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Import/Export Vocabulary by Mind Map: Import/Export Vocabulary
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Import/Export Vocabulary

Building Vocabulary: Here are some words related to the Import-Export business. A) Read the IMPORT and EXPORT Word Families (in Blue) It is easier to remember vocabulary when you put them into groups or families. Do the following activities for each of the words: Look up the meaning of the word in the recommended dictionaries, listen to their pronunciation and repeat it (see link next to each word). Read the example sentences next to each word. B) Then read the other words related to imports and exports (in Orange), like "currency", and the verbs to talk about trends or tendencies. Click on the links and look up the meaning in the dictionaries that will open.

Yen

Export

Export (v.)

1) Read the word. 1a. Click on the link and look up this word in the Cambridge Learner dictionary. Read the definition. 1b. Listen to the pronunciation of the word and repeat it. (click on the speaker picture below the word in the dictionary). 1c. Then read the example sentence you see here.

E.g.: Japan exports cars, electronic devices and computers.

Export (n.)

1) Read the word. 1a. Click on the link and look up this word in the Cambridge Learner dictionary. Read the definition. 1b. Listen to the pronunciation of the word and repeat it. (click on the speaker picture below the word in the dictionary). 1c. Then read the example sentence you see here.

E.g.: About 80 percent of China's exports are manufactured goods.

Exporter (n.)

1) Click on the link and look up this word. Read the definition. Then read the example you see here.

E.g. Our company is a leading exporter of tea.

Exportation (n.)

1) Click on the link and look up this word. Read the definition. Then read the example you see here.

E.g.: The new law prohibits the exportation of tobacco products.

Import

Import (v.)

1) Read the word. 1a. Click on the link and look up this word in the Cambridge Learner dictionary. 1b. Listen to the pronunciation of the word and repeat it. (click on the speaker picture below the word).

E.g.: The U.S. imports oil from all over the world.

Import (n.)

1) Read the word. 1a. Click on the link and look up this word in the Cambridge Learner dictionary. 1b. Listen to the pronunciation of the word and repeat it. (click on the speaker picture below the word).

E.g.: The company's imports are delivered by ship.

Importer (n.)

1) Click on the link and look up this word. Read the definition. Then read the example you see here.

E.g.: The importer is responsible for insurance coverage.

Importation (n.)

1) Click on the link and look up this word. Read the definition. Then read the example you see here..

E.g.: There are restrictions on the importation of foreign goods.

Supply

Demand

Currency

US Dollar

Argentine Peso

Euro

Goods

Cars

wheat

computers

Verbs to describe trends in Supply/Demand/Price

go up = rise = increase

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go down = drop = fall

Natural Resources