1. Aspects of vocabulary learning; 2. Word formation; 2.1. Abbreviation and acronyms ID, FAQ, o.n.o.; 2.2. Prefixes creating new meanings over-, cross-, e-; 2.3. Suffixes: productive suffixes and word classes - free, -proof, -esque; 2.4. Word-building and word-blending biodegradable, cybercafé, guesstimate; 2.5. Global contact and language enrichment loan word, roster, intelligentsia; 2.6. Similar but different: words easily confused series/serial, moist/damp; 3. Work and study; 3.1. At work: colleagues and routines flexi-time, freelance, job-share; 3.2. At work: career and promotion drive, perks, glass, ceiling; 3.3. Business 1 telemarketing, niche market, entrepreneurship; 3.4. Business 2 submit a tender, default on a payment; 3.5. Cramming for success: study and academic work rote-learning, assignment, deadine; 3.6. Education: debates and issues elitism, league tables, the three Rs; 4. People and relationship; 4.1. Talking about yourself diligent, shrewd, sagacious; 4.2. Relationships: positive aspects infatuated, amiable, kindred spirits; 4.3. Relationships: problems disloyal, unsupportive, family feud; 4.4. Passions: reactions and emotions conciliate, repture, blissful; 4.5. Feelings: antipathies and aversions abhorrence, loathing, fickle; 4.6. Observing others: appearance and mannerisms lanky, grimace, pout; 4.7. Obsevring others: character traits impulsive, diffident, gullible; 4.8. Birth and death: from cradle to grave Caesarean section, obituaries, mourning; 5. Leisure and lifestyle; 5.1. Free time: relaxions and leisure time-consuming, dabbler, shopaholic; 5.2. All the rage: clothes and fashion frumpy, dressed to kill, without frills; 5.3. Homestyle, lifestyle granny flat, minimalism, household word; 5.4. Socialising and networking housewarming, hobnob, clique, 5.5. The performance arts: reviews and critiques hackneyed, typecast, rendition; 5.6. The plastic arts philistinism, impenetrable, tongie-in-cheek; 5.7. Talking about books chronicle, memoirs, compulsive reading; 5.8. We are we eat wholesome, GM, unsavoury; 5.9. Dinner's on me: entertaining and eating out sweet tooth, calories-conscious, teetotal; 6. Travel; 6.1. On the road: traffic and driving hit-and-run, road rage, tailback; 6.2. Travel and accommodation deluxe, charter, half-board; 6.3. Tourism back to nature, eco-tourism, discerning; 7. The environment; 7.1. Describing the world paddy field, prairies, migrant; 7.2. Weather and climate clammy, sweltering, snowed under; 7.3. Buildings im petaphors glass ceiling, tower of strength, hey to success; 7.4. Animals ad birds rodent, herbivore, fur trade; 7.5. Environment and conservation andangered, fossil fuels, pristine; 8. Society and institutions; 8.1. Here to help: service encounters obliging, shoddy, on hold; 8.2. Authorities: customs and police sniffer dog, on-the-spot fine, drug squad; 8.3. World views: ways of thinking bigit, assumption, tenet; 8.4. Festivals in their cultural context renewal, commemorate, raucous; 8.5. Talking about languages Germanic, syntax, pictograms, 8.6. History usurp power, feudal, serf; 8.7. Poverty: the haves and the hae nots malnutrion, GDP, destitute; 8.8. British politics lobbyist, petition, grievance; 8.9. The language of law impeach, embezzle, overturn a verdict; 8.10. War and peace deterrent, hostilities, biological warfare; 8.11. Economy and finance debt, senctions, devaluation; 8.12. Personal finance: balancing your books strapped for cash, broke, golden handshake; 9. The media; 9.1. The media: print agony aunt, flyer, pamphlet; 9.2. The media: Internet and e-mail chat room, browse, cookie; 9.3. Adwertising rock-bottom prices state-of-the-art, trailers; 9.4. The news: gathering and delivering column inch, sound bite, hot off the press; 10. Health; 10.1. Health and illness 1 go down with, hepatistis, typhoid; 10.2. Health ad illness 2 aches and pains, nauseous, acupuncture; 10.3. Health and illness 3 side effects, jaundiced view, prognosis; 10.4. Diet, sport and fitness; 11. Technology; 11.1. Aspects of industrialization