In this vocabulary activity you can learn and practise common collocations with do and make
This reading and writing activity practises understanding text structure through referencing words and various types of linkers and discourse markers.
Read the text about the role of forensic linguistics in solving crimes. Then answer the question to practise the full range of reading skills required for reading discursive texts on academic subjects.
In this listening and vocabulary activity you will learn about three little words that are often confused - quit, quite and quiet.
A presenter on a radio programme is talking about a new play. Listen to the review and practise listening for gist or the general idea.
Use this vocabulary activity to practise precision. Choose the correct word which fits in the sentence.
Two radio DJs are talking about a band. Practise your general understanding by listening to them talk and answering some multiple-choice questions.
This reading activity practises understanding implied meaning. Read the article about being an adult and answer the multiple-choice questions.
In this listening and pronunciation activity, listen to the different words related to health and decide which syllable stress pattern they follow.
Reporter Carly Pimm is learning about a new sport. Practise scanning a text to find information quickly in this reading activity.
This reading activity focuses on particular words used to refer back to something in the text. Read the text about retail therapy and match words with the people they refer to.
Listen to two people talking about plans to build new homes in their town. Answer the questions to practise listening for gist or the general idea.
Practise your writing by choosing the correct linking words to complete the different sentences.
Jane is selling her bicycle and has put an advert on a local website. Complete the advert with the correct phrase in this reading and writing activity.
This pronunciation and listening activity practises pronouncing the long and short 'i' sound. Listen and decide which 'i' sound you hear first.
Read the conversation between Dave and Jane, who are planning to meet. Answer the True/False questions to practise reading for detail.
This vocabulary exercise practises phrasal verbs connected with communication and technology. Choose the correct verb for the different phrases.
Listen to some conversations between two people. Decide if they are agreeing or disagreeing.
This listening activity practises understanding implied meaning. Listen carefully to the context of the person speaking and choose the right option.
Listen to a student talk about college and decide which learning methods she finds helpful or unhelpful. This listening activity practises scanning a listening text to find particular information.
This pronunciation and listening activity practises the pronunciation of three consonant sounds. Listen to the different words and decide which consonant sound you hear.
The town council is planning to build a new supermarket. Practise your grammar and vocabulary by choosing the correct connector and punctuation to complete the sentence.
Listen to Episode 3 of Virtually Anywhere - our audio series. Do this activity to practise some of the words you've heard in the episode.
This grammar activity practises which as a relative pronoun. Read the sentence and decide if the relative pronoun refers back to the whole clause or the noun by choosing the correct option.
The bank has called Fay and is leaving a message with her secretary. Practise listening for detail and then complete the gap with the word or number you hear.
Read the text about websites for teenagers and match the person with the website they would find most useful. This activity practises reading a text for detailed information.
Read the text about a holiday in Spain. Choose the correct verb to complete the dialogue and practise the difference between past simple and the present perfect.
Practise using the correct adverb in different situations with this vocabulary exercise. Complete the sentences by choosing the correct adverb.
This vocabulary activity practises language for qualifying statements or opinions. Choose the correct preposition to complete the sentence.
Read the sign and then decide which floor of the department store you need to find things. This reading activity practises scanning a text for information.
Read three versions of a text about running and decide which is the best in terms of punctuation. This reading and writing activity will help you practise the correct use of full stops and commas.
Ethical journalism is the idea of reporting things accurately and fairly. This reading activity practises the full range of skills required for reading discursive texts on academic subjects.
This vocabulary activity practises the use of dependent prepositions. Read the sentences and decide which dependent preposition is needed to complete the sentence.
Amber has created her own business. Read the story about Amber and then decide the order in which events happened. This activity helps you practise your reading, grammar and the language used for writing a narrative, including the use of the past perfect.
Read the text about taking a holiday on a cruise ship. Then practise your writing by organising the text into paragraphs by using discourse markers.
This activity practises following dialogues that contain colloquial language. Listen to the person talk and identify how that person feels or the way they speak.
Paul and Geeta continue their travels around the world. Listen to episode 5 and try the learning activities to practise the words you've heard.
This writing activity practises the difference between formal and informal registers by looking at some common verbs. You need to match the informal verb with the more formal verb.
Ballet for Boys has written an article about their dance lessons. Read the article and then answer the multiple-choice comprehension questions.
This reading and writing activity looks at how linking words are used in a text. Read the article about comic books and choose a word to complete the sentence.
Listen to the speaker stress a particular word and understand how this can illustrate the speaker's attitude. Match the statement with its meaning.
Practise your listening and vocabulary by listening to two short conversations with a man who has to cancel his plans.
Charlie is a basketball player and Sally is a writer. Listen to four different conversations and choose the correct answer to the questions.
Choose the correct idiomatic phrase to complete the sentence in this vocabulary exercise.
This writing activity practises the appropriate register. Choose whether the phrase is used in formal or informal writing.
Practise how to write a formal letter in this writing and grammar exercise. You need to choose the correct words or phrases to write a formal letter.
Improve your English listening skills with Virtually Anywhere, our audio series. Listen to the first episode with final-year archaeology students Geeta and Paul and then try the learning activities.
During, for and since are often confused. Learn about these three little words in this vocabulary and grammar activity and practise using them.
Practise using reporting verbs such as threaten, deny and advise. Read the sentences and choose the correct part of speech to follow the reporting verb.
This pronunciation and listening activity practises syllable stress. Listen to the different words and decide which syllable stress pattern they follow.
Test yourself on how well you know words and phrases related to care in this vocabulary and grammar task.
Do this activity to practise some of the useful language used in Virtually Anywhere episode 6 and improve your listening skills.
Read the text about understanding social-cultural references. Then answer the question to practise the full range of skills required for reading discursive texts on academic subjects.
Test yourself on how well you know words and phrases related to danger in this vocabulary and grammar task.
Discover what happens in the final episode of Virtually Anywhere, and keep improving your listening skills at the same time.
This activity practises understanding people's attitudes based on the words and the intonation they use.
For this grammar activity, read a text about two friends. Choose the correct option to practise relative pronouns.
Who, whose, which and that are relative pronouns. We use these to give extra information, or to make it clear which person, or thing, we're talking about. Answer the questions about Yolanda and practise your grammar.
Read an extract from some letters of complaint. Use this writing activity to practise if the language of complaining is polite and appropriate, or not.
Test yourself on how well you know words and phrases related to break in this vocabulary and grammar task.
Test yourself on how well you know words and phrases related to friend in this vocabulary and grammar task.
Learn and practise the difference between there, it and they in this grammar and listening exercise.
Practise how to write an informal email in this writing and grammar exercise. Choose the correct words or phrases to write an informal email to a friend.
Paul and Geeta can't decide which location to study for their final piece of coursework. Try this activity to practise some of the useful language used in Virtually Anywhere Episode 2.
Keep practising your English listening skills and find out what happens in Episode 4 of the Virtually Anywhere audio series.