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ESL Quizzes and Tests: Check How Much You Understand

Challenge yourself with these ESL quizzes and tests. Good practice for tests like the IELTS, TOEFL, and SAT.

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The Simple Past Tense: Examples & Tips for Use

Spell and pronounce the simple past tense of regular verbs in English. Easy hints for the past tense of verbs that can be confusing (like hop v.s. hope.)

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Listening and Reading Comprehension Exercises

How well do you understand the English you read or hear? These comprehension exercises can help you improve.

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Conditional Sentence Examples

Can you make a conditional sentence? Here are simple explanations and examples of the four types of conditionals.

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Modals Practice

Practice using modals by studying the examples, then choosing the correct verb forms to fill in the blanks in several conversations.

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English Conversation Practice: Hints for Getting Started

Tips for English conversation practice: finding partners, beginning and ending conversations, and topics to discuss (or avoid.)

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Negative Sentences: Don't forget the 'don't!'

How to make negative sentences in English: a guide to helping verbs, negative words, and traps to avoid, with examples of each.

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Negative Prefix List: Examples from de- and dis- to un-

Use this negative prefix list to avoid confusion with words that mean the opposite of their roots. Examples and explanations for the top 6 negative prefixes (un-, in-, de-, dis-, mis-, & non-.)

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Practice Science Vocabulary

How much of this science vocabulary do you know? Find out with these category and matching games.

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Academic Vocabulary

Why learn academic vocabulary? It's the 'language' you need for university studies, English tests, professional work, and business dealing with the English-speaking world.

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