Unit 1 Activities Around L.A.
Unit 2 - Weird Beliefs
Unit 3 - Celebrities Have Problems Too?
Unit 4 - The Roaring Twenties
Unit 5 - Holidays
Unit 6 - What is it REALLY about?
Unit 7 - Doing Good
Unit 8 - Your Health
Unit 9 - Car Advice
Unit 10 - By Land & Sea
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2.2.6 Review

In Unit 2, you learned the following words. Before you take your quiz, see if you can remember all of them.

Vocabulary words from the reading passages:

approximately(adjective) not exactly, but around or about
to rub
(verb) to move a hand or cloth back and forth over something while pressing
in disguise(idiom) looking like something else
grave(noun) place where a single dead body is buried
superstition(noun) a belief that a certain action or thing will bring good or bad luck
to spit(verb) to make saliva come out of one’s mouth
theory(noun) a belief that explains how something works or happens, but isn’t proven
hind(adjective) rear; usually used for the back legs/feet of an animal
cemetery(noun) place where dead people are buried
to get ___ out of the way(idiom) to do or discuss first, usually the bad or boring part
to seem(verb) to appear to be true
religion(noun) belief in one or more gods
assistant(noun) someone who helps someone else do their job
modern(adjective) new, up-to-date
perhaps(adverb) maybe
linked(adjective) connected
experiment(noun) test to find out if something works
sane(adjective) not crazy; normal
continent(noun) one of the seven biggest areas of land in the world
to involve(verb) to include as part

Idiom : “Out of (the) Way”

#1 Let’s get our homework out of the way first; then we can play video gamesto do or to discuss first
#2 Tom went out of his way to help Ligia.to do more than what is necessary
#3 Please get out of my way; I can’t see the T.V.to move so that the subject is no longer blocking someone/something
#4 Jason’s house is in an out of the way areafar distance from the main area or path


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After you have reviewed the vocabulary words, continue to take your Unit Quiz below.