low-tech, subsidies, lame duck; 11.2. Technology and its impact PDA, biotechnology, ergonomics; 11.3. Future visions virtual reality, e-commerce, gene therapy; 12. Basic concepts; 12.1. Space: expanse and confinement rambling, poky, labyrinth; 12.2. Time: sequence and duration donkey's years, over the hill, fleeting; 12.3. Motion: nuances of pace and movement hobble, trudge, stream; 12.4. Manner: behavior and body language mind your Ps and Qs, etiquette, twitch; 12.5. Sound: from noise to silence noiseless, deafening, wail; 12.6. Weight and density unwieldy, congeal, impervious; 12.7. Colour: range and intensity ginger, pastel, grey cells; 12.8. Speed pop, scuttle, rocket; 12.9. Cause and effect generate, spark off, bring about; 12.10. Comparision and contrast affinity, disparate, discrete; 12.11. Difficulties, dilemmas and hitches glitch, grueling, in a fix; 12.12. Modality: expressing facts, opinions, desires the odds are, expedient, compulsory; 12.13. Number: statistics ans assessing quanity IQ, aggregate, round down; 13. Functional vocabulary; 13.1. Permission and prohibition acquiesce, veto, outlaw; 13.2. Complaining and protesting grouse, whinge, find fault; 13.3. Apologising, forgiving and reconciliation alibi, remorse, exonerate; 13.4. Complimenting and praising laud, flatter, obsequious; 13.5. Promises and bets vow, pledge, have a flutter; 13.6. Reminiscences, disagreement and compromise tally, rift, concession; 13.7. Academic writing 1 infer, disort, append; 13.8. Academic writing 2 reiterate, epitomize, allude; 13.9. Writing: stye and format doodle, block capitals, bullet; 13.10. Lexical strategies for speaking thingummy, umpteen, a touch of; 13.11. Speech: style and articulation shriek, lis, slur; 13. 12. Vague language expressions smattering, more or less, or whatever; 14. Idioms and phrasal verbs; 14.1. Types of idiom have second thoughts, in the dark, stumbling block; 14.2. Idioms for situations up and running, a complete shambles, as clear as mud; 14.3. Idioms that comment on people 1 sot apo, the brains behind, on cloud nine; 14.4. Idioms that comment on people 2 a rought diamond, a dark horse, at loggerheads; 14.5. Idioms that comment on stories and reports out of the blue, famous last words, small world; 14.6. Phrasal verbs 1 stand back from, stand in for, stand up for; 14.7. Phrasal verbs 2 slog away, pelt down, bottle out; 14.8. Phrasal verbs 3 miss out on, branch out, bubble over with; 15. Aspects of variation; 15.1. Divided by a common language: American and British English kitty-corner, deplane, faucet; 15.2. Other Englishes: diversity and variety craic, beauty, shroff; 15.3. Language and gender spokesperson, butch, effeminate; 15.4. Language of age and social class oik, wireless, luncheon; 15.5. Newspaper headline language crackdown, louts, besiege. [JR]
1. This is a boy, that is a girl; 2. It is Mr. Johnson; 3. That is Joan's dogů; 4. Rick isn't a student; 5. Are those pens?; 6. Andy's room; 7. The Johnson's garden; 8. The Johnsons in the Garden; 9. Mrs Johnson is laying the table; 10. Sue is having some friends; 11. Some conversations; 12. Alice is the prettiest girl; 13. Mr Johnson is mending the fence; 14. Ian's study; 15. Phil and Ian; 16. Breakfast; 17. Mr smith; 18. A busy man; 19. Where is the pen?; 20. The tiger and the young lady; 21. A London street; 22. Ian's ill; 23. Who's Ian?; 24. At Phil's; 25. In a café; 26. In the bathroom; 27. A young man is always polite; 28. Before the lecture; 29. The phone call; 30. In the park; 31. A conversation; 32. Gossiping; 33. Dining out; 34. Spelling; 35. Politeness; 36. Mr Johnson's house I; 37. The hall; 38. Mr Johnson's House II; 39. Tea in the lounge; 40. A quarrel in the nursery; 41. On the way back; 42. A country dog and a city dog; 43. Shopping; 44. In the reading room; 45. Steve's dream; 46. Letter writing; 47. A lesson about Scotland; 48. A lesson about Scotland II; 49. A Quiz about London I; 50. A quiz about London II; 51. Space flights; 52. Learning languages the easy way; 53. Greyhound racing.