What noises do some animals make?

Animals SoundsCats  miaow and when they are happy they purr

Dogs  bark or go woof woof and growl when they’re angr

Wolves  howl, cry or yell

Mice  squeak and squeal

Pigs oink,  grunt or squeal

Sheep  / Lambs  bleat or baa

Cows moo or bellow

Horses  neigh, snort, whinny, nicker, sputter

Donkeys  bray or  hee-haw

Ducks  quack

Bees  buzz

Mosquitoes  whine

Owls  hoot, scream, screech or shriek

Birds  chirp, twitter, tweet, sing or whistle

Squirrels  squeak, chatter or click

Frogs  croak

Lions  roar

Elephants  trumpet

Snakes   hiss

Whales  sing




Word of the Day: implement

noun: ˈɪmplɪm(ə)nt/

a tool, utensil, or other piece of equipment that is used for a particular purpose. “garden implements”

synonyms: toolutensilinstrumentdeviceapparatuscontrivancegadgetcontraptionappliancemachine, labour-saving device; informal gizmo “garden implements”

verb:  ˈɪmplɪmɛnt/

put (a decision, plan, agreement, etc.) into effect.

“the scheme to implement student loans”

synonyms: executeapply, put into effect/action, put into practice, carry out,carry through, performenactadministerfulfildischargeaccomplish, bring about,

achieverealizecontriveeffect; enforceimpose;

rare effectuate “the cost of implementing the new law”

Word of the Day: concurrent


[kuhn-kuruhnt, –kuhr-]   adjective

  1.  occurring or existing simultaneously or side by side: concurrent attacks by land, sea, and air.
  2.  acting in conjunction; cooperating: the concurrent efforts of several legislators to pass the new law.
  3.  having equal authority or jurisdiction: two concurrent courts of law.
  4.  accordant or agreeing: concurrent testimony by three witnesses.
  5.  tending to or intersecting at the same point: four concurrent lines.


  1. something joint or contributory
  2.  a rival or competitor.

1375–1425; late Middle English  (< Middle French ) < Latin concurrent-  (stem of concurrēns,  presentparticiple of concurrere  to run together; see concur); see con-current

Related forms

  • con·cur·rent·ly, adverb
  • pre·con·cur·rent, adjective
  • pre·con·cur·rent·ly, adverb
  • un·con·cur·rentadjective
  • un·con·cur·rent·ly, adverb


My Big Fat Greek Kitchen – The Vocabulary to Use!

Need to give instructions, give  a friend a Greek recipe or you need the vocabulary to talk about how you prepare food for an exam? Check out the following!

Stuffed tomatoes

6 beef tomatoes4 tbsp olive oil
4 shallots or 1 onion
2 cloves of garlic
200 g minced lamb
2 tbsp tomato puree
50 g risotto rice
100 ml chicken stock
Handful of chopped parsley
6 mint leaves
1 tsp dried marjoram
1 tsp oregano
1 tbsp toasted pine nuts Continue reading “My Big Fat Greek Kitchen – The Vocabulary to Use!”



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