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  • It's day seven. We're rounding out our first week  of the 2021 vocabulary challenge. One video a day,  

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

  • So these are words you need to know if you're  preparing for the IELTS or the TOEFL exam,  

  • but also if you read or watch news in Englishor have conversations with native speakers.  

  • In other words, these are useful words, important  words that you will come across. You're learning  

  • four new words today with tons of real life  examples. So grab your friends have them join  

  • the challenge with you, and let's do this. When  you learn a new word, make up your own sentence,  

  • record yourself in a video saying that sentence  and post to social media using the hashtag  

  • #rachelsenglish30daychallenge And as always, if  you like this video or you learned something new,  

  • please like and subscribe with  notifications. It means a lot.

  • Don't forget there's a download to go with  this video. A list of all the words with  

  • definitions and sample sentences, as well as  quizzes to make sure you're really getting  

  • and remembering these words. You can get that  download by following this link, or the link  

  • in the video description. Today's four words  are: EXPORT, DISTRIBUTE, SECTOR, and PERCENT,  

  • and we're looking at the different ways these  words are used in various situations. For each  

  • word, you'll learn the definition, we'll go  over the pronunciation, you'll get to see  

  • the pronunciation up close and in slow motion, and  we'll have five examples from real life English.

  • First EXPORT. Export. The verb form has  two pronunciations with different stress.  

  • Export or export. It's a verb, and it means to  send a product to be sold in another country.  

  • About 90 countries exported oil to the US  in 2019. As a noun or adjective, it has  

  • first syllable stress, export, and it's a product  that's sent to another country to be sold there.  

  • Exports to China have risen this year. Let's  look again up close and in slow motion.

  • And now we'll go to Youglish for five  examples of this word in real situations.

  • We export products, cars, widgets, etcetera.

  • Things the country makes and  sells in another country. Exports.

  • We export products, cars, widgets, etcetera.

  • Another example.

  • One of its top export markets is Japan.

  • Top export markets. One of the top countries  where a company sells its product is Japan.

  • One of its top export markets is Japan.

  • Here's another example.

  • Of all the goods that we export to the worldonly one percent still goes to sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Goods, that's another word for products. Of all  the things we make and sell to other countries,  

  • less than one percent is  sold to sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Of all the goods that we export to the worldonly one percent still goes to sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Here's another example.

  • Elsa hopes to export the idea ofbirding trail to other national parks.

  • Export the idea. So this verb can be used not just  with products but thoughts and culture. And it can  

  • be used like this not just to other countriesbut to places within the country. For example,  

  • here, the idea was developed at a national parkand they're hoping other national parks will  

  • want to do the same thing. They're hoping to tell  other parks what they've done and export the idea.

  • Elsa hopes to export the idea ofbirding trail to other national parks.

  • Here's our last example.

  • And to this day, bananas and plantains alone  make up about 15 percent of all exports.

  • All exports. Of all goods being sold to another  country, 15 percent are bananas and plantains.

  • And to this day, bananas and plantains alone  make up about 15 percent of all exports.

  • The next word is DISTRIBUTE. DistributeIt's a verb that means to give or deliver  

  • something to people or businesses. Millions of  masks have been distributed to stores around  

  • the world since the pandemic began. Let's  look again up close and in slow motion.

  • And now we'll go to Youglish for five  examples of this word in real situations.

  • How do you distribute leadership?

  • Distribute leadership. So here, we're  talking about equality, a characteristic  

  • and not a thing. It's similar to the concept  of exporting an idea. Distributing leadership.  

  • How do you take this quality and develop it in  others, in a way, delivering this quality to them?

  • How do you distribute leadership?

  • Here's another example.

  • She had to distribute them herself.

  • She had to give them out. Deliver them herself.

  • She had to distribute them herself.

  • Here's another example.

  • We distribute milk and eggs and chicken  and peanut butter and rice and beans.

  • They deliver this food, give it to them.

  • We distribute milk and eggs and chicken  and peanut butter and rice and beans.

  • Another example.

  • And we distribute that fat in  different places based on hormones.

