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Elementary: Around the House

Average: 3.4 (18 votes)

Do you know the names of the objects you find in the house? What do we sit on? What do we cook our food in? Here are ten household objects, but they are spelt with one letter missing.

e.g. "We don't find hair in the house, but we could find a chair."

affect and effect as a verb?!


I found here a lessons:

Using effect and affect as a noun, effect and affect as a verb!
I understand the diference between affect and effect es a noun.

But using this words as a verb make me some problems.
Where is exactly the meaning diference?

Can anybody help? Maybe with some sampel?


Relationship and Dating Expressions

Average: 4 (23 votes)

Last month we had an English lesson on dating phrasal verbs. Today we continue the theme by looking at more English expressions used to talk about relationships.

Look at the context of each sentence and choose the correct definition. Good luck!

Should / Had Better

Average: 4.4 (78 votes)

Should is a modal verb that has more than one meaning. The obvious meaning is that we use to give advice (eg. You should quit smoking), but it could also mean that you expect something to happen in the future

eg. John called and told me he's on his way. He should be here soon.

The past tense of should is should have + past participle.

In The News: Wayne Rooney

Average: 3.6 (28 votes)

Business English: What does Strike Mean?

Average: 3.3 (16 votes)

Have you ever been about to go on holiday and ended up stuck at the airport because your airline has gone on strike? Strikes can be incredibly frustrating for the general public and can make big news. Here’s a short article about strikes. Read through the article and complete the gaps with the missing vocabulary listed below. Have you ever gone on strike with your company, or have you recently been affected by one? Let us know.

Learn British Idioms

Average: 3.3 (35 votes)

We recently had a lesson on American Idioms, now it's time to cross the Atlantic Ocean! If you are studying or living in the UK, it is a good idea to learn some idioms that are most commonly used there! Here are some British idioms for you to look through. Can you match each idiom to the sentence it belongs to? I’ve written the literal meanings of the idioms to help you. Good luck!

Newspaper Vocabulary

Average: 3.3 (48 votes)

It is likely that in your English classes you will read excerpts of newspapers. Hopefully, your teacher will also be encouraging you to read newspapers outside of class! Here is some of the most common vocabulary related to the news. Match each word to its definition.

How often do you read newspapers? Do you have a favourite journalist? Do you like tabloids or broadsheets? Let us know!

Lesson by Caroline

Learn new nouns: Q to Z

Average: 3.9 (24 votes)

Here's the final lesson in our series of nouns to help you improve your vocabulary. Read through the sentences and try to decide which noun fits the gap. Can you think of any other nouns beginning with these letters? Which nouns were new vocabulary for you? Let us know!

Lesson by Caroline