13：英検対策3級（Eiken Grade 3）
20: Eiken Grade 3 Vocabularies Lesson 20
Part 1: Vocabulary words
to ask firmly, to require or need
■Example: Her boss demanded an explanation for his absences.
2. disturb verb [dih-sturb]
to break up or take attention away, interrupt
■Example: The baby’s sleep was disturbed by his brother’s noise.
□Note: We also use “disturb” when someone has trouble emotionally or mentally. For example, “The news about the tsunami has disturbed me very much.”
3. hire verb [hahyuhr]
to get the use of by paying money, to give someone a job
■Example: The company hired a bus for the anniversary trip.
4. borrow verb [bor-oh, bawr-oh]
to receive something with the promise or understanding of returning or giving it back
■Example: May I borrow your English book? I will return it tomorrow.
5. mention verb [men-shuhn]
to speak of or refer to
■Example: She mentioned the plan at the last meeting.
6. pretend verb [pri-tend]
To give a false appearance of; to make believe that something is true
■Example: He is not a real doctor. He is only pretending!
7. P.M. also p.m. or PM
post meridiem, after midday
■Example: The time now is 5:00 P.M. I should start cleaning my office desk so I can go home early.
8. zoo noun [zoo]
a park where living animals are kept and usually shown to the public
■Example: I saw lots of wild animals in the zoo.
9. pick verb [pik]
to select from a group
■Example: The best tennis player of our class was picked to join the university tennis team.
10. festival noun [fes-tuh-vuhl]
an occasion or event of public celebration
■Example: The Japanese can watch fireworks during the summer festival.
Part 2: Exercise 1
Give the word being asked for each number.
____________________1. to get the use of by paying money, to give someone a job
____________________2. to speak of or refer to
____________________3. to give a false appearance of; to make believe that something is true
____________________4. to ask firmly, to require or need
____________________5. post meridiem, after midday
____________________6. to receive something with the promise or understanding of returning or giving it back
____________________7. to select from a group
____________________8. an occasion of public celebration
____________________9. to break up or take attention away, interrupt
____________________10. a park where living animals are kept and usually shown to the public
Part 2: Exercise 2
Choose the correct words to complete the sentences below.
1. The librarian asked me to be quiet because I could ______________ the other readers.
2. My family will go to the ____________ this weekend to see the new born panda.
3. A: Good afternoon! May I ask the time, please?
B: Sure, it’s 5 ____.
d. in the morning
4. The teacher ___________ my pen, but she forgot to return it.
5. The employees of ABC Company are ___________ a salary increase.