adventure /ədˈventʃə(r)/ (n) an unusual, exciting or dangerous experience, journey or series of events Example: her adventures travelling in Africa
airport /ˈeəpɔːt/ (n) a place where planes land and take off and that has buildings for passengers to wait in Example: I went to the airport to catch a flight to San Francisco.
application /ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃn/ (n) a formal (often written) request for something, such as a job, permission to do something or a place at a college or university Example: His application to the court for bail has been refused.
captain /ˈkæptɪn/ (n) the person in charge of a ship or commercial aircraft Example: Captain Cook
country /ˈkʌntri/ (n) an area of land that has or used to have its own government and laws Example: She didn't know what life in a foreign country would be like.
determine /dɪˈtɜːmɪn/ (v) to discover the facts about something; to calculate something exactly Example: It was determined that she had died of natural causes.
dramatic /drəˈmætɪk/ (adj) sudden, very great and often surprising Example: a dramatic increase/fall/change/improvement
experiment /ɪkˈsperɪmənt/ (v) a scientific test that is done in order to study what happens and to gain new knowledge Example: Some people feel that experimenting on animals is wrong.
fill /fɪl/ (v) to make something full of something; to become full of something Example: Please fill this glass for me.
male /meɪl/ (n) being a man or boy Example: a male-dominated profession
November /nəʊˈvembər/ (n) the 11th month of the year, between October and December Example: He's starting his new job in November.
October /ɒkˈtəʊbər/ (n) the 10th month of the year, between September and November Example: We have an open evening in October which you are welcome to attend.
pleasing /ˈpliːzɪŋ/ (adj) that gives you pleasure or makes you feel satisfied Example: The new building was pleasing to the eye.
practical /ˈpræktɪkl/ (adj) connected with real situations rather than with ideas or theories Example: practical problems
punch /pʌntʃ/ (n) to hit somebody/something hard with your fist (= closed hand) Example: a punch in the face