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Find the 10 mistakes

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We've had a lot of requests for another find the mistakes quiz. Like last month's lesson, all you have to do find the one mistake in each sentence. Rewrite the correct sentences in the comments area.

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Ten sentences, ten mistakes

1) I'll be with you in a moment, please being patient.

2) She do judo in her spare time.

Vocabulary Lesson: Drink More Water!

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Roughly 60 percent of the body is made of water, but how _1_ of it do you drink in a day? Although it's the best thing we can put in our body most of us are not drinking _2_.

Drinking water in either plain or in the form of other fluids or foods is _3_ to your health. Experts recommend adults drink between 8 and 10 glasses a day. Drinking coffee or soda are not included because they can dehydrate you.

So why should we drink water?

Sickness Vocabulary

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You are more likely to get sick during winter, so here are some expressions that, unfortunately, you might find useful at this time of year:

Catch a cold / Pick up a cold

Catch means get, so catch a cold means get a cold. We can also say pick up a cold.

I caught a cold from my brother. I hope I don't give it to anyone.

I don't feel very well today, I think I have picked up a cold.

Come down with a cold

When we become sick we say have come down with a cold.

All and Whole

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All and whole are determiners.

All the school took part in the festival. all + noun

The whole school took part in the festival. whole + noun

The with all and whole

The can be used with all and whole:

He's busy all the time. - use the after all.

Homonyms Quiz

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Words that sound like one another but have different meanings are called homonyms. Here we look at some examples of words that are pronounced alike and have different spellings.

Homonyms Example

Ate and eight are examples of homonyms.

Ate the past tense of eat: She ate a salad for lunch.
Eight the number 8: I've seen Star Wars eight times.

I and eye are examples of homonyms.

In the news: New Earth found?

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Astronomers have announced that they have _1_ a planet that likely exists in a temperature range where life could exist.

The new planet seen by a very powerful NASA _2_ is the most Earth-like yet found. Named ‘Kepler-438b’, it orbits a distant star in the constellation of Lyra and thought to have a landscape _3_ to Earth.

Vocabulary quiz: Choose the correct word

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A vocabulary quiz for you today. What's the situation in these 15 sentences? Only choose one answer for each multiple-choice question.

How many did you get correct? Leave your score, feedback and questions in the comments area.

Choose the correct answer from the three options:

Find the ten mistakes in these sentences

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Each of these sentences has a mistake. Can you find the ten mistakes?

Leave your answers in the comments area.

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1) A poor remain poor.

2) These is the ones I was telling you about.

3) The horse look peaceful in the field below us.

4) Are you sure she went to an university in London?

5) He goes over all the information in him mind.

6) Sarah and Matthew has walked all the way through this valley.

Aliens, prepositions and more!

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Read through this short piece. Can you guess what the missing words are?

I've always been interested _1_ aliens, I never get tired _2_ reading and watching shows about them.

12 Weather Words

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Here are 12 words related to weather.  Read through them carefully. How many of them do you know?

Lightning
Barometer
Showers
Clear Sky
Flood
Breeze
Hail
Drizzle
Fog
Sandstorm
Humidity
Smog

Weather Descriptions

Read through these twelve sentences. Do you know which weather words are being described? Match the above words to their definitions:

A light wind is a _1_.