Telling Time in English

How to Say Time in English

Time is a universal concept, but the way it’s expressed can vary greatly from one language to another. In English, there are several ways to express time, and understanding these expressions can greatly…

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Idioms Money

Idioms and Other Expressions Used For Talking About Money

Exercise 1: Look at the idioms in bold in sentences 1 – 22, and decide if the people: (A) have a lot of money. (B) have very little or no money. 1. Steve…

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Shopping and Consumerism

Shopping and Consumerism – Match the Correct Name

Exercise 1 – Chain-stores are groups of shops that belong to the same person or company. These can be found on nearly all UK high streets (= main / most important shopping streets)….

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Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs – Choose the Correct Verb

Phrasal verbs are very common in English, and should be learnt like any other item of English vocabulary. In the TOEFL, they are tested in the Listening Comprehension section, and appear frequently in…

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Currency Markets

Currency Markets – Choose The Best Words

In this comprehensive article, readers will explore into the intricate world of currency markets, gaining valuable insights into exchange rates and trading strategies. 1. When the government doesn’t control the exchange rate in…

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Personal Qualities

Personal Qualities – Use the Best Nouns and Adjectives

At job interviews, candidates are assessed on their suitability for the job they are applying for. In addition to their qualifications and experience, interviewers have to look at the other qualities that make…

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Spoken Responses

Common Spoken Responses – Solve The Exercise

This exercise tests your knowledge of some common spoken responses. In each case, choose the most appropriate word in bold to complete the second sentence in each sentence pair. In one case, either…

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Idioms Personality

Idioms and Other Expressions For Describing Character and Personality

The words and expressions in the box can all be used informally to describe different kinds of people. Use them to complete sentences 1 – 35. Note that many of the words /…

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Decide Which one is Correct – United Kingdom (UK) Topic

These exercises contain an eclectic range of words, names, places, etc, connected with the UK. For each word or expression below, two definitions are given, (a) and (b): one is genuine, and one…

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Doctor patient

Symptoms & Common Illnesses – Complete the Conversations

In the realm of healthcare, effective communication between doctors and patients is essential for accurate diagnosis and treatment. Understanding symptoms and recognizing common illnesses are fundamental aspects of this process. Complete these six…

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Phrasal Verbs Pick

Phrasal Verbs, Idioms and Other Expressions Using ‘Pick’

The English language is rich with phrases, idioms, and expressions that add color, depth, and nuance to everyday communication. Among these linguistic gems, the word ‘pick’ stands out for its versatility. From phrasal…

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Pensions Financial Products

Pensions and Other Financial Products – Choose the Best Word

Pensions and other financial products play a crucial role in retirement planning and wealth management. Understanding the terminology associated with these products is essential for making informed decisions about saving, investing, and preparing…

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Mortgages Best Words

Mortgages – Choose The Best Word (Exercise With Answers)

Mortgages play a significant role in real estate transactions, allowing individuals to purchase property by borrowing money from a lender and repaying it over time. Understanding the terminology associated with mortgages is essential…

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International Payments

International Payments – Choose Right Words

Put right words below into the spaces in the sentences. bill of lading  consignments  courier defer  forwarded  import duty issuing bank  payment on delivery  penalty release …

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Money Finance

Money and Finance – English Grammar Exercise To Solve

Money is an essential aspect of modern life, serving as a medium of exchange, a unit of account, and a store of value. Understanding the basic terminology associated with money is crucial for…

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[Medicine] Complete the Sentences Using Correct Parts of Speech

There are 20 nouns connected with medicine in the box below. Use them to complete the sentences – in some cases you will need to make them plural. accident * allergy * ambulance…

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Adjectives – Complete the Sentences

Adjectives are a fundamental part of English grammar, playing a crucial role in enriching language and adding depth to writing. These descriptive words modify nouns or pronouns, providing details about their qualities, characteristics,…

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Medical Verbs

Medical Verbs – Mixed Tenses Exercise With Answers

All the verbs in the box relate to medical matters. Use them to complete the sentences. You may have to change the forms of the verbs to fit the grammar of the sentences….

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Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs – Complete The Sentences

Natural English conversation includes many phrasal verbs. These are verbs made up of two words: a verb and a preposition. For example: ‘I get up at eight o’clock’. Complete the sentences below using…

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