Active and passive voice exercise

January 30th, 2015 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with the correct forms of the verb.

1. The lion …………………………………. the elephant.

a) was killed
b) killed
c) killing
d) is killed

Articles exercise

January 28th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate articles. In some cases, no articles are needed.

1. It is ………………….. useful thing.

2. Saturn is ……………………. second largest planet in our solar system.

Sentence synthesis

January 27th, 2015 in English Learning

We can combine sentences in several different ways. We can, for example, use conjunctions. There are two types of conjunctions – coordinating conjunctions and subordinating conjunctions.

Comparison of adjectives

January 26th, 2015 in English Learning

Read the following sentences.

  • John is a good singer.
  • Peter is a good singer.
  • Tom is a good singer.

Adjectives review

January 25th, 2015 in English Learning

There are different kinds of adjectives.

Adjectives of quality

Adjectives of quality describe the kind, quality or characteristic of a person, animal, place or thing.

He is a clever boy.

Comparison of adjectives

January 25th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate adjective forms.

1. Mandarin is the …………………. widely spoken language in the world.

(a) much
(b) more
(c) most

American and British English spelling differences

January 24th, 2015 in Improve English

Use of the subjunctive

The subjunctive is a special kind of present tense which has no –s in the third person singular. It is very common in American English.