UNIT 1 WELCOME!
Unit 2 IT'S JANET'S BIRTHDAY!
UNIT 3 SLEEPWALKING
UNIT 4 REVIEW OF UNITS 1 TO 3
UNIT 5 GESTURES
UNIT 6 AT THE BEACH
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7 – Terms & Expressions in Context

Review the terms and expressions and their meanings. Then do the exercise that follows.

Term/ExpressionMeaning
basis something that underlies, supports, or is essential to an idea, belief, etc.
to beckonto summon with a gesture; to invite
crudelacking tact or tast; blunt or offensive
disrespectan expression of lack of respect; contempt
expressiona look on the face that indicates mood or emotion; a showing of emotion without words
gesturea movement of the hands, head, or body to express or emphasize an idea or emotion
outwardtowards the outside; away from the body
palmthe inner surface of the hand that extends from the wrist to the base of the fingers
stretched outextended or straighten out
violentusing or involving physical force with the intention of causing injury or destruction