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14:英検対策2級(Eiken Grade 2)

07: Eiken Grade 2 Vocabularies Lesson 7

Part 1: Vocabulary words

1. explore verb [ik-splawr, -splohr]
to investigate, to examine carefully, to search or travel through a place to discover something
Example: Please explore all the possibilities of getting a job in another country.

2. object verb [uhb-jekt]
to feel or express dislike or disapproval
Example: He wanted us to travel tomorrow but I objected because there is a typhoon.

3. Occur verb [uh-kur]
to take place; come about; to happen; to be found
Example: When did your wedding party occur?

4. overcome verb [oh-ver-kuhm]
to defeat or conquer, to win against
Example: She finally overcame her fear of heights.

5. avoid verb [uh-void]
to keep away from a place, person or thing
Example: My father drives carefully to avoid the holes in the road.

6. practice verb [prak-tis]
to do often or repeatedly, to do repeatedly to become good
Example: To be a good English speaker, you have to practice many times.

7. affect verb [v. uh-fekt; n. af-ekt]
to have an influence on; effect a change in something or someone
Example: Inflation affects the buying power of the dollar.

8. attach verb [uh-tach]
to fasten, secure, or join
Example: Please attach the files to this folder.

9. charge verb [chahrj]
to impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on someone
Example: His teacher charged him with the task of watching the young kids on the playground.

10. transplant verb [v. trans-plant, -plahnt]
to remove (an organ of the body) and put into another person or animal
Example: Doctors are able to transplant my kidney to my younger brother.

Part 2: Exercise 1



Give the word being asked for each number.

■explore ■object ■occur ■overcome ■avoid
■practice ■affect ■attach ■charge ■transplant


____________________1. to take place; come about, to happen; to be found
____________________2. to keep away from a place, person or thing
____________________3. to defeat or conquer, to win against
____________________4. to do often or repeatedly, to do repeatedly to become good
____________________5. to feel or express dislike or disapproval
____________________6. to have an influence on; effect a change in something or someone
____________________7. to impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on someone
____________________8. to investigate, to examine carefully
____________________9. to remove (an organ of the body) and put into another person or animal
____________________10. to fasten, secure, or join

Part 2: Exercise 2



Choose the correct words to complete the sentences below.


1) My friends and I will______________ the caves next week. We promised ourselves we would travel the world to discover its beauty.

1. practice
2. watch
3. explore
4. move

2) The accident _____________ yesterday morning. We can’t really expect when they will take place.

1. occurred
2. affected
3. effected
4. charged

3) He always ____________ the subject of money. When we talk about it, he tries to change the subject.

1. likes
2. avoids
3. tells
4. charges

4) He wanted us to travel on foot, but I ______________ to that idea because the destination is very far. He then suggested that we go by car.

1. agreed
2. supported
3. objected
4. believed

5) The hotel ____________ me more than I expected. I think there was a mistake on my bill.

1. liked
2. avoided
3. told
4. charged