Using is, am, are

December 5th, 2014 in English Quiz

Use is when the subject is a singular noun or a third person singular pronoun.

Examples

She is my best friend.

John is a clever boy.

Participles exercise

December 4th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate participle form.

1. …………………. a loud sound, we rushed out of the room.

a) Hearing
b) Heard

Sentence improvement exercise

December 3rd, 2014 in English Quiz

A part of the sentence is underlined. The underlined part may or may not contain an error. From the given alternatives, choose the one that will improve the sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, choose ‘No improvement’ as your answer.
An example is given below.

Tenses exercise

November 30th, 2014 in English Quiz

1. I ………………. that film last week.

a) have seen
b) saw
c) had seen

2. When I reached home, he ………………….

Personal pronouns exercise

November 29th, 2014 in English Quiz

Test your understanding of pronouns with this exercise.

1. I have a sister. ………………… is five years old.

a) She
b) Her
c) he

Combine using an infinitive

November 27th, 2014 in English Learning

Combine the following sentences using infinitives.

1. I want to retire at forty. That is my ambition.

2. You have to cross the river without being seen. That is your task.

Clothing idioms

November 26th, 2014 in Expressions

Air/wash one`s dirty linen in public

To air/wash your dirty linen in public is to discuss your private problems and quarrels in front of others.