Learn English Vocabulary – Most Common Words in English – Lesson 9

In this free English vocabulary video lesson you’ll learn the most commonly used English words and phrases for everyday life with the help of carefully chosen pictures and example sentences frequently used in daily English conversation – achieve, achievement, accommodation, acknowledgeacid and acid rain.

 

achieve  /əˈtʃiːv/     verb (achieves, achieving, achieved)

successfully complete something or get a good result, especially by working hard

e.g.    Mary worked hard and achieved her goal of becoming a doctor.

  Jason achieved very good exam results.

achieved her goal of becoming a doctor - Learn the most common English words & phrases with pictures & example sentences frequently used in daily English conversation

 

achievement  /əˈtʃiːvmənt/     noun

something that somebody has done successfully, especially using their own effort and skill

e.g.  To be offered a place at such a good university is quite an achievement.

studying at such a good university is quite an achievement- learn the most common English words with pictures & examples frequently used in daily English conversation

 

e.g.    Climbing Mount Everest was his greatest achievement.

Climbing Mount Everest was his greatest achievement- learn most common English vocabulary words with pictures & examples frequently used in daily English conversation

 

accommodation /əˌkɑːməˈdeɪʃn/     noun

a place to stay or live

e.g.  The cost includes airfare and hotel accommodations.

You should book your travel accommodations and flights as soon as possible.

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acknowledge  /əkˈnɑːlɪdʒ/     verb (acknowledges, acknowledging, acknowledged)

  1. accept or admit that something is true

e.g.    Patricia acknowledged that she had made a mistake.

  George refused to acknowledge that he had done anything wrong.

acknowledged that she had made a mistake-Learn the most common English words & phrases with pictures & example sentences frequently used in daily English conversation

 

  1. let someone know that you have received something from them

e.g.    Sandra acknowledged receipt of my letter.

  I would be grateful if you would acknowledge receipt of my order.

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acid  /ˈæsɪd/     noun

a chemical substance, usually a liquid, that has a pH of less than 7

e.g.        You will need a special chemical to neutralize the acid.

      The acid burned a hole in her coat.

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acid rain        noun

rain containing a high level of acid that can damage the environment

e.g.        Acid rain is caused by pollution in the air.

      Acid rain contains harmful chemicals from factory gases.

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