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ESL Vocabualry Words

Word

Cultivate   279

Definition

Getting the field ready to plant and grow crops.

Sentence

I had to cultivate my yard, so I could plant corn.

 Farmer  Example

 
 

Word

Missionary  279

Definition 

A member of a church who travels to spread religous beliefs.

Sentence

In the past, Europeans called missionaries came to the West African coast.

Example  

missionaries

 

Word

Shantytown   280

Definition 

A slum that surrounds the city and had shelters made of anything people can find.

Sentence

They live in the shantytowns that surround these cities.

Example  

Word

Life Expectancy   281 

Definition 

The average age people are expected to stay

Sentence

Another problem in West Africa is life expectancy, or the average number of years a person is expected to live.

Example  

people dying

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