難易度:上級

14:英検対策2級(Eiken Grade 2)

05: Eiken Grade 2 Vocabularies Lesson 5

Part 1: Vocabulary words

1. analyze verb [an-l-ahyz]
to examine by separating into parts and studying their relations
Example: The students are analyzing the result of their experiment.

2. attempt verb [uh-tempt]
to try to perform, make, or achieve
Example: She attempted to read the whole book in one day, but she did not succeed.

3. attract verb [uh-trakt]
to cause or make someone or something to come towards or near; to make someone like someone or be interested.
Example: A magnet attracts iron.

4. prove verb [proov]
to show to be true or correct; valid to turn out, or be found
Example: This kitchen tool proved very useful. The salesman was correct.

5. recommend verb [rek-uh-mend]
to praise or to suggest as being good
Example: My friend recommended that I buy a used car instead of a brand new car.

6. replace verb [ri-pleys]
to use in place of another, to take over; to take the place of
Example: He replaced the book he lost with a new one.

7. rise verb [rahyz]
to become greater, larger, higher; to increase
Example: Because of the bad economy, food prices are still rising.

8. steal verb [steel]
to take or get the property of another without permission
Example: The thief stole money and jewelry from our house last night.

9. advance adjective [ad-vans]
made or given before the necessary or agreed time
Example: She made an advance booking at the hotel.

10. care noun [kair]
close attention, protection
Example: Please handle the glass with care.

Part 2: Exercise 1



Give the word being asked for each number.

■analyze ■attempt ■attract ■prove ■recommend
■rise ■steal ■advance ■care ■replace


____________________1. to become greater, larger, higher; to increase
____________________2. made or given before the necessary or agreed time
____________________3. to cause or make someone or something to come towards or near
____________________4. close attention, protection
____________________5. to examine by separating into parts and studying their relations
____________________6. to praise or to suggest as being good
____________________7. to take the place of
____________________8. To take or get the property of another without permission
____________________9. to show to be true or correct
____________________10. to try to perform, make, or achieve

Part 2: Exercise 2



Choose the correct words to complete the sentences below.


1) Women are deeply ____________ to diamonds. Diamonds are said to be the most gorgeous stone ever.

1. replaced
2. attracted
3. recommended
4. advanced

2) Can you ______________ your theory? Please provide me with evidence so we can establish its validity.

1. prove
2. attract
3. believe
4. know

3) Cars have _______________ animals as the normal means of transport.

1. replaced
2. attracted
3. recommended
4. advanced

4) What camera brand do you _____________? I am planning to buy one tomorrow.

1. replace
2. attracted
3. recommend
4. advance

5) The prisoner ______________ to escape but the jail guard caught him.

1. attempted
2. attracted
3. recommended
4. analyzed