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Test Your Vocabulary

Test Your Vocabulary
How many words do you know? Check the box for each word you know at least one definition for. (Don't check boxes for words you know you've seen before, but whose meaning you aren't exactly sure of.) Tip: on Windows computers, you can navigate and select checkboxes with your keyboard using tab and space. Step 1/3 (measure broad vocab level) Works for everyone, from small children (with parental help) to college professors!

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Phrasal Verb Dictionary To look up a phrasal verb, click a letter in the menu. The formats below are used in phrasal verb definitions.separable verbs: (talk * into)inseparable verbs: (run into +)object can be in both positions: (look * up +) 1. Games/vocabulary Pages This Blog Linked From Here Useful links

proverbs TRADITIONAL PROVERBS: A barking dog never bites. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush A fool and his money are soon parted. A friend in need is a friend indeed. A new broom sweeps clean. 101 Conversation Starters (Also see How to Start a Conversation) Ice Breakers Where did you grow up?Do you have any pets?Do you have any siblings?Do you know what your your name means?

Writing in the Sciences About This Course This course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises. Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, and issues in publication and peer review. The 50 Most Useful English Proverbs You Should Learn Right Now Have you ever had a day at work where people said the strangest things? “The cat’s out of the bag,” a co-worker says at a staff meeting. “But it’s no use crying over spilled milk.

English Idioms and Idiomatic Expressions Use the navigation above to browse our A-Z of English idioms … If you have a question about idioms, ask us about it in our Idioms Discussion Forum. If you know of an idiom that you would like to be listed here, please use our online form to suggest an idiom. Below are listed the latest 30 entries that have been added to our database of English idioms & idiomatic expressions. Subscribe to our idioms feed to keep up-to-date: 45 ways to avoid using the word 'very' Three Telling Quotes About ‘Very’ Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. ~Mark Twain‘Very’ is the most useless word in the English language and can always come out. More than useless, it is treacherous because it invariably weakens what it is intended to strengthen. ~Florence KingSo avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy.

15 top tips for increasing your range of vocabulary! 15 top tips for increasing your range of vocabulary! Vocabulary is a key part of learning a new language. But what’s the best way to pick up new words and remember them? Idioms used by native speakers Those of us who grew up with English as our first language have been exposed to idioms and idiomatic expressions for most of our lives. They may have confused us a little when we were children, but explanation and constant exposure not only increased our understanding of them, but likely drew them into our own vernacular. If you’re in the process of learning the English language, you may come across some of these and not be entirely sure what they mean. Here’s a list of 20 that you’re likely to come across fairly often: 1.

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