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Assess   [v]

/ əses /


1. To make a judgment about a person or situation after thinking carefully about it SYN judge 

assess the impact/extent/effectiveness etc of something 

>>a report to assess the impact of advertising on children 

assess what/how etc 

>>The technique is being tried in classrooms to assess what effects it may have. 

be assessed as something 

>>Many of the adults were assessed as having learning difficulties. 

2. To calculate the value or cost of something 

be assessed at something 

>>The value of the business was assessed at £1.25 million. 

+ Ước định, ấn định, đánh giá


Curriculum  [n]

/ kə'rɪkjʊləm /



- The subjects that are taught by a school, college etc, or the things that are studied in a particular subject:  

>>Languages are an essential part of the school curriculum. 

+ Chương trình giảng dạy


Discipline [v,n]

/ dɪsɪplən /



1. To punish someone in order to keep order and control:  

>>The officers were later disciplined. 

2. To teach someone to obey rules and control their behaviour :  

>>Different cultures have different ways of disciplining their children. 


+ Rèn luyện, kỷ luật

+ Sự rèn luyện, sự thi hành kỷ luất



Enrich [v]

/ ɪn'rɪtʃ /


1. To improve the quality of something, especially by adding things to it:  

>>Education can greatly enrich your life . 

2. To make someone richer 

— enrichment  noun

— enriched  adjective :  

+ Nâng cao chất lượng, làm giàu cho ai đó



Extraordinary   [adj]

/ ɪk'strɔ:rdneri / 


1. Very unusual or surprising:  

It took an extraordinary amount of work. 

extraordinary thing to do/say/happen 

What an extraordinary thing to do! 

2. Very much greater or more impressive than usual SYN incredible :  

an extraordinary talent 

+ Khác thường, lạ thường, đặc biết


Inquisitive  [adj]

/  ɪn'kwɪzɪtɪv / 


1. Asking too many questions and trying to find out too many details about something or someone:  

>>I’d have asked more questions, but I didn’t want to seem inquisitive. 

2. Interested in a lot of different things and wanting to find out more about them :  

>>a cheerful, inquisitive little boy 

— inquisitively  adverb 

— inquisitiveness  noun

+ Tính tò mò, tính tọc mạch



Interpretation  [n]

 / ɪntɜprɪ'teɪʃən/


- The way in which someone explains or understands an event, information, someone’s actions etc:  

One possible interpretation is that they want you to resign. 

It’s difficult to  put  an accurate  interpretation on  (= explain) the survey results. 

+ Sự giải thích, sự làm sáng tỏ



Peer [n] 

/ pɪə / 


- Your peers are the people who are the same age as you, or who have the same type of job, social class etc:  

American children did less well in math than their peers in Japan. 

Staff members are trained by their peers. → peer group, peer pressure 


+ Người cùng địa vị, người ngang hàng


Profound  [adj]

/ prəfaʊnd /


1. Having a strong influence or effect 

profound effect/influence/impact/consequence etc 

>>The mother’s behaviour has a profound impact on the developing child. 

2. Showing strong serious feelings SYN deep:  

>>a profound sense of guilt 

3. Showing great knowledge and understanding SYN deep:  

>>Jenner is a profound thinker. 

— profoundly  adverb:  

+ Sâu thẳm, sâu xắc, đòi hỏi suy nghĩ



Remedial  [adj]

/ rɪmidiəl /


1. Remedial course/class/teacher etc  a special course etc that helps students who have difficulty learning something 

2. Intended to cure a problem with someone’s health:  

>>remedial mental health therapies 

+ (Thuộc) sự điều trị

+ Dành cho các học viên chậm hiểu  


Simultaneous [adj]

/ sɪməl'teɪniəs /



- Things that are simultaneous happen at exactly the same time :  

simultaneous with 

The withdrawal of British troops should be simultaneous with that of US forces. 

— simultaneously  adverb:  

+ đồng thời


Sophisticated  [n]

/ sə'fɪstɪkeɪtəd / 



1. Having a lot of experience of life, and good judgment about socially important things such as art, fashion etc:  

>>Clarissa’s hair was swept up into a sophisticated style. 

2. A sophisticated machine, system, method etc is very well designed and very advanced, and often works in a complicated way :  

>>a highly sophisticated weapons system 

3. Having a lot of knowledge and experience of difficult or complicated subjects and therefore able to understand them well:  

>>British voters have become much more sophisticated. 

— sophistication  noun

+ Tinh vi, phức tạp

+ Thạo đời, sành điệu