Glossary: Velvet Revolution fails to fire student interest

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper.

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As well as this special glossary, which relates to the articles Velvet Revolution fails to fire student interest and Velvet Comics, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

agreement – súhlas

available – dostupný

appear – javiť sa, zdať sa

association – združenie, spolok

attitude – prístup, postoj

biased – zaujatý

blind – zaslepiť, oslepiť

bring down – zvrhnúť

characteristics – vlastnosti

civic – občiansky

comics – komiks

communism – komunizmus

conceive of – predstaviť si

constantly – neustále, ustavične

curriculum – učebný plán, študijný program

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