Vocabulary Building: For students who already have some basic English vocabulary (Advanced Level students and above)
Free Rice (Vocabulary Game): WARNING: This game may make you smarter. It may improve your speaking, writing, thinking, grades, job performance, or make the world a better place. Here's how to play:.
- Click on the right answer in the middle of the page.
- If you get it right, you get a harder question. If you get it wrong, you get an easier question.
- For each answer you get right, they donate 10 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Program.
- watch a series of slide shows about sentences --(no sound) When you get to the end of one, another one will start in a few minutes. These slide shows will help you do the next practice activities
- Sentence Types Quiz
- Sentence Type Identification
- Quiz on Sentence Types
- A, An, The, or Nothing Quiz
Reading: Breaking News
The Breaking News site has different articles about current events.
- Click on one of the titles below. The most recent ones are at the top.
- Choose a Speed Level. If the speed is too fast and there is no lower speed, you can listen and read at the same time. Make sure you have headphones or earbuds for listening.
- When you finish reading, go to the bottom of the page where it says "MORE ACTIVITIES." This is sometimes at the top on some pages.
- Choose ONE of these activities that you can do online: Sentence Jumble, Missing Words, No Letters, Gap Fill, Missing Letters, Initials Only, Text Jumble
- Scientists close to influenza vaccine (August 2015)
- Saudi Women to Vote for the First Time
- India bans Maggi noodles in Delhi (6th June, 2015)
- Record airbag recall (22nd May, 2015
- Babies make husbands lazier (13th May, 2015)
- Famers help ease water problems in California (25th May, 2015)
- Britain's new princess named Charlotte (7th May, 2015)
- Aid struggling to reach needy in Nepal (4th May, 2015
- World airlines change cockpit rules
- Arab League agrees to make Arab army
- Academy Awards are “for white men”
- Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulla dies
- 90-year-old starts elementary school
- Britain says "yes" to 3-parent babies