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15:英検対策準2級(Eiken Grade Pre-2)

08: Eiken Grade Pre-2 Vocabularies Lesson 8

Part 1: Vocabulary words

1. travel verb [trav-uhl]
to go from one place to another, such as a trip or journey
Example: I will travel to Singapore to see the attractions at Universal Studios.

2. expect verb [ik-spekt]
to think or believe of as possible to happen or come
Example: Please expect a call from us after 14 hours.

3. miss verb [mis]
to fail to hit, reach, catch, meet, contact, perceive, understand, or experience
Example: The soccer player missed the penalty kick.

4. prepare verb [pri-pair]
to make or get ready earlier for a specific purpose
Example: The teacher prepares the students for the entrance exam.

5. win verb [win]
to achieve victory or success, to get a prize
Example: Japan’s women's soccer team won the first game of the Olympics.

6. carry verb [kar-ee]
to hold or support while moving, to take from one place to another
Example: The young boy carries his younger sister on the street.

7. build verb [bild]
to form by combining materials or parts; construct
Example: The company will build a new shopping mall in Shibuya.

8. care verb [kair]
to be concerned or interested
Example: A mother cares for her child.

9. cost noun [kost]
an amount paid or required in payment for the thing you buy; a price
Example: The cost of a hamburger at McDonalds is 2 dollars.

10. create verb [kree-eyt]
to cause to exist, to invent
Example: Who created the Earth?

Part 2: Exercise 1



Give the word being asked for each number.

■build ■create ■prepare ■miss ■care
■cost ■expect ■travel ■cost ■carry ■win


____________________1. to fail to hit, reach, catch, meet
____________________2. to form by combining materials or parts; construct.
____________________3. to achieve success by effort
____________________4. to make ready for a specific purpose
____________________5. an amount paid or required in payment for a purchase
____________________6. to go from one place to another
____________________7. to look forward to a possibility
____________________8. to cause to exist, to invent
____________________9. to be concerned or interested
____________________10. to hold or support while moving

Part 2: Exercise 2



Choose the correct words to complete the sentences below.


1. He _____________ to three different countries every year. He will go to China, Singapore and Thailand next year.

a. expects
b. costs
c. prepares
d. travels

2. The government ____________ many housing projects last year.

a. lived
b. built
c. won
d. invented

3. Because my mother is very busy, she ____________ my graduation ceremony. I was very disappointed.

a. missed
b. loved
c. enjoyed
d. attended

4. Most people did not _____________ that the tsunami would come.

a. enjoy
b. build
c. expect
d. cost

5. The doctor said that I should eat lots of healthy food so that my body will be ___________ for the surgery.

a. enjoyed
b. built
c. prepared
d. expected