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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
Garden / Backyard

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
coastguard

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.
vocal tract

Pronunciation Quizzes
Try these fun pronunciation quizzes for ESL learners to test your understanding of pronunciation. All quizzes have answers available.
pronunciation terms quiz

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.
pronunciation terms quiz

Prepositions Vocabulary Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the EnglishClub prepositions pages.
prepositions quiz

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.
writing quizzes

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.
Grammar Quizzes

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.
Human speech system

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.
Preposition Rules Quiz

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
Updated with quiz
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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
Updated with quiz
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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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Textual Reference Terms Quiz
Tests material covered on EnglishClub's Textual Reference Terms page. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
Textual Reference Terms Quiz

5 Best Ways to Write a Great Personal Letter for English Teacher Job Applications
English language skills are possibly one of the most important factors you should pay attention to–if you want this teaching job.

Capital Letters Quiz
Tests material covered on EnglishClub's Using Capital Letters page. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
Capital Letters Quiz

Trans-Gambia Bridge Inaugurated
Pre-Listening Vocabulary inaugurated: officially opened or established unreliable: not offering regular or stable service, undependable ferry: a passenger boat offering regular service (may also carry goods and vehicles) detour: an indirect route (often due to construction) toll-bridge: a bridge that you have to pay to use Trans-Gambia Bridge Inaugurated On January 21, after decades of […]

Punctuation Quiz (Advanced)
Tests more advanced material covered on EnglishClub's Punctuation pages. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
Punctuation Quiz - advanced

3 Ways to Speak English More Confidently
The article is aimed at English learners who lack confidence in speaking English, and teaches three ways to help build confidence.

English is not Phonetic
It is important to understand that English is not a phonetic language. So we often do not say a word the same way it is spelled. Updated with new audio.

Housekeeping Instructions Audio Quiz
In addition to creating checklists and reading written instructions, housekeepers also need to comprehend spoken instructions. Test your ability to understand typical housekeeping instructions by doing the following audio quiz.
EnglishClub Comprehension Quiz

Punctuation Quiz (Intermediate)
Tests material covered on EnglishClub's Punctuation pages. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
Punctuation Quiz - intermediate

Punctuation Quiz (Basic)
Tests material covered on EnglishClub's Punctuation pages. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
Punctuation Quiz - basic

Written Comprehension Level Test (EC002) PDF
20-question, multiple-choice, paper-based test that evaluates a learner's level in English Written Comprehension (how well they understand English that they read). Free download

Instructions for Housekeepers
The hardest part of your job as a housekeeper may not be the cleaning. If you and your client speak different languages, miscommunication can be a problem. Updated with audio and quiz

21 Dead in Kenya Hotel Attack
Pre-Listening Vocabulary confirm: to state that something is true luxury: expensive armed: having weapons lobby: a room at the entrance of a building civilian: an everyday person who is not in the army or police force cite: to mention something as a way to support a reason or argument 21 Dead in Kenya Hotel Attack […]

Cashier Transactions
How to conduct transactions in English. For ESL learners who work as cashiers. English for Work series.

Female UFC Fighter Beats Up Robber
Pre-Listening Vocabulary beat up: to use physical force to hurt someone mugger: robber; a person who steals or tries to steal money or property from someone claim: to state that something is true hand over: to give someone something choke hold: a grip that prevents a person from getting up or away turn out: to […]

Death Toll Climbs Following Russia Explosion
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Death Toll Climbs Following Russia Explosion

Games to learn English
This wonderful ESL games site has been around since 2010 but has been updated to avoid the use of Flash and to be user-friendly on Android and iOS devices. Created by Owen Dwyer, Games to learn English is packed with online games where ESL learners can play independently to practise their English. It’s a beautifully […]

Happy New Year!!
New Year's Day is the first day of the year, 1 January, and is a public holiday in many countries. On New Year's Day many people make resolutions, such as saying that they will stop smoking or lose weight this year.
New Year

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

Helping Tourists - English for Police
Now with updated mobile-friendly quiz

Checking In Passengers
Now with updated mobile-friendly quiz

Visiting Hours - English Vocabulary
Now with updated mobile-friendly quiz

Booking Appointments - Medical English
Now with updated mobile-friendly quiz