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14:英検対策2級(Eiken Grade 2)

06: Eiken Grade 2 Vocabularies Lesson 6

Part 1: Vocabulary words

1. concentrate verb [kon-suhn-treyt]
to give all one's energies and attention to one thing
Example: I hope you will concentrate on the meeting.

2. confuse verb [kuhn-fyooz]
to cause to be unable to think clearly to understand; to mistake someone or something for another
Example: The student completely confused the teacher by his questions.

3. contain verb [kuhn-teyn]
to have within; hold; to keep or have inside
Example: This box contains a pair of shoes.

4. discuss verb [dih-skuhs]
to speak with another or others about
Example: We will discuss the problems at the meeting.

5. include verb [in-klood]
to take in as a part, element, or member
Example: I am glad that the management included our department on the list.

6. involve verb [in-volv]
to contain as a part; include
Example: The interviewer told me that the job would involve travel.

7. perform verb [per-fawrm]
to do, to take action, to act
Example: My favorite dance group will perform tomorrow morning on the “Wake up Show.”

8. refuse verb [ri-fyooz]
to indicate unwillingness to do, accept, give, or allow
Example: They refused our dinner invitation.

9. suffer verb [suhf-er]
to feel pain or loss, injury, harm, or punishment
Example: He suffered very bad pain from his injuries.

10. survive verb [ser-vahyv]
to remain alive or in existence in spite of a disaster, accident, etc.
Example: Not all birds can survive the bad winter.

Part 2: Exercise 1



Give the word being asked for each number.

■concentrate ■confuse ■contain ■discuss ■include
■involve ■perform ■refuse ■suffer ■survive


____________________1. to do, to take action, to act
____________________2. to cause to be unable to think clearly to understand
____________________3. to indicate unwillingness to do, accept, give, or allow
____________________4. to feel pain or loss, injury, harm, or punishment
____________________5. to remain alive or in existence
____________________6. to give all one's energies and attention to one thing
____________________7. to speak with another or others about
____________________8. to contain as a part; include
____________________9. to have within; hold; to keep or have inside
____________________10. to take in as a part, element, or member

Part 2: Exercise 2



Choose the correct words to complete the sentences below.


1) I always ________________ Angelina with her twin sister. I always make mistakes when I call their names.

1. confuse
2. explain
3. clear up
d. refuse

2) How much sugar does this coffee _____________? It is too sweet.

1. refuse
2. involve
3. contain
4. perform

3) He was ___________ in the bank robbery yesterday. The policemen went to his house to arrest him.

1. performed
2. involved
3. contained
4. safe

4) She ______________ to believe what I said. She thought I was not telling the truth.

1. confused
2. explained
3. cleared up
4. refused

5.) After the war, the army______________ huge losses.

1. suffered
2. concentrated
3. discussed
4. survived