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Vocabulary activities by category:
Elementary vocabulary activities.
Most frequent vocabulary
most frequent words in English (Para leerlo en tu móvil.)
With Spanish help. Now with a list of English and Spanish
Las 200 palabras más frecuentes en inglés con
ayuda en Español. (190 realmente)
List: The next 200
most frequent words in English
With Spanish help. Now with a list of English and Spanish
Las siguientes 200 palabras más frecuentes en inglés con
ayuda en Español. (189 realmente)
Upper-intermediate vocabulary activities:
Upper-intermediate Vocabulary 1 Cloze - to try something on, as cold as, to fit in with, a pizza to go, to take something back, to dress up, much more easily, to fight back, to keep up with, to go ahead, to put on, to tell someone, to stand out.
Upper-intermediate Vocabulary 2A Cloze - the complete absence of, to achieve an aim, to broaden one's knowledge, to be a drawback, to have high expectations, to lie in, meaningful activity, remarkably relaxed, to rise to the challenge/occasion, to solve a puzzle, the thrill of doing . . .
Upper-intermediate Vocabulary 2B Cloze - accessibility, disabilities, electrical, electronic, impression, inability, inaccessible, mindful, mindless, popularity, popularize, unimpressed.
Advanced vocabulary activities:
Advanced Vocabulary 1 Cloze - conscientious, courageous, self-deprecating, down-to-earth, to grasp, insight, knowledgeable, narrow-minded, nasty, outgoing, to rely on, to rub off on, sense of humor, shock, to shriek, spiteful, to stand to gain, in the grip of, unconventional, set in one's ways.
Advanced Vocabulary 2A Cloze - to acquire, appeal, by chance, to comply with, delight, to disobey, to engage in, extent, on hold, leisure, all at once, to opt for, in no time, in turn, in no way.
Advanced Vocabulary 2B Cloze - to beware, to blame, by and large, to draw on, to forward, to live life to the full/fullest, to gain, to get over a bad illness, for good, to live up to, to reflect, to take up, to wish, to wonder.
Advanced Vocabulary 3A Cloze - to challenge, to date someone, to tell the difference, to look forward to, to be grateful, light-hearted, over the hill, to label someone, ordinary, pointless, to sack, lips are sealed, to be smitten, tabloid, to feel thrilled, troublemaker, upbringing, by the way, to go from bad to worse, to go too far.
Advanced Vocabulary 3B Cloze - to address an issue, to give a chance, compelling, to be crowded, to embrace, a fellow person, to fit (the description) to get out of doing something, to hang out, to steal/hog the limelight, to narrow the gap, to pay attention, to portray, to be in the running, to set the record straight, to show off, to spiral downward, to struggle, to be over the top, touching.
Advanced Vocabulary 3C Cloze - to be about time, to get caught up in, to cope with, to face the music, a fuss, jargon, in-jokes, to lay into, to be up to the mark/standard, may/might as well, moving, to pick on, point, to pull in, a rollercoaster ride, to snap, on the spot, stem from, wake up to, to feel under the weather, best of both worlds.
Advanced Vocabulary 4A Cloze - to make an appointment, to point out, proposal, complaint, objection, gear towards, to make a point, to co-opt, at present, appreciate, altogether, on one's way.
Advanced Vocabulary 4B Quiz - Prefixes: dis, non, il, mis, im, un, in, ir.
Advanced Vocabulary 4C Cloze - Suffixes: able, ency, ly, ment, ation, ful, less, ness.
Advanced Vocabulary 5A Cloze - to apply, to get laid off, to earn a living, overtime, predecessor, under pressure, rejection, to run something, to screen, to select, to specialize, target, wages, to be worth it.
Advanced Vocabulary 5B Cloze - applicant, candidate, in charge, on the dole, downhearted, flexitime, keep your head down, inspiration, qualifications, severance pay, shifts, sketchy, skills, trades.
Advanced Vocabulary 5C Cloze - advisable, barely, career, contemporary, to exceed, go for it, funds, on the job, to major, a matter of, promotion, raise, survey, to get a thrill, to wear off.
Advanced Vocabulary 6A Cloze - to make an appointment, to make arrangements, to get back to someone, had better do something, the line is busy, to call, to catch what someone says, to cut off, to fill someone in, to fix something, to hang up, incoming calls, right away, to put through.
Advanced Vocabulary 6B Cloze - to call back, to break up, to dial, the line's engaged, hang on, on hold, to let someone know, to manage to do, to hang up on someone, to run out, to pass over, to put someone through, to rearrange something for someone, to speak up.
