Archive for August, 2016

Afraid, scared, frightened and terrified

August 31st, 2016 in Improve English

These words have very similar meanings and are often used interchangeably.

  • The frightful howls scared us. / The frightful howls terrified us.

Admirable, admiration, admire

August 30th, 2016 in Words

Admirable (adjective)

If something is admirable, it is worthy of admiration.

Synonyms of admirable: praiseworthy, commendable, estimable, laudable etc.

Antonyms of admirable: disappointing, deplorable, worthless, faulty, reprehensible etc.

Antonyms worksheet

August 29th, 2016 in Vocabulary

Against each key word are given five suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

1. Keen


August 28th, 2016 in Words

Break someone’s heart

To break someone’s heart is to make them really sad.

  • Peter broke his mother’s heart, when he failed his test.

Vocabulary exercise

August 28th, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. She is very old but she still possesses a …………….. memory.

a) bright
b) sharp
c) poor
d) surprising

Rewrite correctly

August 27th, 2016 in English Learning

Rewrite the following sentences correctly.

1. He was carrying too many luggages.

2. Have you got any new informations?

3. This material is more soft than that.

Vocabulary exercise

August 26th, 2016 in English Quiz

Write the missing words in the sentences using the correct form of the words in the brackets.

1. English is one of the most popular …………….. languages. (globe)