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13:英検対策3級(Eiken Grade 3)

03: Eiken Grade 3 Vocabularies Lesson 3

Part 1: Vocabulary words

1. end noun [end]
the part of an area that lies at the edge; the extreme part lengthwise; the furthermost place or part
Example: Hold both ends of the rope, please.
Note: ‘End’ can also be used as a verb which means to come to an end.

2. event noun [ih-vent]
something that takes place or that happens; an occasion or an activity
Example: The princess’ 18th birthday is one of the most awaited events of the country.
Note: What’s the most special event you’ve ever attended?

3. farm noun [fahrm]
an area of land on which crops or livestock are raised for a living; land or water intended for the raising of animals, fish, plants, etc.
Example: My father went early to our farm to harvest our crops.
Note: ‘Farm’ can also be used as a verb which means to cultivate land or soil.

4. forest noun [fawr-ist, for-]
a large area of land covered with trees and underbrush
Example: There aren’t any forests in deserts.
Note: ‘Forest’ can also be used as a verb which means to cover with trees or convert into a forest.

5. grandmother noun [gran-muhth-er, grand-, gram-]
the mother of your father or your mother; a female ancestor
Example: I will visit my grandmother this week.
Note: How often do you see your grandmother?

6. island noun [ahy-luhnd]
a mass of land surrounded by water but is not large enough to be called a continent; something that is similar to an island because of its isolated or surrounded position
Example: I want to experience an adventure on an island.
Note: ‘Island’ can also be used as a verb which means to make into an island, to place onto an island or to isolate.

7. magazine noun [mag-uh-zeen, mag-uh-zeen]
a periodically issued publication that is usually bound in a paper cover that contains essays, poems, stories, etc. written by many writers and often with photos and drawings specializing in a particular subject or area
Example: Aunt Mae buys a magazine every month. She has a collection of fashion and food magazines.
Note: What kind of magazine is popular in your country?

8. member noun [mem-ber]
a person in a group; a part of a whole; one of a set or a class
Example: They are members of an elite group.
Note: The word ‘member’ can also be an adjective which means being a member or having membership in an organization or association.
Are you a member of any organization?

9. message noun [mes-ij]
a communication that contains information, advice , news, requests, etc. that maybe sent through writing, speech or signals
Example: I have to send a birthday message to my friend via e-mail.
Note: How often do you send messages?

10. nature noun [ney-cher]
the existence of a natural world without human beings or civilization
Example: We should take care of our nature.
the inborn character or the basic constitution of a person
Example: He is a greedy person by nature.
Note:What can you do to save nature?

Part 2: Exercise 1



Give the word being asked for each number.

■grandmother ■farm ■magazine ■end ■island
■nature ■forest ■member ■message ■event


_________________ 1. a person in a group; a part of a whole; one of a set or a class
_________________ 2. a large area of land covered with trees and underbrush
_________________ 3. a communication that contains information, advice , news, requests, etc. that maybe sent through writing, speech or signals
_________________ 4. the part of an area that lies at the edge; the extreme part lengthwise; the furthermost place or part
_________________ 5. the existence of a natural world without human beings or civilization
_________________ 6. the mother of your father or your mother; a female ancestor
_________________ 7. an area of land on which crops or livestock are raised for a living; land or water intended for the raising of animals, fish, plants, etc.
_________________ 8. something that takes place or that happens; an occasion or an activity
_________________ 9. a mass of land surrounded by water but is not large enough to be called a continent;
something that is similar to an island because of its isolated or surrounded position
_________________ 10. a periodically issued publication that is usually bound in a paper cover that contains essays, poems, stories, etc. written by many writers and often with photos and drawings specializing in a particular subject or area

Part 2: Exercise 2



Choose the correct words to complete the sentences below.


1. Nelly loves fashion very much so she buys fashion ________ every month.

a. newspaper
b. comics
c. magazines
d. advertisements

2. My father works on a _____ where he plants and harvests crops and raises chickens.

a. fishpond
b. farm
c. poultry
d. pen

3. My ________ will celebrate her 80th birthday next month.

a. grandmother
b. grandfather
c. relatives
d. family

4. We need more __________ in our group so we can join the contest.

a. members
b. leaders
c. presidents
d. judges

5. On our trip, we went from one _________ to another by a motor boat.

a. continent
b. country
c. ocean
d. island