General English vocab trainer


New vocabulary

The test below includes the following new vocabulary:

Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes
ten ‘Ten plus zero equals ten.’

a coffee cup ‘I’ll just fetch some coffee cups from the dishwasher; we’ve run out of them here.’

a grocery store ‘Is there a grocery shop nearby? We’ve run out of rice.’

long ‘How long is the table?’

an oven ‘The pizza is in the oven.’

a bathroom ‘The bathroom is upstairs.’

laziness ‘They displayed a certain degree of laziness in their approach to the project.’

pollution ‘We’re monitoring the level of pollution in the river.’

a viola ‘He plays the viola in an orchestra.’

cloudy ‘The photographs weren’t very good. It was too cloudy.’

a city centre ‘She lives close to the city centre.’

American English = ‘center’
an aeroplane ‘The aeroplane took off just after 4 p.m.’

Often shortened to: ‘a plane‘; American English = ‘an airplane’
Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes
ten
‘Ten plus zero equals ten.’
a coffee cup
‘I’ll just fetch some coffee cups from the dishwasher; we’ve run out of them here.’
a grocery store
‘Is there a grocery shop nearby? We’ve run out of rice.’
long
‘How long is the table?’
an oven
‘The pizza is in the oven.’
a bathroom
‘The bathroom is upstairs.’
laziness
‘They displayed a certain degree of laziness in their approach to the project.’
pollution
‘We’re monitoring the level of pollution in the river.’
a viola
‘He plays the viola in an orchestra.’
cloudy
‘The photographs weren’t very good. It was too cloudy.’
a city centre
‘She lives close to the city centre.’

American English = ‘center’
an aeroplane
‘The aeroplane took off just after 4 p.m.’

Often shortened to: ‘a plane‘; American English = ‘an airplane’

Test questions


1)
_____ is when the air, land or water is spoilt by dangerous or poisonous chemicals or substances.
 

 

2)
The coffee shop serves coffee in reusable paper _____ when the order is to take out.
 

 

3)
Two multiplied by five equals _____.
 

 

4)
This printer cable is very _____ . Do you have a shorter one?
 

 

5)
I’m roasting a chicken in the _____; it will take about an hour and a half.
 

 

6)
She never helps with the monthly accounts; I’m annoyed by her _____ .
 

 

7)
The _____ looks very similar to a violin but is larger.
 

 

8)
Most of the city’s shops, restaurants and other facilities are in the _____.
 

 

9)
_____ has different sections for many types of product such as clothing, perfume and electrical goods.
 

 

10)
The property has three _____, one for each bedroom.
 

 

11)
It’s very _____ today; it looks like it might rain later.
 

 

12)
You can’t board the _____ without a boarding pass.