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Unit 7 Vocabulary List

Unit 1

 

Reading

collocations special purpose vocabulary idioms phrasal verbs word building
be complimentary (about sth) be introduced to sb tour the globe a singular item surreal spin of sth play a dome a lost time in a sense a big difference time travel make a career out of sth emerge out of the ashes not a bad deal/a good deal be restricted to echo to sth sing along to every word be accompanied by spot the difference highly trained close study do sbís tribute do a cover give an impression of sth/sb expect from sth/sb appeal for calm take to the stage to music steaming crowd on the dance floor things get warm at a club play a bar   imitator franchise tour the globe version genre cabaret authenticity play a dome impersonate musical failed + any type of performance twang ersatz copycat genuine facsimile music listing pop faker diehard fan soundalike echo to sth sing along to every word original perfect sth debut album do sbís tribute do a cover gig give an impression of sth/sb tribute band rock outfit feature sth/sb set noun take to the stage to music on the dance floor at a club play a bar live band   at a time at oneís peak by no means to the point that/where, etc. in short   take sth out of sth hail back to go along check out be into sth hold back go down (a storm) chill out   unpretentious authenticity impersonate snobbery explosive  
academic general purpose vocabulary informal vocabulary grammar words/clichés for writing words/clichés for speaking
snobbery veer towards sth pretend snapshot trace sb/sth broadcast verb annual splendid spread noun phenomenon explosive dozen   be stuffed with sth lad hurl oneself around   rather than + gerund given that (conjunction) thereís no + gerund to the point that/where, etc. send sth flying   in a sense given that in short to the point that/where, etc by no means   in a sense given that in short to the point that/where, etc by no means  

Use of English

collocations special purpose vocabulary idioms word building
pay for sth generate interest in sb make sth available loss of income potential income be offset by sth increased exposure on the Internet hard copy musical talent modest amount invest in digital equipment comparable quality to sth unthinkable idea decade + see revolution in sth home recording establish a reputation as a result distribute freely via the Internet download a song forward a file record label music business top of the charts go straight debut single big story tube station receive a standing ovation be actively engaged in sth in a station basic bill give a performance   music world have an involvement with sth be in negotiations for sth a recording contract for a living make an appearance on the streets penny whistle play a harp have responsibility for sb follow oneís dream release a CD read music fluently respectable career clear voice powerful voice soprano voice opera house formal training pay oneís bills full-time student Ö degree student play regularly at a station pitch determined departure from sth standard approach to sth make an impression (on sb) positive impression street musician intriguing personal background production of the show licensed busking take part in sth sponsored scheme professional musician music documentary   word of mouth home recording digital equipment record label be discovered chart debut single file sharing receive a standing ovation penny whistle play a harp audition clear voice soprano opera house agent street musician busker in effect in other words by means of sth on oneís own make it far from make oneís way have oneís hands full in oneís own right   innovator inspirational inspiring performer musician exposure unthinkable comparable respectable
         

academic general purpose vocabulary grammar words/clichés for writing words/clichés for speaking phrasal verbs
demonstrate reason verb surely ordinary power be spotted determination accountant struggle verb boast sth showcase   be worth + gerund/noun become possible for sb + inf far from sth/gerund turn out + inf lead sb to + gerund despite + gerund   in effect as a result surely in other words by means of sth eventually   in effect as a result surely in other words by means of sth eventually   give sth away go through sth  

Listening



 

collocations special purpose vocabulary idioms phrasal verbs word building
get a good reception from sb promote an album cover of a song hold notes lead singer be faithful to sth/sb have some edge recording studio on stage be interested in come from outside focus the mind work on oneís computer have music on cover up sth background music wait in a queue fill oneís life have a go hands-on action 3000-seater auditorium get close to sth make a hand-built instrument big-name manufacturer trade show at a show miss an event take up an instrument (a hobby) standard (=popular song) lyrics recording studio lead singer hold notes promote an album cover of a song get a good reception from sb on stage have music on background music tinkle away version piece of music for pleasure hands-on action 3000-seater auditorium amplifier make a hand-built instrument at a show miss an event take up an instrument (a hobby)   after all be tried and tested/trusted apart from out of this world couldnít be more wrong have oneís place on top of that not to mention to oneís mind     go for sth pop in walk round fill sb in on sth   amplifier reception manufacturer subtlety necessarily

 

 

academic general purpose vocabulary informal vocabulary grammar words/clichés for writing words/clichés for speaking
suppose subtlety be disappointed distracting apparently certain   cringe rubbish   be as good every bit be meant to be + noun/adj/adv thereís no need to be shy sound great no matter how/what, etc. have a go happy for sb to do sth any chance of sth to oneís mind not necessarily not to mention Thatís true. to oneís mind not necessarily give sb a few more details about sth not to mention basically sb is here to tell next up on the programme  

 

Unit 7 Vocabulary List

 

