesson 5, Word 11: Our next word is probe. And probe needs to search into something or examined something, or basically get in there and see what's going on, right? So you can say, Oh, I probe this subject to see how the other person reacts, right? Like I'm essentially just bringing something up to see how the other person reacts. That's the probing because I am, my goal is to find out how someone's going to react by doing something a little bit, like just bringing something up, right. Like I'm not doing anything too. I'm not directly asking them how they feel about it, but I'm looking into I'm trying to examine, I'm trying to search into it. So I put something out there, see how they react to me, right? That would be me probing for a reaction because I'm trying to provoke them to do like give some sort of reaction so that I can find out where they stand on certain things, right? So anytime we're looking into something, you're trying to examine something or you're searching for something that would be called probing. 62. Reform - Lesson 5, Word 12: Last word for this lesson is reform. And reform means to make something better or to get rid of the faults of something. The word reform is used a lot when it comes to criminals, right? Like, for example, people who go to prison, a lot of times they say prisoners meant to be there for reforming these criminals. Like essentially saying that these people are criminals. And we need to make them not be criminals, right? Because eventually they're going to come out of prison, right? And when they come out of prison, we don't want them to go back to the old ways of committing crimes. You want them to be better citizens, you want to be better persons. So the goal behind the prison system is to reform the criminals. And again, the word reform needs to make them better or to remove their faults, right? And you use it anytime it doesn't have to just be prisoners. Anytime you try to make yourself better or someone else better, you can say, Hey, maybe I made a mistake. I need to reform myself. And I need to undergo reform, right? Meaning I have to learn from our mistakes and make sure that I remove my own faults, right? So you can use it that way too. Anytime we talk about making something better or to remove their faults, you can use the word reform to describe it. 63. Approach - Lesson 6, Word 1: Welcome to the sixth lesson. Our first word is approach. Our approach means to come near to something or come nearer to something. For example, if you say Hey, I approached my friend, me, I came closer to my friend to say something in his ear or something like that. It just whisper in his ear. In that instance, I approached that person, I came closer to it. Or you can say that a lawyer approached the witness, meaning that the lawyer came closer to the witness to have a conversation. Or you can use it in any sorts of other contexts where something is getting closer to something else. I approached that person, this person approach that person. An organism conceptually to, you can say, I am approaching my goals, right? Let's say you have a specific goal. Let's say you wanted to use 10. You want to lose 10 pounds this week, right? You are going to the gym. You want to lose 10 pounds and you want to get fitter and you want to get thinner. If you've lost nine pounds already in use, one pound away from reaching that goal. And you say, I'm approaching my goal because you're getting closer to that goal. Your goal was to lose 10 pounds and be thinner. You've almost got there, right? You're nine tenths of the way through. You've already lost nine pounds, only one pound birth to go. So you can say, I've approached my goal because I've gotten closer to it and use it in any other conceptual context as well. As long as you're getting close to something where something is getting close to something else, then you can use the word approach to describe that. 64. Detect - Lesson 6, Word 2: Our next word is detect. Now detect means to find something out, right? For example, think of it this way. The word detective or detective comes from detect, because detective is someone who detects things, right? I'll give an example as well. Let's say I detected that this person was quite angry today, right? Like I just figured it out. I figured it out from his body language. I figured it out from the way he was answering. Like he wasn't his usual self. He's usually very happy, but he wasn't really all that happy today. So I detect that he is angry, so it's not something that's obvious, that's something that I've figured out. That's what the word Detect means. That you're finding something out, whether you're reasoning through it or you're finding evidences to get there, or you just have a feeling as long as something that's not obvious and you have to kind of find out and put the puzzles together. Then you use the word detect, describe that. And that's essentially what if it's active does right? The detect things, that's their job. 65. Defect - Lesson 6, Word 3: Our next word is defect. Defect essentially means faults of something or stuff that is wrong with something. For example. And you say, Hey, this new phone that I bought has a defect, right? Meaning that it has something wrong with it or is it a defect with my phone? Is that let's just say it cannot connect to the white line, right? Like every phone needs to be able to connect to the Wi-Fi. It's pretty simple, right? Like it just has to have that ability. So if it doesn't have that ability, that's a defect getting that's a fault with it. There's something wrong with it. That wasn't supposed to be wrong with it, right? Because it was supposed to connect to the Wi-Fi quite easily. But if, let's say there's some part missing in that folder, some part of that phone is broken. That's a defect because it's not the way it's supposed