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MY SELF PORTRAIT ESSAY

Hello my name is Evelyn Ivette Coello Jimenez. I am 19 years old. I live in the city of Babahoyo.

I study commercial engineering because I like it a lot, I'm in 5th semester.

In my free time I like to listen to music, I don't like cats I love my dogs and my family.
LEVEL FOURTH
4to “J” T-T
7:30 – 10:30
Vocabulary 1

Basementroom: That you have little fat or little meat.

Broken: suffering emotional pain that is so strong that it changes the way you live, usually as a
result of an unpleasant event

Farm: an area of land, together with a house and buildings, used for growing crops and/or keeping
animals as a business

Neighbor: someone who lives near you

Tornado: a strong, dangerous wind that forms itself into an upside-down spinning cone and is able
to destroy buildings as it moves across the ground.

Wind: a current of air moving approximately horizontally, especially one strong enough to be felt

Vocabulary 2

Throw up : A person employed to take care of a large building, such as a school, and who deals
with the cleaning, repairs, etc.

Stuffed up: If you are stuffed up, your nose is blocked with mucus, usually because you have a cold

Runny nose: An imaginary creature described in stories, with the upper body of a woman and the
tail of a fish

Swell up: Unable to hear, either completely or partly.

Cut down on: the movements that people sometimes make when talking to someone whose
language they do not speak.

Comedown with: Coming from a different country, race, or group.

Get rid of: an entertainer who wears funny clothes, has a painted face, and makes people laugh by
performing tricks and behaving in a silly way

Pull through: to become well again after a serious illness, especially when you might have died
Vocabulary 3

Include: to contain something as a part of something else, or to make something part of


something else

Die: to stop living or existing, either suddenly or slowly

Teach: to give someone knowledge or to train someone; to instruct

Have: used with the past participle of other verbs to form the present perfect and past perfect

Do: used with another verb to form questions and negative sentences, including negative orders,
and sometimes in affirmative sentences for reasons of style

Put: to move something or someone into the stated place, position, or direction

Battle: a fight between armed forces

Start: to begin doing something

Sell: to give something to someone else in return for money

Make: to produce something, often using a particular substance or material

Become: to start to be

Go: to travel or move to another place

Object: a thing that you can see or touch but that is not usually a living animal, plant, or person

Adopt: to legally take another person's child into your own family and take care of him or her as
your own child

Ask: to put a question to someone, or to request an answer from someone

Reply: a reaction to a question, letter, phone call, etc.

Show: to make it possible for something to be seen

Work: an activity, such as a job, that a person uses physical or mental effort to do, usually for
money

Take: to remove something, especially without permission

Age: the period of time someone has been alive or something has existed

Fund: an amount of money saved, collected, or provided for a particular purpose

Revolutionary: involved in or relating to a revolution

Buy: to get something by paying money for it

Invest: to put money, effort, time, etc. into something to make a profit or get an advantage
Vocabulary 4

Sunbath: the act of sitting or lying in the sun in order to make your skin darker

Buy souvenirs: That is partially or completely covered with clouds.

Go on a cruise: That has abundant or frequent rains.

Go sightseeing: With strong wind, heavy rain, and often thunder and lightning

Travel abroad: A current of air moving approximately horizontally, especially one strong enough to
be felt.

Go hiking: Refers to the one who feels, perceives, causes or causes heat as the temperature
variation exceeds normal.

Explore a cave: Having or producing a comfortably high temperature, although not hot

Go horseback riding: At a low temperature, especially when compared to the temperature of the
human body, and not hot, or warm.

Go clubbing: to go out dancing in clubs

Take photos: It is very cold or it has become very cold

Eat traditional meal: A large area of water surrounded by land and not connected to the sea
except by rivers or streams.

Make sand castle: An area, often covered with sand or rocks, where there is very little rain and
not many plants

Vocabulary 5

Lake: A large area of water surrounded by land and not connected to the sea except by rivers or
streams.

Desert: An area, often covered with sand or rocks, where there is very little rain and not many
plants

Waterfall: Water, especially from a river or stream, dropping from a higher to a lower point,
sometimes from a great height.

Mountain: A raised part of the earth's surface, much larger than a hill, the top of which might be
covered in snow

River: A natural wide flow of fresh water across the land into the sea, a lake, or another river

Forest: A large area of land covered with trees and plants, usually larger than a wood, or the trees
and plants themselves
Cave: A large hole in the side of a hill, cliff, or mountain, or one that is underground

Sea: The salty water that covers a large part of the surface of the earth, or a large area of salty
water, smaller than an ocean, that is partly or completely surrounded by land

Island: A piece of land completely surrounded by water

Cliff: A high area of rock with a very steep side, often on a coast

Hill: An area of land that is higher than the surrounding land

Volcano: A mountain with a large, circular hole at the top through which lava (= hot liquid rock)
gases, steam, and dust are or have been forced out

Valley: An area of low land between hills or mountains, often with a river running through it

Bay: A part of the coast where the land curves in so that the sea is surrounded by land on three
sides

Pond: An area of water smaller than a lake, often artificially made

Vocabulary 5

Take out of the trash: If a place or a building is out of the way, it is a long distance from where
most people live.

