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Here is today’s English lesson. It is a news story about the impact of climate change on tea production in India. The answers to the exercises will be uploaded to my blog tomorrow.
When you admire someone, especially because of their personal qualities, knowledge, or skills.
When you regard something or someone as important and are careful not to harm them or treat them rudely.
Example Usage: I have the greatest respect for my teacher; The boys showed a complete lack of respect for authority.
Did you know...? The word 'respect' was the Oxford Dictionary's 97th most-viewed word last year.
A group of people who live in the same area; a group of people who have the same interests, religion, race etc.
Example Usage: The new arts centre will serve the whole community; The Professor was considered an expert amongst the scientific community.
Did you know...? The word 'community' was the Oxford Dictionary's 97th most-viewed word last year.
The power or right to act , speak, or think as one wants; the state of not being subject to imprisonment or enslavement.
Example Usage: We do have some freedom of choice; The slave fought his way to freedom.
Did you know…? ‘Freedom’ was the Oxford Dictionary’s 145th most-viewed word last year.