3.4.1: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

Welcome to Vocabulary Year 3 of American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea. In this lesson we will study American English vocabulary compliments of the VOA Wordbook, a dictionary of over 1,500 highly-used words.  Please focus and do your best so that you can learn and improve your vocabulary, which will help your comprehension and communication skills. Don’t forget to use the comments section below to share your thoughts and what you’ve learned today.

Part 1 Directions:  Listen to the audio and read along the vocabulary words and definitions 2-3 times.  If needed, use the translation feature to translate the vocabulary words and definitions in your primary language.

  • battle – a fight between opposing armed forces
  • be – to live; to happen; to exist
  • beat – to hit again and again
  • beauty – that which pleases the eye, ear or spirit
  • because – for the reason that (“He left because he was sick.”)
  • become – to come to be
  • bed – a sleeping place
  • before – earlier
  • begin – to do the first part of an action; to start
  • behind – at the back of; in back of
  • believe – to think; to feel sure of; to accept as true; to trust
  • bell – an instrument that makes a musical sound (“a church bell”)
  • belong – to be owned by; to be a member of
  • below – lower than
  • best – the most good
  • betray – to turn against; to be false to
  • better – more good than
  • between – in the space or time that separates; from one to the other (“talks between two nations”)
  • big – of great size; not small
  • bill – a legislative proposal
  • biology – the scientific study of life or living things in all their forms
  • bird – a creature that flies
  • bite – to cut with the teeth
  • black – dark; having the color like that of the night sky
  • blame – to accuse; to hold responsible
  • blanket – a cloth cover used to keep warm
  • bleed – to lose blood
  • blind – not able to see
  • block – to stop something from being done; to prevent movement
  • blood – red fluid in the body
  • blow – to move with force, as in air (“The wind blows.”)
  • blue – having the color like that of a clear sky
  • boat – something built to travel on water that carries people or goods
  • body – all of a person or animal; the remains of a person or animal
  • boil – to heat a liquid until it becomes very hot
  • bomb – a device that explodes with great force; to attack or destroy with bombs
  • bone – the hard material in the body
  • book – a long written work for reading
  • border – a dividing line between nations
  • born – to come to life; to come into existence
  • borrow – to take as a loan
  • both – not just one of two, but the two together
  • bottle – a container, usually made of glass, to hold liquid

Part 2 Directions:  Take out your notebook or a sheet of paper and a pen.  Watch the video below to take the vocabulary test for this lesson and check your level of understanding of this vocabulary lesson.

Part 3 Directions: Now that you’ve completed this vocabulary lesson, use the comments section below to share your thoughts about what you’ve learned.

5 thoughts on “3.4.1: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

  1. Lesson 3.3.4 Year 3
    VOA vocabulary Lesson 4
    I have completed the above video vocabulary lesson 4.
    excellent way of teaching. For fluent in speaking English Language vocabulary is must.
    I got 95 % in the quiz 4.

  2. Greetings Maestro Sersea
    I did the Voa vocabulary quiz, lesson 4 and, I got 100% in this review lesson.
    Thank you so much,

  3. Dear teacher,
    VOA vocabulary Lesson 4
    I have watched all vocabularies lesson 4.
    I read a few times and understanding those words and it’s meaning as well.
    For the quiz, I got 18/20 correct.
    Thank you.

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