Past simple exercises:
lift noun (JOURNEY)
mistress noun (PARTNER)
toy boy noun [C]
trophy wife noun [C]
Food I didn’t like when I was younger:
Information about articles:
Games to test your articles knowledge
C2 to change the words of a text, especially a law or a legaldocument:MPs were urged to amend the law to prevent another oil tankerdisaster.In line 20, “men” should be amended (= changed) to “people“.Until the constitution is amended, the power to appoint ministerswill remain with the president.
› feeling worried about something that you are going to do or that is going to happen:I’m very apprehensive about tomorrow’s meeting.I’ve invited a lot of people to the party, but I’m a little apprehensive that no one will come.
› [C] a bad person who harms other people or breaks thelaw:Some people believe that Richard III was not the villain he isgenerally thought to have been.He’s either a hero or a villain, depending on your point of view.
B2 fixed, certain, or clear:The date for the meeting is now definite: 5 March .She has very definite opinions.We need a definite answer by tomorrow.“Are you sure I’m invited too?” “Yes, Dan was very definite aboutit on the phone.”There’s been a definite improvement in your English since you came here.
B1 a type of plant whose leaves are used in cooking to giveflavour to particular dishes or in making medicine:dried/fresh herbsBasil, oregano, thyme, and rosemary are all herbs.A large range of herbs and spices are used in South Asiancooking.
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C2 a comparison between things that have similar features, often used to help explain a principle or idea:He drew an analogy between the brain and a vast computer.It is sometimes easier to illustrate an abstract concept by analogywith (= by comparing it with) something concrete.
Fast, careful, pay attention to detail, keep an eye on the time, don’t go too fast and crash!
Most importantly. You don’t want your heartbeat like this:
Explanation of future in the past here: http://www.englishpage.com/verbpage/futureinpast.html
Future in the Past is used to express the idea that in the past you thought something would happen in the future. It does not matter if you are correct or not. Future in the Past follows the same basic rules as the Simple Future. “Would” is used to volunteer or promise, and “was going to” is used to plan. Moreover, both forms can be used to make predictions about the future.
Future in the past:
The X–Seed 4000 is the tallest building ever fully envisioned, meaning that the designs for construction have been completed but it was never built. It was meant to be big enough to have an entire city inside.
B1 lasting for a long time or for ever:She is looking for a permanent place to stay.Are you looking for a temporary or a permanent job?The disease can cause permanent damage to the brain.A semi-permanent hair dye will wash out after about threemonths.He entered the United States in 1988 as a permanent residentbecause of his marriage to a U.S. citizen.
C2 forming the base, from which everything else develops:We need to make fundamental changes to the way in which we treat our environment.It’s one of the fundamental differences between men and women.The school is based on the fundamental principle that all childrenshould reach their full potential.Diversity is of fundamental importance to all ecosystems and alleconomies.
blood is thicker than water:
a butty: A Northern English slang word for a sandwich
Columns in text:
A glossary, also known as a vocabulary, or clavis, is an alphabetical list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms. Traditionally, aglossary appears at the end of a book and includes terms within that book that are either newly introduced, uncommon, or specialized.
The passive voice (Simple past) 1 (B/I)
The passive voice (Simple past) 2 (B/I) NEW
The passive voice (S. present) 1 (I)
The passive voice (S. present) 2 (I)
The passive voice (Mixed) 1 (B)
The passive voice (Mixed) 2 (I)
The passive voice (Mixed) 3 (A)
Reported Speech (Mixed tenses) 1 (I)
Reported Speech (Mixed tenses) 2 (I)
Reported Speech (Mixed tenses) 3 (I)
Reported Speech (Mixed tenses) 4 (I)
Reported Speech (Commands) 1 (I)
Reported Speech (Commands) 2 (I)
monitor verb [T]
C1 to watch and check a situation carefully for a period oftime in order to discover something about it:The new findings suggest that women ought to monitor theircholesterol levels.The CIA were monitoring (= secretly listening to) his phone calls.
C2 Someone who is accountable is completely responsiblefor what they do and must be able to give a satisfactoryreason for it:She is accountable only to the managing director.The recent tax reforms have made government more accountablefor its spending.Politicians should be accountable to the public who elected them.
› the careful watching of a person or place, especially by the police or army, because of a crime that hashappened or is expected:The police have kept the nightclub under surveillance because ofsuspected illegal drug activity.More banks are now installing surveillance cameras.
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Think about what you could create and how you make your first million dollars doing it.
But first you will need to use comparatives, superlatives and adverbs to describe your product.
Introduction and Discussion Discuss the following questions
• Do you think that skateboarding is a good form of transport? Why/why not?
• Can you think of any other types of lightweight, easy to use methods?
• Do you think it is important to create new types of transport? Why/why not?
B1 working or operating quickly and effectively in anorganized way:The city’s transport system is one of the most efficient in Europe.We need someone really efficient who can organize the office and make it run smoothly.
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B2 [U] a feeling of energetic interest in a particular subjector activity and an eagerness to be involved in it:One of the good things about teaching young children is theirenthusiasm.After the accident he lost his enthusiasm for the sport.I just can’t work up (= start to feel) any enthusiasm for the wholeproject.
Incorrect: We will meet Friday July 15.
(Word Friday followed by another word, July–comma needed)Correct: We will meet Friday, July 15.
Incorrect: October 31, 1517 is one of the most significant dates in history.
(The comma between the two numbers is OK, but a second comma is needed after the last item, 1517.)
Correct: October 31, 1517, is one of the most significant dates in history.
Incorrect: October, 1517, was a major month in history.
(No commas needed because word October is followed by a number, 1517.)
Correct: October 1517 was a major month in history.
If the parts of the date are connected by a preposition, no comma is needed.
Incorrect: On a Sunday, in December 1941, the U.S. found itself in World War II.
(No comma needed since the preposition in is there.)Correct: On a Sunday in December 1941, the U.S. found itself in World War II.