Archive for the ‘Vocabulary’ Category

Vocabulary exercise

August 19th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Test your range of vocabulary with this exercise.

1. A …………………… is unlikely to be faithful to his spouse.

a) philanthropist

b) philanderer

c) philologist

Vocabulary exercise

August 13th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Test your knowledge of English vocabulary with this exercise.

1. To belittle somebody is to …………………. them.

a) titillate

b) disparage

c) adulate

Vocabulary exercise

August 6th, 2014 in Vocabulary

1. Which of the following words can be used to refer to a man about town?

a) Viviparous

b) Vivacious

c) Bon vivant

d) Joie de vivre

Achieve, manage and cope

July 30th, 2014 in Vocabulary

The words achieve, manage and cope have similar meanings, but they are not usually interchangeable.

This vocabulary exercise tests your ability to use these words correctly.

Vocabulary exercise | gap fills

July 20th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.

1. The idea has lost its ……………….. (novel).

2. Her neighbors were ………………. (envy) of her success.

Vocabulary exercise | gap fills

July 18th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.

1. We have to ……………….. (mobile) support for the project.

Latin phrases in English

July 16th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Several Latin phrases have become an integral part of English vocabulary. Here are some Latin phrases everyone should know.

a priori – from what comes before