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W.1.3 - Using appropriate lexis

Ten Word Film Review

Average: 1.8 (144 votes)

We asked our newsletter readers to write a film review using only ten words. 

Can you do better? Write your review in the comments area and remember: only use ten words!

Notting Hill:
The movie is about destiny and love. It is Notting Hill.
Muge Oztan,Turkey

AWL Academic Word List Test

Average: 2.1 (12 votes)

There are 570 headwords on this list (proposed by Averil Coxhead at the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand), which is said to contain the most frequently occurring vocabulary in academic contexts. Starting with the letter 'A', test your familiarity with ten words on the AWL.

Choose the word or expression that differs in meaning from the given word:

Chat Room and SMS English

Average: 2.9 (86 votes)

The generation gap is a popular term used to describe differences between people of a younger generation and their elders, especially between a child and his or her parent's generation.

Once you have crossed the generation gap, you are old, out of touch and there is no way back!

Here's a good way of finding out if you are now on the other side of the generation gap: