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Take this apostrophe quiz!

Average: 3.1 (501 votes)

If there is one thing that English speakers can all agree on, it's our dislike of apostrophes. We often find them confusing even though the rules that govern them are fixed. The English city of Birmingham has banned the use of apostrophes from all of its street signs because people found them "too confusing"!

Let's see how well you can use apostrophes with this completely fantastic quiz!

Do you think you can answer this riddle?

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Is this a well-known riddle in your country? Can you answer it? Let's see how logical your lovely brain is!

(click on show 'answer below' for the answer)

Do you know these idioms?

Average: 3.9 (10 votes)

How well do you know English idioms? Let's put your knowledge to this test with this exercise. Below are 10 well-known expressions, simply complete each one with the correct word:

Cultural Lesson: May Day

Average: 3.5 (11 votes)

In the news: swine flu

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Culture Lesson: Golden Week in Japan

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How to talk about unemployment

Average: 2.6 (12 votes)

Quiz on Phrasal Verbs

Average: 3.3 (8 votes)

Here we go, you always want to learn more of them, so here they are. Take a look at the following ten sentences. The key words in each sentences can be replaced by a phrasal verb...but which one? Choose the correct phrasal verb from the three choices.


Link: phrasal verb quiz...test your knowledge!

Meeting New People

Average: 3.3 (31 votes)


Thinking about going on a language holiday this year? Thinking about taking an English course in an English speaking country. Here are few tips to help you when...

Meeting New People

On you trip you will meet lots of new, interesting people from all over the world.

How to talk about your job

Average: 3.4 (24 votes)

When someone asks you 'What do you do?', they're asking 'What's your job?'. You, for example, might answer 'I work for an insurance company.'