Question tags exercise

July 21st, 2014 in English Quiz

Add appropriate question tags.

1. He hasn’t been to the US, …………………..?

a) has he

b) hasn’t he

c) does she?

2. He does not eat much, …………………?

Gap fills exercise

July 19th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. She enjoys ………………….. with children.

a) play

b) playing

c) to play

Ending a sentence with a preposition

July 18th, 2014 in English Learning

As far as possible, avoid ending a sentence with a preposition. Note that this is not a serious error. In fact, several good writers have happily defied this rule. Still, if you end your sentences with a preposition you may offend some of your readers.

Latin phrases in English

July 16th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Several Latin phrases have become an integral part of English vocabulary. Here are some Latin phrases everyone should know.

a priori – from what comes before

Can and must

July 15th, 2014 in English Quiz

Can shows ability. Must shows strong obligation. Must may also show possibility.

In questions and negatives, can is often used to show logical possibility.

Complete the following sentences using can or must.

Gap fills exercise

July 13th, 2014 in English Quiz

This grammar exercise tests your understanding of basic grammar rules. Complete the given sentences using a word or phrase from the given options.

1. She lives ……………….. her own.

Using off

July 10th, 2014 in English Learning

The word off can be used as an adverb and a preposition.

Off as an adverb

As an adverb, off modifies the verb.

Study the examples given below.