Present perfect tense exercise

November 12th, 2014 in English Quiz

This grammar exercise tests your ability to use tenses correctly. You have to write sentences in the present perfect tense using the appropriate form of the verb given in the brackets.

Mouse idioms

November 11th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions about mouse. Each idiom is followed by its meaning or definition.

As poor as a church mouse

If somebody is as poor as a church mouse, they are very poor.

Monkey Idioms

November 11th, 2014 in Words

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions about monkeys. Each idiom is followed by its meaning or definition.

Go ape

To go ape over somebody or something is to become angry or excited about somebody or something.

Verb forms exercise

November 7th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the verb. Choose your answers from the given options.
1. The plane …………………. at 4.30. (arrive / arrives / will arrive)

Infinitives exercise

November 6th, 2014 in Improve English

We can combine two clauses using an infinitive. Study the example given below.

  • He went to Paris. He wanted to see the Eiffel Tower.
  • He went to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower.

Conjunctions exercise

November 4th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate conjunction.

1. Four ………………… four make eight.

2. He will not come ………………….. it rains.

3. …………………… you run, you will not overtake him.

Degrees of comparison exercise

November 3rd, 2014 in Improve English

English adjectives have three forms – the positive, the comparative and the superlative.
The positive is the base form of the adjective. Most adjectives form their comparative and superlative forms by adding –er and –est to the positive.
Combine the following sentences using an appropriate form of the adjective.