E: Wordlist Unit 2

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  1. according to



    Who, according to the whole passage, was most against the bike?
    gemäss
  2. affect



    How did Ewan's desire for the bike affect his behaviour?
    beeinflussen, beeinträchtigen
  3. annoying
    annoyed



    It can be very annoying when people are rude.
    • ärgerlich
    • verärgert
  4. be elated




    I was elated that it had frightened them
    begeistert
  5. be frightened of




    I'm frightened of snakes.
    Angst haben vor
  6. be keen on




    The captain wasn't keen on having him in the team
    auf etwas Lust haben
  7. be mad about




    I was mad about her.
    sich bewusst werden
  8. become aware of




    Children become aware of the possibilities of venturing further afield.
    sich bewusst werden
  9. childhood




    My whole childhood was spent walking around the town
    Kindheit
  10. choir



    The benefits of singing in a choir are numerous.
    Chor
  11. clamber (on)




    He clambered on the motorbike.
    klettern
  12. come to an end




    Our romance came to an abrupt end.
    zu Ende gehen
  13. commite crimes




    Fewer crimes are being committed
    Verbrechen begehen
  14. compete (for, against)




    Teachers are finding it harder to compete for their student's attention.
    konkurrieren
  15. complain to sb. about sth.




    My brother never complained about the food I cooked.
    sich beklagen
  16. concentrate on




    They can concentrate for longer.
    konzentrieren
  17. confidence




    You learn how to sing with confidence.
    Vertrauen
  18. creative
    kreativ
  19. desire for




    How did Ewan's desire for the bike affect his behaviour?
    Wunsch, Verlangen nach
  20. disappointing
    disappointed



    I thought the film was rather disappointing.
    • enttäuschend
    • enttäuscht
  21. dish




    I find inventing new dishes fascinating
    Gericht
  22. distract




    There are a lot of things around to distract young people.
    ablenken
  23. educational




    Games may be more educational than some traditional teaching.
    lehrreich
  24. embarrassing
    embarrassed




    The situation was very embarrassing and I felt uncomfortable.
    • peinlich
    • verlegen
  25. encourage sb. to do sth.




    She encouraged me to do more cooking.
    ermutigen
  26. evidence UC




    Evidence suggest games players have better visuals skills
    Beweis
  27. exhausting
    exhausted




    Paul found climbing the mountain an exhausting experience.
    • ermüdent
    • erschöpft
  28. gain the ability




    Gamers gain the ability to make decisions and think more clearly.
    Fähigkeit erwerben
  29. gap




    I shot right through the gap in the straw.
    Lücke, Spalte
  30. go out with




    She started going out with another guy.
    mt jdn. gehen
  31. have a go at sth.




    I thought I would have a go
    etwas ausprobieren
  32. have an effect on sth.




    I'm not sure that these games have had any negative effect at all.
    Auswirkung haben
  33. heap




    a heap of straw
    Haufen
  34. heartbroken




    I was sixteen and already heartbroken
    gebrochenen Herzens
  35. high-pitched




    I love the high-pitched screaming of the engine.
    hoch, schrill
  36. illegal




    Airport security staff spend hours looking for illegal items.
    ungesetzlich
  37. imagination




    Her lack of imagination is just unbelievable
    Fantasie, Vorstellungskraft
  38. instead (of)




    ... instead of having to walk everywhere.
    anstatt
  39. irrelevant (to me)




    Such trivialities were irrelevant to me.
    unwichtig
  40. keep track of




    They can keep track of as many as five objects at the time.
    die Übersicht behalten
  41. make




    I didn't know what make it was.
    Marke, Typ
  42. make an effort




    They learn the value of making a consistent effort when working.
    Anstrengung machen
  43. make sense




    All made sense to me.
    Sinn ergeben
  44. make / keep a promise




    I made a series of promises to my mum
    Versprechen machen
  45. mousey




    My first girlfriend was small with short mousy hair.
    farblos
  46. nearby




    We have many beautiful places nearby
    in der Nähe
  47. on display




    There was a light blue bike on display.
    aufgestellt
  48. particularly




    Computer games seem to be particularly good for old people.
    besonders
  49. pile




    a pile of straw
    Stapel
  50. play chess




    Do you like playing chess
    Schach spielen
  51. reason for doing sth.




    What was Ewan reason for buying the bike?
    Grund etwas zu tun
  52. recommend doing



    I recommend booking early.
    empfehlen
  53. refer to




    What does "such trivialities" refer to in line 17?
    sich beiehen auf
  54. research




    My research shows that certain games give people better visual skills.
    Forschung
  55. resist




    A motorbike was too much to resist.
    wiederstehen
  56. scream




    I love the high-pitched screaming of the engine.
    schreien
  57. screen




    Gamers can follow up to fice objects on the screen simultaneously
    Bildschirm
  58. sing in tune




    Can you sing in tune?
    richtig singen
  59. skill




    Their driving skills are actually getting better.
    Fähigkeit
  60. solve (problems)




    This problem needs to be solved immediately
    lösen
  61. staff




    Airport security staff might do their jobs better
    Personal
  62. surprising
    surprised
    (at, by)



    I was really surprised at Ben's reaction to the news.
    • überraschend
    • überrascht
  63. sustained




    They learn how valuable it is to make a sustained effort in their work.
    anhaltend, ununterbrochen
  64. take risks




    O won't take any risks
    Riskio auf sich nehmen
  65. tend to do sth.




    Video games tend to make youngsters more violent
    neigen
  66. unless




    Unless, like us, you went everywhere by bike
    ausser wenn, sofern nicht
  67. unsociable




    Playing video games is an unsociable activity
    ungesellig
  68. value
    in-valuable



    Teachers need to see the value of computer games
    Wert
  69. venture




    Children become aware of the possibilities of venturing further afield.
    wagen, riskieren
  70. violent




    Video games tend to make youngsters more violent.
    gewalttätig
  71. whereas




    And whereas I had always walked my girlfriend home, she...
    währenddem
  72. worrying
    worried



    Anita looked worried when she left the police station
    • beunruhigend
    • beunruhigend
  73. cut off
    (interrupt a power supply)



    We were cut off.
    abtrennen
  74. go out with




    She started going out with another guy
    mit jdn. gehen
  75. head off to




    We headed off to a field
    gehen
  76. make up (invent)




    He's always making up stories
    erfinden
  77. put off
    (postpone)



    I had to put off the appointment with the doctor
    verschieben
  78. put on



    Put on a sweater, it's very cold outside
    anziehen
  79. set off (start a journey)



    We set off early in the morning
    aufbrechen
  80. shoot off




    I clambered on the motorkbie and shot off
    abzischen
  81. start up



    He started up the engine and shot off
    anlassen (Motor)
  82. sum up



    My biking beginnings can be summed up in two words
    zusammenfassen
  83. take up (start a hobby)



    He took up climbing when he was very young
    anfangen

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