TOEFL test preparation. Study the words and and complete the exercise below.
Get more practice with the story: Goethe and Poetry.
|monumental (mahnYOOmentul): adj. -
|The actor's performance was monumental. He might win an Oscar
award for it.
College was a monumental time
in her life. She learned many important things.
|convey (cunVAY): verb - to express,
relate (usually information or feelings)
expert spoke at the conference. She conveyed
a lot of useful information.
He thought the Hallmark
card conveyed his feelings
|rhythm (RIthum): noun - the pattern
of a beat, musical phrase or movement
music often has more advanced rhythms
than other music.
The rhythm of the group's
dance performance was perfect.
|innovative (INōvādiv): adj - new,
not done before
won the tournament because his tennis strategies were innovative.
Modern technology is all about being innovative.
|lasting (LASTing): noun -- staying (or continuing to
exist) for a long time
hopes to make a lasting
impression on the world of music.
His kind words had a lasting effect on me.
Practice: Complete the
sentences. Answers are at the bottom of the page.
1. I like the song overall, but I think the
_______________ is a little too slow.
2. The building's design is ___________________. I have never seen a
building with that shape.
3. I can't make it to the wedding. Please _____________ my best wishes
to the bride and groom.
4. Finishing her first marathon was a ______________ achievement.
5. When he met the CEO of the company, he chatted and tried to make a
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