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Formation and uses of the possessive case

August 22nd, 2014 in Improve English

When the noun is singular, we make the possessive case by adding ’s to the singular.

Examples are given below.

The boy’s father

The girl’s mother

Combine using so…that…

June 20th, 2014 in Improve English

The correlative so…that… shows a cause and effect relationship.

Note the structure: so + adjective /adverb + that + clause.

An example is given below.

Adjective / adverb exercise

April 28th, 2014 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate adjective or adverb.

1. He runs ……………….. (fast / fastly)

2. The thief ……………. escaped. (near / nearly)

Correct use of some prepositions

January 30th, 2014 in Improve English

The preposition to is used to express movement towards a place.

I went to the market.

Let’s go to the park.

I’m going to the doctor’s office this afternoon.

Subordinating conjunctions of time and place

January 19th, 2014 in Improve English

Place

Subordinating conjunctions expressing place are: where, wherever

You should have wholegrain cereals for breakfast wherever that is possible.

He has hidden the treasure where no one will find it.

In/into and on/onto

December 7th, 2013 in Improve English

English prepositions cause a great deal of confusion for non-native speakers. This article is about some of the most common preposition pairs which are easily confused.

Question tags exercise

November 14th, 2013 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using appropriate question tags.

1. You like pasta, ………………………….

a) don’t you?

b) do you?

c) didn’t you?

d) like you?