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P.1 - Adult

Music Video: Mr Cellophane

Average: 3.4 (14 votes)

Cellophane: A see-through material used to wrap food.

We all sometimes feel like we need more attention, but this character from Chicago feels completely invisible! Read through the lyrics to the song and see if you can guess which word goes in each gap, then listen and check your answers. Do you relate to the singer, or do you think he is just complaining about nothing?

Predictions - Part Two

Average: 3.6 (14 votes)

Yesterday's lesson was about some predictions made 100 years ago about what the world would look like today. In today’s lesson, we are going to read about how some people think the world will be in another 100 years time.

Predictions - Part One

Average: 3.8 (10 votes)

100 years ago, a man named John Watkins made a variety of predictions on how he thought the world would be in the year 2000 and beyond. Incredibly, some of his predictions were correct. Here are just a few of his predictions of an 'incredible' future, which to us is just normal daily life! Read through the article and try to fit the correct words in each gap. Make sure to come back tomorrow for part two of this lesson!

Sports Verbs

Average: 3.8 (16 votes)

Unlike me, I'm sure some of you are interested in, or practise sports! Here is a revision lesson on some of the verbs we commonly use to talk about sports. All you need to do is choose the correct verb in each sentence.

Lesson by Caroline Devane

Business English Idioms

Average: 4.1 (16 votes)

Are any of you studying English for business purposes? Idioms are really common in the workplace and can be heard everywhere, in offices or on factory floors. Here are seven of the most common.

Business before pleasure - you should finish your work before starting to relax and enjoy yourself.

A done deal - a final decision or agreement.

Preposition Review

Average: 3.4 (24 votes)

Prepositions are everywhere. They are part of phrasal verbs and appear before noun phrases or pronouns. They are also frequently used to describe time and place.

In the following sentences, which preposition do you think is needed to correctly complete the sentence?

Lesson by Caroline

Music Video Lesson - Louis Armstrong - That Lucky Old Sun

Average: 2.8 (12 votes)

I love this song, even though it is a bit depressing! Read through the lyrics and try to guess which word fits in each gap before you listen. Why don't you listen to some different versions of the song as well. To complete the lesson you need to listen to link 1, but listen to Niia's version at link 2 as well if you want!

Lesson by Caroline Devane

Advanced Word Building

Average: 3.4 (18 votes)

In English, words are formed with a stem which is then modified with a variety of prefixes and suffixes. These additions can dramatically change the meaning or grammatical usage of the word.

Here is a revision exercise to see if you can deduce which ‘version’ of the word is needed in each sentence. Let us know how you get on.

Lesson by Caroline

Music Video: Frank Sinatra - Send in the Clowns

Average: 3.5 (15 votes)

This is a very old, very famous song which has been performed by many renowned artists, including the following, Frank Sinatra! Before you listen, read through the lyrics and try to decide what the song is about. Is it happy or sad? Is it romantic? Then listen and complete the gaps with the missing words.

Lesson by Caroline Devane

Using It

Average: 3.5 (31 votes)

One of the most common mistakes I find students making, is when and where to use the word 'it'. Here are some sentences to help you remember when we need to use this little word.

Some of the sentences are correct, and some are missing 'it'.

Rewrite the sentences to make them correct.

I hope this helps!