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Elementary to Pre-Intermediate – Opposite Adjectives

Average: 3.4 (8 votes)

Many adjectives have perfect opposites. For example: hot and cold.

Choose the opposite of the following words:
By Amanda Pooley, EC Cape Town English School

Modal Verbs Practice

Average: 3.5 (41 votes)

Accessories Word Scramble

Average: 3.7 (7 votes)

I love accessories and in winter I get to wear even more of them! I have about 5 winter htas, one of which has a little face like an animal.

I need to buy some new vseglo because I’ve lost mine. I should probably get some of those ttminse they make for children, which you can attach to your coat by a string so you don’t lose them.

Phrasal verbs with 'Turn'

Average: 3.3 (10 votes)

Here’s another lesson that gives you an opportunity to revise/learn some phrasal verbs.

Remember, changing the preposition can completely change the meaning of the verb, so we need to know which preposition to add to a verb to create the correct meaning.

Here’s a test to see how well you remember the meaning of these phrasal verbs that use ‘turn’. Which phrasal verb belongs in each sentence? Good luck!
By Caroline Devane

Listening: Aloe Blacc 'I'm Beautiful'

Average: 3.9 (11 votes)

Some words of advice from the wonderful singer, Aloe Blacc. I have written some words and their meanings at the top of this lesson, all you need to do is fill in the gaps in the lyrics with the correct word.

Warning: His accent is quite difficult to understand so listen carefully! This is, of course, excellent practice for real conversation!
Lesson by Caroline

The world we live in

Average: 3.4 (11 votes)

Here is a quiz to test your world knowledge as well as your English skills.

How much do you know about the world we live in?
Lesson by Caroline Devane

How to write essays

Average: 2.3 (12 votes)

If you decide to take exam courses in English, such as the FCE or CAE exam, or if you decide to attend an English speaking university, then you will have to write essays.

It’s a really good idea to research how to write in this format and to help you I have found an article containing ‘top tips’ for good essay writing.

I have only focussed on 5 of the tips.

Listening: Oliver 'Food, Glorious Food'

Average: 3.8 (12 votes)

I am absolutely famished, so hungry, totally starving! So what else could I do, but choose a song for this musical lesson that is all about food.

I have removed some types of food or food related vocabulary from this famous song from Oliver. See if you can complete the gaps with the correct words.

Right, I’m off to make a sandwich!

There are loads of other words in this song related to food and eating. Can you find them?
Lesson by Caroline

Word Order - Adverbs of Frequency

Average: 3.6 (23 votes)

Adverbs of frequency are used to say how often (or frequently) we do something. In English, the adverbs of frequency are:

Always
Usually
Frequently
Often
Sometimes
Occasionally
Rarely
Seldom
Hardly ever
Never

You probably remember the vocabulary, but can you remember where we must place them in the sentence?

Culture Shock - Upper Intermediate Vocabulary

Average: 3.6 (11 votes)

When you are studying English abroad, you are likely to find yourself mixing with lots of different cultures. Therefore, I thought it’d be useful to give you some vocabulary related to culture to help you start interesting conversations. Just match the word to its definition. Good luck!
Lesson by Caroline

1. Value
Example: "The government believes in family values."