A Piece Of Cake – Idiom of the Day for IELTS Speaking

Idiom of the day - A PIECE OF CAKE
Idiom of the day - A PIECE OF CAKE

A Piece Of Cake – Idiom of the Day for IELTS Speaking

Today, I would like to introduce an intriguing idiom to you which is “a piece of cake“. Let find out what a piece of cake really means.

Definition:

Very easy to do something 

Example: 

That business exam ?? That was a piece of cake

Learning English is a piece of cake.

Can you do this Math problem? – A piece of cake

Exercise: 

While doing two question related to this idiom, you could memorise and use it effectively.

  1. There is a conversation between two friends. Read carefully and answer the question.
    Jane: “Hi Mark, where are you going ?”
    Mark: “Hi Jane, I’ve just finished my business management exam, and I’m going to the dormitory.”
    Jane: “Oh, How about your exam? Was it difficult? I remember I have to take one next week.”
    Mark: “Don’t worry, Jane. This exam is a piece of cake.”
    What does Mark mean when he said: “This exam is a piece of cake”?

    A. It is too difficult to gain a high score.
    B. The exam is all about how to make a cake.
    C. It is so easy to do. 
    D. It is useless. 

  2. Fill the gap 
    Having a good command of a language is a piece of ……… if you practice it daily. 
    A. paper.
    B. candy.
    C. music.
    D. cake.

    Hope all of you have the correct answers! Don’t forget to practice with these idioms every day. 

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