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Practise the rules for using strong adjectives and extreme intensifiers

Practise the rules for using strong adjectives and extreme intensifiers

Practise the rules for using strong adjectives and extreme intensifiers. In this exercise, test your skills with using strong adjectives. When you have finished the test, click the 'View questions' button to get more detail ...
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Practice the differences between USED TO and WOULD

Practice the differences between USED TO and WOULD

Practice the differences between USED TO and WOULD in English. In this exercise, test your skills with USED TO and WOULD. When you have finished the test, click the ‘View questions’ button to get more ...
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Practise using attitude adverbs for CEFR Level B2

Practise using attitude adverbs for CEFR Level B2

Practise using attitude adverbs for CEFR Level B2. In this exercise, test your skills with using attitude adverbs for CEFR Level B2. When you have finished the test, click the 'View questions' button to get ...
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Practise using intensifiers and mitigators in English

Practise using intensifiers and mitigators in English

Practise using intensifiers and mitigators in English. In this exercise, test your skills with using intensifiers and mitigators in English. When you have finished the test, click the 'View questions' button to get more detail ...
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Practise using strong adjectives and intensifiers

Practise using strong adjectives and intensifiers

Practise using strong adjectives and intensifiers. In this exercise, test your skills with using strong adjectives. When you have finished the test, click the 'View questions' button to get more detail on your answers. Have ...
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Practise using stative and dynamic verbs in English

Practise using stative and dynamic verbs in English

Practise using stative and dynamic verbs in English. In this exercise, test your skills with identifying stative and dynamic uses of verbs. When you have finished the test, click the 'View questions' button to get ...
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Practise talking about past events and telling stories

Practise talking about past events and telling stories

Now practice! Read the short text below where the writer is talking about a trip to Florence in Italy, then answer the questions that follow ...
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Practise linking words for sequence at Level B1

Practise linking words for sequence at Level B1

Practise linking words for sequence at Level B1. Complete the text below by typing in the correct answer from the 2 options given. When you have finished the quiz and submitted your answers, click the ...
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Practise using prepositions of place at Level B2

Practise using prepositions of place at Level B2

Practise using prepositions of place at Level B2. Read the sentences below. Do they use the correct preposition of place from the list below? against alongside beside by towards ...
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Practise all the uses of the future simple

Practise all the uses of the future simple

Practise all uses of the future simple. In this test, we will look at some all of the ways the future simple can be used to talk about the future. We strongly recommend you review ...
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Practice using the present continuous at CEFR Level A1

Practice using the present continuous at CEFR Level A1

Practice using the present continuous at CEFR Level A1 If you haven't done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you study? It's free! If you ...
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The importance of critical thinking in English

The importance of critical thinking in English

The importance of critical thinking in English. In this section of our course, we will look at critical thinking- what it is, why it's important and how it can help you improve your English. Let's ...
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The present perfect at CEFR Level A2

The present perfect at CEFR Level A2

The present perfect at CEFR Level A2. On this page, we will look at another common English tense - the present perfect. Here are some examples of the present perfect tense: I have cleaned my ...
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The present simple to talk about the future

The present simple to talk about the future

The present simple to talk about the future. In Level A2, we have already looked at how the present continuous and will can both be used to talk about the future. On this page, we ...
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4 differences between going to and will

4 differences between going to and will

4 differences between going to and will. In previous lessons about using the future simple (The future simple with be going to in Level A1 and The future simple with will in Level A2), we ...
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The future simple with be going to

The future simple with be going to

The future simple with be going to. To talk about the future in English, there are lots of different tenses you can use. One of the most common forms is (be) going to. Here are ...
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The future simple with will

The future simple with will

The future simple with will. In Level A1, we looked at using the future simple tense with be going to. On this page, we will look at the future simple with will. Here are some ...
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Stative verbs and continuous tenses in English

Stative verbs and continuous tenses in English

Stative verbs and continuous tenses in English. Verbs can be divided in to two groups - stative verbs and dynamic verbs. Stative verbs talk about states - how you feel, what you see, what you ...
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The present continuous at CEFR Level A1

The present continuous at CEFR Level A1

The present continuous at CEFR Level A1. In this lesson, we will look at the the present continuous. The present continuous is used to talk about what is happening now (or around now). For example: ...
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The past simple with TO BE

The past simple with TO BE

The past simple with TO BE. On the previous page, we looked at how to form the past simple by adding +ed or +d to the verb. For example: He played outside yesterday. He lived ...
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Practice using the past simple at CEFR Level A1

