3.19.1: 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.

  • happen – to become a fact or event; to take place
  • happy – pleased; satisfied; feeling good; not sad
  • hard – not easily cut or broken; solid; difficult to do or understand; needing much effort or force
  • harm – to injure; to damage; damage; hurt
  • harvest – to gather crops; the crop after it is gathered
  • hat – a head cover
  • hate – to have strong emotions against; to consider as an enemy; opposite love
  • have – to possess; to own; to hold
  • he – the boy or man who is being spoken about
  • head – to lead; to command; leader; chief; the top part of something; the highest position
  • headquarters – the center from which orders are given; the main offices of a business or organization
  • heal – to return to good health; to cure; to become well
  • health – the general condition of the body and mind; the condition of being free from sickness or disease
  • hear – to receive sound through the ears; to receive news about
  • heat – to make hot or warm; great warmth; that which is produced by burning fuel; energy from the sun
  • heavy – having much weight; not easy to lift; of great amount or force
  • helicopter – a machine without wings that can fly up or down or remain in one place above the ground
  • help – to give support; to assist; to make easier; support; aid
  • here – in, to or at this place
  • hero – a person honored for being brave or wise
  • hide – to prevent from being seen or found; to make secret
  • high – tall; far up; far above the ground; important; above others
  • hijack – to seize or take control of a vehicle by force
  • hill – a small mountain
  • history – the written record or description of past events; the study of the past
  • hit – to strike; to touch with force
  • hold – to carry or support, usually in the hands or arms; to keep in one position; to keep as a prisoner; to contain; to possess; to occupy; to organize and be involved in (“The two sides hold talks this week.”)
  • hole – an opening; a torn or broken place in something
  • holiday – a day when one does not work; a day on which no work is done to honor or remember a person or event
  • holy – greatly honored in religion
  • home – the building where a person lives, especially with family; the place where one was born or comes from; the area or country where one lives

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.

2 thoughts on “3.19.1: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

  1. Lesson 3.19.1 Year 3
    Vocabulary Lesson
    I read all above vocabulary words and listened the audio thrice. without vocabulary, nothing can be conveyed. For smoothness fluency vocabulary plays vital role in our speaking skill.

  2. Dear teacher,
    Lesson 3.19.1 Year 3
    VOA Vocabulary Lesson
    I learned all vocabularies, listened, and pronunciation follow the audio a few times.
    It is not only improved my vocabulary but it is also help me to practice pronunciation , reading, speaking, and listening skill too.
    It is useful lesson for me.
    Thank you.

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