B Extend your vocabulary

Angry Computer cartoon 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:
http://www.xtec.es/~ogodoy/sac/wordbuilding/exercises.htm about word-building, very useful.


Angry Computer cartoon 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!

Angry Computer cartoon 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!)


Angry Computer cartoon B4 Miscellaneous

Surf to vocabulary 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.