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Informal Contractions Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on our Informal Contractions page.
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English Alphabet Quiz
Tests material covered on EnglishClub's English Alphabet page. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
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Japanese Women Sign #KuToo Petition
Listen to news in easy English ~ Japanese Women Sign #KuToo Petition

Mistakes in ESL Writing Quiz
Tests material covered on EnglishClub's page on Six Common Mistakes in ESL Writing. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
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Reading Terms Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests words listed in our Reading Terms glossary.
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Canada To Ban Single Use Plastics by 2021
Pre-Listening Vocabulary ban: to disallow harmful: causing damage coast: the edge where land meets water confirm: to state that something is true cutlery: tools for eating with (e.g., forks, knives, spoons) responsible for: having a duty; in charge of Canada To Ban Harmful Single-Use Plastics by 2021 Canada’s prime minister announced this week that Canada […]

Paper Sizes Vocabulary
Paper sizes around the world are divided mostly into:
1. The International system (ISO)
Most countries worldwide (except USA and Canada)
2. The North American system (ANSI)
Mostly USA and Canada
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Woman with Keen Sense of Smell Helps Parkinson’s Researchers
Listen to news in easy English ~ Woman with Keen Sense of Smell Helps Parkinson's Researchers

Agreeing and Disagreeing Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on our Agreeing and Disagreeing in English pages.
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Greetings Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on our Greetings in English pages.
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NEWS QUIZ – May 2019
This quiz is based on EnglishClub’s Weekly News for May 2019.

How to Address People Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on our How to Address People in English page.
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Speaking Terms Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests words listed in our Speaking Terms glossary.
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Listening Terms Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests words listed in our Listening Terms glossary.
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McDonald’s Partners with US Embassy in Austria
Listen to news in easy English ~ McDonald's Partners with US Embassy in Austria

The Guardian Adopts Stronger Language for Environmental Issues
Listen to news in easy English ~ The Guardian Adopts Stronger Language for Environmental Issues

Contractions Pronunciation Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests material taught on our Contractions Pronunciation page.
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Sentence Stress Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests your understanding of sentence stress rules of English pronunciation.
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Australian Banknote Features Typo
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Australian Banknote Features Typo

Prepositions of Movement Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on our Vocabulary section's Prepositions of Movement page.
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Meghan & Harry Announce Birth of Royal Baby
Pre-Listening Vocabulary speculation: the formation of a theory throne: the position of head monarch title: a word that describes a person’s honour or rank (e.g., Queen) easel: a fancy holder for an important document or piece of art Meghan & Harry Announce Birth of Royal Baby Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle announced the […]

Canada Adopts Ugly Packaging for Cigarettes
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Canada Adopts Ugly Packaging for Cigarettes

NEWS QUIZ – April 2019
This quiz is based on EnglishClub’s Weekly News for April 2019.

WHO Pilots World’s First Malaria Vaccine
Pre-Listening Vocabulary WHO: the World Health Organization pilot: to test vaccine: a substance that provides protection against a disease dose: a single amount of medicine insecticide: a substance that keeps insects away in conjunction: together WHO Pilots World’s First Malaria Vaccine Malawi, , and Ghana are the first countries to take part in a trial […]

Complex Catenative Construction
When a catenative verb has an object, the object usually comes between the catenative verb and second verb, creating a more complex construction, like this: I want him to study harder.

Catenative Verbs ⛓
A main verb (ie lexical verb, not auxiliary or modal) that can be followed by another main verb is known as a catenative verb.

A Light-Year is a Measure of Distance, not Time
Superb demo by NASA

”Florida Man” Google Search Goes Viral
Listen to news in easy English ~ "Florida Man" Google Search Goes Viral

Garden/Backyard vocabulary poster
Specially designed for English learners, these free British and American vocabulary posters are ideal for classroom use or at home in the bedroom
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First Picture Taken of Massive Black Hole
Pre-Listening Vocabulary black hole: a dead star that sucks up objects in space telescope: an instrument that shows close-up pictures of stars and planets massive: very large or heavy astronomer: a person who studies space keep under wraps: to keep hidden or secret theoretical: based on calculations rather than physical proof First Picture Taken of […]

Berlitz German Coastguard
One of the funniest commercials ever
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The Boy with a Fake Smile Finds Fame in China
Listen to news in easy English. ~ The Boy with a Fake Smile Finds Fame in China

NEWS QUIZ – March 2019
This quiz is based on EnglishClub’s Weekly News for March 2019.

