English Practice

Grammar, vocabulary, phrasal verbs and idioms – lots of resources to improve your English

Welcome to the English Practice area of our website. Here you’ll find a lot of explanations of English grammar, some exercises and quizzes and even some videos to help you learn English. This is a free resource, not just for our students but anyone who wants to learn better English, so if you see something you like, or find useful, share it with your friends!

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There are a number of ways of exploring this English practice area. You can go straight to the English Practice Blog. Here you will see all of our posts. The latest additions at the top. You can simply scroll through them. If you want to be told when we add new content, simply join our mailing list and we will send you a notification.

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English School Dublin Grammar Videos

Grammar Videos

Here you'll find a selection of video guides to English grammar from our Youtube channel. Feel free to browse them ...
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Have fun learning English

Past Simple: Grammar Practice for St Patrick’s Day

This week the Central School blog will focus on the past simple tense. It will also give you a look ...
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Central School of English students climb a mountain

Talking about the future

People who come to Dublin to work and study English have very busy schedules and can often feel that they ...
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Central English School students at a Valentine's Day Speed Dating event

Valentine’s Day Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

February is a special month for many reasons. It is the shortest month of the year. We all know that ...
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Central School students leave no stone unturned

‘Will’ and ‘Going To’ Part 2: Intentions and Plans

At the Central School of English we can see how dedicated our students are in their desire to speak English ...
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Pablo prepares to predict the weather

‘Will’ and ‘Going To’ futures: For making predictions

Sometimes English grammar can be tough! Occasionally, you may think: 'I just can’t make head or tail of it!' Grammar ...
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English School Students and a globe

The definite article

...and a little geography! The articles in English are three small words but they are three troublesome words for anyone ...
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English School Dublin English Class

Body language

It is said that more than 60% of our communication is non-verbal. Body language is non-verbal communication where we express ...
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