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Gateway B2 Student's Book Wordlist - German Unit 1 Studying at university assignment (n) ** /əˈsaɪnmənt/ Arbeit / Auftrag Please hand in your completed assignments by 30 October. cheat (v) * /tʃiːt/ täuschen Kids have always found ways of cheating in school exams.
continuous assessment (n) /kənˌtɪnjʊəs əˈsesmənt/ Beurteilung der Leistungen während des ganzen Jahres We use continuous assessment for this course.
course (n) *** /kɔːs/ Kurs The Spanish course lasts nine months. degree (n) *** /dɪˈɡriː/ akademischer Grad He has a degree in history from Durham University. fail (v) *** /feɪl/ durchfallen He failed all his exams because he didn't revise. grade (n) ** /ɡreɪd/ Note You need to improve your grades. graduate (v) * /ˈɡrædʒueɪt/ graduieren He graduated from Yale University in 1936. lecture (n) ** /ˈlektʃə/ Vorlesung The course will be taught through a series of lectures and seminars. mark (n) *** /mɑːk/ Note My worst mark was a D. notes (n) *** /nəʊts/ Notizen Don't forget to take notes during the lecture. pass (v) *** /pɑːs/ bestehen Unfortunately, you didn't pass the exam. research (n) *** /rɪˈsɜːtʃ, ˈriːsɜːtʃ/ Forschung
Recent research shows that babies in the womb can be influenced by music.
resit (v) /ˌriːˈsɪt, ˈriːˌsɪt/ wiederholen You'll have to resit the exam in May. revise (v) * /rɪˈvaɪz/ wiederholen Have you revised the work we did last term? term (n) *** /tɜːm/ Trimester What classes are you taking this term? tutor (n) ** /ˈtjuːtə/ Tutor, Tutorin My daughter's violin tutor is excellent. tutorial (n) /tjuːˈtɔːriəl/ Kolloquium We had a very interesting tutorial on climate change. undergraduate (n) /ˌʌndəˈɡrædʒʊət/ Student, Studentin Undergraduates have to live in the university town.
Life at university become independent /bɪˌkʌm ɪndəˈpendənt/ selbstständig werden His wages enabled him to become independent of his family.
extra-curricular activities /ˌekstrə kəˈrɪkjʊlə(r) ækˈtɪvətɪz/ Freizeitaktivitäten Extra-curricular activities include sailing, tennis and archery.
hall of residence /ˌhɔːl əv ˈrezɪd(ə)ns/ Studentenheim Are you going to live in the hall of residence or share a rented house? make new friends /ˌmeɪk njuː ˈfrendz/ neue Freundschaften schließen I've made a lot of new friends this year. student facilities /ˌstjuːd(ə)nt fəˈsɪlətɪz/ Einrichtungen für Studenten The university has excellent student facilities. student loan /ˌstjuːd(ə)nt ˈləʊn/ Studentendarlehen The student loan has to be paid back eventually. study abroad /ˌstʌdi əˈbrɔːd/ im Ausland studieren In my third year I have to study abroad.
Other words and phrases accuracy (n) ** /ˈækjʊrəsi/ Genauigkeit The accuracy of the reports cannot be verified. ages (n) /ˈeɪdʒɪz/ Ewigkeit She’s lived here for ages. already (adv) *** /ɔːlˈredi/ schon He’s only 24, but he’s already achieved worldwide fame. annoy (v) ** /əˈnɔɪ/ ärgern I don’t dislike her, but she just annoys me sometimes. anyway (adv) *** /ˈeniˌweɪ/ jedenfalls, trotzdem Even if the drug is banned, a lot of people will go on using it anyway. arrange (v) *** /əˈreɪndʒ/ vereinbaren I’m trying to arrange a meeting with their sales director. attempt (v) *** /əˈtempt/ versuchen They are attempting a climb up the mountain’s north face. avoid (v) *** /əˈvɔɪd/ vermeiden Try to avoid confrontation.
balance (n) *** /ˈbæləns/ Gleichgewicht It can be hard to find the right balance between advising your children and controlling them.
base (v) *** /beɪs/ basieren Where are you based now? be like (somebody) (v) /biː ˈlaɪk (sʌmbədi)/ jdm ähnlich sein I think she was like me, she didn’t really want to get involved. brave (adj) ** /breɪv/ tapfer The brave soldiers who died for their country will never be forgotten. break (n) *** /breɪk/ Pause Doctors and nurses worked 18 hours without a break. bus fare (n) /ˈbʌs ˌfeə/ Fahrpreis She had argued with the driver after refusing to pay her bus fare. by the way /ˌbaɪ ðə ˈweɪ/ übrigens
By the way, Jeff called this afternoon and he wants you to call him back.
can’t stand /ˌkɑːnt ˈstænd/ nicht leiden I can't stand that comedian. career (n) *** /kəˈrɪə/ Karriere Choosing a career can be a very difficult decision. choice (n) *** /tʃɔɪs/ Auswahl Our aim is to provide greater choice for consumers. chore (n) /tʃɔː/ lästige Pflicht You can go and play after you’ve done your chores. come up (=appear) (v) /ˌkʌm ˈʌp/ erscheinen The sun came up over the horizon. concentration (n) *** /ˌkɒns(ə)nˈtreɪʃ(ə)n/ Konzentration It took all his concentration to stay awake. details (n) *** /ˈdiːteɪlz/ Einzelheiten Can we go over the details of the plan tomorrow? discuss (v) *** /dɪˈskʌs/ besprechen We’re meeting to discuss the matter next week.
