Now we have a little bit more time to practice your English in a fun way on your mobile devices, so I selected a few games, apps or websites where you can compete against yourself or other learners all over the world.
First to come is an app called Quiz your English, an excellent way of practicing your grammar and vocabulary skills, it’s fun and not that easy. A lot of it is is free and I think it’s an excellent way to prepare exams.
Then, another app and website called Memrise, it focuses on vocabulary and enables you to learn, discover and make lists.
Battaking, is another app to help you learn new words by matching them to images. This one is simpler, but simple is not bad and there are words you may not know.
Games to learn English offers a variety of games.
The British Council offers courses, exercises and games to improve your language skills.
Have fun and enjoy your holidays.
We worked on the following video:
And here are some follow-up exercises, first some vocabulary that you can learn and test yourself on HERE
Then a simple exercise to check your knowledge of relative pronouns HERE
And finally, if you want to know a little bit more about the four United States Presidents represented on Mount Rushmore, three out of which were considered to be surveyors. You can read this short article:
Who was left out?
All right you’re a little less than one month away from your exam. I’m sure you don’t worry too much about the English part of it. Indeed there is not much to do in the last days before you take it.
However, there are a few things you can do to refresh your grammar, methods and your vocabulary besides practicing on mock exams, and you will find plenty HERE.
Here is a selection of exercises, websites and tips which you may find helpful.
First some words to help you understand the instructions, and do what you are expected to do!
You can test your knowledge of the 100 most common irregular verbs HERE and check the complete list of 638 irregular verbs HERE
128 words to use instead of VERY
Verbs, Verbs, Verbs: you have the paper version and here you can train or test yourself on a quiz. Be careful not to forget the punctuation, otherwise, you will be wrong.
And finally, for today, my favorite way of testing myself is a little game I told you about in class I can play on my phone Quiz your English-Cambridge English