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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.
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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

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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.

communal

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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

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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.

freezing

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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!

evacuation

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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.

Answer these questions related to the lesson.

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