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Work prepositions

Average: 3.4 (14 votes)

We usually use these three prepositions when talking about jobs.

For and At

For and at both have the same meaning.
"I work for HSBC."
"I work at HSBC."

These both show the name of the company.

4 July - Independence Day in Boston

Average: 3.2 (6 votes)

The 4th of July, also _1_ as Independence Day, is coming up this Sunday. It is a commemoration of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. This date marked the independence of the United States from Great Britain, and is _2_ a very important holiday in the United States and a day that is celebrated across the country!

Noun with preposition

Average: 3.3 (23 votes)

Some nouns are followed by specific prepositions. For example the noun relationship is always followed by with.
E.g. "She has a really good relationship with her mother."

In the following sentences, can you decide which preposition we need to use? Good luck!

Lesson by Caroline

Linking Words

Average: 3.5 (100 votes)

Michael Jackson's glove sells for $190,000

Average: 3.9 (10 votes)

Which word is needed in each sentence? You have four choices for each question.

A crystal-studded glove belonging _1_ the late pop star Michael Jackson has sold at a US auction _2_ $190,000.

The glove, worn during the Jacksons' 1984 Victory tour, was among over 200 items _3_ offer, which sold for just under $1m  _4_ total.

The sale took place at Julien's Auctions at Planet Hollywood _5_ Las Vegas at the weekend.

Choose the right verb form

Average: 3.9 (21 votes)

Today we have a multiple-choice quiz for you to try. Decide which is the correct verb to use in each sentence.

Try this verb tense review if you want for English practice.

How many questions did you get right?

 

Opposites Questions! Pre-Intermediate Level

Average: 3.7 (7 votes)

Here is a quick vocabulary lesson for today. Learning words in pairs can be a really useful way to expand your vocabulary. I have included a mixture of verbs, nouns and adjectives. When you're finished, why don't you comment on the bottom of this lesson with some other pairs of opposites for other students to look at.

Hate / Cool / Enemy / Sunrise / Cheap / Soft / Pull / Sell / Peace / Alive

Lesson by Caroline

Opposites Questions! Pre-Intermediate Level

Here is a quick vocabulary lesson for today. Learning words in pairs can be a really useful way to expand your vocabulary. I have included a mixture of verbs, nouns and adjectives. When you're finished, why don't you comment on the bottom of this lesson with some other pairs of opposites for other students to look at. Hate / Cool / Enemy / Sunrise / Cheap / Soft / Pull / Sell / Peace / Alive Lesson by Caroline

Say or Tell?

Average: 3.1 (17 votes)

These two verbs are often confused. This is because they have the same meaning but are used in different ways.
Rules:

Say and tell can be used in both direct and indirect speech.
E.g.

Direct: "I said I'm hungry."

Indirect: "She told me she was hungry."

Cooking Verbs

Average: 3.5 (59 votes)

I have recently been trying recipes from all over the world and this has inspired me to do a lesson on 'cooking verbs'. So thank you very much Brazil for delicious Brigadeiro! I have written some cooking verbs and their definitions below. Read through the sentences and choose the correct verb in each sentence. After you have completed the exercise, tell me what recipe I should try from your country!