Grammar
English as a global language
Vocabulary
UK and USA
Idioms
100

What is a noun?

The name of a person, place, thing, or idea

100

The most common lingua franca is 

English

100
"Sykdom" in English
Disease
100

The president in the USA

Joe Biden

100

"All ears"

Eager to listen

200

The tickets was/were expensive

were

200

English is not the language with most L1 speakers, but is the language with most..

L2 and L3 speakers

200

"Plaster" in English

Band-aid

200

The prime minister in the UK

Boris Johnson

200

"Where the rubber meets the road"

Facing your challenges

300

They was/were walk/walking up the stair/stairs

they were walking up the stairs

300

What does "lingua franca" mean?

common language

300
What does "preventive" mean?

Forebyggende

300

The country from the UK missing from this list:

Scotland, England, Wales

Northern Ireland

300

"Run circles around"

Being much better at something than a person

400

"She smiled *** at her friend"

Name an appropriate adverb to use here

happily, broadly, kindly etc

400

The language with most L1 speakers in the world

Chinese

400

What does "CPR" mean? Explain in English

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a lifesaving technique, useful in many emergencies

400

What countries make up Great Britian?

England, Scotland, Wales

400

"Call the shots"

Give orders/be in charge

500

What is an adverb?

A word that describes a verb, an adjective or another adverb

500

What are the two main historic reasons for English's dominance?

Britian creating an empire through colonization and the USA's power post WW2

500

What is a "defibrillator"? Explain in English

An apparatur used to control heart fibrillation. Uses an electronic to the chest.

500

The vice president of the USA

Kamala Harris

500

"By the skin of your teeth"

To just barely get by or make it

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