1100 Words, Week 5, Day 4

1100 Words, Week 5, Day 4

  • English Vocabulary Class on 1100 Words, Week 5, Day 4
  • Coursebook: 1100 Words You Need to Know
  • Date of Class: June 5, 2016, from 9:00 to 10:00 pm (Iran)
  • Use the audio player below to listen to the podcast of this vocabulary class which is based on the text below.

New Words

– impunity

Mr. Dorsey summoned a representative group of teachers and student leaders to his office in order to elicit their reactions to the of the football captain. He told them that cheating was a pernicious disease that could not be tolerated at our school. He loathed
having to Art Krause so severely, but unless strict measures were taken, the student body would construe the as an cheat with impunity. “We may lose a football game,” the principal said, “but we can salvage our self-respect.”

Sample Sentences
Use the new words in the following sentences.
1. The border guards allowed the doctor to with __________.
2. It isn’t easy to __________ answers from a sleepy class .
3. Dentists appreciate patients who can __________ pain.
4. She hoped that we would not __________ her decision to run for office as a thirst for power.
5. The dictator’s __________ rules failed to intimidate* the leaders of the .

Place the letter of the correct definition in the blank next to the new vocabulary word.
6. elicit ____ a. freedom from punishment
7. pernicious ____ b. to , to infer
8. tolerate ____ c. to , to bear
9. construe ____ d. to
10. impunity ____ e. harmful, causing injury

Today’s Idiom
to a person: to someone (the lions at the Tower of London were considered its main attraction)
When the famous visited , he was lionized wherever he lectured.

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10 thoughts on “1100 Words, Week 5, Day 4”

      1. Hossein Hariri

        The answer is NO, because he ‘loathed’ having to discipline Art Krause so severely. Therefore, he didn’t really like punishing him.

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