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vendredi 30 novembre 2018

UNIT III: READING

 Vocabulary:


 amount: quantity.

 Examples:


 They didn't deliver the right amount of sand.

 Small amounts of land were used for keeping animals.

 increase/ɪnˈkriːs/ to (make something) become larger in amount or size.
           decrease
 Examples:

Incidents of armed robbery have increased over the last few years.

Life expectancy in Europe has increased greatly in the 20th century.

 plenty of: a lot of.

 Examples:

We've got plenty of time before we need to leave for the airport.

They've always had plenty of money.

 endorphin/enˈdɔː.fɪn/ a chemical naturally, released in the brain to reduce pain, that in large amounts can make you feel relaxed or full of energy.




 Examples:


When you laugh, your body makes chemicals called endorphins.


 Endorphins make problems look smaller and make you feel better about your life.



 maintain/meɪnˈteɪn/ to keep a road, machine, building, etc. in good condition.


 Examples:


A large house costs a lot to maintain.


The roads in the town have been very poorly maintained.


 decay: /dɪˈkeɪ/ to become gradually damaged, worse, or less; to cause something to do this.


 Examples:


Sugar makes your teeth decay.


It's sad to watch a beautiful rose decay in such a short time.


 ashamed/əˈʃeɪmd/  feeling guilty or embarrassed about something you have done or about a quality in your character.

 Examples:


You should be ashamed of yourselves.


She ought to be thoroughly ashamed of herself - talking to her mother like that.


 occur/əˈkɜːr/ (especially of accidents and other unexpected events) to happen.

 Examples:


An accident involving over ten vehicles has occurred in the east-bound lane.


If any of these symptoms occur while you are taking the medication, consult your doctor immediately.


 preventable/prɪˈven.tə.bəl/ able to be prevented.


 Examples:


Both causes are preventable with regular maintenance of the pump.


Many health problems are preventable on condition that we diagnose them as early as possible.


 diagnose/ˈdaɪ.əɡ.nəʊz/ to recognize and name the exact character of a disease or a problem, by examining it.
 Examples:


She was diagnosed with/as having diabetes.


It was not easy to diagnose what was wrong with the business.

















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Balanced diet

















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Oils













Poultry

















Push-ups














Stretching

















Dental decay