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A kind of
A type or sort of person or thing
A lot
A large amount or number
around
Not exactly; about
between jobs
Not working at a job but wanting to have a job
brochures
Very thin books with information for selling something
busy
Working or doing something so you do not have time to do other things
citizen
A person who lives in a particular country or city and has specialrights there
co-workers
People who work together in the same office
convenient
Useful for your needs; near and easy to get to
cute
Attractive and pretty
days off
Days when you don't work
early
Near the beginning of the day or a period of time
embarrassed
Nervous or uncomfortable in front of other people
every
Each one
everybody
Every person, for example, Chris, Ana, and Paulexcuse me
Said to get someone's attention, to leave a group of people, or to say you are sorry for doing something rude
expensive
Costing a lot of money
fine
Good enough, all right
get up
To rise from a lying or sitting position, especially from your bed after sleeping
goes to
Studies at
great
Very good
how about . . .?
Used when making a suggestion about what to do
instructor
Someonewho teaches a skill or activity
join
To go and do something together with someone else
let's see
Said when you are thinking about something, or trying to remember something
line
A group of people or things one after the other; a row
meet
See and talk to someone for the first time
mess
A place or group of things that is not organized in a neat way
musician
Someone who plays a musicalinstrument very well, or as a job
office
One of many locations where a company conducts its business
oh my gosh!
Said when you are very surprised
passport
A small book which has your photograph and facts about you, and which you must have to leave your country and go to another one
perfect
Exactly right for a particular purpose
seafood
Ocean and freshwater animals that you can eat
seconda very short period of time; there are 60 seconds in one minute
snack
A small amount of food that you eat between meals
sounds good
Said for I agree or yes
stuff
Any substance or material
surprise
Something that is not expected or usual
taking a break
A period of time where you stop working
wait on tables
To serve food in a restaurant
what's up?
Used for greeting someone, or forasking if there is a problem
wow
Said when you are surprised
yeah
Used for saying yes
you're hired
Said when you give someone a job

Nouns
Overview of Nouns
A noun can name:
• a person - I'd like to speak to Mr. Nakamura, please.
• a job title - You should see a doctor about your sore throat.
• a place - Mexico is south of the United States.
• a thing - I left the reporton your desk.
• a quality - Many countries have had to fight for independence.
• an activity - Swimming is good exercise.
Form of Nouns
Nouns may be:
• a single word without a suffix.
The door was open, and the office was empty.
• a word formed with an ending such as -er or -ment added to a verb.
She's a computer programmer.
After a year of talks, thetwo countries finally reached an agreement.
• a compound formed from two or more words.
Can I pay with a credit card?
Compound nouns occur when two or more words are used together in a fixed expression. They can be written as one word or with a space or hyphen between the words. Compound nouns can be formed from:
• noun + noun - There's a bookshelf in the corner.
• adjective +noun - He is a middle manager in a large company.
• gerund + noun - Does the hotel have a swimming pool?
• noun + gerund - Ice-skating is a winter sport.
• verb + preposition/particle - Employees have been unhappy with recent changes in the company, and staff turnover has been high.
Noun + Noun Combinations
It is very common to use a noun as a modifier. Use noun + noun...
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