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  • We're doing a 30 Day English Vocabulary Word  Challenge and oh my gosh, guys, we're getting  

  • close to the end! It's day 29, our second to  last day. That's also called penultimate. Our  

  • penultimate day. You are all totally crushing it  on learning 105 words from the academic word list  

  • with real examples, with quizzes. These are  words that will help you have sophisticated  

  • English conversations, words you need to know if  you're preparing for an exam like IELTS or TOEFL.  

  • I've been watching the posts you've been making  about this challenge, it'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.

  • Our first word today is SITE.  

  • It's a noun, the place where something such  as a building is, was, or will be located, or will  

  • happen. It's also short for website. Amazon has  chosen a new site for its distribution center.  

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

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

  • I'm proud to say that they  are live on the site today

  • Here, she's talking about a websitetwo important resources for veterans.  

  • Information on education benefits and disability  benefits are live on the website. When you go to  

  • vets.gov, you can see them there. I'm proud to say that they are  

  • live on the site today. Here's another example

  • Take a tour with a guide who will bring  this ultra historical site to life

  • Historical site. A place where  something important happened in history

  • Take a tour with a guide who will bring  this ultra historical site to life

  • Here's another example. And chaperones are on site,  

  • but the girls are completely in charge. Chaperones are on site. They're there in place,  

  • but the girls are in charge. The chaperones  are only present in case there's an emergency.  

  • A chaperone is a person who accompanies and  looks after another person or group of people.  

  • For example, when a few parents  go along on a school trip

  • And chaperones are on site, but  the girls are completely in charge

  • Another example. This site is a is a new site  

  • that was sort of discovered by a researcher named  Dr. Ryan Daly, it's up near the Mozambique border

  • A new site. A new place to go see these sharks. This site is a is a new site that was sort of  

  • discovered by a researcher named Dr. Ryan  Daly, it's up near the Mozambique border

  • Our last example. And the money goes right to the school site

  • The school site. Right to the school itself. And the money goes right to the school site

  • Our next word is INJURY.

  • A noun, harm or damage, or an act or event that causes someone  

  • or something to no longer be fully  healthy, or in good condition. She  

  • survived the accident without injury. Let's  look again up close and in slow motion.  

  • And now, we'll go to Youglish for five examples. They risk injury or death

  • Risk injury or death. This is physically  dangerous. One can get hurt or killed

  • They risk injury or death. Here's another example

  • So when you have a traumatic brain injuryyou don't feel like yourself anymore

  • When your brain is damagedfor example, from a fall

  • So when you have a traumatic brain injury  you don't feel like yourself anymore

  • Here's another example. Had a recurring knee injury

  • Recurring. That means this is a pain that  keeps coming back. For example, you may have  

  • a back injury that comes back every once inwhile if you lift something that's too heavy

  • Had a recurring knee injury. Another example

  • I work primarily in the areas of  personal injury and criminal law

  • Personal injury. This is a common term in  law. Driving around the US, you might see  

  • a billboard for a law firm advertising  that they are personal injury attorneys.  

  • That means they handle cases where  someone is hurt physically. This is  

  • different from a case where someone's property  is damaged, for example, or the reputation.  

  • A reputation is something that can also  be injured. She injured my reputation when  

  • she started trashing my research  in conversation with colleagues

  • I work primarily in the areas of  personal injury and criminal law

  • Our last example. For older adults, the consequence  

  • of just one fall can cause permanent injury. Permanent injury. Harm, damage that will not heal

  • For older adults, the consequence of  just one fall can cause permanent injury

  • Our last word today has two pronunciationsTransfer and transfer. Different stress.

  • As a verb, it can be either pronunciationFirst syllable stress or second. As a noun,  

  • it's transfer, with first syllable stress. As  a verb, this means to move someone or something  

  • from one place to another. We transferred  the baby's car seat to the other car.  

  • As a noun, it means an act or process of moving  someone or something from one place to another.  

  • My bank transferred the funds  in just under two minutes.  

  • Notice with this TR cluster, it's very common  to hear that as a CHR. This is true of all words  

  • with the TR cluster. So rather than hearing trtrtransfer, you'll probably hear chr-- chr--  

  • transfer, with a light CH sound. Let's  look again up close and in slow motion

  • And now we'll go to Youglish for five examples. They can transfer the virus to their baby

  • Transfer the virus. This means the virus  can move from the parent to the baby,  

  • and the baby can also get sick. They can transfer the virus to their baby

  • Here's another example. To get their first two years  

  • and then transfer someplace else. Transfer someplace else

  • This is talking about a job. You  work somewhere for two years,  

  • then transfer to another  location within the company

  • To get their first two years and  then transfer someplace else

  • Here's another example. And that was the first time  

  • this peaceful transfer of power had ever happened. Transfer of power. This refers to the leaders  

  • of a government peacefully handing over control  to the newly elected leadership and stepping down

  • And that was the first time this peaceful  transfer of power had ever happened

  • Another example. But in many large  

  • scale wire transfers, it requires two  people to sign off on the wire transfer

  • Wire transfer. Sending money  from one bank account to another

  • But in many large scale wire transfersit requires two people to sign off on  

  • the wire transfer. Our last example

  • Emails lend themselves very  much to miscommunication.  

  • They're great for information transfer. Great for information transfer. For sending  

  • facts. But when it comes to things like tone, for  example, is this person angry about this? That can  

  • be misinterpreted, can lead to miscommunicationFor example, here, is tone done differently for  

  • the same phrase: I don't care or I don't care. Emails lend themselves very much to  

  • miscommunication. They're great  for information transfer.  

  • Seeing their 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 have posted so far. Our  next video comes out tomorrow at  

  • 10AM Philadelphia time, come 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.

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LEARN 105 ENGLISH VOCABULARY WORDS | DAY 29

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