General English vocabulary trainer


New vocabulary

The test below includes the following new vocabulary:

Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes
an estate agent’s ‘I’m going to the estate agent’s to discuss putting my property on the market.’

twenty-four ‘Two hundred and forty divided by ten is twenty-four.’

rain ‘The rain was particularly heavy over the weekend.’

a tea ‘I’d like a tea and a hot chocolate, please.’

a kitchen ‘Please could you put the delivery in the kitchen?’

a violin ‘I’m learning to play the violin.’

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

a gate ‘We need to hurry up. The flight closes in ten minutes, and we'll need at least five minutes to get to the gate.’

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

shallow ‘The sea is quite shallow here.’

a kettle ‘I’ll put the kettle on and make a cup of tea.’

a department store ‘Oxford Street is famous for its shops and department stores. You can find all the big brands there. ’

Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes
an estate agent’s
‘I’m going to the estate agent’s to discuss putting my property on the market.’
twenty-four
‘Two hundred and forty divided by ten is twenty-four.’
rain
‘The rain was particularly heavy over the weekend.’
a tea
‘I’d like a tea and a hot chocolate, please.’
a kitchen
‘Please could you put the delivery in the kitchen?’
a violin
‘I’m learning to play the violin.’
pollution
‘We’re monitoring the level of pollution in the river.’
a gate
‘We need to hurry up. The flight closes in ten minutes, and we'll need at least five minutes to get to the gate.’
laziness
‘They displayed a certain degree of laziness in their approach to the project.’
shallow
‘The sea is quite shallow here.’
a kettle
‘I’ll put the kettle on and make a cup of tea.’
a department store
‘Oxford Street is famous for its shops and department stores. You can find all the big brands there. ’

Test questions


1)
_____ has different sections for many types of product such as clothing, perfume and electrical goods.
 

 

2)
After checking in and going through security, passengers go to the _____ to wait to board the aircraft.
 

 

3)
_____ is when the air, land or water is spoilt by dangerous or poisonous chemicals or substances.
 

 

4)
He has gone to the _____ because he is going to start cooking dinner.
 

 

5)
twenty-three, _____ , twenty-five
 

 

6)
He is always late for school because of his _____ .
 

 

7)
The _____ is the smallest of the stringed instruments and plays the highest notes.
 

 

8)
The sea is quite _____ here. I can walk quite easily.
 

 

9)
I’m going to put the _____ on to make a cup of tea. Would you like one?
 

 

10)
_____ has pictures of properties for sale in the window.
 

 

11)
_____ is water that falls from the sky.
 

 

12)
We’d like to order four drinks please: a _____ and three coffees.