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Use Should to give advice - Elementary Level

Average: 3.5 (12 votes)

In English should and shouldn’t (should not) are used to give advice. Type in the correct  word for each sentence.

Today's lesson is from Sebastian E'Silva, EC Cape Town English language school.

Link: Auxilary Verbs

Adjectives + Prepositions

Average: 3.4 (22 votes)

Complete the sentences with the correct preposition:

of in at with from to

 

Today's lesson is from Marguerite Engelbrecht, EC Cape Town English language school.

Link: 10 common mistakes made by English learners

Animal Expressions - Elementary/Pre-Intermediate

Average: 3.6 (8 votes)

We sometimes use animals to describe people or things. Choose the correct animal to complete these comparisons. Do you have similar expressions in your country?

 Today's lesson is from Nasreen Narkedien, EC Cape Town English language school.

Link: 10 Animal Idioms

Christmas Expressions

Average: 3.5 (10 votes)

Here are fours festive expressions related to Christmas. Ho, ho, ho!


like turkeys voting for (an early) Christmas

If people are like turkeys (the large bird eaten at Christmas) voting for Christmas, they choose to accept a situation which will have very bad results for them.

"Oil companies asking their customers to use less oil is like turkeys voting for Christmas."

Merry Christmas! - Advanced Level Reading

Average: 4.1 (12 votes)

It's Christmas Day. A day to relax. Go and make a hot drink and read Danny's article. It was written a few weeks ago.  How are you spending Christmas Day?

Next weekend, we’re going to put the Christmas tree up, which means that we’re going to surrender a quarter of our living-room space to a seven-foot jolly green giant with more twinkling lights than a clear night sky and more big red bows on it than...um...than something with lots of big red bows on it...

Practice Superlatives

Average: 3 (13 votes)

More practice on making superlatives. Today's lesson continues where yesterday's left off.
Complete these sentences using the correct comparative. Be careful with your spelling.

Today's lesson comes from Nasreen Narkedien, EC Cape Town English school

 

How to form Superlatives - Elementary / Pre Intermediate

Average: 2.7 (21 votes)

Superlatives are the best! Or the worst…or the most confusing…or the easiest…you decide! Take the quiz and let’s see if you can solve it!

How to make superlatives

1 syllable adjectives. Add the /adj./ est.
Eg: cool = the coolest

2+ syllable adjectives. Add the most to the adjective
Eg: powerful = the most powerful

How to form Comparatives - Elementary / Pre Intermediate

Average: 3.5 (11 votes)

How to form comparatives

1 syllable adjectives. Add –er
Eg: cool = cooler

2+ syllable adjectives. Add more to the adjective
Eg: powerful = more powerful

Adjectives ending in –y. Remove –y and add –ier.
Eg: funny = funnier

Running Vocabulary - High Intermediate

Average: 3.3 (7 votes)

Give your mind a workout

This one's for all you sporty people who need to brush up on your running jargon! Have a look at the vocabulary and match the words to their definitions...

1) Novice
2) Marathon
3) Hamstring
4) Warm-up
5) Treadmill
6) Peak Performance
7) Cramp
8) Quads / quadriceps
9) Dehydration
10) Endorphins

Running Vocabulary - High Intermediate

Average: 3.1 (8 votes)

Give your mind a workout

This one's for all you sporty people who need to brush up on your running jargon! Have a look at the vocabulary and match the words to their definitions...

1) Novice
2) Marathon
3) Hamstring
4) Warm-up
5) Treadmill
6) Peak Performance
7) Cramp
8) Quads / quadriceps
9) Dehydration
10) Endorphins