ESL Words – Basic Level – slither, smolder, drift away

The snake is slithering.

The mountains are smoldering.

The smoke is drifting away.

A) The snake has coiled itself.
B) The snake has its tongue stuck out.
C) The snake is slithering. (A)

A) The sky is completely dark.
B) The mountains are smoldering. (A)
C) Firefighters are putting out the fire from the air.

A) The smoke is drifting away. (A)
B) The incense stick has been put out.
C) A man is lighting the incense stick.

Is the snake slithering? Yes.

What is happening to the mountains? They are smoldering.

Is the smoke drifting away? Yes.

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Self-Study Video for ESL Students – sit, skim, slalom

A lamp sits on the side table.

An airboat is skimming across the water.

The skier is slaloming down.

A) A man is turning on the lamp.
B) A lamp sits on the side table. (A)
C) The lamp has been turned off.

A) There are several people on the airboat.
B) The airboat is at a pier.
C) An airboat is skimming across the water. (A)

A) The skier is slaloming down. (A)
B) Two skiers are competing.
C) The skier is turning to his right.

What sits on the side table? A lamp sits on the side table.

Is the airboat at a pier? No. It is skimming across the water.

Is the skier slaloming down? Yes.

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Teach Yourself English Words – light up, set, sit

The fireworks have lit up the sky.

The sun is setting.

A vase with flowers sits on the side table.

A) The fireworks have lit up the sky. (A)
B) Fireworks are being produced in a factory.
C) The sky is dim.

A) The sun is setting. (A)
B) There are people looking at the sunset.
C) The sun is covered with clouds.

A) The vase is being put on the table by a lady.
B) A vase with flowers sits on the side table. (A)
C) A lady is sitting on the chair.

Have the fireworks lit up the sky? Yes.

Is the sun setting? Yes.

What sits on the side table besides a cup? A vase with flowers sits on the side table.

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English Vocabulary Words for ESL EFL Students – light up, scoop up, scribble

The Christmas tree has been lit up.

The digger is going to scoop up sand.

The chair has been scribbled on.

A) The digger is going to scoop up sand. (A)
B) Some workers are carrying sand.
C) Some workers are digging a hole.

A) A student is scribbling on the chair.
B) The chair has been scribbled on. (A)
C) The chair is being painted.

A) The Christmas tree has been lit up. (A)
B) The light of the Christmas tree has been turned off.
C) The Christmas tree is being decorated.

Is a student scribbling on the chair? No. It has already been scribbled on.

Has the Christmas tree been lit up? Yes.

Is the digger going to scoop up sand? Yes.

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Basic Words in English for ESL Students – Q & A

What is written on the sign? “NO FISHING” is written on the sign.

Have the candles been put out? No. They have been lit.

Have prices been raised? No. They have been lowered.

Is the dog standing on two legs? Yes.

Is the airplane landing? No. It is taking off.

Has the ship been moored? Yes.

What are they going to do? They are going to pitch a tent.

Have the tents been taken down? No. They have been pitched.

Are the metal plates riveted? Yes.

Has the paper bag been crumpled? Yes.

What is the person going to do? The person is going to dig up dirt.

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Basic Words in English for ESL Students – Multiple Choice #”

A) They are going to pitch a tent. (A)
B) A tent has already been pitched.
C) The people are sitting.

A) People are pitching tents.
B) The tents have been pitched. (A)
C) People are taking down tents.

A) Metal plates are being riveted by a worker.
B) A worker is taking out rivets from metal plates.
C) The metal plates are riveted. (A)

A) The paper bag has been crumpled. (A)
B) A woman is crumpling the paper bag.
C) The paper bag has been thrown in a trashcan.

A) A hole has been dug in the ground.
B) The person is going to dig up dirt. (A)
C) The person is trimming grass.

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Basic Words in English for ESL Students – Multiple Choice

A) “NO FISHING” is written on the sign. (A)
B) The sign is placed on the wall.
C) A lady is writing words on the sign.

A) The candles have been put out.
B) A man is lighting the candles with a match.
C) The candles have been lit. (A)

A) Prices have been lowered. (A)
B) Prices have been raised.
C) The sales sign is being placed by a clerk.

A) The dog is sitting.
B) The dog is standing on two legs. (A)
C) The dog is lying down.

A) The airplane has landed.
B) The airplane is being towed.
C) The large airplane is taking off. (A)

A) The huge ship has been moored. (A)
B) The ship is cruising around the ocean.
C) Small ships are towing the huge one.

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