Human Speech System Quiz🤔
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the Human Speech System page.
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Pronunciation Quizzes
Try these fun pronunciation quizzes for ESL learners to test your understanding of pronunciation. All quizzes have answers available.
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Man Gets Even After Fence Dispute
Pre-Listening Vocabulary get even: to take revenge dispute: a disagreement or conflict unique: very different; not normal reserved: saved for a specific person or group naked: having no clothes on; bare mannequin: a human-like figure used to display clothing that is for sale nosy: paying too much attention to someone else’s life bylaw: a law […]

NBA Star Supports “Egg Boy” for Standing Up to Racism
Listen to news in easy English ~ NBA Star Supports 'Egg Boy' for Standing Up to Racism

Pronunciation Terms Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests words listed in our Pronunciation Terms glossary.
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Prepositions Vocabulary Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the EnglishClub prepositions pages.
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Online English Lessons
Gymglish offers online English lessons through daily e-mails. Each lesson introduces you to a new chapter of the Delavigne saga in San Francisco, with a touch of humor, Business English, a variety of accents and more. Test 15 days for free (no obligation to buy).

Writing Quizzes
Try these writing quizzes for ESL learners to test your English writing skills. All quizzes have answers available.
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Vocabulary Quizzes updated
Test your vocabulary with these fun online quizzes. Choose from hundreds of interactive quizzes listed by topic, word class, or graded level. All correct answers are provided and scores are displayed after finishing each quiz.

Grammar Quizzes updated
Try these grammar quizzes for ESL learners to test your understanding of grammar. All quizzes have answers available.
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Great Lake Granted “Right to Exist”
Pre-Listening Vocabulary the Great Lakes: a group of interconnected freshwater lakes along the Canada-US border bill: a proposed law pollution: the introduction of harmful substances to an environment referendum: a special vote about a specific issue flourish: to grow in a healthy way ecosystem: a group of plants and animals and the living space they […]

Human Speech System
The words we speak travel through air, carried by vibrations in the air. To create those air vibrations, we have an amazing speech system, which is much more than just our mouths.
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Discovered Dr. Seuss Story To Be Published this Fall
Pre-Listening Vocabulary publish: to print and share with readers beloved: loved by many aka: also known as manuscript: a written copy of text (before publication) commission: to assign a job to a creator enthusiast: one who has an interest or passion for something sculpt: to shape into art Discovered Dr. Seuss Story To Be Published […]

Adverb Position
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Kinds of Adverbs
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Six Preposition Rules Quiz
You can do this grammar quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the Six Preposition Rules page.
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NEWS QUIZ – February 2019
This quiz is based on EnglishClub’s Weekly News for February 2019.

Mom Hands Out Goodie Bags for Long Flight
Pre-Listening Vocabulary goodie bag: a small surprise bag of treats in advance: before an event occurs gesture: an action that expresses meaning not make a peep: to not make a sound fellow: in the same position or activity Mom Hands Out Goodie Bags for Long Flight A mom prepared 200 goodie bags for her fellow […]

From tragedy to drama to satire to farce??
Or do we even know the difference?

Comparative Adjectives Quiz
You can do this grammar quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the Comparative Adjectives page.
Comparative Adjectives Quiz

Relative Pronouns
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Indefinite Pronouns Quiz
You can do this grammar quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the Indefinite Pronouns page.
Indefinite Pronouns Quiz

3 Ways to Teach English Online So You Can Earn More
This article is about three ways an English teacher can expand their teaching business online by applying to a company, freelancing, or creating a course.

Russia To Ban Smartphones for Military
Listen to news in easy English ~ Russia To Ban Smartphones for Military

Interrogative Pronouns
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8 Ways to Sound More Like an American When You Speak English
Some surprising mistakes can keep you from sounding like a native U.S. English speaker. Here's how to fix them.

Possessive Pronouns
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Demonstrative Pronouns
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Writing Glossary Quiz
Tests material covered on EnglishClub's Writing Glossary. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
Writing Glossary Quiz

Personal Pronouns Quiz
You can do this grammar quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the Personal Pronouns page.
Personal Pronouns Quiz

Typing Signs and Writing Symbols Quiz
Tests material covered on EnglishClub's Typing Signs and Writing Symbols page. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
Symbols Quiz

Rare Black Leopard Caught on Camera
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Rare Black Leopard Caught on Camera

What’s your New Year’s Resolution 2019?
New year, new start. Have you made any New Year’s resolutions for the coming year?

Entertainment Companies Fail to Compete with Fortnite
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Entertainment Companies Fail to Compete with Fortnite

NEWS QUIZ – January 2019
This quiz is based on EnglishClub’s Weekly News for January 2019.

World’s Loneliest Frog Gets Valentine’s Date
Listen to news in easy English. ~ World's Loneliest Frog Gets Valentine's Date

Typing signs and writing symbols, eg * # & % $
In addition to punctuation marks—which we use to separate written sentences and parts of sentences, and to make their meaning clear—English also uses a number of symbols and signs that act as abbreviations or have their own meaning.
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