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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #124539: Vocabulary: reading and writing
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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
     Spelling
      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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    1. When reading a difficult book, you may each paragraph so as to find the main idea.

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    7. «You should one word only in each sentence. Only one is misused, the other ones are right.»

    8. «If you your names on the lists, you won’t receive the samples. Please, write clearly.»

    9. «In this exercise, you have to the sentences, which means saying the same things, using different words.»

     

                                      








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