Gerunds exercise

May 2nd, 2011 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using gerunds.

1. He earns his living by …………………..

2. She is very good at …………………….

3. This mechanic is good at ………………….

Words commonly confused quiz

May 1st, 2011 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences. Each question is followed by two suggested answers. Choose the most appropriate one.

1.    The new headmaster ………………. many changes in the school.

a)    Affected

Prepositions quiz

April 30th, 2011 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions. Choose your answers from the options given in the brackets.

1.       I hate the idea …………………. getting old. (of / on / with)

Progressive verbs forms

April 29th, 2011 in Improve English

Simple progressive verb forms (also called continuous verb forms) are made with be + -ing.

I am waiting for you.
He is working in the garden.
The children are playing in the park.
She is arriving by the morning flight.

Articles exercise

April 28th, 2011 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with appropriate articles.

1.       He asked me to go to ……………….. post office. (a / an/ the)

2.       He ate ………………….. whole pudding. (a / an / the)

Change affirmative sentences into negative

April 27th, 2011 in Improve English

Change the following affirmative sentences into negative.

1.       John has fallen ill.

2.       He smokes.

3.       The thief was hiding behind a tree.

4.       He was telling the truth.

Tenses exercise

April 26th, 2011 in Improve English

Rewrite the following sentences changing the verbs into past tenses.

1.       I wonder what he has done with the money I lent him.