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1 Lifestyle Intermediate Vokabelliste Englisch Deutsch Unit 1 4 appointment n /əˈpɔɪntmənt/ Termin, Verabredung I made an appointment with the doctor. 4 to-do list n phr /tə ˈduː ˌlɪst/ To-Do-Liste She added 'pick up dry-cleaning' to her to-do list. 4 trip n /trɪp/ Fahrt My business trip to Hong Kong was cancelled because of budget restrictions. 4 chore n /tʃɔː/ Hausarbeit You can't go out until you've finished your chores. 4 to bid v /tə ˈbɪd/ bieten We chose the company that bid the lowest price for the contract. 4 quality time idiom /ˌkwɒl ti ˈtaɪm/ Mußestunden This politician says he likes to spend quality time with his family. 5 exhausted adj /ɪgˈzɔːst d/ erschöpft I was so exhausted that I fell asleep in the airport lounge. 6 journey n /ˈdʒɜːni/ Reise How long does your journey to school take? 6 stressful adj /ˈstresfə l/ anstrengend Pilots have a stressful job. 6 to commute v /tə kəˈmjuːt/ pendeln Sandy worked in the city and had to commute to work by train. 7 crossword n /ˈkrɒswɜːd/ Kreuzworträtsel I love doing crosswords they keep my brain active. 7 queue n /kjuː/ Warteschlange I joined the back of the queue. 8 dream n/v /driːm/ Traum My husband has vivid dreams every night but I never dream at all. 9 leisure activity n phr /ˈleʒər ækˈtɪv ti/ Freizeitbeschäftigung My favourite leisure activity is swimming. 9 roughly adv /ˈrʌfli/ ungefähr Roughly 100 people came. 9 to go for a walk v phr /tə ˌgəʊ fər ə ˈwɔːk/ spazieren gehen He decided to go for a walk in the local park. 9 to hang out v phr /tə ˌhæŋ ˈaʊt/ herumhängen (mit) My son goes to the shopping mall to hang out with his friends. 9 chess n /tʃes/ Schach We always meet up on Tuesday evening for a game of chess. 9 diving n /ˈdaɪvɪŋ/ Tauchen I practised my diving for two hours this morning. 9 jewellery n /ˈdʒuːəlri/ Schmuck She wears a lot of gold jewellery. 9 be into (interested in) v /bi ˈɪntə, ˈɪntʊ/ sich für etw. interessieren, etw. Sadie's really into yoga. gerne tun 9 to retire v /tə rɪˈtaɪə/ in Rente gehen When he was 65 he had to retire from work. Seite 1 von 21

2 10 deadline n /ˈdedlaɪn/ Abgabetermin Do you think we'll be able to meet the deadline? 10 behind schedule prep phr /bɪˌhaɪnd ˈʃedjuːl, ˈske-/ hinter dem Zeitplan This project is over budget and behind schedule. 10 ready (in time) adj /ˈredi/ bereit Are you ready to go yet? 10 to delay v /tə dɪˈleɪ/ verschieben, aufschieben They had to delay the project, as the contractor fell ill. 10 to propose v /tə prəˈpəʊz/ vorschlagen The management are proposing changes to working hours. 10 brother-in-law n /ˈbrʌðər ɪn lɔː/ Schwager My brother-on-law works in the same company as I do. 10 to hire v /tə ˈhaɪə/ mieten We decided to hire a car for the holidays. 11 blog n /blɒg/ Blog I always read his blog it's got some useful tips on travelling. 11 to recommend v /tə ˌrekəˈmend/ empfehlen The waiter recommended the local delicacy. 11 to suggest v /tə səˈdʒest/ vorschlagen Don suggested a different route to avoid the traffic. 11 polite adj /pəˈlaɪt/ höflich It is important to be polite when dining in different cultures. 11 to take exercise v phr /tə ˌteɪk ˈeksəsaɪz/ Sport treiben The doctor suggested I take more exercise. 12 life coach n phr /ˈlaɪf kəʊtʃ/ Lebensberater My life coach helped me to believe in myself and transform my life. 12 to improve v /tʊ ɪmˈpruːv/ verbessern She needs to improve her computer skills by going on a refresher course. 12 time stealer n phr /ˈtaɪm ˌstiːlə/ Zeitfresser Meetings are time-stealers if travelling is involved, use the phone instead. 13 long-term goal n phr /ˌlɒŋ tɜːm ˌgəʊl/ langfristiges Ziel His long-term goal was to become the Managing Director. 13 time management n phr /ˌtaɪm ˈmænɪdʒmənt/ Zeitmanagement At the job interview she was asked about her time management skills. 13 time waster n phr /ˈtaɪm ˌweɪstə/ Zeitverschwender He spends more time playing games on the web than working he's a complete time waster! 13 to achieve v /tʊ əˈtʃiːv/ etw. erreichen She has achieved her life's ambition. 13 well-paid adj /ˌwel ˈpeɪd/ gut bezahlt Jobs in advertising are often very well-paid. Unit 2 14 airport facilities n phr /ˈeəpɔːt fəˌsɪl tiz/ Flughafeneinrichtungen I wasn't impressed with the airport facilities. 14 passenger n /ˈpæsɪndʒə, -sə n-/ der Passagier All the passengers were told to keep their seat belts fastened until the plane stopped. 14 survey n /ˈsɜːveɪ/ Umfrage Her company carried out a survey of people's attitudes to commuting. 14 traveller n /ˈtrævə lə/ der/die Reisende She is an experienced traveller. Seite 2 von 21

3 14 massage n /ˈmæsɑːʒ/ Massage I'm going to have a massage. 14 to take off v phr /tə ˌteɪk ˈɒf/ abheben, abfliegen We were asked to fasten our safety belts as we were about to take off. 14 globetrotter n /ˈgləʊbtrɒtə/ Weltenbummler He's a well-known globetrotter his work takes him all over the world. 15 lounge n /laʊndʒ/ Halle, Aufenthaltsraum We waited in the airport lounge for three hours before we could get on the plane. 15 to update v /tʊ ʌpˈdeɪt/ aktualisieren My desktop publishing software needs updating. 15 travel n /ˈtrævə l/ reisen Air travel is safe and cheap. 15 wedding n /ˈwedɪŋ/ Hochzeit I've been invited to Janet and Peter's wedding. 15 accommodation n /əˌkɒməˈdeɪʃə n/ Unterbringung I found the hotel accommodation on my business trip far from satisfactory. 15 check-in desk n phr /ˈtʃek ɪn ˌdesk/ Abflugschalter We have to be at the check-in desk an hour before departure. 15 delayed v /dɪˈleɪd/ verspätet Our plane was delayed by four hours. 15 departures n /dɪˈpɑːtʃəz/ Abflughalle I checked on the board in Departures to see when the plane would be leaving. 15 duty free store n phr /ˌdjuːti ˈfriː stɔː/ Duty-Free-Laden, zollfreier Laden I looked through the duty free store but they didn't stock the perfume I wanted. 15 excess baggage n phr /ɪkˌses ˈbægɪdʒ/ Übergepäck They charged us an extra fee for excess baggage. 15 miss a flight v phr /ˌmɪs ə ˈflaɪt/ einen Flug verpassen What happens if you miss a flight? Can you just get the next one? 15 the carousel n /ðə ˌkærəˈsel/ Gepäckförderband My suitcase was the first to appear on the carousel. 16 holiday home n phr /ˈhɒl di ˌhəʊm/ Feriendomizil My brother has a holiday home in France. 16 base n /beɪs/ Wohnsitz, Hauptwohnsitz We travel around a lot, but our home base is in England. 16 bus ride n phr /ˈbʌs raɪd/ Busfahrt We took a bus ride into town. 16 home swap n phr /ˈhəʊm swɒp/ Haus-, Wohnungstausch To save on accommodation costs on holiday, they always do a home swap. 16 be located v /bi ləʊˈkeɪt d/ sich befinden The head office was located in the centre of town. 16 the neighbourhood n /ðə ˈneɪbəhʊd/ Nachbarschaft I liked the house, but I didn't like the neighbourhood. 18 check-in counter n phr /ˈtʃek ɪn ˌkaʊntə/ Abfertigungsschalter Go to the check-in counter when you get to the airport and collect you car. 18 concierge service n phr /ˌkɒnsiˈeəʒ ˌsɜːv s/ Empfangsservice The concierge service provided by the hotel was excellent. 18 flight attendant n /ˈflaɪt əˌtendənt/ Flugbegleiter, Steward The flight attendants served our meals after take-off. Seite 3 von 21

