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Choose the right verb

Average: 3.5 (8 votes)

Take a look at the following ten sentences and choose the correct missing verb. This exercise is good for High Intermediate English students.

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Three-part phrasal verbs

Average: 3.4 (27 votes)

Face Idioms

Average: 4.1 (24 votes)

Time to face up (to bravely confront something) and take on these idioms face to face (together in the same place). Do it now so that you don't lose face (to do something which makes other people stop respecting you).

slap in the face

Something that you find insulting or that disappoints you is a slap in the face:

So and Neither

Average: 3.8 (83 votes)

Comparatives

Average: 3.7 (15 votes)

Now it's time to practice comparatives!
 
These statements are all about celebrities and famous people. Do you think the statements are true or false? Leave us a comment and tell us what you think.
 
If you're not sure who some of the celebrities are, why don't you read about them online!

Lesson by Caroline Devan, a teacher at EC Cape Town English language school

uncountable and countable nouns

Average: 3.1 (27 votes)

So what's the difference between countable and uncountable nouns?

Let's take a look at two nouns: cars and water. If you stand outside you will proabably see cars passing. You can count these cars 1 car, 2 cars, 3 cars and so on.

Water, however, can not be seperated and counted. We do not say 1 water, 2 waters.

So now we know that cars are countable and water is uncountable.

Phrasal Verb - Pick Up

Average: 3.2 (5 votes)

Vocabulary application for iPhone

The Vocabulary application for iPhone and iPod Touch is absolutely indispensable for effective learning of foreign languages and building up of a rich vocabulary. The application is designed to allow you to create your own dictionaries in any of the supported languages (in English, Russian, Spanish, French, and German) and allows you to firmly memorize different words, their meaning and spelling with the help of an effective training system implemented in this software. More detailed information on application features you can find at: http://vocabapp.com

Danny's Advanced Reading Practice

Average: 3.2 (17 votes)

Danny is a teacher at EC Malta English language school with many years of teaching experience. I strongly suggest you take the time to read through his articles. They are excellent reading practice for advanced English learners.

Snow White Reading and Vocabulary Quiz

Average: 3 (5 votes)

Read through the beginning of this classic children's story and choose the correct missing word.