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Parts of Speech

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‘It gets hectic around here at lunchtime’ Is 'hectic' a verb, noun or adjective?

English speech can be separated into eight basic categories:

How to advise someone (not) to do something

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Uncle Bob would like anyone who will sit down long enough to listen to believe that he is plagued by the most unbelievable misfortune known to man. Think of any possible problem the universe can inflict upon humankind and you can rest assured that Uncle Bob has been through it and survived to tell the tale. And he will tell the tale. Again. And again and again until you find yourself unconsciously clutching a butter knife with murder in mind.

What is a relative clause?

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'It's my brother who lives in Brighton.'

We use relative clauses to give extra information about something. We can get more information into a sentence without the need to start a new one.

There are two types of relative clauses: defining and non-defining:

Synonyms

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'You ought to take an umbrealla' =Must?Should?Could?Must not?

Last week we looked at antonymns (opposites).  Today we look at synonyms: words which have similar meanings.

Read through the example sentences and choose the word which is the best match. 

Put the sentences in the right order

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 Read the following joke and decide what is the correct sentence order:

 

phrasal verb quiz 2

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'Go to sleep = drop off? fall off? throw off? stop off?'

Hi guys. Well some of you asked for another one because you liked the last phrasl verb quiz we gave you. So here it is!

It's the same as the last time: you must choose the correct phrasal verb that matches the key word.

Upper Intermediate reading exercise 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'

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'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'

Read the opening paragraph from Lewis Carroll’s classic children’s story Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. When you have finished please chose the correct answer for each question:

 

Verb tense review quiz

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"We all love English grammar...don't we?'

Today let's review your understanding of verb tenses. The best way to do this is to practise!  Read  through  the sentences  below and choose the correct form.

If you have any questions about this exercise please add a comment and  we'll help.

Good luck!

Antonyms: choose the opposite word

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'The opposite of high is...'

Everything has an opposite (antonym):

The opposite of  up is down.

The opposite of black is white.

The oppostite of night is day.

 

Please choose the correct opposite to complete each sentence:

 

Make collocations: using 'make' excercise

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'Be careful that you don't make a mistake!'