The word to guess is represented by a row of dashes.
Every time you fail to correctly guess a letter, another part of the diagram is drawn.
The game is over when either you have correctly guessed the word or the diagram is completed, whichever comes first.
Instructions: Click on the suggesting letters to complete the word.
The words of sentences are scrambled and students must sort them into their original order.
This activity helps you study sentence structure by providing you with genuine text and allowing you to select suitable materials to practice on.
Instructions: Put the bold words in the correct order by drag-drop them into the correct position.
Students enter words in the gaps, based on the context within a given article, individually or collaboratively.
This activity helps improve your vocabulary and sentence structure and your communication skills.
Type: Individual or Group collaboration
Instructions: Click on the gap and type in a word. Click on the light bulb icon (if any) for help.
This activity is for image collections only.
A randomly chosen image is shown to one player (called the "describer"), while the other player (the "guesser") must identify it by asking questions.
This activity helps improve your communication skills and vocabulary.
Type: Collaboration in pairs
Instructions: The "describer" sees a single image and describes it to their partner through the chat box. Based on what their partner says, the "guesser" selects one of the images by double-clicking. Both score a point if it is the correct image. If a timer is shown, the "guesser" must make their choice before time runs out.
The paragraphs of a document are scrambled and students must sort them into their original order.
This activity helps to improve your understanding of paragraph structure, using authentic texts for you to practice on.
Instructions: Put the paragraphs in the correct order by dragging and dropping them into the correct position. Click on the ‘Check Answer’ button at any time during the activity to see which paragraphs are in the correct order.
The punctuation of a paragraph is removed and students must insert the missing punctuation.
This activity helps you study the role of punctuation in language.
Instructions: Drag and drap punctuations on the top and put them in the right position.
A sentence is split in half and students must match the halves together.
This activity helps you study sentence structure.
Instructions: Reconnect the sentence halves by dragging and dropping them into the correct position. Click on the ‘Check Answer’ button at any time during the activity to see which sentences have been correctly reconnected.
In this game-based activity words and phrases with a missing blank will appear on the screen and start moving downwards while learners enter guessed words to try and complete the collocations before they reach the bottom of the screen. Here is an example of the types of moving target words and phrases: plain -----, dark -----, white -----, bitter -----, milk -----, bar of -----. Learners must guess one keyword that collocates with all of them (The answer is obvious to chocoholics).
This fun activity helps you to interact with a wide range of collocations in English using the same keywords and is populated by the BNC corpus of 100 million words.
Instructions: Select the ‘Start Question’ button to begin the collocations guessing game. As words and phrases with blanks start moving down your screen enter words into the ‘Guessed Word’ box to try and complete the collocations. When you have entered the correct word the collocations will stop moving down your screen and a ‘Show Remaining Collocations’ button will appear for you to learn more collocations using the same word in context from the BNC.
Select a set of collocations, normally from the same collocation type; split them into left and right parts; and shuffle each set of parts. For example, the secretary of state, course of action, hundreds of dollars might be presented as: the secretary of action hundreds of state course of dollars
Learners must rematch them.
Learners enter words in the blanks to complete accurate multi-word combinations, also known as collocations.
This activity helps to improve your understanding of how native speakers and writers of the language you are studying combine words, also known as collocations.
Instructions: Enter the missing words into the blanks.
Learners get familiar with common alternative collocations.