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• It's day four of your 30-Day Vocabulary  Challenge. One video, every day for 30 days to

• help you master 105 intermediate English wordsWe're taking words from the academic word list,

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

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

• In other words, these words are useful. So grab  your friends have them join you in this challenge

• and let's do this. As always, if you like  this video, or you learned something new,

• please like and subscribe with  notifications. It really helps.

• There's a download to go with this video. A list  of all of 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, we're

• learning four words: ESTIMATE, PROCESS, RESEARCHand METHOD. And we're looking at the different

• ways these words are used in various situationsFor each word, you'll get 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 the word ESTIMATE.

• This word has two

• different pronunciations. Estimate or estimateBoth with first syllable stress. Estimate.

• Estimate. As a verb, it has first syllable stressEstimate. It means to roughly calculate, to judge,

• to give or form a general idea about the valuesize, or cost of something. They estimated that

• the distance was about three miles. As a nounit can be estimate or estimate. As a noun,

• this is a guess that you make based on the  information you have about the size, amount, etc.

• Of something. According to government estimatescurrent oil reserves are 10 percent lower than

• they were a year ago. Let's look again  at this word up close and in slow motion

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

• And you can see we, estimate  it with great precision

• Estimate. Guess at with great precision. Ohthey're very good at estimating apparently,

• they can get very close to the actual number. And you can see, we estimate it

• with great precision. Here's another example

• And as has been mentioned, we, we estimate  now there's about 10,000 of these diseases

• Based on what they knowguessing the number of diseases

• And as has been mentioned, we, we estimate  now there's about 10,000 of these diseases

• Here's another example

• They estimate this is the worst drought in  California in over twelve hundred years

• Roughly judging, guessing it's the worst  drought in over twelve hundred years

• They estimate this is the worst drought in  California in over twelve hundred years

• Let's go on to our next example. 238 billion dollars was the estimate in 2007.

• Now, it's a noun and we have  the other pronunciation.

• Estimate. This was the guess in 2007. 238 billion dollars was the estimate in 2007.

• Here's our last example. They estimate a food's shelf life,

• that is how long the lettuce will be crispor how long before the milk begins to sour

• Estimate, roughly calculate, give  an approximation, a good guess

• They estimate a food's shelf life, that  is how long the lettuce will be crisp,

• or how long before the milk begins to sour. Next, the word PROCESS. Process. A two-syllable

• word with first syllable stress. Process. It's a  noun, a series of actions that produce something,

• or that lead to a particular result. Learning  a foreign language can be a difficult process.

• As a verb, it means to change  something from one form into another,

• to deal with something like a document orrequest, or to take in and use, like information.

• Your application will be processed  in five to ten business days.

• Or, wow that's a lot of information to processAgain, let's look up close and in slow motion

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

• In the best case, the application takes  about six to eight months to process

• Six to eight months to be processed. That is  to be dealt with, what are all the things that

• need to be done with this application.?  It takes six to eight months to do that

• In the best case, the application takes  about six to eight months to process

• Here's another example. If you're a part of a hiring process,

• or an admissions process, you can be color brave. A hiring process. The series of actions needed

• to hire someone, like looking at cover  letters and resumes, and holding interviews

• If you're a part of a hiring  process, or an admissions process,

• you can be color brave. Here's another example

• In that process of going through thousands of  pages, to 20 pages, to 10 pages, to five, to two,

• I was learning judgment. In that process. In the steps needed

• to go through thousands of pages to two. In that process of going through

• thousands of pages, to 20 pages, to 10 pagesto five, to two, I was learning judgment

• Here's another example. And the reality is,

• I've been part of this process all my life. A part of the process. A part of the steps

• needed to do something. And the reality is

• I've been part of this process all my life. Here's our last example

• This causes the milk to curdle. It's  part of the cheese making process

• The process, the steps needed  to turn milk into cheese

• This causes the milk to curdle. It's  part of the cheese making process

• Next the word RESEARCH. Another word with  two pronunciations. Research or research

• As a noun, it means careful study that's done to  find and report new knowledge about something.

• She conducts research on blood cancers. Asverb, it means to study something carefully,

• to collect information aboutsubject. Before going out to eat,

• she researched area restaurants. 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 don't have statistics on that and  we're hoping a graduate student who

• listens to this episode will research it. Will research it. Will study it carefully

• We don't have statistics on that and we're  hoping a graduate student who listens to this

• episode will research it. Here's another example

• So um, this was a really fun chapter  to, to research and then put together

• It was fun to study this and report  the new knowledge, the findings

• So um, this was a really fun chapter  to, to research and then put together

• Another example. So as soon as I

• got home that day, I did some research. Did some research. Studied it, looked stuff

• up for more information, to learn more about it. So as soon as I got home that day,

• I did some research. Another example

• There's a lot of research that shows that. A lot of research. Studies that have been done

• There's a lot of research that shows that. Let's go on to our next example

• Where is the research going right now? Where the research is going,

• As we learn more about it through  careful study, what are we learning

• Where is the research going right now? Did you notice each one of those had

• the pronunciation with the first syllable  stress? Research. That one is more common

• And our last word today is METHOD. Method. With  an unvoiced TH, the tongue tip does have to come

• through the teeth for this. Method. Asnoun, it means a way of doing something.

• I recommend using the Play It Say It  practice method in Rachel's English Academy.

• That is the way to practice that I've developed  that I think gives my students the best results.

• Here's the word up close and in slow motion again.

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

• this word in real situations. What is our therapy method

• Our therapy method. The way we do therapy, which  might be different from the way someone else does

• therapy. There's music therapy, art therapytalk therapy, all different methods of therapy

• What is our therapy method? Here's another example

• They have a very different  method of educating people

• A very different method. That  is a completely different way of

• doing things when it comes to education. They have a very different method

• of educating people. Here's another example

• Well, using the spotlight method, we can write  some new headlines that are more customer-focused

• The spotlight method. A way of  doing things that focuses on,

• or puts the spotlight on the customers. Well, using the spotlight method, we can write

• some new headlines that are more customer-focused. Here's another example

• We've got, you know, pap smears and mammograms  to detect breast cancer and things like that,

• Is there really any early detection method? Early detection method. That is a way of

• doing things that would help us detect  cancer even earlier than we can now

• We've got, you know, pap smears and mammograms  to detect breast cancer and things like that,

• Is there really any early detection method? Here's our last example

• But do you find that to be an  effective method of communication

• An effective way to communicate. You can choose

• lots of ways to communicate, yelling, being  very calm, using gestures, writing a note

• But do you find that to be an  effective method of communication

• 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.

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