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20 Day English - Day 15: Newspaper English language quiz

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Newspaper English idioms and collquial phrases

Newspapers are filled with thousands of words when they are reporting the latest events.

Reading the newspapers is an excellent way to pick up lots of new intermediate to advanced vocabulary for free.

However, even when you are reading quality journalism, reporting only on the news, you will find that the articles are peppered with (meaning: 'containing lots of') lots of idiomatic phrases that you may not know.

Today's quiz takes actual sentences from today's Daily Telegraph newspaper and asks you to work out what the target phrase really means.

So, good luck improving your vocabulary knowledge of typical newspaper language with the test below.

 

 

 

20 Day English Challenge Quizzes

​Day 1: Spelling difficult words CLICK HERE

Day 2: Perfect email sentences CLICK HERE

Day 3: Unusual vocabulary CLICK HERE

Day 4: In vs On vs At English prepositions CLICK HERE

Day 5: Advanced Phrasal Verbs test CLICK HERE

Day 6: Upper Intermediate Idioms quiz CLICK HERE

Day 7: Upper Intermediate Modal Verbs test CLICK HERE 

Day 8: Business English vocabulary (Upper Int) CLICK HERE

Day 9: English Grammar 50/50 Quiz CLICK HERE

Day 10: Present Perfect vs Past Simple grammar test CLICK HERE

Day 11: Choose the right word English comprehension quiz CLICK HERE

Day 12: Improve your Advanced Vocabulary CLICK HERE

Day 13: More Advanced Vocabulary CLICK HERE

Day 14: Vocabulary to pass Advanced Exams CLICK HERE 

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