4 18 hair dryer n /ˈheə ˌdraɪə/ Föhn There was a hair dryer in the hotel room. 18 honeymoon suite n phr /ˈhʌnimuːn ˌswiːt/ Flitterwochen-Suite There was a bottle of champagne awaiting the couple in the honeymoon suite. 18 on a budget prep phr /ɒn ə ˈbʌdʒ t/ mit einem Budget He was travelling on a budget of $20 a day. 18 pyjamas n /pəˈdʒɑːməz/ Schlafanzug When the fire alarm went off I was still in my pyjamas as I was about to go to bed. 20 extra charges n phr /ˌekstrə ˈtʃɑːdʒ z/ Extragebühren The airline imposed extra charges for baggage handling. 20 budget airline n phr /ˌbʌdʒ t ˈeəlaɪn/ Billigfluggesellschaft We flew to Spain for 9.99 on a budget airline. 20 cab n /kæb/ Taxi We took a cab to the airport. 20 baggage claim n phr /ˈbægɪdʒ kleɪm/ Gepäckausgabe We were the first to reach the baggage claim area. 20 boarding card n phr /ˈbɔːdɪŋ kɑːd/ Bordkarte I was given my boarding card at the check-in desk. 20 cabin crew n phr /ˈkæb n kruː/ Flugbegleitpersonal When they reached Hong Kong, the cabin crew all stayed at the same hotel. 20 lost luggage n phr /ˌlɒst ˈlʌgɪdʒ/ verlorenes Gepäck The insurance company reported a 60% increase in lost luggage. 21 overhead locker n phr /ˌəʊvəhed ˈlɒkə/ Handgepäckfach I put my bag in the overhead locker. 22 desert n /ˈdezət/ Wüste The Sahara desert is one of the hottest places on Earth. 22 hub n /hʌb/ Dreh- und Angelpunkt This office is the hub of the business. 22 mall n /mɔːl/ Einkaufszentrum, Einkaufsstraße China has some of the world's largest shopping malls. 22 itinerary n /aɪˈtɪnə rəri/ Reiseroute The first stop on our itinerary is Rome. 22 sight-seeing n /ˈsaɪt ˌsiːɪŋ/ Besichtigung von We went sight-seeing in Paris. Sehenswürdigkeiten 23 cruise (river cruise) n /kruːz/ Kreuzfahrt (Flussfahrt) They went on a Caribbean cruise. 23 breathtaking adj /ˈbreθˌteɪkɪŋ/ atemberaubend On the Skywalk they had a breathtaking view of the Grand Canyon. 23 campsite n /ˈkæmpsaɪt/ Campingplatz, Zeltplatz We pitched the tent at a campsite in Glencoe. Unit 3 24 etiquette n /ˈetɪket/ Etikette Etiquette is very important among the Japanese. 24 napkin n /ˈnæpk n/ Serviette We bought some paper napkins for the buffet. 24 awareness n phr /əˈweən s/ Bewusstsein The business students were given a lecture on commercial awareness. Seite 4 von 21

5 24 behaviour n /bɪˈheɪvjə/ Verhalten It is important to check your children's behaviour when dining out in a restaurant. 24 chopstick n /ˈtʃɒp-stɪk/ Essstäbchen Some people find eating with chopsticks difficult. 24 guest n /gest/ Gast How many guests are coming to your party? 24 host n /həʊst/ Gastgeber The host of the party gave a speech thanking everyone for attending. 24 lack of something n /ˈlæk əv ˌsʌmθɪŋ/ Mangel an etw., hier: in He watched TV for lack of something better to do. Ermangelung 24 make a mess v phr /ˌmeɪk ə ˈmes/ Unordnung machen, ein Try not to make a mess this time! Durcheinander anrichten 24 to pierce food v phr /tə ˌpɪəs ˈfuːd/ Essen aufspießen He pierced the piece of meat with one of his chopsticks. 26 dish n /dɪʃ/ Teller, Gericht The guests thought the local fish dish was delicious. 26 boiled v /bɔɪɜd/ gekocht He boiled the potatoes and then melted some butter over them. 26 tasty adj /ˈteɪsti/ herzhaft, lecker This pizza is really tasty. 26 main course n /ˌmeɪn ˈkɔːs/ Hauptgericht As a main course they had roast beef and Yorkshire pudding. 26 to taste v /tə ˈteɪst/ schmecken She gave me a spoonful of the desert to taste. 26 buffet n /ˈbʊfeɪ/ Büfett My sister has arranged a buffet lunch for us all. 27 baked adj /beɪkt/ gebacken The chef had baked the bread earlier that morning. 27 chewy adj /ˈtʃuːi/ zäh The toffee was very chewy. 27 delicious adj /dɪˈlɪʃəs/ köstlich This soup is delicious! 27 fried v /fraɪd/ gebraten He fried the chips until they were a golden brown. 27 grilled v /grɪld/ gegrillt I grilled the fish fingers and served them with peas. 27 salty adj /ˈsɔːlti/ salzig This meat is too salty. 27 spicy adj /ˈspaɪsi/ würzig That Indian meal was very spicy. 27 tender adj /ˈtendə/ zart George cooked the meat until it was tender. 27 tough v /tʌf/ zäh Your steak looks very tough can you cut through it? 27 beef n /biːf/ Rindfleisch I generally prefer beef to lamb. 27 frozen v /ˈfrəʊzə n/ gefroren The water in the pond has frozen solid. 27 low-fat adj /ˌləʊ ˈfæt/ fettarm I bought some low-fat yoghurt for dessert. 27 rare/medium/well-done steak adj /ˌreə, ˌmiːdiəm, ˌwel dʌn ˈsteɪk/ blutig/medium/durchgebraten The waiter asked if I wanted a rare, medium or well-done steak. Seite 5 von 21