Practice using the past simple at CEFR Level A1

The past simple at CEFR Level A1 with this exercise. The test is divided into three parts, so make sure you have looked at these three pages before you start: The past simple at CEFR ...
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Test your skills with participle clauses

Test your skills with participle clauses

Test your skills with participle clauses. Which of the re-written sentences are correct? If you haven't done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you study? ...
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How to make uncountable nouns countable

How to make uncountable nouns countable

How to make uncountable nouns countable. Before we continue, we strongly recommend you take a look at our other pages on countable and uncountable nouns. When making an uncountable noun countable, we often use a ...
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5 more rules for using countable and uncountable nouns

5 more rules for using countable and uncountable nouns

5 more rules for using countable and uncountable nouns. On this page, we will look at the differences between countable and uncountable nouns when used with some, no, any, many, and much. Let's start with ...
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Practice using ING and ED adjectives

Practice using ING and ED adjectives

Practice using ING and ED adjectives with this exercise. All you need to do is select the correct answer to complete the sentence. If you haven't done so already, why not create a free membership ...
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The differences between adjectives with ING and ED

The differences between adjectives with ING and ED

The differences between adjectives with ING and ED. In this lesson, we will look at the difference between adjectives that end with ING and ED. Here are some examples: I think football is boring. I ...
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Practice using the 6 rules for using superlative adjectives

Practice using the 6 rules for using superlative adjectives

6 rules for using superlative adjectives. Let’s practice your skills with superlative adjectives. Complete the sentence using the correct form of the adjective. If you haven’t done so already, why not create a free membership ...
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Practice comparing 3 or more adjectives

Practice comparing 3 or more adjectives

Practice comparing 3 or more adjectives with this test. Type in the correct superlative form in these sentences. If you haven't done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow ...
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Comparing 3 or more adjectives in English

Comparing 3 or more adjectives in English

Comparing 3 or more adjectives in English. When we compare one adjective to another adjective, we use comparative adjectives. When we compare 3 or more things in English, we superlative adjectives. For most adjectives, we ...
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Different types of jobs in English

Different types of jobs in English

Different types of jobs in English. On this page, we will look at different types of jobs. How many of these jobs you know? Health: Doctor, nurse, dentist (teeth), veterinarian [also called vet] (animal doctor) ...
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Practice giving personal information in English

Practice giving personal information in English

Practice giving personal information in English. Look at the picture and use the information to answer the questions. If you haven't done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow ...
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Giving personal information in English

Giving personal information in English

Giving personal information in English. In English conversations, you need to give people information about you. For example, 'My name is...'. On this page, will look at ways of giving personal information about yourself. Your ...
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Test your skills with reported speech (part 2)

Test your skills with reported speech (part 2)

Test your skills with reported speech (part 2). Now we've added some more information to this lesson with the notes on the previous page, test your skills with this exercise. We strongly recommend you review ...
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Using a range of verbs for reported speech at Level B2

Using a range of verbs for reported speech at Level B2

Using a range of verbs for reported speech at Level B2. We have already looked at reported speech in Level B1, with lessons on the 4 rules for reported speech as well as some additional ...
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More rules for reported speech at Level B1

More rules for reported speech at Level B1

More rules for reported speech at Level B1. We have already looked at the 4 rules for reported speech, so now we will look at some additional notes about reported speech. 1. Using 'that' in ...
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Having conversations about the news in English at Level B1

Having conversations about the news in English at Level B1

Having conversations about the news in English at Level B1. In this section of the lesson on the news, we will look at improving your English for conversation about the news how to start a ...
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Different types of journalism in English

Different types of journalism in English

Different types of journalism in English. On this page, we will look at the different types of journalism that you can find around the world. This page continues on from the information presented on the ...
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Vocabulary for talking about the news at Level B1

Vocabulary for talking about the news at Level B1

Vocabulary for talking about the news at Level B1. Let's look at some of the vocabulary we use to talk about the news. Types of news: current affairs (also called 'current events') politics weather traffic ...
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Describing people in the IELTS speaking test

Describing people in the IELTS speaking test

Describing people in the IELTS speaking test. We have previously looked at how to give better descriptions of places in the IELTS test, and on this page we will look at how you can better ...
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Describing places in the IELTS speaking test

