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English Verbs for the Office: 4 Minute Video Quiz

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Sun, Apr 24, 2011 @ 11:30 AM

English verbs

English verbs can be challenging!

Do you know what it means to ramble on or to jot down?

If you are using English in your career in the United States, you will need to know these verbs to communicate with your English speaking colleagues in the office every day!

So, why not take a quiz to learn a few new verbs.

In this quick 4 minute video, we will learn 7 new English verbs that you can use at work or in your everyday life in the United States.

So let's get started!



Here's an example question:


I told my boss that I couldn't come to work today. I am feeling under the weather. I must be ______ ______ with something

a) going through

b) getting on

c) coming down


Now that you have learned some new English verbs, you need to practice them!


The best way to learn English quickly is to immerse yourself in the language.

Don't speak English only at work.

Try to speak at home, listen to the radio, watch TV or read the newspaper in English.

If you do these things, you will feel more comfortable with the new words when you need to use them with your English speaking colleagues.


Click here for another English quiz!

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