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VOCABULARY (“Places to Visit”, Unit 2, Enterprise 4) 4

VOCABULARY (“Places to Visit”, Unit 2, Enterprise 4) 1

Page 18-20

- to give the impression of

- the world-famous landmarks

- well-loved double-decker buses

- grand hotels / department stores

- to offer visitors a journey

- through centuries of history

- newly cleaned and restored buildings

- to revitalize / to bring back to life / to restore

- to rediscover

- to walk eastwards

- old warehouses

- to transform into

- historic delights

- visual arts

- old-fashioned

- to ask for a pint of bitter

- a historical theme park

- to claim to be

- a highly recommended restaurant

- historic sites

- new English quisine [kwi:/zi:n]

- sophisticated / exclusive / lively

- a mixture of reasonably priced chainstore clothing

- rave gear / correct gear

- to head for (a place)

- to be centred in

- squeezed in between

- pavement cafes

- gurgling cappuccino machines

- heavy traffic

- cosmopolitan cities

- to try hard

- to experience real excitement

- to be of great historical importance to smb

- to dive off a yacht

- to have a variety of

- to be an example of smth

- to boast of / about smth

- to provide for smth

- to travel by plane / taxi

- to be in/on a plane / in a taxi / on a bike

 

VOCABULARY (“Places to Visit”, Unit 2, Enterprise 4) 2

Definitions:

1. stop –to stay somewhere temporarily while travelling

stop off – to make a short visit to a place during a journey, especially to rest or see someone

break(a journey) – to stop travelling for a short time

interrupt –to stop a process or activity temporarily

pause – to stop smth for a moment

2. journey –act

trip – journey to a place and back again

voyage – long sea journey

tour – organized sightseeing trip around a particular place

3. antique –valuable because of age (e.g. an antique car)

ancient –extremely old (e.g. ancient ruins)

old – existing for a long time (e.g. old shoes)

historical – related to history (e.g. historical importance)

4. leaflet –folded sheet of printed paper containing information

prospectus –printed book, etc., giving information about a college , new business, etc.

handout –sheet of paper, often prepared by a teacher, giving information

brochure[/brəuſuə] – small book or magazine with pictures advertising or containing information about smth

5. coast –line where land ends at (e.g. the coast of France)

bank – land at the side of a river

shore – strip of land along the sea or lake

seaside – area near the sea/beach

6. excursion –short organized trip

expedition – long journey for the purpose of exploration

sightseeing – visiting interesting sites in a place

travel – act of going from place to place

 

Phrasal Verbs:

- to take down(to remove)

- to take aback(to surprise)

- to take in(to deceive)

- to take off(to leave the ground)

- to take over(to take control of)

- to take up(to begin a hobby, activity, etc.)



- to take to(to like)

 

 

VOCABULARY (“Places to Visit”, Unit 2, Enterprise 4) 3

Page 21-23

- a dwelling

- a skyscraper / a cottage / a mansion

- a block of flats / a high-rise block

- a detached house / a semi-detached house

- to maintain a skyscraper

- high-class luxurious buildings

- to lose its traditional look (about a town)

- to change for the worst

- entirely / not entirely

- to be a bit of a mess

- along the seafront

- to have a completely new face

- to be badly damaged

- to be pulled down

- with fabulous gardens

- a sports and leisure center

- the entire riverfront

- for the convenience of visitors

- to fulfill all shopping needs

- to have some money to spare

- a tiny chapel

- to go in smb’s place (= instead of smb)

- a fascinating shopping district

- a beautiful chalet [/ſælei]

- equipment and tuition

- cooking / washing facilities

- lowest prices guaranteed

- a mosquito repellent

- a swimming costume

- a portable gas stove

- goggle / flippers

- light clothes

- a first-aid kit

- heavy rain / showers

- to become increasingly cloudy / quite chilly

- with the likelihood of sandstorms

- to drop (about the temperature)

- an enjoyable funfilled holiday

- lively restaurants

- to experience the colourful nightlife

- peaceful green valleys

- impressive temples

VOCABULARY (“Places to Visit”, Unit 2, Enterprise 4) 4

- to hike through mountainous areas

- to swim in refreshing waters

- not to have a dull moment

- overpriced hotels

- self-catering apartments

- on the outskirts of this delightful resort

- visitors tothis exotic city

- spacious rooms

- to dine ondelicious cuisine

- to unwind in a relaxing sauna

- to cater for people of all ages / for all tastes / for your every need

- to stay in these stylish and welcoming surroundings

- to long to escape to (a place)

- endless rivers / bottomless lakes

- towering mountains

- colossal cliffs

- to venture

- vast undeveloped areas

- unpolluted waters

- shop understocked

Page 24-26

- colourful well-kept gardens

- to answer promptly

- to find some good deals

- unbelievable bargains

- unlimited ravel in Europe

- to plan one’s route

- to set off

- to make last-minute bookings for charter flights

- to check in with one’s luggage

- an embassy / an ambassador

- to take a discount on another holiday

Page 27-29

- bay windows

- to overlook the park

- the beautiful flight of marble stairs

- the covered front porch

- built-in wardrobes

- huge drawers

- a full-length mirror

- completely tiled (about the bathroom)


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