CPE Vocab 1 - Challenge

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Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal verbs are a crucial aspect of the English language and are essential for achieving fluency. These Britlish Library Activities are designed to make learning, remembering, and using phrasal verbs as effortless and enjoyable as possible. Native English speakers frequently use phrasal verbs in their speech, so it's important for students to understand their meaning and use them in their own speech to sound more natural and like a native speaker. By working through these activities, you will strengthen your grasp of phrasal verbs and improve your overall English language skills.

Vocabulary

Did you know that there are over 600,000 words in English? That's a lot of words, and far more than any human being could ever manage to learn. Even Shakespeare only used around 55,000 different words in all of his works. Mind you, he did actually invent quite a few of them. To get a good mastery of English, you do need to expand your vocabulary as much as possible. The more words you know, the better your English will be. The Activities here will help you to quickly develop your vocabulary.

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Are you looking to enhance your vocabulary and improve your writing skills at CPE level? This lesson on advanced vocabulary is designed specifically for proficient students preparing for the CPE exams. With a wide range of words and phrases commonly used in academic and professional settings, such as "commemorate," "conjecture," and "dichotomy," you will be able to express yourself more clearly and effectively. We provide detailed definitions, example sentences and synonyms to help you understand and use these words in context. This lesson is a valuable resource to improve your writing, expand your vocabulary and excel in your CPE exams.

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Commemorate. to honor or remember an event or person, typically by marking it in some way Conjecture. an opinion or statement that is not necessarily based on fact or knowledge Dichotomy. a division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different Elucidate. to make something clear or explain it in more detail Enigmatic. mysterious or difficult to understand Ephemeral. lasting for a very short time Erudite. having or showing extensive knowledge acquired through reading and study Inscrutable. difficult to understand or interpret Luminous. emitting light or giving off brightness Malleable. capable of being shaped or formed; pliable Pervasive. present or spread throughout Resilient. able to recover quickly from difficulties; tough Solicitous. showing concern or care for someone Tenebrous. dark, gloomy or obscure Wistful. having or showing a feeling of longing or regret; nostalgic Look forward to. to feel excited about something that will happen in the future Come across. to find or discover something by chance Put off. to delay or postpone something Take in. to absorb or understand new information or an idea Bring up. to raise a topic or subject for discussion, or to rear or care for a child. In the long run. over a period of time, particularly a long period of time By and large. generally speaking, for the most part In the event of. if something happens, especially something unexpected or undesirable In the light of. taking into consideration, in view of In the wake of. as a result of, following something.  

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