to be and it's a fault of it. Okay, so anytime you want to describe some sort of fault with something, there's something wrong with a specific thing. You can use the word defect to describe it. 66. Employee - Lesson 6, Word 4: Next word is employee. An employee is someone who works for someone else. Alright, so we have the employer and the employee. The difference between the two employer is the one who is hiring workers. The employee is the one who is being hired to work. Alright, so essentially the employer is the boss. The employee is the work person, the person who is working. And that's essentially what the word employee meets. And you can use a lot of different contexts. You can say, I'm a good employee or this person has the employee of the month or I needed to hire an employee. So I went ahead and did so. You can use and a lot of different contexts, but it's actually means someone who is, who has been hired to work for someone else. 67. Neglect - Lesson 6, Word 5: Next word is neglect. And neglect needs to not pay attention to something or ignore something. All right. So let's say I neglected my my brother for two years, right. Essentially meaning I ignored him. I didn't pay attention to on like if you called me, I didn't respond. For the past two years, that then I could say I neglect it, this person. Or you could say, Hey, I neglected my finances. I didn't pay attention to how much money it was making. I didn't pay attention to how much I was spending. I will just neglecting it in, in this context, the word neglect means I wasn't paying attention to it. I had. So anytime you ignore something or you're not paying attention to something, you can use the word neglect to describe that. 68. Deceive - Lesson 6, Word 6: Our next word is deceive. And this CVE means to make someone thinks something that's not true, right? Essentially mislead someone into thinking something else. For example, I can say, I received this person into thinking that I'm someone who I'm not, right, Let's say I told them my name is something else and I deceived them because they believe me, they thought I'm actually someone else. In that case. I am lying to them. I'm not representing what's actually true. I am telling them something that is untrue and I'm leading them to believe that untrue think, right. So essentially I'm misleading them. That would be me deceiving that person. Alright, so anytime you misrepresent some fact or you make someone believes something that is not true, that would be you deceiving that person. And you can obviously use it a lot of different contexts. You can use it as I deceived that person or that person deceive me. Or that guy is a deceiver, meaning that's all he does. He just lies to people. It makes people think stuff that is untrue. Use them a lot of different ways, but essentially a means to mislead someone or make them think something is true, That is true. 69. Undoubtedly - Lesson 6, Word 7: Next word is undoubtedly, undoubtedly, as we can tell by the word itself, it means without a doubt, or certainly are. Definitely, right. So anytime you're extremely short about something, you here's the word undoubtedly to describe it because there's no doubt that goes into it, of course, I think is going to have it, right. So for example, you can say, Is your brother going to succeed? And me, someone who believes in my brother and believes that he's going to succeed, I would say undoubtedly, meaning, of course you will. There's no doubt about it. He will write, and that's what the word undoubtedly essentially means. It means without a doubt, definitely for sure. And you can just use it in place of any of those. 70. Popular - Lesson 6. Word 8: Our next word is popular. And popular means being liked by most people. Alright, so someone who is popular as someone who knows a lot of people are, a lot of people know him and a lot of people like him. And lot of people are like, Hey, that guy, right? So that's essentially a popular means. For example, if celebrities or movie stars, they are popular, right? Because most people know them and most people liked them as well. Otherwise they probably wouldn't be in their job, right? Because they need to be liked by a lot of people in order to be effective in what they're doing. Or soccer players and you say they are popular, or basketball players. Anyone who is very famous, they are popular, right? As long as there are liked by most people who noted. But you can also use it in smaller contexts as well. So for example, you can say, in my company, I'm very popular because I know most people there and a lot of people, they are like me, right? So it doesn't necessarily have to be like people across the world that a lot of them know again, lot of them like you. You can also use it in a smaller contexts as well. Or you can say, in the college that I went to, I was really popular, right? Because in that college, all the people who went there, a lot of them knew me and makes me right, so I will become popular among those people, right? So I'm not popular as like across the planet, but unpopular among those people. All right, so you can use it in a lot of those different contexts. It doesn't have to be global, it doesn't have to be enlarged community can be a small community. But as long as you are liked by most people within that community, then you are popular in there. 