Words of Topic: Transport

Word group for topic: Transport, it helps to enhance speaking and writing skills in English tests, especially for ESL students who are working for IELTS, TOEFL, and GRE exams.
 Word Group By Topic: Transport

comfortable  Speak
a.
relaxed and free
Do sit down and make yourself comfortable.
congestion  Speak
n.
a situation in which there is too much traffic and movement is difficult
The traffic congestion in the city gets worse during the summer.
overcrowded  Speak
a.
containing too many people or things
Our railway network is either overcrowded or else simply neglected.
ultimately  Speak
adv.
finally; in the end
The largest firms may ultimately become unstoppable.
tram  Speak
n.
an electric vehicle that is similar to a bus but travels on tracks laid along roads
I hopped off the tram near the park.
affordable  Speak
a.
not expensive
Affordable housing isn’t enough – we also need job opportunities.
extended  Speak
a.
long or longer than usual
They’re taking an extended vacation.
underground  Speak
n.
a railway system in which electric trains travel through tunnels below ground
They went on the underground.
remote  Speak
a.
far away in distance, time, or relation; not close
I have super-fast broadband in my remote village.
commute  Speak
v.
to make the same journey regularly between work and home
It's exhausting commuting from Brighton to London every day.
horrendous  Speak
a.
extremely unpleasant, horrifying, or terrible
Conditions in the refugee camps were horrendous.
improvement  Speak
n.
the process of making something better or of getting better
We made some improvements to the house before selling it.
days off  Speak
n.
a day's vacation from work or school on what would normally be a working day
It's her day off today.
time off  Speak
n.
time for rest or recreation away from one's usual work or studies
We're too busy to take time off.
diminish  Speak
v.
make or become less
The threat of inflation is diminishing.
iconic  Speak
a.
relating to the nature of an icon
The city also has some of the most iconic buildings in our country.
impressive  Speak
a.
causing someone to feel admiration or respect
We went inside the hotel which had the most impressive view from the main lobby window.
architecture  Speak
n.
the art or practice of designing and constructing buildings
I like the clean-cut shapes of classical architecture.
punctual  Speak
a.
on time
He's the sort of man who's always punctual.
overpasses  Speak
n.
a bridge that carries a road or railway over another road
I walked through an overpass over the road.
underpasses  Speak
n.
a road or pedestrian tunnel passing under another road or a railroad
We stood on the bridge and looked down at the underpass.
rush hour  Speak
n.
a time during each day when traffic is at its heaviest
I will try to avoid traveling in the rush hour.
ferry  Speak
n.
a boat or ship for taking passengers and often vehicles across an area of water, especially as a regular service
The ferry service has been suspended for the day because of bad weather.
rapid-transit  Speak
n.
a high-speed urban passenger transport like an elevated railway system
Two rapid transit trains collided early this morning in Boston.
schedule  Speak
v.
arrange or plan (an event) to take place at a particular time
The flight is scheduled to arrive at 1:00 p.m., but it's running 10 minutes late.
strictly  Speak
adv.
exactly or correctly
Parking is strictly prohibited between these gates.
obvious  Speak
a.
easy to see, recognize, or understand
There is no obvious solution.
incredibly  Speak
adv.
used for saying that something is very difficult to believe
We missed our flight but, incredibly, got there on time.
convenient  Speak
a.
suitable for your purposes and needs
A bike's a very convenient way of getting around.
invest  Speak
v.
to spend money on something with the expectation of profit
When people buy houses they're investing a lot of money.
evolve  Speak
v.
develop gradually, especially from a simple to a more complex form
The company has evolved into a major chemical manufacturer.