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16:英検対策準1級(Eiken Grade Pre-1)

49: Eiken Grade Pre-1 Vocabularies Lesson 49

Part 1: Vocabulary words

1. Neurological adjective [noo r-uh-loj-i-kuh l]
relating to the study and function of the nervous system and the diseases that affect them
Example: Failure to play and pretend is a sign of a neurological problem.
Note: Can you name some neurological problems that occur in other people?

2. Overly adverb [noo r-uh-loj-i-kuh l]
excessively
Example: A voyage from Osaka to Tokyo is not overly long compared to a voyage from Tokyo to Manila.
Note: Have you felt overly emotional over a certain issue?

3. Permanently adverb [pur-muh-nuh nt-lee]
in a way that lasts or remains unchanged indefinitely; for all time
Example: She was permanently diagnosed with diabetes after eating an abundant amount of sweets for many years.
Note: Have you ever regretted doing something that stays on permanently?

4. Protective adjective [pruh-tek-tiv]
providing shelter or a cover from the elements
Example: Wear protective gear when SCUBA diving to keep your body safe.
Note: Why does the government impose a protective tariff on imported goods?

5. Regarding preposition [ri-gahr-ding]
concerning
Example: He said nothing regarding the lost watch.
Note: What are your opinions regarding global warming?

6. Specific adjective [spi-sif-ik]
having a special application or reference
Example: It helps to look at culture instead of a specific country.
Note: : Is there a specific subject you enjoyed in high school?

7. Hostile adjective [hos-tl]
pertaining to the characteristic of an enemy
Example: Yet the hostile takeover under way here is not strictly mob related.
Note: Has your country experienced a hostile takeover during its history?

8. Deliberate adjective [dih-lib-er-it]
careful consideration
Example: It is necessary to be informed in order to deliberate.
Note: Do you deliberate when making important decisions?

9. Federal adjective [fed-er-uh l]
the nature of a union of states under a central government district from the individual governments of the separate states
Example: Gambling is subjected to all federal laws.
Note: Does having a federal government work in your country?

10. Secured adjective [si-kyoo rd]
not exposed to danger
Example: She will be away for a couple of days so she checked if the house is secure before she pulled away.
Note: Where do you feel most secured?

Part 2: Exercise 1



Give the word being asked for each number.

■Neurological ■Overly ■Permanently ■Protective ■Regarding
■Specific ■Hostile ■Deliberate ■Federal ■Secure


_______________ 1. providing shelter or a cover from the elements
_______________ 2. excessively
_______________ 3. careful consideration
_______________ 4. having a special application or reference
_______________ 5. not exposed to danger
_______________ 6. relating to the study and function of the nervous system and the diseases that affect
them
_______________ 7. the nature of a union of states under a central government district from the individual
governments of the separate states
_______________ 8. pertaining to the characteristic of an enemy
_______________ 9. concerning
______________ 10. existing for a long time without any significant change

Part 2: Exercise 2



Choose the correct words to complete the sentences below.


1. Some ______________ signs of aging are slowing reflexes and lethargic movements, which are caused by a delay in the sensing of brain waves. This can lead to weakness and other physical problems if the person lives a sedentary lifestyle.

(1) Secure
(2) Neurological
(3) Over
(4) Permanently

2. Tensions are high in Syria as _______________ soldiers attack people in the streets and barge unannounced inside private homes. Many have braved the hazardous trek to neighboring countries and settled in refugee camps in hopes of escaping the violence.

(1) Regarding
(2) Specific
(3) Hostile
(4) Deliberate

3. Tattoos are ______________ drawn on the skin by continuous pricking of ink filled needles. The needles form pictures that have become a popular example of body art and self-expression.

(1) Permanently
(2) Protective
(3) Regarding
(4) Specific

4. After being stolen from the Louvre Museum in the 1900s, tougher security was placed on the priceless Mona Lisa by famed artist Leonardo da Vinci to make it more ___________. It is encased in a bullet proof frame with security personal around the area to ensure its longevity for the public to enjoy.

(1) Hostile
(2) Deliberate
(3) Federal
(4) Secure

5. The American Revolution ended the ruling of a British monarch in 1776. A _____________ government chosen by its citizens to represent their area took the place of a king, allowing the voice of the people to be heard.

(1) Deliberate
(2) Federal
(3) Secure
(4) Neurological

6. Christina has a passion for fashion as she is often seen wearing the finest clothes that are accessorized with ______________ done statement jewelry to attract major attention. It is from this passion that she launched her label to truly express her ever-evolving ideas about fashion.

(1) Secure
(2) Neurological
(3) Overly
(4) Permanently

7. Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest recorded typhoon to make landfall. Family members all over the world tried in vain to contact their loved ones to ask questions ____________ their safety because of downed power lines and the lack of electricity.

(1) Regarding
(2) Specific
(3) Hostile
(4) Deliberate

8. The United Nations continued peace talks between the two warring states to make a ___________ attempt on a final peace treaty in hopes of ending the decades old conflict. In the eleventh hour, the two states agreed to surrender their arms and vowed for peace.

(1) Regarding
(2) Specific
(3) Hostile
(4) Deliberate

9. Carol wanted to purchase a ____________ doll for her daughter’s 10th birthday this Saturday. She made a dash to the counter right as the doors were being opened only to find out that the collector’s edition doll could only be purchased online.

(1) Specific
(2) Hostile
(3) Deliberate
(4) Federal

10. Molly is a senior in high school with twin siblings who are entering freshmen. She possesses a _____________ nature over them as she guides them on their first day of school, showing them to their classrooms, and informing them about the rules and regulations.

(1) Permanently
(2) Protective
(3) Regarding
(4) Specific