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gist

the gist of sth is the general meaning but not all the details

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text

the written part of a book, newspaper,etc

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recognize(v)

recognition(n)

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go through sth

read sth carefully from beginning to end

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identify sth

recognize sth and decide what it is

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guess sth

give an answer to sth without being sure of the facts. guess(n)

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context

the words before and after the new word or phrase that help you to understand the meaning

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keep a record of sth

write sth down to help you remember it. record sth(v)

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make a note of sth

write sth down quickly to help you remember it

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construction

the way words are used together in a sentence.construct sth( v)

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translation(n)

translate sth (v)

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opposite of formal, formality(n)

informal . informality( n)

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repeat sth

repetition(n)

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explain sth

make sth clear or easy to understand. explanation(n)

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pronounce sth

make the sound of a word or letter. pronunciation (n)

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opportunity

chance

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experiment with sth

try sth to see what result it has

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make mistakes

NOT do mistakes

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revise sth

study sth again (you do revision)

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method

a way of doing sth

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work

get or have the result you want.
example: do what works for you.

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conversation

a talk between two or more people

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have a chat with sb

friendly informal conversation. chat( v)

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discussion about sth

when you talk about sth seriously. (discuss sth v)

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argument

a discussion in which people disagree, often angrily.