Change into the affirmative

September 26th, 2011 in Improve English

Change the following sentences into the affirmative without changing the meaning.

1. A griffin is not as rapacious as him.

2. No other poet is as great as Wordsworth.

Participles Exercise

September 25th, 2011 in Improve English

Rewrite each of the following sentences by changing the participle into a finite verb.

1. Driven by the rain, we took shelter under a tree.

2. We saw trees laden with fruits.

Formation of questions exercise

September 24th, 2011 in Improve English

Change the following affirmative sentences into interrogative.

1. Alice has been knitting a sweater for her brother.

2. The government has been carrying on propaganda to popularize family planning.

Hardly, scarcely and no sooner

September 23rd, 2011 in Improve English

These expressions can be used (often with a past perfect tense) to talk about two events that happen one after another.

Note the sentence structure.

Predicate

September 22nd, 2011 in Improve English

The label predicate refers to that part of the sentence which is not the subject. The predicate contains the verb. Study the following examples.

Subject Predicate

IELTS Speaking Questions

September 21st, 2011 in IELTS

The IELTS speaking test takes about 15 minutes. It has three parts – an interview, a speech and a discussion. The questions asked during the speaking test can repeat.

Prepositions Exercise

September 20th, 2011 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions.

1. He has been very negligent ………………………….. his studies.

a) In
b) For
c) With

2. He sat there lost …………………………… his dreams.