CELPIP Vocabulary

Transportation Vocabulary

In the picture below, you’ll find some important CELPIP Vocabulary to help you describe a train station.

Transportation Idioms

In severe traffic jams vehicles tend to be bumper to bumper

My wife’s is a terrible backseat driver who always points out my driving mistakes

We started our trip early by hitting the road at 6am.

I hitched a ride with a very friendly stranger.

We beat the traffic by leaving work before the rush hour.

Most accidents occur on the homestretch after a long journey

I tend to travel light by taking just one small bag on my trips.

My friend witnessed a hit and run on his way to work. The guy just drove away after hitting the pedestrian with his car.

Uncle Joe is road hog. No-one can get past his car.

The public transport in my city is abysmal. Sometimes, the buses don’t even stop at the bus stop!

CELPIP Vocabulary – Water Transport

In the picture below, you’ll find some useful CELPIP Vocabulary to help you describe water transportation.

Music Vocabulary

In the picture below, you’ll find some useful words to help you describe an orchestra.

Art Vocabulary

In the picture below, you’ll find some useful words to help you describe artists and their tools.

Art – a piece of art (uncountable noun – three pieces of art)

Canvas – the fabric board that painters paint on.

Painting – a picture that a painter paints on a canvas.

Murals – large paintings that usually cover walls. Banksy paints a lot of murals and is famous for them.

Sculptures – shapes that are carved into stone or metal. ‘The little mermaid’ in Denmark is a statue.

Bust – a sculpture of a head and shoulders.

Portrait – a painting of a person.

Masterpiece – the best piece of art that an artist creates.

Brush – a common tool with lots of bristles that artists use when they paint.

Palette – the board that painters squeeze their paints onto when they are getting ready to paint.

Frame – the border that you put on a finished painting before hanging it on a wall.

Vivid colours – very bright colours.

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