Grammar exercise: match up

September 3rd, 2012 in English Learning

Match up exercises are a great way to brush up on your grammar and vocabulary skills. Here is a simple exercise that tests your ability to form affirmative and negative sentences. Besides your grammar knowledge, you will also need to apply a bit of general knowledge to do this exercise.

Building idioms

September 2nd, 2012 in Expressions

Here is a list of idioms built around the names of buildings

A hole in the wall

Answering questions

August 31st, 2012 in English Learning

Read the following statements.

A leopard has spots. It cannot change its spots.

The camel has a lump on its back.

The cat has whiskers.

Talking about the past and the present

August 30th, 2012 in English Learning

If we did something yesterday, we will probably not have to do it today. You can express these ideas using some simple structures. Study the following sentences.

Phrasal verbs exercise

August 29th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate phrasal verbs.

1. The terrorists who ……………………………………. the railway station have been caught.

a) blew up

b) held up

c) turned down

TOEFL grammar test

August 27th, 2012 in TOEFL

Each sentence given below contains a mistake which is in one of the underlined words or phrases. Find out that word / phrase that contains the error.

Small and little difference

August 26th, 2012 in English Grammar

Small refers to size. It is the opposite of big or large.

Elephants are large, cats are small and rats are smaller still.

They have bought a small house in the city.