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In the news: Chilean Miners

Average: 3.8 (8 votes)

It was very refreshing to see a story in the news recently that brought us good news. The pictures of the Chilean miners emerging from the cavern deep below the ground to greet their families on the surface were very moving.

professional words

Hello,

 

I think I am too young that's why I don't know what is that words (later I will say). Is this word not applicable (I mean not populary known) for ages like puberty ages? Straightly, elementary level.

 

Here's the words: circumstances, herein, hereinafter, hereinbefore, hereinabove, hereinbelow.

 

Does anyone can help me?

 

Thank you very much. Honestly, I think I love this web site. It helps me a lot to be gramatically correct in speaking English.

How to play Conkers

Average: 3.2 (5 votes)

What’s this? Is it an alien from a distant planet coming out of its space-suit?

Don’t worry, it’s not here to attack earth. It’s the seed from a tree called the horse chestnut tree coming out of its capsule. The seed is called a conker. In autumn in the UK people use conkers to play a game called..... conkers.

Is university worth it?

Average: 3 (5 votes)

I am about to start my masters degree (Monday, wish me luck!) so this type of article, which debates whether university is worth its cost, is extremely interesting to me. I sincerely hope that a year of studying hard will have a good outcome! In this article, I have removed some of the key vocabulary, but as it is of intermediate standard, I have not given you any of the definitions. All you need to do is put the correct word in each gap.

"I live in a..." - Types of dwelling

Average: 2.6 (12 votes)

Hidden in this article are 7 different types of dwellings (places where people live). All you have to do is unscramble the letters to find the names of them. Good luck!
By Caroline

I lived in a big ushoe as a child. When I was little, we used to go on holidays to Wales and stay in a vnacraa. I remember thinking how tiny it was.

I Need A Holiday!

Average: 4.3 (24 votes)

The title of this sentence isn’t actually true, I can’t wait for work and university to start! However, it is one of my favourite songs and has some really interesting idiomatic language and phrasal verbs in the lyrics. I have removed some of the key words and challenge you to try and remember the idiom or phrasal verb to fill in the gap. Then listen to the clip to check your answers. Good luck!
Lesson by Caroline

Business English - Formal Idioms

Average: 3.5 (16 votes)

Read the following short story. Pay attention to the idioms:
Lesson by David, EC London English school

Sports Equipment Vocabulary

Average: 3.6 (8 votes)

I’m not a very sporty person, but since I moved to London I’ve been going to the gym almost every day. My gym is quite big and so as well as using the exercise machines, customers can also play a variety of sports. Below, I have written a list of exercise equipment. All you need to do is match each thing to its description below.
Lesson by Caroline.

Culture Lesson: London Thames Festival

Average: 2.4 (10 votes)

This weekend the annual Thames festival is taking place and I am going to go and join in the party! This article comes from the free Evening Standard newspaper. I have taken some of the key vocabulary from the article away; can you put the correct word in each gap? Did anyone else go to the festival?
Lesson by Caroline

Household Objects

Average: 3.6 (15 votes)

Here are some things you will find in almost every house, but they are not as well known as words such as bed, sofa or wardrobe. Can you match each word with its definition?

Click on picture to see the object (you will be taken to another site).