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Vocabulary Quiz
set off • bump into • communal
freezing • evacuation
  1. This room is . Turn on the heat .
  2. The TV is in the area.
  3. There was an emergency of the building .
  4. It is easy to friends at the local cafe.
  5. We for the island at dawn.
Comprehension Quiz
Answer the following questions about the interview.

1306 Surving the Wild

Mark talks about going into the wilderness and living alone and without modern comforts.

  • Script
  • Vocabulary
  • Speaking

Learn vocabulary from the lesson below.

set off


We set off in the morning to find our spot.

When you set off, you begin your trip. Notice the following:

  1. We set off for the mountain very early.
  2. We didn't set off until noon.



I walked out from the communal camp.

Communal means shared by everyone in a group. Notice the following:

  1. There is a communal kitchen in the dorm.
  2. The lobby is a communal area.

bump into


We wanted to make sure we didn't bump into them.

When you bump into someone one, you encounter them by chance. Notice the following:

  1. I bumped into my teacher at the mall.
  2. You'll never guess who I bumped into today.



It was freezing.

When something is very cold, we say it is freezing. Notice the following:

  1. This room is freezing.
  2. Your hands are freezing!



There was an evacuation order.

When there is an evacuation, everyone must leave an area. Notice the following:

  1. Because of the fire, there was an evacuation.
  2. After the game, everyone evacuated the stadium.

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