Latin phrases in English

July 16th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Several Latin phrases have become an integral part of English vocabulary. Here are some Latin phrases everyone should know.

a priori – from what comes before

Can and must

July 15th, 2014 in English Quiz

Can shows ability. Must shows strong obligation. Must may also show possibility.

In questions and negatives, can is often used to show logical possibility.

Complete the following sentences using can or must.

Gap fills exercise

July 13th, 2014 in English Quiz

This grammar exercise tests your understanding of basic grammar rules. Complete the given sentences using a word or phrase from the given options.

1. She lives ……………….. her own.

Using off

July 10th, 2014 in English Learning

The word off can be used as an adverb and a preposition.

Off as an adverb

As an adverb, off modifies the verb.

Study the examples given below.

Comparative or superlative

July 9th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate comparative or superlative form.

1. It is more expensive ………………. I thought.

a) than

b) then

c) like

Formation of questions

July 6th, 2014 in English Learning

Read the following declarative sentences and change them into questions.

We make questions by putting the auxiliary verb before the subject. If there is no auxiliary verb, we use do, does or did to form questions.

Rewrite correctly

July 5th, 2014 in English Learning

Rewrite the following sentences correctly.

Each sentence given below contains one or more mistakes. Correct the mistakes and rewrite the sentences.

1. She was carrying too many luggages.