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.
If we want to talk about the seasons in English, it’s important to know words that describe typical events and situations that take place in spring, summer, autumn, and winter.
In this section you will find useful vocabulary that is helpful when you want to talk about celebrations, parties and holidays (e.g. Carnival, birthdays, Halloween, Christmas).
If you travel to an English-speaking city, you’ll need to be able to communicate in many different situations, for example at a restaurant or at the hairdresser’s. Here is the vocabulary you’ll need to know.
The parts of the body are very important words. We need them for example: when we describe how a person looks, when someone explains how to do a stretch or exercise at the gym, or when you want to tell your doctor where the pain is.
This catergory is something for sports enthusiasts. At international tournaments you will be able to chat with fans (and maybe even famous athletes) from all over the world.
When you travel, you need to be able to find the way to the airport, buy tickets at the train station, or check in at the hotel. You will also want to see the city, therefore, a few words in the local language are often very helpful.
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.