Advanced Vocabulary 6C Cloze - out of the blue, to discharge, to dump, not inconsiderable, to move things out, to plunge ahead, to put off, beyond recognition, reliably, it goes without saying, to set one’s mind to doing something, steadily, tedious.
Mixed Advanced Vocabulary 1A Cloze - active, analysts, apply, attraction, commercial, connecting, connections, contractors, decisive, differ, directions, distributor, economize, louder, unacceptable.
Mixed Advanced Vocabulary 1B Cloze - acceptance, act, addition, analysis, application, assistance, attractive, connection, contractually, difference, directly, distribution, economical.
Post-proficiency vocabulary activities:
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 1A Cloze - bleak, bound, cadence, to draft, to enact, in the grip of, haste, heinous, hyperbole, insurgent, to lob, malign, to mar, outrage, to overhaul, reckless, to smoulder, a stump speech, wake, wreckage.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 1B Cloze - to chuck, contempt, to count on, to evict, to foot the bill, might, misguided, onslaught, outpouring, to rail, to shun, struggle, to subvert, ties, trappings, treacherous, vitriol.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 1C Cloze - apprehensive, to bolster, desirable, to ditch, mantle, outcome, palpably, strife, to strive, to switch, to undermine.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 2 Cloze - to boost, to bear the brunt of, disenchantment, disillusioned, to emulate, to rekindle, scepticism, sozzled, threshold, to turn out, to woo.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 3A Cloze - to aggregate, to atomize, axiom, blockbuster, to crave, to devour, dreary, mischievous, quirky, remarkably, rust-belt, to skew, toddler.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 3B Cloze - to accrue, to amass, appeal, to make a beeline for, to commoditize, to constrain, marginal cost, nerd, to notch up, obscure, to overwhelm, to proliferate, rate ot return, to reinforce, worthless.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 3C Cloze - array, bet, dizzying, enduring, hefty, leap, outsized, peak, premium, to stoke, the long tail.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 4 Cloze - atrocity, to avert, blatantly, to carry on, chance, checks and balances, to conflate, to delegitimize, eager, to empower, to ennoble, fate, folly, to frame, to handle, inconceivable, misfortune, ominously, oversight, peril, to rally, to ram, to set in, to sweep aside, to telegraph, tirade.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 5 Cloze - to be about to do something, ages, albeit, range anxiety, to assemble, to bellow, bold, to choke, commitment, to dawn, to deter, emissions, to emit, forecourt, change of gear, to growl, to hit, humble, keen, the likes of, to move along, premium, profitable, to propel, proportion, to put up, to reckon, reliance, for the sake of something or someone, to be set to do something, slick, to spew, to stir feelings, to subsidize, to surge, to sweeten, long/short term, thin profit margin, to tighten, tough, tricky tasks, to undergo, to happen in the wake of, to whir.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 6A Cloze - chunk, collagen, to conjure up, to down, to grind, hoof, hydrolyzed, to jiggle, the lowdown, to mess with, oddball, to pick, smoothie, a thing, yuck.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 6B Cloze - achy, to aggravate, broth, to feed, grass, gut, to incur, joint, leaky, lining, nail, pasture, perk, to set, smooth, tissue.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 7A Cloze - to attenuate, brief, a burst, to exert, a feat, to ferry, to forbid, to merge, nippy, to overcome, plausible, to poke, to shine, to sweep across, a take on, to toy with, transmitter, to wash over.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 7B Cloze - capricious, to hint at, to get one's jollies, largesse, to pick out, pizzazz, to plumb, to slip, tall order, for one thing, to weigh in.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 8A Cloze - to botch, to incarcerate, maven, notorious, redemptive, to return (profits), savvy, to serve (time), to spur, to stumble, workforce.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 8B Cloze - bumper, commissary, hazard, inmate, internship, mattress, menial, prospect, to rebrand, share, to shoot (up), spectacles, (to cause a) stir.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 8C Cloze - bias, cloak, to enhance, euphemism, idleness, indentured servitude, to lampoon, lingerie, marketable, recidivism, takeover, undoubtedly, unpalatable, to wrap.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 9A Cloze - to accommodate, aisle, armrest, carrier, crew, to drag, horrified, to overbook, overcrowded, PR, air rage, to refuse, to give something up, to urge, viral, woodenly, to yank.