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The Environment | Intermediate Vocabulary

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Environment Vocabulary in English

Learn 15 words to describe the environment

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 Vocabulary about the Environment

Exercise 1 – Play this word search game to practice the vocabulary

Exercise 2 – Use the vocabulary in context

Exercise 3 – Speaking exercise

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Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

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Vocabulary Quiz

Let us review the vocabulary terms about the environment

TermPart of speechDefinition
climatenounthe usual weather conditions in a particular place or region
environmentaladjdescribing the conditions that surround someone or something
effectnouna change that results when something is done or happens
freezeverbto be become a hard substance (such as ice) because of cold
heatnounenergy that causes things to become warmer
lightningnounthe flashes of light that are produced in the sky during a storm
mildadjnot harsh or severe
planetnouna large, round object in space (such as the Earth)
rain forestnouna tropical forest that receives a lot of rain and that has very tall trees
riseverbto move upward
seasonnounone of the four periods (spring, summer, autumn, and winter) into which the year is commonly divided
the groundnounthe surface of the earth
wavenouna period of time in which a particular type of activity is being done commonly or repeatedly
forecastnounto predict (something, such as weather) after looking at the information
landscapenounan area of land that has a particular quality or appearance