Vocabulary: Unit 1(from Reading Explorer 3)

Vocabulary: Unit 1


1A PLANET FOOTBALL

  • association: An association is an official group of people who have the same job, aim, or interest.
  • brand : A brand usually refers to a type of product that is made by a certain company and is known by many people.
  • immigrant: An immigrant is a person who has come to live in a country from another country.
  • Balkans: The Balkans is a region in southeastern Europe that includes Albania, Bosnia, and Croatia.
  • prominent: Someone or something that is prominent is important and well-known.
  • FIFA: FIFA is the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (French for International Federation of Association Football). It is the international governing organization of soccer.


1B WHAT MAKES AN OLYMPIC CHAMPION?

  • elite: Elite refers to the most powerful, rich, or talented people within a particular group.
  • fibers: Fibers are thin, thread-like pieces of flesh that make up the muscles in your body.
  • lactate: Lactate is a substance produced by your muscles when you have been exercising a lot.
  • oxygen: Oxygen is a colorless gas in the air that is needed by all plants and animals.
  • compliment: If you compliment someone, you say something polite to them to show that you like their appearance, or approve of what they have done.
  • splash: A splash is the sound made when something hits water or falls into it.
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