Stock up: to buy a large quantity of something.

Throw away: to waste a skill or opportunity

Pick up: something that makes you feel better, often a drink or a tonic (= a type of medicine)

Put away: to put something in the place or container where it is usually kept

Clean up: the act of making a place clean and tidy

Build on: to use a success or achievement as a base from which to achieve more success

Put up: an attempt to trick or deceive someone

Take down: to defeat or kill someone, or to stop someone from causing harm

Stock up: to buy a large quantity of something

Put something on: to move something you wear onto your body

Mop up: to use a piece of cloth or a mop to remove liquid from the surface of something

Turn on: something that you find exciting, especially sexually

Turn off: something that you find exciting, especially sexually


Vocabulary 6

Tobacco: a substance smoked in cigarettes, pipes, etc. that is prepared from the dried leaves of a
particular plant

Tuition: teaching, especially when given to a small group or one person, such as in a college or
university

Disabilities: an illness, injury, or condition that makes it difficult for someone to do the things that
other people do

Expulsion: forcing someone, or being forced, to leave a school, organization, or country

Campus: the buildings of a college or university and the land that surrounds them

Sanctions: an official order, such as the stopping of trade, that is taken against a country in order
to make it obey international law

Scholarship: an amount of money given by a school, college, university, or other organization to


pay for the studies of a person with great ability but little money

Drugs: any natural or artificially made chemical that is used as a medicine

Peers: to look carefully or with difficulty

Vocabulary 7

Stubborn: That remains excessively firm in an idea, intention or opinion.

Bad-tempered: Which implies or denotes a bad mood.

Slender: That has a shape or a tall figure, elongated and well proportioned.

Skinny: That is thin.

Sociable: That he has facility to establish social relations and likes to interact with other people.

Tall: That has a height greater than what is considered normal

Fat: Adjective that is used to qualify who is overweight.

Energetic: Which implies or denotes energy or vigor.

Impatient: That he has great desires for something to happen, to know something or for
something to be resolved that he expects.

Thin: It is used to refer to what is very thin


DICTIONARY
Customers: a person who buys goods or a service
Suitable: acceptable or right for someone or something
Enough: as much as is necessary; in the amount or to the degree needed
Such: used before a noun or noun phrase to add emphasis
Affectionate: showing feelings of liking or love
Allergic: having an allergy
Anything: used in questions and negatives to mean "something"
Snap up: to immediately offer someone a job or position because you want them very
much
Wonderful: Becoming a father was the most wonderful experience of my life.
Trainspotting: the activity of watching trains and writing down the numbers that each
railway engine has
Keen: very interested, eager, or wanting (to do) something very much
Height: the distance from the top to the bottom of something, or the quality of being tall
Weight: the amount that something or someone weighs
Character: the particular combination of qualities in a person or place that makes them
different from others
Spectators: a person who watches an activity, especially a sports event, without taking
part
Training: the process of learning the skills you need to do a particular job or activity
Persistently: If someone does something persistently, they do it in a determined but often
unreasonable way
Moreover: (used to add information) also and more importantly
Towards: in the direction of, or closer to someone or something
However: despite whatever amount or degree
Firstly: used to refer to the first thing in a list
Beside: at the side of, next to
Extensively: in a way that covers a large area or has a great range
Disagree: to not have the same opinion, idea, etc

Colder: at a low temperature, especially when compared to the temperature of the human body,
and not hot, or warm

Pond: An area of water smaller than a lake, often artificially made

Downtown: in or to the central part of a city

Architecture: the art and practice of designing and making buildings

Unique: being the only existing one of its type or, more generally, unusual, or special in some way

Pyramid: a solid object with a square base and four triangular sides that form a point at the top

Overlook: to provide a view of, especially from above

Century: a period of 100 years

Skill: an ability to do an activity or job well, especially because you have practised it

Employer: a person or organization that employs people

Approach: to come near or nearer to something or someone in space, time, quality, or amount

Workplace: a building or room where people perform their jobs, or these places generally
Tobacco: a substance smoked in cigarettes, pipes, etc. that is prepared from the dried leaves of a
particular plant

Free: not limited or controlled

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