字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Today, we're talking about 12 good words. That is...12 synonyms to use instead of the word "good." Okay, so before we get into our lesson, here's something that you can do that is not just good... It's great! Join our social media classes! They'll give you a lot of information. We'll ask you questions. And generally, they'll help you practice a lot of your English skills. The word good...is okay. But it's not great or wonderful or outstanding. Here are some other words that will help you change things up and express yourself better than just using the word "good". Number 1 - Valuable We use "valuable" when we talk about the cost or worth of something, or someone's importance. That's a valuable watch. Number 2 - Excellent This word means extremely good. It's very commonly used, and it describes someone or something that holds superior quality. Titanic is an excellent film. Number 3 - Exceptional This is kind of similar to excellent but perhaps even more so because it means something that is unusually good. Nadia Comaneci was the first gymnast to receive a perfect score in the Olympics. Her performance in Montreal was exceptional. Number 4 - Outstanding Another similar word to excellent and exceptional, it means something that is remarkably good. My sister goes to Yale University. She is an outstanding scholar. Number 5 - Superb Superb means impressively beautiful. So many times we use it to describe how nice something is or how nice something looks. The snow covered mountains are superb in the winter. Number 6 - Divine Divine is related to something godly. But we also use it when we want to emphasize that something is out-of-this-world good. The food at the restaurant was divine. Number 7 - Brilliant Brilliant was initially used to describe something that shines brightly, but this can be extended to a performance or an idea that outshines the others. Brilliant is used in that context a lot more in British English than in American English. But it's still very common in both countries. Her brilliant smile lit up the room. Number 8 - Impressive Something that is impressive has the ability to blow your mind or make a great impression on you. The size of the Grand Canyon is impressive. Number 9 - Admirable Admirable means someone or something worthy of a lot of respect or admiration. Wes spent two years volunteering as a teacher in two different countries. Now that's admirable. Number 10 - Flawless We use "flawless" to describe someone or something that has no defects or faults. Michelangelo's Statue of David is a very famous work of art. Many people believe the statue is flawless. Number 11 - Wonderful Wonderful is used as a synonym for excellent. Basically, we use it to describe something that is much better than good. We spent a wonderful week in Dubrovnik. Number 12 - Great Great is another synonym for exceptional or outstanding. Our students are doing a great job with the questions we ask on social media. Okay, let's practice what we've learned today. But before we do, please like our video if you feel like you've learned something new. Here we go! I want you to choose one word from today's lesson. Then, in the comments below write a sentence about...this picture. I'd also encourage you to read each other's sentences because this will help you reinforce your understanding of these words. And if you need more time to write, you can pause the video while you're writing your sentence. See you next time!