Downtown Abbey – ESL Worksheet – IELTS

Hello, and thank you for visiting! This worksheet is about Downtown Abbey, an extremely popular British television show. You’ll need to download the worksheet to view it and use it. DOWNTOWN ABBEY At first glance, Downtown Abbey is nothing more than a quietly charming television show. Look closer, however, and you will find it is much more than that. In… Read More »

IELTS Vocabulary – Quick Quiz

Try this quiz to improve your IELTS vocabulary. Time yourself for 2 minutes. Then check your answer to see how well you did! _____ 1.      sharp A. There are students here from many countries. _____ 2.      stable B. Universities _____ their students and award degrees. _____ 3.      educate C. My mother is very calm. She never cries or yells. _____… Read More »

Eating Healthy, Eating Out – IELTS Reading Quiz

Here is a worksheet you can print out and use to improve your reading comprehension. You’ll need to download the worksheet to view it and use it. When you do the IELTS reading, you must get your answers fast. There are 3 questions on this quiz. Try to do them in 3 minutes or less! EATING HEALTHY – EATING OUT   Many people today… Read More »

An Easy Guide to Comparative Adjectives for IELTS

Practice writing comparative adjectives correctly for the Writing and Speaking parts of the IELTS exam. Here is an easy guide to help you. Try out the exercises for practice! A. Comparatives compare two things. Use comparative adjective + than. Example: Mona is taller than Karim. PRACTICE Write the correct form of each comparative adjective below.  My house is bigger… Read More »

IELTS Vocabulary – Quick Quiz

Try this quiz to improve your IELTS vocabulary. Time yourself for 2 minutes. Then check your answer to see how well you did! _____ 1.      mood A. I eat eggs for breakfast and chicken for lunch. _____ 2.      mix B. Sarah is feeling very serious today. _____ 3.      light meal C. People with diabetes must watch what they eat. _____… Read More »

IELTS Worksheet – Breakfast Around the World

Good Morning & Happy Monday! Today’s worksheet is a reading with two IELTS-style tasks – comprehension questions and a Writing Task 1. I’ve also included an answer key for the comprehension questions. You’ll need to download the worksheet to view it and use it. If you’re interested in improving your IELTS Reading score in the next few weeks, visit my blog this… Read More »

IELTS Vocabulary – Quick Quiz

Try this quiz to improve your IELTS vocabulary. Time yourself for 2 minutes. Then check your answer to see how well you did! _____ 1.      mood A. I eat eggs for breakfast and chicken for lunch. _____ 2.      mix B. Sarah is feeling very serious today. _____ 3.      light meal C. People with diabetes must watch what they eat. _____… Read More »

Beverly Cleary – IELTS Reading Worksheet

BEVERLY CLEARY Have you ever heard of Ramona Quimby? Most American children have heard of Ramona. Ramona Quimby is a character from Beverly Cleary’s books. Beverly Cleary is a famous author. She wrote more than 30 children’s books. Beverly has sold more than 91 million books in English! Her books are also translated into other languages. Children around… Read More »

Superlative Adjectives

Superlative adjectives describe the difference between three things.   ·         For adjectives with 1 syllable, use the+ -est.    ·         If an adjective ends in 1 vowel and 1 consonant, double the consonant, as in big à the biggest.  ·         If the adjective ends in –e, add only –st., as in nice à the nicest. ·         For most adjectives with two… Read More »

Comparative Adjectives

Comparative adjectives describe the difference between two things. For adjectives with one syllable, use adjective + er. The word “than” often follows comparative adjectives. (high –> higher, low –> lower) If an adjective ends in one vowel and one consonant, double the consonant. (as in big –> bigger). If the adjective ends in –e, just add –r.  (large –> larger) For most adjectives with two or more syllables, use more… Read More »