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39 English vocabulary video lessons with exercises and answers which will help with your English pronunciation practice and English vocabulary building. These English-speaking exercises are a quick way to build English vocabulary.

English vocabulary lesson with words connected to travel. This lesson will help you define postcard, tour, day-trip, border, scenery, connection, landmark, excursion and jet lag.

(A) postcard NOUN a small card that you write on one side of and send to someone in the post. It has a picture on it and is sent from a place you are visiting
‘I promise I will send you a postcard when I arrive.’

 

(A) tour NOUN travelling to several places in an area for pleasure
‘Next week I will start my 15-day tour of Iran.’

 

(A) day-trip NOUN a journey that you make for pleasure in which you go to a place and come back on the same day
‘While I was on Iceland I took a day-trip to see the aura borealis.’

 

(A) border NOUN the line that divides two countries or areas
‘The border between North and South Korea is not the safest place on earth.’

 

(–) scenery NOUN natural things such as trees, mountains, and lakes that you can see in a particular place
‘In Asia the scenery is very . . . green.’

 

(A) connection NOUN when you arrive by train, bus, or plane at a place and then change to a different train, bus, or plane and continue your journey
‘My plane leaves Bangkok at 10:25. Then I have a connection in Kuala Lumpur that will take me to Jakarta.’

 

(A) landmark NOUN a famous building or object that you can see easily
‘The Eiffel Tower is the most famous landmark in Paris. You can see it from everywhere in the city.’

 

(An) excursion NOUN a short journey by a group of people made for pleasure
‘I was the only person on the excursion to the top of the tower.’

 

(–) jet lag NOUN extreme tiredness felt by a person after a long flight across different time zones
‘I always feel very tired after a flight from Europe to Asia – I guess it must be jet-lag.’

 

  • Write the correct word for the definition given. Use an article if necessary: a, an, the.

    (Instructions) Write the correct word for the definition given. Use an article if necessary: a, an, the.

  • Travel 1
    This vocabulary lesson will help you define travel, traveller, trip, journey, view, capital, custom, sightseeing, backpacking and attraction. (8:00)

    Places To Live
    This vocabulary lesson will help you define studio, Flat, cottage, detached house, terraced house, semi-detached house, kennel, bungalow, mansion and penthouse. (8:00)

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Common Mistakes in English video lessons

Stop common mistakes in English grammar - 18 video lessons with tests and practice exercises to stop you making English grammar and vocabulary mistakes.

This English grammar lesson will help you remember to add the letter –s to the end of a verb when using the third person singular.

Watch the video then do the revision exercises. If you need more help then read the text below before trying the exercises.

When a number is an adjective there is no -s.
‘A 1,500-metre-high walkway.’
‘A four-man walking team.’

‘A five-minute queue.’
(We add hyphens to multiple word adjectives that go before the noun)

‘A five-minute queue. (Queue is the noun, . . .)
‘A five-minute queue.’
(. . . five-minute is the multiple word adjective that describes it)

‘A one-man photography team.’
‘It is a 25-window walkway.’
(When the adjective comes after the noun . . .
‘The walkway has 25 windows.’
. . . we use an -s if it is more than one, but no hyphens)

Remember: When a number is an adjective no -s.

Now do the revision exercises.

 

  • Numbers as words or digits?
    Write the numbers 0 – 10 as words. (2:00)

    At night and in the night
    At night is used when we talk about every night. In the night talks about a specific night. (2:00)

    Vocabulary Video Lesson: Censorship
    This lesson will help you define censorship, black out, blur out, grawlix, illicit, restriction, suppression, expletive and bowdlerize. (8:00)

  • Travel 1
    This vocabulary lesson will help you define travel, traveller, trip, journey, view, capital, custom, sightseeing, backpacking and attraction. (8:00)

    Places To Live
    This vocabulary lesson will help you define studio, Flat, cottage, detached house, terraced house, semi-detached house, kennel, bungalow, mansion and penthouse. (8:00)

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