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How to write a CV

Average: 1.5 (214 votes)

Lots of our students study English to improve their job prospects, and when you’re applying for a job it is highly likely that you will need to submit a CV. Here’s an article about how to make a really excellent CV, followed by some true or false questions to check your understanding. I hope you find it helpful!
Lesson by Caroline Devane.

Body parts

Average: 3.1 (11 votes)

We learn words such as ‘arm’ and ‘leg’ in our first English classes.

But can you remember the smaller, less obvious parts of the body.

In each sentence is a scrambled body part.

All you need to do is unscramble the word to find the body part.
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Rihanna - Take A Bow Listening Lesson

Average: 3.7 (19 votes)

This song is full of theatre and performing arts related vocabulary, so obviously I love it. I’ve removed all this vocabulary, all you need to do is listen and put the words in the correct gaps.

Note: some of the words are used more than once.
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Listening: So Sick

Average: 3.7 (13 votes)

This week’s focus is on music, so here’s an extra song for you. This is a Ne-Yo cover by Fall Out Boy. To make it a bit more challenging, I’m not going to give you the vocabulary this time, so listen carefully. Let me know how you get on.
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In the news: Madonna

Average: 2.6 (8 votes)

So, Madonna wants to move back to London despite the fact that she said she never wanted to live here again. Hmmmmmmm, I’m not sure how I feel about that! Read through this article and see if you can fit the missing words into the correct gaps. Do you think people should be entitled to visas just because they are celebrities?
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Phrasal Verb: Give Up

Average: 3.8 (8 votes)

The phrasal verb give up can mean 'to surrender' i.e. to stop trying and admit defeat.

It can be used when we can't answer a quiz/test question someone asks us.

Find the ten mistakes in this letter

Average: 3.5 (22 votes)

Here’s a letter from Caroline with a difference. Rather than a true or false or vocabulary exercise there are ten mistakes in the text. Some of them are grammar related; some are to do with the meaning of the text. See if you can find them. Good luck!
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Caroline's Letter

Music is a really important part of my life.

Take Phrasal Verbs

Average: 3.6 (14 votes)

We all know that phrasal verbs are one of the most difficult things to learn in English, so here’s a quiz to see how well you remember some of the ones beginning with ‘take’.

Remember, Phrasal Verb = verb + preposition.

For each sentence, chose the correct phrasal verb. Good luck!
Lesson by Caroline

Very Strange Chocolate

Average: 3.4 (8 votes)

Anyone I've ever taught will know how much I love chocolate. But they may not know, that I also love the British sandwich spread Marmite. Especially on toast with cheese...

However, I’m not sure how I feel about this new invention, marmite chocolate! Read this article and see if you can fit in the missing words. Can you think of any other ‘very peculiar’ food combinations?
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Gerund or Infinitive?

Average: 3.8 (22 votes)

It’s always a good idea to revise difficult things to remember such as verb patterns.

So in the following sentences, can you remember which form of the verb is needed, the gerund or the infinitive?
Lesson by Caroline Devane