ESL Resources by Topic: Living Cultures

Exam-style Writing Practice: Questions made in the style of the ESL Exam

ESL Living Cultures – Writing Practice Art Galleries18. ESL Living Cultures - Writing Practice Dubai Art Galleries

ESL Living Cultures – Writing Practice Music Festivals16. ESL Living Cultures - Writing Practice Music Festivals

ESL Living Cultures Week 1 Vocabulary Quizizz

ESL Living Cultures Week 2 Vocabulary Quizizz

ESL Living Cultures Week 4 Vocabulary Quizizz

Morning Routine Video Quiz

Vocabulary Translation Definition
1 Commissioned (adj.) بتكليف Producing speciality pieces (usually art) to order
2 Communal (adj.) عمومي Shared by all members of a community; for common use
3 Contributed (v.) يساهم Give  something (money or ideas) in order to help achieve or provide support
4 Culture (ab n.) الثقافة The ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular people or society
5 Connection (ab n.)      اتصال A relationship in which a person or thing is linked or associated with something else
6 Attitudes (ab n.) المواقف A settled or common way of thinking or feeling about something
7 Cosmopolitan (adj.) عالمي Including people from many different countries and cultures
8 Influential (adj.) مؤثر The ability or power to affect and shape behaviour or ideas of others
9 Experience (ab n.) الخبرة The process of gaining knowledge or skill from doing, seeing, or feeling things
10 Insight (n.) البصيرة To gain an accurate and deep understanding of something
11 Kiosk (n.) كوخ – كشك A small open-fronted hut where newspapers, snacks and tickets are sold
12 Proceeds (n.) العائدات Money obtained from an event or activity, the profit made and put to use
13 Facilities (n.) المرافق Equipment or resources for particular use
14 Revenue (n.) الإيرادات An regular income from a company or business
15 Sufficient (adj.) كافية Enough of something, adequate
16 Subsidise (v.) يدعم To support an organisation financially, sometimes by making the cost lower
17 Viable (adj.) قابلة للحياة When something is capable of working, feasible
18 Resources (n.) الموارد A supply of money, materials and staff that can be drawn on by a person or organisation to function effectively
19 Practicality (n.) العملية Whether something can be done, if it is realistic and achievable
20 Etiquette (n.) الآداب The customs of polite behaviour
21 Prioritise (v.) يحدد الأولويات To order things by their level of importance and urgency
22 Successive (adj.) متعاقب Following on from others
23 Ceremony (n.) حفل A formal religious or public occasion, especially celebrating a particular event or achievement
24 Artefact (n.) قطعة أثرية An object made by a human being usually of cultural or historical interest
25 Fragile (adj.) الهشة An object easily broken or damaged
26 Hectic (adj.) محموم Full of incessant or frantic activity
27 Provincial (adj.) المقاطعة Describing the regions outside a city, especially regarded as unsophisticated or narrow-minded
28 Energetic (adj.) حيوية Great activity, movement or vitality
29 Sociable (adj.) مؤنس Willing to talk and engage in activities with other people; friendly interaction
30 Rural (adj.) الريفية Describing the countryside rather than the town
31 Typically (ad v.) عادةً – يعتاد In most cases, usually. What people would expect
32 Susceptible (adj.) عرضة Likely to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing
33 Social Welfare (ab n.) الرعاية الاجتماعية Programmes set up by Governments to help the weakest and most vulnerable
34 Profession (ab n.) المهنة An occupation or job that requires lots of training and educational qualifications
35 Solitude (ab n.) العزلة The state of being alone
36 Sustainability (ab n.) الاستدامة Usually linked to the environment, can an action be balanced and not destroy resources
37 Emissions (n.) الانبعاثات The production and discharge of particularly gas, radiation or exhaust fumes
38 Endure (v.) يتحمل Suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently
39 Dwelling (n.) المسكن A place of residence
40 Sophisticated (adj.) متطور Having a great deal of worldly experience and knowledge of culture

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