UNIT 1 C
To be entitled: [often passive] entitle sby to sthg to give sby the right to have or to do sthg.
To feature: to include a particular person or thing as a special feature. To have an important part in sthg.
To chart: to record or follow the progress or development of sby/sthg.
Individual: a person considered separately rather than as part of a group.
To broadcast: to send out programmes on television or radio.
Update: to make sthg more modern by adding new parts, etc..
Instalment: one of the parts of a story that appears regularly over a period of time in a newspaper, on television, etc.
Barrister: a lawyer in Britain who has the right to argue cases in the higher courts of law.
Up and down: sometimes good and sometimes bad
To achieve: to succeed in reaching a particular goal, status or standard, especially by making an effort for a long time.
Ill-at-ease: feeling uncomfortable and embarrassed.
Sense of purpose: meaning that is important and valuable to you.
Coach: (BrE) a comfortable bus for carrying passengers over long distances.
Rough: having a surface that is not even or regular. Not exact.
To weather: to change, or make sthg change, colour or shape because of the effect of the sun, rain or wind
To bear testimony to: a thing that shows that sthg else exists or is true.
State benefits: the money given by the government to people who need financial help, for example because they cannot find a job.
Whilst: while, whereas.
To turn out: to be discovered to be; to prove to b.
To map out: to plan or arrange sthg in a careful or detailed way.
To acknowledge: to accept that sthg is true.
Undoubtedly: used to emphasize that sthg exists or is definitely true.
To benefit FROM
To provide FOR
Lad: (old-fashioned or informal, BrE) a boy or young man.
To get on in life: to be successful in your career, etc.
Wellbeing: general health and happiness.
Barn: a large farm building for storing grain or keeping animals in.
To set up: to establish. To build sthg or put sthg somewhere.
Concern: a feeling of worry, especially one that is shared by many people.
Close scrutiny: (formal) careful and thorough examination. Examen riguroso.
Bonus: an extra amount of money that is added to a payment, especially to sby’s wages as a reward. Anything pleasant that is extra and more or better than you were expecting.