Food-related idioms

March 1st, 2015 in Expressions

Here is a list of food-related idioms.

Eat dirt

When you eat dirt you accept bad treatment without complaining.

  • My boss is in unscrupulous guy. He makes us eat dirt.

Kinds of sentences exercise

February 28th, 2015 in English Quiz

Identify the type of sentence.

There are 4 types of sentences in English.

Declarative
Imperative
Interrogative
Exclamatory

1. How well she sings!

2. What is your name?

English for everyday situations

February 27th, 2015 in English for children

In this lesson, we will learn some common English phrases that can be used in everyday situations.

When you are late

Expressing sympathy

February 26th, 2015 in English for children

In this lesson we will learn some phrases that we can use to express sympathy.

The most common way to show that you are sad for someone is to use the phrase I’m sorry to hear that…

Phrasal verbs exercise

February 26th, 2015 in English Quiz

This exercise tests your understanding of phrasal verbs.

1. He broke ………………… in the middle of his speech.

a) up b) in c) down d) off

Essential grammar terms

February 24th, 2015 in English Learning

Abstract nouns

Abstract nouns are words that refer to ideas that we can only feel, hear or think of. We cannot see them or touch them. Examples are: hope, agony, anguish, fear, frustration, beauty, kindness and glory.

Grammar review: types of sentences

February 23rd, 2015 in English Learning

There are four types of sentences in English.

  1. Declarative or assertive sentence
  2. Exclamatory sentence
  3. Imperative sentence
  4. Interrogative sentence

Declarative sentence

A declarative sentence makes a simple statement.