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Lend and Borrow

I don't know how to differentiate LEND and BORROW. Please I mean can anyone give me some examples on how to use those words? Thanks Smile

And, Or & But

Average: 3.4 (57 votes)

Conjunctions are used to groups of words, phrases and clauses together. The most common conjunctions are and, or and but.


And means also, added to:

Please speak slowly and clearly.

She plays piano and guitar.


Or is used to introduce another possibility:

Shall we go to the cinema or bar?

Are you interested or not?

Suffix: -ever words

Average: 4.5 (11 votes)

Most English wh- words can take the suffix -ever.


anything, everything or anything:

We do whatever we like.
He'll wear whatever you tell him to.
They usually go out on Friday evenings to a bar or whatever.


every or any time:

I smile whenever I think about her.
He goes to the gym whenever he has time.

World Cup 2014

Average: 3.4 (30 votes)

What are the ten missing words we need to complete this text?

We are less than one week _1_ from the start of the 2014 World Cup.

This is the twentieth time the tournament has taken place and Brazil is the host nation for the first time _2_ 1950.

The _3_ competition was held in Uruguay in 1930 with the host nation beating Argentina 4-2 in the final.

World Environment Day

Average: 3.9 (16 votes)

World Environment Day ('WED') is _1_ every year on June 5 to _2_ global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect _3_ and the planet Earth. It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Storytelling - Simple Past Tense

Average: 3.5 (86 votes)

When we talk about past events we usually use the simple past tense. Read this famous children's story and change the simple tense verbs (in orange) to the simple past tense:

Jack and the Beanstalk

Once upon a time there _live_ a poor widow and her son Jack.

All they _have_ was a cow called Daisy.

When the cow _stop_ giving milk, Jack's mother _tell_ him to take their cow to the market and sell it.

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Wonderwall - A tribute to EC Manchester - Listening

Average: 2.2 (1421 votes)

Guess the missing lyrics!

Our new English school, EC Manchester, opened this month in a city famous for great music, including Britpop stars Oasis.

Listen carefully
and fill in the blanks to complete the lyrics of their hit song.

Follow-up: More Antonyms!

Average: 4.8 (9 votes)

This lessons follows last week's 'Opposite Meanings - Try These Antonyms'.

Antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. Choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word in capital letters:

Summer Blockbusters

Average: 4.5 (21 votes)

(Paragraph 1) It's a Hollywood trend for major film studios to release big-budget movies in the summer.

(Paragraph 2) A blockbuster is a lavishly produced film that has or is expected to have wide popular appeal and financial success. They usually have well-known actors, the strong possibility of sequels and are heavily advertised for months before they are released.

(Paragraph 3) The top three summer blockbusters of all-time are Marvel's The Avengers (2012), The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012).