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Check your spelling

How do I spell that English word?Do the Merriam-Webster ‘Spell It‘ quiz to see if you can spell the commonly misspelled words. They have lots of different versions, so you can play it again and again.

All you have to do is listen to the words, spell them out and then check to see how good you are. Good luck!

So how good is your vocab?

If you want to find out how many words you know, you might like to do this test.

How fit are you?

So how good are your presentation skills? Do the mindtools.com quiz and find out.    

True or false?

If you like online language games, you might like to try Merriam-Webster’s game called ‘True or False‘. It has all sorts of general knowledge questions. They call it a quick quiz ‘about stuff worth knowing’. I’m not sure about that, but you might like to give it a try and see how far you get.

So how many words do you know?

Do this free vocabulary test and find out how many words you know: http://my.vocabularysize.com/.

How good is your English?

Do Spiegel Online’s little test to find out! But beware! It’s tricky …

Are you a pizza expert?

How much do you know about pizza? Do the BBC quiz to find out. And here are some fun facts about this very popular foodstuff. Like … the world’s fastest pizza maker can make 14 pizza in 2 minutes and 35 seconds. Wow! (Oh, isn’t the plural of ‘pizza’ ‘pizze’? Okay in Italian it is.Continue Reading

What do you know about coffee?

Are you a real coffee connoisseur? Do the BBC quiz to find out. A connoisseur? An expert judge in matters of taste. Someone who knows a lot about something (about art or cooking etc.)

David who?

How much do you know about David Beckham? Do the BBC quiz to find out. And just in case you don’t know who I’m talking about … David Beckham was captain of the English national football team from 2000 to 2009.

How to sound like a Londoner

            Cockney rhyming slang is a type of slang in which words are replaced by words or phrases they rhyme with. As I learnt from this article in The Guardian, “brown bread” is Cockney rhyming slang for dead, “china plate” for mate, and “bubble bath” for laugh. How good areContinue Reading