Sentence agreement exercise

May 25th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using a verb form that agrees with the subject.

1. One of my friends ………………….. gone abroad. (has / have)

Everyday English Phrases

May 24th, 2015 in English for children

Here are some phrases for everyday situations.

When you are late

If you are late use the following phrases.

Five questions to start a conversation

May 23rd, 2015 in English Learning

Do you find it difficult to speak English? A large number of ESL students who can write reasonably well in English can’t speak the language fluently. That is because fluency is a skill you need to develop with continuous practice.

Opposite words exercise

May 21st, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using a word opposite in meaning to the underlined word.

1. The surgery ……………………… his pain, but the injection alleviated it.

Confusing words exercise

May 19th, 2015 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences.

1. All candidates should write down their …………………………. roll numbers on the answer sheet. (respective / respectful)

2. They …………………….. the culprit and caught him. (persuaded / pursued)

Common proverbs and their meanings

May 19th, 2015 in Expressions

A thing of beauty is a joy forever

This is not exactly a proverb. It is from one of the poems written by Keats.
Meaning: The pleasure that beautiful people, objects and things give remains forever.

Vocabulary exercise

May 18th, 2015 in Vocabulary

1. A false statement meant to alleviate fear

a) Anodyne
b) Bromide
c) Platitude
d) Cliché
e) Persiflage

2. Horse-like in appearance or temperament