B Extend your vocabulary
B1 Word quiz:
First read carefully!
Surf to http://a4esl.org/q/h/vocabulary.html
1 Choose "easy" and do Analogies, Group nouns, Occupations, Opposites (several)
2 Choose "difficult" and do Suffixes, Word association and the Proficiency test
3 Choose "difficult"and do a number of other assignments, but take care you save 10 minutes to do the following exercise:
4 http://www.xtec.es/~ogodoy/sac/wordbuilding/exercises.htm about word-building, very useful.
B2a Personal vocabulary list
Surf to www.wrts.nl
, make an account and start your own personal vocabulary list. Don't enter
single words, but make meaningful little sentences. Use CAPITALS for the word
you want to learn and type down its Dutch translation on the right.
This site offers you 7 ways to learn and remember the words. You can delete and add words as much as you like!
B2b Exam vocabulary list
To pass exam you need to know 4800
English words. Log in at WRTS, then type in
http://blp.wrts.nl in the URL space and take over the exam vocabulary
lists. These lists offer you the final 800 English words you need to know.
Delete all words you already know and start learning!
B3 Build your vocabulary
Surf to www.esl-lab.com and scroll down to: 20-Minute ESL Vocabulary Lessons. Choose a theme, study the words and do the exercises (at least three different themes!)
quizzes, first click the arrow, then choose a subject before you start.
Speed is important in this quiz.
This one is really challenging!
Then surf to http://www.englishdaily626.com/proverbs.php and study the English proverbs. Pick 15 proverbs (not the easy ones!), typ them down in a Word document and find a fitting equivalent in Dutch.
Finally: read the following story: http://esl.about.com/od/intermediatereading/a/Phrasal-Verbs-With-Look.htm and study several meanings of look.