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Danny's 'Get Phrases'

Average: 3.9 (11 votes)

Cartoon - Ahead

Average: 3.4 (7 votes)

 

This month let's take a look at the word ahead. In the cartoon go on a head means put on, but this what we can mean by ahead:

Culture Lesson - Staying in Cape Town

Average: 3.5 (6 votes)

An EC student has been learning English at EC Cape Town. While he was there he stayed in Mountain View Residence. Read what he thought about his accommodation and take the key word quiz.

Making Predictions

Average: 3.4 (29 votes)

How do you feel about the future? Are you optimistic (do you think things will be better in the future) or are you pessimistic (you believe things will be worse)?

English in the hotel

Average: 3 (33 votes)

How well could you get by using English in a hotel? Let's find out!

Learn English Vocabulary

Average: 3.6 (8 votes)

Here's a quiz to help you learn English words. Choose the words that have the closest meaning to the key words. Only choose one word per question.

Link: Learn More English Words

English for Angry Situations

Average: 3.7 (12 votes)

These are some useful adjectives, idioms and slang you can use the next time someone gets angry.

Angry Adjectives:

Here are some adjectives that we use that mean angry. They are show strong anger. They can be used in any situation - none of them are slang.

Learn collocations

Average: 3.8 (8 votes)

An important part of improving your English is learning which words go together to make natural English sentences. These combinations of words are called collocations.

Do we make a mistake or do a mistake? Which is the correct verb? Make is the verb that collocates with mistake.

Try this quiz and don't make any mistakes!

Prepositions Quiz

Average: 3.7 (39 votes)

It's prepositions time again. The best way to learn them is through practice. Read through the ten sentences and choose the correct missing prepositions.

Finished already? Then try another exercise:

Link: 10 Prepositions Questions

Link: Quiz on Prepositions

In the news: New Zealand couple become millionaires by accident

Average: 3.1 (9 votes)

Imagine that one day you apply for an overdraft of $6,300 from your local bank, and then you find out that the bank have mistakenly paid $6m into your bank account. That's what happened to a New Zealand couple who benefited from a banking error. Finding millions of dollars accidentally deposited into their account, they withdrew $6m before fleeing New Zealand and vanishing!