Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 52 – Vocabulary Skill – Ex – Words

Welcome back to some more vocabulary skill and I’m bringing to you today some ex- words.  So, basically words that have this notorious “ex” often include the idea of out, far from, beyond, or completely.

Example: Mt. Everest is an example of an extreme environment (far from).

Example: He’s able to configure the Rubix Cube in exactly 3 minutes and 46 seconds (completely).


Match the words with their meanings.

  1. Exhale
  2. Expand
  3. Expensive
  4. Experiment
  5. Expert
  6. Express

a. Someone who is very knowledgeable about a subject.

b. To breathe out air from your mouth.

c. To grow or get bigger.

d. Costing a lot of money.

e. A scientific test to see what the results will be.

f. To tell or show your feelings or opinions.


Make sentences with the following words: expect, experience, explain, explosion, extinct


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