English Vocabulary in Use Upper-intermediate

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English Vocabulary in Use Upper intermediate
Upper intermediate
Cambridge University Press
Michael McCarthy, Felicity O’Dell
ISBN: 978-0-521-66435-6
Учебное пособие English Vocabulary in Use Upper intermediate предназначено как для работы в классе, так и для самостоятельного изучения для студентов, чей уровень знаний может быть оценен как «выше среднего». Оно поможет расширить лексический запас студента и узнать не только значение слов, но также их употребление в контексте. Некоторое внимание уделено грамматическим аспектам и произношению. Данный учебник состоит из 100 разделов. На левой стороне каждого раздела размещен лексический материал по определенной теме, а на правой даны упражнения на его отработку.
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Effective vocabulary learning – Эффективное изучение словарного состава

1 Learning vocabulary – general advice: What do you need to learn? What does learning a new word mean? Can you learn just by reading or listening to English? How are you going to plan your learning?

2 Learning vocabulary – aids to learning  bubble diagram, word fork

3 Organising a vocabulary notebook  tree diagram, word-class

4 The names of English language words  adjective, syllable, collocation

5 Using your dictionary  usage, synonym, pronunciation

6 Revising vocabulary  active and receptive vocabulary, fix in your memory

7 Guessing and explaining meaning  context, clues, it’s a bit like

Word formationСловообразование

8 Suffixes  -er, -or, -ness

9 Prefixes  in-, ex-, miss-

10 Roots  -spect-, -port-

11 Abstract nouns  excitement, generosity, wisdom

12 Compound adjectives  air-conditioned, off-peak, sugar-free

13 Compound nouns (1) noun + noun  baby-sitter, sunglasses, junk mail

14 Compound nouns (2) verb + preposition  cutback, turnover, outlook

15 Words from other languages  ballerina, yoghurt, judo

16 Abbreviations and acronyms  UN, ID, fridge

17 New words in English  video jockey, surfing the net, shopaholic

Words and pronunciation – Слова и произношение 

18 Words commonly mispronounced  doubt, hiccough, sword

19 Onomatopoeic words  clink, tinkle, splash

20 Homonyms  wait, weight

Connecting and linking words – Соединительные и союзные слова

21 Time  as soon as, while, afterwards

22 Condition  unless, provided that, no matter

23 Cause, reason, purpose and result  gave rise to, with the aim of

24 Concession and contrast  although, admittedly, on the other hand

25 Addition  in addition, likewise, as well as

26 Text-referring words  situation, aspect, issue

27 Discourse markers in speech  well, let me see, hang on

28 Discourse markers in writing  firstly, in conclusion

Countables and uncountables – Исчисляемые и неисчисляемые существительные

29 Uncountable nouns  travel, luggage, knowledge

30 Words that only occur in the plural  headquarters, binoculars, scissors

31 Countable and uncountable nouns with different meanings  a glass, glass; a hair, hair

32 Collective nouns  crowd, flock, range

33 Making uncountable noun countable  a bit of advice, a flash of lightning, some spots of rain

34 Containers and contents  a tube of toothpaste, a jar of jam, a box of matches


TopicsТопики (Темы по английскому языку)

35 Countries, nationalities and languages  Brazil, Japanese, Arabic

36 The weather  drought, stifling, chilly

37 Describing people: appearance  wavy hair, freckles, plump

38 Describing people: character  down-to-earth, broad-minded, eccentric

39 Relationships  colleague, acquaintance, to fancy someone

40 My home  bungalow, attic, table mat

41 Everyday problems  power cut, to leak, stained

42 Global problems  to erupt, injured, earthquake

43 Education  degree, tutorial, to pass an exam

44 Work  union representative, redundant, shift work

45 Sport  billiards, high jump, fencing

46 The arts  sculpture, novel, performance

47 Music  track, hit, backing

48 Food  aubergine, spicy, bake

49 The environment  island, glacier, polluted

50 Towns  art gallery, traffic jam, population

51 The natural world  nest, hedgehog, harvest

52 Clothes  cardigan, collar, striped

53 Health and medicine  sore throat, prescribe, tablets

54 Travel  ferry, overtake, supersonic

55 Holidays  timeshare, sightseeing, breath-taking

56 Numbers and shapes  triangle, sphere, odd and even

57 Science and technology  mobile phone, microwave, genetic engineering

58 Computers and the Internet  modem, surf the Web

59 The press and the media  tabloid, aerial, soap opera

60 Politics and public institutions  independence, House of Commons, elect

61 Crime  burglary, blackmail, verdict

62 Money – buying, selling and paying  earn, current account, overdrawn

Feelings and actions – Чувства и действия

63 Belief and opinion  maintain, point of view, intellectual

64 Pleasant and unpleasant feelings  grateful, frustration, worrying

65 Like, dislike and desire  adore, loathe, devoted

66 Speaking  whisper, grumble, guiltily

67 The six senses  glance, fragrance, telepathy

68 What your body does  yawn, snore, chew

Basic concepts – Основные концепты

69 Number, quantity, degree and intensity  considerable, a great deal, dozens of

70 Time  for the time being, temporary, to last

71 Distances and dimensions  length, faraway, stretch

72 Obligation, need, possibility and probability  compulsory, exempt, shortage

73 Sound and light  racket, twinkle, sombre

74 Possession, giving and lending  estate, property, allocate

75 Movement and speed  flutter, crawl, rate

76 Texture, brightness, weight and density  prickly, dazzling, hollow

77 Success, failure and difficulty  manage, compromiser, cope

Idiomatic expressions – Идиоматические выражения

78 Idioms and fixed expressions – general  under the weather, to have seen better days

79 Everyday expressions  come to think of it, that’s that, as far as I’m concerned

80 Similes  as good as gold, like a red rag to a bull

81 Binomials  rough and ready, peace and quiet, sooner or later

82 Idioms describing people  quick off the mark, round the bend, a lazy-bones

83 Idioms describing feelings or mood  in high spirits, in a black mood, scared stiff

84 Idioms describing problematic situations  to take a back seat, the tide has turned, to bury the hatchet

85 Idioms connected with praise and criticism  knock spots off, on the ball, pick holes in

86 Idioms connected with using language  talk shop, a talking-point, long-winded

87 Miscellaneous idioms  to pay through the nose, to have something on the brain

88 Proverbs  Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

Phrasal verbs and verb-based expressions – Фразовые глаголы и устойчивые выражения с глаголами 

89 Expressions with do and make  do housework, do up, make a mistake, make up

90 Expressions with bring and take  bring down, bring to light, take after, take for granted

91 Expressions with get   get by, get out of bed on the wrong side

92 Expressions with set and put  set off, set one’s heart on, put up with, put two and two together

93 Expressions with come and go  come across, come to an end, go off, as far as it goes

94 Miscellaneous expressions  run out of, see your way to, break someone’s heart

Varieties of English – Разнообразие английского языка

95 Formal and informal words (1)  offspring, children, kids

96 Formal and informal words (2)  slang, wally, cool

97 US English  semester, panty-hose, wash up

98 Other Englishes  loch, Aussie, pad

99 Headline English  axe, hit, vow

100 The language of signs and notices  refrain, admission