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15:英検対策準2級(Eiken Grade Pre-2)

14: Eiken Grade Pre-2 Vocabularies Lesson 14

Part 1: Vocabulary words

1. bill noun [bil]
a statement or list of fees or charges that should be paid
Example: My credit card bill was delivered by the mail man yesterday.

2. center noun [sen-ter]
the middle, the part that is surrounded by the rest
Example: You have to stand in the center of the stage.

3. choice noun [chois]
the person or thing chosen or selected; option
Example: His bad choice of words made the teacher angry.

4. community noun [kuh-myoo-ni-tee]
a group of people living under the same government, district or locality
Example: We have a nice and peaceful community.

5. condition noun [kuhn-dish-uhn]
a state of being, state of health
Example: This house is not in good condition. The strong earthquake destroyed some of its parts.

6. department noun [dih-pahrt-muhnt]
a part or section of a government, university, office or shop; division of a large organization
Example: The different departments in the government are expected to carry out the basic services of the government.

7. desert noun [dez-ert]
a dry place or region which has little rainfall and very hot temperatures, usually full of sand
Example: The Gobi desert in Mongolia is the largest in Asia.

8. dessert noun [dih-zurt]
sweet food; fruits, sweets, ice cream, pastry, etc. served at the end of dinner.
Example: We always eat ice cream for dessert.

9. detail noun [dih-teyl]
a small part or an item; a particular
Example: Please check every detail of the report to avoid mistakes.

10. distance noun [dis-tuhns]
space between things, places, people
Example: The distance between Tokyo and Osaka is 520 kilometers.

Part 2: Exercise 1



Give the word being asked for each number.

■department ■condition ■community ■distance ■choice
■detail ■center ■dessert ■desert ■bill


____________________1. a part or section of a government, university, office or shop
____________________2. sweet food; fruits, sweets, ice cream, pastry, etc. served at the end of dinner.
____________________3. a state of being, state of health
____________________4. space between things, places, people
____________________5. the person or thing chosen or selected
____________________6. a group of people living under the same government, district or locality
____________________7. the middle, the part that is surrounded by the rest
____________________8. a statement or list of fees or charges that should be paid
____________________9. a small part or an item; a particular
____________________10. a dry place or region which has little rainfall and very hot temperatures, usually full of sand

Part 2: Exercise 2



Choose the correct words to complete the sentences below.


1. Which car is your first _____________?

a. condition
b. center
c. choice
d. department

2. His family could not afford to pay the _________ because his father lost his job.

a. bills
b. complimentary
c. distance
d. deserts

3. I will have tiramisu for ____________.

a. distance
b. dessert
c. desert
d. appetizer

4. Camels and cactuses are known to survive in ___________,

a. desserts
b. deserts
c. summer
d. winter

5. Our ____________ keeps the environment clean by not littering on the streets.

a. community
b. center
c. bill
d. article