Culture | Oxford 3000

culture oxford 3000Do you know these words connected with culture? They are some of the most important words to learn in English, and were all added to the Oxford 3000 word list when it was relaunched this year.

Use the words to fill the gaps in the sentences. You may need to change the form of the word. You will not need to use all the words. Use the picture clues to help you or look up the words in Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries. (Check out the examples and the Culture notes!)

architecture celebrity classical creative folk gallery guitar historic jazz poet popularity portrait sculpture venue

She plays ____________ in a band. 

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He plays _______________ music, as well as pop and jazz. 

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The festival will offer workshops in art and ___________ writing. 

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The painting is now on display at the local art ______________. 

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A bronze ______________ of a horse stood in the courtyard. 

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There are some beautiful _____________ buildings in the city centre.

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The band will be playing at 20 different ______________ on their UK tour. 

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She had her _____________ painted by a fashionable artist.

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Domes and porticos are both features of classical ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­______________________. 

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______________ is a form of music that originated with African Americans in the southern United States.

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How many did you get? Let us know in the comments! 

Want more?

50 more words connected with culture in the Oxford 3000*:

ancient, art, artist, artistic, audience, castle, century, concert, contemporary, cultural, culture, dance, decade, design, designer,  entertain, entertainment, exhibition, famous, fashion, fashionable, festival, historical, history, library, literature, modern, movement, museum, music, musical, musician, painter, painting, palace, perform, performance, piano, picture, play, poem, poetry, popular, production, rock, singer, statue, theatre, tradition, traditional

Keep practising! Try our Travel and Transport vocabulary quiz.

*The Oxford 3000 is a list of the 3000 most important words to learn in English. The keywords of the Oxford 3000 have been carefully selected by a group of language experts and experienced teachers as the words which should receive priority in vocabulary study because of their importance and usefulness.

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