ESL Vocabulary Words – Wallpaper, Slip, Root

The room is wallpapered.

The dog’s tongue has slipped out its mouth.

The girl and the woman are running the three-legged race.

People are rooting for their team.

A) The room is being wallpapered.
B) The room is carpeted.
C) The room is wallpapered. (a)

A) The dog is licking food.
B) The dog’s tongue has slipped out its mouth. (a)
C) The dog is biting on a slipper.

A) The woman is carrying the girl.
B) People are skipping on the grass.
C) The girl and the woman are running the three-legged race. (a)

A) People are rooting for their team. (a)
B) People are getting out of the gymnasium.
C) People are rooting the ground.

Is the room wallpapered? Yes.

Has the dog’s tongue slipped out its mouth? Yes.
What has slipped out the dog’s mouth? The tongue has slipped out its mouth.

Are the girl and the woman running the three-legged race? Yes.
What are the girl and the woman doing? They are running the three-legged race.

Are the people rooting for their team? Yes.
What are the people rooting for? They are rooting for their team.

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Learning ESL Vocabulary Words – Suck, Carpet, Checkered

The boy is sucking on his thumb.

The floor of the corridor is carpeted.

The floor is checkered.

Suck
to hold something in your mouth and pull on it with your tongue and lips:

Carpet
to cover a floor with carpet:

Checkered
having a pattern made up of squares of different colors

A) The boy is sucking on his little finger.
B) The boy is sucking on a pacifier.
C) The boy is sucking on his thumb. (a)

A) The floor is being cleaned.
B) The floor of the corridor is carpeted. (a)
C) A carpet is being washed.

A) The floor is checkered. (a)
B) The floor is stripped.
C) The floor is polka-dotted.

Is the boy sucking on his little finger? No. He is sucking on his thumb.
What is the boy sucking on? He is sucking on his thumb.

Is the floor of the corridor carpeted? Yes.

Is the floor checkered? Yes.

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English Vocabulary Word – Strew, Clutter, Tiptoe

The desk is strewn with pieces of paper and documents.

The room is cluttered with boxes.

The person is standing on her tiptoes.

A) The desk is well organized.
B) A man is using a computer.
C) The desk is strewn with pieces of paper and documents. (a)

A) Workers are carrying boxes to the room.
B) The room is cluttered with boxes. (a)
C) The room is empty.

A) The person is standing on her tiptoes. (a)
B) The person is wearing socks.
C) The person is standing on the floor.

Is the desk strewn with pieces of paper and documents? Yes.
Is the desk well organized? No. It is strewn with pieces of paper and documents.

Is the room cluttered with boxes? Yes.
What is the room cluttered with? It is cluttered with boxes.

Is the person standing on her tiptoes? Yes.

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Learning ESL Vocabulary Words – Fold, Cast, Open

The flag has been folded into a triangle.

The man is casting a fishing line.

The woman is opening the door to the store.

A) The man is folding the flag into a triangle.
B) The flag has been folded into a triangle. (a)
C) The man is holding the flag above his head.

A) The man is casting a fishing line. (a)
B) The man is reeling a fishing line.
C) The man has just caught fish.

A) The woman is opening the door to the store. (a)
B) The woman is leaving the store.
C) The door of the store is opened.

Has the flag been folded into a triangle? Yes.
Has the flag been folded into a square? No. It has been folded into a triangle.

Is the man reeling a fishing line? No. He is casting a fishing line.
What is the man doing? He is casting a fishing line.

Is the woman opening the door to the store? Yes.
What is the woman opening? She is opening the door to the store.

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Learning English Vocabulary Words – Streak, Throng, File

Red paint has streaked down the wall.

The street is thronged with people.

People are filing on a path.

A) Red paint has streaked down the wall. (a)
B) Red paint is being painted.
C) Red paint is running down the ground.

A) The street is deserted.
B) Many cars are going on the street.
C) The street is thronged with people. (a)

A) People are walking side-by-side.
B) People are carrying a tree.
C) People are filing on a path. (a)

Has red paint streaked down the wall? Yes.
What has streaked down the wall? Red paint has streaked down the wall.

Is the street thronged with people? Yes.
Is the street deserted? No. It is thronged with people.

Are the people filing on a path? Yes.
Are the people walking side-by-side on a path? No. They are filing on a path.

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ESL Vocabulary Words – Converge, Pool, Dilate – English Lesson

Each wire converges at the top of the telegraph pole.

The water has pooled on the ground.

The boy is dilating his nostrils.

A) The wires run parallel.
B) The wires hang downward.
C) Each wire converges at the top of the telegraph pole. (a)

A) The water has pooled on the ground. (a)
B) The water is gushing from the ground.
C) The water is running rapidly.

A) The boy is puffing his cheeks.
B) The boy is dilating his nostrils. (a)
C) The boy has his eyes closed.

Does each wire converge at the top of the telegraph pole? Yes.
Where does each wire converge? It converges at the top of the telegraph pole.

Has the water pooled on the ground? Yes.
Where has the water pooled? It has pooled on the ground.

Is the boy dilating his nostrils? Yes.
What is the boy dilating? He is dilating his nostrils.

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English Vocabulary Words – present, deform, perforate

The girl is presenting the man with a bouquet.

The car has been deformed.

The handcrafted pottery is perforated.

A) The girl is presenting the man with a bouquet.
B) The girl is receiving a bouquet from the man.
C) The man is presenting the girl with a bouquet.

A) The car is being broken.
B) The car has been deformed.
C) The car is being towed.

A) A man is creating a pottery.
B) Holes are being made by a man.
C) The handcrafted pottery is perforated.

Is the man presenting the girl with a bouquet? No. The girl is presenting the man with a bouquet.
What is the girl presenting the man with? She is presenting the man with a bouquet.

Has the car been deformed? Yes.

Is the pottery perforated? Yes.

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