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Did you know that there are over 600,000 words in English? That's a lot of words, and far more than any human being could ever manage to learn. Even Shakespeare only used around 55,000 different words in all of his works. Mind you, he did actually invent quite a few of them. To get a good mastery of English, you do need to expand your vocabulary as much as possible. The more words you know, the better your English will be. The Activities here will help you to quickly develop your vocabulary.

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34 Tricky FCE Vocab - Crossword

These 34 words are considered difficult for students at the First Certificate of English FCE level, which is considered an upper-intermediate level of proficiency. They are not intended to be exhaustive list but rather a sample of challenging words that a student at that level should be familiar with. See the word list with the more information button at the bottom of the crossword.

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Categories: Word Games | Crosswords | Vocabulary | Spelling | Exam Practice


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Shoulder Idioms

Learn some common English idioms with this vocabulary activation pack. The idioms are: Give someone the cold shoulder, To have broad shoulders, Rub elbows or shoulders with, Shoulder to cry on, Shoulder to the wheel, Have a good head on your shoulders, Carry the world on your shoulders, Look over your shoulder, Stand on the shoulders of giants, Shoulder to shoulder, A chip on your shoulder, Fall squarely on someone’s shoulders, Head and shoulders above, and A weight off your shoulders.

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Categories: Idioms | Vocabulary | Prepositions


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Eratosthenes Lesson

I asked the OpenAI ChatGPT: “How did Eratosthenes calculate the size of the Earth and how accurate was he?”  I put what it said in a video which you will find in this lesson. Watch the video and then you should know enough about Eratosthenes and how he measured the world over two thousand years ago to answer the self-test exercises and practice material for the vocabulary in the video and for the IPA symbols.

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Categories: AI Creations | Vocabulary | IPA Symbols | Prepositions


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Digestive System Idioms

The 18 idioms are, cast-iron stomach, go belly up, to be yellow-bellied, hate someone's guts, gutted, gut-wrenching, not able to or cannot stomach something, a fire in your belly, sick to the stomach, a gut reaction or feeling, butterflies in your stomach, misery guts, turn the stomach, in the pit of your stomach, I have no stomach for something, have guts, to have a strong stomach, and have a bellyful of something. This British English idioms lesson will help to you learn, remember, and use 18 common British English idiomatic expressions to do with the digestive system. 

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Categories: Idioms | Vocabulary | English in Use


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CPE Vocab 1 Lesson

Are you looking to enhance your vocabulary and improve your writing skills at CPE level? This lesson on advanced vocabulary is designed specifically for proficient students preparing for the CPE exams. With a wide range of words and phrases commonly used in academic and professional settings, such as "commemorate," "conjecture," and "dichotomy," you will be able to express yourself more clearly and effectively. We provide detailed definitions, example sentences and synonyms to help you understand and use these words in context. This lesson is a valuable resource to improve your writing, expand your vocabulary and excel in your CPE exams.

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Categories: Vocabulary | Exam Practice | English in Use | Spelling | Phrasal Verbs


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