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Noun and adjective forms

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'She is intelligent' or 'she is intelligence'?

Let's take a look at the adjective form of nouns. These words will help you to build your vocabulary and will, hopefully, stop you from using the wrong word in the wrong context. It makes your English sound very strange when you use an adjective instead of a noun (or vice-versa). Take a look at this, mostly complete, A-Z and then choose the correct words to complete the ten sentences below.

Jason's story - part 4

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Jason's story part 4

Please read part 4 of our story and choose the correct missing words. Some words are linked to the Cambridge Online Dictionary.

How to write a business letter

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Here are a few of things you should remember when you are writing a business letter:

First things first

  1. At the very top of the page, usually in the centre or to the right, write your business address.

  2. Below your address, leave a couple of blank lines and then add the date.

  3. Then leave a couple more blank lines and write the address of the company you are writing to on the right-hand side.

Music Video Lesson - Pink 'So What'

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Confusing words

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Let's take a look at 5 pairs of words that English learners get confused by. Remember if you have a problem with any words or anything to do with the English language, you can post your questions on our forum and we'll try and answer them.

fun and funny

Both of these are positive adjectives.

Parts of a car

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Take a look at the following pictures. All of these are of parts of a car. Match the picture (using the letters) to their correct names.

These are the key words you need:

handbrake / gear stick / boot / seatbelt / tyres / windscreen / bonnet / clutch / indicator / steering wheel / accelerator



Phrasal Verb - Turn

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'Turn on the TV.'

Let's help to build your vocabulary by looking at 11 phrasal verbs that use the word turn:

Turn Down

Turn Down: to lower the volume.

'The TV is too loud. Can you turn it down?'

Turn Down: to refuse or decline a request.

How to talk about movies

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Read the following piece and choose the key word that best matches the definition:

Making passive sentences

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Below you will see some sentences. Put the words into the correct sentence and change the main verb into its passive form (past participle):


In an active sentence we say:

'Farmers grow vegetables'

In passive sentences we say:

'Vegetables are grown by farmers'


Can you read this?

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Take a look at this paragraph. Can you read what it says? All the letters have been jumbled (mixed). Only the first and last letter of ecah word is in the right place: