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Canadians May Be Denied US Entry for Legal Pot Use
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Canadians Could Be Denied US Entry for Legal Pot Use

Popular Music Genres Quiz
Tests comprehension and vocabulary on EnglishClub's page about Popular Music Genres. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
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Google Fights ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Extension
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Google Fights 'Right To Be Forgotten' Extension

Move Forward. Ditch the Negativity
This is an article that I wrote about my teaching experience. It's about moving forward and ditching the negativity.

Proper Adjectives
a Trumpian tweet, a Shakespearian play, the Thai baht, French cars. Each of the four preceding examples contains an adjective (Trumpian, Shakespearian, Thai, French) and you will immediately note that each adjective is capitalized—it starts with a capital letter.
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One Million Evacuated In Japan Due To Typhoon
Listen to news in easy English ~ One Million Evacuated In Japan Due To Typhoon

Food and Health Vocabulary Quiz
Tests comprehension and vocabulary from EnglishClub's page on Food and Health Vocabulary. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
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Restaurant Vocabulary Quiz
Tests comprehension and vocabulary from EnglishClub's page on Restaurant Vocabulary. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
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Dining Vocabulary Quiz
Tests comprehension and vocabulary from EnglishClub's page on Dining Vocabulary. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
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NEWS QUIZ – August 2018
This quiz is based on EnglishClub’s Weekly News for August 2018.

Months of the Year
The table below shows the months of the year used in English-speaking countries and many other parts of the world. The list shows the order of the months, starting from January (month 1).
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Kitchens and Kitchenware Vocabulary Quiz
Tests comprehension and vocabulary from EnglishClub's page on Kitchens and Kitchenware Vocabulary. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
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Female Tennis Player Gets Controversial Code Violation
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Female Tennis Player Gets Controversial Code Violation

Cooking Vocabulary Quiz
Tests comprehension and vocabulary from EnglishClub's page on Cooking Vocabulary. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
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Types of Food Quiz
Tests comprehension and vocabulary from EnglishClub's page on Types of Food. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
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Online Advertising Terms
This page lists words and expressions used to talk about online advertising, that is Internet advertising on websites.
Cartoon: online advertising

95-Year-Old Former Nazi Camp Guard Deported from US
Listen to news in easy English. ~ 95-Year-Old Nazi Labour Camp Guard Deported from NYC

5 Common Subject-Verb Agreement Mistakes of ESL Students
It's not always easy to get the verb and the subject to agree in terms of number. Even native speakers sometimes get that wrong.

Present Perfect Continuous
The Present Perfect Continuous uses two auxiliary verbs together with a main verb. In this lesson we look at the structure and use of the Present Perfect Continuous tense, as well as the use of for and since, followed by a quiz to check your understanding.
structure: present perfect continuous tense

Seattle Airport Worker Steals and Crashes Plane
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Seattle Airport Worker Steals and Crashes Plane

Food and Health Vocabulary
Find out how food affects health and learn English vocabulary related to nutrition and malnutrition, healthy and unhealthy diets, obesity, etc. Includes illustrations and a vocabulary list with example sentences.
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5 Ideas for Teaching English One-on-One
Individualized instruction provides a unique opportunity to truly engage a student in a lesson. Here are a few ideas to help you teach one-on-one!

Enforcing English in Elementary EFL Games
A game-design method for keeping elementary students on task during game play

Conflict between Saudi Arabia and Canada Sparked by Tweet
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Conflict between Saudi Arabia and Canada Sparked by Tweet

Mosquito Experiment Halts Dengue Fever
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Mosquito Experiment Halts Dengue Fever

NEWS QUIZ – July 2018
This quiz is based on EnglishClub’s Weekly News for July 2018.

Should Facebook control what art you see?
Sir Peter Paul Rubens was a European artist who lived from 1577 to 1640. He is world-famous for his paintings, many of which include nude and semi-naked people and cherubs. Rubens’ works of nudity are displayed in museums and art galleries all over the world, but one place where you cannot see them is on […]

Wildfires Tear Through Greece
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Wildfires Tear Through Greece

Present Perfect Tense
In this lesson we look at the structure and use of the Present Perfect tense, as well as the use of for and since, followed by a quiz to check your understanding.
Structure - present perfect tense

What do you think when you look at this map?
World Map

Sonnet On Seeing a Piece of our Heavy Artillery Brought into Action
This sonnet (a poem of 14 lines) is by Wilfred Owen—perhaps the most famous of the First World War English poets. It concerns "a piece of our heavy artillery"—in other words a large gun or cannon.
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Obama Kicks Off 100th Birthday Celebration for Nelson Mandela
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Obama Kicks Off 100th Birthday Celebration for Nelson Mandela

England Loses to Croatia in World Cup Semi-Final
Listen to news in easy English. ~ England Loses to Croatia in World Cup Semi-Final

Vocabulary of Thai Food
Many food experts say Thailand has one of the world's great cuisines, so if you love food you should definitely try it. Whether you do this by visiting Thailand or by going to Thai restaurants in your home country, you're sure to find dishes you like. And you might even discover some of the most delicious food you've ever eaten!
Thai Food Vocab

More than 100 Politicians Killed Ahead of Mexico Elections
Listen to news in easy English. ~ More than 100 Politicians Killed Ahead of Mexico Elections

NEWS QUIZ – June 2018
This quiz is based on EnglishClub’s Weekly News for June 2018.

Thai Teens Trapped in Flooded Caves
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Thai Teens Trapped in Flooded Caves

Writing Skills Guide
Advice and tips to improve your English writing skills. Tips and strategies for better English writing. Succeed at English writing tests.
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Conditional Sentences
IF IT RAINS, I WILL STAY HOME. That's a conditional! Learn 1st, 2nd, 3rd and zero conditionals in English, with example sentences + quizzes.
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English Phonetic Spelling Alphabet
Now with audio: When speaking on the telephone or in noisy environments, it is sometimes useful to spell a word using the English Phonetic Spelling Alphabet. To spell "CLUB", for example, you would say: "C for Charlie, L for Lima, U for Uniform, B for Bravo."
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Japan Fans Tidy Up After World Cup Match
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Japan Fans Tidy Up After World Cup Match

Worksheet Maker
Make your own printable PDF worksheets with the EnglishClub Worksheet Maker. You can print out your worksheets FREE on A4/US paper sizes and photocopy for the class—including automatic answersheets.
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Trump and Kim Meet Face-to-Face in Singapore
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Trump and Kim Meet Face-to-Face in Singapore

comprise OR be comprised of?
COMPRISE and BE COMPRISED OF both mean consist of or be made up of. Examples: This book comprises 20 pages. The house is comprised of five rooms. The expression COMPRISE OF is incorrect in standard English.
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bought OR brought?
The words bought and brought have very different meanings, but they are often confused—even by native English speakers.
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Whale Dies After Eating More Than 80 Plastic Bags
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Whale Dies After Eating More Than 80 Plastic Bags

I am not a number
I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered. My life is my own. For official purposes everyone has a number. Yours is number six. I am not a number. I am a person. Six of one, half-a-dozen of another. Is this, is this what they did to you? Is this how […]

The Vocabulary of Mexican Food
Learn English vocabulary about Mexican food and eating out in Mexican restaurants. With pictures of Mexican dishes and a vocabulary list with example sentences. For ESL learners.
Mexican food

NEWS QUIZ – May 2018
This quiz is based on EnglishClub’s Weekly News for May 2018.

Human “Spiderman” Earns French Citizenship
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Human "Spiderman" Earns French Citizenship

Discuss: How would you give away $1,000,000?
Imagine this: somebody gives you $1 million on condition that you donate it anonymously to a stranger or to a good cause of your choice. What would you do? How would you dispose of it? (Please leave your ideas in the Comments box below ↓) on condition that (phrase): with the stipulation that donate (verb): […]

Royal Wedding Described as “Diverse” and “Inclusive”
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Royal Wedding Described as "Diverse" and "Inclusive"

The Vocabulary of Indian Food
Learn English vocabulary about Indian food and eating out in Indian restaurants. With pictures of Indian dishes and a vocabulary list with example sentences. For ESL learners.
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10 Body Language Tips for Presentations
Look on body language as a positive, powerful tool to help you in any presentation. 10 simple tips for presentation success.
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Internet Divided Over “Yanny” and “Laurel”
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Internet Divided Over "Yanny" and "Laurel"

Speaking Skills Guide
Advice and tips to improve your English speaking skills. Formal vs informal. 10 Speaking tips. Succeed at English speaking tests.
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Reading Skills Guide
Advice and tips to improve your English reading skills. Formal vs informal reading. What to read. Succeed at English reading tests.
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Listening Skills Guide
Would you like to improve your English listening skills? Good listening doesn’t just come naturally (unless you were born listening to English). We need to make a special effort to work on our listening skills.
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Discuss: Where would you go?
Let’s suppose you can take a one-month trip anywhere in the world. Money is not a consideration. Where would you go? And what would you do? (Please leave your ideas in the Comments box below ↓) suppose (verb): think or assume that something is true; imagine a trip (noun): a journey; a holiday a consideration (noun): […]

California Mandates Solar Power on New Homes
Listen to news in easy English. ~ California Mandates Solar Power on New Homes

Discuss: Do you believe in ghosts? Would you sleep in a haunted house?
Do you believe in ghosts or evil spirits? Would you be prepared to spend a night alone in a remote, allegedly haunted house? (Please leave your ideas in the Comments box below ↓) ghost (noun): the spirit of a dead person, which appears to living people evil spirit (noun): a bad ghost; a ghost with […]

French President Has Language Slip-Up in Australia
Listen to news in easy English. ~ French President Has Language Slip-Up in Australia

Italian Food
Italian food has become one of the most world's most popular national cuisines. Italian restaurants can now be found in nearly all of the world's big cities, and famous Italian dishes like spaghetti and macaroni are cooked in home kitchens throughout the world.
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Discuss: Can you give me some money to buy a train ticket—please?
You are approached in the street by a well-dressed man who says that he has lost his wallet. He asks politely and apologetically if you could give him $12.85 to buy a train ticket. What do you do? (Please leave your ideas in the Comments box below ↓) approach (verb): come near; walk up to wallet […]

NEWS QUIZ – April 2018
This quiz is based on EnglishClub’s Weekly News for April 2018.

Police Officer Applauded for Not Shooting Toronto Attacker
Listen to news in easy English ~ Police Officer Applauded for Not Shooting Toronto Attacker

2018 FIFA World Cup Quiz
Tests comprehension and vocabulary from EnglishClub's page on the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
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FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia
Learn vocabulary for talking about the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, including its background, venues, teams and matches. For ESL learners and teachers.
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Castro Era Comes to a Close
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Castro Era Comes to a Close

Dutch Villagers Force Closure of ‘Singing Road’
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Dutch Villagers Force Closure of 'Singing Road'