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VOCABULARY

On this page you'll find an assortment of vocabulary exercises at 'intermediate' level.

Exercise # 1

Meat

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  1. What word is used for the meat of a cow or bull?

     

  2. This meat is sliced and served fried with eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, sausages and bread for breakfast in Britain.

     

  3. What word is used for the meat of a pig?

     

  4. Young sheep's meat is called

     

  5. The flesh of a fully grown sheep is called

     

  6. The flesh of a deer used for eating is known as

     

  7. The collective word for the flesh of animals such as rabbits, pigeons, boar and deer hunted for sport or food is

     

  8. Roe and Caviar are the eggs of

     

  9. Roosters, hens, ducks, and turkeys when bred for food or for their eggs are collectively known as

     

  10. The bits considered less valuable of an animal such as the heart, wings, and liver that are used for food are known as

 

Exercise # 2

ODD-ONE-OUT

Which word in the following groups is different?

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Exercise # 3

Buildings

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  1. The building next to the railway line where people take / catch a train from is called a

     

  2. Native North (Red) Americans lived in a

     

  3. Queen Elizabeth II and most other kings and queens live in a

     

  4. A very tall building is called a

     

  5. Eskimos traditionally live in a house made of ice called an

     

  6. A lightweight portable shelter used when camping is called a

     

  7. A tall round building, with a powerful light on the top, that warns ships of dangerous rocks is called a

     

  8. A place where lots of people sleep in the same room is called a

     

  9. A house with only one floor is called a

     

  10. A set of rooms for living which are part of a larger building and are usually all on one floor is called a . Most people in Poland live in one of these.

 

Exercise # 4

Sports Words

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  1. He went to play at the golf .

     

  2. Joanna usually goes swimming every week at the swimming .

     

  3. The World Cup is every four years.

     

  4. He lost the badminton match because a string broke on his

     

  5. Some athletes are from future competitions because of positive drug tests.

     

  6. Cricket is played on a .

     

  7. If you don't warm up properly, you could a muscle.

     

  8. The person in charge of a cricket match is called the . But in football the same person is called the.

     

  9. David Beckham kicked the ball into the .

     

  10. The person who tries to stop the other team scoring in football is called the . Jerzy Dudek is one of these!

 

Exercise # 5

House Vocabulary

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  1. Where do you usually find a kettle, fridge and saucepan?

     

  2. Where do you find pillows, sheets, and an alarm clock?

     

  3. Where do you find shampoo, soap, toothbrush and bath?

     

  4. Where do you find a television, a settee and a coffee table?

     

  5. Where do you find coat hangers and clean clothes?

     

  6. Where do you find bicycles, the car and various odds and ends?

     

  7. Where do you find a spade, a fork, a hose, seeds and gardening gloves?

     

  8. Where do you find a cot, nappies, and a romper suit?

     

  9. Where do you find a washing machine, soap powder and dirty clothes?

     

  10. In large houses in which room might you find books, a desk and a computer?

 

Exercise # 6

Jobs

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  1. A person who owns a building or flat and rents it out for others to use is called a

     

  2. The person who owns or take cares of a farm is called a

     

  3. In the winter my pipes froze and I had to call a

     

  4. A person who makes bouquets and wreaths is called a

     

  5. A person who delivers letters is called a

     

  6. A person who works with metal, usually joining metal together, is called a

     

  7. Someone who is forced by law to join the army is known as a

     

  8. A person who makes things out of wood is called a

     

  9. A person whose job is to carry things (especially bags at a hotel or railway station) is called a

     

  10. Someone who teaches in a primary, secondary or high school is called a