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8 Beach Vocabulary Words one must know - Part one

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In our last blog, we explained a few beach vocabulary words. People visit beaches for various purpose. Some go for adventure while others go for relaxing their mind. No matter what the reason is, if you are visiting the beach, knowing these words will help you while conversing with a native speaker.

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Must know beach vocabulary words

1. Shore

Shore is the area where sand meets the ocean or sea.


2. Sandbar

When the force of the water pushes the sand up and results in the formation of a narrow island, this sand island is called a sandbar. Sandbars can sometimes be called reefs if they’re made of coral.


3. Boardwalk

A boardwalk is a place where visitors can walk above the sand. These boardwalks or walkways are usually made of boards or large wooden planks. If you don’t want to wet your legs or deal with sand, then boardwalks are perfect.


4. High tide

High tide is the rise and fall of the ocean or sea. They are caused by the combined effects of the gravitational forces exerted by the Moon and the Sun and the rotation of the Earth.


5. Boogie board

A boogie board is like a surfboard. In surfboard, you stand whereas in a boogie board you lie down to paddle out into the water.


6. Scuba

If you love adventure and want to experience a deeper underwater experience, then try scuba. Scuba stands for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. In scuba diving, a user is provided with a full suit and a tank of air that allows them to swim down for longer periods of time.


7. Snorkle

Snorkeling is similar to scuba diving. In scuba diving, you go deeper into the ocean. It is better for people who want to see underwater but don’t want to go too far from the surface. A snorkle is the practice of swimming on or through a body of water while equipped with a diving mask (including goggles), a shaped breathing tube called a snorkel. The goggles let you see underwater, and the tube lets you keep breathing without coming to the surface of the water to breathe.


8. Surfboard

A surfboard is an extended platform used in the sport of surfing. A surfboard is used by surfers to go out into the water while standing on it.


These are a few more beach vocabulary words which help in communicating with a native speaker. Moreover, these words will guide you to start a conversation in English. It is essential to have a decent command over English language to make your communication effective. You can join an online Spoken English course and improve your English speaking skills.

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