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Lend or Borrow

Average: 4 (49 votes)

These two verbs cause a great amount of confusion!

Do you know how to use them?

Remember these helpful tips:

You borrow something from somebody. In other words, you take something from someone for a limited time.

You lend something to somebody. In other words, you give something to someone for a limited time.

Do you speak British or American English?

Average: 3.8 (16 votes)

Chris and I are both from the UK and therefore speak in British English.

There are quite a few differences between the two, including some of the vocabulary!

In Britain if you tell someone you 'wore your new pants to work', they may give you a funny look because in British English pants are underwear (we say trousers in the UK).

Therefore, it is important to try and learn both the British and American options.

Do you have Stress?

Average: 3.3 (8 votes)

People keep shouting 'chillax' at me as I run from job to job like a headless chicken.

I'd love to, honestly, but sometimes having five jobs can be very exhausting!

Unfortunately, this is clearly bad for my health and generally, the more relaxed we are, the more healthy and happy we are too.

Read through this article and see if you can fit the missing words in the correct gaps. Remember, don't stress if you find it difficult - chillax!

Adverbs of Time

Average: 3.5 (50 votes)

Adverbs are words that tell you more about verbs, adjectives and other adverbs.

Many adverbs end in ly. You make these adverbs by adding ly to adjectives.

Some adverbs and adverb phrases answer the question "when?" They are called adverbs of time.

For example:

"I am going to my new school tomorrow."

Student Budgets - Reading & Vocabulary

Average: 3.9 (10 votes)

One of the biggest concerns for students is how they are going to budget when they're not working full time.

Here are some handy tips to help you save some cash! Read the article and fill the gaps with the correct vocabulary from the list.

Lesson by Caroline Devane

New Animals

Average: 4.2 (10 votes)

My lessons this week are focusing on the natural world and our beautiful planet.

Did you know that new animals are being discovered all the time? This article discusses some exciting recent discoveries.

Read through the article and then decide whether the statements below are true or false. From the statements, can you guess what my opinion of spiders might be...

Lesson by Caroline Devane

Prepositions Quiz

Average: 3.2 (32 votes)

A preposition is a word that connects one thing with another, showing how they are related.

For example:

Many shops open on Saturdays.

It rains during the autumn.

Choose correct prepositions in the sentences below:

Lesson by Amanda, Cape Town English language school

Basic Conjunctions

Average: 4 (45 votes)

A conjunction is a linking word such as, and, or, but.

Conjunctions are used to connect words or sentences.

The words before, after, as, when, while, until and since, are also conjunctions.

They tell when something happens, so they are called conjunctions of time.

For example:

Basic Conjunctions

Average: 3.1 (15 votes)

A conjunction is a linking word such as and, or, but.

Conjunctions are used to connect words or sentences.

The words before, after, as, when, while, until and since, are also conjunctions.

They tell when something happens, so they are called conjunctions of time.

For example:

Common Adverbs

Average: 3.5 (17 votes)

An adverb is a word that describes a verb.

It tells you about an action, or the way something is done.

A lot of adverbs end in -ly.

For example:

The baby is sleeping soundly.

It is raining heavily.

9 Adverbs

Insert an adverb below into the spaces in the sentences. Only use each adverb once.