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 9B Cloze - amid, antipathy, to bar, to deride, to disembark, off-duty, erroneously, frenzy, to highlight, to loop, to nuzzle, to praise, to single out, to strike a bargain, to subside, to swirl, to tackle, to tempt.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 10A Cloze - to devise, to distil, emergence, to gouge, to hand over to rack something up, to restrain, to spawn, to step in, upstart, to make waves.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 10B Cloze - antitrust, to blindside, to collude, to entail, to loosen the grip, incumbent, moat, sanguine, scope, to stifle, traction.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 11A Cloze - to bequeath, to bite the hand that feeds one, brazenly, conundrum, farcical, forthcoming, gadfly, gusto, madcap, to meddle, to safeguard, shortcomings.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 11B Cloze - affront, to allay, to bank on, in cahoots, dogged, to look a gift-horse in the mouth, pursuit, raked-over, to rumble a story, to strain, to transpire.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 11C Cloze - allegations, to do someone's bidding, too big for one's boots, to conspire, counsel, defenestration, dismissal, irksomely, to lash out at, to portend, to prime the pump, to recuse oneself, to uphold, wiretap.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 12A Cloze - bright, contempt, to cripple, dim, flattering, flaw, incorrigible, narcissism, prominent, rampant.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 12B Cloze - allegedly, to deny, dumb, feeble-minded, ghostwriter, goddamn, late, moron, plain, stunning.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 12C Cloze - blunder, self-defeating, dimwitted, to double-down to fume, mitigating, to step up, studded, thunderously, to vet.
Post-proficiency Vocabulary 12D Cloze - to dazzle, deficiency, excruciatingly, flagrantly, to hold forth, to humiliate, peerless, to submit, to toss, towering, void.
From an article in the New York Times - the aftermath, nonetheless, to cast votes, to win by a landslide, with good grace, gerrymandering, to tilt the playing field, to meet with defiance, not even halfway fair, to the max, to purge, spurious, fair play, to rig the vote, to hype, the run-up to, bedraggled, facade, clear and present danger, well-being, to berate.
From an article in the Economist - clued-up,
to unwind, contestant,
a staple of,
put off, brain-teaser,
to disqualify, to
From an article in Empire Magazine -
sinister, scrawl, sibling, a nod to, mortician, drawn to, thread, grief, happen to be, wrapped, to creep, jolt, renowned, eerie, warping, pay homage, riff, to huddle, creepy, to get away with, twist, contextualise, ambiguity, dilapidated, schizophrenic, to stumble upon, turret, set, doorknob, to lay out, unease, aplenty, irreverent, mantelpiece, delightful, canvas, thorough, arc.
From an article in NYT - acumen, aspirational, bring up, Cassandra, cite, clasp, confer, crumpled, Dataism, demeanor, depict, detachment, doomsayer, glance, harrowing, harsh, hectic, hotbed, incongruously, infatuated, lap, paramount, hard-pressed, puzzled, rank-and-file, resign oneself to, rogue, make sense, slouch, starkly, stipend, surpass, teeming, tempting, rule-of-thumb, unfold, usher in, wary, free will.
From an article in the Atlantic -
1. adroit, allure, can't be bothered (to do something), cynic, to disclose, earshot, every so often, excruciating, faux, fit, to flub, glitch, to go astray, to hover, ilk, insofar, lugubrious, to misconstrue, omniscient, to scoff, squat, tether, to keep tabs on. 2. to
to marshal forces,
to opt into,
womb. 3. disembodied, enthralling, to fight the urge, carryover, eavesdropping, bearing, breathy, to keep under wraps, obsequiousness, sass, to fine-tune, disingenuous, to dodge, garrulous, to unveil, cutting-edge, disfluency, gung ho, nuance, to pervade, to betray, intuit, glean. 4. to blurt out, bout, to cling, denial, to disseminate, to envision, fecundity, to flatter, to giggle, to grunt, to hang around with, to hold out, insipid, nefarious, pique, rant, shallowness, to spoil rotten, unencumbered, unflaggingly, untapped, virtuosic.
From an article in the Economist - mobster,
manhunt, on the
sort out, lightning
Vocabulary from an article on Netflix film Outlaw King: Vocabulary: at large, brisk, brooding, canon,
days are numbered, debut, disembowel, fealty, godparents, gravitas, ill-tempered, lived in, muddy, outlaw, pace, persevere, pledge, regal, reignite, ripsnorter, ruler, run-in, self-contained, setback, sick of, sparks fly, submissive, take on, tale, tribute, turn up, venerable.
