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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Conditional sentences

If you need or want to practise conditional sentences, you'll find plenty of exercises here and here. I'm sure that's more than enough!

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Advertising


Would  you like to learn more about advertising?

You'll find some vocabulary exercises here, here and here.

If you're curious to see TV ads in English click here.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Inventions that changed our lives

Watch the video and match the inventions with the statements below.
Click here to see the answers when you're done.

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PAPER
THE COMPASS
REFRIGERATION
THE PRINTING PRESS
PLUMBING
MEDICINES
ENGINES
THE WHEEL
COMMUNICATIONS
ELECTRICITY

  1. It travelled from China to Europe.
  2. It sparked the industrial revolution.
  3. It helped spread information.
  4. It has changed sleep patterns and work habits.
  5. It kicked off the age of discovery.
  6. It lengthened our life spans.
  7. It has helped level out the global population.
  8. It has made the world smaller.
  9. It transformed the way we eat.
  10. It’s not clear who invented it.


Listen again and complete the gaps in the sentences with the words you hear:

  1. Without paper, we wouldn’t have maps___________________ books.
  2. The compass made circumnavigation of the world easier and ___________________.
  3. Since pre-historic times, ice was used to prevent food from ___________________.
  4. Gutemberg used European press systems already in use for ___________________.
  5. Without modern plumbing, how would a ___________________exist?
  6. Penicillin was discovered by ___________________
  7. Internal combustion allowed individuals to ___________________ great distances.
  8. Obviously, the wheel has been one of the world’s most ___________________ innovations.
  9. Several inventions changed ___________________ forever.
  10. Before the mid 20th century, electricity was only enjoyed in ___________________.





Thursday, April 20, 2017

Relative clauses

Get more practice with relative clauses:

For defining and non-defining clauses click here and here

For relative pronouns click here and  here

For non-defining clauses click here

Find the mistakes in the sentences here





Or try these:
Adjective clauses (who, that) 
Adjective clauses (Mixed pronouns) 
Adjective clauses (Mixed pronouns) 
Adjective clauses/noun clauses (what, that) 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Future perfect and future continuous.


Here you have some exercises about the future perfect and the future continuous.

Click here for an explanation and exercises.

Try more exercises here and here.

Or try these:

FUTURE TENSES 1 (A)
FUTURE TENSES 2 (A)
FUTURE TENSES 3 (A)

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Uncountable and plural forms

Some toast
A toast
Try some exercises herehere  and here.

Verb in singular or plural? Click here and here for exercises.