Adverbs with two forms

October 28th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the adverb.

1. He works ………………….. for his family.

a) hard
b) hardly

2. We have been monitoring the situation ……………………..

Academic idioms

October 27th, 2014 in Expressions

As easy as ABC

If something is as easy as ABC, it is very easy.

  • The exam was as easy as ABC.

School idioms

October 25th, 2014 in Expressions

Crack a book

To crack a book is to open a book to study. This expression is usually used in the negative.

Sentence completion exercise

October 24th, 2014 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase. This grammar exercise tests your understanding of basic grammar principles.

1. She ………………….. in a car crash.

Opposite and in front of

October 21st, 2014 in English Learning

The word opposite can be an adjective, an adverb or a noun.

As an adverb it means ‘across from’ or ‘facing something/someone’.

  • The bus stop is opposite the cinema.

Sentence completion exercise

October 20th, 2014 in English Learning

This exercise tests your ability to write conditional sentences. Complete the following sentences using an appropriate conditional verb form. There are very many possibilities. Just make sure that your sentences are correct and make sense.

Fitness Idioms

October 18th, 2014 in Expressions

Alive and kicking

If somebody is alive and kicking, they are well and healthy. The expression ‘alive and well’ means the same.

  • Although my grandmother is ninety-five, she is very much alive and kicking.