Barrio 601 Words You Need to Know

Barrio 601 Words You Need to Know /ˈbær.i.əʊ/ (noun) Definition a Spanish-speaking quarter or district of a city or town in the United States of America in which poor people live or reside in poor conditions, ghetto, inner city, skid row, slum, sector, neighborhood Example We often talk about increasing wealth inequality, with the rich … Read more

Famine 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 13

Famine 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 13 /ˈfæm.ɪn/ (noun) extreme food shortage leading to illness or death, drought, deprivation, shortfall, deficiency of something, scantiness, dearth, poverty, short supply, food scarcity, starvation, want, lack, paucity, insufficiency The ‘Great Leap Forward’-famine in China from 1959-61 was the single largest famine in history in terms of absolute numbers … Read more

Hardship 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 1

Hardship 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 1 Hardship 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 1 /ˈhɑːd.ʃɪp/ (noun) difficulty or problem, plight, vicissitude, unpleasant condition, privation, severe suffering, poverty, destitution, deprivation, penury, austerity, misfortune, impecuniousness, misery, affliction, adversity, discomfort This report estimates the number of families who are not making ends meet. We examine the cost of … Read more

Penury 1100 Words You Need Week 36 Day 4

Penury 1100 Words You Need Week 36 Day 4 Penury 1100 Words You Need Week 36 Day 4 /ˈpen.jʊ.ri/ US /-jʊr.i/ (noun) extreme poverty, neediness, indigence, pennilessness, destitution, impecuniousness, impoverishment, pauperism, privation, beggary Dr. Raja made his foster parents proud conquering penury all through his years at the Karur Municipal School and the Government Arts … Read more

Vanka by Anton Chekhov – Learn English with Short Stories

Vanka by Anton Chekhov Vanka by Anton Chekhov an English short story with a podcast to practice listening, illustrated flashcards inside the short story to improve your English vocabulary, and enjoy literature Nine-year-old Vanka Zhukov, who had been apprentice to the shoemaker Aliakhin for three months, did not go to bed the night before Christmas. … Read more

The Skylight Room by O. Henry – English Fairy Tale

The Skylight Room Fairy Tale The Skylight Room English Fairy Tale First Mrs. Parker would show you the double parlours. You would not dare to interrupt her description of their advantages and of the merits of the gentleman who had occupied them for eight years. Then you would manage to stammer forth the confession that … Read more

Cinderella – English Fairy Tale with Flashcards & Podcast

Cinderella – English Fairy Tale Cinderella – English Fairy Tale Once there was a gentleman who married for his second wife the proudest and most haughty woman that was ever seen. She had by a former husband two daughters of her own humor, who were, indeed, exactly like her in all things. He had likewise, … Read more