Here’s a brief text about a local savory biscuit, known as “galletti”. I’ve taken out a few words. Use your language skills to omplete it. Email your answers using the form below. Also known ___1___ water crackers, the savory galletti are thin, hard, and brittle Maltese biscuits consisting ___2___ flour, salt, semolina, yeast, sugar, warmContinue reading “Galletti (water crackers)”
FCE exam task – Not Only Grammar We had the end-of-month test in class. Here’s a sample of what the students had to work on. It’s taken from a Cambridge First Certificate Exam past paper. Try it and post your answers in the comments box below. You have nothing to lose!
Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tense: At the same time every afternoon, while seated on the same bench, my father-in-law, Rosario Buttaci, silently <1>__________ (watch) John Babalola Wale and his family <2>__________ (climb) the steep walkway in the village of Sutera that <3>__________ (lead) from Piazza Europa to the old Arab quarterContinue reading “Know your tenses! – Changes in a Sicilian village”
Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tense Deciem’s sales 9__________ (hit) $300 million, which 10__________ (be) significant for a company best known for its inexpensive products, specifically from its marquee brand, The Ordinary. Kim Kardashian publicly 11__________ (claim) her love of one of the serums, which 12__________ (cost) less than $10. Deciem 13__________Continue reading “Know your tenses – Brandon Truaxe (part 2)”
Use prepositions to complete the text. Type your answers in the comments box below and send. Good luck! For example, while you might be obsessed ___(1)___ football, you’re interested ___(2)___ it, keen ___(3)___ it, devoted ___(4)___ it, fond ___(5)___ it, passionate ___(6)___ it, fascinated ___(7)___ it and mad ___(8)___ it. You’re ___(9)___ danger, ___(10)___ risk, but ___(11)___ threat. It’s almost as if prepositions are being pulled out ofContinue reading “Prepositions practice #001”