The 10th episode of English4Gamers is out! In this episode, we keep playing Doom (1993), a science fiction horror-themed first-person shooter videogame by id Software. As always, I suggest that you read the vocabulary list before watching the episode. There is also a fill in the gaps exercise (with downloadable version and answers) to test your listening comprehension.
TO PICK UP: to take hold of and lift up.
AHEAD:in or toward the front.
KEY CARD: a plastic card, similar to a credit card, containing data on an embedded magnetised strip that can electronically unlock a door, activate a machine, etc.
The 8th episode of English4Gamers is finally out! I suggest that you take a look at the vocabulary list before watching it ;-). This time, Richard and I decided to play Doom, a 1993 science fiction horror-themed first-person shooter (FPS) video game. If you want to test your listening comprehension, you can try to fill in the gaps with the correct words in the sentences below the video. You can download a PDF version of the video & the answers.
TO GUIDE = to accompany (a sightseer) to show points of interest and to explain their meaning or significance. Ex. He guided her to the front row and sat beside her.
TO RELEASE = to make available to the public. Ex. The band’s latest album will be released next week.
TO BLEED = to lose blood. Ex. She was bleeding from the face and hands.
BY THE WAY= used in speech to introduce a statement or question that may or may not relate to the current topic of conversation. Ex. By the way, have you received that letter yet?
AMMO= objects that can be shot from a weapon, such as bullets or shells.
ACCURATE = precise; able to produce results that are correct. Ex. The machines were not yet accurate enough to give useful results.