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V.1 - Lexical Range (general)

Advanced Level Reading: Police fears over "racist" T-shirt

Average: 3.5 (6 votes)

Health Words

Average: 2.9 (55 votes)

Take a look at these ten words. They are all related to health. Using the letters, match each word to the correct definition. Type A into the correct space, not weather.

How many did you get correct? Can you use these words in your own example sentences?

Mobile Phone English

Average: 2.8 (49 votes)

In British English they are called mobile phones; in American English they are called cell phones. Whichever term you prefer, I'm sure you have one! I've noticed English students arriving at our English schools usually bring their phones with them and if they don't, getting one as soon as they arrive is one of their first priorities!

Upper Intermediate: IELTS, ESOL and TOEFL Vocabulary

Average: 3.8 (16 votes)

Taking a English exam like Cambridge ESOL, TOEFL or IELTS is a big challenge and requires you to work hard. Independent study is an important part of the process. Serious English learners are always looking to expand their vocabualry by finding and learning new words.

Today I want to encourage you to be active with your English learning. Here are 10 words which will be unknown to many of you. Your task is to look these words up in the on-line dictionary provided and then type these words into the correct sentences.

The Body: What’s the word? Beginner/Elementary

Average: 3 (10 votes)

Bodies - we all have them. When you get to my age, you notice that they don’t work as well as they used to. Just like an old car, they’re harder to start in the morning, they don’t go as fast as they used to and they suddenly start making strange noises! But that’s enough about my problems.

 How well do you know these basic body parts in English? Type in the missing words. Thanks to Adele at EC Cape Town English school for today’s lesson.

Chris

Verbs, Adjectives, Nouns - Beginners/Elementary

Average: 3.8 (1334 votes)

Take a look at the words and decide if they are nouns, verbs or adjectives.

Noun: a word that refers to a person, place, thing, event, substance or quality e.g.'nurse', 'cat', 'party', 'oil' and 'poverty'.

Verb: a word or phrase that describes an action, condition or experience e.g. 'run', 'look' and 'feel'.

Adjective: a word that describes a noun e.g. 'big', 'boring', 'pink', 'quick' and 'obvious'.

Vocabulary for Beginner/Elementary/Pre-Intermediate Level

Average: 3.7 (10 votes)

Here are ten words. Do you know them?

Unscramble the words to find the answer:

e.g. A black and white striped animal - zebra (braze)

Today's lesson by Adele, EC Cape Town

Link: Chose the correct verb

"Are you free on Saturday?" - Hobbies

Average: 3.4 (11 votes)

When we meet someone for the first time we often ask them, "What do you do in your free time?" or, "What do you do in your spare time?" Both of these questions are asking, "What is your hobby?"

How many of these hobbies do you know? Match each hobby to its definition.

Are any of these your hobby? Have you tried them? What do you think about them? What do you do in your spare time?

AWL - Academic Word List - the 'I's'

Average: 3.8 (18 votes)

More AWL (Academic Word List) Practice: The 'I's' have it! (This is a play on 'The ayes have it.' This latter expression means that the voice vote is in, and those in favor of a measure have won.)

Culture Lesson - Thanksgiving Holiday in USA

Average: 3.7 (11 votes)

Did you know that today, November 26 2009, is an important holiday in America? Today is Thanksgiving. Here's some information on why and how American's celebrate.