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Grammar & Vocabulary

Grammar & Vocabulary

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English Vocabulary Exercises By Topic - ESL Vocabulary Tests HOLIDAYS - ESL Quizzes about popular holidays: (PDF versions of all the holiday vocabulary quizzes are available on our new site OFFICIAL ENGLISH TESTS: University of Cambridge General English Exams The University of Cambridge ESOL General English Exams are (non-specialized) examinations in English language ability for non-native speakers of English. These exams are also known as the "Main Suite" exams. KET (Key English Test): elementary PET (Preliminary English Test): intermediate FCE (First Certificate in English): upper intermediate CAE (Certificate in Advanced English): advanced CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English): very advanced

Does grammar matter? - Andreea S. Calude Spoken language has been neglected and marginalized for much of our history on account of its perceived inferiority in comparison to written language. Written language was historically regarded as the language of the ‘learned,’ given that few people could read or write. It also had permanence (written records can be preserved for hundreds of years, and it is only recently that speech recordings became an achievable technology for most of us), and it was thought to be of a higher standard and quality (often summed up as having “better” or more “correct” grammar). You can read more about this biased view of written language over spoken language in the online book “The Written Language Bias” by Peter Linell.

Present Perfect Present Perfect + Yet / Just / Already ESL EFL Reading and Speaking Activity - Elementary - 20 Minutes In this pairwork activity, students make questions and statements and reply using the present perfect + yet / just / already. English Idioms: Food - More fun cartoons to learn English: Learn English Online Have you ever been told that you are an “egg head”, “big cheese”, “bad apple” or “top banana”? Did you understand that the other person meant by that? If you were unsure then this post will definitely help. In this post we introduce some very interesting and useful idioms related to food.

Mixed tenses exercises Mixed tenses exercises with answers In the worksheets below you can test your knowledge of English verb forms and also find out what you need to study and which verb tenses exercises you should do to improve your grammar. All the grammar worksheets are in pdf. You can download them and print them for free. The exercises are marked. You can count your correct answers in each exercise and the total number of points in each test to find out how good you are and if you need more practice or not. Flashcards about Irregular Eng Verbs incorrect cards (0) correct cards (0) remaining cards (156) Save

messaggi planetari From St Mary’s School, Waverley, Johannesburg, South Africa From Eton School, Mexico City From Ágora, Comunidad Educativa, Mérida, Yucatán, México Imagine Learning Program Action Areas Tool Empowering teachers with immediate, actionable data The new Action Areas Tool enables teachers to help the students who need it most. Teachers are able to quickly identify students who need help, and pinpoint the skills that are giving them trouble. 100 English Synonyms to Expand Your Vocabulary – Espresso English A synonym is a word with the same or a similar meaning as another word. For example, the words big and large are synonyms. Buy and purchase are also synonyms – although we tend to use “buy” in a more informal context, and “purchase” in a more formal context. Keep in mind that some synonyms in the list below might not be “perfect” synonyms – there may be slight differences in meaning and connotation.

List of GRAMMAR videolessons - from Multimedia-English (learn real English) In this lesson, you can learn how to use the English modal verbs 'can' and 'could' to talk about ability. You will also learn about the verbs 'be able to and 'managed to' to talk about ability. These verbs are not modal verbs, but we cannot use the modal verbs 'can' or 'could' in every situation to talk about ability, so sometimes we need to use a different verb. In this video, you will see: 1) How to use 'can' to talk about abilities in the present or future 2) How to use 'could' to talk about abilities in the past 3) When you need to use the verbs 'be able to' or 'managed to' 4) The difference between 'can' or 'could', and 'be able to' 5) The two different meanings of 'could' 'Can' and 'could' are used to talk about abilities in the past, present or future. Sometimes, there isn't a form of 'can', and we need to use the verb 'be able to'.

Cartoons and comics - Cartoons vs. Comics Who doesn’t love cartoons and comics? Okay, so I’m no fan of the Simpsons, but even I enjoy Felix the Cat, the Pink Panther and a host of other Saturday morning offerings. If the cartoon network came on in English where I live, I’d record it for use in my English as a foreign language (EFL) classes (and a little personal humor and enjoyment). 10 Best Grammar Resources for Students - Grammarly Blog Something great happened on March 4, 2008. Martha Brockenbrough, through The Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar, established National Grammar Day in the United States. It’s a day to celebrate all that grammar does. Would you like to wish your friends a Happy Grammar Day?