Mesec: junij 2016


Word up: how to improve and enlarge your vocabulary

V besedilu poišči besede (ali besedne zveze), ki ustrezajo spodnjim definicijam. Besede si v besedilu sledijo po vrsti od 1 do 10. The most common question that people ask our team at Memrise is: can you help me learn a foreign language? A vocabulary rich in French or Chinese words… Preberi več

George Orwell: Animal Farm

Preberi spodnje besedilo. Zapiši, katere besedne vrste predstavljajo podčrtane besede (parts of speech: noun, pronoun, adjective, adverb, verb, article, preposition, conjunction, interjection). Animal Farm begins with a very drunk Mr. Jones (owner of Manor Farm) doing a really crummy job of, you know, his job. Luckily, there’s a… Preberi več

What’s the Difference Between Buffalo and Bison?

Linking words: postavi besede/zveze iz tabele na ustrezno mesto v besedilu. Vsaka je uporabljena enkrat. It’s easy to understand why people confuse bison and buffalo. Both are large, horned, oxlike animals of the Bovidae family. There are two kinds of bison, the American bison and the European bison,… Preberi več

Don’t abandon the Europe that I fought for – and my comrades died for

Dopolni vsako prazno mesto v besedilu z eno manjkajočo besedo. (Gap-fill) It is helpful to be old, for in my lifetime I have seen world population increase threefold; a stable seasonal climate become wildly unstable with drought, forest fires and floods; the pollution by humanity of the planet’s… Preberi več

Maria Sharapova: ITF joins Wada in declining to challenge ban appeal

Postavi glagol v oklepaju v ustrezno obliko (active and passive). Maria Sharapova’s path back to respectability got a little less stoney on Wednesday when she ____________________ (1 INFORM) that the International Tennis Federation had joined the World Anti-Doping Agency in declining to challenge her appeal against her two-year… Preberi več

Nigel Farage and Bob Geldof’s rival EU referendum flotillas clash on the Thames

Preberi besedilo, v katerem manjka 10 delov povedi. V spodnjem naboru A-J izberi ustrezen del povedi za vsako manjkajoče mesto (1-10). Odgovore (črke) zapiši na črto poleg številke. The Brexit battle took to the waves on Wednesday as Nigel Farage and Bob Geldof commandeered rival Thames cruiser boats… Preberi več

Second gravitational wave detected from ancient black hole collision

Postavi glagol v oklepaju v ustrezno obliko (active and passive). Physicists have detected ripples in the fabric of spacetime that were set in motion by the collision of two black holes far across the universe more than a billion years ago. The event marks only the second time… Preberi več

Deep voices

Besedotvorje: postavi besedo v oklepaju v ustrezno obliko. Scientists have cast new light on why some men have deeper voices than others. It was ____________________ (1 TRADITION) thought that males developed a lower pitched voice to attract members of the opposite sex. However, ____________________ (2 ANTHROPOLOGY) at the… Preberi več

Who is the mentally strongest person you have ever met?

Dopolni prazna mesta z ustreznimi predlogi (prepositions). My friend Fred. I met him _____ (1) the 9th grade where one day a teacher mentioned that his IQ was in the 150’s. If there was a way _____ (2) measure overall intelligence including emotional intelligence, I’m sure he would… Preberi več

Articles 3

Na manjkajoče mesto vstavi ustrezen člen (the, a, /) 1 On _______ Sundays, my father stays in ________bed and reads ________ book. 2 Who was ________ first person to climb ________ Mount Everest? 3 My sister has been in ________ hospital for 2 weeks. 4 ________ children love… Preberi več