Vocabulary exercise

August 19th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Test your range of vocabulary with this exercise.

1. A …………………… is unlikely to be faithful to his spouse.

a) philanthropist

b) philanderer

c) philologist

Passive voice exercise

August 18th, 2014 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate passive verb form.

1. A letter …………………… by me.

a) has written

b) has been written

2. The cat ………………….. by the mouse.

Joining two sentences using a conjunction

August 17th, 2014 in English Grammar

Combine the following sentences using an appropriate conjunction.

1. It was a very nice place. We decided to live there.

2. It was very dark. We couldn’t see anything.

Using suggest

August 15th, 2014 in English Learning

Suggest is one of those verbs that cannot be followed by a to-infinitive.

Suggest can be followed by an –ing form or a that-clause.

  • Activists suggested abolishing the plan to build the bridge.

Will and would

August 14th, 2014 in English Quiz

Can you use will and would correctly? Would is the past tense of will in indirect speech. Would is also used in polite offers and requests.

Complete the following sentences.

Vocabulary exercise

August 13th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Test your knowledge of English vocabulary with this exercise.

1. To belittle somebody is to …………………. them.

a) titillate

b) disparage

c) adulate

Business idioms

August 8th, 2014 in Expressions

Across the board

If something is implemented across the board, it affects everyone or everything.

  • The company is expected to increase salaries across the board.