Чтение текстов помогает в изучении английского языка, позволяет расширить словарный запас.
орфографический словари русского языка, большие словари синонимов и антонимов русского языка онлайн. (написание и толкование слов; подбор синонимов и антонимов), словари пословиц и поговорок , словари крылатых выражений и фразеологизмов
Основной словарный запас изучающих английский язык:■ Список слов, входящих в топ 1000,2000,3000, наиболее употребляемых слов,
согласно Longman Communication 3000 ?,
в разговорном английском: 1-я тыс., 2-я тыс., 3-я тыс., полный список;
в письменном английском: 1-я тыс., 2-я тыс., 3-я тыс., полный список;
■ Список наиболее употребляемых слов в академических текстах
на английском языке "The Academic Word List" ? (1451 слово)
■ Список наиболее употребляемых слов в разговорном и письменном
английском языке согласно "New General Service List" ?
(2818 общеупотребительных слов)
■ The Oxford 3000 words list.?
■ Англо-русский синонимический словарь ■ Англо-русские, русско-английские тематические словари (кулинария,авиа,футбол,экономика,общий,...)
■ Русские и английские пословицы и поговорки
■ 200 Words of Intermediate TOEFL iBT Vocabulary ■ 1500 Words of Advanced TOEFL iBT Vocabulary
to load, to pile on, as burden or freight
For the next topic of our lecture today, the cost analysis of a proper prescribed burn and the cost of battling a blaze in the load fuel laden forests needs to be considered to see which method is more economically feasible given the tight budgetary constraints with which the government has to operate.
a crying out in grief; complaint
In a world where there is a common lament that there are no more heroes, too often cynicism and despair are perceived as evidence of the death of moral courage.
gain, secure: land a job
Mary Blake arrived in San Francisco and landed work as a singer at the Paradise Hotel, a gambling hall owned by Blackie Norton.
to set or put on shore from a ship
The landings from the world ‘s wild capture fisheries have continued to decline since reaching a peak of 112 million metric tons (mmt) in 1995.
downward and outward movement of soil and rock
The big earthquake of 1906 set off dozens of large landslides in the Santa Cruz Mountains, some of which claimed human lives.
the immature, wingless, and often vermiform feeding form that hatches from the egg of many insects
After mosquito eggs hatch, the larvae hang from the surface film and get air through tubes that break the water ‘s surface at the tail ends of their bodies.
relating to a young child of working parents who must spend part of the day unsupervised as at home
Nearly 10.6 million children were being raised by full time stay at home moms last year, up 13 percent in a little less than a decade. Experts credit the economic boom, the cultural influence of America ‘s growing Hispanic population and the entry into parenthood of a generation of latchkey kids.
of, at, toward, or from the side or sides
If done properly, the taping of the lateral ligament will immobilize the knee structure to prevent further injury.
freedom of action or choice
Even though some jobs have defined salary ranges, hiring managers generally have some latitude to negotiate within that predetermined range based on a number of different factors.
after the first
In two further Italian journeys, he wrote two more operas for Milan, Ascanio in Alba (1771) and Lucio Silla (1772). In 1772, Archbishop von Schrattenbach died, to be succeeded by Hieronymus von Colloredo. The latter, at first sympathetic to the Mozart, later became irritated by Wolfgang ‘s prolonged absences and stubborn ways.
to go about the initial step of doing something
Although several successful mining ventures were launched, much of the hype was bogus.
the recipient of honor or recognition for achievement in an art or science
The Inamori Foundation announced the laureates of its 19th Annual Kyoto Prizes, international awards presented to people who have contributed significantly to mankind ‘s betterment in the categories of Advanced Technology, Basic Science, and Arts and Philosophy.
honor or distinction
After his triumphant victory, the military commander recovered his laurels.
matter flowing from a volcano that solidifies as it cools
Hawaii ‘s volcanoes are typically characterized by the relatively quiet outflow of very fluid lava and by sometimes spectacular lava fountains.
action through which matter passes accidentally in or out of something
Leakage from swimming pools can be a sign of an unstable slope.
having little flesh or fat on the body
Body Composition is the comparable amounts of fat and lean body tissue found in the body.
resembling or having the appearance of animal skins dressed for use such as for wallets, clothes, shoes, etc.
The wings of pterosaurs, which were somewhat similar to the wings of bats, were made of thin, leathery skin stretched across slender bones.
