Vocabulary exercise

August 19th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Test your range of vocabulary with this exercise.

1. A …………………… is unlikely to be faithful to his spouse.

a) philanthropist

b) philanderer

c) philologist

Joining two sentences using a conjunction

August 17th, 2014 in English Grammar

Combine the following sentences using an appropriate conjunction.

1. It was a very nice place. We decided to live there.

2. It was very dark. We couldn’t see anything.

Will and would

August 14th, 2014 in English Quiz

Can you use will and would correctly? Would is the past tense of will in indirect speech. Would is also used in polite offers and requests.

Complete the following sentences.

Vocabulary exercise

August 13th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Test your knowledge of English vocabulary with this exercise.

1. To belittle somebody is to …………………. them.

a) titillate

b) disparage

c) adulate

Business idioms

August 8th, 2014 in Expressions

Across the board

If something is implemented across the board, it affects everyone or everything.

  • The company is expected to increase salaries across the board.

Asking for and giving information

August 7th, 2014 in English for children

Asking for and giving explanations

The simplest way to ask for an explanation is to use Why…?

Why do I have to fill in this form?

Vocabulary exercise

August 6th, 2014 in Vocabulary

1. Which of the following words can be used to refer to a man about town?

a) Viviparous

b) Vivacious

c) Bon vivant

d) Joie de vivre