Too, too much, too many exercise

January 9th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using one of the answer choices given.

1. I have had …………………………….. bad hair days recently.

a) too

b) too much

c) too many

Exercise: Infinitives with and without to

January 8th, 2012 in English Quiz

We usually put the marker to before the infinitive. But in some cases the infinitive is used without to.

Test your understanding of infinitives with this grammar exercise. Each question is followed by two suggested answers. Choose the correct one.

Sentence patterns with intransitive verbs

January 6th, 2012 in Improve English

We have already learned about sentence patterns consisting of just one noun and an intransitive verb. Sometimes we also add an adverb to this pattern.

Sentence patterns with adverb particles

January 5th, 2012 in Improve English

Some verbs are followed by adverb particles. In grammars these are often called phrasal verbs. Examples are: put on, take off, give away, bring up, call in etc.

Attribute of the object

January 4th, 2012 in Improve English

The object is always a noun or its equivalent.

He built a house. (Here the object is a noun.)

I love him. (Here the object is a pronoun.)

Attributes of the subject and verb

January 3rd, 2012 in Improve English

The attribute of a subject can be an article, an adjective, a noun in the possessive case or a possessive adjective.

Study the following sentences.

Children play football.

Participles exercise

January 2nd, 2012 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with appropriate participle forms.

1. The boy cried, ………………………….. that he would be whipped. (thinking / thought)

2. …………………………. by the rain, we took shelter under a tree. (driven / driving)