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LGS Teenlife

LGS Vocabulary 2019 2020

absurd (adj) unreasonable, nonsense, ridiculous Exp: The speech was quite absurd for me. I don’t think it is reasonable.
(to) affect (v) to cause to something to have an influence on somebody or something Exp: Earthquakes have a lot of effects on people. They affect us so severely.
after-school activities (n) the activities taking place after normal school hours Exp: There are lots of after-school activities such as piano, rugby or swimming.
among (prep) in or through the middle of a group of people or things Exp: What’s the most important type of goals among the teenagers?
application (n) a program or piece of software designed to fulfil a particular purpose Exp: I like using photo and video sharing applications such as Instagram.
archery (n) shooting with a bow and arrows especially at a target as a sport Exp: Mete Gazoz is a 19 year-old national sportsman. His branch is archery.
(to) argue with someone (v) to Express opposite view; to speak often angrily to someone telling that you disagree with them Exp: We don’t argue with our friends in the classroom. It is very rude.
(to) attend (v) to go to an event, place, etc. Exp: I’m sorry, but I can’t attend the event.
backpack (n) a piece of equipment carried on person’s back Exp: We need a backpack to put our equipment for trekking.
beatbox (n) the music which people imitate the sounds of a drum machine with the voice Exp: I love beatbox especially listening to techno music.
(to) behave / treat (v) to act or conduct oneself in a specified way, especially towards others Exp: We should behave fairly; we shouldn’t be selfish.
(to) bloom (v) to produce flowers; be in flower Exp: I see the daisies bloom for me and you.
board game (n) a game that involves the movement of counters or other objects round a board Exp: We like reading and playing boardgames such as chess and checkers in the afternoons.
(to) brainstorm (v) to hold a group discussion to produce idea Exp: We need some creative ideas for this project. Let’s meet up and brainstorm.
branch (n) a conceptual subdivision of a family, subject or group Exp:A: What is your branch?B: Volleyball.
bright blessed (day) (adj) made holy, consecrated Exp: We are looking forward to seeing the bright blessed days.
(to) burn (v) to produce flame or heat while consuming a material such as coal or wood Exp: Ayça burns a campfire with matches.
calligraphy (n) decorative handwriting or handwritten lettering Exp: I am interested in calligraphy classes. I want to learn different writing styles.
campfire (n) an open-air fire in a camp, used for cooking, etc. Exp: We love being in nature. First of all, we go trekking and take photos. Then we make a campfire and enjoy the nature.
can’t stand / can’t bear (v) to hate somebody or something Exp: Selena hates rock. She can’t stand listening to rock music.
casual (adj) without formality of style or manner, in particular of clothing suitable for everyday Exp: I don’t like wearing formal clothes. I prefer casual ones.
compass (n) an instrument containing a magnetized pointer which shows the direction of magnetic north and bearings from it Exp: We need a compass and a map to find our way for trekking.
(to) contact (v) to communicate with (someone), typically in order to give or receive information by speaking or writing Exp: How do you contact with your relatives?
difference (n) a point or way in which people or things are dissimilar Exp: What are the similarities and differences when you compare yourself to your sister?
(do) crunch (n) a physical exercise designed to strengthen the abdominal muscles Exp: Yasemin is a healthy woman. She always does crunches 10 times every day.I
duty (n)s a moral or legal obligation, responsibility Exp: I am on holiday so I release from my duties.
enough (adj) as much or as many as required Exp: I think there won’t be enough food or water for billions of people in the future.
equipment (n) the necessary items for a particular purpose Exp: What kind of equipment do you need for climbing?
exciting (adj) causing great enthusiasm and eagerness Exp: I think snowboarding is exciting, but it is also Expensive.
(to) expand (v) to become or make larger or more extensive Exp: I can keep Expanding my visual dictionary by including new vocabulary items.
fairly (adv) with justice Exp: Behaving fairly is necessary for peace.
fascinating (adj) extremely interesting Exp: I love the adrenalin. When I move on the rope, I feel like I walk in the space. That’s a fascinating feeling.
fashionable (adj) dressing or behaving according to the current style, stylish, trendy Exp: My sister always looks attractive because she likes wearing fashionable clothes.
(to) feed (v) to give food to a person, group or animal Exp: When I arrive home, first, I feed the chickens, my dog and my kangaroo.
fizzy drink (n) containing bubbles of gas Exp: Joe never prefers fast food or fizzy drinks during the day.
fresh-squeezed juice (n) firmly pressed fresh juice Exp: I usually read a book, drink fresh-squeezed fruit juice and chat with my family.
folk music (n) the traditional music form of a particular region or group of people Exp: A: Do you like listening to folk music? B: Yes. I prefer listening to traditional and local songs.
(to) gain (v) to obtain, or to get Exp: He gained rich Experience from different countries.
(to) get dressed (v) to wear clothes Exp: I brush my teeth, take a bath and get dressed for school in the mornings.
(to) get high grades to be near the upper or most favourable extreme of a specified range Exp: My sister always studies and gets high grades.