6 27 roasted v /ˈrəʊst d/ gebraten The host roasted the potatoes in a metal tray. 27 starter n /ˈstɑːtə/ Vorspeise I had prawn cocktail as a starter. 27 allergy n /ˈælədʒi/ Allergie He has an allergy to peanuts. 27 dessert n /dɪˈzɜːt/ Nachtisch For dessert we had ice-cream and chocolate sauce. 28 healthy/healthiest adj /ˈhelθi, ˈhelθiəst/ gesund/gesündeste The company canteen is much better at providing healthy meals these days. 28 nutritionist n /njuːˈtrɪʃə n st/ Ernährungsberater The nutritionist advised me to eat more fruit. 29 fizzy drink n /ˌfɪzi ˈdrɪŋk/ kohlensäurehaltiges Getränk This article claims that fizzy drinks are responsible for tooth decay. 29 snack n /snæk/ Imbiss I stopped work at lunchtime and had a quick snack. 30 cheque n /tʃek/ Scheck Dad wrote out a cheque for shrimp n /ʃrɪmp/ Garnele The brothers went fishing for shrimp. 30 to lose weight v phr /tə ˌluːz ˈweɪt/ abnehmen His doctor advised him to lose weight and take more exercise. 30 to split (something) v /tə ˈsplɪt/ etw. (auf)teilen As there were only two of us, we decided to split the pizza between us. 30 this is on me idiom /ˌðɪs ɪz ɒn ˈmiː/ ich übernehme das Put your money away, this round is on me. 30 to diet v /tə ˈdaɪət/ Diät halten/machen He's been trying to diet for ten years! 30 to pass on something v phr /tə ˈpɑːs ɒn ˌsʌmθɪŋ/ auf etw. verzichten It's absolutely delicious, but I m afraid I'll have to pass on another helping as I'm on a diet. 30 refusal n /rɪˈfjuːzə l/ Ablehnung I was disappointed by her refusal to come. 30 to turn someone or v phr /tə ˌtɜːn sʌmwʌn ɔː sʌmθɪŋ ˈdaʊn/ etw. ablehnen She turned down his offer of help. something down (refuse) 33 vegetarian n /ˌvedʒ ˈteəriən/ Vegetarier The delegates preferred to go to a vegetarian restaurant. Unit 4 36 the brain n /ðə ˈbreɪn/ Gehirn Liz was reading an article on 'How the brain works'. 36 tip n /tɪp/ Tipp, Ratschlag Here are some tips on how to have a great holiday. 36 to boost v /tə ˈbuːst/ erhöhen, fördern The success of the product has boosted her reputation. 36 to force v /tə ˈfɔːs/ zwingen He forced the key into the lock. 36 to keep your brain in shape idiom /tə ˌkiːp jə ˈbreɪn ɪn ˌʃeɪp/ sich geistig fit/auf Trab halten Pensioners claim that doing crosswords keeps their brains 'in shape'. 36 to memorize v /tə ˈmeməraɪz/ auswendig lernen, sich etw. einprägen An actress has to be able to memorize her lines. Seite 6 von 21

7 36 to stretch v /tə stretʃ/ an seine Grenzen gehen He likes to stretch himself with new challenges all the time. 36 learning curve n phr /ˈlɜːnɪŋ kɜːv/ Lernkurve On his promotion, he was faced with a steep learning curve on how to handle staff. 38 analytical adj /ˌænəlˈɪtɪkə l/ analytisch Suzi has a bright, analytical mind. 38 computer literate adj /kəmˌpjuːtə ˈlɪtə r t/ sich mit Computern auskennen She was computer literate and ideal for the job I offered her. 38 self-sufficient adj /ˌself səˈfɪʃə nt/ unabhängig They want to buy a small farm, as their aim is to be completely self-sufficient. 38 sensible adj /ˈsens bə l/ vernünftig You can trust Julia she's a very sensible girl. 38 bossy adj /ˈbɒsi/ herrisch Her husband is extremely bossy I don't know how she stands him! 38 friendly adj /ˈfrendli/ freundlich Everyone in the village was very friendly to us. 38 messy adj /ˈmesi/ unordentlich, verschmutzt Your desk is very messy. 38 numerate adj /ˈnjuːmə r t/ rechnen können, rechenkundig sein Staff should be both numerate and literate. 38 unreliable adj /ˌʌnrɪˈlaɪəbə l/ unzuverlässig These builders are very unreliable; they never arrive on time. 38 resourceful adj /rɪˈzɔːsfə l, -ˈsɔːs-/ findig I liked the second applicant she appeared to be a very resourceful young woman. 38 self-confident adj /ˌself ˈkɒnf də nt/ selbstsicher I've never seen such a self-confident young man. 39 common sense n /ˌkɒmən ˈsens/ (gesunder) Menschenverstand Just use your common sense. 39 outgoing adj /ˌaʊtˈgəʊɪŋ/ kontaktfreudig Our new member of staff has a very outgoing personality. 39 sense of humour n phr /ˌsens əv ˈhjuːmə/ Sinn für Humor I can't stand a man with no sense of humour. 39 team player n phr /ˌtiːm ˈpleɪə/ teamfähiger Mensch, to be a team Kim is a team player and will fit well into their organization. player = Teamgeist haben 40 degree n /dɪˈgriː/ Abschluss Mike has a degree in economics from Cambridge. 40 self-motivated adj /ˌself ˈməʊt veɪt d/ motiviert The sales people need to be self-motivated individuals. 40 to pass an exam v phr /tə ˌpɑːs ən ɪgˈzæm/ eine Prüfung bestehen Leo studied hard to pass the exam. 40 full-time class idiom /ˌfʊl taɪm ˈklɑːs/ Ganztagsunterricht I'm taking a full-time class in computer software. 41 affordable adj /əˈfɔːdəbə l/ erschwinglich It was difficult to find affordable accommodation. 41 determined adj /dɪˈtɜːm nd/ entschlossen No one in my family had ever gone to university, but I was determined to go. 41 disciplined adj /ˈdɪs pl nd/ diszipliniert He has a very well-disciplined class. Seite 7 von 21

8 41 face-to-face teaching n phr /ˌfeɪs tə feɪs ˈtiːtʃɪŋ/ persönliches Unterrichten We've spoken on the phone, but he's never done any face-to-face teaching. 41 freedom n /ˈfriːdəm/ Freiheit I believe in freedom of choice I believe people should be able to choose what they like. 42 to improvise v /tʊ ˈɪmprəvaɪz/ improvisieren They didn't have all the materials so they just had to improvise. 44 one-on-one n phr /ˌwʌn ɒn ˈwʌn/ Einzel- Each child was given a personalized one-on-one maths lesson. 44 to persuade v /tə pəˈsweɪd/ überreden, überzeugen We persuaded him to stay. 45 promotion n /prəˈməʊʃə n/ Beförderung She felt she deserved promotion. Unit 5 46 consecutive adj /kənˈsekj tɪv/ aufeinander folgend He was late for school on three consecutive days this week. 46 performer n /pəˈfɔːmə/ Darsteller One of the performers pulled a leg muscle whilst dancing on stage. 46 playwright n /ˈpleɪraɪt/ Dramatiker The playwright came up to collect his award. 46 to star v /tə ˈstɑː/ die Hauptrolle spielen He starred in the film 'Mamma Mia!' 46 to win v /tə ˈwɪn/ gewinnen He won an award in the 'best actor in a TV drama' category. 48 investment banker n /ɪnˌvestmənt ˈbæŋkə/ der Investmentbanker Jed is an investment banker and earns quite a lot of money. 48 journalist n /ˈdʒɜːnə l- st/ der Journalist There's a journalist on the phone he wants to interview you. 48 the price of a dollar n phr /ðə ˌpraɪs əv ə ˈdɒlə/ Dollarpreis, Dollarwert What is the price of a dollar in Euros? 48 to subsidise v /tə ˈsʌbs daɪz/ subventionieren The government denied that they would subsidize healthcare. 50 the news n /ðə ˈnjuːz/ Nachrichten I always watch the 6 o'clock news. 50 to make small talk v phr /tə ˌmeɪk ˈsmɔːl tɔːk/ plaudern Stella's very good at making small talk at parties. 50 the weather n /ðə ˈweðə/ Wetter The weather has been terrible this week! 50 gossip (uncountable) n /ˈgɒs p/ Klatsch, Tratsch I heard some gossip about Mary, but I don't believe it. 51 anniversary n /ˌæn ˈvɜːsə ri/ Jahrestag Today is my parents' 40th wedding anniversary it's exactly 40 years since they married. 51 exhibition (art) n /ˌeks ˈbɪʃə n/ Ausstellung, Kunstausstellung We went to an exhibition of modern paintings at the art gallery. 51 flood n /flʌd/ Überschwemmung After the rain, there were floods. There was a lot of water on the fields near the river. 51 in-laws n /ˈɪn lɔːz/ Schwiegereltern My in-laws look after the house when we go on holiday. 51 local council n /ˌləʊkə l ˈkaʊnsə l/ Gemeinderat Our local council tries to recycle as much rubbish as possible. 51 mayor n /meə/ Bürgermeister Should the city have an elected mayor? Seite 8 von 21

