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Where should I go?

Average: 3.1 (11 votes)

Each of these people has a problem and needs to go to one of the buildings in town. Which building or place should they go to?

In the news - Britain hotter than Cairo

Average: 3.5 (6 votes)

I hope everyone who's studying in the UK has been enjoying this beautiful weather! This article has six words missing, all of them related to the weather. Put each word listed in one of the gaps. What have you been doing in this heat wave? Brighton students it would be great to hear from you!

Both, neither, either? Pre-Intermediate Level

Average: 3.7 (52 votes)

Adjective or Adverb? Elementary Level

Average: 3.7 (12 votes)

These two groups of words are often confused because they look and sound very similar. For example the adverb of quick is quickly. Remember,
Adverbs describe a VERB.
Adjectives describe a NOUN.

As a general rule to change an adjective to an adverb we add ‘ly’ and these are the adverbs we will focus on today. In the following sentences do we need an adjective or an adverb?

Today's lesson is by Caroline

Learn English in San Diego

Average: 3.1 (9 votes)

As well as this wonderful website, we at EC run a number of schools around the world. It's our job to help English learners reach their goals. EC San Diego English language school is one of four schools we have in America. Perhaps our schools in New York, Boston and San Francisco are in more famous cities. Here's your chance to brush up on your vocabulary while learning a little about San Diego.

Write, Wrote, Written

Average: 3.4 (37 votes)

Time to do a quick review of the irregular verb write.

Write is the present simple tense: "Write your name on this paper"

Wrote is the past simple tense.

Written is the past participle.

Easy! Easy! Easy! Don't you agree? Complete the sentences using the correct verb.

Idiom of the day: Draw A Blank

Average: 3.4 (17 votes)

What does "draw a blank mean"?

Meaning: to fail to get an answer or a result; be unsuccessful.

Personality Adjectives Scramble for Elementary Level

Average: 3.1 (8 votes)

There are so many different ways we can describe people and their personalities. There are eight personality adjectives in the following text but the letters are all mixed up. Read the text then unscramble the letters to make the correct adjectives and put them in the boxes. Good luck!

Present Continuous or Present Simple? Pre-Intermediate

Average: 2.7 (22 votes)

Today's lesson is by Caroline

What is the difference between these two tenses and when do we use each one? Here's a brief explanation of present simple and present continuous as well as a quick test to see how much you remember!

Extreme Adjectives for Intermediate Students

Average: 3.7 (9 votes)

Today's lesson will help you build your vocabulary. Take a look at these extreme adjectives and their definitions and match them to the correct sentence. Type the extreme adjective in right space. Really pay attention to the context of the sentence!