General English vocab trainer


New vocabulary


 

The test below includes the following new vocabulary:

Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes
a screwdriver ‘Use a screwdriver to adjust the door hinge.’

an adjustable spanner ‘Do you have an adjustable spanner I can borrow? I need to tighten a bolt on the lawnmower.’

a saw ‘I’ll use a saw to shorten the fence panels so they fit properly.’

a nail ‘Do you have any nails I can use to secure the trellis to the fence?’

a spanner ‘The fitting needs tightening with a spanner.’

American English = ‘a wrench’
a drill bit ‘The drill bit has worn out after only a few minutes.’

a drill ‘Use a drill to make a hole for the cable to pass through.’

a hammer ‘The nail has fallen out of the wall. I need a hammer to put it back in.’

Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes
a screwdriver
‘Use a screwdriver to adjust the door hinge.’
an adjustable spanner
‘Do you have an adjustable spanner I can borrow? I need to tighten a bolt on the lawnmower.’
a saw
‘I’ll use a saw to shorten the fence panels so they fit properly.’
a nail
‘Do you have any nails I can use to secure the trellis to the fence?’
a spanner
‘The fitting needs tightening with a spanner.’

American English = ‘a wrench’
a drill bit
‘The drill bit has worn out after only a few minutes.’
a drill
‘Use a drill to make a hole for the cable to pass through.’
a hammer
‘The nail has fallen out of the wall. I need a hammer to put it back in.’

Test questions

  • This plank of wood is too long; I need _____ to shorten it.


  • The drill is sold with lots of different sized _____.


  • I need _____ to make a hole in this piece of wood.


  • _____ allows you to tighten bolts of different sizes.


  • I need _____ so that I can adjust the saddle on my bicycle.


  • The battery compartment is fixed with a screw; I need _____ to open it.


  • A hammer is used to hit _____ into surfaces like wood.


  • The nails in the gate have rusted. I need _____ so that I can put in some new ones.