9 51 plot n /plɒt/ Handlung His plots all have an unexpected twist at the end. 51 storm n /stɔːm/ Sturm It looks like there's going to be a storm. 52 acquaintance n /əˈkweɪntə ns/ der Bekannte There were several acquaintances of mine at the party. 52 meeting and greeting idiom /ˌmiːtɪŋ ən ˈgriːtɪŋ/ persönliche On her first day with the company, she was instructed on meeting Kundenbetreuung/Gästebetreuung and greeting clients. 52 relative n /ˈrelətɪv/ der/die Verwandte We'll be visiting relatives at Christmas. 52 hug n /hʌg/ Umarmung Family members often hug each other when they meet. 52 to kiss v /tə ˈkɪs/ küssen In some cultures people kiss each other on both cheeks when greeting. 52 to shake hands v phr /tə ˌʃeɪk ˈhændz/ Hände schütteln I introduced myself to my new neighbours and we shook hands. 52 not to mind v phr /ˌnɒt tə ˈmaɪnd/ nicht beachten You learn not to mind when she says unkind things to you. 52 to join someone later v phr /tə ˌdʒɔɪn sʌmwʌn ˈleɪtə/ sich später mit jemandem treffen I told Ethan I'd join him later in the pub. 53 to pay a compliment v phr /tə ˌpeɪ ə ˈkɒmpl mənt/ ein Kompliment machen He wanted to pay her a compliment, but wasn't brave enough. 53 bit of luck idiom /ˌbɪt əv ˈlʌk/ ein bisschen Glück With a bit of luck, my team might come top of the league. 53 fabulous adj /ˈfæbj ləs/ fabelhaft We had a fabulous holiday in Hawaii! 53 to put on weight v phr /tə ˌpʊt ɒn ˈweɪt/ Gewicht zulegen, zunehmen She's far too thin and is trying to put on weight. 53 to renovate v /tə ˈrenəveɪt/ renovieren They renovated the building and there are now 20 new offices available. 53 chit-chat idiom /ˈtʃɪt tʃæt/ Geplauder There's been a lot of chit-chat in the office about the new management. 54 enterprise n /ˈentəpraɪz/ Unternehmungsgeist He showed a lot of enterprise in the way he solved the problem. 54 finalist n /ˈfaɪnə l- st/ der Finalist It was difficult to decide which of the two finalists was better. 55 apprentice n /əˈprent s/ Lehrling The plumber arrived with his apprentice. 55 learning difficulties n phr /ˈlɜːnɪŋ ˌdɪfɪkə ltiz/ Lernschwierigkeiten Those children with learning difficulties were given individual tuition. 55 unemployed adj /ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪd/ arbeitslos I'm unemployed at the moment, but I'm looking for work 55 to socialize v /tə ˈsəʊʃə l-aɪz/ unter die Leute kommen Don't stand here in the corner, move around and socialize. 55 to choose v /tə ˈtʃuːz/ (aus)wählen Both candidates have great potential I didn't know which one to choose. Seite 9 von 21

10 Unit 6 56 flexi-time n /ˈfleksi taɪm/ Gleitzeit The company decided to adopt a flexi-time system. 56 human resources n phr /ˌhjuːmən rɪˈzɔːs z, -ˈsɔːs z/ Personal, Personalabteilung Ellie wants to work in Human Resources. 56 in charge of phr v /ɪn ˈtʃɑːdʒ əv, ɒv/ für etw. verantwortlich sein, leiten Who is in charge of Human Resources these days? 56 intranet n /ˈɪntrənet/ Intranet The company intranet should improve employee productivity. 56 pay rise n /ˈpeɪ raɪz/ Lohnerhöhung Everyone was wondering what the pay rise would be. 56 to let v /tə ˈlet/ (zu)lassen, erlauben The company lets employees use the gym facilities at the weekend. 56 obligation n /ˌɒbl ˈgeɪʃə n/ Verpflichtung You have an obligation to inform the police of any accident on the road. 56 rule of thumb idiom /ˌruːl əv ˈθʌm/ Faustregel As a rule of thumb, we suggest that you take a five-minute break from your desk every hour. 57 unwritten rule n phr /ˌʌnrɪtn ˈruːl/ ungeschriebenes Gesetz Buying cakes for everyone on your birthday is an unwritten rule at this company! 58 to overwork v /tʊ ˌəʊvəˈwɜːk/ sich überarbeiten If you continue to overwork him, his health will suffer. 58 to allow v /tʊ əˈlaʊ/ erlauben We were allowed to leave the office early to watch the football. 58 to work overtime v phr /tə ˌwɜːk ˈəʊvətaɪm/ (bezahlte) Überstunden machen He's saving up to buy a house, and works as much overtime as possible. 59 dress code n phr /ˈdres kəʊd/ Kleiderordnung His contract set out the company's dress code for all employees. 59 equal opportunities n phr /ˌiːkwəl ɒpəˈtjuːn tiz/ Chancengleichheit, This company is an equal opportunities employer. Gleichberechtigung 59 health and safety n phr /ˌhelθ ənd ˈseɪfti/ Gesundheit und Sicherheit, health and safety legislation = Not many people know the health and safety legislation that applies to workplaces. Sicherheitsbestimmungen 60 capital letter n /ˌkæp tl ˈletə/ Großbuchstabe The signs at the roadside were all written in capital letters. 60 full stop n /ˌfʊl ˈstɒp/ Punkt He never remembers to put a full stop at the end of his sentences. 60 lower-case letter n phr /ˌləʊə keɪs ˈletə/ Kleinbuchstabe The poet e e cummings always spelt his name in lower-case letters. 60 to punctuate v /tə ˈpʌŋktʃueɪt/ Satzzeichen setzen I rarely punctuate my text messages properly. 60 to carry out (some research) v phr /tə ˌkæri ˈaʊt/ (Untersuchungen) durchführen The students were asked to carry out a study of social networking websites such as Facebook. 61 to look forward to v phr /tə lʊk ˈfɔːwəd tə/ sich auf etw. freuen She was looking forward to her new job. Seite 10 von 21