Describing places in the IELTS speaking test

Describing places in the IELTS speaking test. During the IELTS speaking test, you will often find at least one or two questions that require you to describe a place. Here are some example questions where ...
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Practice comparing 2 adjectives

Practice comparing 2 adjectives

Practice comparing adjectives with this test. Type in the correct comparative in these sentences. If you haven't done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you ...
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Practice using the 6 rules for using comparative adjectives

Practice using the 6 rules for using comparative adjectives

6 rules for using comparative adjectives. Let's practice your skills with comparative adjectives. Select the correct answer from the options below. If you haven't done so already, why not create a free membership account so ...
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The 4 parts of the IELTS test

The 4 parts of the IELTS test

The 4 parts of the IELTS test. The IELTS test has 4 different sections - reading, writing, listening and speaking. In most test centres, all 4 sections of the test are taken on the same ...
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Do you know the 4 parts of the IELTS test?

Do you know the 4 parts of the IELTS test?

Do you know the 4 parts of the IELTS test? Take this quick quiz to find out what you know! We recommend you review this page first. If you haven't done so already, why not ...
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IELTS Task 2 model answer 24 - Drug addicts should be sent to prison

IELTS Task 2 model answer 24 – Drug addicts should be sent to prison

IELTS Task 2 model answer 24 – Drug addicts should be sent to prison. The best way to get the most out of the model answers on this site is to read them closely, make ...
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5 tips to improve your English reading skills

5 tips to improve your English reading skills

5 tips to improve your English reading skills. Are you preparing for an English exam, but not seeing your score improve? Stuck on the same level with your reading with no improvement? You're not alone ...
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Intensifiers and mitigators in English

Intensifiers and mitigators in English

On this page, we will review and compare intensifiers and mitigators in English. As we have seen on the previous pages in this lesson, intensifiers increase the intensity of an adjective. For example, hungry can ...
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Describing trends for Task 1

Describing trends for Task 1

Test your skills with describing trends for Task 1. In this quick test, see if you can identify which sentences describing trends match which graph. If you haven't done so already, why not create a ...
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Describing trends in Task 1 Academic reports

Describing trends in Task 1 Academic reports

Describing trends in Task 1 Academic reports. In Task 1 of the IELTS test, you may be required to write about a graph or a chart, identifying trends. A trend is the general direction of ...
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Tips for better spelling in English

Tips for better spelling in English

Tips for better spelling in English. Improving your spelling can be difficult these days. Modern technology, although very useful, has made poor spelling increasingly common even among native speakers - autocorrect on phones and computers ...
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Practice using prepositions of time for Level A1

Practice using prepositions of time for Level A1

Practice using prepositions of time for Level A1. Now practice the prepositions you saw on the previous page with this exercise. If you haven't done so already, why not create a free membership account so ...
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Prepositions of time for Level A1

Prepositions of time for Level A1

Prepositions of time for Level A1. Prepositions of time (like all prepositions) can be one of the hardest parts of English to use correctly. This is because the rules are often quite difficult and there ...
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Practice using prepositions of place at Level A1

Practice using prepositions of place at Level A1

Practice using prepositions of place at Level A1. Now practice the prepositions you saw on the previous page with this exercise. If you haven't done so already, why not create a free membership account so ...
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Prepositions of place at Level A1

Prepositions of place at Level A1

Prepositions of place at Level A1. Prepositions of place (like all prepositions) can be one of the hardest parts of English to use correctly because the rules are often quite difficult and there are lots ...
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Practice introducing yourself and others

Practice introducing yourself and others

In this exercise, we will practice introducing yourself and others. You should read the learning page before you take this exercise! If you haven't done so already, why not create a free membership account so ...
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Practice telling the time in English

Practice telling the time in English

Practice telling the time in English If you haven't done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you study? It's free! If you already have an ...
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Telling the time in English

Telling the time in English

Telling the time in English. On this page, let's look at telling the time. This is more than just numbers - you need to be able to use different phrases. Let's start by looking at ...
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The present perfect v the past simple

The present perfect v the past simple

The present perfect v the past simple. On this page, we will look at the differences between the present perfect (which we looked in Level A2) and the past simple (which we covered in Level ...
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Practice using the past continuous tense at CEFR Level A2

Practice using the past continuous tense at CEFR Level A2

Practice using the past continuous tense at CEFR Level A2 If you haven't done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you study? It's free! If ...
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Practice adjective and noun collocations in English