(to) go bowling (v) to play a game in which balls are rolled on a green or down an alley at an object or group of objects Exp: Sam often goes bowling with his friends.
(to) greet (v) to welcome someone with particular words or actions Exp: When I get to school, I greet my friends and we have a chat.
(to) grow (v) to spring up and develop to maturity Exp: How long can bamboo grow up within a day?
harmonic (adj) relating to or characterized by harmony Exp: Our songs are harmonic and energetic.
heavy metal (n) energetic and highly amplified electronic rock music having a hard beat Exp: Peter thinks heavy metal is unbearable.
healthy (adj) showing physical, mental, or emotional well-being Exp: Riding a bike is so healthy for me.
heritage (n) something transmitted by or acquired from a predecessor Exp: We should protect our cultural heritage for the next generations.
highly (adv) at or to a high degree or level Exp: I highly recommend you read this amazing detective book.
huge (adj) very large Exp: I take my huge bag and run for my school bus.
impressive (adj) evoking admiration through size, quality or skill, grand or awesome Exp: I admire this house. It is very impressive for me.
(to) insult (v) to speak to or treat with disrespect Exp: I dislike insulting others. I'm not a snob.
(to be) interested in (adj) to have the attention engaged Exp: I am interested in history and culture
interview (n) a meeting of people face to face Exp: I am going to have a job interview this Friday.
jazz (n) American music developed especially from ragtime and blues and characterized by propulsive syncopated rhythms Exp: I prefer pop to jazz because it is boring for me.
(to) keep up with the latest fashion (v) to continue to know the newest information about fashion Exp: The girls don’t care about fashion so they don’t keep up with the latest fashion all the time.
language (n) a systematic means of communicating ideas or feelings by the use of conventionalized signs, sounds, gestures, or marks having understood meanings Exp: I went to London for a language school last summer.
laughable (adj) to give something to someone for a short period of time, Expecting it to be given back.
(to) lend (v) to give something to someone for a short period of time, Expecting it to be given back. Exp: If you want to read my book, I’ll lend you.
(to) look fit (v) to be well physically Exp: You always do exercises so you look fit.
match (n) a short thin piece of wood or cardboard used to light a fire Exp: Ayça burns a campfire with matches.
mind map (n) a diagram in which information is represented visually, usually with a central idea placed in the middle Exp: If you want to show your ideas about this topic, you can draw a mind map.
moreover (adv) in addition, furthermore Exp: Mete Gazoz gained many rewards and medals. Moreover, he attended the Rio Olympic Games in 2016.
movie theater (n) a place where people pay to watch films/movies Exp: My mother goes to the movie theater three times a month and watches the latest movies.
on weekdays on any day of the week except Sunday and Saturday Exp: I never go out on weekdays because I am too tired.
on weekends / on the weekend (phrase) the end of the week; the period between the close of one work or school week and the start of the next Exp: There is a rock festival on the weekend.
once (adv) one time and no more Exp: We go shopping with my parents once a week.
opera (n) a drama set to music and made up of vocal pieces with orchestral accompaniment and orchestral overtures Exp: “Phantom of the Opera” is a famous opera all around the world.
(to) pay attention (v) to show the act or state of applying the mind to something Exp: 83.5% of the teenagers pay attention to the news.
(to) pitch the tent (v) to set up the tent and make it ready to use Exp: It is getting dark. Could you please pitch the tent for us?
pocketknife (n) a knife that has one or more blades that fold into the handle and that can be carried in the pocket Exp: We take our basic equipment such as rope, pocketknife, torch and sleeping bags.
pool (n) a small and rather deep body of usually fresh water Exp: Underwater hockey takes about 20 minutes and you play under the pool.
(to) prefer (v) to give priority; to like or to choose one thing rather than another Exp: Which activity do you prefer – skating or diving?
(to) prepare (v) to make something ready for use Exp: I prepare breakfast on Sundays. This is my responsibility.
(do) push up (n) a common calisthenics exercise performed in a prone position by raising and lowering the body using the arms Exp: I always do push-up 10 times every day. This makes me feel energetic.
prestigious (adj) very much respected and admired Exp: It’s a very prestigious school and I really love it.
rainbow (n) an arch of colours visible in the sky Exp: When do the best views of a double rainbow occur?
realistic (adj) accurately representing what is natural or real; accepting things as they are in fact Exp: You should be more realistic or your heart could be broken.
(to) recommend (v) to advise or suggest Exp: I highly recommend you watch this movie. I am sure you’ll love it.
regular (adj) arranged in or constituting a constant or definite pattern Exp: A double rainbow is a natural wonder, and it means pretty much the same thing as a regular rainbow.
relationship (n) the way in which two or more people or things are connected Exp: Having a good relationship with their friends is necessary for youth.
relative (n) a person connected with another by blood; a member of your family Exp: All of our uncles, aunts and other relatives are going to come for dinner tonight.
research (n) the systematic investigation into and study of materials Exp: Ecem often does research on her tablet computer.
respect (n) a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities or achievement Exp: We must respect the elder people.
respectful (adj) showing admiration for someone or something Exp: We should also be respectful of our friends.
