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C1/C2 Rain idioms and expressions

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We all know the one about ‘raining cats and dogs’ but what about ‘to rain on somebody’s parade’ or ‘to give something a rain check’? In the link below you’re bound to learn at least one more of the many British idioms.

Go on! Give it a try!

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Homophones

Homophones are words that have the same sound but have a different meaning, and are very frequently spelt differently too. It’s important to be aware of these words as they confuse students and thus, usually are the reason why people make mistakes when spelling a word or misunderstand something.

Some examples of homophones are:

bite and byte which both sound exactly the same /baɪt/

whine and wine /waɪn/

Here’s a quiz with over thirty homophones for some practice on these confusing words.

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C1/C2 Multiple choice cloze: School becomes first in Britain to teach English as a FOREIGN language

A SCHOOL with children from more than 50 different countries is set to become the first in Britain to teach English as a FOREIGN language. Article by Max Evans.

Source Express.co.uk