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New Words

In this lesson's presentation, you are going to listen to a radio interview called “Adult Children Staying in the Nest”. You will hear the words in the following list when you listen to the radio interview.

Click on the words and then listen to the sentences. The sentences will help you understand what the words mean and how they are used.

  • adulthood

    Their friendship began in elementary school and continued into adulthood.

    The time when they are entering adulthood is often difficult for young people.

    Children pay $1 on the bus, but adults have to pay $2.

  • generation

    Americans today use a lot more energy than their grandparents’ generation did.

    The next generation of eagles is inside those eagle eggs.

  • responsibility

    It is his responsibility to make sure that his homework is done on time.

    The children are responsible for making sure that all their toys are put away before supper.

    If you do not drive responsibly, you will get a ticket from the police.