Category: Besedišče – izberi besedo (Vocabulary – choose a word)

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Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived… the wives of Henry VIII

Obkroži pravilno besedo iz nabora v oklepaju. / Circle the correct word from the two in brackets. The larger-than-life character of King Henry VIII (1509-47) dazzles across the centuries. He founded a national church, transformed government, built a strong Navy and encouraged a flourishing of the arts. He… Preberi več

Students take mobile phones into exams as they feel ‘anxious’ without them

Na vsako manjkajoče mesto v besedilu vstavi ustrezno besedo iz spodnjega nabora. / Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. 1 a) machines b) devices c) instruments d) tools 2 a) by b) with c) from d) to 3 a) losing b) lost c)… Preberi več

Personality adjectives 1

Izberi manjkajoči pridevnik. / Choose the missing adjective. 1 Larry is one of the best students at our school. He’s very _____. a) loyal b) intelligent c) honest   2 Molly is my best friend because she never tells anyone our secrets. She is a _____ person. a)… Preberi več

Meet the families choosing elite home-schooling

Besedišče na temo šolanja: iz konteksta poskušaj ugotoviti pomen podčrtanih besed/besednih zvez. Poveži besedo/besedno zvezo na levi z ustrezno definicijo na desni strani tabele. / Vocabulary – schooling: work out the meaning of the underlined words/expressions from the text. Match the word/expression on the left with the suitable… Preberi več

Sergey Bubka

Besedišče: podčrtanim besedam/besednim zvezam poišči ustrezne sopomenke v spodnji tabeli. / Vocabulary: read the underlined words/expressions and find their synonyms in the box below. Sergey Bubka, Ukrainian Serhiy Bubka, (born December 14, 1963, Voroshilovgrad, Ukraine, U.S.S.R. [now Luhansk, Ukraine]), Ukrainian athlete, the first pole-vaulter to clear 6.1 metres.… Preberi več

What’s the Real History of Black Friday?

Besedišče: dopolni besedilo z besedami iz tabele. Ena beseda je odveč. / Vocabulary: fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. One word is not used. common bankrupting hordes accounting slaves bargains spendthrifts retailers merchandise survey crash shoplifters   It makes sense that the term… Preberi več

Texas schools bring back corporal punishment for bad behaviour

Besedišče: iz spodnje tabele izberi ustrezno manjkajočo besedo. / Multiple choice: choose the correct word from the box below. Three schools in Texas are reintroducing corporal punishment for bad behaviour. Staff will be able to use a wooden paddle to beat __________ (1) students in Three Rivers Schools District, which educates… Preberi več

‘Monkey selfie’ case

Besedišče: iz spodnje tabele izberi ustrezno manjkajočo besedo. / Multiple choice: choose the correct word from the box below. A photographer whose camera was used by a monkey to take a selfie __________ (1) a two-year legal battle against an animal rights group about copyright over the image. Naruto,… Preberi več

‘Pen’ identifies cancer in 10 seconds

Besedišče: iz spodnje tabele izberi ustrezno manjkajočo besedo. / Multiple choice: choose the correct word from the box below. A handheld device can identify cancerous tissue in 10 seconds, according to scientists at the University of Texas. They say it could make surgery to remove a tumour quicker,… Preberi več

Coping with Last Day of School Sadness

Besedišče: iz spodnje tabele izberi ustrezno manjkajočo besedo. / Multiple choice: choose the correct word from the box below.   The last day of school is almost universally seen as a day of celebration and joy—for the students, at __________ (1). But believe it or not, underlying the… Preberi več