admire /ədˈmaɪə(r)/ (v) to respect somebody for what they have done or to respect their qualities Example: I really admire your enthusiasm.
advance /ədˈvɑːns/ (v) progress or a development in a particular activity or area of understanding Example: The troops were finally given the order to advance.
advertise /ˈædvətaɪz/ (v) to tell the public about a product or a service in order to encourage people to buy or to use it Example: The cruise was advertised as the ‘journey of a lifetime’.
alarming /əˈlɑːmɪŋ/ (adj) causing worry and fear Example: an alarming increase in crime
band /bænd/ (n) a small group of musicians who play popular music together, often with a singer or singers Example: She's a singer with a band.
bathroom /ˈbɑːθruːm/ (n) a room in which there is a bath, a washbasin and often a toilet Example: Go and wash your hands in the bathroom.
capital /ˈkæpɪtl/ (adj) the most important town or city of a country or region, where the government operates from Example: a capital offence
chart /tʃɑːt/ (n) a diagram, lists of figures, etc. that shows information Example: a weather chart
common /ˈkɒmən/ (n) happening often; existing in large numbers or in many places Example: We went for a walk on the common.
concerned /kənˈsɜːnd/ (adj) worried and feeling concern about something/somebody Example: Concerned parents held a meeting.
critical /ˈkrɪtɪkl/ (adj) saying what you think is bad about somebody/something Example: The supervisor is always very critical.
election /ɪˈlekʃn/ (n) the process of choosing a person or a group of people for a position, especially a political position, by voting Example: to win/lose an election
finger /ˈfɪŋɡə(r)/ (n) one of the four long thin parts that stick out from the hand (or five, if the thumb is included) Example: Hold the material between finger and thumb.
flag /flæɡ/ (n) a piece of cloth with a special coloured design on it that may be the symbol of a particular country or organization, may be used to give a signal or may have a particular meaning. Example: The American flag was flying.
flow /fləʊ/ (v) the steady and continuous movement of something/somebody in one direction Example: This can prevent air from flowing freely to the lungs.