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.
Two or three related words are presented in groups to learners to choose the correct word to complete collocations. For example:
_____ bill, _____ effort,_____ debt, ____ difference
This activity helps you to distinguish how related words are used and combined (collocated) by native speakers and writers of English in the BNC corpus of 100 million words.
Instructions: Drag and drop each related word into their correct (collocational) positions to make complete phrases. Click on the ‘Check Answer’ button at any time during the activity to see which related words have been correctly made into collocations.
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.
This activity mimics the dominoes game and is populated by language from the British National Corpus (BNC) of 100 million words. The last word of the previous collocation becomes the first word of the next collocation. Here is an example: bank cheque -- cheque book -- book club -- club sandwich -- sandwich board -- board room ...
This activity helps to improve your understanding of how native speakers and writers of English in the BNC corpus combine words, also known as collocations.
Instructions: Drag the words onto the domino ends to complete the sequence. Click on the ‘Check Answer’ button at any time during the activity to see which collocations have been correctly made into collocations dominoes.
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.