Simply English Learning Centre

Vocabulary Time!
Primary School List #2

Simply English Learning Centre - Vocabulary Time - Here we go over the word convenient.

convenient (adj)

Meaning: something that adds to your comfort, causes little trouble, or is easy to use, do, or reach.

Usage: to talk about something that makes your life easier.

Example: If you live close to your school, that’s convenient–it’s very easy to get there and get home.

Example: You can come whenever it is convenient for you.

Example: There wasn’t a convenient place for students to put their school bags in the new classroom.

Simply English Learning Centre - Vocabulary Time - Here we go over the word abundant.

abundant (adj)

Meaning: a great amount of something, or in other words an incredible number of something.

Usage: to describe something that exists in large amounts that are more than what’s needed.

Example: Australia produces abundant quantities and nearly all varieties of fruits.

Example: The USA is abundant in natural resources.

Example: There is abundant evidence that cars have a harmful effect on the environment.

Simply English Learning Centre - Vocabulary Time - Here we go over the word resilient.

resilient (adj)

Meaning: something that is strong, doesn’t take damage and/or is able to recover from damage quickly.

Usage: to describe people or things that don’t get affected or damaged easily.

Example: A resilient person will not be hurt by insults.

Example: Jeff faced many hardships in life, but he always found a way to be resilient.

Example: The community was highly spirited and resilient despite a typhoon disaster.

Simply English Learning Centre - Vocabulary Time - Here we go over the word trudge.

trudge (verb)

Meaning: to walk in a heavy, exhausted way.

Usage: to describe walking heavily and firmly, when tired, or through mud.

Example: Despite three days without food or rest, the weary soldiers continue to trudge over the battlefield. 

Example: Hoping to find help, the exhausted teens trudge through the woods.

Example: Long before school buses were created, students would trudge for miles to get an education.

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