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  • It's day 20! We're two-thirds of the way done  with our 30-Day English Vocabulary Challenge.  

  • One video a day, every day, for 30 days. We're  learning 105 words from the academic word list.  

  • Words that will help you have  sophisticated English conversations,  

  • words you need to know if you're preparing for  the IELTS or TOEFL exams. I've been watching the  

  • posts you've been making about this challengeit's incredible, inspiring. Make up a sentence  

  • to a word you learn and post it on social. Don't  forget to like and subscribe, and don't forget to  

  • download the study guide that goes with this 30  day challenge. You can do that by clicking here  

  • or the link in the video description. Learn  the words, ace the quizzes, you've got this.

  • Today, we start with CHAPTER. Chapter. The  T in a PT cluster is very weak, it's not  

  • ptbut ptChapter. Chapter. It can almost sound  like a D. Chapter. Chapter. There's not as much  

  • air in it as a regular true T. It's a nounit means one of the main sections of a book.  

  • Please read the first two chapters  of your textbook for our next class.  

  • Or it means a period of time that is very  different from the period of time before it.  

  • That was a difficult chapter in my lifeLet's look again up close and in slow motion

  • And now, we'll go to Youglish for five examples. You can read this in the first chapter or  

  • second chapter of my book. This example and the next  

  • one uses chapters as a section of a book. You can read this in the first chapter or  

  • second chapter of my book. Here's another example

  • It's not something that she's  covering in every single chapter

  • Not covering throughout the book. It's not something that she's covering  

  • in every single chapter. Here's another example

  • This chapter in our life has  ended, so how do we turn the page

  • Now here, the word is being used to talk about  a period of time, a chapter in your life can be  

  • defined by a big change, like the chapter when you  were single and the chapter when you were married,  

  • or the chapter when you were in graduate schooland the chapter when you got your first job

  • This chapter in our life has  ended, so how do we turn the page

  • Another example. I wanna, I wanna read a section from, um, chapter  

  • five, uh, which is where we focus on culture. Again, talking about a section of a book

  • I wanna, I wanna read a section from, um, chapter  five, uh, which is where we focus on culture

  • Our last example. I mean, they have  

  • just seen chapter and verse over the last five  years of really bad behavior by these banks

  • Chapter and verse. This is an idiom that  means full and precise information. She  

  • says they've seen chapter and verse, they've  seen very precisely, the bad behavior of banks

  • I mean, they have just seen chapter  and verse over the last five years  

  • of really bad behavior by these banks. Our next word is JOURNAL.  

  • Journal. It's a noun, a book in which you write  down your personal experiences and thoughts. I  

  • write down my dreams in a journal. It can also be  a newspaper or magazine that reports on things of  

  • special interest. My mom subscribes to The Wall  Street Journal. This is also a verb and it means  

  • to write down personal experiences and thoughts.  I journal about the meaning of my dreams.  

  • Let's look again up close and in slow motion.

  • And now we'll go to Youglish for five examples

  • My own perspective, however, follows an  argument made by Jill Fields in a 2012  

  • article in Frontier's women's studies journal. In a particular journal, a publication that  

  • reports on this specialized subject. My own perspective, however,  

  • follows an argument made by Jill Fields in a 2012  article in Frontier's women's studies journal

  • Here's another example. A couple of weeks ago, I assigned  

  • my college students a one-page journal entry. The students were supposed to write out  

  • personal experiences and thoughts  likely on a particular topic

  • A couple of weeks ago I assigned my  college students a one-page journal entry

  • Here's another example. Oprah likes to keep a  

  • gratitude journal and says it's the single  most important thing she's ever done

  • Gratitude journal. A place to write down  your thoughts on what you're thankful for,  

  • what you feel lucky to have. Oprah likes to keep a gratitude  

  • journal and says it's the single  most important thing she's ever done

  • Another example. So I do regularly journal

  • Here, it's being used as a verb, to write  down personal experiences and thoughts

  • So I do regularly journal. Our last example

  • Francis is published in every  journal you can imagine

  • Every journal, every newspaper  and magazine you can think of

  • Francis is published in every  journal you can imagine

  • Our last word today is TEXT. Text. All three of  our words today relate to writing, don't they?  

  • This is a noun, the original words ofpiece of writing or speech. You can find  

  • the full text of his speech on his website. As  a verb, it means to send someone a text message.  

  • We texted for an hour last night. Let's  look again up close and in slow motion.  

  • Notice that to make that true T at the  beginning, the teeth have to come together

  • And now we'll go to Youglish for five examples. Someone breaking up with you via text message,  

  • that's like a different emotion. Breaking up with you, ending your  

  • relationship via text message. That's harsh. I'd  much rather have that conversation in person

  • Someone breaking up with you via text  message, that's like a different emotion

  • Here's another example. We would read some text in feminist  

  • theory and have a conversation about it. Some text, some original piece of writing

  • We would read some text in feminist  theory and have a conversation about it

  • Here's another example. Please use footnotes for your in-text citations

  • In-text citation. When you're writing a book or  article, and you quote someone or use information  

  • or ideas developed by someone else, you need to  cite that, you need to say who the original source  

  • was. So an in-text citation is where you put  that citation right there in your paper. This  

  • is different from a citation that happens  at the end of a paper or article. This  

  • is an example of an in-text citation thatgot from the web, it has two in-text citations

  • Please use footnotes for your in-text citations. Another example

  • The evidence from the text  and artifact tell a new story

  • Evidence from the text, from  the original piece of writing

  • The evidence from the text  and artifact tell a new story

  • Our last example. And you go to text one of your friends  

  • and they don't text back right away. You text a friend, pull out your phone, send a  

  • message. We all know what texting is, don't we? And you go to text one of your friends  

  • and they don't text back right away. Seeing all the real-life examples can really help  

  • you understand how to use these words, can't it?  I have a challenge for you now. Make up a sentence  

  • with one of these words. Make a short video of  your sentence, and post it to social media. Tag me  

  • and use the hashtag #rachelsenglish30daychallenge Don't be shy. You can do this. I love seeing  

  • what you've posted so far. Our next  video comes out tomorrow, at 10 AM  

  • Philadelphia time. Come on back to learn  three more vocabulary words. In the meantime,  

  • keep your studies going with this video, and check  out my online courses at Rachel's English Academy.  

  • You'll become a more confident English  speaker. And please do remember to subscribe.  

  • I love being your English teacher. That's it  and thanks so much for using Rachel's English.

It's day 20! We're two-thirds of the way done  with our 30-Day English Vocabulary Challenge.  

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