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Possessive 'S' - Elementary Level

Average: 3.2 (24 votes)

We use the possessive 's' to show that something belongs to someone or something. For example:
"That is Jennifer's dress" means the dress belongs to Jennifer.

Remember: If the person the thing belongs to ends in s we just add an apostrophe and do not add the s. For example:
"That is Carlos' tie."

Reading: Do children see enough culture?

Average: 3.6 (19 votes)

I was not surprised when I read this article published on the BBC, that few children in the UK are being exposed to cultural activity. This seems like such a shame when there are so many great museums, galleries and theatres in this country, many of which you can attend for free! Is this the case in your country, or is culture an important part of children’s education? Let us know your views.

Read through the article and then answer the true or false questions below.

Good luck!

Video Music Lesson: Whitney Houston - I Know Him So Well

Average: 3 (24 votes)

Whitney Houston is famous for a number of classic songs, including this duet with her mother, Cissy Houston.

Tragically, she recently passed away at the age of 48. This song is about the difficulty of relationships and the heartbreak of letting someone go.

Read through the lyrics first and try to guess which word fits in each gap, then listen and check your answers.

What is your favourite Whitney song? Let us know.

Families and Time

Average: 3.7 (19 votes)

It seems that everywhere around the world, people are spending more time at work and less time with their families. People are busier than ever before! In the past in many countries, the father worked and the mother stayed home, took care of the children, and did the grocery shopping, cooking, and cleaning. Nowadays, both parents work, so they don’t have as much time with their children as they used to have in the past.

Danny's Reading: Flying to America

Average: 4.1 (7 votes)

It’s one o’clock in the morning, the sun is shining through the window, and I’m travelling backwards through time.

You know, I’ve been writing these articles for almost four years now, and I’ve always wanted to write an introduction just like that one, because, let’s face it, it’s pretty cool as far as introductions go.

Jobs and Occupations Vocabulary

Average: 3.8 (15 votes)

Adjectives & Modifying Adverbs

Average: 3.5 (33 votes)

Can you match the adjectives to their opposites?:

New Verbs: I to P

Average: 3.5 (12 votes)

A while ago I posted an exercise to help you increase your vocabulary. That lesson focussed on verbs A to H, so now we are going to look at some verbs from I to P, some of which you may know and some of which you might not. Each sentence needs one of the verbs below Find the meaning of the verb and match it to the correct sentence. Then, from memory, try to write your own list of verbs from I-P. Good luck!

Superlatives - Elementary Level

Average: 3.8 (20 votes)

The superlative is the greatest form of an adjective and is used when you are comparing more than one thing.

Reading: Clownfish Comprehension - Pre-intermediate

Average: 3.8 (9 votes)

Read the this article on clownfish then answer the multiple-choice questions below.