acquire /əˈkwaɪə(r)/ (v) to gain something by your own efforts, ability or behaviour Example: I have recently acquired a taste for olives.
another /əˈnʌðə(r)/ (adv) one more; an extra thing or person Example: Would you like another drink?
available /əˈveɪləbl/ (adj) that you can get, buy or find Example: Tickets are available free of charge from the school.
bedroom /ˈbedruːm/ (n) a room for sleeping in Example: a hotel with 20 bedrooms
cake /keɪk/ (n) a sweet food made from a mixture of flour, eggs, butter, sugar, etc. that is baked in an oven. Cakes are made in various shapes and sizes and are often decorated, for example with cream or icing . Example: a cake tin (= for cooking a cake in)
chip /tʃɪp/ (n) a long thin piece of potato fried in oil or fat Example: This mug has a chip in it.
choose /tʃuːz/ (v) to decide which thing or person you want out of the ones that are available Example: We chose Phil McSweeney as/for chairperson.
contest /ˈkɒntest/ (n) a competition in which people try to win something Example: a singing contest
dish /dɪʃ/ (n) a flat shallow container for cooking food in or serving it from Example: a baking/serving dish
driving /ˈdraɪvɪŋ/ (n) the way that somebody drives a vehicle; the act of driving Example: driving lessons
drum /drʌm/ (n) a musical instrument made of a hollow round frame with plastic or skin stretched tightly across one or both ends. You play it by hitting it with sticks or with your hands. Example: Tony Cox on drums
ear /ɪə(r)/ (n) either of the organs on the sides of the head that you hear with Example: She whispered something in his ear.
economy /ɪˈkɒnəmi/ (n) the relationship between production, trade and the supply of money in a particular country or region Example: The economy is in recession.
estate /ɪˈsteɪt/ (n) an area of land with a lot of houses or factories of the same type on it Example: She receives rent from all the people whose cottages are on estate land.
global /ˈɡləʊbl/ (adj) covering or affecting the whole world Example: global issues