argument /ˈɑːɡjumənt/ (n) a conversation or discussion in which two or more people disagree, often angrily Example: She got into an argument with the teacher.
blow /bləʊ/ (v) to send out air from the mouth Example: He drew on his cigarette and blew out a stream of smoke.
central /ˈsentrəl/ (adj) in the centre of an area or object Example: Reducing inflation is central to(= is an important part of) the government's economic policy.
concentration /ˌkɒnsnˈtreɪʃn/ (n) the ability to direct all your effort and attention on one thing, without thinking of other things Example: This book requires a great deal of concentration.
direction /dəˈrekʃn/ (n) the general position a person or thing moves or points towards Example: Has the wind changed direction?
environment /ɪnˈvaɪrənmənt/ (n) the natural world in which people, animals and plants live Example: a pleasant working/learning environment
exciting /ɪkˈsaɪtɪŋ/ (adj) causing great interest or excitement Example: an exciting prospect/possibility
expand /ɪkˈspænd/ (v) to become greater in size, number or importance; to make something greater in size, number or importance Example: In breathing the chest muscles expand the rib cage and allow air to be sucked into the lungs.
far /fɑː(r)/ (adj) a long distance away Example: a concert of music from near and far
goal /ɡəʊl/ (n) a frame with a net into which players must kick or hit the ball in order to score a point Example: to achieve/attain a goal
impressive /ɪmˈpresɪv/ (adj) making you admire them, because they are very large, good, skilful , etc. Example: an impressive building with a huge tower
influence /ˈɪnfluəns/ (v) the effect that somebody/something has on the way a person thinks or behaves or on the way that something works or develops Example: Research shows that most young smokers are influenced by their friends.
Internet /ˈɪntərnet/ (n) an international computer network connecting other networks and computers that allows people to share information around the world Example: All the rooms have access to the Internet/Internet access.
lesson /ˈlesn/ (n) a period of time in which somebody is taught something Example: All new students are given lessons in/on how to use the library.