Adverb phrases exercise

December 18th, 2014 in English Quiz

Underline the adverb phrases in the following sentences.

Notes: An adverb phrase is a group of words that serves the same purpose as an adverb.

1. She lives in a palatial home.

Vocabulary exercise

December 17th, 2014 in Vocabulary

A group of words are given below. Complete the following sentences using appropriate words from the given list.

Anxious; congratulated; listen(s); absorb(s); searched; confessed; infected; risky, entered; trained;

English vocabulary exercise

December 15th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences.

1. The excuse he gave me for his absence was …………….

a) ridiculous
b) dangerous
c) improbable
d) intricate

Infinitive with and without to

December 14th, 2014 in English Quiz

The infinitive is the base form of the verb. Examples are: (to) write, (to) sing, (to) dance etc. The infinitive is usually used with the marker ‘to’ but after some verbs it is used without ‘to’.

Will or shall exercise

December 14th, 2014 in English Quiz

The distinction between will and shall is becoming less important. In British English both will and shall are used with first person pronouns to express ideas such as willingness. In American English, shall is not normally used to express this idea.

Present or past participle

December 13th, 2014 in English Quiz

Present participles are formed by adding –ing to the base form of the verb. Examples are: singing, running, working, speaking etc.

Past participle forms usually end in –ed or –en.

Active and passive voice exercise

December 12th, 2014 in English Quiz

Change the following sentences in to passive voice.

1. They are targeting him.

2. They are considering you for the job.

3. Mother is cooking dinner.