Change into active

February 14th, 2016 in English Learning

Rewrite the following sentences so that the verbs will be in the active voice.

1. He was praised by his father.

2. The first railway was built by George Stephenson.

Subject-verb agreement

February 12th, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using a verb form that agrees with the subject in number and person.

1. Rustam and Sohrab ………………. Persian heroes.

a) is
b) are

Change into past tense

February 12th, 2016 in English Quiz

In the following sentences change the verbs to the past tense.

1. Rahim writes to his mother every week.

2. The wind blows furiously.

Conjugation of the verb love

February 10th, 2016 in English Learning

The conjugation of a verb shows the various forms it assumes either by inflection or by combining with parts of other verbs. The verb is conjugated to indicate voice, mood, tense, number and person.

The auxiliaries used to and need

February 10th, 2016 in English Learning

Used to

The auxiliary ‘used to’ expresses a discontinued habit. It can also be used to talk about something that used to exist in the past.

Gap fills

February 9th, 2016 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with the correct word from the brackets.

1. …………………… you know where he lives? (Do / Have)

2. ……………………… you known him for a long time? (Do / Have)

Combine the following sentences

February 8th, 2016 in English Quiz

Combine the following sentences.

1. You must start now. Or you will miss the train. (Unless)

2. It is very hot. I cannot go out. (Use too)