Reading pp. 82-84

 


a work of art

artistic aspect

technical aspect

session

work properly

non-specialist

try out

interact

give sb a break from sth

intense concentration

put forward

put forward a theory

have effect (on)

form of entertainment

artistic value

learn from sb/sth

be commercially driven

computer games industry

film industry

have yet + inf

achieve a high status

compare sb to sb

employ a style

gain respect

film enthusiast

introduce a way of + ing

pioneer sth

shifting perspective

in nature

essentially

interactive

present an idea

sophisticated

the end user

measure value

complexity

set a goal

to some degree

to some extent

realize sbís vision

reveal + that

reservation

bloke

sit at oneís computer

twiddle with sth

glorious

computer-generated

landscape

splash sth across the screen

scruffy

be intent on sth

emanate from sth

colony

mouse click

keyboard tap

steady hum

be animated by sth

brainiac

flaw

if sb is to be believed

entertainment provider

be engaged in sth

surpass sth

abracadabra

synthesis

produce sth

transcend sth

thesis

innocuous

controversial assertion

storyline

visuals

valid

feed off sb

with + participle

pilfer sth

take off

the brattier cousin

prediction

surpass

sth and sth combined

increase in revenue

barely

alter sth

public perception

the domain of sb

adolescent

grammar

cliché

a handful of

recognizable style

recognizable for sth

induce/provoke respect

movie buff

pioneer sth

narrative filmmaking

in the early Ö century

late last/this year

cinematic device

flashback

cross-cutting

central to sth

immersive

coherent

breathtaking

shifting point of view

childlike

even so

influential critic

film critic

banish sth from sth

canon of artforms

elegant

subtle

in response to sth/sb

medium

prevent sth from sth/ing

move beyond sth

craftsmanship

move to the stature of sth

to oneís knowledge

in or out of the field

cite sth

worthy of sth

comparison with

dramatist

filmmaker

novelist

gamer

post a blog reply

feverish reply

condemn sth/sb

explain oneself

admit + that

by oneís nature

the opposite of sth

authorial

founder

co-founder

grand

pretext

constrain sth/sb

a series of sth

do a quest

complete a mission

in sbís mind

play god

slippery

multi-faceted

static

in support of some/oneís argument

draw parallels between

engrossing

put down (a book)

immersive

creative director

deliver

at a stage

letís face it


 

Listening p. 80

 


insight

be on

arts festival

as many

preparation for sth

around the city

multi-coloured

pop up

unexpected

go mad

art feature

parade

to be precise

host an event

life-size

all manner of sth

be on show

at an indoor/outdoor location

across the city

concept

window dresser

attract customers

exhibit sth

be a success

worldwide

generate interest

raise money for charity

be sponsored by sb

art gallery

travel agency

to name but a few

effectively

install sth

diverse

shopping centre

foyer

football stadium

at an auction sale

proceeds

give sth to charity

at an auction

reach the best price for sth

be gold plated

be covered in sth

be decorated with sth

try and + bare inf

break a record

benefit a charity

keep sb in the best of health

attend a workshop

mosaic

display sth

download a thumbnail

meanwhile

passer-by

stencil sth

in return for sth

large charity

small donation

contribute to sth


 

Vocabulary 1 p. 81

 


deny + that

body painting

think of sth

self-expression

as much + sth + as + sth

on canvas

decorate sth

stain sth + colour

bring about sth

good fortune

come across sth

on a special occasion

become increasingly

seek after

go for sth

temporary effect

outrageous

do a decoration

set off on holiday

be away

wear off


 

Use of English p. 86-90

 


modest sum

rising star

snap up

snap up a bargain

it looks like

be in for sth

painting school

make money

channel a profit swh

fund for sth

be on the point of Ėing

viable project

be a commercial success

fetch a price

be highly sought after

assess sth

be on the market


 


a complete phenomenon

dash off sth

big sweep

bold sweep

sweep of the brush

compare sth with sth

compare sth to sth

accept sth for an exhibition

watercolour

sell for + money

come from a line of artists

illustrator

less than

be anxious + inf

partly

struggling artist

penniless artist

in sbís eyes

be spot on

be a natural

have an eye for sth

know instinctively

direct approach

cartoonish figure

establish a market

may well + bare inf

with an eye to the future

primary colour

too simple for sophisticated tastes

there is sth (+adj.) about sth

catch the eye

be surprised at sth

have an effect on sb

be profoundly moved

find sth remarkable

thought-provoking

a return to sth

simplicity

the + personal name + of sth

time will tell

be well worth a look



custom

anomaly

hoard

accumulate

obsession

preoccupation

fascination

indifference

conceal

display

exhibit

present

disincentive

scrutinise

detailed examination

be pronounced a fake

produce art

attract visitors

give a presentation on sth


 


leisure activity

reach the point where

reduce the number of sth

superfluous

unfashionable

dispose of sth

develop an attachment

build up a collection

memorabilia

urge + inf

continue into + period

adult life

subject

look into sth

obsessive

range from sth to sth

hoard sth

fine art

ordinary people

fascination for sth

lead sb + inf

all manner of sth

pottery

intrinsically

valuable artifact

imaginative

pile of junk

good judgment

when it come to sth/-ing

sell on

undoubtedly

the key to sth


 


self-taught artist

natural athlete

long + inf

interfere with a plan

cartoonist

pursue oneís interest

oddity

mind + -ing

radio broadcast

risk + -ing

detest + -ing

regret + -ing

holiday highlight


 


reject

recycle

retain

roomful of sth

clutter

refuse + inf

get rid of sth

look back on sth

article of clothing

nostalgic

art motif

trendy restaurant

make money from sth

fail + inf

develop a collection

miss out on sth

handsome profit

clearout of sth

treasure

remove sth from swh

make a (big) mistake


 

 


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