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Leaving on a Jet Plane - Intermediate / Upper Intermediate

Average: 3.9 (47 votes)

Leaving on a Jet Plane is one of the English language's great emotional love songs, originally sung by the late John Denver. Practice your listening and phrasal verb skills by completing this gap-fill! I suggest listening once first, then begin completing the gap-fill while listening another two times. You do not need to listen to the whole song, just the first couple of verses.

When you have finished click on Show Full Lyrics (below) and sing along!

Defining and non-defining relative clauses - Intermediate

Average: 3.9 (16 votes)

When to use a, an, some, any - Elementary

Average: 4 (17 votes)

Name: Deborah Jane Cairns (EC Cape Town)
Level: Elementary
When to use a/an/some/any

Students struggle with this on a regular basis so it is necessary for them to have a lot of practice.

 1. A is used with singular countable nouns that begin with a consonant.

Crazy Christmas - Elementary/Pre-Intermediate

Average: 3.6 (14 votes)

Today's lesson is from Amy Whiting, EC Cape Town English language school.

Present Simple is used to talk about routines and habits, it uses the form Subject + Verb
Example: We eat turkey at Christmas time

Listening: Santa Claus is coming to town - Elementary / Pre-int

Average: 3 (18 votes)

Santa Claus is Coming to Town is a classic Christmas song and to get you into the Christmas spirit why not practice your listening skills by filling in this gap-fill! I suggest listening once first, then begin completing the gap-fill while listening another two times. Merry Christmas everyone!

Present simple vs Present Continuous - Elementary Level

Average: 2.6 (12 votes)

Today's lesson comes from Deborah Jane Cairns, EC Cape Town English language school:

Prepositions Quiz - 10 Questions

Average: 3.3 (7 votes)

Have you ever been to New York?

Adverbs of Manner - Elementary/Pre-Intermediate

Average: 3.5 (35 votes)

Adverbs of manner are the information providers in English. They are the words that tell us how the verb is being performed. They describe the action and are usually found after the verb. We form adverbs by using an adjective + ly

Find the adverbs of manner in the following sentences.

Phrasal Verb Fun – Intermediate to Upper Intermediate

Average: 4 (21 votes)

Phrasal Verbs have a way of worming their way into our everyday English. Many have more than one meaning so they can be quite confusing.

In this exercise you must read the sentence and the clue in brackets and try to put an appropriate phrasal verb in the correct tense in the gaps. The missing phrasal verbs are popular.

Ordinal Numbers: Using First, Second, Third, Etc

Average: 4 (27 votes)

Level: Elementary

Ordinal numbers are easy to learn but also, easy to forget.

When objects are placed in order, we use ordinal numbers to tell their position.  If ten people ran a race, we would say that the person that ran the fastest was in first place, the next student was in second place, and so on.

Remember, ordinals are numbers we use when we want to put things in order. We normally ad 'th' to the numbers, but also sometimes 'nd' or 'st'. In the following sentences, do we need an ordinal number?