Vocabulary Quiz

EnglishSmarts CT Quiz 682

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

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🔹 for what it’s _____

🔹 to be _____ the wait

🔹 it’s not _____ the money it’s written on



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Grammar Exercises

Verb Forms (1)

Complete the sentences with the correct form of ‘go’

1. Last night we __________ out with some friends from work.

2. Did you __________ to the match on Saturday?

3. We __________ to the cinema this evening. Do you want to come?

4. If you go to the shops this morning, I __________ with you if that’s okay.

5. I get up as soon as my alarm clock __________ off.

6. I’m not used to __________ to bed so late.

7. We’re thinking of __________ to New Zealand next year.

8. If I had known the party was going to be so boring, I wouldn’t __________.

9. She used to __________ horse riding when she was little.

10. You can learn English without __________ to an English-speaking country.





Answers

1. went
2. go
3. ‘re going
4. ‘ll go
5. goes
6. going
7. going
8. have gone
9. go
10. going


Vocabulary Quiz

EnglishSmarts CT Quiz 681

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

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🔹 to be made of _____

🔹 to throw ____ down the drain

🔹 to have more _____ than sense

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Grammar Exercises

Spot the Mistakes (43)

Which of these sentences are grammatically incorrect? Find the mistakes and correct them. Scroll down for the answers.

1. We’d better take an umbrella in case it will rain.

2. Take my advise – stay away from that guy.

3. Marco drinks a great deal of coffee.

4. I wish I hadn’t spent so much money.

5. Emily is doing a six-weeks online course.

6. It’s time you start your homework.

7. Let me know when are you arriving.





Answers

1. We’d better take an umbrella in case it rains.
2. Take my advice – stay away from that guy.
3. ✅
4. ✅
5. Emily is doing a six-week online course.
6. It’s time you started/were starting your homework.
7. Let me know when you are arriving.


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?