I already had a quiz created for upper intermediate, but it obviously wasn’t challenging enough for higher levels, so I hope this one does the job as you will find approximately 60 expressions to practise with.
I’m very grateful to Collins Dictionary online where I found loads of helpful examples along with pronunciation videos. It’s a real wonder that more students don’t use this site as a learning tool because it offers valuable information for more advanced students.
Here’s a flipping card vocabulary quiz that intends to cover most of the vocabulary related to arts and crafts. Read the description or look at a picture, guess the word and flip the card to see if you were right. You have a clue on each card.
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.
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.