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
being overweight, very fat
Obesity is a high percentage of body fat, whereas a physically fit individual has a low percentage of body fat.
expressing or dealing with facts or conditions as perceived without distortion by personal feelings, prejudices, or interpretations
Researcher Lu Wang, of the University of Minnesota, and colleagues say previous studies have shown that the fatty acid composition of the blood provides an objective estimate of the dietary intake of saturated fat for weeks to months before the sample is taken.
to impose as a duty or moral obligation
In different social situations, we are obligated to adjust our use of words to fit the occasion.
deviating from a square, circular, or spherical form by elongation in one dimension
The Earth was distorted into an oblong shape before it gravitationally rebounded
so objectionable as to bring out a feeling of extreme dislike
People with obnoxious personalities have difficulty in finding long -lasting friendships
something that impedes or prevents entry or passage
Concerning the method of natural association, it is learned when someone is faced with a memory obstacle that reminds him of something in the past, he can use that image.
something significant that happens
Landslides are a common occurrence in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
the act of attacking
Realizing that he could not wait for another Federal advance, Johnston began concentrating forces at Corinth, Mississippi, where he hoped to take the offensive and destroy General Grant ‘s Army of the Tennessee before it could be joined by General Don Carlos Buell ‘s Army of the Ohio.
an occurrence or phenomenon believed to portend a future event
In the decade before the Spanish arrived in Mexico, Aztec Emperor Montezuma II and his people were filled with a sense of foreboding. A series of evil omens had foretold of calamities to come. A fiery comet crossed the sky. The temple of Huitzilopochtli, the god of war, burst into flames. The Lake of Mexico boiled and rose, flooding into houses.
actually in process, continuing, progressing
One should never trust a single information source -stability evaluation is an ongoing process.
the initial stage of a developmental process; the act of attacking
Type II diabetes, which is adult onset diabetes, is reduced by regular exercise because it improves the regulation of blood glucose.
to make a choice; especially : to decide in favor of something
Home users who want an inexpensive system with decent graphics should opt for one of the older -generation NVidia GeForce3 cards.
of, relating to, or being objects that emit light in the visible range of frequencies
In 1936, Einstein calculated that an observer on Earth, given the correct line of sight, might see multiple images of a single, distant object—a cosmic optical illusion, so to speak.
a tendency to expect a favorable outcome or to dwell on hopeful aspects
An atmosphere of optimism and a promise of prosperity among the settlers of Chattanooga caused the city to prosper from 2,000 in 1865 to 12,000 in 1877.
not imposed on one by authority
It is learned that the writing process has a minimum of four stages and that there is an optional fifth stage of writing.
of or relating to the art of public speaking
As the boycott continued during 1956, King gained national prominence as a result of his exceptional oratorical skills and personal courage.
of or relating to a course, process, or journey that ends where it began or repeats itself
19th century astronomers made very careful observations of Mercury ‘s orbital parameters but could not adequately explain those using Newtonian mechanics.
something resembling a living thing in its complexity of structure or functions
Researchers have learned that many different organisms can be conditioned to respond to practically any stimuli such as lights, sounds, or tastes.
to have as one's home, place, or origin
Sulfates, which originate primarily in coal fired power plants, started rising around 1900.
the act of furnishing with decorations
Even department stores in some non -Christian countries are decorated with ornaments during the Christmas season.
to move back and forth with a steady rhythm
There is a special critical initial strength such that the field cannot decide whether to evaporate away or collapse to form a black hole. Instead it oscillates increasingly rapidly, performing an infinite number of oscillations in a finite time.
relating to the diffusion through a semi -permeable membrane typically separating a
solvent and a solution that tends to equalize their concentrations Since saltwater fishes have blood with a lower concentration of salts than the surrounding seawater, osmotic pressure tends to force water out of the body fluids and to raise the internal salt concentration.
something brought about by a cause
This outcome is a reflection of strong sense of solidarity within the corporate peasant community, also apparent in the tendency for almost every man to remain within his village over his lifetime.
to make or become no longer in use; of a style or method formerly in style
Several outdated theories about the cause of autism have been proven to be false.
the act of being in a state of motion, as air moving away from something
The strength of the rain cooled outflow from the mountain storms is critical to downstream mesoscale convective system development.
one that is unconventional or rebellious ; a lawless person or a fugitive from the law
Gov. Bill Richardson scheduled a news conference Tuesday to detail how the state will aid an investigation launched by Lincoln County, where the Old West outlaw made a dramatic escape from custody 122 years ago.
a security detachment thrown out by a main body of troops to protect it from enemy surprise; an outlying or frontier settlement
In addition to its African possessions, Carthage held a number of outposts on the Spanish mainland.
reaching out or extending
The Center for Earth and Planetary Studies (CEPS) is the scientific research unit within the Collections and Research Department of the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution. CEPS performs original research and outreach activities on topics covering planetary science, terrestrial geophysics, and the remote sensing of environmental change.
From the outset, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter -day Saints was a missionary church.
to be greater or better than
Even though the train is not the preferred method of transportation in the United States, in Europe it can compete with the airlines and cars, and in some cases even outstrip them, as the most popular way to travel from one country to another.
toward or on the outside; in regard to external appearance or action
Some people with mental disorders have a tendency toward self -persecution, self- sabotage, and even violence (both self -inflicted and outwardly directed).
to make up for the defects of
The evolutionary selective advantages for language must have been very large to outweigh such a disadvantage.
sold lawfully without prescription
The names of all medicines you are currently taking, including both over-the-counter and prescription medication as well as any dietary supplements. It is important for your doctor to know this information in order to prescribe the medicine that will be the most helpful.
to feed on growing herbage, attached algae, or phytoplankton to the point of damaging vegetation cover
The problem is one of environmental degradation; the land is overgrazed and the kangaroos themselves suffer pretty badly once all the food is gone for them.
lying on or over
Tsunamis can be generated when the sea floor abruptly deforms and vertically displaces the overlying water.
occupying a more elevated or superior position; dominating
The court emphasized that race cannot be the overriding factor, but a majority acknowledged a broad social value in encouraging all races to learn and work together.
to turn or cause to turn from a vertical or horizontal position
The Vikings quickly overturned the boats and killed all but one Indian, who was able to get away.
convincingly so as to have little doubt
The evidence seems to overwhelmingly state that there is indeed a critical period by which learning must commence in order to afford the learner the chance to achieve native like capabilities.
on account of; as a result of, through
The scientific question is whether the chimps’ abilities are homologous to human language -that is, whether the two systems show the same basic organization owing to descent from a single system in their common ancestor.