Archive for the ‘Vocabulary’ Category

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.

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

Vocabulary exercise

July 1st, 2014 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. You must not —————– important facts about your health from your doctor.

a) conceal

b) console

Vocabulary exercise | gap fills

June 26th, 2014 in Vocabulary

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

1. Melvin ……………….. visits Sydney to meet his sister. (occasion)

Vocabulary | Gap Fills

June 22nd, 2014 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using one of the given options.

1. ………………….. makes one perfect.

a) Practice

b) Practise

2. He will stay here …………………….. you come.

Confusing words exercise

June 20th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences.

1. Nowadays these trees do not ………………… much fruit.

a) bear

b) bare

2. The judge found him ………………… of stealing and sent him to prison.

Opposites exercise

May 19th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Each sentence given below contains an underlined word and a blank space. You have to fill in the blank using a word opposite in meaning to the underlined word.