Practice adjective and noun collocations in English

Practice adjective and noun collocations in English. In this test, we will look at some of the common adjective and noun collocations used in English. We strongly recommend you review the learning resource on the ...
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Adjective and noun collocations in English

Adjective and noun collocations in English

Adjective and noun collocations in English. On this page, we will look at the common collocations which are created using adjectives and nouns. Unfortunately there are no rules to help you work this out - ...
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Agreeing or disagreeing with an opinion in English

Agreeing or disagreeing with an opinion in English

Agreeing or disagreeing with an opinion in English. On the previous page, we looked at better ways that you can express an opinion in English. On this page, we will look at some of the ...
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The past continuous at CEFR Level A2

The past continuous at CEFR Level A2

The past continuous at CEFR Level A2. The past continuous (also known as the past progressive) is used to talk about something that was happening in the past. Here are some examples: He was washing ...
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Using the present continuous for the future

Using the present continuous for the future

The present continuous at CEFR Level A2. In this lesson, we will look at how the the present continuous is used to talk about the future. We have already looked at the present continuous in ...
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Practice Other completion questions in IELTS listening

Practice Other completion questions in IELTS listening

Practice Other completion questions in IELTS listening with this complete recording. If you haven’t done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you study? It’s free! ...
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Question type 5 of 6: Other completion questions in IELTS listening

Question type 5 of 6: Other completion questions in IELTS listening

Question type 5 of 6: Other completion questions in IELTS listening. On this page, we will look at the fifth of the 6 types of question used in the IELTS listening test – Other completion ...
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Skimming and scanning skills for IELTS

Skimming and scanning skills for IELTS

Skimming and scanning skills for IELTS are essential in order to get a good result. With only 60 minutes to answer 40 questions, you need to be able to locate the correct answer quickly - ...
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General Training Task 1 model answer 21 - Unhappy with an online order

General Training Task 1 model answer 21 – Unhappy with an online order

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. You have recently ordered an item from the internet, but are not happy with the purchase. Write to the company. In your letter   Describe what ...
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Practice other completion questions in IELTS reading

Practice other completion questions in IELTS reading

Practice other completion questions in IELTS reading with this complete text. If you haven’t done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you study? It’s free! ...
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Question type 5 of 9: Other completion questions in IELTS reading

Question type 5 of 9: Other completion questions in IELTS reading

Question type 5 of 9: Other completion questions in IELTS reading. On this page, we will look at the fifth of the 9 types of question used in the IELTS reading test - other completion ...
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Practice classifying questions in IELTS reading

Practice classifying questions in IELTS reading

Practice classifying questions in IELTS reading with this complete text. If you haven’t done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you study? It’s free! If ...
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Practice matching questions in IELTS reading

Practice matching questions in IELTS reading

Practice matching questions in IELTS reading with this complete text. If you haven’t done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you study? It’s free! If ...
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Question type 9 of 9: Matching and classifying questions in IELTS reading

Question type 9 of 9: Matching and classifying questions in IELTS reading

Question type 9 of 9: Short answer questions in IELTS reading. On this page, we will look at the last of the 9 types of question used in the IELTS reading test - matching and ...
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Practice Locating information questions in IELTS reading

Practice Locating information questions in IELTS reading

Practice Locating information questions in IELTS reading with this complete text. If you haven’t done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you study? It’s free! ...
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Question type 8 of 9: Locating information questions in IELTS reading

Question type 8 of 9: Locating information questions in IELTS reading

Question type 8 of 9: Locating information questions in IELTS reading. On this page, we will look at the eighth of the 9 types of question used in the IELTS reading test - locating information ...
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Practice Labelling questions in IELTS reading

Practice Labelling questions in IELTS reading

Practice Labelling questions in IELTS reading with this complete text. If you haven’t done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you study? It’s free! If ...
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Question type 7 of 9: Labelling questions in IELTS reading

Question type 7 of 9: Labelling questions in IELTS reading

Question type 7 of 9: Labelling questions in IELTS reading. On this page, we will look at the seventh of the 9 types of question used in the IELTS reading test - adding labels to ...
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Practice Short answer questions in IELTS reading

Practice Short answer questions in IELTS reading

Practice Short answer questions in IELTS reading with this complete text. If you haven’t done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you study? It’s free! ...
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Question type 6 of 9: Short answer questions in IELTS reading

Question type 6 of 9: Short answer questions in IELTS reading

Question type 6 of 9: Short answer questions in IELTS reading. On this page, we will look at the sixth of the 9 types of question used in the IELTS reading test - finding a ...
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Practice Sentence completion questions in IELTS reading

