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15:英検対策準2級(Eiken Grade Pre-2)

18: Eiken Grade Pre-2 Vocabularies Lesson 18

Part 1: Vocabulary words

1. serve verb (sərv)
to provide food and drink for someone to eat at a meal
Example: The waiter served strawberry cake for dessert.

2. spread verb (spred)
to gradually affect or cover a larger area
Example: The news about the accident spread immediately.

3. stand verb (stand)
to support oneself on the feet in an erect position
Example: She was standing close to us

4. trade noun (trād)
(business) the activities of buying and selling goods or services
Example: Spain wants to develop trade with Singapore.

5. transport verb (tran(t)s-pȯrt)
to transfer from one place to another
Example: The illegal transport of guns was discovered.

6. upset verb (əp-set)
very sad, worried, or angry about something
Example: Why is Maggie so upset?

7. idea noun (ī-dē-ə, -dēə)
a plan for action
Example: I have an idea on how to solve this problem.

8. area noun (er-ē-ə)
a level piece of ground
Example: My car is in the parking area.

9. apartment noun (ə-pärt-mənt)
a room or set of rooms fitted especially with housekeeping facilities and usually leased as a dwelling
Example: How much is the monthly rent for this apartment unit?

10. lighthouse noun (līt-ˌhau̇s)
a tower built next to the sea that has a powerful flashing light at the top to show ships where to go or to warn them of danger
Example: She painted a picture of a lighthouse.

Part 2: Exercise 1



Give the word being asked for each number.

■serve ■spread ■stand ■transport ■idea
■upset ■trade ■lighthouse ■apartment ■area


___________ 1. a tower built next to the sea that has a powerful flashing light at the top to show ships where to go or to warn them of danger
___________ 2. to transfer from one place to another
___________ 3. a room or set of rooms fitted especially with housekeeping facilities and usually leased as a dwelling
___________ 4. level piece of ground
___________ 5. a plan for action
___________ 6. very sad, worried, or angry about something
___________ 7. to provide food and drink for someone to eat at a meal
___________ 8. to gradually affect or cover a larger area
___________ 9. to support oneself on the feet in an erect position
___________ 10. (business) the activities of buying and selling

Part 2: Exercise 2



Choose the correct words to complete the sentences below.


1. An old lady is __________ in his way.

a. standing
b. serving
c. spreading
d. transporting

2. Dinner will be __________ at 7:00.

a. stood
b. served
c. spread
d. transported

3. This __________ is too small for my family to live in.

a. apartment
b. lighthouse
c. idea
d. trade

4. __________ between Thailand and China is getting better each year.

a. apartment
b. lighthouse
c. idea
d. trade

5. The dining __________ is next to the living room.

a. area
b. lighthouse
c. idea
d. trade