  • Distribute that fat. That fat is  delivered to different parts of the body.

  • And we distribute that fat in  different places based on hormones.

  • Here's our last example.

  • We really want to integrate ourselves  in these communities and take ideas  

  • from local people that we then help to distribute.

  • Again, talking about ideas and not  objects. Distribute ideas, hand them out,  

  • pass on valuable information.

  • We really want to integrate ourselves  in these communities and take ideas  

  • from local people that we then help to distribute.

  • Our next word is SECTOR. Sector. As part  of the KT cluster, the T is very light,  

  • it might even sound like a very light D.  Sector. Sector. It's a noun, it means a  

  • part of an economy that includes certain kinds  of jobs, like industry, agriculture, service.  

  • New York is the center of the financial sector in  the U.S. Let's look again at the pronunciation.

  • And now, we'll go to Youglish for five  examples of this word in real situations.

  • And we think that government-collected  data could do a few things that  

  • the private sector won't do on its own.

  • The private sector.  

  • This is used to separate private businesses  and organizations from the government.

  • And we think that government-collected  data could do a few things that  

  • the private sector won't do on its own.

  • Here's another example.

  • They're focusing narrowly on the tech sector.

  • The tech sector. Technology. Things like  hardware and software apps, that kind of thing.

  • They're focusing narrowly on the tech sector.

  • Let's go on to our next example.

  • The agricultural sector is doing very well.

  • Agricultural sector. That part of the economy  that has to do with farming and growing food.

  • The agricultural sector is doing very well.

  • Another example.

  • A couple years ago, I was in northern Nigeriatalking to justice sector professionals.

  • Justice sector. The part of the  government relating to the court system.

  • A couple years ago, I was in northern Nigeria  talking to justice sector professionals.

  • Here's our last example.

  • A friend of my mother's is somebody  who's in the interior design sector.

  • Interior design sector. Jobs and work relating  to the design of the interior of spaces,  

  • things like furniture, andcor.

  • A friend of my mother's is somebody  who's in the interior design sector.

  • Our last word today is PERCENT. PercentIt's a noun, it means one part in a hundred,  

  • an amount that's equal to one, one  hundredth of something. Water covers  

  • more than 70 percent of the Earth's surfaceLet's look again up close and in slow motion.

  • This word is pretty straightforward, isn't it? But  still, we'll go to Youglish to see five examples.

  • We recovered 75% of the computers that he sold.

  • 75 percent. Three-quarters of all computers sold.

  • We recovered 75% of the computers that he sold.

  • Here's another example.

  • Only 20% of people sent the  message to their friend.

  • Just 20% out of 100 people did this.

  • Only 20% of people sent the  message to their friend.

  • Here's another example.

  • But at the end of his life, the result was that  he had only signed ten percent of his paintings.

  • He signed just one out of  every ten of his paintings.

  • But at the end of his life the result was that  he had only signed ten percent of his paintings.

  • Another example.

  • Oxygen levels have been estimated to have been as  low as 15 percent compared to today's 21 percent.

  • Comparing two percentages, so notraw amount of oxygen, not a number,  

  • but a percent as it relates to the whole.

  • Oxygen levels have been estimated to have been as  low as 15 percent compared to today's 21 percent.

  • Here's our last example.

  • The price of an antibiotic went  up by 400 percent overnight.

  • Went up 400 percent. You might also hear  someone say the price went up by 4x overnight.

  • The price of an antibiotic  went up by 400 overnight.

  • Seeing their real-life examples can really  help you understand how to use these words,  

  • can't it? I have a challenge for you nowMake up a sentence with one of these words,  

  • and post it to social media, tag me, and use  the hashtag #rachelsenglish30daychallenge

  • Don't be shy, you can do this. Our next video  comes out tomorrow at 10AM Philadelphia time,  

  • come back to learn four more vocabulary wordsIn the meantime, keep your studies going with  

  • this video, and check out my online  courses at rachelsenglishacademy.com  

  • 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 seven. We're rounding out our first week  of the 2021 vocabulary challenge. One video a day,  

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