Spot the Mistakes – List of exercises

These exercises are good training before an exam, plus they’re quick to do. Students typically make the same grammar mistakes. Can you spot the grammar errors and correct them? Exercise 1 Exercise 2 Exercise 3 Exercise 4 Exercise 5 Exercise 6 Exercise 7 Exercise 8 Exercise 9 Exercise 10 Exercise 11 Exercise 12 Exercise 13…

Expressions with ‘Make’ (2)

Choose the correct alternative in brackets. The traffic was so bad that we got to the hotel very late, and to make _____ worse they couldn’t find our reservation. (issues, matters, thing) It makes my blood _____ when I see people mistreating animals. (boil, hot, thick) Grandpa is in a grumpy mood so it’s best if…

Nighty night!

“A long sleep and a good laugh are the two best cures for anything” – Irish proverb Night night! Sleep tight! Don’t let the bedbugs bite! Hope you’ll drop by again tomorrow!  

CT Quiz 559

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 in a _____ spot; to keep somebody on a _____ leash; to be _____-lipped about something;     Be sure to check out my three Twitter accounts! @EnglishSmarts is aimed…

CT Quiz 558

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 😉. a _____ing match; to be in with a _____; to _____ yourself hoarse;    

Hi there! (2)

Good morning, English students! How’s it going? I’ve been on Facebook rather than Twitter the last few days as I want to get a handle on how it all works. It’s been worthwhile – I’ve been learning quite a lot. I love Twitter but I have to admit FB does have some advantages over Twitter….

Improve Your Accent! (16)

It can really help your pronunciation if you know the phonetic symbols and the sounds they represent. Can you ‘decipher’ these words written phonetically? Watch out, some may ‘spell’ more than one word! Answers ➡️    

CT Quiz 557

Breaking news!! This is the first time I will be posting my CT Quiz directly onto my Facebook page! So please post your answer there, not here. Thanks!   What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) a _____ dog; a _____ breeze; a _____ change;

Hi there!

Good morning, English students! I hope you all had a good night’s sleep. So..a bit later on today I’ll be posting a new Improve Your Accent! quiz and a CT quiz so stay tuned, or turn your notifications on! Or follow my Facebook page. In the meantime if you want to practise your English right…