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R.4.1 - Inferring meaning of unknown lexis from content

Culture Lesson: St. Patrick's Day

Average: 4 (9 votes)

March 17 is Saint Patrick's Day (casually known as 'St. Paddy's Day'), a feast day for Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.

Culture Lesson: 'White Day' in Japan

Average: 4 (10 votes)


Time to improve your vocabulary!

Average: 3.8 (9 votes)

"By going away to university she's entering a new phase in her life."

Take a look at the following ten sentences and then try matching the words in bold to their definitions below:

What is EC?

Average: 3.6 (9 votes)

Reception, EC Malta

TOEFL Questions

Average: 3.9 (14 votes)

Read through the following ten sentences and choose the correct meaning for each key word:

1 - Excuse me, may I enquire what time your restaurant closes tonight?

2 - I'm happy to let you know that even though the top was loose it stayed on.

3 - They had to restrain the young boy from climbing into the washing machine. He could have been badly hurt.

Culture Lesson: New Year's Eve

Average: 3.1 (7 votes)


Culture Lesson: Father Christmas

Average: 2.9 (14 votes)

We have all heard of Father Christmas (or Santa) and you have probably known for a long time that he doesn't exist. But did you know that the character of Father Christmas is based on a real life person? That's right, Father Christmas is based on a person called St. Nicholas.

Build your vocabulary!

Average: 4.2 (13 votes)

Read through the ten sentences and then choose the words with the closet meanings:

Culture Lesson: American Thanksgiving

Average: 3.6 (21 votes)

Read through the following information on American Thanksgiving and match up the key words (in bold) to their definitions:

How to talk about movies

Average: 3.4 (40 votes)

Read the following piece and choose the key word that best matches the definition: