Looking for a new job? Then you might want to brush up on your business English vocabulary in order to make the best impression possible on your next job interview. Learning the most accurate business vocabulary, phrases, expressions, and jargon is very important if you want to find a job in the English speaking world. At this website you’ll find exercises that will help you learn the vocabulary most commonly used in the medical field, information technology, accounting, sales and marketing, as well as general business terms.
Now that your belly is filled with leftover turkey, you’ve enjoyed a little afternoon football game with the family, and perhaps even scored some awesome Black Friday shopping deals…it’s time to get back to learning some English! In keeping with the Thanksgiving holiday theme; however, let’s take a moment to find out how much you’ve learned about this popular holiday by reading a short article about Thanksgiving and taking the quiz to see how much you understood.
But then…it’s back to the leftovers!!!
English can be confusing for second language learners because there are so many similar words to choose from. Unfortunately, the only way to improve your English fluency is to practice, practice, practice! So, try taking these quizzes to help you with some commonly confused English words. After you complete each quiz, look up the ones you got wrong in the dictionary to learn what the word means and how to use it properly. You can also check out the last link that has a database of over 3000 confusing words with examples of how to use them correctly.
Need to add some more vocabulary words to your studies? In order to become fluent in English, you need to learn new vocabulary words every day and use them in conversations. Get a notebook, some flashcards, or use a computer program like Word or Excel, and add at least five new English words every day. Look up their definitions in the dictionary, write them in sentences, add them to your daily conversations, and practice their pronunciation. This will help you remember and understand them quickly.
Do you truly understand what you’re reading? Comprehending or “understanding” what you are reading is very important when learning to speak English. The more you read the more you will learn and the better you will understand how English is spoken. So, try reading these short articles and then answering the questions below. Don’t worry if you don’t understand everything at first, just keep trying and soon you will find that you are reading, speaking, and understanding English better and better every day.
The link below will help those ESL students who are at the intermediate level with their reading comprehension skills. Read each article, study the vocabulary, and then take the quiz at the end of each article to see how well you understood what was being discussed. Comprehending or fully “understanding” what you are reading in English is an important skill that will help you to become a fluent English speaker!
Here you will find several dozen articles that you can practice reading for English comprehension. After each article there is a quiz that will test your comprehension skills. These reading examples are for the advanced ESL learner and will help you prepare for the TOEFL, GED, or other college level classes and exams that require advanced reading comprehension skills.
Want to take a quick break from your studies by playing a fun quiz? Then take a few moments to do this word search puzzle and find the 15 hidden colors that are lost in the puzzle grid. You might want to print it out to make it easier to search. The first link is the puzzle itself and the second link shows you where the colors are hidden in the puzzle.
Here’s a quick quiz you can take to practice your understanding of easily confused words in the English language. Two choices are given in each sentence, so simply choose the word that you think is the most correct for that sentence.
The first link is the quiz and the second link is the quiz with just the correct answers showing.
The Urban Dictionary is one that offers definitions and explanations for common and current slang words and phrases. It is updated daily and there are nearly 4 million slang terms in the database. You can look words up alphabetically, choose a random word, or sign up for the daily email that will teach you a new slang term every day.
In order to become a fluent English writer, you need to be able to spell English words correctly. This can be a challenge for second language students because there are a lot of exceptions to the spelling rules. If you want to improve your English spelling skills, you need to practice, and you can do just that by visiting this spelling/vocabulary quiz page. There are over 150 quizzes, so have fun!
In order to improve your English vocabulary, you should be learning new words every single day and practicing them until you know what they mean, how to pronounce them, and how to properly use them. Start out by learning these academic words and trying to memorize each set of 60 words every week.