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Collocations | EnglishClub

Collocations for English learners. These pages explain collocations and why they are important. With collocations lists and quizzes.
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Vocabulary Activities and Tools For English Language Learners
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English Vocabulary For Job Applications and Interviews

English Vocabulary For Job Applications and Interviews | English Word Power | Scoop.it

Job search and interview vocabulary for ESOL students and other adult learners. A list of English words that are commonly used when searching and applying for work and attending interviews, with definitions provided to illustrate their meanings. Part of a free online series of lessons on English in the workplace. Suitable for classroom use or self study at home.

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TV Genres - English Words for Different Types of TV Shows

TV Genres - English Words for Different Types of TV Shows | English Word Power | Scoop.it

Learn English words for popular television programmes, such as sports, travel, drama, cookery, etc. A word list with clear, simple definitions and examples. Includes adjectives for describing different types of TV shows and names for various kinds of television programmes. Scroll down the page to complete a vocabulary quiz on TV show genres.

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Film Awards and The Oscars

Film Awards and The Oscars | English Word Power | Scoop.it

A vocabulary lesson about film awards and the Oscars for adult English language students and young learners, with related vocabulary, a dictionary skills activity, a speaking and a listening exercise. Part of a free series of online lessons for ESL learners about film and cinema.

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Spring - Picture Vocabulary

Spring - Picture Vocabulary | English Word Power | Scoop.it

English words for talking about Spring - a simple vocabulary list with pictures for ESL beginners and kids. Part of a free series of English lessons about seasons and weather.

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At The Movies

At The Movies | English Word Power | Scoop.it

Learn English words for talking about films and cinema with this picture word bank. A vocabulary matching quiz on the same topic is also available here: http://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/cinema/picture-quiz.html

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Action Verbs

Action Verbs | English Word Power | Scoop.it

A simple picture vocabulary word list & follow on quiz for adult elementary English students and young learners. Word Bank: http://www.esolcourses.com/uk-english/beginners-grammar/action-verbs/picture-vocabulary.html Quiz: http://www.esolcourses.com/uk-english/beginners-grammar/action-verbs/picture-vocabulary-quiz.html


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#English Word of The Day: Eruption

#English Word of The Day: Eruption | English Word Power | Scoop.it

English word of the day: eruption (noun) - a powerful volcanic explosion. Learn and practise using more words for talking about volcanoes with our online word search: http://www.esolcourses.com/content/exercises/wordsearch/environment/word-search-2.html

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Climate Change & Global Warming

Climate Change & Global Warming | English Word Power | Scoop.it

An English vocabulary list of useful words and phrases to talk about global warming, the greenhouse effect and other issues that relate to climate change, with clear and simple explanations and examples for illustration.

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Giant Summer Word Search

Giant Summer Word Search | English Word Power | Scoop.it

(All Levels) Find the the 40 words connected with summer in this fun Word search. All words go either across or down...

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At The Beach - Online Crossword

At The Beach - Online Crossword | English Word Power | Scoop.it

An easy online crossword to practise spelling English words for things you might find at the seaside. Spot the hidden words in this easy interactive puzzle for adult English learners and kids. 

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St Patrick's Day

St Patrick's Day | English Word Power | Scoop.it

Test your knowledge of St Patrick's Day related vocabulary with this easy, fun quiz. Match the words to the correct pictures. A picture vocabulary word bank and more activities to go with this lesson can also be found here: http://www.esolcourses.com/topics/saint-patricks-day.html

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▶ British Slang "Quid"

What would you do if you won a million quid in the UK Lottery? learn some British English slang for talking about money

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Pancake Tuesday

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An easy picture matching quiz for beginners and Elementary level English learners, to practise recognising some simple English words for talking about Pancake Day. Match the pancake related words to the pictures. A picture vocabulary word list to accompany the activity is also available here: http://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/festivals/pancaketuesday/pancake-vocabulary.html

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Online Crossword Puzzles for English Learners

Online Crossword Puzzles for English Learners | English Word Power | Scoop.it
Free interactive crossword puzzles for young learners and English language students at all levels. Practise your English with these fun online word games and activities. Browse the menus on our site for hundreds more free English language exercises, quizzes and games and EFL lesson materials.
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How to speak like a true Brit

How to speak like a true Brit | English Word Power | Scoop.it
With more than 50 regional dialects in Britain alone, this accent map proves how tricky understanding English can be. Know your Cockney from your Geordie? Take the quiz to find out.

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English Phrases and Sayings With The Word 'Heart'

English Phrases and Sayings With The Word 'Heart' | English Word Power | Scoop.it

Learn popular idioms and expressions used by fluent English speakers that feature the word 'heart'. This online vocabulary lesson for Adult ESOL learners and academic English students will help you to expand your English vocabulary. Includes examples of how to use each phrase, for illustration.

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English Words for Talking About Illness and Health Related Conditions

English Words for Talking About Illness and Health Related Conditions | English Word Power | Scoop.it
English vocabulary list of useful words and phrases to talk about diseases, sickness, illness and feeling unwell, with example sentences and clear explanations to help put words and phrases into context.
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As it's colds and flu season in many countries, this vocabulary lesson for talking about sickness and feeling unwell may come in useful.

 

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As it's colds and flu season in many countries, this vocabulary lesson for talking about sickness and feeling unwell may come in useful.

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Telling Analog Time

Telling Analog Time | English Word Power | Scoop.it

In the UK, the clocks go forward by an hour today and British Summer Time (BST) begins. Practise telling the time in English with our simple picture matching quiz http://www.esolcourses.com/uk-english/beginners-course/unit-3/telling-the-time/telling-the-time-picture-quiz.html

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#English Word of the Day - Stationery

#English Word of the Day - Stationery | English Word Power | Scoop.it

A collective noun for writing tools & paper products. Learn some words for different types of stationery here: http://www.esolcourses.com/content/englishforwork/jobvocab/office/office-stationery-vocabulary.html


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#English word of the day - knit

#English word of the day - knit | English Word Power | Scoop.it

(irregular verb. past tense: knit/knitted) To make clothes from woollen yarn, using knitting needles.


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The Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games | English Word Power | Scoop.it

A collection of interactive vocabulary activities to learn and practise English words for competitive sports that feature in the Commonwealth Games, for adult English beginners, elementary learners and kids.

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Summer - Picture Vocabulary

Summer - Picture Vocabulary | English Word Power | Scoop.it

English words for talking about Summer - vocabulary list with pictures for ESL beginners and kids. Part of a free series of English lessons about seasons and weather. 

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"I'll get to that in just a minute."

"I'll get to that in just a minute." | English Word Power | Scoop.it
You're giving a presentation at work. One of your employees asks a question. You have slide in your presentation which answers that question, so you ask her to wait.
I'll get to that in just a minute.
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▶ British English Slang "Mate, Pal & Chum"

What do you like doing with your best chums? Where are some of your best pals in your English class from? British English Slang .

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"Nice to meet you. Welcome aboard!"

"Nice to meet you. Welcome aboard!" | English Word Power | Scoop.it
There's a new employee at your company. Your boss introduces her. You welcome her.
Nice to meet you. Welcome aboard!
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