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Vocabulary Quiz
connected • stumbled • accepted
anonymous • unpredictable • aspect
  1. That is one I did not think about.
  2. The letter was written by an person.
  3. We just across a great new shop.
  4. Fisherman feel to the sea.
  5. The weather is so this month.
  6. He was just into college.
Comprehension Quiz
Answer the following questions about the interview.

1318 Island Beauty vs City Fun

Mark and Sorie compare living in the city and on an island and what they prefer.

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connected to nature


We felt connected to nature.

When you are connected to nature, it is a part of your life. Notice the following:

  1. In the countryside, I feel connected to nature.
  2. You do not feel connected to nature in a big city.



I like the cultural aspects of it.

An aspect is one part of connected or similar things. Notice the following:

  1. Stretching is one aspect of fitness people overlook.
  2. Spending time with family is one aspect of a happy life.



They're so unpredictable.

If something is unpredictable, you are unsure how it will act in the future. Notice the following:

  1. The future is unpredictable.
  2. The market is very unpredictable. You do not know what it will do.

stumble across


We stumbled across a nice café.

When you stumble across something, you find it by accident. Notice the following:

  1. I stumbled across some old photos in the attic.
  2. We stumbled across a nice Thai restaurant.



You go in and you're anonymous.

When you are anonymous, people do not know whe you are. Notice the following:

  1. It is hard to be anonymous with social media these days.
  2. In the city, it is easy to be anonymous.

totally accepted


I was totally accepted.

When you are totally accepted, people support you within their group. Notice the following:

  1. I feel totally accepted at my new job.
  2. As a foreigner, I was never totally accepted.

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