Improve Your Accent! (26) – Tennis

It can really help your pronunciation if you know the phonetic symbols and the sounds they represent. You don’t need to worry about learning to write them just to recognise them. Do my quickie Improve Your Accent exercises and you’ll pick them up in no time, plus you’ll improve your pronunciation and your listening skills too.

Can you decipher these 10 tennis-related words?

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Answers

CT Quiz 616

New Test Your English! Aug 2018

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps). Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow first please. 😉

🔶  to stand the _____ of time

🔶  tried and _____ed

🔶  to _____ the waters

CT Quiz 615

New Test Your English! Aug 2018

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps). Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow first please. 😉

🔸 to not _____ whether you are coming or going

🔸 you don’t _____ the half of it!

🔸 to _____ full well

CT Quiz 614

New Test Your English! Aug 2018

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps). Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow first please. 😉

🔶  _____ in there!

🔶  to _____ in the balance

🔶  to _____ on for grim death

CT Quiz 613

New Test Your English! Aug 2018

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps). Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow first please. 😉

🔶  to be _____ around the gills

🔶  the _____-eyed monster

🔶  the _____ stuff

Vocabulary Quiz: Make or Do?

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Fill the gaps with the correct form of make or do.

1.  The neighbours were __________ so much noise that we couldn’t sleep.

2.  OK, in your case I suppose I could  __________ an exception.

3.  Could you __________ me a favour and buy me a newspaper?

4.  “Do you know you were __________ over 200km/h?” said the policeman.

5.  Would you excuse me, I need __________ a phone call.

6.  I would love to help but I’ve got a pile of work __________ .

7.   Her company has __________ an enormous profit this year.

8.   Did you __________ any horseriding while you were on holiday?

9.   I love __________ absolutely nothing!

10. Valentina __________ all her own jewellery.

11.  ___________ me an offer I can’t refuse!

12.  George was __________ the dishes when there was a knock at the front door.

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1. making
2. make
3. do
4. doing
5. to make
6. to do
7. made
8. do
9. doing
10. makes
11. make
12. doing

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CT Quiz 612

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps). Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow first please. 😉

🔶  to be _____ed to tears

🔶  to make the first _____

🔶  to watch somebody’s every _____