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Vocabulary Quiz
quieten • sloppy • slushy
mild • MED
  1. We took a cruise around the .
  2. His work was very .
  3. We are having weather.
  4. The snow got when it warmed up.
  5. A bad joke will a room.
Comprehension Quiz
Answer the following questions about the interview.

1311 Sun vs Snow

Amy and Paul talk about where they would love to live and why it appeals to them.

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  • Vocabulary
  • Speaking

Learn vocabulary from the lesson below.



It quietens everything.

To quieten means to make something quite or calm. Notice the following:

  1. His presesence could quiten a room.
  2. Her rude comment quitened the the discussion.



It gets so slushy and sloppy.

Slushy refers to partially melted snow or blended ice. Notice the following:

  1. My frappaccino is getting slushy.
  2. After the sun comes out, the snow gets slushy.



It gets so slushy and sloppy.

Sloppy means not tidy or neat. Notice the following:

  1. He has sloppy handwriting.
  2. He was fired for sloppy work.



The winters are probably quite mild.

Mild usually means not too hot or not too cold. Notice the following:

  1. Most people like to live in mild climates.
  2. This chili sauce is quite mild.



It’s in the Med.

Here, 'Med' is short for Mediterranean. It can also be short for Medical. 'Meds' is short for medicine. Notice the following:

  1. We took a cruise around the Med. (Mediterranean)
  2. He works in the Med Department. (Medical)
  3. He needs to take his meds. (medicine)

Speaking Challenge

Answer these questions about the vocabulary.

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