Fun Easy English Classroom August 19


Learn American
English vocabulary
beginning with
letter U
American English Vocabulary - Letter U

Today in the classroom you are going to learn some words you should know beginning with the letter U.
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American English Vocabulary - Letter U

The words on this page came from the VOA, Voice of America, Special English Word Book. Use the Fun Easy English dictionary for a more detailed explanation of each word.
  • under - prep. below; below the surface of; less than; as called for by a law, agreement or system ("The river flows under the bridge." "Such action is not permitted under the law.")
  • understand - v. to know what is meant; to have knowledge of
  • unite - v. to join together
  • universe - n. all of space, including planets and stars
  • university - n. a place of education that usually includes several colleges and research organizations
  • unless - conj. except if it happens; on condition that ("I will not go, unless the rain stops.")
  • until - conj. up to a time; before
  • up - ad. to, in or at a higher position or value
  • urge - v. to advise strongly; to make a great effort to get someone to do something
  • urgent - ad. needing an immediate decision or action
  • us - pro. the form of the word "we" used after a preposition ("He said he would write to us.") or used as an object of a verb ("They saw us yesterday.")
  • use - v. to employ for a purpose; to put into action
  • usual - ad. as is normal or common; as is most often done, seen or heard
From YOUR Teacher: Words You Should Know

Fun Easy English Words You Should Know comes from  the VOA, Voice of America, Special English Word Book Vocabulary. Special English, now called Learning English, consists of 1,500 essential words which anyone learning English should know.
News Words - Letter U

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