Learn English Vocabulary – Most Common Words in English – Lesson 20

In this free English vocabulary video lesson you’ll learn the most common English words and phrases for everyday life with the help of carefully chosen pictures and example sentences frequently used in daily English conversation – affair, affect, affection, affectionate and affectionately.


affair /əˈfeər/     noun

  1. a happening or event

e.g.    Thanksgiving is always a big family affair.

   The wedding was a very grand affair.

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  1. affairs matters connected with private or public life, as in personal affairs or business affairs

e.g.    Alice took care of her father’s financial affairs.

   Dad never really talked to us about his business affairs.

Alice took care of her father's financial affairs - The best way to improve English vocabulary & speaking- Learn the most common words in English with pictures, basic English


affect /əˈfekt/     verb (affects, affecting, affected)

influence or change someone or something

e.g.    Smoking can affect your health.

   The drug affects different people in different ways.

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affection /əˈfekʃn/     noun (no plural)

the feeling of loving or liking someone or something

e.g.    Sarah has great affection for her mother.

   John has a lot of affection for his puppy.

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affectionate /əˈfekʃənət/     adjective


e.g.    She gave him an affectionate hug.

   Frank is very affectionate toward his children.

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affectionately /əˈfekʃənətli/     adverb

e.g.    She smiled at her child affectionately.

   Jane kissed the top of her son’s head affectionately.

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