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How to use Even

Average: 2.4 (183 votes)

'Everyone seems to have a tattoo these days - even my mother has one!'

If you have seen or heard the word even in English but were unsure of how to use it, this page is for you!

even for surprise

The word even is used to show that something is surprising or unusual; it is more than we would expect:

Test your Adjective knowledge.

Average: 2.1 (163 votes)

Take a look at the ten sentences below. Which adjective fits best for each sentence? Use this link to the Cambridge Online dictionary for any words that you don't know. It's a good habit to look up new words in a dictionary, especially an English-English one. 


Link: Personality Adjectives

Review: It's and Its

Average: 2.1 (175 votes)

Some time ago, we looked at the difference in use between it's and its. Please take a moment to review the key information by following the link to the lesson below. When you think that you have understood, try the exercise. 

Link: It's and Its


Test your Prepositions knowledge!

Average: 3.9 (67 votes)

How good are you with prepositions? Let's find out! Take a look at the following ten sentences and choose the correct preposition to complete each sentence.


Link: Prepositions of Time

Link: Mixed Preposition Quiz


Average: 2.9 (14 votes)

Here we take a look at how to ask for permission, ask for something and ask someone to do something.

Asking for permission

When we are asking for permission to do something we can use the following expressions:

Build your vocabulary!

Average: 4.2 (13 votes)

Read through the ten sentences and then choose the words with the closet meanings:

Between and Among

Average: 3.7 (49 votes)

Here we take a look at the prepositions of place between and among. We'll look at how to use them and the difference between them.


Between means 'in or into the space which separates at least two places, people or objects.'

Match the question to the answer

Average: 3.1 (15 votes)

Read through the ten questions below and choose the answers which best match them:


Link: Find the extra word

Using About, Around and -ish

Average: 2.3 (10 votes)

'How many people were at the party?'

Guess the missing word

Average: 3.9 (11 votes)

Read the following ten sentences and choose the best answer to complete each sentence:


Link: Synonyms