General English vocab trainer


New vocabulary

The test below includes the following new vocabulary:

Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes
to drink in ‘I'd like a mocha to drink in, please.’

This means ‘to drink in the coffee shop’
laziness ‘They displayed a certain degree of laziness in their approach to the project.’

twenty-three ‘Twenty-two plus one is twenty-three.’

an estate agent’s ‘I’m going to the estate agent’s to discuss putting my property on the market.’

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

narrow ‘The road was very narrow.’

a saxophone ‘I used to play the saxophone in a band.’

a shower room ‘There’s a shower room at the end of the corridor.’

to rain ‘We’ll cancel the picnic if it looks like it might rain.’

a freezer ‘There are ice creams in the freezer.’

a boarding pass ‘I think I've lost my boarding pass on the way here. Please could I have another?’

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

Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes
to drink in
‘I'd like a mocha to drink in, please.’

This means ‘to drink in the coffee shop’
laziness
‘They displayed a certain degree of laziness in their approach to the project.’
twenty-three
‘Twenty-two plus one is twenty-three.’
an estate agent’s
‘I’m going to the estate agent’s to discuss putting my property on the market.’
pollution
‘We’re monitoring the level of pollution in the river.’
narrow
‘The road was very narrow.’
a saxophone
‘I used to play the saxophone in a band.’
a shower room
‘There’s a shower room at the end of the corridor.’
to rain
‘We’ll cancel the picnic if it looks like it might rain.’
a freezer
‘There are ice creams in the freezer.’
a boarding pass
‘I think I've lost my boarding pass on the way here. Please could I have another?’
a grocery store
‘Is there a grocery shop nearby? We’ve run out of rice.’

Test questions


1)
I have an appointment at the _____ tomorrow because I want to sell my house.
 

 

2)
I went to the _____ to buy him a present because it has the largest range of products to choose from.
 

 

3)
You can store food for longer in _____ than in a fridge, but the food often needs defrosting before it can be cooked.
 

 

4)
The _____ is a wind instrument which uses keys to select notes to play.
 

 

5)
He is always late for school because of his _____ .
 

 

6)
We built _____ upstairs because there wasn’t enough room for a bathroom.
 

 

7)
_____ in the river from the factory caused the fish to die.
 

 

8)
twenty-two, _____ , twenty-four
 

 

9)
We’d like to order a latte and a cappuccino to _____ . Could you bring it to our table, please?
 

 

10)
Don’t forget your umbrella because it is forecast to _____ later.
 

 

11)
You have to show your passport and _____ at the gate before you can get on the aircraft.
 

 

12)
The road is too _____ for two cars to pass at once; one car has to pull in to let the other pass.