13：英検対策3級（Eiken Grade 3）
06: Eiken Grade 3 Vocabularies Lesson 6
Part 1: Vocabulary words
carefully or thoroughly and in a good, proper or satisfactory manner; excellently
■Example: He finished those difficult tasks quite well.
having good health; healthy body and mind; good, pleasing and satisfactory
■Example: He is already old but he looks so well.
□Note: ‘Well’ can also be a noun which means a hole that was drilled to obtain water.
2. Free adjective [free]
enjoying personal, civil, and political rights; a person who is not under slavery; also enjoying political autonomy or not under external authority, restrictions or interference
■Example: I live in a free country so I can express all my ideas without any restrictions.
□Note: ‘Freely’ is the adverb form of free. It means in a free manner.
3. Best adjective [best]
the superlative form of good; excelling above all others; having the highest quality or excellence
■Example: She’s the best student in her class.
□Note: As an adverb, it is usually used in a combination like best-suited and best-known. It means suited or known to the highest degree.
4. Famous adjective [fey-muhs]
widely-known for a certain reputation usually of a favourable nature; honored for an achievement
■Example: Takahashi Mariko was a very famous singer in her time.
□Note: ‘Famous’ can be confused with ‘infamous’. Infamous means having an extremely bad reputation.
5. Special adjective [spesh-uhl]
having a particular character or kind; being a distinct one; having a specific function or purpose
■Example: He wears special goggles at work to protect his eyes.
□Note: ‘Special’ can also be used as a noun as in “Channel 2 showed a special today because it’s a holiday.” It means something that is not a part of a regular series. It can also mean a featured dish at a restaurant.
6. Little adjective [lit-l]
tiny, not big or small in size; short; small in number or amount; of a certain amount
■Example: There was a little chair in the baby’s room.
of a small quantity or degree or not at all
■Example: There were many cures little known two decades ago.
□Note: ‘Little’ can also be used as a determiner just like in “Add very little salt.”
7. Sorry adjective [sor-ee, sawr-ee]
Having a feeling of guilt, regret, sorrow, sympathy, pity, etc.; sorrowful or sad
■Example: He really feels sorry for hitting his brother.
□Note: Tell me one thing that you feel sorry for.
8. Better adjective [bet-er]
of excellent, high, superior quality; improved health condition
■Example: I just bought a better suit for a very low price.
John is a lot better now after being sick for one week.
in a more suitable, excellent, appropriate or acceptable manner
■Example: He sings better than his father.
□Note: Better is the comparative form of good.
9. Popular adjective [pop-yuh-ler]
having a favorable approval or affection of the general public; relating to the people, especially the common people
■Example: She’s popular among teenagers because of her unique singing voice.
□Note: Name a popular Japanese artist.
10. Right adjective [rahyt]
in agreement with what is good, just and proper; conforming to reasons, facts, truth or some standard; having a correct judgment
■Example: You should know the right thing to do in difficult situations.
to restore to an upright position or to put in condition, order or relationship; to bring into conformity with fact
■Example: Parents should right the bad behaviour of their children.
directly or done in a straight or direct line; immediately; exactly; accurately or correctly
■Example: He went right home after work.
a just, legal, prescriptive, or moral claim or title
■Example: Every child has a right to education.
Part 2: Exercise 1
Give the word being asked for each number.
_________________ 1. widely-known for a certain reputation usually of a favorable nature; honored for an achievement
_________________ 2. of excellent, high, superior quality; improved health condition
_________________ 3. having a feeling of guilt, regret, sorrow, sympathy, pity, etc.; sorrowful or sad
_________________ 4. in agreement with what is good, just and proper; conforming to reasons, facts, truth or some standard; having a correct judgment
_________________ 5. carefully or thoroughly and in good, proper or satisfactory manner; excellently
_________________ 6. enjoying personal, civil, and political rights; a person who is not under slavery; also enjoying political autonomy or not under external authority, restrictions or interference
_________________ 7. having a favorable approval or affection of the general public; relating to the people, especially the common people
_________________ 8. having a particular character or kind; being a distinct one; having a specific function or purpose
_________________ 9. the superlative form of good; excelling above all others; having the highest quality or excellence
_________________ 10. tiny, not big or small in size; short; small in number or amount; of a certain amount
Part 2: Exercise 2
Choose the correct words to complete the sentences below.
1. Kristen Stewart became __________ because of the Twilight series.
2. After taking the medicine, Ayah now feels a lot ________.
3. Among the 75 works of art, his master piece is the _________.
4. Mother made a _____________ cake for my younger sister’s birthday. It was a lot more delicious than the cakes she usually makes.
5. ______ amount of salt to the flour.