Professor Jones ‘s History exams are legendary for failing students.
governmental body in a country which passes laws
The Vermont Supreme Court ordered its state legislature to come up with a system providing same -sex couples with traditional marriage benefits and protections.
the fruit or seed of leguminous plants (as peas or beans) used for food
Vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, unrefined cereals, olive oil, cheese and yogurt are eaten most days, as is fish.
one who compiles dictionaries
Here ‘s a definition for the lexicographers — A region consisting of one or more historic central cities surrounded by cities and towns which have a shared identification, function as a single zone for trade, commerce and communication, and are characterized by social, economic and environmental interdependence.
a sexual relationship prohibited by law
He had one daughter, Isabel, from his liaison with Ana de Villafranca.
an oscillation- a single swing as of an oscillating body -from one extreme limit to the other
In the apparent aspect of a secondary body as a planet or a satellite as seen from the primary object around which it revolves libration in longitude enables observers on Earth to see one edge or the other of the far side of the moon.
flash of bright light produced by an electrical discharge between clouds or between clouds and the ground
Currently the policy in parks such as Yellowstone is to allow natural fires started by lightning to continue.
very probable; strong or distinct possibility
Tucker and Crook used the Pennsylvania State University/NCAR mesoscale model to simulate convection (showers and thunderstorms) and to test how different modes of mountain convection affect the likelihood of mesoscale convective systems formation downstream.
a place or state of neglect or oblivion; an intermediate or transitional place or state; a state of uncertainty
Finding a community of people who understand what you ‘re going through is an essential component of getting through what Case calls limbo land.
a scientist who studies life in fresh water
Limnologists recognize that the problems of life in running water and still water contrast.
a group of people sharing common ancestry
The advantage of lineage endogamy in Turkey is the imposition of a bride price lower than those in contracts involving more distant social bonds.
to stop temporarily and remain, as if reluctant to leave
The effects of a cold can linger on for as long as three weeks.
to unite or be united in a relationship
There are also mixed results of studies linking bladder cancer and firefighting.
ability to read and write; or to have proficiency in something
During the job search, sociology graduates should stress their work and internship experience, analytical skills, oral and written communication skills, computer literacy, and knowledge of statistics and research design.
taking words in their basic sense without metaphor or allegory
Dr. Martin Luther King resented religious emotionalism and questioned literal interpretations of scripture; he nevertheless greatly admired black social gospel proponents such as his father who saw the church as a instrument for improving the lives of African Americans.
well-informed about literature
In January 1925, Faulkner moved to New Orleans and fell in with a literary crowd which included Sherwood Anderson (author of Winesburg, Ohio) and centered around The Double Dealer, a literary magazine whose credits include the first published works of Hart Crane, Ernest Hemingway, Robert Penn Warren, and Edmund Wilson.
extending to a great height
When feeding in a field, crows usually post a sentinel on a lofty perch to sound a warning if any danger should approach.
Recent research has shown that regular exercise and a healthy lifestyle can increase longevity.
angular distance east or west from the prime meridian
At some longitudes the observer would see the Sun rise and then gradually increase in apparent size as it slowly moved toward the zenith. At that point the Sun would stop, briefly reverse course, and stop again before resuming its path toward the horizon and decreasing in apparent size.
of long duration
There has been a longstanding tradition to divide early history into periods according to the hard materials such as stone, cooper, bronze, and iron, from which cutting tools and weapons were made.
to be imminent -about to occur at any moment, being or occurring in the time ahead
At no time has this enormous growth of medical costs loomed larger as a social question than now.
a means of escape; especially : an ambiguity or omission in the text through which the intent of a statute, contract, or obligation may be evaded
Consumer advocates have worried that the list would be laden with loopholes without the support of the FCC, which oversees the nation ‘s telephone system.
one who seizes and carries away by force especially in war
The cases were not found until last week because the basement of the bank was flooded, possibly deliberately by bank officials as a way to protect the treasures from looters.
to depart from reality; to not have regular contact with someone or something
Most people have observed mild dissociative episodes in which they lose touch with their surroundings.
lacking dexterity and grace in physical movement
Tom Keith, although a lumbering sort of character, is quite effective as a steel worker.
the natural emission of light by an insect or animal
Most of the squid on which whales prey are luminescent.
to beguile or draw into a wrong or foolish course of action
As a way to lure their prey, coyotes will often act playful to small dogs and cats.
the act of putting a person to death without a legal trial
Ironically, the practice of lynching got its name from William Lynch, who was a law -abiding citizen.
something likened to verse, as in form or style
Her gift in lyricism is what has helped her to successfully write pop -music songs.