Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Beginner Deck 1

Beginner Deck 1

Total: 20 words

noisy

adjective

full of noise; loud

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apple

noun

a hard round fruit that has red, light green, or yellow skin and is white inside (or the tree from which this fruit comes)

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clever

adjective

(of a person) bright and able to learn, understand, or devise things quickly; mentally bright; having sharp or quick intelligence; witty

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recipe

noun

a set of instructions on how to cook a particular dish or type of food

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cinema

noun

a building in which films are shown

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lab

noun

laboratory; a place to do scientific experiments

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blank

adjective

without any writing, print, mark, or recorded sound

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memorize

verb

to study something so that you remember it

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jazz

noun

a type of American music known for its energetic beat and parts that musicians make up as they go along

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pardon

verb

to forgive; to accept an excuse for

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minus

preposition

used to indicate the number or amount being subtracted from another

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kilometer

noun

a unit for measuring distance equal to 1,000 metres

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insect

noun

a small creature with six legs and a body divided into three parts

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snake

noun

a reptile with a long, thin body, no arms or legs, and many of which have a poisonous bite

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monkey

noun

a primate that is closely related to apes and humans, with a long tail and usually lives in trees

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biology

noun

the scientific study of the life and structure of plants and animals

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chemistry

noun

the scientific study of the structure of substances, how they react when combined or in contact with one another, and how they behave under different conditions

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physics

noun

the scientific study of matter and energy and the relationships between them, including the study of forces, heat, light, sound, electricity and the structure of atoms

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incredible

adjective

impossible or very difficult to believe

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architect

noun

someone who designs structures and supervises their construction

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