Learn English Vocabulary – Most Common Words in English – Lesson 12

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 – active, activityactoractressactual and actually.

 

active /ˈæktɪv/     adjective

If you are active, you are always busy and able to do a lot of things.

e.g.    We should encourage our kids to be more physically active.

  Although Jeff is almost 80, he is still very active.

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activity /ækˈtɪvəti/     noun

  1. (uncountable) a lot of things happening and people doing things

e.g.    On the day of the festival there was a lot of activity in the streets.

  Economic activity has taken a downturn this year.

a lot of activity in the..- basic English speaking - Learn the most common English vocabulary words with pics & examples frequently used in daily English conversation

 

  1. (countable) something that you do

e.g.    Watching TV is one of her favorite activities.

  The club provides a wide variety of activities including tennis, swimming and squash.

Watching TV is one of her favorite activities - Learn the most common English vocabulary words with pictures & examples frequently used in daily English conversation

 

actor /ˈæktər/     noun

a person who acts in a play, movie or television program

e.g.    James is a movie actor.

  Jennifer has starred with many leading actors.

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actress /ˈæktrəs/     noun (plural actresses)

a female actor

e.g.    Emma Stone is a popular Hollywood actress.

  Producers of a new movie are hunting budding actors and actresses.

a popular Hollywood actress - basic English speaking- Learn most common English words & phrases with pictures & examples frequently used in daily English conversation

 

actual /ˈæktʃuəl/     adjective

real; that really happened

e.g.    We expected 30 people, but the actual number was a lot higher.

  They don’t know her actual date of birth.

… but the actual number was a lot higher - Learn the most common English vocabulary words with pics & example sentences frequently used in daily English conversation

 

actually /ˈæktʃuəli/     adverb

  1. really; in fact

e.g.    We thought it was going to rain, but actually it was sunny all day.

  We’ve spoken on the phone, but we’ve never actually met.

… but actually it was sunny all day - basic English speaking - learn most common English vocabulary words with examples frequently used in daily English conversation

 

  1. a word that you use to disagree politely or when you say something new

e.g.    ‘Let’s go by bus.’

  ‘Actually, I think it would be quicker to go by train.’

Actually, it would be quicker to go by train - Learn most common English vocabulary words with pics & example sentences frequently used in daily English conversation

 

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