This section includes vocabulary from our calendar pages along with exercises and texts to help you remember new words. You will also find useful information about counting, telling the time and the different methods of writing the date. We also provide a comprehensive list of counrties in English. You’ll find a section on English words that are easily confused including exercises, and for the more advanced students, we’ve put together some information and excercises on English idioms and expressions.
In this section we explain the difference between cardinal, ordinal and decimal numbers in English. We also show you how to say and write the time and date in British and American English.
If you’ve ever wondered what to call a person from Norway, this is the right page for you. We’ve put together a list of countries and their adjectives and demonyms.
Idioms are fixed phrases that we use in specific situations. The meaning of these phrases is not literal which is why idioms can difficult to understand. In this section there are some interesting phrases with explanations, examples and exercises.
There are lots of confusing words in English. It might be that they are pronounced the same but spelt differently, they have false friends in other languages or maybe they have a similar meaning but are used differently. In the section, we take a closer look at some of these words.