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Vocabulary Quiz
quieten • sloppy • slushy
mild • MED
  1. We took a cruise around the .
  2. His work was very .
  3. We are having weather.
  4. The snow got when it warmed up.
  5. A bad joke will a room.
Comprehension Quiz
Answer the following questions about the interview.
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1311 Sun vs Snow

Amy and Paul talk about where they would love to live and why it appeals to them.

  • Script
  • Vocabulary
  • Speaking

Learn vocabulary from the lesson below.

quiten

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It quietens everything.

To quieten means to make something quite or calm. Notice the following:

  1. His presesence could quiten a room.
  2. Her rude comment quitened the the discussion.

slushy

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It gets so slushy and sloppy.

Slushy refers to partially melted snow or blended ice. Notice the following:

  1. My frappaccino is getting slushy.
  2. After the sun comes out, the snow gets slushy.

sloppy

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It gets so slushy and sloppy.

Sloppy means not tidy or neat. Notice the following:

  1. He has sloppy handwriting.
  2. He was fired for sloppy work.

mild

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The winters are probably quite mild.

Mild usually means not too hot or not too cold. Notice the following:

  1. Most people like to live in mild climates.
  2. This chili sauce is quite mild.

Med

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It’s in the Med.

Here, 'Med' is short for Mediterranean. It can also be short for Medical. 'Meds' is short for medicine. Notice the following:

  1. We took a cruise around the Med. (Mediterranean)
  2. He works in the Med Department. (Medical)
  3. He needs to take his meds. (medicine)

Speaking Challenge

Answer these questions about the vocabulary.

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