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QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 23rd July 2018: Sports and Hobbies

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 […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 16th July 2018: Animal noises

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) […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 2nd July 2018: Confusing words

CONFUSING WORDS. One word is wrong in each of these sentences. Can you find it and correct it? 1) My mother is a fantastic cooker. 2) She worked very hardly for the exam. 3) Could you borrow me some money? 4) Let me pay you a drink. 5) They said us that they came from […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 25th June 2018 : Colour idioms

The missing words in these sentences are all COLOURS. Can you complete the gaps? Then check the answers below. 1) If your bank account is in the _______, the bank will charge  you overdraft fees. 2) ‘How often do you go to the opera?’ ‘Oh, once in a _______ moon – it’s just too expensive!’ […]

INTERN DIARY: Valentina and Chiara

  Hi! We are Chiara and Valentina and we are 19 years old. We are two Italian students who are going to university next year. Thanks to our school in Italy, now we have the opportunity to do an internship at Hilderstone College for 12 weeks. Here we work in different offices like Student Services […]

TURNER CONTEMPORARY: A modern, calming art space by the sea.

Opened in 2011, and named after the famous artist who spent so much time in Margate, this light and airy gallery is a great place to visit in all weathers. It is free to enter (donation appreciated), and the main exhibition changes every few months. As well as the works of art on display, often […]