Grammar exercise: relative pronouns

March 17th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate relative pronouns.

1. He is an actor ……………….. is admired by everyone.

2. The bus …………………… fell into the river carried fifty passengers.

Writing compound sentences

March 16th, 2014 in English Quiz

A sentence that consists of just one clause is called a simple sentence. A complex sentence consists of one independent clause and one subordinate clause.

Internet buzzwords for ESL students

March 15th, 2014 in Words

A buzzword is a word or phrase that becomes so popular over a short period of time. These words are used to impress the reader or the listener. Here is a guide to some of the most popular internet buzzwords.

Grammatical case in English

March 14th, 2014 in English Learning

Modern English has just three grammatical cases:

  • The subjective or nominative case
  • The objective or accusative case
  • The genitive or possessive case

Sentence correction exercise

March 13th, 2014 in English Quiz

Read the given sentences and identify the word or phrase that makes the sentence grammatically incorrect.

1. Take this umbrella with you in case of it rains.

a) take

Faulty words and phrases

March 10th, 2014 in Expressions

The following words and phrases often create problems.

And also

This expression is usually redundant.

And/or

Try using one of these conjunctions. Using both conjunctions doesn’t make sense outside of the legal context.

Mixed multiple choice

March 9th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. Give me my watch ………………….

a) back

b) again

c) Either could be used here

2. You can’t get there without …………………