Practice Sentence completion questions in IELTS reading

Practice Sentence completion questions in IELTS reading with this complete text. If you haven’t done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you study? It’s free! ...
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Question type 4 of 9: Sentence completion questions in IELTS reading

Question type 4 of 9: Sentence completion questions in IELTS reading

Question type 4 of 9: Sentence completion questions in IELTS reading. On this page, we will look at the fourth of the 9 types of question used in the IELTS reading test – Sentence completion ...
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Practice Multiple choice questions in IELTS reading

Practice Multiple choice questions in IELTS reading

Practice Multiple choice questions in IELTS reading with this complete text. If you haven’t done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you study? It’s free! ...
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Question type 3 of 9: Multiple choice questions in IELTS reading

Question type 3 of 9: Multiple choice questions in IELTS reading

Question type 3 of 9: Multiple choice questions in IELTS reading. On this page, we will look at the third of the 9 types of question used in the IELTS reading test – Multiple choice ...
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Question type 2 of 9: True False Not Given questions in IELTS reading

Question type 2 of 9: True False Not Given questions in IELTS reading

Question type 2 of 9: True False Not Given questions in IELTS reading. On this page, we will look at the second of the 9 types of question used in the IELTS reading test – ...
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Practice Headings questions in IELTS reading

Practice Headings questions in IELTS reading

Practice Headings questions in IELTS reading with this complete text. If you haven’t done so already, why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress as you study? It’s free! If ...
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Question type 1 of 9: Headings questions in IELTS reading

Question type 1 of 9: Headings questions in IELTS reading

Question type 1 of 9: Headings questions in IELTS reading. On this page, we will look at the first of the 9 types of question used in the IELTS reading test - matching a heading ...
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Adverbs of time in English

Adverbs of time in English

Adverbs of time in English. Adverbs of time tell us when something happens. Here are some examples: today tomorrow daily monthly Adverbs of time can be divided into different groups: Points of time: now then ...
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Adverbs of place in English

Adverbs of place in English

On this page, we will look at adverbs of place. These adverbs tell us where the action takes place. Here are some examples: The children are playing football outside. John is sleeping upstairs. These adverbs ...
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Abstract nouns and articles test for Level B2

Abstract nouns and articles test for Level B2

Test your skills with abstract nouns and articles test for Level B2. We strongly recommend you read our learning page on this topic before you take this test! When you have finished, click ‘View questions’ ...
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Understanding abstract nouns and articles for Level B2

Understanding abstract nouns and articles for Level B2

Understanding abstract nouns and articles for Level B2. So far in our site, we have looked at 18 rules for using articles (that's A, AN, THE or no article): 6 simple rules for articles (Level ...
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A/AN/THE/Ø articles test for Level A2

A/AN/THE/Ø articles test for Level A2

some Test your skills with this A/AN/THE articles test for Level A1. When you have finished, click ‘View questions’ to see more information. Why not create a free membership account so you can follow your ...
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Another 6 rules for using articles in English

Another 6 rules for using articles in English

Another 6 rules for using articles in English. We have already looked at 6 simple rules for using articles in Level A1, so now we will look at another 6 rules for when to use ...
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A/AN/THE articles test for Level A1

A/AN/THE articles test for Level A1

Test your skills with this A/AN/THE articles test for Level A1. When you have finished, click 'View questions' to see more information. Why not create a free membership account so you can follow your progress ...
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6 simple rules for using articles in English (Level A1)

6 simple rules for using articles in English (Level A1)

In this lesson, we will look at 6 simple rules for using articles. Understanding when to use A/AN or THE is difficult in English, but by the end of this lesson you will be able ...
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Different types of movie in English

Different types of movie in English

In this lesson, we will look at the different types of movie in English. There are hundreds of different genres (types) of movie (as you've probably seen on Netflix!), but in this lesson we will ...
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English vocabulary for movies

English vocabulary for movies

On this page, we will look at some of the more difficult English vocabulary for movies. Let's start with the different roles people have in the film industry. You should already know words like actor, ...
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Attitude adverbs for CEFR Level B2

Attitude adverbs for CEFR Level B2

Attitude adverbs (also called attitudinal adverbs) show the speaker / writer's attitude toward the state or action described in the sentence. Attitude adverbs are most commonly placed before the subject of the sentence, but they ...
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