Conjunctions exercise

June 23rd, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate conjunction.

1. ………………….. the girl tried her best, she could not win the first prize.

a) Even if

b) Even though

Vocabulary | Gap Fills

June 22nd, 2014 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using one of the given options.

1. ………………….. makes one perfect.

a) Practice

b) Practise

2. He will stay here …………………….. you come.

Confusing words exercise

June 20th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences.

1. Nowadays these trees do not ………………… much fruit.

a) bear

b) bare

2. The judge found him ………………… of stealing and sent him to prison.

Combine using so…that…

June 20th, 2014 in Improve English

The correlative so…that… shows a cause and effect relationship.

Note the structure: so + adjective /adverb + that + clause.

An example is given below.

Vocabulary exercise | Words commonly confused

June 19th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. I will tell you something, but keep it …………………

a) confident

b) confidential

Gap fills exercise

June 19th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. If you heat water, it ……………………

a) will evaporate
b) evaporates
c) Either could be used here

2. ……………… he is quite famous, he is very modest.

Idiomatic expressions with belly

June 18th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions using the word belly.

A growing youth has a wolf in his belly.

This is a proverb. It means that people who are growing up are hungry all the time.