Vocabulary from an article in WSJ about Smart TVs: Vocabulary: TV set, remote control, turn on, browse, clunky, interface, low-res, device, upgrade, depreciate, drive off the lot, technology-driven shift, cable, stream, stick with, dive into, back catalog, cobble together, support, be up to, plug in, set-top box, call it a day, safe bet, account for, vast majority, workload, assortment, end up, lifespan.
Vocabulary from an article in the Economist about Tabletop Gaming: Britons and gaming: stock exchange, tabletop gaming, roll dice,
heartened, sort of, booming, shares, rise, pricey, unfathomably, pit against, firm, net profit, broad, goblin, crowdfunding, uncool,
keep at bay, sex up, decompress, proliferation, guild.
Vocabulary from an article in Empire Magazine about The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: Buster Scruggs: genre, soap opera, gallop, ins and outs,
flick, misanthrope, saloon, go down, honky-tonk, prone, giggle, concur, tinted, shades, lack of eye contact, slice, Americana, folksy, scrap, span, packed with riffs on, bewitch, roughness, tease, insight, inscrutable, pull up a chair, wagon train, prairie, voracious, faintly,
thigh, slap, warble, cheesy, come along with, mindblower, good shit, around for, come along with, cut a movie, corny, stuffed, beloved,
trusty, steed, atypical, marvel at, showdown, straddle, gleaming, duel, stunt, rider, bareback, weird, go off like clockwork, striking,
effortlessly, elocution, stringent, have a hold on, humane, take in, iconic, landmark, shorthand, set the tone, incongruous, lush, take its toll, porta potty, gasp, sombre, dripping in, wit, wry, remark, gallows humour, hangman, noose, punchline, to boot, gag, ride off into the sunset, pastoral, shaggy dog story, hark back to, weird shit, nobody gets out alive, dash hopes, masterclass, well-trodden, hallmark,
scurry, on a bleak note, fate, grim, shit town, shuffle out, bat away, inscrutable, dip your toes in, sandpit or sandbox.
Vocabulary from other activities on the website:
Vocabulary from a book teaser: Vocabulary, Definitions: annihilation, aware, bloodbath, mind-boggling, elsewhere, to ensue, extraordinarily, to put a human face on, far-fetched, genocidal, to happen to do something, hatred, hideousness, the Holocaust, impervious, inexplicably, to lament, lovebirds, to massacre, monstrous, to set something into motion, odious, orgy, on the rise, ruthless, to slaughter, susceptible, to have a tiger by the tail, thus, unapproachable, to verify.
Vocabulary from a book teaser: Vocabulary, Definitions:
alibi, deduction, disappointed, driven, to engage, to feature, inimitable, perpetrator, plot, snowdrift, to spoil, to stab, to be stumped, teaser, to stop someone (dead) in their tracks, plot twist, whodunit.
Vocabulary from a book teaser: Vocabulary, Definitions:
to adjourn, to bet, to boast, grotesque, macabre, (opinion) poll, premise, to rank, reliability, resort, in a row.
Vocabulary from a book teaser: Vocabulary, Definitions:
abyss, awkward, banter, the birds and the bees, butler, to ride one's coattails, to cringe, to feel deflated, to fall into disgrace, to tie up loose ends, erstwhile, goodwill, illusory, irreconcilable, lest, to lighten up, His/Your Lordship, in a nutshell, to pin one's hopes on, pointless, quintessential, regrettable, to render, unrelenting, verbose.
Vocabulary from a book teaser: Vocabulary, Definitions: ahead of one's time, to befall, the butt of a joke, the corridors of power, farce, to go down well, hedonistic, hilarious, idle rich, indeed, to go to great lengths, libertine, literary, madcap, to mock, stuffy, travesty, vanity, wide open, to wield, witty.
Vocabulary from a book review: Vocabulary, Definitions: acquaintance, to arouse suspicion, basement, to convict, creep, to discern, to dismember, DNA, to drop, to exonerate, forensic, gruesome, to hang, infamous, to murder, notably, poisonous, the press, promiscuous, scopolamine, to sentence, sleuth, socialite, to throw someone off the trail, trial, to turn something up, unidentifiable.
Vocabulary from a short essay on mobile phones: Vocabulary: to chastise, to commute, to dare, foregone conclusion, patently, pinky, a pop, to skip, slash, to spit out, sucker, to swear, to sweat, upcoming, to whine.
