Talking about the past and the present

August 30th, 2012 in English Learning

If we did something yesterday, we will probably not have to do it today. You can express these ideas using some simple structures. Study the following sentences.

Phrasal verbs exercise

August 29th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate phrasal verbs.

1. The terrorists who ……………………………………. the railway station have been caught.

a) blew up

b) held up

c) turned down

TOEFL grammar test

August 27th, 2012 in TOEFL

Each sentence given below contains a mistake which is in one of the underlined words or phrases. Find out that word / phrase that contains the error.

Small and little difference

August 26th, 2012 in English Grammar

Small refers to size. It is the opposite of big or large.

Elephants are large, cats are small and rats are smaller still.

They have bought a small house in the city.

Do and make exercise

August 25th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using do or make.

1. It will ………………………….. more harm than good.

a) make

b) do

c) either could be used here

IELTS speaking strategies

August 24th, 2012 in IELTS

The IELTS speaking test takes about 15 minutes. There are three tasks: a personal interview, a little speech and a discussion.

Tips for the TOEFL writing section

August 23rd, 2012 in TOEFL

The TOEFL iBT has a section on writing. Here are a few tips to improve your score in the TOEFL writing section.

1. Use the present tense to talk about general facts.

All children need love.