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Colours and patterns

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Colours


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black ‘I can’t decide whether to buy a grey car or a black one.’

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blue ‘The sea on holiday was light blue.’

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brown ‘I’ve bought a new brown suit.’

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green ‘The grass is very green.’

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grey ‘I think we need to repaint the walls. I don’t like this shade of grey.’

American English = ‘gray‘

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orange ‘The new company logo is orange and green.’

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pink ‘Our brand colours are pink and purple.’

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purple ‘I’ve lost my purple woolly hat.’

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red ‘The tablecloth has red and white stripes.’

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turquoise ‘My new car is turquoise.’

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white ‘The printer paper is white.’

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yellow ‘We’re painting the walls white and the doors yellow.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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black
‘I can’t decide whether to buy a grey car or a black one.’

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blue
‘The sea on holiday was light blue.’

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brown
‘I’ve bought a new brown suit.’

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green
‘The grass is very green.’

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grey
‘I think we need to repaint the walls. I don’t like this shade of grey.’

American English = ‘gray‘

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orange
‘The new company logo is orange and green.’

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pink
‘Our brand colours are pink and purple.’

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purple
‘I’ve lost my purple woolly hat.’

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red
‘The tablecloth has red and white stripes.’

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turquoise
‘My new car is turquoise.’

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white
‘The printer paper is white.’

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yellow
‘We’re painting the walls white and the doors yellow.’

Patterns


Your score Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes

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plain ‘Do you prefer the plain curtains or the striped ones?’

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striped ‘I’ve bought a new striped tablecloth.’

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checked ‘I was given some checked socks for my birthday.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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plain
‘Do you prefer the plain curtains or the striped ones?’

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striped
‘I’ve bought a new striped tablecloth.’

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checked
‘I was given some checked socks for my birthday.’

Other


Your score Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes

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light ‘My car is light green.’

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dark ‘I want to buy a dark blue T-shirt.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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light
‘My car is light green.’

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dark
‘I want to buy a dark blue T-shirt.’


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