Antonyms

May 25th, 2016 in Vocabulary

Against each key word are given five suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

1. Distend

Conjunctive adverbs

May 24th, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. The girl didn’t get the best medical care. …………………, she died soon after.

a) Despite this
b) As a result
c) In addition
d) In this case

Discourse markers exercise

May 24th, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. ……………….. I fired at the leopard, he shook my arm.

a) as
b) since
c) because
d) for

Antonyms exercise

May 23rd, 2016 in English Quiz

Against each keyword are given five suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase opposite in meaning to the keyword.

1. Maudlin

a) unemotional
b) sentimental
c) affectionate
d) foolish
e) tearful

Accepting and rejecting offers in English

May 20th, 2016 in English Learning

How to make offers in English?

Here are a few phrases you can use. Offers often begin Would you like…?

Would you like something to drink?
Would you like some coffee?
Would you like another cake?

Transitional adverbs

May 20th, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. …………………. Alice, everyone enjoyed the party.

a) Except for
b) In addition to
c) For instance
d) In particular

Deny and refuse

May 19th, 2016 in English Grammar

Deny and refuse

Incorrect: He denied my offer of help.
Correct: He refused my offer of help.

Incorrect: He refused taking the money.
Correct: He denied taking the money.