Unit 1: Pathways 2 (Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking

access
(noun) a way of being able to get or use something (Usually with to)

basic necessities
(plural noun) things you need for life

confident
(adjective) positive/sure about the future; having a feeling or belief that you can do something well or succeed at something

financial
(adjective) having to do with money

freedom
(noun) the power to do what you want to do

poverty
(noun) the state of being poor

provide
(verb) to give

secure
(adjective) safe

socialize
(verb) to spend time with friends or family

standard of living
(noun) the amount of wealth, comfort, and possessions that a person or group has

researcher
(noun) someone who studies something and tries to discover facts about it

long-term
(adjective) happening over a long time

community
(noun) the place where you live

hobby
(noun) an activity that you enjoy doing in your free time

volunteer
(verb) to do something without being paid

grateful
(adjective) thankful

mood
(noun) the way you feel at a particular time

well-being
(noun) health and happiness

support
(verb) to help

factor
(noun) one of the things that causes a situation