Common idioms

August 25th, 2015 in English Learning

Some common idioms are given below with their meanings and example sentences.

Call in question / Call into question

To call something in question is to challenge it.

Social letters

August 24th, 2015 in Letter Writing

Letters to friends and family should be written in a conversational style. They are a bit like a friendly chat. They should be spontaneous compositions and as such they should be unpremeditated. Compared with essays, social letters have a free style. When we engage in a friendly conversation, we touch on many topics. In the same way, you can write about just about any topic in a friendly letter. You can also present them in whatever order you like.

Talking about jobs

August 23rd, 2015 in Improve English

Here are some expressions you can use to talk about jobs.

Asking about a person’s job

  • What do you do for a living?
  • What do you do?

Grammar worksheet

August 22nd, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. Are you going to ………………… with your cousin while you are in Rome?

a) get in touch
b) getting in touch
c) have touch
d) having touch

Present continuous tense worksheet

August 21st, 2015 in English Quiz

In the past continuous tense, we use ‘was’ with singular nouns and pronouns and ‘were’ with plural nouns and pronouns.

Conjunctions worksheet

August 21st, 2015 in English Quiz

Combine the following sentences using appropriate conjunctions.

1. She is very clever. She can’t be fooled.

2. I have no financial problems at present. All my children are employed now.

Present participles exercise

August 20th, 2015 in English Quiz

Combine the following sentences using present participles.

1. I finished my work. I went out for a walk.

2. The monkey sat on a branch. He gibbered.