Lexis And Structure


Welcome to the Lexis and Structure lesson! This lesson will deepen your understanding of vocabulary (lexis) and grammar (structure) to improve your command of the English language.

What You'll Learn:

Analyze Words in Context: Understand words and expressions in their literal, figurative, and idiomatic contexts. Learn to decipher meanings behind phrases and expressions that may initially seem confusing.

Utilize Synonyms and Antonyms: Enhance your writing and speaking abilities by effectively using synonyms and antonyms. Understand the subtle differences between words to express yourself more precisely.

Master Punctuation and Spelling: Learn the rules of punctuation and spelling to ensure your writing is clear, coherent, and professional. Proper punctuation not only aids comprehension but also adds sophistication to your writing.

Understand Grammatical Patterns: Study various grammatical patterns, including mood, tense, aspect, number, agreement, and degree. Gain the ability to construct grammatically sound sentences effortlessly.

Interpret Sentence Structures: Develop the skill to extract key information and understand the underlying message in written texts by analyzing sentence structures and word functions.

Why This Matters:

By the end of this lesson, you will enhance your linguistic abilities, broaden your vocabulary, and sharpen your grammatical proficiency. This will make you a more articulate communicator and a more discerning reader and writer.

Explore the richness of the English language and refine your skills with us. Let's embark on this exciting journey together!


  1. Identify Various Grammatical Patterns in Use
  2. Identify Words and Expressions in their Ordinary, Figurative and Idiomatic Contexts
  3. Interpret Information Conveyed in Sentences
  4. Differentiate Between Correct and Incorrect Punctuation and Spelling
  5. Determine Similar and Opposite Meaning of Words

Lesson Note

Lexis and structure involve understanding vocabulary (lexis) and the arrangement of words in sentences (structure). This topic aims to equip students with the skills to identify grammatical patterns, recognize different contexts of words and expressions, interpret sentence meanings, and differentiate between correct and incorrect language usage. Mastery of these skills enhances clarity and effectiveness in both written and spoken communication.

Lesson Evaluation

Congratulations on completing the lesson on Lexis And Structure. Now that youve explored the key concepts and ideas, its time to put your knowledge to the test. This section offers a variety of practice questions designed to reinforce your understanding and help you gauge your grasp of the material.

You will encounter a mix of question types, including multiple-choice questions, short answer questions, and essay questions. Each question is thoughtfully crafted to assess different aspects of your knowledge and critical thinking skills.

Use this evaluation section as an opportunity to reinforce your understanding of the topic and to identify any areas where you may need additional study. Don't be discouraged by any challenges you encounter; instead, view them as opportunities for growth and improvement.

  1. Identify the idiomatic usage in the following sentence: "He was on cloud nine after receiving the promotion." A. He was B. On cloud nine C. After receiving D. The promotion Answer: B. On cloud nine
  2. Identify the antonym of the word "brave": A. Fearful B. Courageous C. Bold D. Confident Answer: A. Fearful
  3. Select the correct punctuation for the following sentence: She decided to go to the movies, however, she changed her mind and stayed home instead. A. She decided to go to the movies. However she changed her mind and stayed home instead. B. She decided to go to the movies; however she changed her mind and stayed home instead. C. She decided to go to the movies, however she changed her mind, and stayed home instead. D. She decided to go to the movies, however, she changed her mind and stayed home instead. Answer: D. She decided to go to the movies, however, she changed her mind and stayed home instead.
  4. Choose the sentence that demonstrates correct subject-verb agreement: A. The team plays well together. B. The team play well together. C. The team is playing well together. D. The team are playing well together. Answer: A. The team plays well together.
  5. Identify the clause pattern used in the sentence: "Although she studied hard, she failed the exam." A. Adverbial clause B. Relative clause C. Noun clause D. Independent clause Answer: A. Adverbial clause

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Past Questions

Wondering what past questions for this topic looks like? Here are a number of questions about Lexis And Structure from previous years

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From the words lettered A toD, choose the word that contains the sound represented by the given phonetic symbol.


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Practice a number of Lexis And Structure past questions