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mono- and poly- Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests the mono- and poly- combining forms in our Vocabulary section.
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Prefixes Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the material on Prefixes in our Vocabulary section.
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Salmon Cannon Attracts Global Attention
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Salmon Cannon Attracts Global Attention

Adjective + Preposition Collocations Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the collocations in our Adjective + Preposition List in the Vocabulary section.
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MP with Baby Forced to Leave Parliament in Kenya
Listen to news in easy English. ~ MP with Baby Forced to Leave Parliament in Kenya

Adverbs of Degree Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the words in our Vocabulary section's list of adverbs of degree.
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Adverbs of Time Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the words in our Vocabulary section's list of adverbs of time.
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Adverbs of Place Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the words in our Vocabulary section's list of adverbs of place.
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NEWS QUIZ – July 2019
This quiz is based on EnglishClub’s Weekly News for July 2019.

Adverbs of Manner Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the words in our Vocabulary section's list of adverbs of manner.
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Seesaws Temporarily Lighten Up US-Mexico Border
Listen to news in easy English ~ Seesaws Temporarily Lighten Up US-Mexico Border

Negative Personality Adjectives Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the words in our Vocabulary section's list of negative personality adjectives.
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New Tools Vocab Poster
This is a high-quality vocabulary poster in full colour that you can print as A3 size if your printer supports it, or standard A4 size.
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Positive Personality Adjectives Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the words in our Vocabulary section's list of positive personality adjectives.
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United Kingdom Gets New Prime Minister
Listen to news in easy English. ~ United Kingdom Gets New Prime Minister

Adjective + Preposition Collocations
We often follow adjectives by prepositions (words like of, for, with), for example: afraid of (She's afraid of the dark); famous for (France is famous for wine); bored with (I'm bored with this film).

Shaking up Language Learning with Technology
Reignite students' passion for learning through game-based, and importantly, playful learning techniques aided by technology.

Easy Pronoun Rules
Here are 5 easy rules and tips to help you avoid mistakes with English pronouns.

Nouns that are Count and Noncount Quizzes
Online and printable multiple-choice quizzes to test your understanding of English count/noncount nouns.
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Homeless People Offer Walking Tours in Ireland
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Homeless People Offer City Tours in Ireland

Euphemism Quizzes
Online and printable multiple-choice quizzes to test your understanding of English euphemisms.
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Eponyms Quizzes
Online and printable multiple-choice quizzes to test your understanding of English eponyms.
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List of Pronouns by Type
This page shows the vocabulary of English pronouns listed by type (personal, demonstrative, possessive etc). For each type, a few example sentences are given.

Doublespeak Quizzes
Online and printable multiple-choice quizzes to test your understanding of English doublespeak.
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Dysphemism Quizzes
Online and printable multiple-choice quizzes to test your understanding of dysphemisms, the opposite of euphemisms.
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Collocations Quizzes
240 fun quiz questions in sets like Business, Family, Travel and Work. Try these online quizzes to check your understanding of English collocations.
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US Soccer Champions Fight for Equal Pay
Listen to news in easy English – US Soccer Champions Fight for Equal Pay

Difference Between Vowels and Consonants
The first two letters of the English alphabet are A and B. A is a vowel. B is a consonant. So? What’s the difference between vowel and consonant?

“The Singing Doctor” Retires After Four Decades
Pre-Listening Vocabulary retire: to stop working often due to old age decade: a ten-year period serenade: to sing with passion to someone in particular OB/GYN: a doctor who specializes in delivering babies and in women’s reproductive health (obstetrician/gynaecologist) beloved: well-known and loved gentle: kindhearted, soft bedside manner: a doctor’s approach to taking care of patients […]

Online Advertising Vocabulary Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the Online Advertising Vocabulary page in our Business English section.
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NEWS QUIZ – June 2019
This quiz is based on EnglishClub’s Weekly News for June 2019.

Build Superhuman Confidence in Speaking English
David Buckley maps out some simple techniques that English students can use to boost their confidence when speaking English.

Body Language Tips Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the 10 Body Language Tips for Presentations page in our Business English section.
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Resume/CV Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the Your Resume/CV page in our Business English section on Resumes and Cover Letters.
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Cover Letter Quiz
You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the Your Cover Letter page in our Business English section on Resumes and Cover Letters.
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Paris Cracks Down on Electric Scooter Misuse
Listen to news in easy English ~ Paris Cracks Down on Electric Scooter Misuse

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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Japanese Women Sign #KuToo Petition
Listen to news in easy English ~ Japanese Women Sign #KuToo Petition

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 […]

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

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

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

Australian Banknote Features Typo
Listen to news in easy English. ~ Australian Banknote Features Typo

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 […]

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

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 […]

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.

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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.

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

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.

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 […]

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.