Phrasal verbs exercise

October 1st, 2014 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using appropriate phrasal verbs.

1. The passengers were relieved when the bomb threat ……………………. to be a hoax.

a) turned on

b) turned out

Simple present or present continuous tense exercise

September 30th, 2014 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using the simple present or present continuous tense form of the verb given in the brackets.

Tips

Card playing idioms

September 29th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions related to card games.

Above board

When you are above board, you are honest. Players used to keep their hands above the board or table while playing cards. This was done to show their honesty.

Kinds of sentences

September 26th, 2014 in Improve English

There are four kinds of sentences.

1. Declarative sentence

2. Imperative sentence

3. Exclamatory sentence

4. Interrogative sentence

A declarative sentence simply makes a statement.

Articles exercise

September 25th, 2014 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using appropriate articles.

1. Maya is …………………….. pretty girl. (a / an / the)

2. He is …………………….. smartest boy in ……………….. class. (a / an / the)

Call phrasal verbs

September 24th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of phrasal verbs using the word call.

Call back

To call back is to ask people to return from one position or situation to a previous one.

Idiomatic expressions with toes

September 22nd, 2014 in Improve English

The word toe is used in some common idiomatic expressions. Here is a list of them.