Transitional adverbs

August 9th, 2012 in English Learning

Transitional adverbs are words or phrases that writers use to move from one sentence to the next. They show the relationships between your sentences and paragraphs.

Phrasal verbs with hold

August 8th, 2012 in Expressions

Here is a list of phrasal verbs formed with the word hold.

Hold out

To hold out is to extend in front of you.

Phrasal verbs exercise

August 7th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate phrasal verbs.

1. He was called Christopher ………………………….. his grandfather.

a) around            b) after                 c) for

Articles exercise

August 6th, 2012 in English Quiz

Read the story given below. You can find gaps in many sentences. Fill them up with appropriate articles.

Adverbs exercise (beginner level)

August 5th, 2012 in English for children

Adverbs are words which describe actions. Examples are: here, now, soon, suddenly etc.

Some adverbs describe how an action is done. These are called adverbs of manner. Examples are: slowly, carefully, kindly etc.

Common mistakes with verbs and adjectives

August 4th, 2012 in Improve English

Study the following sentences. They contain some of the most common mistakes of ESL students.

Incorrect: Don’t angry me.

Correct: Don’t make me angry.

Incorrect: Please happy me.

IELTS speaking: sample interview

August 3rd, 2012 in IELTS

The IELTS speaking test takes about 15 minutes. It has three parts: an interview, a little speech and a discussion.

During the interview you will be asked general questions about yourself. Here is a sample interview.