Intermediate – Core 3,000 (1500+ Terms)/
Intermediate Unit 6 [CEFR: B1]

Intermediate Unit 6 [CEFR: B1]

Total: 50 words

atmosphere

noun

the whole mass of air that surrounds the Earth or a mass of gases that surround a planet or star

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definite

adjective

clearly known, seen, stated, set or decided

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commercial

adjective

having to do with profit or the buying or selling of products or services

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grain

noun

a small, hard seed, especially the seed of a food plant such as wheat, corn, rye, oats, rice, or millet

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smooth

verb

to make something, such as cloth or hair, flat by moving your hands or a tool across it

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spoil

verb

to decay or lose freshness especially because of being kept too long

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analyze

verb

to study very closely and carefully

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bother

verb

to take the trouble to do something or to concern oneself with something

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ambition

noun

the desire or strength of mind to be successful, rich, powerful, etc.

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alternative

adjective

different from the usual, traditional, or expected

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chip

noun

a small piece of something removed in the course of chopping, cutting, or breaking a hard material such as wood or stone; the hole or mark made on the material where the small piece broke off

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balance

noun

the amount of money that is in a bank account or is owed after initial payments

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bite

noun

the small hole or wound made where a person, an animal, or an insect has cut or pierced you using the teeth, stinger, fang, etc.

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uncomfortable

adjective

causing or feeling slight pain or physical discomfort

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congress

noun

a formal meeting or assembly of representatives or experts who discuss important matters, make decisions, etc.

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leave

verb

to cause or allow to remain in the same place, condition, etc.

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wonder

noun

something or someone that is very surprising, unexpected, beautiful, or amazing

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reference

noun

a thing you say or write that mentions somebody or something else; also refers to the act of referring or consulting

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conclude

verb

to bring something to an end; to finish or terminate

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commit

verb

to do something typically harmful or illegal

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indicate

verb

to show that something is true or exists

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shadow

verb

to follow and observe closely sometimes in order to learn from them

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persuade

verb

to make someone decide to do or believe in something, especially by giving them good reasons or asking them to do it

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frame

verb

to set something up in line with one's tastes or goals

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campaign

verb

to work in an organized and active way toward a particular goal, typically a political or social one

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coach

verb

to train a person or a group and give them special instructions on what they should do or say in a particular situation, such as how to play a sport or improve a certain skill

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invest

verb

to use a resource like time or money in order to achieve something in the future like profit or success

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quality

noun

a distinctive attribute or characteristic possessed by someone or something

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atmosphere

noun

the feeling or mood that a place, activity, or event gives you

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substance

noun

a material or particular type of solid, liquid, or gas

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luxury

noun

the state of great comfort and extravagant living

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specific

adjective

detailed, exact, and clear

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frost

noun

a thin layer of ice that forms when the air becomes cold

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scan

verb

to look quickly but not very carefully at a document, etc.

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eventually

adverb

at a later time or in the end

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nuclear

adjective

denoting, relating to, powered by, or involving either the energy of atomic nuclei or the weapons that use this energy

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ban

noun

an official order that prohibits or prevents the use of something or stops something from being done

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destination

noun

the place to which a person or thing travels or is sent

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poverty

noun

the state of being poor

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tutor

noun

​a private teacher, especially one who teaches an individual student or a very small group

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injure

verb

to harm or damage, especially physically

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expand

verb

to become or to cause something to become larger in size, number, amount, reach, extent, etc.

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plot

noun

the main story of a play, novel, movie, etc.

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despite

preposition

used to show that something happened or is true although something else might have happened to prevent it

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concentrate

verb

to give all your attention to something and not think about anything else

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convince

verb

to make someone feel certain that something is true or to persuade someone to do something

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explosion

noun

a burst or blowing apart of something

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confident

adjective

complete assurance in one's self or one's ability to successfully do something

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race

noun

each of the major divisions of humankind, having distinct physical characteristics, or the fact of belonging to one of these groups

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fold

verb

to bend something so that one part is over another part

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