Phrasal Verb Vocabulary:
Phrasal Verbs Crossword 1 - approve of, ask for, be off, be up, check into, come up with, deal with, dig up, feel up to, fill in, get up, give in, go up, hand in, hurry up, keep up with, leave on, look around, look for, look forward to, make out, pay for, pick up somebody, print out, put away, run over, set about, sit down, speak up, stand up, sum up.
Mixed vocabulary activities:
Vocabulary List 10 Cloze, Vocabulary List 10 Quiz. by Maggie Twiss - to enslave,
to lurk, to withdraw,
Vocabulary List 9 Cloze, Vocabulary List 9 Quiz. by Maggie Twiss -to aid,
Vocabulary List 8 Cloze, Vocabulary List 8 Quiz. by Maggie Twiss
- to contain, to send, to capture, to bite, to guide, to determine, to rescue, to alert, to distract, to reappear.
Vocabulary List 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d. by Paul Kelly - 121 Friends – words which are identical in English and Spanish.
Vocabulary List 6 Cloze, Vocabulary List 6 Quiz. by Maggie Twiss - to reoccupy, to set out, to set loose, to regain, to seize, to inherit, to become certain, to take (something) away, to accompany, to shake off pursuit.
Vocabulary List 5 Cloze, Vocabulary List 5 Quiz, by Maggie Twiss - to forge, to defeat, to claim, to ambush, to dwell, to strangle, to acquire, to banish, to recount, to remanifest.
Vocabulary List 4 Cloze, Vocabulary List 4 Quiz - to scowl, to repose, to dash, to relish, to spare, to probe, to quarantine, to mangle, to lecture, to feign.
Vocabulary List 3 Cloze, Vocabulary List 3 Quiz - to backpack, to start off, to stretch, to wander, to traverse, to join, to reminisce, to grin, to seem to be, to overcome.
Vocabulary List 2 Cloze, Vocabulary List 2 Quiz - to splash out,
to turn out,
to keep a low profile,
to spice up, to stick to,
to acquire, to draw the shutters on.
Vocabulary List 1 Cloze, Vocabulary List 1 Quiz, by Victoria Fontana - to pander, to nitpick, to get/give/take a shellacking, visceral, a riddle, to riddle, to convey, compelling, to belittle, utter, to dwell.
Business vocabulary activities:
Business letters 1 - in accordance with, to get back to someone, to confirm, in connection with, detailing, due, to enquire, to give a rough estimate, hesitate, with regard to, regarding, reminder, to sort out, to take a look at, to keep in touch.
Business letters 2 - to arrange a suitable time for, to claim an amount, to come back with, customer complaints, delighted, to expect, to leave something to someone, outlining, in question, with reference to, to sue.
Business letters 3 - to claim, we regret to inform you, to see or get someone's point, the sooner the better, details, apologize, to copy someone, to be pleased to inform someone, to looking forward to seeing someone, to give your regards to someone, to get a hold of someone, to disregard something.
Business Abbreviations Crossword - annual general meeting, annual percentage rate, any other business, as soon as possible, cash on delivery, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, continuing professional development, curriculum vitae, estimated time of arrival, for wthat it's worth, for your information, frequently asked questions, gross domestic product, human resources, I owe you, in my opinion, initial public offering, Internet service provider, Just-in-time production, managemente buyout, managing director, Master of Business Administration, Mergers and acquisitions, National Insurance, per annum, point of sale, postage and packing, public relations, research and development, retail price index, return on investment, Total Quality Management, unique selling point, Value Added Tax, very important person.
FT article crossword - to come in from the cold, safe haven, stock, to sink, volatility, to spur, to rally, to shun, to jump,
listed, to rebound, sharply, to buckle, a drag, yield, to offset, cluster, equity, to reassert, pullback, a soft patch, upside,
catalyst, trading, to break out, anchored, moving average, hedge fund, trimmed, bearish, bullish, inflow, correction,
tightening, hit, assets, rangebound, to perform, to recalibrate, upcoming, takeover, to subject to.
More elementary vocabulary activities.
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Actividad para practicar el verbo "get" realizada por el profesor de inglés David Harper. 1) Primero lee el texto (Get worksheet 1) y decide dónde insertar el verbo "get" (hay más que 20 ejemplos en distintas formas). 2) Escucha el texto para comprobar tus respuestas (Get MP3 2). (Get MP3 3) es más lento. Lee el texto (Get worksheet 2) y corrige tus respuestas. 3. Relaciona los usos de Get en el texto con las estructuras (Get worksheet 3). 4. Corrige tus respuestas (Get worksheet 4). Para oír la historia de forma más natural, escucha (Get MP3 1).
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