Click here to go back to the homepage to learn English...Add a new lesson / test
Please log in!


Remember me
I've lost my password


2 million accounts created!
JOIN our free club and learn English now!



  • Home
  • Print
  • Guestbook
  • Report a bug




  • GREAT!
    Get a free English lesson every week! 2 MILLION subscribers!
    Click here!






    Ads:







    Partners:
    - English translator
    - Our other sites
       


    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #63079: Sounds and noises
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Frequent mistakes [Change theme]
    > Similar tests: - Placement test beginners: Check your spelling - Past simple or present perfect - Again/ back - FOR and its use - Although / in spite of / despite - Differences between Like and As - Bill, tip, fare, fine, fee - Tall, high, great
    > Double-click on words you don't understand


    Sounds and noises


    A sound is what you hear or can be heard while a noise is a sound,especially a loud or unpleasant one.

    Below you'll find noises and sounds people or things can make.

     

    things making the sound

    verb of the sound (v)

    name of the sound (n)

    a door that needs oiling

     a wooden floor, a stair when a pressure is put on it

     

    to creak

    creak

    a bacon, a drop of water or butter on a hot frying pan

     

    to sizzle

    sizzle

    leaves, clothes or papers when rubbed against each other

     

    to rustle

    rustle

    a bomb, a gun

     

    to bang

    bang

    a clock or a watch

     

    to tick

    tick

    a cat when caressed

    a well-tuned car engine

     

    to purr

    purr

    car tyres when one brakes suddenly

     

    to screech

    screech

    a heavy object hitting something else or falling on the ground

     

    to thud

    thud

    bell, keys in a pocket

     

    to jingle

    jingle

    a bar of soap falling into the full bath tub, a drop of water

     

    to plop

    plop

    champagne cork coming out

     

    to pop

    pop

    little bells, wine glasses

     

    to tinkle

    tinkle (light ringing sounds)

    a light being switched on

     

    to click

    click

    kettle lid shaking while water boiling

    window in the wind

     

    to rattle

    rattle

    chair dragged across the floor

     

    to scrape

    scrape

    a fridge, a factory machine

     

    to hum

    hum

    ocean hitting the rocks, when you jump into the river

     

    to splash

    splash

    wood burning in fire

     

    to crackle

    crackle, crackling

    sound people make when moaning

    a dog asking for food

    a vacuum cleaner

     

    to whine

    whine

    mice

    rubber sole of shoes on shiny floor

    car tyres in a car park

     

    to squeak

    squeak

    a car, thunder or a lion

    an audience's laughter

     

    to roar

    roar

    footsteps, rain on the roof

    to patter

    patter

    *pitter-patter(adv): with quick light beats or steps

     

     





    Twitter Share
    English exercise "Sounds and noises" created by anonyme with The test builder
    Click here to see the current stats of this English test [Save] [Load] [?]


    1. I was having my coffee on the balcony as his Rolls Royce along the road.

    2. All of a sudden the big sack of potatoes to the ground.

    3. The beaver slid down the short waterfall, .

    4. Josh couldn't sleep with the clock.

    5. Mum said : 'Stop or you won't get any candy at all!'

    6. My heart went pitter-patter hearing the of his footsteps upstairs.

    7. The train to a halt.

    8. A rat and ran into the bushes.

    9. In the sitting-room a fire was heating up our frozen toes.

    10. Busy the newspapers for the match results I couldn't hear Dan calling.









    End of the free exercise to learn English: Sounds and noises
    A free English exercise to learn English.
    Other English exercises on the same topic : Frequent mistakes | All our lessons and exercises



    Share : Facebook / Google+ / Twitter / ...