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Canal Swimming Pools Open in Paris
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Canal Swimming Pools Open in Paris

What are Phrasal Verbs?
A phrasal verb is a phrase or expression that consists of a verb plus another word or two, like this…

WH Question Words
We use question words to ask certain types of questions (question word questions). We often refer to these words as WH words because they include the letters WH (for example WHy, HoW).

Minimal Pairs
A minimal pair is a pair of words that vary by only a single sound, usually meaning sounds that may confuse English learners, like the /f/ and /v/ in fan and van, or the /e/ and /ɪ/ in desk and disk

Massive Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctic Ice Shelf
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Massive Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctica

Minimal Pairs final /m/ and /n/
Below is a list of words that vary only by one ending with the sound /m/ and the other ending with the sound /n/. You can use this list to practise the sounds, or as a list of words to be careful in pronouncing.

Pronouncing the Alphabet
This section is about pronunciation. And this page is about pronunciation of the letters of the alphabet. In our Writing section you can see more about writing the letters of the alphabet.

Sports Idioms
Here are some common idioms based on sport and sports. Each entry includes the meaning of the idiom and shows the idiom in context in an example sentence. At the end is a sports idioms quiz to check your understanding.
sports idioms

Minimal Pairs final /k/ and /g/
Below is a list of words that vary only by one ending with the sound /k/ and the other ending with the sound /g/. You can use this list to practise the sounds, or as a list of words to be careful in pronouncing.

Geography Idioms
Here are some common idioms based on geography and weather. Each entry includes the meaning of the idiom and shows the idiom in context in an example sentence. At the end is a geography idioms quiz to check your understanding.
geography idioms

Telephone English Quiz
This quiz is based on the vocabulary in the telephone English pages.

Food Idioms
Here are some common idioms based on food and foods. Each entry includes the meaning of the idiom and shows the idiom in context in an example sentence. At the end is a food idioms quiz to check your understanding.
food idioms

North Korea Tests Intercontinental Missile
Listen to news in easy English. ~ North Korea Tests Intercontinental Missile

Suffixes Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on our Suffixes page.

Meetings Vocabulary Quiz
This quiz will check your understanding of words that you learned on the meetings vocabulary page.

Clothing Idioms
Here are some common idioms based on clothes and clothing. Each entry includes the meaning of the idiom and shows the idiom in context in an example sentence. At the end is a clothing idioms quiz to check your understanding.
clothing idioms

Autophagy of a Black Hole
The story goes back to the days, when the experts proclaimed: ‘Nothing escapes from a black hole’. So I put this statement in question. In a thought experiment a blacke hole might engulf itself – like the legendary ourobouros – of course it can not hold the %&$§’.. My experts – (CERN, Astronomy, Physics) had their fun. The drawing was dedicated to Felicitas Pauss (Austrian expert at CERN). Latin: Autophagia foraminis nigris

Minimal Pairs /d/ and /ʤ/
as in bad and badge. Below is a list of words that vary only by one having the sound /d/ and the other having the sound /ʤ/. You can use this list to practise the sounds, or as a list of words to be careful in pronouncing.

Animal Idioms
Here are some common idioms based on animals. Each entry includes the meaning of the idiom and shows the idiom in context in an example sentence. At the end is an animal idioms quiz to check your understanding.

Reading Exercise: Eco-Communities
Did you know that town planners, architects and builders are "going green" on a global scale? Read about an example of this in the reading practice exercise below. You can find the meaning of the words in bold in the vocabulary list under the text, and you can check your understanding by doing the Eco-Communities Comprehension Quiz.

Minimal Pairs /s/ and /θ/
as in sing and thing

NEWS QUIZ – June 2017
This quiz is based on EnglishClub’s Weekly News for June 2017.

Negotiation Vocabulary Quiz
This quiz will test your understanding of what you learned on the negotiation vocabulary page.

Reading Exercise: Endangered Species
Did you know that the Arctic is warming faster than any other place in the world? Find out what this means for our polar bears in this reading exercise. You can find the meaning of the words in bold by checking the vocabulary list below, and you can check your understanding by doing the Endangered Species Comprehension Quiz.

Minimal Pairs /f/ and /θ/
as in free and three

Colour Idioms
Here are some common idioms based on colour and colours. Each entry includes the meaning of the idiom and shows the idiom in context in an example sentence. You can also try our colour idioms quiz to check your understanding, and listen to the Colour Idioms Song.
colour idioms

Reading Exercise: Pollution
Did you know that pollution causes premature death all over the world? Learn about the main types of pollution and their associated health risks in this reading exercise. You can find the meaning of the words in bold by checking the vocabulary list below, and you can check your understanding by doing the Pollution Comprehension Quiz.

Reading Exercise: The Disappearing Honeybee
Did you know that the honeybee is disappearing? This reading tells us how this problem could change the world and affect our future. Before reading, learn the vocabulary in the list below. After reading, do the comprehension quiz to check your understanding.

Drug Addiction in Iran Has Doubled
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Drug Addiction in Iran Has Doubled

UN Reports Record Number of Displaced People
Listen to news in easy English. ~ UN Reports Record Number of Displaced People