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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.

Grammar - to have to do something

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Use have to do something to talk about your responsibilities and necessities.

I have to wear a suit to work.

Do we have to give our teacher our homework now?

They're had to rewrite the report.

Although must has the same meaning, it is used when the action is not a rule or law.

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:

Choose the correct sentence structure

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Read through these ten questions. Each question has three similar sentences, only one of which is correct.

Choose the sentence you think is right from the three given choices and let us know how you did.

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.

Click 'Show Answers' to see the correct sentences.

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_.

In the news: Is spicy food men's food?

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In your culture, is spicy food associated with masculinity? Does ordering the hottest thing on the menu make you more of a man?

A new study has revealed that men who like spicier foods have higher levels of testosterone. So basically, men who love spicy Indian curry are more manly - they have qualities traditionally ascribed to men, such as strength or bravery!