Vocabulary Quiz

EnglishSmarts CT Quiz 680


What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps). Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter.

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🔹 _____ horses couldn’t make me go back there!

🔹 to send somebody on a _____ goose chase

🔹 never in my _____est dreams, did I think I would get the job!

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Vocabulary Quiz

🎉 EnglishSmarts Prize Quiz 679! 🎉

I’m offering a free online 30-minute conversation class to the first person who sends the correct answer via Direct Message (=private message) to me on @EnglishSmarts on Twitter! Your answer will not be considered otherwise.

What’s the missing word? The SAME word fits ALL the gaps.

🔸 It takes a thief to _____ a thief

🔸 I haven’t had time to _____ my breath

🔸 to _____ somebody off guard

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Spot the Mistakes (1)

Spot the Mistakes (2)

Practising Grammar Through Conversation

Conversation Practice: Past Simple & Present Perfect

Student A

Below you have a set of questions to ask Student B, and Student B has a set of questions too. Take it in turns to ask each other these questions and try to ask follow-up questions to the answers the other student gives.

Here’s an example:

Student A: What’s the best film you’ve seen so far this year?
Student B:  “The Bridge of Spies”
Student A:  “Who’s in it?”   (….What’s it about? Where did you see it? Did you see it in English? etc)

Student A’s questions

  • So far this year what’s the most interesting book you’ve read?
  • Who was the last person you rang or texted on your phone?
  • What’s the best new song you’ve listened to recently?
  • When did you last go to a picnic or a barbecue with friends?
  • What was the most useful course you took last year? (eg. computing, languages, driving, etc)
  • What’s the most exciting city you’ve ever visited?
  • When did you last use the Internet to practise your English? 
    ✄………………………………….✄………………………………….✄…………………………..

Student B

Below you have a set of questions to ask Student A, and Student A has a set of questions too. Take it in turns to ask each other these questions and try to ask follow-up questions to the answers the other student gives.

Here’s an example: 

Student A: What’s the best film you’ve seen so far this year?
Student B:  “The Bridge of Spies”
Student A:  “Who’s in it?”   (….What’s it about? Where did you see it? Did you see it in English? etc)

Student B’s questions

  • What’s the best TV programme or series you’ve watched so far this year?
  • When did you last go out with friends? 
  • What’s one of the worst films you’ve ever seen?
  • Who was the last person who sent you an email?
  • What was the best thing you did last year?
  • (If it’s after 4pm ask:) Have you had a productive day today?
  • (If it’s before 4pm ask:) Did you have a productive day yesterday?
  • What’s the most useful English word or phrase you’ve learnt lately?
English Practice

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In a few days I’ll be hosting my FREE 30-day challenge, which aims to get you on track for making English a part of your daily routine.

🚀 What’s the Challenge? 🚀:

The challenge is to Connect with English for 60 minutes a day for 30 days.

🔹 Our ‘meeting point’ will be my free PractisePlenty Facebook Group (Go to my EnglishSmarts Facebook page and click on the ‘Visit Group’ button to join)

🔹 I’ll be in the PractisePlenty FB group every day during November, supporting you, encouraging you, and giving you tips and ideas on how to get your daily dose of English.

🔹 If you are interested in participating and giving your English a big healthy boost, let me know in the comment section below.

🔹Stay tuned for further details!

Vocabulary Quiz

EnglishSmarts CT Quiz 676


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 pour gas on the _____

🔹 a baptism of _____

🔹 to fight _____ with _____

How you can show your support

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