Fun Easy English Classroom August 25


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

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

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.
  • vacation - n. a holiday; a period of time for travel, pleasure or rest, especially one with pay given to an employee
  • vaccine - n. a substance containing killed or weakened organisms given to a person or animal to produce protection against a disease
  • valley - n. a long area of land between higher areas of land
  • value - n. the quality of being useful, important or desired; the amount of money that could be received if something is sold
  • vegetable - n. a plant grown for food
  • vehicle - n. anything on or in which a person or thing can travel or be transported, especially anything on wheels; a car or truck
  • version - n. the form of something with different details than earlier or later forms
  • very - ad. extremely ("He was very late.")
  • veto - v. to reject or refuse to approve
  • victim - n. someone or something that is injured, killed or made to suffer; someone who is tricked
  • victory - n. a success in a fight or competition
  • video - n. a method of recording images and sound without a traditional film camera to be shown on a television, computer or other device
  • village - n. a very small town
  • violate - v. to fail to obey or honor; to break (an agreement)
  • violence - n. the use of force to cause injury, death or damage
  • visa - n. the official permission given to a person to enter a country where he or she is not a citizen
  • visit - v. to go to or come to a place for a short time for friendly or business reasons
  • voice - n. the sound made by creatures, especially humans, for speaking
  • volcano - n. a hill or mountain around a hole in the earth's surface that can explode, sending hot, melted rock and ash into the air
  • volunteer - n. a person who chooses to do something without being asked, usually without being paid
  • vote - v. to choose a candidate in an election; n. a choice or decision expressed by the voice, by hand or by writing
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 V

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