English podcast #36: problem pairs

En esta serie de English podcast podrás practicar tu comprensión, listening de inglés. Hoy aprendemos sobre los hábitos que tenemos.

 

1. ayudar 1. to assist He assisted the Manager in preparing the presentation.
2. asistir 2. to attend I can’t attend the meeting, I’ll be in Berlin.
3. económico 3. economic The economic situation is getting better.
4. económico 4. economical My car isn’t very economical, but it looks great.
5. viajar 5. to travel I will travel to Chicago on the 1st.
6. (un) viaje 6. (a) trip I love travelling, but I don’t like business trips. (traveling, US)
7. el orden del día 7. agenda You should all have received the agenda.
8 agenda 8. diary I’ll check my diary and get back to you.
9. sueldo (fijo) 9. salary In the UK, a salary is a fixed amount paid every month. In America salaries are paid every 2 weeks.
10. sueldo (por horas) 10. wage I earn a good wage as a consultant.
11. personal (empleados) 11. personnel The personnel are all highly trained.
12. personal 12. personal It’s a personal matter that I don’t want to discuss.
13. subir 13. to rise Interest rates are rising quickly.
14. subir 14. to raise They raised their fees by €100.
15. mail 15. email I attached the report to the email I sent you.
16. correo 16. mail (US), post (UK) When do they deliver the mail?
17. venta / rebaja 17. sale The sale of the company was difficult.
18. vender 18. to sell They will sell the company to a British consortium.
19. puntual (llegar a tiempo) 19. punctual He’s very punctual, he always arrives on time.
20. puntual (esporádico) 20. sporadic/ occasional We see him from time to time. He occasionally comes to see us.
21. anuncio 21. advert (UK), ad (US) I like the new Movistar ad. It’s very funny.
22. publicidad 22. advertising I work in advertising.
23. llevar puesto 23. to wear I don’t like wearing suits.
24.  vestirse 24. to dress I prefer to dress casually.
31/10/2016Level - difficulty 2United StatesAudio