Verb forms exercise

November 7th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the verb. Choose your answers from the given options.
1. The plane …………………. at 4.30. (arrive / arrives / will arrive)

Infinitives exercise

November 6th, 2014 in Improve English

We can combine two clauses using an infinitive. Study the example given below.

  • He went to Paris. He wanted to see the Eiffel Tower.
  • He went to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower.

Conjunctions exercise

November 4th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate conjunction.

1. Four ………………… four make eight.

2. He will not come ………………….. it rains.

3. …………………… you run, you will not overtake him.

Idioms about courts and law

November 3rd, 2014 in Expressions

Get one’s knuckles rapped

To get your knuckles rapped is to get punishment for something you did.

  • The boy got his knuckles rapped because he hadn’t done his homework.

Degrees of comparison exercise

November 3rd, 2014 in Improve English

English adjectives have three forms – the positive, the comparative and the superlative.
The positive is the base form of the adjective. Most adjectives form their comparative and superlative forms by adding –er and –est to the positive.
Combine the following sentences using an appropriate form of the adjective.

Positive, comparative and superlative

October 30th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate comparative, superlative or positive forms.

1. She is …………………. than I thought.

a) old
b) older
c) oldest

2. China is ……………………. India.

Health idioms

October 29th, 2014 in Expressions

Break out in a cold sweat

To break out in a cold sweat is to perspire from anxiety.

  • He broke out in a cold sweat when taxmen knocked on his door.