We are delighted to announce the launch of two brand new Hilderstone College promotional videos (90-second montage and 3-minute video with student interviews and comments). The videos were filmed in Broadstairs this summer with the participation of staff and students. We hope you like them and welcome your comments! See the shorter, ‘montage’ video here. […]
What is the correct preposition for each gap? 1) If you’re walking _____ the post office on your way to work, could you buy me some stamps? 2) He got ____ the bus in the High Street and bought a return ticket. 3) I broke my arm falling _____ my horse. 4) I’ve worked at […]
Can you correct the mistakes in these sentences? 1) ‘Oh no! I’ve forgotten my lunch money!’ ‘Don’t worry – I’m going to lend you some.’ 2) It rains really heavily at the moment. 3) I lived here for five years now. 4) This house built in the 18th century. 5) The price of the course […]
Can you add the correct prefix to these adjectives/verbs? Examples: DISagree UNimportant INcomplete 1) _____conscious 2) _____mature 3) _____popular 4) _____reliable 5) _____respect 6) _____sense 7) _____loyal 8) _____decisive 9) _____polite 10) _____logical Answers below.
‘by and large’ In general; when everything is considered.
‘get your skates on’ (informal, British English) = Hurry up
‘off-the-cuff’ Not prepared in advance (e.g. a remark)
‘bear (bore/born(e)) the brunt of something’ Suffer the main effects or force of something unpleasant
Can you match the activity with the equipment you need? Then check the answers at the bottom of the page. 1) BADMINTON 2) PAINTING 3) GARDENING 4) BIRDWATCHING 5) STAMP COLLECTING 6) COOKING 7) GOLF 8) SEWING a) a whisk b) a spade c) a tee d) a needle e) an album f) a shuttlecock […]
Words for ANIMAL NOISES are not the same in all languages! Can you match the animal with the verb/noun we use in English for the sound it makes? When you’ve finished, check your answers at the bottom of this page. 1) COW 2) HORSE 3) PIG 4) MOUSE 5) CAT 6) LION 7) DUCK 8) […]