dive (v) ** /daɪv/ tauchen He hesitated for a second and then dived into the pool. don’t mind /ˌdəʊnt ˈmaɪnd/ ist egal I don't mind the heat. duration (n) ** /djʊˈreɪʃ(ə)n/ Dauer Treatment of the disease depends on its severity and duration. earth (n) *** /ɜːθ/ Erde They felt the earth shaking beneath their feet. encourage (v) *** /ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒ/ fördern We encourage student participation in our classes. environmental (adj) *** /ɪnˌvaɪrənˈment(ə)l/ Umwelt- The Minister discussed environmental issues. ever (adv) *** /ˈevə/ je That's the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard! exclamation mark (n) /ˌekskləˈmeɪʃ(ə)n mɑːk/ Ausrufezeichen Put an exclamation mark at the end of the sentence. expect (v) *** /ɪkˈspekt/ erwarten We’re expecting good weather at the weekend. experience (v) *** /ɪkˈspɪəriəns/ erleben Older people sometimes experience discrimination. find out about /ˌfaɪnd ˈaʊt əbaʊt/ etw entdecken How did you find out about his secret life? flight (n) *** /flaɪt/ Flug My flight has been delayed. fluency (n) /ˈfluːənsi/ fließendes Sprechen The job requires fluency in Spanish. force (v) *** /fɔːs/ zwingen He claims that police officers forced him to sign a confession. forum (n) ** /ˈfɔːrəm/ Forum The World Economic Forum takes place in Geneva this year. gap year (n) /ˈɡæp jɪə/ Überbrückungsjahr Are you going to find a job or just travel the world in your gap year? grateful (adj) ** /ˈɡreɪtf(ə)l/ dankbar Thanks for coming with me. I’m really grateful. hand something in /ˌhænd sʌmθɪŋ ˈɪn/ etw abgeben All essays must be handed in by Tuesday. helpline (n) /ˈhelpˌlaɪn/ Informationsdienst A victim helpline has been set up by the police. highlight (n) * /ˈhaɪˌlaɪt/ Höhepunkt
Other festival highlights include a new children’s opera by Christopher Brown.
humanitarian (adj) /hjuːˌmænɪˈteəriən/ humanitär Humanitarian relief efforts have been stopped by the attacks. improve (v) *** /ɪmˈpruːv/ verbessern Our main objective is to improve educational standards. in theory /ˌɪn ˈθɪəri/ theoretisch In theory, anything could happen. instead of /ɪnˈsted əv/ statt You can use sunflower oil instead of olive oil. interrupt (v) ** /ˌɪntəˈrʌpt/ unterbrechen Please don’t interrupt her while she’s working. irritate (v) * /ˈɪrɪteɪt/ ärgern
The more intrusive advertisements become, the more they irritate Web users.
issues (n) *** /ˈɪʃuːz/ Fragen It's a website devoted to environmental issues. just (adv) *** /dʒʌst/ gerade I can't talk now, I'm just putting the children to bed. look forward to (v) /lʊk ˈfɔːwəd tuː/ sich auf etw freuen I’m really looking forward to working with you. look up (v) /lʊk ˈʌp/ besser werden The weather's looking up at last! manage (v) *** /ˈmænɪdʒ/ zurechtkommen I don’t know how you manage. motivate (v) ** /ˈməʊtɪveɪt/ motivieren She knows how to motivate people. nerves (n) ** /nɜːvz/ Nerven His constant humming was getting on my nerves. never (adv) *** /ˈnevə/ nie I’ve never been in love before. noise (n) *** /nɔɪz/ Lärm The noise of the machines is deafening. occasion (n) *** /əˈkeɪʒ(ə)n/ Ereignis
The first opening of a Scottish parliament for 300 years was a historic occasion.
option (n) *** /ˈɒpʃ(ə)n/ Möglichkeit We’ve discussed all the marketing options and decided to go for television advertising.
orphaned (adj) /ˈɔːf(ə)nd/ zur Waise werden There are many children who have been orphaned by the AIDS epidemic.
practical (adj) *** /ˈpræktɪk(ə)l/ praktisch Applicants for the job must have at least three years of practical experience.
quiet (adj) *** /ˈkwaɪət/ ruhig Electric cars are quiet and pollution-free. realize (v) *** /ˈrɪəlaɪz/ feststellen Almost without realizing it, he began to sing. relationship (n) *** /rɪˈleɪʃ(ə)nʃɪp/ Verhältnis There is a close relationship between poverty and crime. risk (v) ** /rɪsk/ riskieren
Reports indicated that up to 4,000,000 people risked death from starvation.
route (n) *** /ruːt/ Weg The route to the harbour was completely blocked. save up (v) /seɪv ˈʌp/ sparen I’m saving up for a new car. sensible (adj) ** /ˈsensəb(ə)l/ vernünftig This seems to be a sensible way of dealing with the problem. since (adv) *** /sɪns/ seit She's been deaf since birth. specific (adj) *** /spəˈsɪfɪk/ spezifisch For specific instructions, please refer to the guide.
stand on one’s own two feet /ˌstænd ɒn wʌnz ˌəʊn tuː ˈfiːt/ auf eigenen Beinen stehen He’s old enough to stand on his own two feet.
straight away (adv) /ˌstreɪt əˈweɪ/ sofort They can’t pay me straight away.
take one’s mind off something /ˌteɪk wʌnz ˈmaɪnd ɒf ˌsʌmθɪŋ/ jdn etw vergessen lassen Le