11 61 Yours faithfully idiom /ˌjɔːz ˈfeɪθfə li/ Hochachtungsvoll Dear Sir, Please make an appointment regarding this matter. Yours faithfully, A. Smith, Bank Manager. 61 Yours sincerely idiom /ˌjɔːz sɪnˈsɪəli/ Mit freundlichen Grüßen Dear Mr Adams, Please accept our apologies for absence. Yours sincerely, Harry and Judith 61 to resign v /tə rɪˈzaɪn/ kündigen If she criticizes my work once more, I'll resign! 64 fear n/v /fɪə/ Angst The thought of starting her first job filled her with fear. 64 job-seeker n /ˈdʒɒb ˌsiːkə/ der/die Arbeitssuchende There are too many job-seekers and not enough jobs. 64 induction programme n phr /ɪnˈdʌkʃə n ˈprəʊgræm/ Einführungsprogramm They decided to review the staff induction programme. 64 procedure n /prəˈsiːdʒə/ Ablauf What's the procedure for getting a driver's licence? 64 in trouble v phr /ɪn ˈtrʌbə l/ in Schwierigkeiten sein, Ärger The new company is in trouble because of the economic bekommen downturn. 64 to team up v phr /tə ˌtiːm ˈʌp/ sich zusammentun We decided to team up and start our own company. 65 to get things wrong v phr /tə ˌget θɪŋz ˈrɒŋ/ etw. falsch machen No matter how hard she tries, she always gets things wrong. 65 appraisal system n phr /əˈpreɪzə l ˌsɪst m/ Bewertungssystem There was no structured staff appraisal system. 65 policy n /ˈpɒl si/ Grundsatz, Richtlinie It's company policy to promote people who already work for us. 65 security pass n phr /sɪˈkjʊər ti pɑːs/ Sicherheitsausweis No-one can get into the building without a security pass. 65 show (someone) around v phr /ˌʃəʊ əˈraʊnd/ (jdn.) herumführen My manager asked me to show the new boy around. 65 staff handbook n phr /ˌstɑːf ˈhændbʊk/ Personalhandbuch At the staff induction, everyone was given a staff handbook. 65 the guidelines n /ðə ˈgaɪdlaɪnz/ Richtlinien We'll need a few guidelines before starting the project. Unit 7 68 advertising n /ˈædvətaɪzɪŋ/ Werbung My father works in advertising. 68 chauffeur n /ˈʃəʊfə/ Chauffeur, Fahrer My chauffeur drove me to the airport. 68 childhood dream n phr /ˌtʃaɪldhʊd ˈdriːm/ Kindheitstraum My childhood dream was to be an astronaut. 68 humble adj /ˈhʌmbə l/ bescheiden The novel is about the friendship between a humble mailman and a famous poet. 68 to drop out v phr /tə ˌdrɒp ˈaʊt/ abbrechen He decided to drop out of college and join the army. 68 to enrol v /tʊ ɪnˈrəʊl/ sich einschreiben Can we still enrol for this class? 68 tough adj /tʌf/ hart The training was extremely tough, but I was determined to finish the course. 69 legal office n phr /ˈliːgəl ˌɒf s/ Rechtsabteilung The Legal Office provided advice to the University to ensure compliance with legal requirements. Seite 11 von 21

12 69 nightclub n /ˈnaɪtklʌb/ Nachtklub London has some great nightclubs. 70 economic recession n phr /ˌekənɒmɪk rɪˈseʃə n, ˌiː-/ Rezession Many people lost their jobs during the economic downturn. 70 humour n /ˈhjuːmə/ Humor I really like Sam he's got a great sense of humour. 70 successful adj /səkˈsesfə l/ erfolgreich They were successful in persuading him to join their team. 70 beard n /bɪəd/ Bart He has shaved his beard off. 70 by the age of prep phr /baɪ ðə ˈeɪdʒ əv/ mit... Jahren, im Alter von By the age of 26, she was married with two children. 70 cost-cutting adj /ˈkɒst ˌkʌtɪŋ/ kostendämpfend Sales were falling, so the company had to take some cost cutting measures. 70 strategy n /ˈstræt dʒi/ Strategie What's your strategy going to be for winning the election? 70 to joke (around) v /tə ˈdʒəʊk/ scherzen Sam's always joking around in class. 71 brand n /brænd/ Marke What brand of washing powder do you use? 71 success n /səkˈses/ Erfolg They were pleased with their success at the tournament. 72 cartoon n /kɑːˈtuːn/ Zeichentrickfilm Cartoons about office life often make me laugh. 72 funny adj /ˈfʌni/ komisch It was one of the funniest films I've ever seen. 72 joke n /dʒəʊk/ Witz He keeps making jokes about my hair. 72 sitcom n /ˈsɪtkɒm/ Fernsehkomödie It's my dad's favourite sitcom. 72 to laugh (out loud) v /tə ˈlɑːf/ (lauthals) lachen The children were laughing out loud at the clown's behaviour. 72 amusing adj /əˈmjuːzɪŋ/ amüsant The presenter was very amusing with his stories about life as a travelling salesman. 72 anecdote n /ˈænɪkdəʊt/ Anekdote He told a funny anecdote about his work. 72 to smile v /tə ˈsmaɪl/ lächeln The baby looked so cute, I just had to smile. 72 good / great fun n phr /ˌgʊd, ˌgreɪt ˈfʌn/ großer Spaß It was a good day out and we had great fun. 74 You re kidding! idiom /jɔː ˈkɪdɪŋ/ Du machst Witze! You're kidding!' he gasped, when I told him what I'd seen. 75 scary/scariest adj /ˈskeəri, ˈskeəriəst/ furchteinflößend/furchteinflößendste It was the scariest movie I've ever seen. 75 to fall asleep v phr /tə ˌfɔːl əˈsliːp/ einschlafen It doesn't matter what's on, he always falls asleep in front of the television. 75 eventually adv /ɪˈventʃuəli, -tʃəli/ endlich We eventually arrived over three hours late. 75 in the end prep phr /ɪn ðə ˈend/ schließlich In the end, they decided to give him one more chance to prove himself. 76 business venture n phr /ˈbɪzn s ˌventʃə/ Geschäftsvorhaben The business venture ended when the bank refused to lend them any more money. Seite 12 von 21

