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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 cults. This lesson will help you define belief, secrecy, brotherhood, doctrine, self-esteem, manipulate and God squad.

(A) belief NOUN an idea that you are certain is true
‘His beliefs include ghosts and giant spaghetti monsters.’

 

(–) secrecy NOUN keeping something secret
‘They meet in total secrecy.’

 

(A) brotherhood NOUN a group of people linked by a shared interest, religion or trade
‘The brotherhood of the Oculus share a love of eyes.’

 

(A) doctrine NOUN political or religious beliefs that are taught and accepted by a group of people
‘The doctrine of the Bacchus sect is taught from the day you join.’

 

(–) self-esteem NOUN the feeling that you are as important as other people
‘After a few months in a cult your self-esteem will be very low.’

 

manipulate VERB to control something or someone to your advantage, often unfairly
‘Cults manipulate their members so as to make them do things they wouldn’t normally do.’

 

(A) God squad NOUN Christians who are too forceful in trying to persuade other people to believe as they do
‘Sunday morning, 10 a.m., a knock at the door – it must be the God squad.’

 

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  • Cults 1
    This vocabulary lesson will help you define cult, sect, messiah, bizarre, psychological, individuality and apocalyptic. (8:00)

    Death
    This vocabulary lesson will help you define dead, bury, grave, suicide, corpse, cemetery, terminal, extinct, afterlife and posthumous.(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)

  • Cults 1
    This vocabulary lesson will help you define cult, sect, messiah, bizarre, psychological, individuality and apocalyptic. (8:00)

    Death
    This vocabulary lesson will help you define dead, bury, grave, suicide, corpse, cemetery, terminal, extinct, afterlife and posthumous.(8:00)

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