Special uses of some conjunctions

October 23rd, 2011 in Improve English

While

The conjunction while is used with the following meanings.

While = during the time that; for as long as; at the same time as

Linking words and expressions

October 22nd, 2011 in Improve English

The expressions that is to say and at least can be used to back down from an unpleasant or negative remark you just made.

Transformation of sentences exercise

October 21st, 2011 in Improve English

Change the following statements into questions and negatives.

1. I have a lot of work to do.

2. Plenty of people want to buy cars.

Since, for, ago and before

October 20th, 2011 in Improve English

All of these words can be used to show time.

Since can be used with a present perfect tense or a present perfect continuous tense to refer to a point or period of time in the past up to the present.

Interrogative exercise

October 17th, 2011 in Improve English

Change the following statements into questions.

1. Nobody can serve God and Mammon.

2. This is not the kind of dress a young lady should wear.

Pronouns exercise

October 17th, 2011 in Improve English

Rewrite the following paragraphs using appropriate pronouns.

Pronouns exercise

October 16th, 2011 in Improve English

Rewrite the following paragraphs using appropriate pronouns.