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Abstract Nouns

Average: 3 (21 votes)

Can you touch it?

Can you see it?

Can you hear it?

Can you taste it?

Well then maybe it’s an abstract noun! These are nouns that we use to talk about feelings or ideas.

Helpful Hint: Abstract nouns often end in the following suffixes:

Friendly Idioms

Average: 3.1 (30 votes)

I have recently moved in with my best friend. As with many close relationships, we speak in a type of code and part of that code is idioms! I’ve made a list of idioms that are used when we are talking about relationships. Can you fit the correct idiom into each sentence? Good luck!
PS: I’d like to point out that sentence 1 is completely fictitious...obviously!

Lesson by Caroline

Electricity - Billy Elliot

Average: 4.3 (20 votes)

Verb Patterns for Upper-Intermediate Students

Average: 3.3 (27 votes)

When we use more than one verb in a sentence there are specific patterns, e.g. the infinitive to or –ing, that follow the first verb.

Look at this example: "My friend suggested watching a dvd at home, but I want to go out.

The verb ‘suggested’ is followed by an –ing form of the next verb (gerund) and the verb ‘want’ is followed by the infinitive to.

Music Vocabulary - Intermediate Level

Average: 3.8 (11 votes)

Do you know the following words related to music?

High Intermediate: Comedy Listening and Vocab Lesson

Average: 3.6 (7 votes)

Check the meaning of the following words:

Long Live The King!

Average: 3 (11 votes)

Parts of Speech

Average: 3.1 (9 votes)

This lesson is designed to test how well you know the different parts of speech. E.g. verb, noun, adjective, adverb etc. In each of the following sentences, one word has been capitalised. Your job is to decide which part of speech this word is.

When you have finished, I strongly recommend that for further practise you have a go at a game called ‘Mad-libs’, where you complete a story by adding in your own words! Try this website

Lesson by Caroline

Advanced Vocabulary Game

Average: 3.5 (22 votes)

In this exercise I’m going to give you a word and two definitions. Your job is to decide which the correct definition is. Good luck!

Link: Which is the correct definition?

Lesson by Caroline


Things To Do Before You Die - Upper Int Reading

Average: 3.8 (8 votes)

The internet is full of lists of things to do before you die, but this is one of the most original I have found. Read through the article and then try and answer the true or false questions at the end.

To read the full article go to, http://www.forbes.com/forbes-life-magazine/2000/0918/082.html