13 76 investor n /ɪnˈvestə/ der Investor As soon as they heard the bad news, the investors sold their shares. 76 potential adj /pəˈtenʃə l/ potenziell We believe that Rob is a potential tennis champion. 77 proud/proudest adj /praʊd, ˈpraʊd st/ stolz/stolzeste She was very proud of her daughter's achievements. 77 weird/weirdest adj /wɪəd, ˈwɪəd st/ merkwürdig/merkwürdigste I found some of his stories a bit weird. Unit 8 78 carbon emissions n phr /ˈkɑːbən ɪˌmɪʃə nz/ Kohlenstoff-Emissionen The aviation industry promised to cut carbon emissions by 50%. 78 to recycle v /tə ˌriːˈsaɪkə l/ wiederverwerten The council is recycling all the rubbish collected. 78 light bulb n /ˈlaɪt bʌlb/ Glühbirne We had energy efficient light bulbs fitted throughout the building. 78 to reduce v /tə rɪˈdjuːs/ reduzieren Each country is trying to reduce its carbon footprint. 78 to replace v /tə rɪˈpleɪs/ ersetzen She replaced the light bulb with a low-energy version. 78 to reuse v /tə ˌriːˈjuːz/ wieder verwenden We always reuse supermarket carrier bags. 78 fuel-efficient adj /ˈfjuːəl ɪˌfɪʃə nt/ brennstoffsparend The company decided to buy more fuel-efficient cars. 78 green chic idiom /ˌgriːn ˈʃiːk/ Green Chic (ein Trend, der Solar panels are becoming the height of green chic. Umweltbewusstsein und Zeitgeist verbindet) 79 car share v phr /ˈkɑː ʃeə/ Fahrgemeinschaft, Lots of councils are running car share schemes. Fahrgemeinschaften bilden 79 the environment n /ðə ɪnˈvaɪrənmənt/ Umwelt We should do all we can to protect the environment. 79 headquarters n /ˈhedˌkwɔːtəz, ˌhedˈkwɔːtəz/ Hauptgeschäftsstelle The organization has its headquarters in New York. 79 innovative adj /ˈɪnəˌvətɪv/ innovativ She works for a very innovative company. 79 investment n /ɪnˈvestmənt/ Investition, Vermögensanlage We need more investment in small businesses. 79 peak time n phr /ˌpiːk ˈtaɪm/ Hauptgeschäftszeit Never travel at peak time it's crowded and more expensive. 79 rooftop n /ˈruːftɒp/ Dach The penthouse has a swimming pool on the rooftop. 79 solar panel n /ˌsəʊlə ˈpænl/ Sonnenkollektor Our neighbour is thinking of having some solar panels installed. 80 carbon footprint n phr /ˌkɑːbən ˈfʊtˌprɪnt/ CO2-Bilanz Each country is trying to reduce its carbon footprint. 80 disposable adj /dɪˈspəʊzəbə l/ Wegwerf-, Einmal- Jake always uses disposable razors. 80 eco-friendly adj /ˌiːkəʊ ˌfrendli/ umweltfreundlich Which laptop is the most eco-friendly? Seite 13 von 21

14 80 packaging n /ˈpækɪdʒɪŋ/ Verpackung There was far too much packaging for such a small item. 80 to pollute v /tə pəˈluːt/ verschmutzen The river was polluted with chemical waste. 80 to throw away v phr /tə ˌθrəʊ əˈweɪ/ wegwerfen The fruit was rotten so we had to throw it away. 80 air conditioning n /ˌeə kənˈdɪʃə nɪŋ/ Klimaanlage It was so hot we turned on the air conditioning. 81 bin n /bɪn/ Abfalleimer She threw the letter in the bin. 82 electric scooter n /ɪˌlektrɪk ˈskuːtə/ elektrischer Motorroller Ben has an electric scooter it costs very little to run. 82 boot n /buːt/ Kofferraum He put his suitcase in the boot of the car. 82 to couple v /ˈkʌpə l/ verbinden We coupled the phone to the telephone socket, but it still wouldn't work. 82 electricity supply n /ˌelɪkˈtrɪs ti səˌplaɪ/ Stromversorgung When Fred didn't pay the bill, the company cut off his electricity supply. 82 engine n /ˈendʒ n/ Motor This car's engine makes too much noise I've decided not to buy it. 82 to charge v /tə ˈtʃɑːdʒ/ laden, aufladen He charged the battery for his digital camera. 83 speed limit n /ˈspiːd ˌlɪm t/ Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzung To avoid paying speeding fines I advise you to keep within the speed limit. 83 to ban v /tə ˈbæn/ verbieten The hospital banned the use of mobile phones throughout the wards. 84 to come up with (a solution) v phr /tə kʌm ˈʌp wɪð, wɪθ/ sich (eine Lösung) ausdenken We were told to come up with a solution and think of something clever. 84 to prioritize v /tə praɪˈɒr taɪz/ Prioritäten setzen, hier: nach I prioritized my work tasks and began to work through them. Dringlichkeit sortieren 84 second-hand adj /ˌsekəndˈhænd/ gebraucht, Secondhand- She always wears second-hand designer clothes that her sister has finished with. 85 heating n /ˈhiːtɪŋ/ Heizung I'll turn the heating up it's cold. 85 issue n /ˈɪʃuː, ˈɪsjuː/ Angelegenheit, Problem The environment is an issue which is very important to young people. 86 open-plan office n phr /ˌəʊpən plæn ˈɒf s/ Großraumbüro According to the study, working in an open-plan office increases the chances of getting ill. 86 cubicle n /ˈkjuːbɪkə l/ Kabine The changing cubicles at the swimming pool are too small. 86 partition n /pɑːˈtɪʃə n/ Trennwand There's a partition between the two offices. 86 screen n /skriːn/ Stellwand, Sichtschutzwand Their new television has a 42-inch screen. 86 soundproof adj /ˈsaʊndpruːf/ schalldicht Each office had soundproof walls. Seite 14 von 21

15 86 to refurbish v /tə ˌriːˈfɜːbɪʃ/ renovieren Thousands of books had to be removed from the library before it could be refurbished. Unit 9 88 mobile phone n /ˌməʊbaɪl ˈfəʊn/ Handy Call me on my mobile phone. 88 accessory n /əkˈsesəri/ Zubehör Mobile phones come with many fancy accessories these days. 88 cellphone n /ˈselfəʊn/ Handy My American cousins is forever talking on her cellphone - it's annoying! 88 e-book/electronic book n /ˈiː bʊk, ˌelɪktrɒnɪk ˈbʊk/ E-Book Some people think the e-book will replace the printed book. 88 feature n /ˈfiːtʃə/ Besonderheit This new software has some very useful features. 88 irresistible adj /ˌɪrɪˈzɪst bə l/ unwiderstehlich His chocolate cake was irresistible. 88 to upload v /tʊ ʌpˈləʊd/ hochladen I'll upload the files to my website, and you can download them from there. 89 ring tone n /ˈrɪŋ təʊn/ Klingelton He changes the ring tone on his mobile every week! 89 rival n /ˈraɪvə l/ der Rivale The two colleagues have always been rivals. 89 SMS text message n phr /ˌes em es ˈtekst ˌmesɪdʒ/ SMS Contact us by sending an SMS text message to this number. 89 to forbid v /tə fəˈbɪd/ verbieten You can't forbid me to see him. 89 to launch v /tə lɔːntʃ/ etw. auf den Markt bringen Today, the company will be launching a new mobile phone service. 90 file n /faɪl/ Datei Please open the file labelled 'Help and support'. 90 on-line gaming n phr /ˌɒn laɪn ˈgeɪmɪŋ/ Online-Spiele spielen Mick's addicted to on-line gaming. 90 podcast n /ˈpɒdkɑːst/ Podcast She missed the radio programme, but listened to the podcast later. 90 social networking n phr /ˌsəʊʃə l ˈnetwɜːkɪŋ/ Netzwerken (soziale Kontaktpflege via Internet) The company didn't allow employees to use social networking sites. 90 privacy n /ˈprɪvəsi, ˈpraɪ-/ Privatsphäre You must respect other's privacy. 90 to access v /tʊ ˈækses/ Zugang bekommen You can't access these files unless you have the password. 90 to share v /tə ˈʃeə/ teilen We shared one colour printer between 6 colleagues. 90 to threaten v /tə ˈθretn/ drohen The company threatened to make job cuts unless sales increased. 90 hacker n /ˈhækə/ Hacker The hacker admitted stealing IDs and selling them for money. 90 researcher n /rɪˈsɜːtʃə/ Forscher, Rechercheur Helen works as a picture researcher for a publisher. 90 to fake v /tə ˈfeɪk/ fälschen A good artist would have found it easy to fake the paintings. Seite 15 von 21

