TOEFL grammar practice

April 8th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate grammatical structure.

1. I felt like …………………….., but I didn’t dare.

a) laugh
b) to laugh
c) to laughing
d) laughing

Confusing words exercise

April 8th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. He felt ………………….. for the beggar.

a) piety
b) pity

2. We eat to keep our body and …………………… together.

Sentence synthesis exercise

April 6th, 2015 in English Quiz

Combine the given sentences using the word given in the brackets.

1. I bought some mangoes yesterday. They were very sweet. (which)

Questions that could be asked during an interview

April 5th, 2015 in Improve English

No interviews are completely predictable and there is no limit to the range of questions that could be asked. However, there are some questions that are asked again and again. Here is a list of them.

Connecting words exercise

April 4th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. She started dieting. …………………… she didn’t lose weight.

a) As a result
b) By contrast
c) Despite this
d) Instead

Asking someone out

April 2nd, 2015 in English Learning

Here are some common phrases you can use to ask someone out.

Are you free this evening?

Are you free tomorrow?

Are you up to anything this weekend?

Formation of questions

March 31st, 2015 in English Learning

It is important to know how to form questions. The rules given below apply to almost all written questions and most spoken questions.