Recommend and suggest

August 30th, 2014 in Improve English


To recommend is to advise that someone should do something.

Recommend that

Recommend can be followed by a that-clause.

  • I recommend that you apply for that job.

Rewrite as directed

August 29th, 2014 in English Grammar

Rewrite the given sentences.

1. I have never seen such a mess. (Begin with never)

2. He had hardly sat down to rest when someone knocked on the door. (Begin with hardly)

Passive voice exercise

August 27th, 2014 in English Quiz

Change the following sentences into the passive. Choose your answer from the given options.

1. People speak Hindi.

a) Hindi is spoken by people.

b) Hindi has spoken by people.

Error detection

August 27th, 2014 in English Learning

1. By the time he gets back from his foreign vacation, the company has appointed another person.

a) By the time

b) he gets back

c) from his foreign vacation

Adverbs exercise

August 26th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate adverb or adverb phrase.

1. She worked ……………….. for the examination.

a) hardly

b) hard

c) Either could be used here

Making suggestions

August 24th, 2014 in English for children

If two or more people are trying to decide what to do or buy, use We could… or Shall we…?

We could go to another store?

Kinds of nouns exercise

August 23rd, 2014 in English Quiz

Point out the nouns in the following sentences and state whether they are common, proper, collective or abstract.

1. The angry mob pelted stones at the police.