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  • We've made it to day six of your 30-Day Vocabulary  Challenge. Yes! One video a day every day  

  • for 30 days. Start 2021 right by learning 105  intermediate English words. We'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 they're useful wordsimportant words, words 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 it to social media using the  

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  • 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: FACTOR, ISSUE, INVOLVEand OCCUR, 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.

  • Let's start today with the word FACTOR.  

  • Factor. As part of the KT cluster, the T is very  weak, it might even sound like a weak D. Factor.  

  • Factor. As a noun, it means one of the things  that causes something to happen. Poor planning  

  • was a major factor in the company's failure. As  a verb, it means to consider or include something  

  • in making a judgment or a calculation. We  need to factor time into our calculations.  

  • As a verb, it's often used within, or intoLet'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 know that age is a factor that  affects neurodegenerative disease

  • Age is a factor. It's one of the things  that can cause neurodegenerative disease

  • We know that age is a factor that  affects neurodegenerative disease

  • Here's another example. That of, of all of the in-school factors  

  • that exist, the teacher quality is the factor that  has the most impact on student achievement levels

  • The in-school factors. So that would  be the things that have an effect  

  • on student achievement levels in school. This  is different from things like at-home factors,  

  • family stress, something like that. That of, of all of the in-school factors  

  • that exist, the teacher quality is the factor that  has the most impact on student achievement levels

  • Here's another example. This is not just a fancy  

  • device that's supposed to create wow factor. A wow factor. This term means to make something  

  • surprising and impressive. In marketing  your business, you really want there to  

  • be a wow factor so that people really want to  buy your products. It could be the packaging,  

  • or the experience when you walk into the  store, something out of the ordinary

  • This is not just a fancy device  that's supposed to create wow factor

  • Let's go on to our next example. The supreme court is the deciding factor

  • The deciding factor. There might be lots of things  that could tip a decision one way or another, but  

  • the deciding factor is what causes the decision  to be made despite everything else. For example,  

  • there are lots of pros and cons  about the house, but for me,  

  • the deciding factor is that it has a pool. The supreme court is the deciding factor

  • Here's our last example. So that all factors in

  • Factors in. Used as a verb with 'in', meaning  all that was just stated is considered,  

  • is included in making a decision. It's what  we think about when we're deciding something

  • So that all factors in. Next, the word ISSUE

  • It's a noun, it means something that  people are talking about, thinking about,  

  • something that matters. The manager's speech  addressed a number of important issues.  

  • As a verb, it means to give something to  someone in an official way. The police have  

  • issued numerous tickets for speeding. 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

  • You start by talking about  what the issue is, the problem

  • What the issue is, the problem. So issue can  often be negative. The problem that people are  

  • trying to sort out. For example, your friend  calls you and says I can't make it to lunch.  

  • You can say: oh no, what's  the issue? And she may say:  

  • my car broke down, or something came  up at work, or my babysitter cancelled

  • You start by talking about  what the issue is, the problem

  • Let's go on to our next example. It speaks to the broader issue of leadership

  • The broader issue this is something that takes  more things into consideration. For example,  

  • you could be talking about a problem withmanager, one particular person, one manager  

  • at your company, but above that, there's a  broader issue with management in general

  • It speaks to the broader issue of leadership. Another example

  • All of those things continue  to be an issue on the rise

  • An issue on the rise. Something that  people are talking about, thinking about,  

  • caring about more and more. All of those things continue  

  • to be an issue on the rise. Here's another example

  • There was a report that was  just issued about a week ago

  • Here, it's being used as a verb. A report that  was delivered in an official way. This is not just  

  • preliminary research, but a full report  has been written, researched, and checked

  • There was a report that was  just issued about a week ago

  • Here's our last example. This is a coin issued in his lifetime

  • A coin issued. Officially by the mint or  whoever was making coins at that time

  • This is a coin issued in his lifetime. Our next word is INVOLVE.  

  • This word is a little tricky because it has  a dark L. The next sound is V, a consonant,  

  • so you should not lift your tongue tip  for this L. Invol-- uhl uhl uhl uhl-- 

  • My tongue tip is down, it's the back of the tongue  that's making the dark sound by pressing down and  

  • back just a little bit. Involve. Involve. As  a verb, it means to have or include someone  

  • or something as part of something. The accident  involved three cars. Let's look up close and in  

  • slow motion, and again, pay attention to that  tongue tip for the L. It does not move up.

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

  • Overall, I'm grateful that I have  the opportunity to take courses  

  • at Kenwood Academy, Kenwood Academy High  School that involve political science

  • Involve political scienceClasses that include that topic

  • Overall, I'm grateful that I have the  opportunity to take courses at Kenwood Academy,  

  • Kenwood Academy High School  that involve political science

  • Let's go on to our next example. How can we best  involve youth in the innovation conversation

  • How can we include the youth in this  conversation? Have their voices be heard

  • How can we best involve youth  in the innovation conversation

  • Here's another example. But, but, I'd love to write  

  • movies that don't involve me. That don't involve me.  

  • He would like to make a movie where he's  not included, he doesn't have a part

  • But, but, I'd love to write  movies that don't involve me.

  • Another example. We'll also likely see  

  • more extreme events that involve wind and rain. Extreme events where wind and rain  

  • are part of what's happening. We'll also likely see more extreme  

  • events that involve wind and rain. Here's our last example

  • And those challenges often involve  your family's health and finances

  • Challenges that include health and money. And those challenges often involve  

  • your family's health and finances. Our last word today is OCCUR. Just a schwa in  

  • the first syllable. Occur. It's a verb, it means  to happen, appear, or exist. There's a chance  

  • that a similar event will occur in the futureLet'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

  • Lunar eclipses occur only  during the full moon phase

  • They occur. They happen only at that certain time

  • Lunar eclipses occur only  during the full moon phase

  • Another example. Those issues don't occur right now

  • Oh, look! We've got two of today's vocab  words here. Issue and occur. These issues,  

  • these things that might beproblem, or that people talk about  

  • aren't happening right now. Those issues don't occur right now

  • Here's another example. Like that just wouldn't occur to them

  • It wouldn't occur to them. They wouldn't think of  it. It wouldn't appear or exist in their minds

  • Like that just wouldn't occur to them. Here's our last example

  • And the best way to make, kind of, change in life  and to be, and to have transformative change occur  

  • is, is through education. Education is what can make  

  • change occur. Can make change happenEducation can change things for people

  • And the best way to make, kind of, change in  life and to be, and to have transformative  

  • change occur is, is through education. Seeing their real-life examples can really  

  • help you understand how to use these wordscan't it? I have a challenge for you now.  

  • Make up a sentence with one of these  words, and post it to social media,  

  • tag me, and use the hashtag  #rachelsenglish30daychallenge 

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