insects in English

Insects in English. Learn and practise names of insects in English. Check the lesson and then do the online exercises at the bottom of the site.

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Insects:

(a) fly
a mosquito
an ant
a butterfly
a moth
a dragonfly
a bee
a wasp
a hornet
a ladybug / ladybird
a flea
a praying mantice
a beetle
a cockroach
a grasshopper
a locust
a louse/lice(pl)

Exercise 1. Guess the word.

Which animal……?

  1. destroys a lot of crops
  2. feeds on the skin
  3. has black dots
  4. can be very colourful
  5. feeds on blood
  6. eats the male partner
  7. lives in colonies and build hills
  8. a “night’ butterfly
  9. pollinates flowers
  10. can sting you

Answer key:

Exercise 1.

Which animal……?

  1. destroys a lot of crops – locust
  2. feeds on the skin – lice, fleas
  3. has black dots – a ladybird
  4. can be very colourful – a butterfly
  5. feeds on blood – a mosquito
  6. eats the male partner – a praying mantice
  7. lives in colonies and build hills – an ant
  8. a “night’ butterfly – a moth
  9. pollinates flowers- a bee
  10. can sting you- a wasp, a hornet

Check yourself:

Learn the vocab from this lesson and then do the online exercises to check how much you have remembered.

http://www.eflnet.com/vocab/dictionary/insectsquiz2.php

http://www.eflnet.com/vocab/dictionary/insectsquiz4.php

https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/word-games/bugs-and-insects

https://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/vocabulary-exercise-bugs.php

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