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Thursday, 16 November 2017 10:21

New Forth Road Bridge breaks records in Scotland

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Queen opens record-breaking new Forth Bridge in Edinburgh.  Do this upper intermediate reading comprehension exercise about the Queensferry Crossing including questions and answers.

Friday, 10 November 2017 15:53

As cool as a cucumber

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AS COOL AS A CUCUMBER! means being very calm, relaxed, stress free!

Friday, 10 November 2017 15:48

Bob's your uncle

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BOB’S YOUR UNCLE! means: it is so easy!... when the literal translation doesn't make sense!

Friday, 10 November 2017 15:38

Break a leg

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BREAK A LEG means: good luck! It's English humour, baby!

Subject-verb inversion is a feature of English common in formal or literary styles where the subject of a sentence follows the verb rather than the reverse. This section explains the rules that govern the various forms of subject-verb inversion. It includes subject-auxiliary inversion where the verb being moved is an auxiliary verb.

From the invention of television to the world wide web, British inventors have been at the forefront of innovation. Read more in this advanced level reading comprehension with questions and answers.

Friday, 06 October 2017 09:46

A tough cookie

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A TOUGH COOKIE: What does it mean? It is a person with a strong and determined character who usually succeeds even in difficult situations.

Friday, 06 October 2017 09:44

A bad hair day

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A BAD HAIR DAY means: a day when everything goes wrong! Is it a bad hair day for you today?

Friday, 06 October 2017 09:40

Turn to jelly

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TURN TO JELLY means: suddenly feeling weak because you are frightened, nervous, or ill. And you have you ever turned to jelly?

Monday, 18 September 2017 08:45

British food - Love it or hate it?

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What makes a Full English Breakfast so good? A brief look at traditional foods in Britain.  Do this elementary reading comprehension exercise including questions and answers.

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