An English language learning website would not be complete without some word games for visitors to enjoy. The word games available in the Britlish Library are Crossword Puzzles and Wordsearch Puzzles. The interactive games can be played on any device and will help you to improve your vocabulary. They can also be good brain-training exercises and are an entertaining way of passing the time. You will find these games useful if you are a student, someone who enjoys word games, a homeschooler, or anyone else who wants a fun way to pass the time.
Word games like Word Search puzzles are an enjoyable to keep your mind sharp while developing your vocabulary skills. These interactive Word Search puzzles can be played on any device and will help you to improve your vocabulary. The more Word Searches you complete, the more your vocabulary will grow. For those of advancing years, like myself, they are also good brain-training exercises as well as being entertaining ways to pass the time. These Word Search puzzles are suitable for students, for those who enjoy word games, for homeschoolers, and for everyone else who has a few minutes to spare in the day.
If you find yourself travelling to an English speaking country, these Activities will be very valuable to you. The Activities look at some of the most common vocabulary you will need in situations like buying a train or plane ticket, booking a hotel, asking for directions, and many more situations that the traveller can find themselves in.
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.
Can you find the following country names in the Word Search? Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Botswana, Bulgaria, Cayman Islands, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Grenada, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malaysia, Namibia, North Korea, Pakistan, Paraguay, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Somalia, Tanzania, Turkey, and Yugoslavia.Country Names Course
Bahrain - noun an island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia; oil revenues funded progressive programs until reserves were exhausted in 1970s; an island in the Persian Gulf
Belgium - noun a monarchy in north-western Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Bhutan - noun a landlocked principality in the Himalayas northeast of India
Botswana - noun a landlocked republic in south-central Africa that became independent from British control in the 1960s
Bulgaria - noun a republic in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula in south-eastern Europe
Cayman Islands - noun A British colony in the Caribbean to the northwest of Jamaica; an international banking centre
Finland - noun republic in northern Europe; achieved independence from Russia in 1917
Georgia - noun a republic in Asia Minor on the Black Sea separated from Russia by the Caucasus mountains; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991; a state in south-eastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War; one of the British colonies that formed the United States
Germany - noun a republic in central Europe; split into East German and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
Grenada - noun an island state in the West Indies in the south-eastern Caribbean Sea; an independent state within the British Commonwealth
Honduras - noun a republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; an early centre of Mayan culture
Hungary - noun a republic in central Europe
Indonesia - noun a republic in south-eastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1945; the principal oil producer in the Far East and Pacific regions
Ireland - noun an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland; a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
Lebanon - noun an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean
Lithuania - noun a republic in north-eastern Europe on the Baltic Sea
Malaysia - noun a constitutional monarchy in south-eastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957
Namibia - noun a republic in southwestern Africa on the south Atlantic coast (formerly called South West Africa); achieved independence from South Africa in 1990; the greater part of Namibia form part of the high Namibian plateau of South Africa
North - adj. situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north; adv. in a northern direction; noun any region lying in or toward the north; the region of the United States lying north of the Mason-Dixon line; British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792); the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees; the direction in which a compass needle points; the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
Korea - noun an Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan; the Korean name is Dae-Han-Min-Gook or Han-Gook
Pakistan - noun a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Paraguay - noun a landlocked republic in south central South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1811
Saudi - adj. of or relating to Saudi Arabia or its people; noun a native or inhabitant of Saudi Arabia
Arabia - noun a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources
Scotland - noun one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
Somalia - noun a republic in extreme eastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; subject to tribal warfare
Tanzania - noun a republic in eastern Africa
Turkey - noun large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food; an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted; a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; achieved independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1923; a person who does something thoughtless or annoying
Yugoslavia - noun a former country of south-eastern Europe bordering the Adriatic Sea; formed in 1918 and named Yugoslavia in 1929; controlled by Marshal Tito as a communist state until his death in 1980; a mountainous republic in south-eastern Europe bordering on the Adriatic Sea; formed from two of the six republics that made up Yugoslavia until 1992; Serbia and Montenegro were known as the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia until 2003 when they adopted the name of the Union of Serbia and Montenegro
Not everybody in the world calls each country by the same name. For instance, I live in Spain, but the Spaniards call this country España. As this is an English language learning site, we will look at the English spellings of countries in these Activities. Do these Activities and you will learn how to spell each of the countries of the world.
Can you find the following country names in the Word Search? Aruba, Austria, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Chile, China, Cuba, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, Gabon, Ghana, Guam, Haiti, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Laos, Libya, Macau, Mali, Malta, Nauru, Nepal, Niger, Oman, Peru, Rwanda, Slovenia, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Syria, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, USA, Western Sahara, Yemen, and Zaire.
Can you find the following country names in the Word Search? Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Benin, Bosnia, Brazil, Comoros, Congo, Cyprus, Djibouti, Falkland Islands, France, Gambia, Guinea, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liberia, Malawi, Monaco, Morocco, Qatar, Reunion, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Sweden, Tunisia, Ukraine, Wales, and Zimbabwe.
Can you find the following country names in the Word Search? Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Barbuda, Belize, Bermuda, Brunei, Burundi, Canada, Croatia, Guyana, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tobago, Tonga, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vietnam, and Zambia.
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