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Vocabulary for Buildings

Sample questions:
  1. What types of buildings are there where you live?
  2. Do you prefer old or new buildings?
  3. Are historical buildings important where you live?
  4. Do you think we should protect old building?

 

Nouns:

architecture

skyscraper

office block

residence

 

Verbs:

construct

renovate

demolish

 

Adjectives:

elegant

well-designed

unsightly

contemporary

old-fashioned

 

Idioms:

put up (= build) They are putting up loads of unsightly office blocks.

do up (= repair) They should do up some of the old-fashioned residences.

pull down (= demolish)

They are pulling down older neighbourhoods to make way for the new skyscrapers.

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