71. Thorough - Lesson 6, Word 9: Our next word is thorough. And thorough means to do something completely, right, or making sure that you do everything that you have to do for that thing, right? So for example, if you are doing, if you're searching for something, right, let's say you lost her key, that you're searching for your keys. You can say I thoroughly searched my apartment, meaning that I completely searched my part. I searched everywhere. Right. It's not just that I looked for it. I looked for hours, I turned everything around. I looked underneath everything. I looked at cross everything I looked at in every shelf. I looked inside every cupboard. I looked underneath my MBA, I looked everywhere. Right. So when you're trying to describe that you've done something completely and with a lot of diligence, then you can use the word thorough to describe it. So you can say I did a thorough search where I thoroughly did this thing. Right? Meaning that I completely like I didn't just kinda do it. I did it with a maximum amount of efforts and with the maximum amount of intention, right? So anytime you completely do something, he used the word Thoreau to describe. 72. Client - Lesson 6, Word 10: Next word is client. And the client is basically the same thing as a customer, right? So someone who has hired someone else for some sort of service, right? So if you go to the shop and you buy something your your client, or if you go and hire a lawyer for their services so that they can protect you in a court. You are their clients. Or if you go, let's say to a clinic and you need some sort of medical thing to be done for you, right? You're their clients because you're there and you're hiring them, you're paying them for some sort of service. Alright, so essentially the same thing as big a customer. That's just someone who pays for a specific service. 73. Comprehensive - Lesson 6, Word 11: Our next word is comprehensive. And comprehensive means to cover something completely, right? Collins course, right? We're very comprehensive here. We cover all the important words that you need to know, right? Or it could be anything, right? I'm just kidding. But I like and you can use it anywhere anywhere that you covering something completely. You can call that comprehensive, right? So let's say if you buy a book about personal finance and if it covers everything that you need to know about personal finance, then that book is comprehensive. Or Let's say you let's say you buy a book about how to, I don't know how to, let's say how to go ahead and paint your house. All right. So you need to know, sir, a couple of things about how to paint your house. You need to know some important things like how you brush, or how your role, or how you're supposed to mask things before you go ahead and paint, or which paints you need to use a lot of different things that you need to know. But if you have some sort of book or some sort of course or something that covers everything and explains all of that things to you. And you essentially learn everything that you need to know in order to do that, then you can say that that thing was comprehensive, that book was comprehensive, that course was comprehensive. Or that if a teacher teaches you, that teacher was comprehensive because they covered everything that you need to eat it to know about that specific subject. Alright, so anything that covers something completely is referred to as comprehensive. 74. Defraud - Lesson 6, Word 12: And I asked where does the fraud and the fraud means to essentially fraudulently get something out of someone or get some money or some something else from someone by cheating, essentially, by not being truthful with them. For example, let's say someone tells you, Hey, Penny, a $1000 and I'll fix your roof, right? Then you're like, Okay, here's the $1000, but then they never common fix your roof, right? Like there's a o come tomorrow morning, but they never show up. That person defrauding you, meaning that they lead you to believe that if you pay them money, they will do the service. But he never did best service, right? So they essentially got that money from you by cheating or by lying to you, right? Or for example, you can skip, let's say someone has a couple of beans and they say, these are magic beans, right? So you've heard the tail of the magic bean and jacking the magic in stock and everything. Same thing, right? Like if someone says, I have magic beans, pay me a $100, you can get these magic beans and they will grow into an enormous tree and you can go into clouds and whatever, right? That versus defrauding you because there is no such thing as magic beans, right? And so even if you pay a $100 for those beans, those beings aren't gonna do anything, right? So they got that money from you by not being truthful and just saying these are beans, do you want to pay a $100? They differ you because he cheated and the way they got that money, they is wide apart there. What they were selling to you, the light that this thing was magical, I was gonna do this thing or that thing or the other thing. And they essentially gotten to pay them for something that isn't really there, right. So they got their money from you by lying to you by fraudulently and leading you to believe something by cheating. 75. You Made It...: You made it. You guys. Congratulations on finishing the class. Hope you enjoyed it, hope you learned a lot of new and essential words that you can now use in your own dialogue or in your own writing. I do have other English classes here on Skillshare that you're able to check out for yourself. I have an English conversation course that is very popular. It's actually a really good course for those who are struggling to have a good conversation and are struggling with speaking English when they're just talking to random people, whether they're talking to their neighbors or friends or coworkers. It's a really good course and I highly encourage you to check it out. And if you have a Skillshare membership becomes a no extra charge. It's completely free for you to go out and try it out. So go ahead, try it out, see if you'd like it. And if you do feel free to watch that course as well, but without further ado, really happy you guys enjoyed this course and hopefully you will join me in the other ones. See you soon.