English vocabulary for children with the theme of nature
Canal: /kə’næl/: Canal
We walked along by the side of the canal. (We walked along the canal.)
Bridge: /bridʒ/: Bridge
The new bridge has been finished two years ahead of schedule. (The new bridge was completed 2 years ahead of schedule).
Dam: /dæm/: Dam
A new dam is now being built. (A new dam is under construction).
Island: /’ailənd/: Island
The island was originally circular in shape. (The original island was round)
Bay: /bei/: Bay
The bay was full of yachts with billowing sails. (The bay was full of boats with sails raised.)
Riverbank: /ˈrɪvɚˌbæŋk/: Riverbank
He had been walking on the riverbank observing a high tide. (He went on the riverbank to observe the tide.)
Beach: /bi:t∫/: Coast
Sea: /si:/: Sea
Being on the sea, sail; being on land, settling. (At sea, set sail; on land, set sail).
Ocean: /’əʊ∫n/: Ocean
We have a clear view of the ocean from our hotel window. (We saw the ocean very clearly from the hotel window).
Coast: /kəʊst/: Coast
He lived on the east coast of the United States. (He lives on the east coast of the United States.)
Ground: /graʊnd/: Earth
The sun dries the moisture on the ground. (The sun dries the moisture on the ground.)
Dune: /dju:n/: Sand dunes
The sand massed to form a dune. (The sand has formed a dune)
Desert: /’dezɜ:t/: Desert
The desert is so arid that nothing can grow there. (The desert is so arid that nothing can grow there.)
Cliff: /klif/: Cliff
It was pretty hairy climbing down the cliff. (Pretty loose when climbing down the cliff).
Park: /pɑ:k/: Park
The students often picnic at the park. (Students often go on picnics at the park.)
Meadow: /’me:dəʊ/: Meadow
This meadow epitomizes the beauty of the whole area. (This grassland makes up the whole beauty of the area.)
Jungle: /’dʒʌηgl/: Rainforest
The mountain area is covered entirely in dense jungle. (The mountain area is completely covered in dense rainforest.)
Forest: /’fɒrist/: Forest
They went on a ten-mile hike through the forest. (They traveled 10 miles through the forest.)
Land: /lænd/: Land
He hedged a piece of land in. (He built a fence around the site.)
Hill: /hi/: Hills
It’s easier to run down the hill than go up. (It’s easier to run down the hill than up.)
Field: /fi:ld/: Field
The field has been seeded with corn. (The field has been sown with corn.)
Grass: /grɑ:s/: Grass
Not let the grass grow under one’s feet. (Do not let grass grow under your feet.)
Soil: /sɔil/: Soil
Heavy rain and excessive use have impoverished the soil. (Heavy rains and excessive land use have caused the land to degrade.)
Rock: /rɒk/: Rock
The ice is as hard as rock. (The ice is as hard as a rock.)
Pond: /pɒnd/: Pond
The frog plopped into the pond. (A frog in the pond)
River: /’rivə[r]/: River
The river flows cranking into the village. (The river flows into the village).
Wave: /weiv/: Wave
He raised his hand to wave. (He raises his hand to touch the wave.)
Sky: /sˈkai/: Sky
The sky began to show red in the early morning. (The sky is red in the early morning.)
Water: /’wɔ:tə[r]/: Water
The waters of the lake flow out over a large waterfall. (The lake water flows out above a large waterfall)
Plant: /’plɑ:nt/: Plant
This plant hasn’t had any shoots yet. (This plant does not have any buds yet.)
Sand: /sænd/: Sand
The children played happily in the sand. (The children are playing happily in the sand).
Mud: /mʌd/: Mud
There was a lot of mud on the ground. (There is a lot of mud on the ground.)
Stars: /stɑ:/: Sao
Stars can’t shine without darkness. (Stars wouldn’t shine without darkness.)
Planet: /ˈplænət/: Planet
He looked like something from another planet! (He looks like he’s from another planet.)
Volcano: /vɒl’keinəʊ/: Volcano
The volcano could erupt at any time. (Volcanoes can erupt at any time).
Cave: /ˈkeiv/: Cave
This cave has a good echo. (This cave has a good echo).
With a list of English vocabulary on the subject of nature will help your children expand their inherent English knowledge.