3.25.1: 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.

  • mail – letters, papers and other things sent through an official system, such as a post office
  • main – the most important or largest
  • major – great in size, importance or amount
  • majority – the greater number; more than half
  • make – to produce; to create; to build; to do something or to carry out an action; to cause to be or to become
  • male – a man or boy; the sex that is the father of children; of or about men
  • man – an adult male human
  • manufacture – to make goods in large amounts
  • many – a large number or amount of
  • map – a picture of the earth’s surface or a part of it
  • march –to walk in a group like soldiers; to walk together in a large group to protest about something
  • mark – to make a sign or cut on something
  • market – a place or area where goods are sold, bought or traded; an economic system in which the prices of things are decided by how many there are and how much money people are willing to pay for them
  • marry – to join a man and woman together as husband and wife; to become husband and wife (usually in a religious or civil ceremony)
  • mass – an amount of matter having no special form and usually of a large size
  • mate – to bring together a male and a female to create another creature
  • material – the substance, substances or matter of which something is made or from which something can be made, such as wood, cloth or stone; anything that can be made into something else
  • mathematics – the science dealing with amounts, sizes and shapes, as explained by numbers and signs
  • matter – anything that can be seen or felt; what things are made of
  • may – a word used with an action word to mean permit or possible (“May I go?” “They may leave tomorrow.”)
  • mayor – the chief official of a city or town government
  • meal – food eaten to satisfy hunger, such as dinner
  • mean – to want to; to give the idea of; to have the idea of
  • measure – to learn the amount, size or distance of something; an action taken; a legislative proposal
  • meat – the part of a dead animal used for food
  • media – all public information organizations, including newspapers, television and radio
  • medicine – a substance or drug used to treat disease or pain; the science or study of treating and curing disease or improving health
  • meet – to come together with someone or something at the same time and place
  • melt – to make a solid into a liquid by heating it
  • member – one of a group
  • memorial – something done or made to honor the memory of a person or event
  • memory – a picture in the mind of past events; the ability to remember; a thing remembered
  • mental – about or having to do with the mind
  • mercy – kindness toward those who should be punished; the power to be kind or to pardon
  • message – written or spoken news or information; a note from one person to another person or group

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 “3.25.1: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

  1. Lesson 3.25.1 year 3
    American English vocabulary lesson 25
    1) Mass is a noun, verb an adjective too.
    Noun: A large body of matter with no definite shape.
    ” The sun broke out from behind a mass of clouds.”
    ” A large number of people or objects crowded together, ” a mass of cyclists.”
    Adjective: Involving or affecting large number of people or things, ” The films has mass appeal”
    Verb: Both countries began massing troops in the region.
    As I understand the meaning of the word, ‘mass” is a measure of amount of matter contained in or constituting physical body.
    2) Memorial: A statue or structure established to remind people of a person or event.
    ” A Memorial to the Founder of Pakistan Qaid-Azam Mohmmad Ali Jinnah.”

    1. Dear teacher,
      Lesson 3.25.1 year 3
      Vocabulary Lesson.
      I had learnt some new vocabularies and practiced reading, pronunciation follow VOA vocabulary lesson video few times. I gain some new word as following:
      – manufacture – to make goods in large amounts.
      _ mercy – kindness toward those who should be punished; the power to be kind or to pardon.
      _mental – about or having to do with the mind. Thank you.

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