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
leading the life of a person or animal without a fixed home; moving from place to place
To survive the ice ages, man learned to anticipate and to adapt to the habits of animals, including their wandering migrations.
There are reports that several hundred innocent civilians have been killed in fighting in and around Monrovia and of wanton destruction of property and widespread looting.
manufactured articles; goods
Because there was a colonial preference for imported wares and because there were bad economic conditions, the glass business of Caspar Wistar failed in 1774.
to be proper or sufficient occasion for
When conditions warranted, gold and silver miners arrived in California.
trying attentively to avoid danger, risk, or error
People wary of aggressive drivers make good defensive drivers who are less likely to have an accident.
lower than normal in strength or concentration due to a mixture
Once all the "good stuff" is removed from the small intestine, our gut passes the indigestible watery gruel that is left to the colon.
to become unsure or begin to change from a previous opinion
Although he never wavered in his devotion to colonial rights and early committed himself to independence as an unwelcome last resort, Adams ‘s innate conservatism made him determined in 1770 that the British soldiers accused of the Boston Massacre receive a fair hearing.
a transmission of sound and images (as of an event) via the World Wide Web
She also answered questions during a live webcast from children around the world.
of, relating to, or constituting the class of salaried employees whose duties do not call for the wearing of work clothes or protective clothing
More white-collar workers would lose eligibility due to new language that redefines what qualifies as professional, executive and administrative work.
without discrimination; having no particular pattern, purpose, organization, or structure
The wholesale evolutionary restructuring of some reptiles over a period of thousand of years equipped the new animals to escape their predators and to find food more easily.
existing or happening in many places, or affecting many people
Earlier studies of firefighter mortality that did not identify brain cancer as a cause of death were done before the widespread introduction of plastics in the 1950s.
to exert one's authority
Yet he wielded political power virtually to the end, prevailing upon President Bush to appoint his 29 year old son, Strom Jr., as U.S. Attorney in South Carolina in 2001.
a building with a set of wind driven revolving sails or blades attached to the site of its roof that drive a grinding machine inside
In more modern times in the United States, windmills were erected as the West was developed during the late 19th century.
to destroy completely: annihilate
On the other hand, the general public in developing countries has a host of other problems than the possibility that a large bolides could wipe out mankind
the act of taking money from a bank account, or the amount of money taken out
That a withdrawal of $35,000 was made after his wife ‘s murder is evidence that the suspect is a flight risk.
the use of supernatural powers to influence or predict events
It was once believed that witchcraft and wizardry was practiced among some of the citizens of Salem, Massachusetts.
Home buying has jumped as borrowing costs plummet, providing support to a wobbly economy.
a condition of deep suffering from misfortune, affliction, or grief
An economist at Fannie Mae, the top source of U.S. housing finance, said accounting woes at the second largest such financing source, Freddie Mac, had little impact on mortgage lending over the last week.
to cause or inflict an injury to the body (as from violence, accident, or surgery) that involves laceration or breaking of a membrane (as the skin) and usually damage to underlying tissues
In a surprise attack, Little Turtle ‘s forces killed or wounded about 900 American soldiers.
something-usually made of some type of plant-intertwined into a circular shape
The Russian president also visited Westminster Abbey where he laid a wreath on the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.
broken and disordered parts or material from something
One man died in the wreckage of a flattened workshop and seven other people were injured in Deshler, about 75 miles southwest of Lincoln near the Kansas line
a state of prolonged anguish and privation
That many poets such as Edgar Allen Poe suffered wretchedness beyond anyone ‘s imagination served as inspiration for their verses.
to squeeze or twist especially so as to make dry or to extract moisture or liquid; to extract or obtain by or as if by twisting and compressing
The rule would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, which were the first law preventing employers from wringing 60-hour work weeks from their rank -and -file without compensation.