Monday 15th June: English vocabulary and pronunciation

China and India border dispute

Monday 15th June, 2020

1.1 - Vocabulary and pronunciation - Flashcards

Here is all the key vocabulary that you need for this week. Go through the flashcards and click the term to hear my pronunciation. Flip the card for the definition.


1.2 - Vocabulary and pronunciation - Learn

Work your way through the cards and questions twice to finish.


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2.1 - Pronunciation practice

1) Individual phonemic transcription of each word.

a bilateral agreement ə baɪˈlætərəl əˈgriːmənt 
a contention ə kənˈtɛnʃən 
a dispute ə dɪsˈpjuːt 
a nuclear power ə ˈnjuːklɪə ˈpaʊə 
a resolution ə ˌrɛzəˈluːʃən 
a skirmish ə ˈskɜːmɪʃ 
a terrain ə təˈreɪn 
adjacent əˈʤeɪsənt 
cordial ˈkɔːdiəl 
craggy ˈkrægi 
established ɪsˈtæblɪʃt 
flashpoints ˈflæʃpɔɪnts 
glacial ˈgleɪʃəl 
in accordance with ɪn əˈkɔːdəns wɪð 
nuclear power ˈnjuːklɪə ˈpaʊə 
pinpoint ˈpɪnpɔɪnt 
populous ˈpɒpjʊləs 
resolve rɪˈzɒlv 
shift ʃɪft 
Sino saɪnəʊ
take place teɪk pleɪs 
tension ˈtɛnʃən 
the Himalayas ðə ˌhɪməˈleɪəz 
tit-for-tat tɪt-fɔː-tæt

2.2 -  Say these terms out loud.

 

2.3 - Record your audio and send to WhatsApp

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1) You need to resolve this dispute.

2) Tit-for-tat attacks.

3) India is a populous nation.

4) There is a skirmish between the two nuclear powers.

5) There have been flashpoints along the border.

6) High in the Himalayas.

7) She is standing adjacent to the shop.

8) We had a cordial meeting.

9) In accordance with the bilateral agreements.

10) It is under contention.

11) It was established in 2019.

12) The glacial terrain is shifting.

13) It is a craggy mountain.

14) You need to pinpoint them on the map.

15) Both sides need to find a resolution.

 

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