English Vocabulary Words: Trees

 

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Parts of a tree: trunk / leaves / branches / roots

English Vocabulary Words Trees

The trunk of a tree is covered in bark:

English Vocabulary Words Trees

Trees can provide shade from the heat of the sun:

English Vocabulary Words Trees

We find palm trees in tropical regions, and pine trees in colder climates:

English Vocabulary Words Trees

Here are two more interesting types of trees: a willow and a birch tree:

English Vocabulary Words Trees

When you cut down or chop down a tree, what’s left is a stump:

English Vocabulary Words Trees

Trees are cut down in order to provide lumber or timber (wood that will be used for building).

English Vocabulary Words Trees

The pieces of wood are called logs when they are still round, and they are called boards after they have been cut into a flat rectangular shape:

English Vocabulary Words Trees

The loss of the world’s forests is called deforestation. We need to plant trees in order to make up for the ones we cut down!

English Vocabulary Words Trees

Image sources: MokkieU.S. Forest Service, Southwestern Region, Kaibab National Forest, Famartin, Andre Carrotflower, Lionel Allorge

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