Key Vocabulary from Unit 1 from Advanced Contrast 1 published by Burlington Books

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  • awareness

    consciència

    charities

    insititucions benèfiques, organitzacions sense ànim de lucre.

    Rainforest charities

    institucions sense ànim de lucre en defensa de la selva tropical

    danger

    perill

    environment

    medi ambient

    jungle

    jungla

    rainforest

    selva tropical

    trip

    viatge

    bite

    mossegada, picada.

    To bite bit bitten

    picar, mossegar

    jellyfish sting

    picada de medusa

    To sting, stung, stung

    picar

    electric eel

    anguila

    killer bee

    abella assassina

    mosquito

    mosquit

    mosquito bite

    picada de mosquit

    snake

    serp, serps

    snakebite

    picada, mossegada de serp

    sandfly

    mosca de la sorra

    sandfly bite

    picada mossegada de mosca de la sorra

    electric eel sting

    picada, mossegada d'anguila.

    Bee sting

    picada d'abella

    killer bee sting

    picada d'abella assassina

    widt

    amplada

    length

    llargada

    goal

    objectiu, fita

    hammock

    hamaca

    village

    poble

    diet

    dieta

    disease

    malaltia. Unusual diseases: malalties poc comuns, rares.

    first aid supply

    primers auxilis, suministraments de primera necessitat

    arrival

    arribada.

    To arrive -d -d

    arribar

    departure

    sortida.

    To depart, departed, departed

    marxar, partir

    breathing difficulties

    dificultats respiratòries, dificultats en respirar

    communication equipment

    equip de comunicació

    severe skin problems

    problemes de pell greus

    tree branches

    l branques dels arbres

    village chief

    el cap, líder, dirigent del poble

    electric shock

    xoc elèctric

    electric fence

    tanca elèctrica, valla eléctrica

    big, bigger than, the biggest

    gran, més gran que, el més gran

    dense, denser than, the densest

    dens, més dens que, el més dens

    large, larger than, the largest

    gran, més gran que, el més gran. .

    long, longer than, the longest

    llarg, més llarg que, el més llarg.

    sharp, sharper than, the sharpest

    afilat, més afilat que, el més afilat

    short, shorter than, the shortest

    curt, més curt que, el més curt.

    steep, steeper, the steepest

    costarut, més costarut que, el més costarut

    dangerous, more dangerous than, the most dangerous

    perillós, més perillós que, el més perillós

    hostile, more hostile than, the most hostile

    hostil, més hostil que, el més hostil.

    hostile people

    gent, pobles hostils.

    remote, more remote than, the most remote

    allunyat, remot; més allunyat que, el més remot

    unpredictable, more unpredictable, the most unpredictable

    impredictible, més impredicible que, el més impredictible

    also

    també

    Nevertheless

    malgrat això

    However

    sin embargo, no obstante

    so as

    per tal de què

    so as not

    per tal de que no

    so as not to frighten them

    per tal de no espantar-los

    To bite bit bitten

    picar, mossegar.

    To begin began begun

    començar

    To buy bought bought

    comprar

    To catch caught caught

    afafar, capturar

    To come came come

    venir

    To come away, came away, come away

    separar-se, desfer-se, desempallegar-se, sortir-se

    To come from, came from, come from

    provenir, originar-se

    To cut cut cut

    tallar

    To do did done

    fer

    To eat ate eaten

    menjar

    To fight fought fought

    lluitar

    To give gave given

    donar

    To leave left left

    sortir, deixar, abandonar, marxar

    To make made made

    fer

    To rise rose risen

    pujar, sortir el sol, apujar.

    To send sent sent

    enviar

    To show showed shown

    'mostrar', ensenyar

    To show up, showed up, shown up

    aparèixer, presentar-se de sobte

    To sleep slept slept

    dormir

    To sting stung stung

    picar, mossegar

    To take took taken

    portar, prendre. It took him 895 days to climb the steep mountains in Peru but he achieved his goal.

    To tell told told

    dir, explicar

    To arrive in, arrived in, arrived in

    arribar a (ciutat). They arrived in London yesterday

    To arrive at, arrived at, arrived at

    arribar a (lloc). They will arrive at Kennedy airport in 5 minutes.

    To come from, came from, come from

    provenir. She comes from Chicago

    To come away, came away, come away

    separar-se, desfer-se, desempallegar-se, sortir-se

    To consist of, consisted of, consisted of

    conistir en

    To fight against, fought against, fought against

    lluitar contra, en contra de. Mandela fought against racism

    To show up, showed up, shown up

    aparèixer, presentar-se de sobte

    To warn about, warned about, warned about

    advertir de

    Raise awareness

    concienciar

    Face to face

    cara a cara.

    Fight your way

    fer-se camí.

    Break the ice

    trencar el gel

    Prove somebody wrong

    demonstar que algú està equivocat

    To arrive arrived arrive

    arribar

    To breath breathed breathed

    respirar

    To carry carried carried

    portar, transportar, carretejar

    To climb climbed climbed

    pujar muntanyes

    To consist of, consisted of, consisted of

    consistir en

    To cook cooked cooked

    cuinar

    To face faced faced

    enfrontar-se

    To follow followed followed

    seguir

    To hire, hired hired

    llogar

    To hung, hang hung

    penjar

    To kill killed killed

    matar, assassinar

    To prove proved proven or proved

    demostrar

    To reach reached reached

    alcanzar, atrapar, arribar a

    To raise raised raised

    pujar, augmentar, criar, educar. To raise awareness: concienciar

    To save saved saved

    estalviar, salvar.

    To survive, survived, survived

    sobreviure

    To threaten, threatened threatened

    amenaçar

    To trust trusted trusted

    confiar, dipositar confiança, fiar-se

    To try, tried tried

    intentar

    To walk walked walked

    caminar, passejar

    To warn warned warned

    advertir, posar en alerta, avisar

    To welcome welcomed welcomed

    donar la benvinguda

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