Vocabulary quiz

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Knowble is a free site that gives you news articles based on your vocabulary level and interests. You do need to sign up with an e-mail address.

First, you’ll take a vocabulary test, and the site gauges your level. Then, it gives you a variety of short news articles to choose from. Read them and take a quick vocab/comprehension test:

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As you do more articles, you add to your list of “learned” vocabulary.

The site is not limited to English learning. At this time, German, Spanish and Dutch are also available. And you can change your “support language” in the Preferences section. This will determine the language used when you hover over the blue vocabulary words. If you change the support language to Japanese, it will give you a Japanese translation of the word. I also tried changing it to English and…

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Tag Question

Offbeat English

  1. Finally she decide to go to Rio de Janeiro and settle down there, …………………… ?
  2. You couldn’t write the report, …………………… ?
  3. She has been to New York before, …………………… ?
  4. He seems rather shy, …………………… ?
  5. I think she won’t be able to come, …………………… ?
  6. You used to like this place, …………………… ?
  7. It isn’t too late, …………………… ?
  8. The shoes you bought look quite expensive, …………………… ?
  9. I am still a part of the project, …………………… ?
  10. He’s not supposed to be here, …………………… ?
  11. She has a terrible taste in clothes, …………………… ?
  12. You aren’t going anywhere, …………………… ?

 Answer

  1. didn’t she
  2. could you
  3. hasn’t she
  4. doesn’t he
  5. will she
  6. didn’t you
  7. is it
  8. don’t they
  9. aren’t I
  10. is he
  11. doesn’t she
  12. are you

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