|Building a better vocabulary
You can really enrich your English vocabulary by reading and doing vocabulary exercises like the ones below. One of your main priorities when learning English should always be to build an extensive vocabulary. (Grammar is important, naturally, but it's not everything. You must focus on vocabulary and pronunciation as well). It's not going to happen overnight, but then nobody learnt their native language in three days!
Remember, if you want to make progress, it's essential to avoid always using the same words (like "big, "good", "bad", "very"). Instead of "very good" you could perhaps say "great", "superb", "lovely", "wonderful" or "terrific", depending on the context, of course. The wider your vocabulary the better you will do in your English exams. Your listening skills will benefit too. So, impress your English teacher today! Show him or her that you're not just a "good" student but an "amazing" or "outstanding" student! If you would like some more advice on improving your vocabulary click here.
Fiesta ESL also highly recommends the self-study series "Oxford Word Skills", especially if you have a major exam coming up. The books come with a CD-Rom so you can listen to how the words are pronounced.
1.1 Adjectives: Synonym Match
1.2 Adjectives: Odd One Out
2.1 Verbs: Synonym Match
2.2 Verbs: Odd One Out (1) (Advanced)
2.3 Verbs: Odd One Out (2) (Advanced)
3.1 Brain Teaser
4.1 Idioms: Comparison (as pretty as a...., as busy as a .....)
4.2 Idioms: Animals
5. Nouns: Odd One Out
6.1 Confusing Words 1, Confusing Words 2
6.2 Word Formation 1, Word Formation 2
7.1 American and British English
PHRASAL VERB TESTS
Confusing Words, Word Formation, etc
Typical Mistakes (particularly among Spanish leaners)
Grammar (General English)
Grammar (Business English)
Verb Drills (Ejercicios de Conjugación ) (These exercises will help you to master verb forms)
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