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13:英検対策3級(Eiken Grade 3)

20: Eiken Grade 3 Vocabularies Lesson 20

Part 1: Vocabulary words

1. demand verb [dih-mand, -mahnd]
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
abbr.
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.

■demand ■disturb ■hire ■borrow ■mention
■pretend ■P.M. ■zoo ■pick ■festival


____________________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.

a. entertain
b. disturb
c. sleep
d. read

2. My family will go to the ____________ this weekend to see the new born panda.

a. park
b. hospital
c. beach
d. zoo

3. A: Good afternoon! May I ask the time, please?
B: Sure, it’s 5 ____.

a. P.M
b. A.M
c. midnight
d. in the morning

4. The teacher ___________ my pen, but she forgot to return it.

a. lend
b. borrowed
c. stole
d. buy

5. The employees of ABC Company are ___________ a salary increase.

a. disturbing
b. demanding
c. mentioning
d. denying