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    Vocabulary: reading and writing


    After the lessons about Economics and Business, I have felt like coming back to something much lighter, less difficult, though equally important and useful:  READING and WRITING. 

    In this lesson, you will be able to review many very common and useful words.




     To read/ a reader  To read something aloud
     To read to sb  A bedside book
     To scan stg/ skim through stg             To leaf/ to browse through a book
     To write/ in writing  In alphabetical order/ alphabetically           
     Illiterate/ illiteracy  Handwritten
     To inscribe a book to  An inscription

     To make a note of stg

     To write/ jot stg down

     To take notes

    - I can't make it out...(I can't read what's written...)


     A good handwriting                                      


    An illegible note



     To print 

     In block letters

     In block capitals 

     In capitals

     In capital letters

     In black and white 
     Legible/ illegible
     To have good/ poor handwriting                        
     To scrawl/ a scrawl               
     To scribble/ a scribble
     A draft
     A rough copy A fair copy


             A draft              


            To edit a document   


     A business letter



     To rub something out/ erase                      To delete something

     To strike something out

     To score something out

     To edit something
     To write something up  To rewrite 
     To reword To copy something out
     To write a letter to someone   
      A business letter     
     A note/ a line  To drop a line to somebody  


         To reword 



     To drop a line to someone

    Of course, there are many words in this lesson, but you already know most of them, don't you? Go for the test!


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