Stories (Part 2) | Intermediate Vocabulary

Talking about Stories in English

Storytelling is an art form that goes all the way back to the beginning of mankind. In this topic, learn some of the phrases that can help you be a storyteller.

Learn 14 more words for storytelling

Use these flashcards to learn the meaning of the terms for this unit. You can also practice the pronunciation by listening to the audio on each card.

Practice Exercises for Storytelling Vocabulary

Exercise 1 – Play this game to review the vocabulary

Exercise 2 – Practice using the vocabulary in context

Exercise 3 – Listening activity

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Vocabulary Quiz

Let us review the vocabulary terms for storytelling

TermPart of speechDefinition
apologizeverbto express regret for doing or saying something
argumentnouna statement or series of statements for or against something
demandnouna forceful statement in which you say that something must be done or given to you
disagreeverb to have a different opinion
due tophraserequired or expected to happen
fortunatelyadverbused to say that something good or lucky has happened
interrupt verbto ask questions or say things while another person is speaking
lienounan intentionally false statement
no wayphraseunder no circumstances; not at all.
Oh my gosh!phrasephrase used to express surprise or shock
out loudphraseenough to be heard
suggestverb to mention as a possible thing to be done
let (someone) knowphraseto inform, to give information
informverbto give information to (someone)