(to) reward (v) to give a thing in recognition of service, effort or achievement Exp: I think you should first teach your daughters the importance of helping and reward them when they do some chores.
rhythm (n) a strong pattern of sounds, words or musical notes that is used in music, poetry, and dancing Exp: I love his voice and the rhythm in his songs.
(to) roast (v) to cook (food, especially meat) by prolonged Exposure to heat in an oven or over a fire Exp: We like roasting our marshmallows for dessert on the fire.
rope (n) a length of thick strong cord made by twisting together strands of nylon or similar material Exp: How does Mr. Clinton feel when he moves on the rope?
ridiculous (adj) extremely silly or unreasonable; absurd; nonsense Exp: Rose thinks biographical books are ridiculous.
rule (n) An accepted principle or instruction that states the way things are or should be done Exp: Obey the Internet safety rules.
sacred (night) (adj) connected with God or dedicated to a religious purpose Exp: Muslims have got a few sacred nights every year. They pray God and make their wishes on those days.
school subjects (n) school lessons Exp: My favourite school subjects are English and Literature. What about yours?
self disciplined (adj) having the ability of controlling one’s feelings and overcoming one’s weakness Exp: My son owns his success to his self disciplined life style.
sensitive (adj) *easily hurt, damaged, or upset by the things people say or do*delicately aware of the attitudes and feelings of others Exp: People should be more sensitive about the environment.
(to) set goals (v) to fulfil the aims Exp: 75.4% of the teenagers set goals for themselves.
(to) shake hands (v) to greet Exp: I saw my friends shaking their hands.
similarity (n) the fact that people or things look or are the same Exp: What are the similarities and differences when you compare yourself with your best friend?
(to) skate (v) to move or make a particular movement on a surface using skates Exp: I skate five times a week. What about you?
skydiving (n) the sport of jumping from an airplane and typically executing a prolonged free fall before deploying a parachute Exp: Would you rather go hang-gliding over the sea or go skydiving?
sleeping bag (n) a warm lined padded bag to sleep in, especially when camping Exp: You should take your sleeping bags with you because we are going to stay outside.
snob (n) a person with an exaggerated respect for high social position or wealth who seek to associate with social superiors and looks down on those regarded as socially inferior Exp: I dislike insulting others. I'm not a snob.
(do) squat (n) compound, full body exercise that trains primarily the muscles of the thighs, hips and buttocks Exp: I always do squat 20 times every day.
store (n) a business establishment where usually diversified goods are kept for retail sale Exp: The teenagers prefer shopping in stores than online.
(to) surf the Internet (v) to search something on the Internet Exp: She doesn’t watch TV a lot, but she surfs the Internet.
surprisingly (adv) in a way that cause surprise, un Expectedly Exp: Surprisingly, I got the highest grade in the exam.
(to) take a bath (v) to have a shower Exp: I brush my teeth, take a bath and get dressed for school in the mornings.
techno music (n) the music with a style of fast, heavy electronic dance music, typically with few or no vocals. Exp: I love listening to techno music. I often go to my favourite band’s concert.
teen life (n) life of a person aged between 13 and 19 years Exp: Families have difficulty in understanding teen life. The generation gap makes it more challenging.
teenager (n) a person aged between 13 and 19 years Exp: 37% of the teenagers go shopping more than twice a month.
terrific (adj) extremely good, excellent Exp: I prefer hip-hop concerts, I think they’re terrific.
to be honest (phrase) used when telling what you really think Exp: And to be honest, I never listen to pop music. I can’t stand it. I think it’s unbearable.
torch (n) a flashlight; a portable battery-powered electric lamp Exp: The electricity was gone. Have you got a torch?
(to) train (v) to teach (a person or animal) a particular skill or type of behaviour through sustained practice and instruction Exp: I am training her to take over my job when I retire.
training (n) the action of teaching a person or animal a particular skill or type of behaviour Exp: With the right training, I’m sure everybody can do it.
trekking (n) a long journey, typically on foot Exp: First of all, we go trekking and take photos. Then we make a campfire and enjoy the nature.
twice (adv) two times Exp: I visit my parents twice a month.
types /kinds of music (n) a category of people or things having common characteristics Exp: A: What types / kinds of music do you like?B: Pop music is my favourite.
typical / ordinary / usual (adj) with no special or distinctive features; normal Exp: A typical / usual / An ordinary day in my life starts at about 7:00.
unbearable (adj) not able to be endured or tolerated Exp: Peter thinks heavy metal is unbearable so he hates it.
(to) write a comment (v) to write a verbal or written remark Expressing an opinion or reaction Exp: Please, write a comment about our product on our Facebook page and share your ideas about it.
wonderful (adj) inspiring delight, pleasure, or admiration; extremely good; marvellous Exp: The river has also a wonderful scenery. I love it.
youth (n) the period between childhood and adult age Exp: In youth we learn, in age we understand.
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