Talk and speak

July 23rd, 2014 in English Quiz

There is not much difference between speak and talk. Talk is more common than speak and refers to conversational structures.

  • We talked for hours. (More natural than We spoke for hours.)

Insert articles where necessary

July 22nd, 2014 in English Learning

The sentences given below do not contain articles. Rewrite the sentences with appropriate articles. In some cases, articles may not be necessary.

1. We started early in morning.

Question tags exercise

July 21st, 2014 in English Quiz

Add appropriate question tags.

1. He hasn’t been to the US, …………………..?

a) has he

b) hasn’t he

c) does she?

2. He does not eat much, …………………?

Vocabulary exercise | gap fills

July 20th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.

1. The idea has lost its ……………….. (novel).

2. Her neighbors were ………………. (envy) of her success.

Gap fills exercise

July 19th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. She enjoys ………………….. with children.

a) play

b) playing

c) to play

Ending a sentence with a preposition

July 18th, 2014 in English Learning

As far as possible, avoid ending a sentence with a preposition. Note that this is not a serious error. In fact, several good writers have happily defied this rule. Still, if you end your sentences with a preposition you may offend some of your readers.

Vocabulary exercise | gap fills

July 18th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.

1. We have to ……………….. (mobile) support for the project.