Conjunctions exercise

July 18th, 2015 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using appropriate conjunctions.

1. He had to hire someone ………………….. work was piling up.

2. A lot of people gathered there …………………. no one could do anything to save the child.

Active and passive voice exercise

July 18th, 2015 in English Learning

Change the following sentences from passive voice to active voice

1. Let the room be cleaned.

2. Let this table be cleaned.

3. Is English spoken in this country?

Adverbs exercise

July 18th, 2015 in English Quiz

Adverbs are words used to modify verbs. Adverbs can also modify adjectives and other adverbs.

When an adverb modifies an adjective or another adverb, it usually goes before that adjective or adverb.

Degree of comparison

July 17th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using the correct degree of comparison of the adjective.

1. He ran as ……………….. as he could. (fast)

2. Sumita is …………………. than her husband. (tall)

Parts of speech overview

July 15th, 2015 in English Learning

In grammar, words are divided into separate classes known as parts of speech. In English, there are 8 parts of speech. They are: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections.

Subordinate clauses

July 14th, 2015 in English Learning

A clause is a group of words consisting of a subject and a verb.

There are two types of clauses: coordinate clauses and subordinate clauses

Consider the sentence given below:

Since and for

July 13th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using since or for.

Use since when the starting point of something is indicated. Use for with a period of time.