16 91 to delete v /tə dɪˈliːt/ löschen I deleted the folder by accident. 91 counter-productive adj /ˌkaʊntə prəˈdʌktɪv/ kontraproduktiv It's counter-productive to shout at children. It can frighten them, and they don't listen. 91 inappropriate websites n phr /ɪnəˌprəʊpri t ˈwebsaɪts/ ungeeignete/verbotene Webseiten The manager caught his assistant surfing inappropriate websites. 91 productive adj /prəˈdʌktɪv/ produktiv That was a very productive meeting. 92 webcam n /ˈwebkæm/ Webcam Kate's father refused to buy a webcam for the computer. 92 to deal with v phr /tə ˈdiːl wɪð, wɪθ/ sich mit etw. befassen If I had to deal with him on a day-to-day basis, it would drive me mad! 92 to put someone on hold v phr /tə ˌpʊt sʌmwʌn ɒn ˈhəʊld/ jdn. in die Warteschleife stellen Shani put David on hold while she answered another call. 92 to call back v phr /tə ˌkɔːl ˈbæk/ zurückrufen Fred called back to ask if I d meet him outside the cinema. 92 to hang up v phr /tə ˌhæŋ ˈʌp/ auflegen It was yet another sales call, so I hung up. 92 to hold on v phr /tə ˌhəʊld ˈɒn/ warten Paula asked me to hold on while she answered the door. 92 to put someone through v phr /tə ˌpʊt sʌmwʌn ˈθruː/ jdn. durchstellen When my manager's wife rang, I put her through straight away. 93 to leave a message v phr /tə ˌliːv ə ˈmesɪdʒ/ eine Nachricht hinterlassen I left a message for him to ring me back as soon as possible. 94 to sound odd v phr /tə ˌsaʊnd ˈɒd/ seltsam klingen When my wife rang me at work she sounded odd, and I knew straight away that something was wrong. 94 supplier n /səˈplaɪə/ Lieferant The supplier promised me he would deliver the goods first thing on Monday morning. 94 the middle ground n phr /ðə ˌmɪdl ˈgraʊnd/ Mittelweg The Liberals hold the middle ground in UK politics. 96 remote worker n phr /rɪˌməʊt ˈwɜːkə/ Außendienstmitarbeiter; Mitarbeiter, der von zu Hause aus arbeitet Remote workers work more efficiently, as being in an office leads to a lot of wasted time. 96 to get on with something v phr /tə get ˈɒn wɪð ˌsʌmθɪŋ/ etw. fortführen I wish he would get on with the project and finish it on time! 96 to liaise with v phr /tə liˈeɪz wɪð, wɪθ/ mit jdm. zusammenarbeiten Part of your job will be to liaise with the customers. Unit CV n /ˌsiː ˈviː/ Lebenslauf Please send an up-to-date CV with your job application. 100 to lie v /tə ˈlaɪ/ lügen I'd be lying if I said I knew who did it, because I wasn't even there. 100 résumé n /ˈrezjʊmeɪ, ˈreɪ-/ Lebenslauf Send your résumé and a letter of application to the Vice- President. Seite 16 von 21

17 101 to fire v /tə ˈfaɪə/ feuern They fired him after they caught him stealing company property. 101 to get caught v phr /tə get ˈkɔːt/ gefasst/erwischt werden She got caught stealing a bottle of perfume. 101 to remove v /tə rɪˈmuːv/ wegräumen Will someone please remove that rubbish? 101 to apply for v /tʊ əˈplaɪ fə, fɔː/ sich bewerben für Nancy applied for a passport. 101 to tell the truth v phr /tə ˌtel ðə ˈtruːθ/ die Wahrheit sagen It is always best to tell the truth when something goes wrong. 102 to lend v /tə ˈlend/ leihen He asked me to lend him some money. 102 close friend n phr /kləʊz frend/ enger Freund Kim has always been a close friend of mine. 102 down payment n phr /ˌdaʊn ˈpeɪmənt/ Anzahlung I made a down payment on a new car today! 102 friendship n /ˈfrendʃɪp/ Freundschaft Our long friendship began at school. 102 interest rates n phr /ˈɪntr st reɪts/ Zinssätze At present, interest rates are very low. 102 loan n /ləʊn/ Darlehen We took out a loan to buy our new car. 102 mortgage n /ˈmɔːgɪdʒ/ Hypothek Dave went to the building society to arrange a mortgage to repay v /tə rɪˈpeɪ/ zurückzahlen We have to repay the mortgage over a 25-year period. 102 can/can t afford v phr /kən, ˌkɑːnt əˈfɔːd/ kann sich/kann sich nicht leisten Tom can't afford to go on holiday this year. 102 cash n /kæʃ/ Bargeld I haven't got much cash. Can I pay by cheque? 102 deposit n /dɪˈpɒz t/ Einlage, Anzahlung We paid a 10% deposit on the house. 102 to borrow v /tə ˈbɒrəʊ/ borgen I asked Dad if I could borrow the car. 103 to apologize v /tʊ əˈpɒlədʒaɪz/ sich entschuldigen Jake apologized for his bad behaviour. 103 to be upset v phr /tə ˌbi ʌpˈset/ verärgert/aufgebracht sein I didn't want my sister to be upset, and tried to explain. 104 It s your fault! v phr /ɪts ˈjɔː fɔːlt/ Es ist deine Schuld! Don't worry. It's not your fault! 104 to blame v /tə ˈbleɪm/ jdn. beschuldigen I had no one to blame but myself. 104 to do something wrong v phr /tə ˌduː sʌmθɪŋ ˈrɒŋ/ etw. Falsches tun Did I do something wrong?' he asked innocently. 104 to make an excuse v phr /tə ˌmeɪk ən ɪkˈskjuːs/ sich entschuldigen He tried to make an excuse for his bad behaviour. 104 doping n /ˈdəʊpɪŋ/ Doping The jockey was accused of doping his horse. 105 to make a decision v phr /tə ˌmeɪk ə dɪˈsɪʒə n/ eine Entscheidung treffen You will have to make a decision one way or the other. 105 to make a suggestion v phr /tə ˌmeɪk ə səˈdʒestʃə n/ einen Vorschlag machen May I make a suggestion about what we could do? 105 to do the housework v phr /tə ˌduː ðə ˈhaʊswɜːk/ die Hausarbeit machen Who's going to do the housework if I don't do it? 106 apology n /əˈpɒlədʒi/ Entschuldigung You made me late, and I want an apology. Seite 17 von 21

