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Music Video Lesson: Jason Mraz

Average: 3.6 (52 votes)

This song is currently one of the top singles in the UK, by American singer Jason Mraz. Read the lyrics and try to guess which word fits in the gap before you listen. Think about the meaning of the song and which words have similar pronunciation to help you.
Lesson by Caroline

Look idioms part 2

Average: 3.1 (15 votes)

Yesterday we had a quiz on Look Phrasal Verbs. Today we continue with look idioms. Read the 7 statements and decide which responses match them.

The correct answers are given below.

Phrasal Verbs with Look

Average: 3.6 (27 votes)

In the English language, a phrasal verb is a verb combined with a preposition or an adverb.

e.g. Look + up/ to/ for/ about/ into etc.

Let's practice! What words do you need to complete the sentences below?

Music Video: Aqualung - Brighter Than Sunshine

Average: 3.6 (24 votes)

I hadn't heard this song before today and I actually really like it. Read through the lyrics and try to guess which word fits in each gap. Then listen and complete the gaps with the missing words. Enjoy!
Lesson by Caroline Devane

Much or many?

Average: 3.9 (47 votes)

Do you remember the difference between countable and uncountable nouns? One of the things you need to remember is whether you need to use much or many
when talking about quantities. Much and many mean a lot of. For example:

"We don’t have many apples" is the same as:

"We don’t have a lot of apples".

Education Idioms

Average: 3.4 (34 votes)

Here are some commonly used idioms about education and learning. Have you heard any of them in class before? I've put the meanings of the idioms to help you to decide which idiom fits in each sentence. Can you think of any more education idioms? Have you ever pulled an all-nighter? Let us know!

Conjunctive Adverbs

Average: 3.5 (30 votes)

Run-on sentences happen when there are two independent clauses not separated by any form of punctuation. The error can sometimes be corrected by adding a period, semicolon, or colon to separate the two sentences.

e.g. Incorrect: My car is expensive I spent a lot of money on it.
Correct: My car is expensive. I spent a lot of money on it.

The Father and His Two Daughters – Intermediate Level

Average: 2.9 (29 votes)

Read this story and answer the comprehension questions below:

A man had two daughters, one was married to a gardener, and the other to a tile maker. After a time he went to the daughter who had married the gardener and enquired how she was and how all things went with her. She said, "All things are prospering with me, and I have only one wish, that there may be a heavy fall of rain, in order that the plants may be well watered."

Music Video Lesson: Come What May

Average: 2.9 (40 votes)

This song was made famous by the movie, Moulin Rouge. Did you enjoy this film? I loved the songs but found the movie quite boring! Listen to the song and complete the gaps with the missing words listed below. I've taken out some 'easy' words as well as some more challenging ones, did you know all the words before you listened or did you learn some new ones? Good luck!
Lesson by Caroline

Danny's Reading: I Hate May!

Average: 3.4 (21 votes)

As far as months go, this one has not been brilliant. I'm not sure whether it's just me, or the month of May in particular, or perhaps a combination of the two, but either way, it could have been a lot better, a lot shorter, and a lot less tiring. And, while we're at it, a lot less windy.