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Easy English Vocabulary
Welcome to Easy English Vocabulary, a Living Language audio program created to help you learn hundreds of useful words, phrases, and phrasal verbs in English. This program includes 11 lessons on two CDs and three bonus audio lessons on the internet. You can find these free, extra lessons by going to www.livinglanguage.com. Easy English Vocabulary is an audio-only course,so you don’t need to do any reading or writing to learn all of the vocabulary introduced in this program. Just listen to the program and repeat. It’s as simple as that. But many people learn better when they are able to see what they are being taught. So we’ve also included this free printed book with all of the words and definitions from the CDs and bonus lessons. A good way to use the book is toread it over once before you listen to the lesson, and then again afterwards. And most importantly, remember that you can move through this program at your own speed. If you need to listen to sections or lessons


Lesson 1: Adjectives | 3

more than once, just go back in the audio and review as much as you need to until you feel comfortable. Ready to get started?Personal. Private. Belonging to or having to do with you or one individual person. Social. Having to do with people’s relationships and society, meaning human beings living together or connected in some way. Having to do with people’s well-being. When describing a person, social can mean “friendly” or “outgoing.” Romantic. Having to do with being in love or with loving treatment between people.Lesson 1
Public. Belonging to or having to do with people as a whole. Open to everyone. Private. Not known to many people. Known to just yourself.

Passionate. Having a lot of emotion and love for something. Pleasant. Nice to be around. Enjoyable. Polite. Having good manners. Behaving in a way that is socially approved. Responsible. Can be trusted. Being someone who makes gooddecisions. Being the cause of something. Being in charge or in command of something for which you must deliver a certain result or explain why you didn’t. Realistic. Having to do with real life or with likely results.

Political. Having to do with politics, the science of or actions related to government and people trying to gain and keep control of a government. The government is the ruling bodyof an area. Official. Approved or decided by a governing, or ruling, group or person. Legal. In agreement with the law. Laws are official rules of a country, state, or other place. The phrase the law often refers to the whole system of laws a place has. The opposite of legal is illegal. Federal. Having to do with a central government.

Practical. Having to do with everyday life or real actionsand results. Realistic. Useful. Hostile. Having an angry or mean attitude toward something or someone. Treating someone or something like an enemy. Suspicious. Not to be trusted. Lively. Happy and full of energy. Elaborate. With a lot of careful detail. Showy or fancy.

Valid. Correct. Able to be used. Special. Being set apart. Having some quality different from the rest. Local. Having to do witha city or other small area, instead of a larger area, state, or country. From someplace nearby. Foreign. Different. Not familiar. From another country. Casual. Relaxed. The opposite of formal, or informal. Individual. Of one person or thing. Single or separate. Designed (to). Planned (to). Made with a purpose or reason in mind. Formal. In agreement with rules and traditions. Being a way ofdressing that is fancier than everyday clothing and follows a set of customs.


Lesson 2: At Work and School | 5

Automatic. Happening on its own. Not something you choose or decide to do. A machine can also be automatic. An automatic machine can perform an action on its own without something else or a person directing that action. Electric or electrical. Needing...
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