18 106 to jump the queue idiom /tə ˌdʒʌmp ðə ˈkjuː/ sich vordrängeln Her dad was manager of the club, so they were able to jump the queue. 106 to say sorry v phr /tə ˌseɪ ˈsɒri/ sagen, dass es einem Leid tut He's often extremely rude, but I've never known him to say sorry for anything. 107 embarrassing adj /ɪmˈbærəsɪŋ/ peinlich It was very embarrassing because he heard what I said about him. 108 brave adj /breɪv/ tapfer, mutig He wasn't brave enough to dive into the deep water. 108 consistent adj /kənˈsɪstə nt/ beständig His work is consistent. 108 kind adj /kaɪnd/ freundlich Lisa is a very kind person. She is always ready to help people. 108 open-minded adj /ˌəʊpən ˈmaɪnd d/ aufgeschlossen I wish all my students were as open-minded as you. 108 sensitive adj /ˈsens tɪv/ einfühlsam He was very sensitive to other people's needs. 108 thoughtful adj /ˈθɔːtfə l/ nachdenklich She looked thoughtful. 108 wise adj /waɪz/ klug Do you think that was a wise decision? 108 confidence adj /ˈkɒnf də ns/ Vertrauen She has little confidence in her own abilities. 109 to do the right thing v phr /tə ˌduː ðə ˌraɪt ˈθɪŋ/ das Richtige tun Most people usually do the right thing even when it's not the easy option. 109 to take time off v phr /tə ˌteɪk taɪm ˈɒf/ sich beurlauben lassen Her husband intends to take time off after the baby is born. 109 to break down v phr /tə ˌbreɪk ˈdaʊn/ zusammenbrechen What will you do if your car breaks down? Unit charity n /ˈtʃær ti/ Wohltätigkeitsorganisation She works for the charity Oxfam. 110 NGO /ˌen dʒiː ˈəʊ/ Privatorganisation, nichtstaatliche Many NGOs are associated with the United Nations. Einrichtung 110 NPO /ˌen piː ˈəʊ/ gemeinnützige Organisation She works for an NPO which helps homeless children. 110 shareholder n /ˈʃeəˌhəʊldə/ der Aktionär The shareholders voted against the proposal. 110 clown n /klaʊn/ Clown Sally dresses up as a clown and entertains the children at birthday parties. 110 disadvantaged adj /ˌdɪsədˈvɑːntɪdʒd/ benachteiligt The government promised to do more for disadvantaged children. 110 laughter n /ˈlɑːftə/ Gelächter We heard laughter outside. 110 performance n /pəˈfɔːməns/ Darbietung We watched a performance of Hamlet. 110 smile n /smaɪl/ Lächeln Helen has a smile on her face. Seite 18 von 21

19 110 to volunteer v /tə ˌvɒlənˈtɪə/ sich als Freiwilliger melden, Some employees volunteered to help out at the charity race. ehrenamtlich arbeiten 111 to donate v /tə dəʊˈneɪt/ spenden The shopkeeper promised to donate some prizes for the raffle. 111 fund-raising event n phr /ˈfʌnd reɪzɪŋ ɪˌvent/ Wohltätigkeitsveranstaltung The fund-raising event was a great success. 112 celebrity n /s ˈlebr ti/ Berühmtheit There were lots of TV celebrities at the party. 113 available adj /əˈveɪləbə l/ verfügbar Tickets are not available to the public. 113 request n /rɪˈkwest/ Anfrage Can I make a request? 114 newsletter n /ˈnjuːzˌletə/ Newsletter The company newsletter comes out monthly. 115 get engaged v phr /ˌget ɪnˈgeɪdʒd/ sich verloben He bought her a diamond ring when they got engaged. 115 get married v phr /get ˈmærid/ heiraten Leo and Grace are planning to get married in August next year. 115 honeymoon n /ˈhʌnimuːn/ Flitterwochen We're going to Greece for our honeymoon. 115 wedding reception n phr /ˈwedɪŋ rɪˌsepʃə n/ Hochzeitsempfang/-feier At the wedding reception everyone toasted the bride and groom. 115 fireworks n /ˈfaɪəwɜːks/ Feuerwerk On bonfire night, we went outside to set off some fireworks. 115 get promoted v phr /get prəˈməʊt d/ befördert werden She'd only been working there for 18 months before getting promoted! 115 house-warming party idiom /ˈhaʊs wɔːmɪŋ ˌpɑːti/ Einweihungsfeier They've just moved, and are holding a house-warming party on Saturday evening. 115 maternity leave n phr /məˈtɜːn ti ˌliːv/ Mutterschaftsurlaub His secretary was away on maternity leave. 115 parade n /pəˈreɪd/ Umzug, Parade We stood on Main Street in Disney World to watch the Magic Kingdom parade. 115 pregnant adj /ˈpregnənt/ schwanger She got pregnant soon after they were married. 115 early retirement n phr /ˌɜːli rɪˈtaɪəmənt/ vorzeitiger Ruhestand William decided to take early retirement. 115 public holiday n phr /ˌpʌblɪk ˈhɒl di, -deɪ/ gesetzlicher Feiertag New Year's Day is a public holiday. 115 to move house v phr /tə ˌmuːv ˈhaʊs/ umziehen We're moving house next Friday. 116 to network v /tə ˈnetwɜːk/ netzwerken Ellie is too shy to network. 117 subsidiary n /səbˈsɪdiəri/ Tochtergesellschaft Ford has subsidiaries all over the world. 118 team building v phr /ˈtiːm ˌbɪldɪŋ/ teambildend Most of the staff dislike team building exercises and activities. 118 challenge n/v /ˈtʃæl ndʒ/ herausfordern He says the job doesn't really challenge him. 118 custom-made adj /ˌkʌstəm ˈmeɪd/ maßgearbeitet The company specializes in custom-made bedroom furniture. Seite 19 von 21

20 118 incentive n /ɪnˈsentɪv/ Ansporn Money is a good incentive for hard work. 118 to bond v /tə ˈbɒnd/ eine enge Verbindung schaffen She feels it is important to bond with your customers. 118 to let off steam idiom /tə ˌlet ɒf ˈstiːm/ Dampf ablassen, sich abreagieren The only way I can let off steam is to go for a long run. 118 to sunbathe v /tə ˈsʌnbeɪð/ sonnenbaden Grace was sunbathing in the garden. 118 unforgettable adj /ˌʌnfəˈgetəbə l/ unvergesslich It was an unforgettable experience. Unit civil servant n /ˌsɪvə l ˈsɜːvə nt/ Angestellter im öffentl. Dienst, Sonia is a civil servant and works for a government department, Beamter 120 trader n /ˈtreɪdə/ Händler All the local traders complained to the council about the increase in rates. 120 courage n /ˈkʌrɪdʒ/ Mut It takes courage to admit that you are wrong. 120 to admit v /tʊ ədˈmɪt/ zugeben She admitted she was wrong. 120 to distrust v /tə dɪsˈtrʌst/ misstrauen He's always distrusted people he didn't know very well. 120 trial and error n phr /ˌtraɪəl ənd ˈerə/ Ausprobieren No one showed us what to do we just learned by trial and error. 122 to admire v /tʊ ədˈmaɪə/ bewundern I had to admire the way she stood up to him. 122 headline n /ˈhedlaɪn/ Überschrift, Schlagzeile Here are today's headlines. 122 scandal n /ˈskændl/ Skandal His behaviour caused a political scandal. 122 taken ill v phr /ˌteɪkən ˈɪl/ krank werden My husband was taken ill at work and rushed to hospital. 122 to accuse of v /tʊ əˈkjuːz əv, ɒv/ anklagen wegen He was accused of stealing the painting. 122 to quit v /tə ˈkwɪt/ verlassen, kündigen Tom didn't get on with the manager and decided to quit his job. 122 to split v /tə ˈsplɪt/ sich trennen The singer split with his partner after five years together. 122 to sue v /tə ˈsjuː/ verklagen Pam sued the company for compensation. 123 libel n /ˈlaɪbə l/ Verleumdung Lord Smith sued the newspaper for libel. 123 to arrest (someone) v /tʊ əˈrest/ (jdn.) festnehmen The police arrested the burglar. 123 to storm off idiom /tə ˌstɔːm ˈɒf/ davonstürmen She stormed off in a rage. 124 builder n /ˈbɪldə/ Bauunternehmer, Bauunternehmen The builder didn't complete the job, so I refused to pay him. 124 prescription n /prɪˈskrɪpʃə n/ Rezept The doctor gave her a prescription for some tablets. Seite 20 von 21

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