Present continuous tense exercise (beginner level)

February 28th, 2014 in English for children

The present continuous tense forms are made by putting be before the –ing form of the verb.

The verb be has three forms in the present tense – is, am and are.

Auxiliary verbs exercise

February 27th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate auxiliary verb.

1. If you ask her, she …………………… tell you.

a) will

b) shall

c) would

Chatting to people

February 26th, 2014 in English for children

We talk with our friends and family all the time. Sometimes, we also engage in a conversation with people we meet at the railway stations, bus stops or in shops. The phrases and sentences given in this lesson will help you to talk to friends, family, colleagues and people that you meet.

The preposition into

February 25th, 2014 in English Learning

Into is a preposition used for showing movement.

She walked into the showroom.

Athletes marched into the stadium for the opening ceremony.

He went into his private library.

Introducing people

February 24th, 2014 in English for children

If you want to introduce someone to someone else, use This is…

This is my friend, Annie.

This is my colleague, Varun.

This is my mother, Sumitra.

Idiomatic expressions with think

February 23rd, 2014 in Expressions

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

Thinking of / about something

When you are thinking of / about something, you are considering it, but you have not made a decision yet.

Idiomatic expressions with set

February 22nd, 2014 in Expressions

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

Set the stage for something

To set the stage for something is to create the right conditions in which something can happen.